Are you planning to crack the prestigious NEET exam? Have you been feeling lost regarding the exam date? We can understand that sometimes lack of correct information about the exam you aim for can be distressing. With this blog, we aim to give you crisp and precise information regarding the NEET 2021 important dates. 

NEET 2021 Exam Date is Announced:

After much-awaited anticipation, the NEET UG dates are finally released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on March 12th. NEET UG 2021 will be conducted only once a year on August 1, 2021. The Ministry of Education had earlier announced that NEET 2021 pattern, mode, and syllabus would remain unchanged, but the official documented information regarding these and on examination fee, cities of examination, State Code, etc. will be available shortly on the website, when the submission of the Application Form for NEET (UG) 2021 begins. 

The NEET exam is the only national-level undergraduate medical entrance exam, making it the only gateway to a prestigious medical college. The NTA conducts the NEET exams for courses in the medical education sector.  With the cutthroat competition, every detail about the exam can come in handy, especially NEET important dates.  

NEET 2021 Important Dates:

We know that you are working hard to crack the NEET exams. Along with proper preparation, you must be aware of the important dates associated with the exam too. Here is a list of NEET 2021 important dates:

Important happenings Dates
Notification about NEET 2021 exam release date March 12, 2021
Release of the admission forms The second week of December (tentative)
Last date for online form registration and submission of application fees. The second week of January (tentative)
Correction window dates for NEET 2021 The third week of January (tentative)
The tentative date for the release of the NEET 2021 admit card 27th March 2021
NEET 2021 exam dates (tentative) The first week of May 2021
Announcement of result The first week of June 2021
First-round counseling The second week of June 2021

More About NEET 2021 Exam:

The NEET exam is the only under-graduate medical entrance exam. Thus,  several students wonder about the frequency of the entrance exam. Although NEET is the only medical under-graduate entrance exam, it is conducted only once a year. 

How to register the application form for NEET 2021 Exam?

Online registration for NEET 2021 exam may sound a bit complicated but is quite simple and user-friendly. To fill the form for NEET 2021, you must visit NEET’s official website, which is To register at the site, you must provide your email id and contact details, which cannot be changed later. Once you register yourself, you will get your login id and password. After logging in, you need to provide your details and your preferred exam centre. 

Once you filled in the details, you need to attach scanned copies of your recent photo, signature, 10th certificate, and thumb impression. Make sure to follow the specified dimensions for all the scanned documents. After you finish filling your form, you need to make an online payment depending on their categories. The fees for NEET application for candidates belonging to the General, General/EWS, and SC/ST/PWD category are 1500 INR, 1400 INR, and 800 INR.

Why is there a window for form correction for NEET 2021?

To err is human, and through this window, NTA allows NEET aspirants to correct any mistake they made while filling the form. To make changes in your application, you need to login through the id and password generated while registering for NEET 2021.

What are the languages in which NEET 2021 Exam will be conducted?

According to the recent education bill amendment, the NEET exam will be conducted in more than ten Indian languages. The choice of language can be made by the students based on their language preference. The languages in which the exam is conducted include English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Urdu, and  Marathi. Recently Gujarati, Oriya, Kannada, and Tamil also got included.

What is the pattern for the NEET 2021 exam?

NEET 2021 exam is likely to be divided into three parts- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Biology can further be divide into two parts- Zoology and Botany. Usually, there are 180 questions and 45 questions from each subject- Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany. The maximum mark one can obtain in the NEET exam is 780.  Four marks for each correct answer, whereas one mark, is deducted for each wrong answer. However, there is no negative marking for an unattempted answer. 

Tips for performing well in the NEET 2021 exam?

As the NEET 2021 exam is just around the corner, students have started getting apprehensive. Especially when the pandemic has affected everyone around the world, and students are not an exception. While students are juggling between NEET preparation and staying safe from the virus, the exam has become crucial. While the exam is around the corner now, here are few useful tips that may come in handy for the NEET aspirants:

  • Once you complete a topic, you can take a topic wise practice test. If you have the Basidia app, you can even create your custom test.
  • Segregate the topics into categories for better understanding and time management. If you have download the Basidia app, you can have access to our keys. These keys are segregated very carefully, based on their importance of the concept. Thus, by segregating, we enable the students to access important topics without spending too much on past papers.
  • Solve online mock tests. If you have access to the Basidia app, you can avail our free online mock test sheets too.
    • Do not get stressed out. A lot of students get exam anxiety. To avoid any kind of pressure, we recommend you practice meditation.
  • Take frequent small breaks while studying to help you grasp things better.
  • Stick to a strict study pan and avoid using any social media platforms while studying.
  • Study smart, which means understanding the concepts instead of just mugging up the topics.

While we are still waiting for the updated NEET 2021 exam date, we encourage you to stay positive and concentrate on your exam preparation. We will update you with any future development regarding the NEET 2021 important dates as soon as we get any official announcement. 

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