NEET 2021

National Eligibility and Entrance Test or NEET is a pre-medical entrance test for candidates who want to pursue medicine sciences as their career. This entrance exam covers entrance for MBBS, BDS, and various AYUSH courses in both governments as well as private institutions in India. NEET has replaced several state pre-medical entrances and has, in turn, streamlined the admission process for medical colleges across India. NEET is conducted by National Testing Agency on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Eligibility Criteria for NEET 2021

Candidates who are interested in securing admission to any of the leading medical colleges in India must appear for NEET. The eligibility criteria which the candidates must satisfy to be eligible for NEET 2021 is as follows: -

Educational Qualifications

  • Must have passed 10+2 in PCB.
  • Minimum marks to be scored are 50% for UR, 40% for OBC/SC/ST, and 45% for the PWD category.
  • Must have studied English as a mandatory subject.
  • Marks obtained in Mathematics are not taken into consideration.

Age

  • The minimum age to appear for NEET 2021 is 17 years as of December 31, 2021
  • There’s no upper age limit for NEET as of now.

Nationality

  • Indian nationals are eligible to appear for NEET 2021
  • NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals are also eligible to appear for NEET 2021.

Number of Attempts

  • There’s no restriction on the maximum number of attempts available to a candidate appearing for NEET.

Mandatory Subjects:

  • Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

 

Eligibility Criteria for B.Sc Nursing

  • Minimum Age: 17 years as of December 31, 2021
  • Educational Qualification: 10+2 passed in PCB with English as a compulsory subject
  • Minimum Aggregate Marks: 45% for General category, and 40% for SC/ST/OBC
  • Reservation policy: 3% reservation for Person with Disability (PWD) candidates

Eligibility for 85% State Quota:

  • Must be a resident of the respective state
  • Must have the proper proof of residency
  • Must have completed 10+2 from the respective state

Eligibility for 15% All India Quota:

  • Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs, and Foreign Nationals
  • Must take part in Online Counselling for NEET conducted by MCC
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will now participate in 15% All India Quota Counselling, but they do not have to submit self-declaration
  • Candidates from J&K and Ladakh are not eligible for 15% AIQ seats, and they have to submit a self-declaration online

Syllabus for NEET 2021

NEET syllabus covers all the topics you have studied in your 11th and 12th class. Here are the details regarding the syllabus for NEET 2021:

Physics

Class 11th Syllabus

Class 12th Syllabus

The behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory

Atoms and Nuclei

Gravitation

Current Electricity

Kinematics

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Laws of Motion

Electro statistics

The motion of systems of particles and rigid body

Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents

Oscillations and wave

Electromagnetic waves

Physical-world and measurement

Electronic Devices

Properties of Bulk Matter

Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism

Thermodynamics

Optics

Work, Energy, and Power

 

 

 

Chemistry

Class 11th Syllabus

Class 12th Syllabus

Chemical Bonding and Molecular structure

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Equilibrium

Biomolecules, Polymers, and Chemistry in everyday life

Environmental chemistry

Chemical Kinetics

Hydrocarbons

Coordination compounds

Hydrogen

D and F block elements

Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniques

Electrochemistry

Redox reactions

General principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

Some basic concepts of Chemistry

Organic compounds containing Nitrogen

Some p-Block elements

P Block elements

States of Matter: Gases and liquids

Solid state

Structure of atom

Solutions

Thermodynamics

Surface Chemistry

 

Biology

Class 11th Syllabus

Class 12th Syllabus

Cell Structure and Function

Biology and Human welfare

Diversity in the Living World

Biotechnology and its applications

Human physiology

Ecology and environment

Plant Physiology

Genetics and Evolution

Structural organization – Plants and Animals

Reproduction

 

Examination Pattern for NEET 2021

  • There is a total of 200 questions in the examination, but the candidates have to answer only 180 of them.
  • All the questions will be MCQs.
  • The duration of the exam will be 3 hours
  • Maximum marks for the exam will be 720
  • For each subject – Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology – there will be two sections: Section A (35 questions) and Section B (15 questions)
  • From Section B (of each subject), the candidates have to answer any 10
  • For each correct answer, you will be getting 4 marks, and for each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted
  • For not answering the question, no marks will be deducted
  • This exam is conducted in offline mode, i.e., with pen and paper
  • The question paper is available in 13 languages: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Punjabi. 

NEET Marking Scheme

Subject

Section

No. of Questions

Marks

Total

Physics

A

35

140

180

B

15 (answer any 10)

40

Chemistry

A

35

140

180

B

15 (answer any 10)

40

Botany

A

35

140

180

B

15 (answer any 10)

40

Zoology

A

35

140

180

B

15 (answer any 10)

40

 

 

 

Total

720

 

Other Important details

  • NEET Exam is conducted once every year.
  • Exam centres will be allotted to you on the basis of preference which you chose at the time of filling the application form.
  •  The Admit card for the NEET 2021 exam will be released on September 9, 2021, three days before the examination and will have the details of your exam centre and time slot for your exam.
  •  As per the instructions, you are suggested to reach the examination centre two hours before the beginning of the examination.
  • An Aadhar Card is now no more compulsory for filling the NEET Exam form, but a valid ID proof is still required.
  • This year’s NEET Exam will be conducted on September 12, 2021.

In order to qualify for NEET 2021, candidates must start their preparations at least a year in advance. Determination and focus are key to qualifying NEET and getting one step closer to securing admission in undergraduate medical courses.

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