NEET 2021 exam date is expected to be released by Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (Education Minister) on 03 December 2020 and NEET 2021 Application Form Date is also decided to be in the first week of December 2020. Candidates who wish to get admission in MBBS/BDS courses in any government, private or deemed medical institutions of India are required to register for NEET 2021 exam by filling the NEET 2021 Application form.
Through this article you will know how to fill NEET Form accurately and about the NEET correction window details. Only candidates fulfilling the NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria will be issued the NEET 2021 admit card.
The total number of seats in Medical admission (MBBS) and Dental Admission (BDS) has been increased to 75000 and 25000 respectively.
Important Dates of NEET 2021 Application Form
|Exam Activity||Dates (Tentative)|
|Availability of NEET 2021 Application Form Date||December 2020|
|NEET 2021 Application form submission closes||January 2021|
|One time application correction window||February 2021|
|Availability of NEET 2021 admit card||April 2021|
|NEET 2021 Offline entrance exam||2nd May, 2021|
|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|
NEET 2021 Registration Process
Candidates who are willing to apply for the exam must have a list of documents handy before filling the NEET 2021:
- Identity (ID) Proof: Types of ID proof required for different candidates
|Categories of Candidates||Types of ID Proof Required|
|Indian Nationals (except from Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir)||Aadhar Card, Ration Card, Driving License, Passport or any other govt. issued Photo ID proof|
|Indian Nationals from Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir||Aadhar Card Number /Aadhar Enrollment Number, Ration Card Number, Bank Account Number, Passport Number or other Government ID card.|
|NRIs/OCI/PIOs/Foreign Nationals||Passport Number|
- Academic details
- Valid email id and phone number
- Scanned images of Signature, Right Hand Index Finger impression and Recent Photograph
- Payment (online/offline mode)
Required Details for filling the NEET 2021 Application form
Candidates need to prepare the following details before filling NEET 2021 Application Form.
- Candidate’s Name
- Date of Birth
- Mother and Father’s Name
- Self Declaration Form (To be downloaded from Appendix- III of the Information Bulletin)
- District of Birth
- Father/Mother/Guardian’s Occupation, Education, Total Salary
- Question Paper Language
- Whether you’re the only child of your parents
- Year of passing/appearing for class XII exam
- Marks/Grade in class XII
- Type of institution of class XII
- Whether you belong to rural/urban area
- State to which you belong
- Qualifying exam code (Refer to chapter 3 of the Information Bulletin)
- School Education Board (Refer to Appendix VII)
- Choice of Examination Center
- Scanned copy of passport size photograph of the candidates
- Scanned copy of candidate’s signature
- Scanned copy of left thumb impression
- Valid ID proof
Kindly note it down that Aadhar card is no longer necessary for the registration purpose of NEET 2021 exam. The Foreign candidates can also apply for the NEET 2021 exam by providing the ID proof and the Passport number.
|Category of the candidate||Type of Allowed ID Proof|
|NRIs||Last four digits of Aadhar Number, passport number|
|Foreign Nationals/OCI/PIO||Passport Number|
|Indian Nationals of all states||Last four digits of Aadhar Number, passport number/ number of any photo identity proof, Class XII Roll number, ration card number, ESIC number, bank account number|
How to Fill NEET 2021 Application Form
Candidates need to follow the given steps on how to fill NEET form:
Step 1: Fill the Online Application Form and save the Registration Number.
- Candidate need to visit the official website i.e. ntaneet.nic.in
- Aspirants can proceed to fill the Application form by providing their personal and academic details in the NEET 2021 official website.
Details in the Application form
|Candidate’s name||Includes the details of first name, middle name and last name.|
|Email id||A valid functional email id which can be used for further communication|
|Mobile number||A functional mobile number, so that candidates can receive the notification on the phone regarding the exam. Hence, candidates can download the admit card.|
|Age||Age has to be given in years and months|
|Date of birth||To verify the age Date Of Birth is printed in the format of the date, month and year (DD/MM/YYYY)|
|Father’s name||Name of father as printed in Class Xth Certificate|
|Mother’s name||Name of mother as printed on birth certificate or your Xth certificate|
|Class X marks||Percentage marks obtained in class Xth|
|Reservation details||Upload the certificate issued and registered with government bodies.|
|Address details||Details of street, city, district, pin code etc.|
- Candidate must carefully read the instructions and then ‘Proceed to Apply online NEET (UG) 2020′
- Choose Apply option if you have registered previous year
- Tick on checkbox ‘I Agree’
- Fill the details in the registration form.
- After filling the form there are two buttons ‘Next’ and ‘Reset’. If your information is correct then click on next otherwise Reset and fill the information again.
- When you complete all the details there are three buttons: ‘Back’,‘Save as Draft‘,‘Preview and submit’. If you want to go back to the page then click on the ‘Back’ button. Apart from this, if you want to save the form then click on the ‘Save as Draft’ button. If you want to submit the form then click on the ‘Preview and Submit’ button.
- When you click on ‘Preview and submit’ then fill OTP and click on ‘Final Submit’ button.
Step 2: Upload Photo, Signature and Right Hand Index Finger Impression
- Candidate need to upload the scanned images and signature according to the details and size mentioned below:
- Recent Photograph (size10 Kb to 100 Kb)
- Signature (size 3 Kb to 20 Kb)
- Right Hand Index Finger Impression (size 3 Kb to 20 Kb)
- The photograph must be taken with a white background, and the name of the candidate with date of photo taken must be in-scripted at the bottom of the Photograph.
