How to fill NEET application form 2021 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the application form for NEET 2021 on July 13, 2021. A link to fill the application form has been provided on this page. In order to register for the medical exam, candidates need to fulfil the NEET 2021 eligibility criteria.
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For the 2021 session, the NTA has divided the NEET application form process into two phases. Details for the same has been provided in the article below. It is important that candidates be aware of how to fill the NEET 2021 application form prior to filling the same.
NEET 2021 is a national-level entrance test conducted by NTA. As per the latest news about NEET 2021, the medical exam will be conducted on September 12 in 13 languages across the nation. Aspirants seeking information regarding how to fill NEET application form 2021, stepwise procedure, important guidelines, video, etc can check the article below to know more details about it.
NEET 2021 application form release date
July 13, 2021
Last date to submit the NEET application form 2021
August 6, 2021
Last date to make NEET 2021 application fee payment
August 7, 2021
NEET application form correction window
August 8 to 12, 2021
Admit card release
September 9, 2021*
NTA NEET 2021 exam date
September 12, 2021
*means that date is tentative
Candidates must be aware of NEET 2021 eligibility criteria prior to filling application form so that they do not face rejection of the application. The points are given below mention the eligibility criteria of the NEET examination.
Nationality - Medical aspirants can be Indian Nationals, Non-Resident Indians, Overseas Citizens of India, Persons of Indian Origin, and Foreign Nationals to be eligible for NEET 2021
Qualifying exam - It is mandatory for admission seeking candidates to pass 10+2 or equivalent exam with Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as the core subjects from a recognized board of education. Candidates currently in class 12 or any other equivalent board are also eligible to apply by doing the NEET 2021 registration.
Qualifying marks - Candidates have different qualifying marks category-wise. These marks have to be secured by them as aggregate in PCB. For candidates belonging to the UnReserved category (UR), it is mandatory to score 50%, candidates from SC/ST/OBC have to secure 40%. Those candidates who belong to the Persons with Disability (PwD) category have to secure 45%
Minimum age - Aspiring candidates must complete 17 years of age as of December 31, 2021
Maximum age - The conducting body has not fixed any upper age limit for NEET 2021.
Maximum attempts - Candidates can give as many attempts of the exam as they want
Valid mobile number and email ID
Aadhar Card validity
It can be submitted as ID proof however it is not mandatory
In order to ensure that the candidate data is submitted quickly, the NEET UG 2021 application form process has been divided into two sets/phases.
Candidates can refer to the points given below for an idea of the stepwise procedure of filling the application form of NEET 2021.
Step 1. Registration
After completing the steps mentioned above candidates will be redirected to the ‘Registration page’ of NEET 2021. Replica of the same can be seen in the image below
On this page candidates will be provided columns to fill in their name, mother’s name, father’s name, gender, date of birth, category, nationality, state, identity type, ID proof number, valid mobile number, and email ID. It is to be noted that the candidate’s details like name, date of birth, and gender, in the application form and government ID proof must match. Also, their mother’s and father’s name should match with class 10 certificate.
Now candidates have to preview the information entered and click on ‘Next’
In the screen that appears after completing the steps above, candidates have to fill in the below-mentioned details
Create a password
Add a security question
Enter the OTP sent on their valid mobile number and email ID
Click on the ‘submit button after filling in the details
The screen that appears after completing the steps above will have a provisional registration number as shown in the image below. Candidates have to keep this number safe as this will be used along with the password created by them and serve as login credentials
Candidates have to then click on ‘Click here to login’ if they wish to continue filling the form or close the window if they wish to pause after the registration part
Step 2. Filling NEET application form 2021
Candidates have to follow the steps given below to fill in the basic details in NEET 2021 application form
A link for filling the application form of NEET is provided above. Candidates have to click on it and ‘Login’ with their provisional registration number and password created by them. Aspirants can refer to the image given below.
In the screen that appears candidate's have to enter the following details
Choice of language in which they wish their exam to be conducted (among 11 options choose one).
Choose three exam cities of your preference on the basis of priority.
After filling in the above details click on ‘Next’
3. In the next screen candidates have to enter their following details
Parent’s qualification, occupation, income
Declaration of dress code
4. In the next page enter your academic details of class 10, 11 and 12 or equivalent. At the bottom of this page candidates will be asked to fill their marks scored in Physics, Chemistry, Biology in class 12.
5. After filling the details candidates have to enter the "Security pin" and submit
6. Candidates will now be redirected to the review page to review details given by them. Here they have two options as mentioned-below
Press ‘Back’ button if they wish to make changes in the information entered by them
If there are no corrections or changes to be made they have to enter the OTP received on their registered mobile number and email ID, enter the security pin and click on ‘Final submit button’ to submit the details filled in NEET application form 2021
7. After completing the steps above candidates will be asked to confirm if they wish to submit the details. After they click on the ‘Yes! Please do’ button candidates will not be allowed to make any changes in NEET 2021 application form. Refer to the image given below
8. It is to be noted that candidates can choose to not confirm and not click on the Final submit button if they wish to make any changes. They will be allowed to correct or change details entered by them until the last date of filing the application form of NEET which is now August 6.
Step 3. Uploading photograph and signature
In this step medical aspirants have to upload their photograph and signature according to the specifications given in the table below.
