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NEET 2021 latest August update: pattern change, course-wise updates and more!

Neet 2021 latest August update: Pattern change, course-wise updates and more! National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) (NEET) 2021, the National Medical entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) has some important updates for you to consider as cited by their latest brochure.

The exam will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on Sunday, the 12 September 2021 in Pen and Paper mode in 13 languages, as a uniform entrance examination for admission to MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BSMS/BUMS/BHMS and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental /AYUSH and other Colleges/ Deemed Universities /Institutes (AIIMS & JIPMER) in India.

The NEET (UG) – 2021 shall consist of one Question Paper containing 180 Multiple Choice Questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany and Zoology). Each of the three subjects will have two sections – A and B. While Section A will be mandatory and will consist of 35 questions, Section B will have 15 questions, out of which students will have to answer only 10. The languages in which the NEET (UG) 2021 would be conducted are : English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

For complete information on NEET 2021, follow the information brochure here .

Exam Date: 12 September 2021 in Pen and Paper mode in 13 languages.

Check out Our Complete NEET Guide here: All You Need to Know About NEET 2021: Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Important Dates and More!

Some of the NEET 2021 August Updates Include:

NEET 2021 Schedule of Examination

NEET 2021 Exam Pattern (Detailed)

SubjectsSectionsNo. of questionsSection-wise Marks
PhysicsSection A35140
Section B1540
ChemistrySection A35140
Section B1540
BotanySection A35140
Section B1540
ZoologySection A35140
Section B1540
Total Marks720

NEET Exam Pattern 2021: Marking Scheme

Below is the NEET 2021 marking scheme mentioned according to the NEET 2021 information brochure .

  • For every correct answer, students will be awarded 4 marks and for every incorrect attempt, one mark will be deducted. Attempting multiple answers in the NEET exam can lead to negative marks.
  • There will be no negative marking for any unanswered questions.
  • Students will not be able to change their answers after marking in the OMR sheets.

Fee Details:

As per the brochure, the fee details is as follows:

Category of CandidateIn India (₹)Outside India (₹)
General15007500
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL*14007500
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender8007500

Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

*OBC-NCL (Other Backward Classes)-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) as per the Central List of

Other Backward Classes available on the National Commission for Backward Classes. The candidates falling in this list (available on http://www.ncbc.nic.in/ ) may mention

OBC-NCL in the Category Column. State-listed OBCNCL Candidates who are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General.

Exam Registration:

For online registration, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to the NEET website:
    https://neet.nta.nic.in/webinfo/Page/Page?PageId=8&LangId=P
  2. Scroll down to the “ Fill Registration Form” button and click on it.
  3. Fill Online Application Form
  4. Upload Scanned Photo & Signature
  5. Pay Examination Fee

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