NEET 2021 to be held on August 1 whereas NEET Application Form 2021 date will be released shortly on the official website i.e. ntaneet.nic.in. As per NEET Eligibility Criteria, candidates who have passed 10+2 in PCB with 50% marks or appearing for class 12 are eligible to fill NEET Application Form 2021.
NEET Latest Updates:
- April 21: Details like Parent’s Name, Gender, Category, PWD status, etc can be edited during NEET form correction facility. Read More
- April 18: NEET aspirants will be required to upload the documents as per the format prescribed by NTA. Check Here
- April 15: Postponement of CBSE Class 12 exam dates could lead to delay in NEET Registration process. Read More
NEET 2021 Registration fee will be INR 1500 for GN, INR 1400 for EWS, and INR 800 for other category candidates which can be paid online. More than 15 lakh aspirants register for NEET every year. Last year 15,97,435 aspirants had filled NEET Application Form. Read the article to know more about how to fill NEET application form 2021, Eligibility, Documents required to fill the form, and much more.
Highlights of NEET Registration 2021
|NEET Conducting Body||NTA (National Testing Agency)|
|Official Website of NEET||ntaneet.nic.in|
|Mode of NEET Application Form 2021||Online|
|NEET Eligibility Criteria||Appearing or Passed Class 12 with PCB|
|Age Limit||Above 17 Years, No Upper Age Limit|
|NEET Application Fees 2021||GN – INR 1500, EWS – 1400, Other Category – INR 800|
NEET Application Form 2021 Dates
|NEET 2021 Exam Date (Out)||August 1, 2021|
|Release of NEET application form 2021||3rd week of April 2021|
|Last date for submission of NEET application form 2021||3rd week of May 2021|
|Last date for fee payment||3rd week of May 2021|
|Correction window availability||4th week of May 2021|
- Study Plan and Timetable for NEET 2021: Check Monthly Preparation Plan
- NEET 2021 Language Wise Sample Papers
Documents Required for NEET Registration 2021
The following documents are required for the process of NTA NEET Registration:
- 10th class mark sheet
- 12th class mark sheet
- Scanned copy of candidate’s passport-sized photograph
- Scanned copy of candidate’s signature
- Scanned copy of postcard size photograph
- Scanned copy of left-hand thumb impression
- Valid ID proof
Candidate’s category Type of Permissible ID Proof Indian Nationals of all states Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits), Class XII Roll Number, Election Card (EPIC No.), Ration Card No., Bank Account Passbook with Photograph, Passport Number or Number of any other Photo Identity Card issued by Government. NRIs Passport Number, Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits) Foreign Nationals/OCI/PIO Passport Number
How to Fill NEET Application Form 2021?
Filling the NTA NEET Registration 2021 consists of four simple steps as indicated below:
Step 1 – NTA NEET 2021 Registration
The first step is to generate your login credentials i.e. NTA NEET Registration Number and Password. This can be down by following these steps -
- Visit the official website and click on the ‘New Registration’ link and then click on ‘Apply Online’.
- Fill in your Personal, Academic and Other details asked in NEET Application form very carefully.
- Once you click on ‘Final Submit’, you will not be allowed to change any details. Therefore, candidates are advised to review their application form carefully.
Step 2 – Uploading of Scanned Images
- Post successful filling of application form, you will be issued NEET Login credentials. Next step is scanning and uploading Passport size, Post Card size Photo, Signature, Left hand thumb impression and Class X Passing Certificate in the form as per the Guidelines for Uploading of Photo & Sign in NEET Form.
|Passport Size Photograph||10 – 200kb||JPG||Latest photograph with White background & 80% face coverage|
|Signature||4 – 30 kb||JPG||Sign must be done with a blue or black pen on white background|
|Left-hand thumb impression (if required)||10 – 50kb||JPG|| |
Left-hand thumb with Blue ink on white paper
|Class X Passing Certificate (if required)||100 – 400kb||JPG||Candidate must upload a scanned copy of X Passing Certificate.|
Step 3 – Payment of NEET Application Fee
- After filling the form, candidates have to pay the application fee through UPI App/ Debit card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ E-wallet.
|General – EWS & OBC||INR 1400|
|SC/ ST/ PwD||INR 800|
|GST (applicable @18%)|
Step 4 – Download Confirmation Page
- If your application status shows ‘Confirmed’, it means your application is accepted by the exam authorities.
- Take a print out of NEET 2021 Application Form as well as of the confirmation page.
Forget your NEET Application Form 2021 Login?
In case you forget your credentials for NEET Application Login, do not panic follow these simple steps to retrieve the particulars.
- Visit the official website and go to the candidate login.
- Click on ‘Forgot Password’.