- All the images must be in JPG format.
- Click on the ‘Next’ button.
Step 3: Make Payment of Fee
The application fee structure for NEET 2021 is as follows:
NEET 2021 application fee can be remitted in both offline and online mode. Candidates can choose from the following mode of payment of NEET 2021 application fee:
- Credit or Debit Card
- Net Banking or UPI
- E-wallet of Common Service Centers or Facilitation Center (detailed in the FAQ below)
Step 4: Print Confirmation Page
- On successful submission of the NEET 2021 application form, a confirmation page will be generated. Candidates should preserve the NEET application form PDF and proof of remittance of fee safely for future reference and record.
Checklist For Completing NEET 2021 Application Form Fill Up process
- The candidates should meet the NEET 2021 eligibility criteria.
- Check twice whether you have put the correct gender (male/female/transgender) in the application form
- Choose the correct category from General/GENERAL-EWS/OBC-NCL/SC/ST.
- The PwD candidates should fill the relevant column in the online application form correctly.
- The aspirants should keep a printable copy of the NEET application form PDF.
NEET 2021 Application Form Correction
NTA is expected to open the NEET 2021 Application Form Correction Window in February 2021. For further information about NEET 2021, the aspirants should visit the official website of the NTA NEET exam.
You should remember that NTA will provide you one time opportunity to rectify errors in your form (if necessary). Better, you provide the accurate and correct information, so that it does not need to delete or modify.
Steps to Rectify the NEET 2021 Application Form
In order to facilitate the NEET 2021 application correction process, the aspirants should visit the official website. Next, they need to provide the NEET Application Form login credentials to make the correction.
- Once the aspirants open the NEET official website, they need to log in and provide the NEET 2021 Registration number and password.
- Choose the option “Click here for corrections in NEET 2021 application form”
- Make the edit and then select “Preview and submit” option
- Submit the OTP sent to your registered phone number
- Do not forget to take a print out of the correct application form and keep it with you for further references.
The candidates can modify the below mentioned categories by submitting the supporting documents:
- Identification ID no of the candidates
- Date of birth
- State code of eligibility
- Disability status
- Medium of question paper
However, the conducting body of NEET 2021 has changed from CBSE to NTA, the NEET 2021 Exam Pattern is still the same.
Steps to Resize the Images
The candidates might face trouble during the NEET 2021 application form filling process regarding the unacceptable image size. Hence, they need to follow the resize and compress scanned images of the photograph and the signature by using MS Paint.
- Select “” option for searching MS Paint option
- Click MS Paint once you find the option in your system
- Press ‘Ctrl+O’ and start to browse the scanned images of your signature and photograph
- Next, you have to press ‘Ctrl+W’ for opening a window, namely ‘Resize and Skew”.
- Next you have to change the size from ‘Percentage’ to ‘Pixels’. For better understanding, check the aforementioned figure.
- Choose the specified pixels, which are you looking for.
- Once you done in choosing the specified pixels, you have to go to ‘File tab’ and then select ‘Save As’ option
- Last, you need to select either JPG or JPEG format and then save the image to your desired location in your system.
How to Retrieve Your NEET Application Form Login ID and Password
Instead of the panic, the candidates should follow the below mentioned steps for retrieving the password (if you forget). It is necessary to submit to log in.
- Go to the official website of NEET 2021 exam
- Select the ‘forgot password’ option.
- Now, you are able to redirect to the password generation page
- Reset your password. You will either get an OTP to your registered phone number or will need to answer the security questions.
- Fill the information and provide your new password.
- Candidates must read the NEET 2021 prospectus carefully before filling application form and ensure that they fulfill NEET 2021 eligibility criteria.
- NEET 2021 Application form will only be available in online mode.
- Candidates must preserve the important documents listed below before filling NEET 2021 Application form.
- Aspirants are advised to fill the Application form of NEET in advance to avoid last minute hassles.
- Generation of confirmation pages is necessary for successful submission of NEET application form 2021.
- NTA will release the NEET 2021 exam dates at their official site
Frequently Asked Questions
Ans) No, NEET 2020 application forms will be available only through online mode.
- At least three printouts of the Confirmation Page of online Application.
- Proof of fee paid (i.e. Bank transaction details supported by confirmation page).
- At least 5 copies of identical passport size Photograph that was scanned and uploaded on the Online Application.
- Copy of the system generated Self Declaration in respect of candidates from State of J&K who have opted for seats under 15% All India Quota .
- The State of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have decided to join 15% All India Quota scheme. Hence, candidates of these states need not to furnish Self Declaration as required earlier
Ans) Password can be retrieved easily through OTP. One Time Password will be sent to candidate’s registered mobile number. This can be used to retrieve the password.
Ans) Candidates can choose:
- Through any Debit/Credit Card using on-line gateway payment facility
- Net Banking/UPI
- e-wallet of various service providers
Ans) Yes, through the Correction window you can correct the application form which is started from 17 January 2020 to 31 January 2020.
Ans) Previously it is mandatory to have a Aadhaar card except Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir Candidates but now it is not mandatory to have Aadhar Card.
A.No, NEET 2021 admit card will not be issued to you if you haven’t paid the application fee after completing the registration process.