NEET 2021 Latest News: This article is a one-stop destination for all the NTA NEET UG 2021 Examination related news. We will provide the students with all the updates related to the NEET examinations of 2021. It will contain some quintessential information regarding the exam as there are various changes in the exam each year. So, students are advised to bookmark us to receive all the exam updates for 2021.
NEET 2021 Exam date has been released by NTA and it will soon release other dates associated with the examination. This year the NEET Exam is scheduled to be on August 1, 2021. It is expected that this year, more than 15 Lakh candidates can sit for the NEET examination. All the further exam process will go on only after the official brochure is released by the authorities.
NTA NEET 2021 NEWS
Students demand to postpone NEET-UG 2021 exam until October – 24 May 2021
As of now, there are no updates on the NEET-UG examinations in the country. The exam was scheduled to be held on August 1, 2021, but students are demanding to delay it till October 2021. A meeting was held in this regard among the Central Education Minister and state-level education ministers. It is being assessed that the final opinion on the exam date delay or not will be announced soon.
Grace marks to the aspirants in NEET PG 2021 exam – 6 May 2021
As more and more medical graduates are now joining for fighting the COVID situation in the country, the Supreme Court of India, decided to offer grace marks to all such students. All these grace marks will be given to the 1.5 Lakh students sitting for NEET PG 2021. The court made this decision to ensure the availability of all the candidates for COVID duty.
NEET PG 2021 exam postponed till August 31, 2021- 5 May 2021
An official order was released by the Prime Minister’s office to postpone the NEET PG by four months. The order declared that the examination will no more be scheduled before 31 August 2021. The decision was made keeping in view the necessity of the COVID workforce. An official announcement will be made 1 month before the final declaration of the exam date.
Registration Process of NEET-UG 2021- 28 April 2021
As per the last notification by the NTA NEET UG 2021, the exam was scheduled for August but with the pandemic situation ongoing in the country, the same is legitimate to be delayed. The registrations will start as and when notified by the higher authorities. Read more
Students across the country requesting for postponement of NEET-UG 2021- 26 April 2021
As the NTA NEET UG 2021 was scheduled for August, the registrations for the exam have not started yet because of the elevating number of COVID cases in the country. Also, with the delaying of the board exams, students have expressed their profound concerns regarding the revision and syllabus for the board exams along with the NEET preparation. Read more
IMA appeals to Health Ministry to hasten NEET PG – 24 April 2021
Indian Medical Association is requesting the Health Ministry to hasten up the NEET PG 2021 exams. This request is being forwarded to all the authorities, along with the Ministry. The decision was made due to the current scenario of COVID-19 and the scarcity of doctors in the country. Thus, enabling the students to join their humanitarian service as soon as possible and boost the healthcare workforce in the country.
NCERT Maps for students to score well in NEET – 23 April 2021
A range of concise study material known as NCERT Maps was released by Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL). The study material was released for all the medical aspirants who are preparing for NEET-UG 2021. The study material consists of the NCERT syllabus in a compact format to help students with the revision. These quick revision study maps are available for all four subjects covered in the NEET exam.
Medicine is the prime choice of the NEET Aspirants: Survey- 22 April 2021
Amid the Global Pandemic, a survey was conducted by Career Xpert, online. The survey included 2000 aspirants. Among all the aspirants about 24% aspirants had their first choice as Medicine, to pursue a career in the field. Whereas only 2% of the students chose ENT and Opthalmology as their prime choice. Apart from this 11% of the students exhibited an interest in surgery, 17% in Dermatology, 15% in Radiology, 10% in OBS/ Gynae, 8% in Pediatrics, 5% in Orthopedic and 6% in Respiratory medicine.
No official announcement onNEET UG postponement- 21 April 2021
NTA NEET UG 2021 is scheduled to be held on 1 August 2021. As the country is hit by the second wave of COVID-19, various state/ board exams have been delayed. Several conjectures are there regarding the delay of NEET-UG 2021. Although, there is no official announcement/ confirmation regarding the delay.
