NEET 2021 Postponed, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut off and Preparation Tips

NEET 2021 postponed

The NTA has declared the NEET exam date 2021 which is in the month of August. As per the NEET 2021 latest news, class 12 board exams have been cancelled as you all know covid rise day by day.  Therefore, it is accepted that the NEET exam date 2021 will be delayed. However, as per NEET 2021 latest update, NTA has not released any official notification on exam postponement. Thus, there is no official proof on NEET 2021 postponement up till now. Any news related to NEET exam date 2021 will be updated here as released.

When NEET 2021 Dates by NTA will be announced?

The NEET exam date 2021 has been declared at The exam date for NEET 2021 declared by the NTA is August 1. It will be held only once in an offline mode across the country. The announcement of NTA NEET is usually released in the month of November – December. But due to the second wave of COVID, the medical academic session has been delayed resulting in the postponement of the NEET-UG date of the exam. Students are advised to track NEET official website – regularly for any update on the NEET’s 2021.

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NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria by NTA



Qualifying Exam for NEET 2021

· Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects from a recognized board.

· Class 12 or equivalent appearing aspirants are also eligible to apply for NEET.

Minimum Age Requirement for NEET 2021

Candidates must have completed 17 years as on December 31, 2021.

NEET Maximum Age Limit*

The decision on the upper age limit is pending, so, all candidates are provisionally eligible to apply for NEET 2021.

Qualifying Marks for NEET 2021

The class 12 percentage required for NEET 2021 exam is separate for each category and can be listed as under. NEET eligibility marks in class 12 to be considered are aggregate marks only for PCB subjects

· UR – 50%,

· OBC/SC/ST – 40%,

· PWD – 45%

Maximum Number of Attempts for NEET

There are no restrictions on the maximum NEET attempt limit 2021.


Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals aspirants are eligible to apply

NEET 2021 UG Exam Dates

The students can check NEET 2021 exam date by NTA from the table which is given below, to avoid missing any of the crucial and hard events.

Important dates of NEET 2021:-


NEET 2021 dates*

NEET exam notification

March 12, 2021

NTA NEET 2021 website launched

June 2, 2021

NEET 2021 application form date by NTA

To be announced soon

Last date to submit NEET 2021 application form

To be announced

Last date for application fee payment

To be announced

Correction window of NTA NEET application form

To be announced

Release of NEET-UG admit card at 2021

To be announced

NEET 2021 exam date

August 1, 2021

NEET 2021 result

To be announced

Announcement of counselling dates

To be announced

NEET 2021 Syllabus

NEET syllabus 2021 – The National Medical Commission advise the NEET syllabus. The Ministry of Education (MoE) notification mentions that NEET 2021 syllabus will be the same as last year. Download NEET syllabus PDF below. NEET syllabus 2021 includes topics from Physics, Chemistry and Biology Class 11 and 12.

NEET Exam Pattern 2021

As per the latest NEET news and updates, NTA will soon be releasing the new NEET 2021 exam pattern. This pattern will be on the lines of JEE Main where students will be given select on the questions to be answered. In JEE, students have been asked to answer 75 questions out of 90 and it is usual that the number of questions will be increased similarly for NEET too.




3 hours



Number of questions

to be announced

Languages available


Type of questions


Number of attempts

to be announced



Negative marking


What will be the NEET 2021 Qualifying Cutoff?

The cutoff scores of NEET 2021 will be announced along with the result on the official website. Atleast NEET 2021 cut off marks must be tenable to pass the offline medical entrance examination. The category-wise NEET UG 2021 cutoff percentile and scores can be checked below.

NEET percentile and scores


NEET 2021 cutoff


50th percentile


40th percentile


45th percentile


40th percentile

Preparation Tips for NEET 2021

Without knowing what to study, students can never crack NEET with a finest and excellent score. This is why the NEET 2021 syllabus is hard to crack. The students can know the topics and cross verify with their class 11 and 12 syllabus to combine their preparing. Most toppers and experts advise that students understand the NEET syllabus and schedule their preparation.

How to prepare for NEET 2021 in 6 months?

In at all possible, the NEET syllabus should be finished within 6 months and then students started revision. This is the ideal NEET preparation points and method which is suggested by the experts. Students can finished their NEET 2021 syllabus on time by following the given below-

  • Keep apart the syllabus of NEET into easy, difficult, and to learn topics. This should be done for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology by the students.
  • Then learn and revise one easy topic with one difficult topic from the NEET.
  • Assign more time to learn the new/ difficult topics from the NEET syllabus as this engage the learning.
  • Check past year question papers and answer questions from the topic finished from the NEET syllabus 2021.
  • After that analyze the performance and revise the NEET syllabus for the topic.

Now, move on to the next topic in the NEET 2021 syllabus only if the topics finished have been revised and studied carefully.

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