Amid the cautionary Pandemic scenes, the NTA has conducted the NEET examination under strict COVID protocols. Around 16 lakh students have attended the NEET examination at various exam centres across the country. The results of the NEET 2021 examination will be announced soon and as per the unofficial reports the result is likely to be announced towards the end of October. The students who get qualified in the NEET 2021 examination can move to the second round that is the NEET counselling sessions conducted by the respective bodies.

The students are anxious about the results. it was mentioned by many students on various social media platforms that Physics was the toughest subject for the NEET 2021 examination and this is the main factor behind the eagerness of students. Some are even tensed about their results since Physics is also a vital factor that decides their final grade. Here in this article, we are discussing the NEET 2021 examination results and other essential guidance. 

NEET UG Results 2021: Dates and other pieces of information

NEET 2021 exam dateSeptember 12, 2021
Result of NEET 2021To be announced
Last date to download the resultWithin 90 days after the result announcement 
AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
The number of candidates who registered for the NEET examination16 lakh
Result ValidityFor the academic year 2021-22 and three years for the candidates who wish to join the medical course in abroad.
Admissions toAll India Quota seats account for 15% of the total number of seats available. Seats from the State Quota account for 85 per cent of the total. Deemed universities & management/NRI seats at Central UniversitiesSeats in the Central PoolAIIMS institute and JIPMER campuses

NEET UG 2021 Results: Steps to check the scores

  1. VIsit, the official website.
  2. Go to the ‘Download Result’ tab.
  3. Enter the roll number, password, or date of birth, as well as the security pin.
  4. The NEET 2021 scorecard will be shown on the screen.

You can download or print the scorecard for your future reference

Details printed on the scorecard

  1. Name 
  2. Roll number
  3. Category
  4. Application Number
  5. Overall Score
  6. Subject-wise score
  7. Percentile Score obtained
  8. All India Quota Rank (Overall  – Category rank etc)
  9. Qualifying Status
  10. Cut-off scores

NEET UG 2021 Result: Result Trend Over Years

YearExam DateResult Date
2018May 6thJune 4 
2019May 5thJune 5
2020September 13October 16
2021September 12To be announced

NEET UG Results 2021: Tie-Breaking Protocol

Due to the enormous number of test-takers, it is not uncommon for two or more candidates to have the same score in this exam.

Such applicants, however, cannot share the same rank in the NEET 2021 merit list.

As a result, NTA has a tie-break mechanism in place for such instances.

Tie-Breaking Parameters

  1. Candidates with higher scores in Biology are granted a higher rank than others.
  2. If the marks in the Biology section are equal, the candidate with the higher Chemistry score is granted a higher rank than the others.
  3. If a candidate’s marks in Biology and Chemistry are equal, the candidate with the fewest wrong answers is assigned a higher rank.

NEET UG 2021 Result: Date Trends

Exam yearExam dateAnswer Key dateNEET Result date
2021September 12Not yet announcedNot yet announced
2020September 13September 26October 16
2019May 5May 29June 5
2018May 6May 25June 4

 NEET UG 2021 Result: Cut-off Qualifying Percentile

The NEET 2021 cutoff and qualifying percentile will be published alongside the results on the NEET result website. However, the candidates can use the table below to see the previous year’s cut-off percentage.

CategoryQualifying CriteriaMarks Range 2021Marks Range 2020
UR50th PercentileNot yet announced720-147
OBC40th PercentileNot yet announced146-113
SC40th PercentileNot yet announced146-113
ST40th PercentileNot yet announced146-113
UR / EWS & PH45th PercentileNot yet announced146-129
OBC & PH40th PercentileNot yet announced128-113
SC & PH40th PercentileNot yet announced128-113
ST & PH40th PercentileNot yet announced128-113

How to calculate percentile score for NEET 2021?

100 x Number of candidates with their raw score equal to or less than the candidate  % Total number of candidates who appeared for NEET

The formula mentioned above can be used for calculating percentile score 

NEET UG 2021 Results: Marking Scheme

ParticularMarks Awarded
For each Correct Answer4 Marks
Marks for Incorrect Answers-1 Mark
Unanswered QuestionZero

Formula to calculate the raw score to be obtained in NEET: 

NEET marks = 4 X total correct answers – 1 X total incorrect answers

NEET UG 2021 Result: Validity 

The NEET 2021 results will be valid for three years after the declaration year. Candidates are recommended to save and download their NEET 2021 results from the official website, Because it will be required to serve during counselling and medical admission, the NEET result must be kept for a minimum of 90 days from the date of declaration of results. Following the announcement of the NEET 2021 results, medical admission will be provided on the basis of counselling.

To join an institute in India: The NEET result 2021 would be valid just for the current academic session, ie is 2021-22  for students who desire to register for MBBS courses within India.

To join a foreign institute: The NEET 2021 result will be valid for three years for students who intend to apply for MBBS courses outside of India.

NEET UG 2020 statistics of Qualified students

CategoryQualified candidates number
OBC PwD233
SC PwD70
ST PwD18

NEET UG 2021 Result: Post Result Announcement 

  • Candidates who have passed the NEET will be able to participate in the MCC-led centralised counselling process for the All India Quota (excluding those from J&K). Candidates can sign up for centralised NEET Counselling.
  • Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir who pass the exam but do not choose to participate in the All India Quota counselling procedure will be able to register for the J&K state counselling process.
  • NEET qualified candidates will also be able to register for the individual states’ state counselling processes if they meet the qualifying conditions established by the respective state authorities.

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NEET UG 2021 Result: Top 10 Medical Colleges in India

Institute IDInstitute NameCityStateScore
IR-D-N-15All India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiDelhi90.69
IR-D-U-0079Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhChandigarh80.06
IR-D-C-45654Christian Medical CollegeVelloreTamil Nadu73.56
IR-D-U-0236National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro SciencesBangaloreKarnataka71.35
IR-D-N-33Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical SciencesLucknowUttar Pradesh70.21
IR-D-U-0500Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiUttar Pradesh64.72
IR-D-U-0436Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & ResearchKochiKerala64.39
IR-D-U-0368Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & ResearchPuducherryPondicherry63.17
IR-D-C-7242Kasturba Medical CollegeManipalKarnataka62.84
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