NEET 2021 Application Form (Released) - Last Date, How to Apply Online & Fees

NEET 2021 Application Form (Released) - Last Date, How to Apply Online & Fees

NEET Application Form 2021 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the NEET 2021 application form on July 13. A link to start NEET registration 2021 is provided below. Aspirants can fill the form at NEET application website at neet.nta.nic.in. As per the NEET 2021 application form latest news, the registration has been divided into two sets/phases. Candidates can fill the form till the NEET 2021 last date for registration which is August 6 till 11:50 PM. NEET 2021 brochure PDF has also been released on the official websiteDirect link to fill NEET application form 2021 - Click here

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  • 13 Jul 2021:

    Read NEET 2021 application form live updates here.

  • 12 Jul 2021:

    Education minister announced NEET 2021 exam date; Check details here

  • 02 Jun 2021:

    NEET 2021 official website launched; check details here.

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Only candidates fulfilling the NEET eligibility criteria can register for NEET UG exam. As per the latest update on NEET 2021 application, the first set of registration needs to be done before the NEET form fill up last date 2021, while the second set of information can be filled in before the declaration of NEET result. Candidates will be notified separately about the release of NEET application phases. The NEET (UG) – 2021 exam date is now September 12. To appear for the NEET exam, eligible aspirants must submit the application form on or before the NEET 2021 registration last date.

The application can be filled in five steps which include neet.nta.nic.in registration 2021, filling application form, uploading images, NEET form fee payment, and confirmation page printout. Every year, more than 15 lakh candidates register for NTA NEET. Last year, NTA received 15,97,435 NEET application forms. Read the article on the NEET application form 2021 release date, how to fill it, documents required, registration fees, and other details.

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Latest news & updates on NEET application form 2021

July 20, 2021 - Several students are demanding NEET 2021 postponement using #postponeneetUG2021tilloctober on Twitter. However, neet.nta.nic.in 2021 application form has been released and registration has also been started.

July 13, 2021 - NEET 2021 application form can be filled in two phases - one to be filled before the final submission of NEET 2021 form and second set needs to be filled before the declaration of result. Filling all seats/phases at the time of availability is a major requirement for NEET application form 2021. The brochure has provided the list of columns to be filled in NEET form 2021, which can be checked below.

July 13, 2021 - As per the NEET latest updates by NTA, the official notification on registration has been released. Check the official notification below.

July 13, 2021 - NEET application form 2021 has released. The link to start NEET registration is provided above. The last NEET registration 2021 date is August 6 till 11:50 PM.

July 13, 2021 - NTA is updating its NEET 2021 registration website - neet.nta.nic.in. Aspirants can fill the NEET application form 2021 till the last date through this website.

July 13, 2021 - NTA official registration website is not working properly.

July 13, 2021 - NTA will be releasing the neet.nta.nic.in 2021 application form today from 5:00 PM onwards at the official website. Before the commencement of registration, the NEET notification 2021 will be released with all other details of the entrance test.

July 12, 2021 - The NEET 2021 application form will be released tomorrow. The Dharmendra pradhan new Education Minister of India tweets regarding the NEET UG 2021 update can be checked below.

The NEET (UG) 2021 will be held on 12th September 2021 across the country following COVID-19 protocols. The application process will begin from 5 pm tomorrow through the NTA website(s).

— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021 - Reports are claiming that NTA NEET 2021 notification will be out by next week.

July 7, 2021 - Students are demanding an update on the NEET 2021 exam date after the announcement of JEE Main 2021 exam date for the 3rd and 4th sessions. However, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has not announced any update on NEET 2021 dates yet.

July 6, 2021 - A fake notice on the complete exam schedule is being circulated which includes, NEET 2021 form date, NEET 2021 registration last date, and all other important exam dates. NTA has not released NEET 2021 form date yet.

June 28, 2021 - As per the latest news of NEET 2021, students had expected that in the live session which was conducted by Education Minister on June 25, any NEET latest updates will be announced but no announcement was made by Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.

June 5, 2021 - As per the NEET 2021 latest news, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to cancel NEET 2021 and all other national level entrance exams, keeping in mind the safety of the students.

I've written to @PMOIndia urging him to cancel the conduct of NEET and all other national level entrance exams, keeping in mind the safety of the students, as the reasons for cancelling the class XII board exams are equally applicable to entrance exams as well. pic.twitter.com/It2ngW55r2

— M.K.Stalin (@mkstalin) June 5, 2021

June 2, 2021 - The official website of NTA NEET 2021 is activated and showing the NEET 2021 application form to be available soon.

