NEET 2021 Application form for Phase 2 is started on 1 Oct and available till 10 Oct Upto 11:50 PM. In NEET 2021 Phase 2 registration, candidates do not have to pay the aditional fee. In Phase 2 of application form, aspirants have to upload the signature and photograph as per guidelines prescribed by the NTA. Along with this, candidates can edit field of phase 1 i.e. Gender, Nationality, Class 11 & 12 marks, category, e-mail address and sub-category. If a candidate fails to complete the phase 2 registration, then his/her candidature will be cancelled.
For easy, fast submission of data, the Registration process is divided into two sets/phases:
Candidates who wish to seek admission in MBBS, BDS, BUMS, BAMS, BSMS, BHMS in any college in India must follow the NTA NEET 2021 registration process.
NEET 2021 Application Form: Points to Remember
|Conducting Authority||National Testing Agency|
|Mode of Registration||Online|
|Application fee||General: 1500 INR |
Gen-EWS/OBC: 1400 INR
SC/ST/PH/Persons with disability: 800 INR
|Mode of payment||Both online and offline|
|Passing marks of NEET 2021||120 to 180 (average) out of 720 (For general candidates)|
Candidates can find the important NEET 2021 Application Form Dates from below given table:
|Event||NEET form 2021 Date|
|NEET Application Form 2021 Release Date (Out)||13 July, 2021 (Phase 1) |
1 October 2021 (Phase 2)
|Last date for NEET Application 2021 form submission||10 August 2021 |
10 October 2021 (Phase 2)
|Last date for fee payment|
|Application Correction Release Date||11 August 2021|
|Last date of Application Correction||14 August 2021|
|Release of admit card||8 September, 2021 (3 days before the exam)|
|NEET 2021 Exam Date by NTA||12 September, 2021|
|Declaration of Result||To be announced|
The NEET 2021 application process comprises of the following steps:
There are different criteria for different groups of students. Only those candidates who fulfil these criteria can apply for NEET 2021. The NEET 2021 eligibility criteria by NTA is as follow:
|Category of the candidates||Type of Permissible ID proof|
|Indian nationals from all states of India||Roll number of class XII, EPIC (Election card), last 4 digits of Aadhar card, photograph and original copy of bank account passbook, passport number, any identity card issued by the government, ration card no.|
|NRIs||Last 4 digits of Aadhar card, passport number|
|Foreign nationals/PIO/OCI||Passport number|
Note: To register for the NEET exam, the aspirants do not necessarily need to use an Aadhar card but other aforesaid documents are required for NTA NEET 2021 Application Form. The foreign aspirants will be required to show their passport number as ID Proof.
Students can apply for NEET 2021 in online mode only because the NTA NEET 2021 application form is not available offline. The detailed step by step procedure applying for NEET 2021 is given below:
In third step, you have to upload the necessary documents required for filling NEET 2021 Application Form:
|Photograph|| ||10Kb to 200Kb||JPG/JPEG|
|Postcard size picture|| ||50Kb to 300Kb||JPG|
|Signature|| ||4Kb to 30Kb||JPG/JPEG|
|Left-hand thumb impression|| ||10kb to 50kb||JPG|
|Class 10 passing certificate|| ||100 KB to 300 KB||JPG|
|SC/ST/PH/Persons with disability||800|
Aspirants can complete the payment process by using debit card/ credit card/ Net banking/ UPI or online wallets.
If the aspirants face any challenge due to the unacceptable size of the image, then they need to follow the steps for uploading the resized and compressed photographs and signature. In this regard they should use MS Paint.
If you find a discrepancy in uploading images ,you can remove it. NTA gives the flexibility to the aspirants to remove it. You will get an email and sms from NTA to reupload the images. Read the following instructions mentioned on NTA NEET 2021 application form to understand the brief summary related to the image upload:
NEET 2021 Application Form Correction Window is expected to be released after the NEET 2021 registration last date. There are various cases where eligible aspirants who register themselves for the NEET 2021 exam unintentionally enter some wrong information in the NEET 2021 application form. In these cases, they can edit their details in the correction window of NEET UG 2021 and submit the NEET 2021 Application Form correction fee within the due dates.
Here is a step-wise guide for NEET 2021 application form correction to assist aspirants to know the procedure to edit/delete information in the application form.
Students can edit below-highlighted particulars in the application form.
|Fields||Correction Allowed For||Correction Not Allowed For|
|Identification Identity||Who have applied for NEET with IDs other than Aadhaar card||Who used Aadhar Card for NEET Application Form|
|Date of Birth||The aspirants who used IDs other than Aadhar Card||Students, who used Aadhaar Card for NEET Application Form|
|Gender||Who used IDs other than Aadhar Card||Who used Aadhaar Card for NEET Application Form|
|Examination Center||Tripura candidates, on the basis of language selection||None except the ones who belong to Tripura|
|State Code of Eligibility||Everyone can edit these fields|
|Percentage of Marks obtained in Qualifying Examination|
|Name of Parents|
If in case you forget your login password, then you need to follow the below-given steps for retrieving password. Visit the official website at nta.neet.nic.in.
