NTA NEET UG Exam Schedule 2021 would be released for conduct National Eligibility cum Entrance Test by the National Testing Agency, NTA on its website. The national level competitive examination, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET will be conducted on 12-09-2021.
NEET UG 2021: Every year, over 11 lakh medical aspirants appear for the MBBS entrance exams. While NEET has been made mandatory for admission in medical colleges since 2016. NEET will be conducted by the National Testing Agency. Here is the list of these exams and their tentative schedule. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 will be conducted once in a year.
The entrance examination, which is the gateway for admissions to medical institutions across the country. NEET will be conducted on 01-08-2021 and the admit card will be available to download from one week before conduct of examination. The online registration process will be commenced as per the schedule, and the result of the NEET examination is scheduled to be released in August.
|Start of Online Application/ Registration process||March|
|Download Admit Card||01-09-2021|
|NEET 2021 Result||22-09-2021|
NEET UG 2021: Exam pattern and syllabus: The NEET is a three-hour long exam which includes three sections – physics, chemistry and biology. Of the total 180 questions, 90 would be from biology and 45 each from physics and chemistry. Preparation syllabus includes the whole of Class 11 and 12 standard NCERT textbooks in the respective subjects.
Every correct answer would fetch you plus four marks and every incorrect answer results in a negative mark. Questions that are not attempted do not have any penalty marks. So, choose your battles wisely, if you do not know a question for sure, do not mark it.
National Testing Agency, NTA would be conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET 2021 only once a year next year. The Human Resources Development Ministry has decided against its previous decision to conduct NEET 2021 twice a year in the online mode under NTA. The decision came in after Health Ministry requested MHRD to reconsider the proposal. The examination would now be conducted in the same pattern as this year, in pen and paper mode on May 3, 2021 by NTA.
MHRD has now released a new schedule and the examination for NEET 2021 would now be conducted on 01-08-2021. As for the paper pattern, the reports confirm that the offline pen and paper mode would be available to students. As to the possibility of conducting NEET 2021 in online mode as well, there is no further reports. However, it is confirmed that NEET 2021 would be conducted once next year and would also be available in pen and paper mode.
NEET is a national level medical entrance examination and its scores have been used for admission in medical and allied courses across the country. Students can appear for NEET once a year and the best score will be considered for admission. The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET), for admission into medical and dental courses, will be held in May. At present, both these tests are held only once a year.
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test NEET UG Exam, which was taken in offline mode, will go pen and paper mode, under NTA. The results will be able to be processed faster and more efficiently. Major examination reform, NTA, is now operational. It will be conducting the NEET, JEE mains, NET, CMAT and GMAT examinations effective this year.
Announcing the schedule of National Testing Agency, Javadekar stated that the new arrangement made by the MHRD will garner a lot of benefit to the students of the country. The candidates who would appear for these tests will be able to use the best score from the multiple attempts during the counselling process. It will also curb paper leaks and it will all be computerised. Javadekar also informed that neither the syllabus nor format of these examinations will be changed, not even the nature and the kind of questions. Only the method of taking the examination will change. It will all computer-based and conducted in online mode.
NTA NEET UG 2021: A month after it announced that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be conducted online and twice a year from 2021, the government on Tuesday rolled back the decision. The exam will now be held in the pen-and-paper mode and not online.
Earlier, the Indian Express had reported that the HRD Ministry’s keenness to put off any changes in the NEET’s conduct is influenced by the Health Ministry, which fears an online (read computer-based) test would put students from rural and economically poor families at a disadvantage. The registration process for NEET 2021 will begin from as per the schedule and the exam will be held on May 3. However, the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) will be held twice a year.
Standard of the exams: Under NTA, these exams will be more secure and at par with international norms, claimed the minister. There will be no issues of leakage and it would be more student-friendly, open, scientific and a leak-proof system.
NTA is expected to bring in a qualitative difference in the examination process by its focus on research and scientific test design using services of Experts, Researchers, Statisticians, Psychometricians, Test Item Writers and Education Specialists.
The item writers would be trained to ensure that the quality of questions is as per the test design. The experts, statisticians and item writers/subject matter experts are already identified for being inducted into NTA. The new system will be student-friendly, fair, transparent and flexible.
Preparation: The NTA would benefit the students and they would have the option of going to computer centres from August-end to practise for the exams. The tests would be computer-based. The exams would be held over a span of four-five days and students would have the option of choosing the dates, the minister said.
Syllabus: The syllabus, question formats, language and fees for the NEET, JEE Main and NET exams would not be changed. The time table of the exams to be conducted by NTA would be uploaded on the ministry’s website.