March 12, 2021 - As per the NEET UG 2021 exam date latest news, the exam will be conducted on August 1 only once a year in an offline, that is, pen-paper-based mode.

Is NEET Application Form 2021 Released?

Aspirants should know that the NEET 2021 application form date by NTA has been announced as July 13. As per the NEET-UG 2021 latest news, NTA has released the NEET UG 2021 application form and start the registration process at neet.nta.nic.in. Aspirants have to register themselves by fulfilling the NEET application requirements. Students are advised to keep track of the neet.nta.nic.in 2021 application form from the official website. Aspirants can check the steps to fill the application form for NEET 2021 below.

Check the table below to know the details on when will NEET 2021 registration start?

NEET 2021 Application Form Latest Dates

Events

NEET dates*

Publication of NTA NEET Information Brochure

July 13, 2021 - Started

Start date for NTA NEET 2021 application form

July 13, 2021, 5:00 PM

Last date to fill NEET online form

August 6, 2021, till 11:50 PM

Last date to submit registration fees

August 7, 2021, up to 11:50 PM

NEET 2021 Correction window

August 8, 2021

Last date of the correction windowAugust 12, 2021
NEET admit card release date3 days before the exam
NEET 2021 exam dateSeptember 12, 2021

NEET Application Form 2021 Released

As per the latest update, the NEET 2021 exam date by NTA has been announced. The NEET exam date 2021 is September 12, 2021. The registration process of NEET 2021 will be started at neet.nta.nic.in. Students are demanding authorities to announce the NEET 2021 registration date have now got clarity. For a better idea, candidates can check year-wise NEET registration form release dates from the table below.

NEET exam registration - Year wise trends

YearStarting Date Last Date
2021July 13, 2021August 6, 2021
2020December 2, 2019January 6, 2020
2019November 1, 2018December 7, 2018
2018February 8, 2018March 9, 2018
2017January 31, 2017March 1, 2017

NTA NEET UG Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the NEET application form, aspirants have to go through the eligibility criteria. Aspirants can check the NEET 2021 eligibility criteria for filling the application form below.

NEET UG eligibility criteria 2021

ParametersEligibility criteria

Nationality

Candidates eligible for NEET 2021 include:

  • Indian Nationals
  • Foreign Nationals
  • NRI
  • PIO
  • OCI

Age requirement for NEET 2021

Aspirants applying for NEET 2021 must have completed a minimum of 17 years of age at the time of admission as of 31 December 2021.

Minimum Qualification

Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as core subjects from a recognized board.

Minimum marks required in the qualifying examination

  • General - 50%,

  • OBC/SC/ST - 40%,

  • PWD - 45%

Number of permitted attempts

There are no restrictions on the maximum NEET attempt limit 2021.

NEET Application Form 2021 – What to keep ready beforehand

Aspirants are advised to keep the documents and details ready before NEET 2021 registration. Keeping the documents beforehand will help aspirants to fill NEET application form smoothly with minimal chances of mistakes. Aspirants should be aware of the documents and NEET photo requirements 2021 before applying for it. The basic necessity which must be ensured is using the prescribed and compatible Internet browser. The relevant documents things to keep ready before filling neet.nta.nic.in NEET application form 2021 are as follows:

  1. Valid Mobile Number

  2. Valid Email Address

  3. Class 10 details and Class 12 details (Marksheet, certificate, roll number, school address, and other details)

  4. Correct spelling of Father and Mother's name

  5. Aadhaar number (last 4 digits only)

  6. Class 12 Roll number issued by the Board/Election Card (EPIC No.), Passport Number, ration card number, bank account or any other valid Govt. identity number

  7. Scanned images of passport-size photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression, Class 10 pass certificate and postcard size photograph Details are given in the table below

  8. Credit/Debit card, Net Banking and UPI payment gateway details (for online payment)

NEET application form requirements - things to keep ready beforehand

Category of CandidatesTypes of permissible IDs
Indian Nationals of all StatesAadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/, Class XII Roll number issued by the Board, Election Card (EPIC No.), Ration Card, Bank Account Passbook with Photograph, Passport Number or Number of any other Photo Identity Card issued by Government.
NRIsPassport Number, Aadhaar (last 4 digits)
Foreign Nationals/ OCI/PIOPassport Number

Document required for NEET 2021 application form

NEET registration 2021 must be filled in two sets/phases. So, the document requirement for the NEET application form 2021 changes accordingly. The documents required for NEET application form phase one are passport and postcard size photograph, left hand thumb impression, signature and self-declaration certificate for J&K aspirants. The second phase NEET registration documents required are - category certificate, PwBD certificate, Class 10 certificate and citizenship certificate. The document specifications required in NEET form 2021 can be checked below. Medical aspirants are advised to use an online tool to resize the images to be uploaded in the application form of NEET 2021. Aspirants should be aware of NEET 2021 application form requirements. The dimensions to be followed for creating NEET 2021 photos & documents can be mentioned below.