- You will be redirected to the password generation page.
- Reset your password by generating an OTP or by answering the security question.
- Fill up the fields and enter your new password.
NEET 2021 Form Correction
NTA will release the official notification about the reopening of the Form correction facility. Candidates will be able to access the application form correction option from the official website through their login credentials. Read More NEET 2021 Form Correction
Fields that can be modified are mentioned below:
|Mother’s Name||Father’s Name||Gender||Category|
|State Code of Eligibility||Person with Disability||Nationality||Any Discrepancy in Uploaded Documents|
How to Correct NEET Documents Disrcipency?
Every year NTA releases the guidelines for uploading the documents according to which the documents should be of the following size then only you can upload them in the application form.
- Passport Size Photograph 10 – 200kb
- Signature 4 – 30 kb
- Left-hand thumb impression (if required) 10 – 50kb
- Class X Passing Certificate (if required) 100 – 400kb
If your document is not between the size mentioned above then you can scan your images again and compress them to attain the required size. Other than the image should be uploaded only in JPG format.
NEET Registration Statistics 2020 v/s 2019
|Number of candidates registered||15,19,375||15,97,435|
|Number of Candidates Present||14,10,755||13,66,945|
|Number of Candidates Absent||1,08,620||2,30,490|
Quick Links for NEET 2021 Preparation:
- Online Resources & Applications for NEET 2021 Preparation
- NEET 2021 Subject Wise Books for Preparation
CSC Service & fees for NEET Registration
Candidates who do not have internet access can take the benefit of CSC services set up by NTA. The charges of CSC services are mentioned below:
|Service||Charges of CSC|
|Filling NEET application form||Rs 25|
|Online payment of NEET application fee||0.5% of the transaction value|
NEET 2021 Helpline
- Help Desk Contact No.: +91 8076535482, +91 7703859909
- NEET E-mail id: firstname.lastname@example.org
- NTA NEET Postal Address: C-20 1A/8, Sector 62, Gautam Budh Nagar, ITK Outreach Centre, NOIDA-20130
- NTA Telephone number: 0120-3946612
What After Filling NEET Application Form 2021?
- To correct errors in NEET Application Form candidates will get the facility of NEET Form Correction for a particular period of time.
- NEET 2021 Admit Card will only be issued to successfully registered candidates.
- Keep the copy of NEET Application form and admit card save with yourself till the time of admission.
NEET Application Form 2021 FAQs
Ques. What is the release date of NEET Application form 2021?
Ans. NEET 2021 Application forms are expected to be released in the month of April 2021.
Ques. Can I fill NEET 2021 Application form in offline mode?
Ans. No. Candidates cannot fill NEET application form 2021 in the offline mode as only online form filling facility will be provided by NTA.
Ques. Are any corrections allowed in NEET 2021 application form?
Ans. Yes. NTA will open NEET 2021 Application Form Correction Window. Candidates can make the changes within the stipulated time frame. Candidates can correct only these details: Mother’s Name, Father’s Name, Gender, Category, Person with Disability, State Code of Eligibility, Nationality
Ques. Can we submit the application form for NEET offline?
Ans. No. Submission of NEET Application form and payment of Application fee can be done via online mode only. For any kind of assistance regarding the filling, submission of payment of fee, candidates can contact the nearest Common Services Center.
Ques. What is the age limit for appearing in NEET 2021? How many attempts are allowed?
Ans. It is mandatory that the candidate has achieved the age of 17 years by December 31, 2021. The upper age limit for NEET has been removed. There are no restrictions on the number of attempts also, a candidate can sit for NEET any number of times if they fulfill the rest of the NEET eligibility criteria. However, the candidature of candidates appearing who are more than 25 years of age is subject to the orders of the Supreme Court.
Ques. Is it permissible to change or retrieve the password of NEET application form 2021? How?
Ans. Yes. It is possible to retrieve the password of NEET. In case a candidate forgets the password, he/she can retrieve the same through the following steps:
Through OTP (One Time Password) on Registered Mobile Number: Candidates will need to enter their ‘Registration Number’, ‘Candidate’s Name’ and ‘Date of Birth’.
Answering the Security Question set while registering: Candidates can also retrieve the password by answering a bunch of security questions.
Forgot Mobile number and Email ID: In order to retrieve the password through this method, candidates will need to have to enter personal details.
Ques. Can we attach the photo without name and date printed on it?
Ans. It is mandatory to have the candidate’s name and date of clicking the picture on the passport-sized photograph. Take multiple copies of the photograph since the same will be required for the Admit Card and throughout the admission process.
Ques. If a candidate is not appearing for the exam, can the application fee be refunded?