NEET UG and NEET PG 2021- 19 April 2021
Following the current scenario of the COVID in the country, the NEET PG 2021 have been officially postponed until further notice and now there are further speculations on the postponement of the NEET-UG as well. The board examinations in the country have also been delayed due to the second wave of COVID-19. Prepare for NEET UG 2021
NEET UG 2021 may be postponed again- 17 April 2021
Class 12th CBSE Boards have been postponed by the Ministry of Education. The decision has been made keeping in view the current conditions of the COVID-19 in the country. The ministry also specified that a 15 day time period will be given to the students before the announcement of the official exam dates. Thus, the exams are now likely to be held post 15th July only. With the postponement of the CBSE Exam dates, the NEET-UG is likely to be delayed this year.
NEET PG 2021 postponed again until next notice- 16 April 2021
In line with the petition filed by the nine doctors in the Supreme Court, the NEET PG 2021 exam has been delayed again. The exam was first scheduled to be in January which got postponed with a new date for the exam to be held on 18th April 2021. The Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan tweeted the news declaring the postponement. The decision for delaying the examination was taken keeping in view the COVID situation in the country.
XIIth Class Exam delay to affect the NEET and JEE- 15 April 2021
With the upsurging covid situation in the country, the centre has postponed the Class XIIth examination until next month. The sessions for this year too will start later in the year. thus, affecting the entrance exams of many states as well as the centre. The speculations are there that the delay is going to be stretched more and the situation will be again reviewed in June 2021.
Board Exams to be postponed following the NEET UG 2021- 14 April 2021
With the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country, states like Tamil Nadu are requesting the government to delay the board exams. The exams in the state are due to start in May but due to the increasing concerns of the parents, the exam schedule may get delayed. The Schools of the state are supporting the decision as the NEET Exam date is in August and there is enough time till then to prepare for the exam. Read Important Exam Tips for NEET.
NEET UG 2021 Common Service Centres (CSC)- 13 April 2021
Common Service Centres are the offline centres for making any type of application and other online processes. Thereby, delivering electronic services to the people living in some of the remote areas of India. Village Level Entrepreneurs serve as a basic unit to provide all of these services to the village students. There are about 2.4 Lakh CSC offering the NEET UG application through these centres. Know about your nearby service centre. Read Here
NEET UG 2021 Result- 12 April 2021
NEET UG Results are declared by the NTA after it conducts the examination at the national level. The agency declares the result on its official website. Based on the results, the authority publishes a merit list as per the norms set up by the MCI, DGHS, DCI. After that, the students will go on for the Counselling Process. Read more
NEET 2021 Registration to start soon- 10 April 2021
As exams dates have been announced by the authority, it will also release the registration date very soon in line with the NEET UG 2021. Students who are aspiring to sit for the exam can get started with their preparations. To get some exclusive preparation tips on NTA NEET 2021. Check out this article-NEET-UG 2021 Exam Strategies
NEET UG 2021 Answer Key- 9 April 2021
Answer Key for the NEET-UG 2021 will release after the NEET Exam process is concluded. The Answer Key for the exam will be available on the official website of the authority. Students who will sit for the exam can challenge the Answer Key in case they are sure that their claim is correct. A non-refundable fee of INR 1000/ answer will be charged from the student challenging the answer key. Read more
All you need to knowabout theNEET UG 2021 Application Form- 8 April 2021
Application Form for NEET-UG 2021 will release soon. As admission into MBBS and other medical course programs is done through NEET, Application Form will be available on the official website of the NTA. All the candidates can apply for the exam with the payment of an application fee (INR 1500- General Category students, INR 1400- OBC/ EWS, INR 800- ST/PwD/ ST). Get complete details on the Application Process of the NEET-UG 2021 Application Form. Read Here
NEET UG Information Brochure to release soon- 7 April 2021
Information bulletin for NEET-UG 2021 is likely to be released by the NTA soon. The bulletin will contain essential information concerning the Eligibility, Syllabus, Application fee, state code, examination centres, reservation and other details. You can read the entire notification as soon as it releases. You can also find some essential information about NEET UG 2021. Read more, Here