Document specification for NEET application form

Documents

Specifications

Size and Format

Specification for tool
Documents required for NEET form phase-1

Passport Photograph

  • Latest photograph
  • White background

  • 80% face coverage, ears clearly visible, on white background

Size - 10 Kb to 200 Kb

Format - JPG

2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI

Postcard size picture

  • Must be taken on or after September 1, 2019.
  • Preferably with name and date of taking the photograph.
  • Photograph should not be with cap or goggles.
  • 80% face coverage, ears clearly visible, on white background
4"x6" (Size 10 kb - 200 kb)4.25 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI

Signature

  • White Background

  • Sign with black pen

  • Signature must not be in capital letters.

Size - 4 Kb to 30 Kb

Format - JPG

2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
Left-hand thumb impression
  • In case of any eventuality of left-hand thumb being unavailable, right-hand thumb impression may be used
  • Blue ink on white paper
Size: 10 kb to 200 kb2.5 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 kb2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
Category certificateSC/ST/OBC/EWS certificateSize - 50 kb to 300 kbPDF format
PwBD certificateCertificate obtained by the list of centres mentioned in the brochureSize - 50 kb to 300 kbPDF format
Citizenship certificateCitizenship/Embassy certificate or any documentary proof of citizenship in PDF formatSize - 50 kb to 300 kbPDF format

NEET application process can be summed in a few steps:

  • NEET Registration 2021

  • Filling in the application of NEET 2021

  • Uploading of scanned images

  • NEET application fee payment

  • Printing of confirmation page

How to fill NEET application form 2021?

NEET UG 2021 application form step-by-step procedure can be checked below. Aspirants are advised to follow the NEET 2021 registration steps to avoid making any mistakes.

Step 1 – NEET Registration 2021

To fill NEET 2021 application form, candidates required to click on 'fill application form'. In the new page, click on 'New registration' which will lead to the instructions page which must be read carefully. Then, click on a declaration that instructions have been read.

In the NEET-UG registration process, fill in the details in the below manner. A password must also be created as per the given specifications which will be the password for all future login. A provisional application number will be generated after registration for NEET 2021 login. This will be the user ID that will have to be used to neet.nta.nic.in login 2021.

The following details must be entered during NEET 2021 registration:

  • Candidate's Name

  • Mother's Name

  • Father's Name

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • Nationality

  • State of Eligibility

  • Category

  • Person with Disabilities

  • Identification Type

  • Identification Number

  • Mobile Number

  • Email ID

  • Security Pin (as displayed on the screen)

Choose Password: The next step would be to choose a password, retype the same, enter a security question and chose the answer. Keep the security question and answer safe as this may be required to retrieve the password in case a candidate forgets it.

To complete the NEET registration, candidates must verify the above details and submit them.

Generation of Provisional Application Number of NEET 2021 – With successful registration for NEET, the provisional application number will be displayed. This must be noted down as it is the NEET 2021 login ID for all future logins.

Particulars checklist to be verified - Candidates need to verify all the details by clicking on each section. No one will be allowed to proceed without ticking on the particulars. Aspirants are advised to verify all the details carefully, as no one will be make changes.

Step 2 – Filling up the NEET 2021 application form

After completing the registration process. candidates have to click on 'Complete Application Form' as shown in the image below. Login using the provisional registration number and password. It is mandatory to fill remaining details in the application form of NEET 2021. The other details to be filled in the NEET 2021 application form are:

Section 1. Personal Details – Some details from Registration will be auto displayed and these cannot be changed. However, many other details are to be filled in the NEET application form as follows

  • Candidate’s Name – auto-generated from registration

  • Mother’s and Father’s Name - auto-generated from registration

  • Gender - auto-generated from registration and cannot be changed during the application correction

  • Category - auto-generated from registration and cannot be changed during correction

  • Date of Birth - auto-generated from registration

  • Nationality - auto-generated from registration and cannot be changed during correction

  • Persons with disability - auto-generated from registration and cannot be changed during correction

  • Do you belong to Minority Category?

