NTA NEET 2021 - Result (Released), Official Answer Key (Released), Cuoff, Counselling

NTA NEET 2021 - Result (Released), Official Answer Key (Released), Cuoff, Counselling

NTA NEET 2021 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) is has declared the NEETUG 2021 result on their official websites. The NTA announced the NEET 2021 result date and time as November 1, at 8 PM. As per the recent order by the Honourable Supreme court the NTA can release the NEET result 2021 officially at neet.nta.nic.in. The NEET 2021 result will contain the total score as well as section-wise score obtained by the students in NEET 2021. NEET 2021 aspirants can access the scorecard and ranking list from the official website neet.nta.nic.in.

Latest Updates for NEET

  • 01 Nov 2021:

    NEET result 2021 announced; Download scorecard here!

  • 01 Nov 2021:

    NEET 2021 result statistics and overall analysis released!

  • 28 Oct 2021:

    NEET 2021 result expected soon: Check details 

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NEET UG official answer key 2021 by NTA has been released and the answer key challenge window has been closed. The NTA conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on September 12, 2021, in pen and paper mode. The NEET 2021 phase 2 registrations has been concluded at neet.nta.nic.in on October 26. Candidates were required to fill in details in the NEET 2021 phase 2 application form before the last date to be mentioned by the authorities. NTA has released the NEET 2021 final answer key at the official website along with the result.

The NEET 2021 result has been released in the form of a scorecard. Candidates securing minimum NEET 2021 cutoff by NTA have qualified for the test. The NTA NEET result PDF mentions details such as the candidate details, subject-wise NEET 2021 percentile, marks scored out of 720, All India Rank, category rank, and 15% All India Quota rank.

The role of NTA in NEET admission 2021 has completed with the declaration of results. NTA NEET 2021 qualified candidates will be called for counselling by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) and respective state counselling bodies. Through NEET-UG, admission to 83,075 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, and 603 BVSc and AH seats including 1,899 AIIMS and 249 JIPMER seats will be granted

Earlier, NTA NEET admit card 2021 was released in the official website mentioning the allotted exam centre, reporting time, NEET dress code, and other guidelines. The admit card along with other documents needed to be carried to the allotted NEET 2021 exam centre. The article below provides the latest updates of NTA NEET 2021, important dates, applications, admit card, syllabus, exam patterns, eligibility, and NEET-UG 2021 preparation tips.

NTA NEET 2021 Scope

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) by NTA is the gateway exam for candidates who wish to pursue a career in medical sciences. NTA NEET scores are accepted by the MCC and state counselling committees to offer admission to qualified candidates in medical courses in the country. The scope of NTA NEET 2021 will be used for the following purpose:

  • Through NEET conducted by NTA, admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, Veterinary and other graduate-level medical courses will be granted.

  • On the basis of NTA NEET 2021, admission to 83,075 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, and 525 BVSc and AH seats including 1,899 AIIMS and 249 JIPMER seats will be granted

  • The admission through NEET scores by NTA will be accepted by government colleges, central and deemed universities, ESIC, AFMC, AIIMS, PGIMER, and JIPMER, along with private medical colleges.

NTA NEET 2021 highlights

Before preparing for the medical entrance examination, it is necessary to get an overview of the exam. The table below provides the key highlights of NTA NEET 2021.

NEET 2021 highlights



Exam name

National Eligibility cum Entrance test

Conducting body

National Testing Agency

Mode of conduct

Pen-paper based

Duration of exam

3 hours

Minimum eligibility

Qualified class 12

Subjects studied

Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Minimum age

17 years age

Mode of application form


Fee of application form

1,500 for UR, 1,400 for OBC, and 800 for SC/ST/PWD/Transgender

Number of applications (2021)

Over 16 lakh

Number of candidates appeared (2020)

13 lakhs

Official website


NTA NEET 2021 changes

The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the NEET 2021 information brochure with the following changes.

  • NEET 2021 exam centre: NEET 2021 exam centres was increased from 198 to 202.
  • NEET 2021 exam pattern- NTA revised the exam pattern, now there were 200 questions asked in the exam out of which candidates needed to answer 180. The questions were divided into two sections for each subject - Section A and B. Section A contained 35 questions while Section B had 15 questions. Out of these 15 questions, candidates could answer any 10, which makes it 180 questions.
  • Admission to nursing courses: Aspirants can now get admission to BSc Nursing courses through NEET scores
  • EWS Reservation- 10% reservation only in National institutes and central universities
  • OBC NCL Reservations - 27% reservation only in National Institutes and Central Universities
  • Tie-breaking method - The method of using age to break the tie has been cancelled.
  • Two sets to fill the application form - NTA has changed the NEET 2021 application process for medical aspirants. Now the essential fields to be filled at the time of registration and optional fields after the declaration of the result.
  • Non-Disclosure Agreement - NEET (UG) 2021 is a proprietary Examination and is conducted by NTA on behalf of NMC, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW). The contents of this exam are confidential, proprietary and are owned by NTA/NMC/MoHFW and explicitly prohibits the candidate from publishing, reproducing, or transmitting any or some content of this test, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, verbal or written, electronic or mechanical or for any purpose. Hangouts, Blogs, etc. using either one’s own account or proxy account (s).
  • Exam cities increased - NTA has increased the NEET 2021 exam cities to a total of 201 from 155.
  • List of centres issuing disability certificates increased - The disability certificates will be issued at 13 centres.
  • Total number of languages increased- Last year, the exam was conducted in a total of 11 languages. However, this time, the number of languages has been increased to 13 with Punjabi and Malayalam added as new.