NEET Eligibility Criteria for 2021- 6 April 2021
As the application process for NEET is about to start soon, students must check the eligibility criteria for NEET 2021. The criteria of Eligibility Criteria for NEET is quite extensive, yet very simple. National Testing Agency (NTA) is the body behind the criteria of norms and rules set up for NEET. These criteria usually do not get much intervention by year by year new additions are always there. There are a wide range of criteria ranging from age, nationality to qualification and reservation. Read Here
Top Medical Colleges which were chosen by NEET Top Rankers last year- 5 April 2021
NEET is a one-way entrance test for admission into various medical and paramedical course programs. Choosing a college is also one of the prerequisite essential element to pursue your dream career. As per the MCC data, last year top 200 rankers kept colleges like AIIMS, New Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College and JIPMER, Puducherry as their prime choice. You can know more about the topmost Colleges and their admission related information. Read Here
15% Reservation in Medical Seats to students of Government Schools, Odisha- 3 April 2021
The Government of Odisha rolled out and approved 15% seat reservation to the students of Government Schools about to pass class 10th and 12th under CHSE. The reservation will be applicable for admission into Engineering and Medical Colleges of the State. The decision was preferred keeping in view the high-cost coaching for entrance exams like NEET and JEE.
No more JIPMER Entrance for B.Sc. Nursing- 2 April 2021
Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) will no more be conducting a separate entrance exam for admissions into B.Sc. Nursing. From this year, NEET UG 2021, Merit will be taken into consideration for admission into the Institution. However, the Counselling and admission process will still be under the Institution. To know more about NTA NEET UG 2021, Click Here.
Tamil Nadu School Education Department to offer training to NEET Aspirants-1 April 2021
With the decrease in the number of students under free online coaching of NEET, the School Education Department is ready to offer an innovative training programme. This free coaching was available for the students of government schools which was affected due to the pandemic situation as there was more than 25,000 registration before. A senior official of the department assured to start the training programme with the completion of the state elections. Check out some Youtube channels for NEET 2021 Preparation. Click Here
India’s First kind of Educational TV channels dedicated for NEET preparation-31 March 2021
Akash Educational Services Limited (AESL) started a unique initiative by launching TV channels for NEET and JEE preparation. These Aakash EduTV channels were created in collaboration with Airtel DTH to make test preparation accessible to all. The channel will launch a crash course for NEET and JEE aspirants at Rs. 8.23/ day which will broadcast the content created by the Aakash faculty. It will contain 60 hr classes, quizzes, doubt-clearing sessions on TV channel number 467 and 478 of Airtel DTH. The program will air from 2 April to 24 April (1 pm-4 pm). Also, there will be mentoring of students, every Sunday.
NTA to become the biggest test conducting agency in the world- 30 March 2021
The National Testing Agency conducts several examinations in India. It conducts pan-level examinations in the country. By far, it has conducted NEET exam for about 16 lakh students. Also, it is the only agency with exams in 11 languages which is the largest range of languages for exam conduction. Know about the NEET dress code 2021. Click Here
Central Government rejects the Puducherry’s 10% NEET Reservation- 26 March 2021
The Puducherry cabinet passed a resolution to provide a 10% NEET Quota to the students from Government Schools. This resolution offering horizontal reservation for admission into the medical courses was rejected as informed to the Madras High Court by the Central Government. The resolution was referred to the central government by the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, Dr Kiran Bedi. Know more about the reservation criteria under NEET 2021. Click here
High court commands NTA to form more exam centres in Tamil Nadu from next year- 25 March 2021
As all the 29 centres allotted to the state of Tamil Nadu were full, including 1 centre in Puducherry, a petition was forwarded by Advocate Veerapillai Ramesh in the Madras High Court. In line with the petition, the HC issued a direction commanding the NTA to establish additional exam centres in the state. Although this decision is not for the examination of 2021. It will be applicable from the next academic year. Exam centres for NTA NEET 2021.