  • Are you suffering from Diabetes Type I?

  • Identification Type

  • Identification Number

Section 2. Apply for - The entrance exam - NEET - will be filled in by default. Then, aspirants need to provide the following details:

  • Medium of NEET question paper - The exam paper will be conducted in 13 languages - English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannda, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
  • Selection of NEET 2021 exam city - Candidates need to choose four preferences of exam cities where the test will be conducted - To know the list of NEET 2021 exam centres - Click here

Section 3. Academic details (Class 12 or equivalent) - Enter the following 10+2 qualifying details:

  • Pass status
  • Year of passing/appearing
  • Qualifying exam code - To know about NEET qualification code
  • Place of schooling
  • Type of school/college
  • Qualifying examination state
  • Qualifying examination district
  • School board
  • Result mode
  • Roll number
  • School/college name and address
  • School/college pin code
  • Enter the security pin

Particulars checklist to be verified - After filling all the details, the pop-up notification to review all the details carefully. Then, candidates need to click on the following particulars to confirm that the details are filled carefully.

  • My name
  • Father name
  • Mother name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Question paper medium
  • Examination cities
  • Educational details
  • Click on 'I Agree'

Step 3 – Uploading of scanned documents and images

After filling out the details in the application form of NEET 2021, the next step is to upload scanned copies of the photograph and signature as specified. Candidates need to click on 'upload documents'

  • Passport Photograph: It must be passport size with a white background having the name of the candidate and date of photograph underneath the image. Size of the file can be 10 kb to 200 kb in JPEG format.

  • Signature: This must be done with a black ink pen on a white paper and should be scanned to a file with size 4 kb to 30 kb in JPG format.

  • Left-hand thumb impression: Candidates must upload a digital image of the left-hand thumb impression on white paper with blue ink in JPG format and the size should be between 10 kb to 200 kb.

  • Postcard size photo: Apart from the passport size photo, candidates are required to upload postcard size photograph in JPG format with size between 10 kb to 200 kb.

Step 4 – Payment of NEET Application Fee

NEET 2021 application fee can be paid in online mode only:

After the uploading of documents as per the specifications, the option to pay NEET application fee 2021 will appear on the screen. Click on 'pay examination fee'. The application fee of NEET UG-2021 must be paid in online mode. NEET registration fee varies for general, OBC/ST/SC and EWS categories. Candidates must ensure that the Credit/Debit card used for payment is within the validity period. For net banking, it is advisable to check the balance of the account and keep all the credentials ready before logging on to submit the application form.

To pay the application fee, aspirants need to select the mode of payment and payment provider. Check the image below.

Online Payment: Through Debit/Credit/ Net Banking and Unified Payment Interface (UPI) using State Bank of India/Syndicate Bank/ICICI Bank/HDFC Bank/Paytm service provider.

Note: Keep the proof of payment in the form of transaction ID/ receipt in case of online payment safe till admission is complete.

Application fee for NEET 2021

Categories

Application Fee

General/OBC Candidates

Rs. 1,500/-

General-EWS/ OBC-NCL*Rs 1400/-

SC/ST/PH Candidates

Rs. 800/-

Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable

Step 5 – Printing the NEET Acknowledgement receipt

  • Once the application fee is paid, a confirmation page or acknowledgement receipt will be generated. This means that the application of NEET 2021 has been successfully submitted.

  • A copy of the NEET acknowledgement or confirmation page will also be sent to the registered email as well the mobile number of the candidates.

  • Candidates are advised to save this acknowledgement receipt for future reference. They are also advised to take a printout of the same for reference.

Important Documents to be retained till admission:

  1. Printout of NEET 2021 confirmation page

  2. Proof of payment of application fee

  3. 6 to 8 copies of photograph uploaded

  4. Copy of system generated Self-Declaration in respect of candidate from J&K who have opted for seats under 15% All India Quota

How to retrieve password for NEET application form 2021?

There are two methods to retrieving it. However, before going to that, there are a few steps they must follow.

Click on, “Forgot password” link in the candidate’s login.