NTA NEET 2021 important dates

NEET aspirants can check NTA NEET 2021 dates in the table below.

NTA NEET important dates


NEET 2021 dates

NEET 2021 registration date by NTA

July 13, 2021

NEET 2021 registration last date

August 10, 2021

Correction window for NTA NEET application form

August 11 to 14, 2021

NEET 2021 admit card download

September 6, 2021

NEET 2021 date by NTA

September 12, 2021

NTA NEET Result Date

November 1, 2021

NTA NEET Result 2021

The Supreme court stays a Bombay High court decision to re-conduct the exams for two aspirants. With the recent development the NTA will release the NEET results in the near future. The National Testing Agency is the authority to release the official NEET 2021 result. The NTA NEET 2021 result will include the candidates’ details, their percentile score, and NEET marks. Only candidates who will clear the NTA NEET cutoff will be considered as qualified and eligible for admission. Post-release of result candidates can check their expected rank using the NEET rank predictor.

How to check NTA NEET 2021 result?

  • Click on check NTA NEET result link available above

  • Enter NEET 2021 roll number and DOB and login

  • NTA NEET scorecard 2021 will be appear on the screen

  • Check NEET 2021 result

  • Check NTA NEET score and percentile

  • Verify the details mentioned in NEET 2021 scorecard

  • Download and take a two to three printouts of NEET UG result

NTA NEET 2021 cutoff

To qualify NEET 2021, candidates have to secure a minimum NTA NEET cut-off percentile. Check the table below to know the NTA NEET cutoff 2021.

NTA NEET cutoff


NTA NEET cut-off percentile

NTA NEET 2021 cut-off marks

NTA NEET 2020 cut-off marks


50 percentile

To be announced



45 percentile

To be announced



40 percentile

To be announced



40 percentile

To be announced


NTA NEET 2021 important events

The process of NEET 2021 consists of several important dates and important events. It is crucial for candidates to keep an eye on NTA NEET important events to avoid missing any deadlines. The major events in NEET admission 2021 are discussed below.

NTA NEET application form 2021- Phase 1

The filling of NEET phase 1 application form by NTA includes five basic steps:

  1. NEET registration on NTA official website

  2. Fill NTA NEET application form 2021

  3. Upload images in the NEET UG online form

  4. NTA NEET application fee payment

  5. Print out of successfully submitted NEET 2021 application form

NTA NEET application form 2021- Phase 2

Candidates must fill up each set of information on the NEET-UG 2021 phase 2 application form. If a candidate does not complete both NEET application form phases, his or her candidature will be cancelled, meaning the results of NEET 2021 will not be declared. Details to be filed in the NEET 2021 phase 2 registrations will be released soon.

Candidates must carefully read the NTA NEET eligibility criteria 2021 before filling the application form. Post filling the online form, it is mandatory for candidates to pay the NTA NEET application fee. Non-payment of fee or incomplete NEET-UG 2021 application form can lead to rejection. Check the NEET 2021 application form fee in the table below.

NTA NEET application fee


NEET 2021 application fee


Rs 1,500

General-EWS/ OBC-NCL

Rs 1,400


Rs 800

NTA NEET admit card 2021

The NTA released the NEET 2021 admit cards for candidates who have successfully submitted the application form. The NEET admit card 2021 included the details of the candidate, the allotted exam centre, and the schedule for the day of exam. Applicants must verify all the details mentioned in the NTA NEET 2021 admit card and in case of any error must report the same to the authorities.

Steps to download NTA NEET admit card

  • Visit neet.nta.nic.in and click on NEET admit card 2021 link.

  • Login using NEET 2021 application number, password, date of birth and security pin.

  • NTA NEET 2021 admit card will be displayed on the screen

  • Verify details mentioned on the hall ticket of NEET-UG

  • Check the NTA NEET 2021 exam centre allotted and reporting time

  • Read all the instructions mentioned in the NEET hall ticket.

  • Download and take multiple printouts of the NEET admit card.

NTA NEET exam centres 2021

NTA allotted the NEET 2021 exam centre to each successfully registered candidate. Applicants were informed about the NTA NEET exam centre via their hall ticket. The NEET exam centre 2021 were allotted to candidates on the basis of the preferences of exam city filled in the application form.