Size and Format
|Specification for tool|
|Documents required for NEET form phase-1|
Size - 10 Kb to 200 Kb
Format - JPG
|2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI|
Postcard size picture
|4"x6" (Size 10 kb - 200 kb)||4.25 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI|
Size - 4 Kb to 30 Kb
Format - JPG
|2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI|
|Left-hand thumb impression||Size: 10 kb to 200 kb||2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI|
|NEET registration 2021 document specification phase-2|
|Class 10 passing certificate|
The candidate should scan his/her Class X Passing Certificate for uploading
|Size - 50 kb to 300 kb||2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI|
|Category certificate||SC/ST/OBC/EWS certificate||Size - 50 kb to 300 kb||PDF format|
|PwBD certificate||Certificate obtained by the list of centres mentioned in the brochure||Size - 50 kb to 300 kb||PDF format|
|Citizenship certificate||Citizenship/Embassy certificate or any documentary proof of citizenship in PDF format||Size - 50 kb to 300 kb||PDF format|
Step 4. Make payment of NEET 2021 application fee
In the next step, candidates have to make payment for the application form of NEET. Category wise application fee of NEET 2021 is given in the table above. There are certain points that are to be known to the candidates prior to making the NEET 2021 application fee payment
The mode of fee payment is online. Candidates can make the payment of the application form through credit/debit card and net banking using SBI/HDFC/ICICI/Syndicate bank payment gateway.
After this candidates will be redirected to the payment interface page where they can make NEET application fee payment.
Candidates must keep the receipt of fee payment if done offline.
Step 5. Confirmation page
After candidates have made application fee payments for the NEET application form 2021, the confirmation page screen will be displayed. When the screen displays this confirmation page it means that all the steps of the NEET 2021 application form have been completed successfully. The points given below have to be kept in mind regarding the confirmation page of the application form of NEET
Candidates have to go through all the details mentioned on the confirmation page and verify the same
The confirmation page will be sent to candidates on their registered mobile number and email ID
It is advised that candidates take at least 3-4 printouts of the page for future reference
In case candidate’s forget to take the printout of the confirmation page they can log in again using their provisional registration number and password and take the printout of the same
It is to be noted that candidates will not be able to download the confirmation page of NEET application form 2021 after the last date of filling the same
Replica of the confirmation page
The candidates who belong to Kashmir valley and will find unable to fill the NEET application form 2021 in online mode have been provided with a facility to fill and submit it in offline mode. NTA will release a special NEET 2021 application form for such candidates. NEET aspirants from Kashmir valley were required to download and print a hard copy of the application form and submit the application form at the nodal office. The information bulletin which carried all the information regarding NEET 2021 was also available at the nodal centre. Candidates can check the steps of how to fill the application form of NEET 2021 listed below.
Step 1: Click on the official link provided above on this page.
Step 2: Download the PDF of the offline NEET application form for Kashmir Valley candidates only.
Step 3: On the hard copy of the NEET application form 2021, fill your personal details like name, father's name, mother's name, date of birth, category, physical disability (if any), gender, address, state of eligibility, identity type, Identification number, email ID and mobile number. At the top, candidates must paste the latest photograph, put their signature, and put the left-hand thumb impression in the spaces provided.
Step 4: In the next step, candidates must fill their qualification details for Class 10 and Class 12. Candidates need to mention if they suffer from Diabetes, the medium of the question paper. Along with that, aspirants must provide four options of the NEET exam centre with the code. Once, all of these details have been filled, check the declaration box.
Step 5: Candidates are required to fill the self-declaration form in the next step to fill the NEET 2021 application form. The latest passport size picture, signature, and left-hand thumb impression have to be put in the spaces provided below on the page.
Step 6: Next, candidates are required to paste their postcard size photo on the space provided. 80% of the face has to visible on white background.
Step 7: In this step, candidates have to paste a photocopy of their Class 10 pass certificate in the space provided below.
Step 8: After filling the NEET application form will have to be submitted along with all the required documents at the nodal centre.
Nodal Officer: Mr Abdul Qayoom Tantray
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org, Address: Delhi Public School, Athwaja, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir-190004Mob: 9596143555Google link: https://plus.codes/8J6P2VRJ+H3
Step 9: Candidates who are filling the application form of NEET 2021 will have to pay the prescribed application fee in the form of a Demand Draft drawn in favor of Director General, National Testing Agency, payable at NOIDA (UP).
Information regarding corrections to be made in the uploaded images will be sent to medical aspirants via mail. Refer to the steps below to make the required changes in NEET application form 2021.
Click on the ‘NEET Candidate Login’ link provided above on this page
Enter your login credentials, i.e., provisional registration number and password (created at the time of registration)
Make the changes required as per specifications
Candidates will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number and email ID once the corrections are done
The screen will display a slip of correction, candidates must take a printout of the same for future use
The government has set up CSCs for candidates (especially from rural areas) to be able to fill and submit NEET application form 2021 despite lack of proper resources. Candidates should seek the help of this CSCs in case they face difficulty in making fee payments for NEET 2021 application form. They can also do the same in offline mode of e-wallet, etc.
The country has more than 2.4 lakh CSCs set up by the government, the list of the same will be made available on the official website of the exam. These CSCs charge a nominal fee for the services they provide, which can be checked in the table below
Assistance in completing processes of NEET application form 2021 submission (from the preparation of an email-Id to the printing of confirmation page)
Uploading of scanned documents (only)
Payment of NEET 2021 application fee (online through e-wallet)
0.5% of the total transaction fee
INR 5/- per page
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