Two options will come on the screen

  • Using security question and its answer: Candidates have to enter the following details: NEET 2021 Application NumberSecurity questionSecurity answerEnter security pin which is case sensitive

  • Using the verification text: For this option, aspirants need to enter the following details:Application numberDate of BirthEnter security pin which is case sensitive

  • Using the reset link sent at email ID: Students need to enter the following details:NEET application numberDate of birthEnter the security pin which is case sensitive

Correction of image discrepancy in NEET 2021 application form

NTA will intimate all registered students about the image discrepancy which must be corrected before the last date. Any modifications or corrections to the photograph/signature could be done using the login facility given by NTA or even with the correction window. Candidates must follow the steps below to correct any discrepancies in their photograph or signature uploaded with the NEET application form 2021:

Steps to correct image discrepancies

  • Click on the 'NEET candidate login' link provided here

  • Enter the NEET application number and password

  • The option to upload the photograph/signature will be displayed on the screen.

  • Upload the correct images as per the given specifications.

  • Verify once before submitting it.

  • After submission, an OTP number will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number of the candidates

  • After the given OTP number is entered, the NEET correction slip will be displayed on the screen.

  • It is advised to safe keep this printout for future reference.

NEET correction window 2021

The correction window for NEET application form 2021 will be available, only for registered candidates. A link for online NEET UG 2021 correction window will be provided above. Aspirants have to edit any details and exam cities choices in the NEET application form 2021. Candidates can use the NEET application form correction guide to edit the mistakes made or incorrect details entered in the application form as well as the exam centers by the specified date. To make the changes and use the NEET 2021 correction window, candidates were required to login by entering their NEET application number and password. The following details could be corrected in the NEET 2021 application form.

Details that can be corrected in NEET application form

  1. Personal details

  2. Place of birth

  3. Medium of question paper

  4. Choice of exam city

  5. Academic details of Class 10, 11 and 12

  6. Permanent and correspondence address

  7. Details of parents/guardians

  8. Dress code

Details which cannot be edited in NEET correction window:

  1. Registered mobile number
  2. Email ID registered

Steps for NEET correction window 2021

  • Candidates were required to click on the link provided on this page

  • Enter the NEET 2021 application number and password

  • Click here for correction in NEET (UG) 2021 Application Form

  • Once the application form of NEET 2021 is displayed, candidates can edit the fields mentioned above

  • After making the relevant corrections in the NEET application form 2021, click on 'Preview and Submit'

  • An OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number of the candidates.

  • Enter the OTP number and click on 'Final Submit'

  • A warning message will pop-up on the screen, which asks, 'This is the one-time correction facility, no correction will be allowed after final submission. Do you wish to submit the corrected application form finally?'

  • Click on 'Please do' to submit the corrections or else click on 'oops no' to go back and make some other corrections.

  • After submitting the corrections, the NEET application correction slip will be displayed on the screen with the corrected information.

  • It is advised to take three to four printouts of correction slip.

NEET applicant statistics over the years

The medical eligibility cum entrance exam, NEET, witness more than 15 lakh aspirants registering for the exam every year. Last year NEET exam saw 15.97 lakh candidates registering with 14 lakh plus students actually appearing for the exam. The number of applicants filling NEET application form has been steadily increasing to bring the competition levels up for the 83,075 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, 525 BVSc and AH seats that are at stake in this national level undergraduate examination for medical courses across the country. The NEET application statistics for the past years can be checked below.

NEET application form statistics

Candidates

NEET 2020

NEET 2019

NEET 2018

NEET 2017

Number of candidates registered

1597435

15,19,375

13,26,725

11,38,890

Number of candidates appeared

1366945

14,10,755

12,69,922

10,90,085

Registered Male Candidates

716586

6,80,414

5,80,649

4,97,043

Appeared Male Candidates

618075

6,30,283

5,53,849

4,73,305

Registered Female Candidates

880843

8,38,955

7,46,075

6,41,839

Appeared Female Candidates

748866

7,80,467

7,16,072

6,16,772

Registered Transgender Candidates

6

6

1

8

Appeared Transgender Candidates

4

5

1

8

NEET registrations over the years

NEET admit card 2021

NEET 2021 admit card will be released 15 days prior to the exam date in online mode. NEET 2021 examination will be conducted on August 1, 2021. NEET UG hall ticket must be downloaded using the required credentials. It is mandatory for aspirants to download NEET 2021 admit card and carry it at the exam centre with relevant documents. Only the successfully registered candidates can download the admit card of NEET 2021 which mentions personal, exam details, date and time, exam centre name and address, photograph, signature, and other information.

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