Ans. No, the Application Fee is non-refundable, irrespective of whether the candidate sits for the exam or not.
Ques. Can OCI candidates appear for NEET 2021 if they don’t have an Aadhar Card?
Ans. Yes, for such candidates, Passport details will be required instead of Aadhar Card.
Ques. Do we need to send a hard copy of the Application Form to NTA’s office?
Ans. No documents must be sent to NTA. The entire application process will be conducted online.
Ques. I have failed in one subject but my average is above 50%, Can I apply?
Ans. No, if you have failed in one subject you cannot apply.
Ques. I am an NRI in Dubai and how can I apply for general seat for NRI?
Ans. NRI candidates are eligible to apply for a general seat. They can also apply for All India Quota. The ID Proof required would be their passport.
Ques. My name on Aadhaar card is different than that on the 12th mark sheet, will I face a problem for verification or not?
Ans. For verification, your name should match on both documents.
Ques. Are foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidates eligible to apply for 15% all India quota seats?
Ans. Yes, all foreign nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidates are eligible to apply for 15% all India quota seats. They will have to show their passport No. as ID Proof.
Ques. If a candidate has appeared in state as well as institutional level exams three times, but hasn't appeared in AIPMT/NEET even once, will they be eligible to appear for NEET 2021?
Ans. Yes, if a candidate has never appeared for AIPMT/NEET, then they can avail a maximum of three chances to appear in NEET provided they also fulfil the upper age limit criteria.
Ques. I live outside India and do not possess an Aadhaar Card, Can I apply for NEET 2021?
Ans. Candidates outside India may apply using their passport number.
Ques. I have recently submitted the request for an update in their Aadhaar details due to some error, can I fill my NEET application form with the old Aadhaar number?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for NEET. While submitting the updating details, the Aadhaar center also issues a 14 digit Aadhaar enrollment ID/UR number printed on the slip. You will be required to enter this new number.
Ques. In case of any problem in filling the online form? Who can be approached?
Ans. If the candidates are facing any problem in submitting the NEET 2021 Application Form, they can contact Common Services Centers. They will act as Facilitation Centers this time and provide their services against the fee prescribed.
Ques. If a candidate has passed class XII with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English from NIOS, is he/she eligible to appear for NEET-UG?
Ans. Yes, the applicants who have passed 10+2 from open school with 50% and fulfil the other eligibility criteria can apply and appear for NEET 2021.
Ques. When will NEET 2021 application form be available?
Ans. The application form for NEET 2021 will be available from January 2021 at nta.ac.in. The entire application procedure will be conducted in online mode only.
Ques. What documents are of importance while filling NEET Application Form 2021?
Ans. Candidates must keep their 10th and 12th marksheet close by while filling the form. They will also be required to upload scanned copies of their passport sized photograph and signature.
Ques. How many time can I appear for NEET? Has the regulating body removed the attempts limit for NTA NEET?
Ans. Yes, the number of attempts limit has been removed by NTA. Now, you can appear for NEET as many times as you wish to till the time you satisfy the NEET Eligibility.
Ques. What are some precautions to keep in mind while filling the application form of NEET 2021?
Ans. Candidates must keep their login passwords of NEET safe with them and not share it with anyone. It is a good habit to keep changing your password and always remember to logout from the NEET portal after you update, fill or submit the application form of NEET 2021 as per security measure. Before submitting the form, check all the details carefully since they cannot be changed later.
Ques. How can I fill the NEET application form 2021 and pay the application fee if I don’t have any access to the internet?
Ans. NTA will be employing the help of ‘Common Service Centers’ or ‘Facilitation Centers’ through which candidates who don’t have access to the internet can fill and submit their application forms of NEET 2021. Candidates who fill NEET 2021 application form through Common Service Centers will be required to pay the application fee of NEET 2021 through e-wallets. A nominal fee will be charged for every service.
Ques. How to calculate your age for application?
Ans. You can calculate your age through online Age Calculator for NEET 2021. The age calculator gives your age as per your DOB and the date on which you want to calculate. Set the date December 31, 2021 for the date you want to calculate the age.
Ques. What is the application fee category wise?
Ans. NEET 2021 Application Fee for various categories is as follows:
- General – INR 1500
- For General- EWS /OBC - INR 1400
- For SC/ST/PwD and Transgenders - INR 800
Ques. When will NTA release NEET 2021 Application Form Replica?
Ans. NTA releases a replica of NEET Application form which contains all steps to apply or register online for the examination. It contains images of how to fill the form and upload the documents step-wise. This provision has been followed by the authorities in past years and is expected to be continued. NEET Application Form Replica will be released in PDF format shortly.
Ques. Are spectacles allowed in the photograph being affixed on the form?
Ans. Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.