NTA NEET 2021 exam pattern

  • Duration of NTA NEET exam: 180 minutes

  • Mode of NEET-UG exam: Pen-paper/offline mode

  • Languages of NEET exam: English, Hindi, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Odia, Urdu, and Assamese

  • Nature of questions: Multiple choice questions

  • Number of questions in NEET 2021 exam: 200 questions (Out of which candidates need to answer 180)

  • Syllabus of NTA NEET: The syllabus of the NEET exam will be based on class 11 and 12 curricula. Questions in NEET-UG 2021 will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

NTA NEET medium of exam 2021

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will be conducted in 13 different languages. The NEET exam languages include English, Hindi and other regional languages. Check the complete list of NTA NEET languages 2021 below.

NEET languages 2021


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NTA NEET 2021 preparation

NTA NEET is one of the most popular and competitive entrance examinations in the country. Thus, it is crucial for medicine aspirants to prepare well for the NTA NEET exam 2021.

  • NTA NEET preparation strategy: Planning your strategy is the first step for NTA NEET 2021 preparation. Candidates must pay equal attention to every subject in the NEET UG syllabus, identify their scoring areas and master them and at the same time work on improving the weaker areas.

  1. NEET biology preparation: Biology carries the highest weightage in NTA NEET 2021 with 90 questions. NEET Biology consists of botany and zoology. The total marks biology as a subject carries in the NTA NEET exam is 360 marks.

  2. NEET chemistry preparation : Chemistry is one of the most scoring subjects in the NEET-UG exam 2021. 45 questions for 180 marks will be asked from chemistry in the NTA NEET question paper. The questions in the NEET 2021 chemistry section will be asked from topics from class 11 and 12th syllabus.

  3. NEET physics preparation : Physics is considered as the most challenging subject in NTA NEET 2021 exam. Physics concepts are often difficult and require additional effort and attention. 45 questions for 180 marks are asked in the NEET physics section. For NEET 2021 physics preparation, candidates must cover the class 11 and 12th syllabus of physics thoroughly.

  • NTA NEET books - Choosing the right set of books is the most important step towards starting your NTA NEET 2021 preparation. Each of the subjects - physics, chemistry, and biology requires in-depth knowledge and understanding to ace the NTA NEET UG exam. The best books to kickstart your NEET preparation are discussed here - Best Books for NEET 2021 Preparation – Physics, Chemistry, Biology

  • NTA NEET sample papers : Sample papers and NEET past year question papers are the two most important sources for the preparation of NTA NEET 2021. Additionally, candidates must also take mock tests to get familiar with the exam pattern of NEET-UG and judge their level of preparation and prepare better.

  • NTA NEET toppers interview : NEET 2021 aspirants can read NTA NEET toppers interviews and get insights for their preparation. With the help of interviews from NEET toppers, candidates can prepare their strategy to crack the coveted NTA NEET 2021 exam.

NTA NEET answer key 2021

Post successful conduct of the exam, coaching centres released the unofficial answer key of NEET 2021. Candidates were able to calculate their expected score based on the NEET unofficial answer key. NTA will release the NEET 2021 official answer key on its website. Candidates can download the NTA NEET answer key using their login details. NTA will also invite objections to the released NEET answer key 2021 by candidates. Students can challenge the NTA NEET 2021 answer key by paying Rs 1,000 per question. In addition to the answer key, NTA NEET OMR sheet will also be released by the authorities. Candidates can challenge any discrepancy in their NEET 2021 OMR sheet within the stipulated time.

How to download the NTA NEET official answer key

  • Click on the link which will be available below

  • Download the NTA NEET answer key 2021

  • The NEET 2021 answer key will include the questions number and the correct answer to that question.

  • Calculate the number of answer marks correct and incorrect using the NEET-UG answer key and OMR sheet.

  • Calculate the NTA NEET score using the formula given below.

Formula to calculate NEET 2021 score

4*(Number of Correct Responses) – 1*(Number of Incorrect Responses) = NTA NEET score 2021

Challenge the NTA NEET answer key

If candidates find any error in the NEET-UG answer key released by NTA, they can challenge the same. Students can challenge the NTA NEET answer key by paying a fee of rupees 1000 per question. If the query raised by the candidate is found to be correct, NTA will release the revised answer key of NEET 2021. However, in case of a candidate's challenge to a question being incorrect, the NTA NEET answer key will remain the same.

How to challenge the NTA NEET answer key?

  • Click on the link for challenging NTA NEET 2021 answer key provided above

  • Log in using your NEET application number 2021 and password

  • Click on ‘key challenge’ and select the desired booklet code of the NEET 2021 question paper

  • Select the question to challenge and the correct answer

  • Submit and pay the NTA NEET answer key challenge fee

  • Note down the transaction details for future reference

NTA NEET 2021 statistics


NEET statistics

Number of NTA NEET registrations

15.97 lakhs

Number of male candidates

7.16 lakhs

Number of female candidates

8.8 lakhs

Number of candidates appeared in NEET

13.66 lakhs

Number of candidates qualified NTA NEET exam

7.71 lakhs

Number of NEET exam centres by NTA


Number of NEET exam cities


Highest marks scored in NEET exam


Highest percentile scored as per NTA NEET result

99.9998537 by NEET topper - Soyeb Aftab

Number of colleges accepting NTA NEET scores

542 MBBS

313 BDS




47 BVSc & AH