Gujarat Government to create Kota like coaching centres for NEET Aspirants- 24 March 2021
Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Vijay Rupani announced to set up Coaching centres similar to the Kota Coaching centres for NEET and JEE. The minister ensured the setting up of these centres in four cities of Gujarat, i.e., Vadodra, Rajkot, Surat and Ahmedabad, in collaboration with the coaching centres in the state. The initiative is given a thought considering the students of the state who have to go to Kota for such coaching. The minister also added that the centres will give preference to the poor students of the state.
Government warns Aspirants on the Fake NEET 2021 Exam Pattern- 23 March 2021
Recently, a fake exam pattern has been circulating, claiming it to be the new NEET Exam Pattern with 160 questions. Fact Check social Media Page of Press information Bureau (PIB) has stated the exam pattern as fake. NTA also clarified the same, stating that the circulating pattern is fake. NTA advised all the aspirants and parents to wait for the release of the official notification on the website of NTA.
‘GetCETGo’ Crash Course for NEET students by Karnataka Government- 23 March 2021
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, Karnataka started a new initiative by launching a crash course for NEET aspirants. This course is also available for other entrance exams of Karnataka and costs less than Rs. 40. The crash course will be made available to more than 2 lakh students and can be accessed via the GetCETGo web portal, YouTube Channel or android app. To know more about the app. Click Here
Admission in Life Sciences and B.Sc. Nursing through NEET- 22 March 2021
As per the announcements by the NTA, this year’s NEET score may be used to provide admission to the students in B.Sc. Nursing and Life Sciences. So, the students sitting for NEET 2021 can use their result for admission into the above-mentioned course programs. Central or State Nursing Colleges/ JIPMER/ Nursing council/ Schools may use NEET Scores for admission. You can check for more information on the admission process of NEET-UG 2021. Click Here.
Exam Syllabus to remain the same for NEET-UG 2021– 18 March 2021
The NEET Examination for 2021, had various speculations related to the syllabus of NEET. Although the syllabus of NEET will remain the same for this year’s examination covering the topics from Class 11th and 12th. Check out the Syllabus for NTA NEET 2021. Click Here
Request for NEET-UG 2021 in 30 districts of Odisha– 17 March 2021
The government of Odisha is urging the NTA, to conduct the exam of NEET in all the 30 districts of the State. Earlier the NTA notified the Odisha Government to conduct the Exam of NEET in seven cities of Odisha, namely, Angul, Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela and Sambalpur. The issue was raised by Mr PK Mohapatra, Additional Chief Secretary of Health and Family Welfare, Odisha due to the COVID position of the state. Check all the Exam Centres for NEET-UG 2021.
NTA NEET UG 2021 to be conducted once in 2021– 15 March 2021
Union Minister of Education, Mr Ramesh Pokhariyal ‘Nishank’ made the official announcement that for the year 2021, the NEET examination will be conducted only one time. Know more about NTA NEET 2021. Click Here.
NEET UG 2021 Exam Date Announcement– 12 March 2021
National Testing Agency (NTA) released the official notification for the NEET UG 2021 Entrance Exam. The exam will be held on the 1st of August 2021. As of now, only the exam date has been announced by the authority. You can check the complete details about the release. Click Here
NEET UG 2021 Exam to be conducted Offline– 12 March 2021
As the notification is released by the authority, the speculations about the exam mode were clear. As of this year, many students were requesting to adjust the whole exam into an online mode. Although, the notification released by NTA specified that the examination will be conducted through the Pen and Paper Mode only.
No Change in Exam Pattern for NEET-UG 2021– 2 March 2021
Since last year, there were considerations about the change in the exam pattern for NTA NEET this year. But the official announcement has been made by the Higher education Secretary, Amit Khare, declaring that no change will be there in the NEET 2021 exam pattern because many students would have been preparing with a similar pattern. You can check the Exam pattern here.