NEET Preparation

 

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NEET 2021: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is an entrance exam to get admission into MBBS/BDS programs in various government colleges, semi-government colleges, and private colleges. The details of the NEET 2021 exam like important dates  & events, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc are provided in this article. NEET is a national level medical entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) a formulated body under MHRD once every year. Earlier the different institutes like AIIMS and PGIMER used to conduct separate medical entrance exam but from the academic year, 2020-21 NEET is a centralized medical entrance exam to get admission in an undergraduate medical programme. It is expected that the NEET 2021 exam will be held in May 2021 through pen and paper mode all over India. 

NEET paper is divided into three sections Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The total number of questions will be 180 that has to complete in 3 hours. You will get +4 marks for every right answer, and -1 marks for every wrong answer. Syllabus of NEET covers the topics CBSE class 11 and CBSE class 12 science subjects. CBSE has 30% reduced syllabus for the academic year 2020-21 due to COVID-19, so it is intensifying the possibility of the syllabus reduction for NEET 2021 as well. However, there is no notification from NTA regarding the syllabus reduction for NEET 2021.   

NEET 2021 Important Dates & Events: 

 

Events

Tentative Dates

Application form will be release

First week of December 2020

Deadline to register online and submit the application

First week of January 2021

Admit card will be release

Second week of April 2021

Exam date

First week of May 2021

Result 

First week of June 2021

 

NEET 2021 Application Form 

The authority will release the NEET 2021 application form in the first week of December 2020 through the online mode. All the candidates need to fill the application form through online mode only, no offline forms will be accepted by the exam conducting authority i.e. NTA. The application form will be available on the official website along with the official brochure. Below are the steps to fill the Online NEET 2021 application form:

Step- 1: Go to the official website of NEET NTA and click on the "NEET 2021 Application form" button.

Step-2: Register yourself with a unique email ID & phone no., fill all the required information like name, mother's name, father's name, gender, date of birth, etc.

Step-3: After successful registration, fill the application form of NEET 2021 and submit personal details, academic details, and choice of the centre.

Step-4: Review the application form click on the ''Final Submission" button.

Step-5: Upload scanned photograph and signature in a prescribed manner.

Step-6: Make payment via net banking, debit card/credit card or SBI offline challan and submit the form.

Step-7: After submitting all the required details download the application form and take a printout of the application form for future reference.

The Required documents:

Name of Document

Size of Document

Format 

Passport Size Photograph

10 to 200 kb

JPG

Post Card Size Photograph

50 to 300 kb

JPG 

Signature

4 to 30 kb

JPG 

Left-hand thumb impression

10 to 50 kb

JPG 

Class 10th Certificate

100 to 400 kb

JPG

The Form fee:

Category 

Fee (INR)

General 

INR 1500 

General-EWS (OBC) 

INR 1400 

SC / ST / PH 

INR 800


 

 

NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The authority will release the notification related to NEET 2021 eligibility criteria along with NEET 2021 Application form. The common eligibility criteria for the NEET 2021 exam is mentioned below:

Age Limit

Minimum age limit is 17 years, there is no upper age limit

Education Qualification

Completed or pursuing Class 12th with 5 subjects including English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry

Nationality 

Indian Nationals, NRIs, PIOs, OCIs, and Foreign Nationals are eligible to take NEET 2021.

Number of Attempts

The attempt limit is removed now

Minimum % required

Unreserved category: an aggregate of minimum 50% in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

Reserved category: an aggregate of a minimum of 40% in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

PWD category: an aggregate of a minimum of 45% in the qualifying exam.

NEET 2021 Admit Card

NTA will release the NEET 2021 Admit Card from the official website. NEET 2021 admit card is likely to be available in the 1st week of April 2021. You can download the NEET admit card with application number & date of birth. 

  • Go to the official website of NTA NEET - ntaneet.nic.in

  • Click on ‘NEET 2021 Admit Card’ Button 

  • Enter Application Number, Date of Birth, Security Pin, and press ‘Submit’ button

  • Download and print the NEET 2021 Admit Card

NEET 2021 Exam Pattern:

NEET 2021 will be conducted on pen and paper mode where you have to fill the OMR sheet with a black or blue ballpoint pen. There will a total of 180 questions that you have to complete in 3 hours ( 180 minutes). The maximum marks for the exam are 720 marks. For every right question, you will get +4 marks & for every wrong answer, you will get -1 mark.  The paper will be divided into three sections i.e. physics, chemistry, and biology. There will be 45 questions from physics, 45 questions from chemistry, and 90 questions from biology in the paper. The weightage of zoology and botany is equal i.e. you will get 45 questions from zoology and 45 questions from botany in the biology section.    

Parameters 

NEET 2021

Mode of Exam 

Offline (Pen and Paper-based) 

Number of Questions

Physics - 45 Questions

Chemistry - 45 Questions 

Biology - 90 Questions

Total - 180 Questions

Type of Questions 

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Time Allotted

 3 hours

Marking Scheme

+4 for the correct answer, -1 for an incorrect answer. 

Maximum Marks 

720

Language

Hindi, English, Urdu, Marathi, Gujrati, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada, Tamil

NTA provides the option of vernacular languages for question paper medium for the following languages in the respective exam centers:

Question Paper Medium

Exam Centers

English and Hindi Medium

All Examination Center Cities

English & Urdu

All Examination Centre Cities

English & Marathi

Examination Center Cities in Maharashtra

English & Gujarati

Examination Center Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli

English & Bengali

Examination Center Cities in West Bengal and Tripura

English & Assamese

Examination Center Cities in Assam

English & Telugu

Examination Center Cities in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

English & Oriya

Examination Center Cities in Odisha

English & Kannada

Examination Center Cities in Karnataka

English & Tamil

Examination Center Cities in Tamil Nadu

NEET 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus of NEET 2021 will be compiled on the basis of topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Zoology and Botany) subjects that are taught in class 11th & class 12th science CBSE syllabus. CBSE has 30% reduced the syllabus for CBSE class 11th and class 12th which could have an impact on NEET 2021 syllabus but there is no official notification from NTA regarding the syllabus reduction for NEET 2021. The detailed syllabus with weightage for NEET 2021 is given below.