Those who want to apply for NEET 2021, need to know that an Aadhaar Card is no longer mandatory. Aadhaar guidelines are given below:
Candidates need to fill personal details, academic details and contact information.
|Details asked||How to fill|
|Name||Enter your full name|
|Father’s name||Enter your Father’s full name|
|Mother’s Name||Enter your mother’s full name|
|Gender||Choose your gender|
|Date of Birth||Fill your birth date|
|Email ID||Enter a valid Email ID|
|Phone Number||Enter your contact number|
|Nationality||Indian or other|
|Aadhar Number or UID||Enter your 12 digit Unique Identification Number|
|State of Eligibility||State from which you have passed 12th standard|
|Name of Institution||Name of the school from which you passed Class XII|
|Name of the Board||Name of your Board in Class 12|
|Year of Passing||Year in which you studied Class XII|
|Uploading documents||Upload your photo, signature and finger impression in JPG format|
NTA gives an opportunity to the aspirants to choose the NEET exam centers from a wide range of areas. Now, the candidates can also apply for AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) through NEET 2021 exam.
As per the statistics of 2020, approximately 15 Lakhs students enrolled their names for the NEET 2021 registration process. However, the competition level among the students compared to the previous year has increased. For instance, read the following table in order to understand the rising competition level among the NEET students over the past years.
|Students applied for the exam||15,97,435||15,93,452||13,26,725|
|Aspirants appeared in the exam||13,66,945||14,10,755||12,69,922|
|Registered Male candidates||7,16,586||6,80,414||5,80,649|
|Registered Female candidates||8,80,843||8,38,966||7,46,075|
|Transgender candidates registered for the exam||6||6||1|
|Appeared transgender candidates in the exam||4||5||1|
To bring 100% transparency in the entrance test, NTA has brought a few major changes. In a nutshell, the candidates should submit the class X certificates, thumb impression of the left hand and the roll number when they will be appearing for class XII board exam. Besides, the aspirants are required to upload the scanned copy of a photograph, both in postcard size and in passport size.
Once the application form process completes, NTA will release the admit card for NEET 2021. Aspirants will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without presenting the admit card. To download the NEET 2021 admit card, the candidates should go to the official website of NTA and enter information like DOB and Registration No.
Ques: I will turn 17 in the month of May. Can I apply for NEET 2021?
Ans: Yes, you are eligible. The age should be 17 years at the time of admission on or before 31 December 2021.
Ques: I mistyped my name in the NEET application form. Can I correct it?
Ans: No, basic details filled at the time of registration cannot be corrected.
Ques: Can I apply for NEET 2021 in offline mode? I do not have an internet connection.
Ans: NEET 2021 application form can be filled online only. You can go to the nearest Facilitation centre for help in applying for NEET.
Ques: How do I know when the form correction starts?
Ans: You need to check the official website. The form correction window will tentatively open in July 2021.
Ques: Will the application fee be refunded, if I do not appear in the exam?
Ans: No, The Application fee will not be refunded in any case.
Ques: If I entered wrong details in the application form, can i edit it?
Ans: Yes you can edit it during the form correction window.
Ques: Can an OCI candidates apply for NEET Exam?
Ans: Yes, they can apply for the NEET Exam with the help of passport details.
Ques: Is it necessary to upload scanned photographs with candidates name or photographs taking date?
Ans: Yes it is necessary to upload scanned photographs with name and date of taking.
Ques: Is in case I forget my application number, how can I retrieve it?
Ans: There is an option available i.e. Forget Application Number or I can’t access my account, click on that link and retrieve your password.
Ques: Is self declaration required for every state?
Ans: No it is required only for candidates belonging to J&K, AP & Telangana. Candidates who belong from these states and interested for 15% All India Quota Counseling must have the self declaration documents.
Ques: I am from Telangana, Can I get admission in MBBS courses in Bangalore or Tamilnadu?
Ans: You can get admission in these colleges with the help of All India Quota Counseling process.
Ques: If I choose exam medium as Bengali, will I be eligible for All India counseling?
Ques: If I am selected in AIIMS entrance exam and not in NEET, in that case will I get admission in MBBS courses?
Ques: I am in class 12th appearing from JSOS Boards. Am I eligible for the NEET Exam?
Ques: Do I need to upload an OBC certificate in the NEET Application Form?
Ans: There is no option available in the application form for uploading category certificates.
Ques: Can I get admission into AIIMS through NEET?
Ans: No, AIIMS conducts its own entrance exam for admission.
Ques: What is the qualification for apply NEET Examination?
Ans: Candidates have to pass 10+2 or equivalent examinations with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Candidates must also have Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English as a compulsory subject. For reserved category the minimum marks should be 40% with the same subjects.
Ques: What is the age limit to apply for NEET?
Ans: For general category the minimum age should be 17 years and the maximum age is 25 years as on or before December 31 of the year of admission.There is a relaxation of 5 years for the SC/ST/OBC candidates.
Ques: I have appeared for NEET 3 times before, can I apply for NEET 2021?
Ans: Yes, there is no cap limit for NEET attempts.
Ques: Can NIOS students apply for the exam?
Ans: No, NIOS candidates are not eligible for the NEET exam.
Ques: What is the Application fee for NEET 2021?
Ans: The application fee for NEET 2021 is INR 1500 for General, INR 1400 for General-EWS/OBC category and INR 800 for SC/ST/PH category.
Ques: How can I pay the application fee for NEET 2021?
Ans: The application fee payment can be made through online mode only. There are three options to pay the application fee:
Ques: What are the documents required during the application process of NEET?
Ans: Scanned photograph and Scanned signature, Left Thumb Impression.
Ques: Is there any need to send the printout of the confirmation page to the CBSE?
Ans: No, there is no need to send the confirmation page to the CBSE.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.