NTA NEET-UG 2021 Application Portal Opened – Check Link, Required Documents, and Other Details Here

New Delhi, 13 July 2021 – Putting an end to all anticipations regarding NEET-UG 2021, National Testing Agency (NTA) has begun the registration process today at 6 PM onwards. On Monday evening, the new Union Education Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, announced that the NEET UG 2021 will be conducted on 12th September 2021.

Earlier, the NEET 2021 entrance exam 2021 was scheduled to be held on 1st August 2021. With the release of the official NEET-UG exam date, the exam authority is currently busy making the application process proceed smoothly. As the NEET-UG 2021 application portal has opened now, aspiring candidates can visit the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) at www.nta.nic.in or that of NEET-UG 2021 at www.ntaneet.nic.in to apply for this national medical entrance examination.

NTA NEET-UG 2021 – Important Pointers

  • The paper will be conducted in pen and paper mode in the OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) format.
  • There will be 180 multiple-choice questions (MCQ’s) – 45 questions from Physics, 45 questions from Chemistry, and 90 questions from Biology subject
  • 4 marks shall be awarded for every correct answer while one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer
  • The NEET paper will be of a total of 720 marks.
  • The number of cities where the examination will be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198. 
  • The number of examination centres will also be increased from the 3862 centres used in 2020.

NEET-UG Application Form 2021 – Documents Required

To apply for the NEET-UG exam 2021, candidates need to keep the below-mentioned documents ready:

Documents Specifications Size and Format Specification for tool
  • Latest photograph
  • 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 1st September 2019.
  • Preferably with the name and date of taking the photograph
  • The photograph should not be with a cap or goggles
  • 80% face coverage, ears clearly visible on white background

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(Size – 50 kb – 300 kb)

4.25 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
  • White Background
  • Sign with black pen
  • The signature must not be in capital letters but running 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 50 kb 2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI
Class 10 passing certificate
  • The candidate should scan his/her Class 10 passing certificate for uploading
Size- 100 KB to 400 KB 2.5 x 3.5 inches with 72 DPI

NEET-UG 2021 – Things to Ensure Before Filling in the Application Form

  • All the documents to be uploaded for the NEET-UG application process 2021 must be in JPG/JPEG format. 
  • Apart from image format, no other format like PDF document will not be accepted.
  • The files must not be encrypted or be password protected. This would prevent the candidate from uploading the required files. 
  • The background of the photograph should be mandatorily white.
  • Other than religious reasons, headgear is not allowed. 
  • Candidates must ensure that they have enough copies of the photographs.
  • They should carry the same photograph (uploaded) to the examination centre on the date of the exam.
  • Besides the documents that students need to upload, they would also need access to their Class 12 result certificate (if announced), Aadhaar Card (for providing the last 4 digits). 
  • Candidates must have credit/ debit card/net banking details for paying the online application fees.

How to Apply for NEET-UG 2021 Exam?

Candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps to register for NEET 2021 exam.

  1. Visit the official website of NTA 
  2. Click on the ‘Fill Registration Form’ tab
  3. Click on ‘New Registration’ How to Apply for NEET-UG 2021 Exam
  4. Read the instructions carefully and proceed with the registration process
  5. Check the ‘I have read and understood all the instructions mentioned above and in the Information Bulletin’ box 
  6. Click on ‘Click Here to Proceed’
  7. Fill in all the asked details 
  8. Complete the application form after logging in with the system generated Application Number and created Password
  9. Upload the scanned photograph, postcard size picture, scanned signature and left-hand thumb impression, and class 10 passing certificate
  10. Pay the application fee and submit the application
  11. Download and take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.
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NEET-UG Application Fee

The candidates who wish to apply for the NEET-UG exam 2021, must pay the following application fee:

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.

For further details and for filling the online application, NEET UG 2021 aspirants are advised to keep an eye on the NTA and NEET UG websites.


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