NEET Syllabus 2021 for Physics-

Physics

11th Standard

Weightage

12th Standard

Weightage

Physical world and measurement

2%

Electrostatics

9%

Kinematics

3%

Current electricity

8%

Laws of motion

3%

Magnetic effects of current & magnetism

 

5%

Work, energy, and power

4%

Electromagnetic induction & alternating currents

8%

The motion of system and particles of a rigid body

5%

Electromagnetic waves

5%

Gravitation

2%

Optics

10%

Properties of bulk matter

3%

Dual nature of matter and radiation

6%

Thermodynamics

9%

Atoms and Nuclei

 

3%

The behavior of perfect gas and kinetic theory

3%

Electronic devices

9%

Oscillations and waves

3%

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NEET Syllabus 2021 for Chemistry-

Chemistry

11th Standard

Weightage

12th Standard

Weightage

Basic concepts of Chemistry

1%

Solid state

 

2%

Structure of atoms

2%

Solutions

 

5%

Classification of elements & periodicity in properties

2%

Electrochemistry

 

2%

Chemical bonding & molecular structure

5%

Chemical kinetics

3%

States of matter: gases & liquids

2%

Surface chemistry

2%

Thermodynamics

8%

Principles & process of isolation of elements

2%

Equilibrium

6%

p-block elements

5%

Redox reactions

3%

d and f block elements

4%

Hydrogen

3%

Coordination compounds

9%

s-block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

2%

Haloalkanes & Haloarenes

3%

Some p-block elements

2%

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

4%

Hydrocarbons

3%

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids

4%

Environmental chemistry

2%

Organic compounds containing nitrogen

2%

Organic chemistry - basic principles & techniques

4%

Biomolecules

3%

--

 

Polymers

3%

--

 

Chemistry in everyday life

2%

 

NEET Syllabus 2021 for Biology-

Biology

11th Standard

Weightage

12th Standard

Weightage

Diversity in the living world

14%

Reproduction

9%

Structural organization in animals and plants

5%

Genetics and evolution

18%

Cell structure and function

9%

Biology and human welfare

9%

Plant physiology

6%

Biotechnology and its applications

4%

Human physiology

20%

Ecology and environment

6%

 

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NEET Syllabus

Physics (19)
Physical World & Measurement
Chapter Weightage (2%)
Kinematics
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Laws of motion
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Work, energy and power
Chapter Weightage (6%)
Gravitation
Chapter Weightage (2%)
Properties of bulk matter
Chapter Weightage (14%)
Thermodynamics
Chapter Weightage (9%)
Oscillations and Waves
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Electrostatics
Chapter Weightage (9%)
Current Electricity
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Electromagnetic Waves
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Optics
Chapter Weightage (10%)
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Chapter Weightage (6%)
Atoms And Nuclei
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Electronic devices
Chapter Weightage (14%)
Chemistry (29)
Basic concepts of Chemistry
Chapter Weightage (2%)
Structure of Atom
Chapter Weightage (3%)
States of Matter : Gases and liquids
Chapter Weightage (2%)
Solid state
Chapter Weightage (2%)
Thermodynamics
Chapter Weightage (9%)
Equilibrium
Chapter Weightage (6%)
Redox Reactions
Chapter Weightage (1%)
Solutions
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Electrochemistry
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Chemical kinetics
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Surface Chemistry
Chapter Weightage (1%)
Hydrogen
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Some p-Block elements
Chapter Weightage (1%)
d and f Block Elements
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Coordination compounds:
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Hydrocarbons
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Chapter Weightage (1%)
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Chapter Weightage (1%)
Biomolecules
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Polymers
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Environmental Chemistry
Chapter Weightage (1%)
Biology (10)
Diversity in Living World
Chapter Weightage (11%)
Cell Structure and Function
Chapter Weightage (7%)
Plant Physiology
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Human Physiology
Chapter Weightage (12%)
Reproduction
Chapter Weightage (11%)
Genetics and Evolution
Chapter Weightage (12%)
Biotechnology and Its Applications
Chapter Weightage (7%)
Biology and Human Welfare
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Ecology and environment
Chapter Weightage (13%)
 

Important books & Online resources for NEET

Physics
H. C. Verma - Concepts of Physics Part-1,
DC Pandey - Understanding Physics (Volume-1),
DC Pandey - Understanding Physics (Volume-2),
H. C. Verma - Concepts of Physics Part-2,
DC Pandey - Optics and Modern Physics,
DC Pandey - Electricity and Magnetism,
DC Pandey - Waves and Thermodynamics
Chemistry
Dr.O. P. Tandon & Dr. A. K. Virmani - Organic Chemistry (G.R. Bathla Publications)-Part1,
Dr.O. P. Tandon - Inorganic Chemistry (Ist Year Programme),
Dr.O. P. Tandon - Inorganic Chemistry (2nd Year Programme),
Dr. P. Bahadur - Physical Chemistry,
Dr.O. P. Tandon & Dr. A. K. Virmani - Organic Chemistry (G.R. Bathla Publications)-Part 2
 

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