NEET UG 2021 Application: Dates, Registration, Form-Filling & Correction

NEET stands for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test. It is a national level competitive examination. Do you want to register for NEET UG test this year? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, we will have an in-depth analysis of NEET UG 2021 application process.

NEET UG Application

NEET UG is a popular entrance examination among medical/biology group students in India. This post has been crafted keeping the needs of NEET UG aspirants in mind. Here, readers will find the following details – NEET UG application form (dates and details), registration process (step by step guide), documents required and application fee. In short, this post contains all the important details that you need to know about NEET UG application process.

 

Come, let us take a closer look at NEET UG application process-overview:

Name of entrance exam: NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) UG
Level: National
Mode of application process: Online

 

NEET UG is a popular medical entrance exam in India. Each year, hundreds of thousands of candidates take part in this test. The NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts this test. The main aim of this test is to facilitate admission of eligible candidates into UG level medical programs such as – MBBS, BDS, B.V.Sc., some B.Sc. courses etc.

 

After going through this post, readers will find answers to these questions –

  • How to register for NEET UG in 2021?
  • How to fill NEET UG application form?
  • What’s the last date to submit application form?
  • How to correct my application form?
  • And more…

 

Come, let us check out the important dates related to NEET UG application –

 

Important dates

Event Date
Online application process will start on 1st/2nd week of December, 2020
Last day to submit application form 4th week of December, 2020
Correction window will open on January, 2021
Admit card will be released on 3rd/4th week of March, 2021

 

Let us take a closer look at NEET UG application process. In the next section, you will find the following details –

  • Stages involved in application process
  • Step by step guides (registration and application)
  • Documents required
  • Payment of application fee
  • And more…

 

NEET UG 2021 Application Process

NEET UG application process consists of the following stages –

  • Registration process
  • Form-filling
  • Uploading relevant documents
  • Payment of application fee
  • Submitting application form

 

Let us take a closer look at each stage and check out the steps involved in them –

 

NEET UG 2021 Registration

  1. Visit the official website of NEET (ntaneet.nic.in).
  2. Click on ‘new user register here’ link.
  3. NEET UG 2021 registration form will appear on screen. Fill it up correctly.
  4. Enter your personal details – Candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, category, date of birth, disability (if any), nationality, state of eligibility, ID card type, ID card number etc.
  5. Enter your contact details – mobile number, email id, alternate mobile number (optional), alternate email id (optional) etc.
  6. Enter the security pin or captcha code.
  7. Click on ‘preview and next’ button.
  8. Enter a strong password and confirm it.
  9. Configure your security question and answer.
  10. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number via SMS. Enter the OTP in assigned space and click on ‘submit’ button.
  11. Registration process is complete. Your provisional application number will be displayed on screen.

 

After completing registration process, a candidate may click on ‘click here to login’ link and proceed to form-filling stage. Let us take a closer look at this stage –

 

NEET UG 2021 Application Form

Form-filling deals with tasks such as – filling up details (academic, personal, preferences etc), uploading relevant documents and payment of application fee. Come, let us check out the steps involved in this stage –

 

Steps to fill NEET UG 2021 Application Form

  1. After registration, click on ‘click here to login’ link. You may even visit ntaneet.nic.in website and login.
  2. Visit the login page and enter your credentials (application number and password).
  3. Click on ‘login’ button.
  4. Access the application form and fill it up.
  5. Enter your personal details – Candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, category, date of birth, disability (if any), nationality, state of eligibility, ID card type, ID card number etc.
  6. Enter your date of birth, native state and district.
  7. Enter your choice of medium of question paper.
  8. Enter your choice of examination city.
  9. Click on ‘next’ button.
  10. Enter class 10th academic details – Name of education board, name of school, address of school, year of passing/appearing, place of study, state of school, district of school, marks secured in 10th board exam and 10th board roll number.
  11. Enter class 11th academic details – name of school, year of passing, place of study, state of school and district of school.
  12. Enter class 12th academic details (qualifying exam) – Name of education board, name of school, address of school, year of passing/appearing, place of study, state of school, district of school, mode of preparation, qualifying exam code, year of passing/appearing in QE, marks obtained in qualifying exam and 12th board roll/enrollment number.
  13. Enter class 12th subject-wise marks details – total marks (subject-wise) and marks secured in each subject.
  14. Click on ‘next’ button.
  15. Enter your permanent and correspondence address.
  16. Enter details about your parents – parents’ name and occupation.
  17. Enter the security pin/captcha code and click on ‘preview and submit’ button.
  18. Preview your application form.
  19. You will receive an OTP via SMS on your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP in the assigned space.
  20. Enter the captcha code/security pin and click on ‘final submit’ button.
  21. Upload scanned images of your passport size photograph, signature specimen, left-hand thumb impression and postcard size photograph.
  22. Click on ‘next’ button.
  23. Check the payment details and click on ‘go for payment’ button.
  24. Pay the application fee. You will be redirected to the confirmation page.
  25. Download the confirmation page and take its printout for further use/reference.

 

Details required

Enter the following details while filling up the application/registration form –

  • Personal details: Candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, category, date of birth, disability (if any), nationality, state of eligibility, ID card type, ID card number etc.
  • Contact details: mobile number, email id, alternate mobile number (optional), alternate email id (optional) etc.
  • Address: House number, locality, landmark, village/town/city, pin-code, state, district etc.
  • Preferences: Choice of exam city and choice of medium of question paper.
  • Academic details (10th board): Name of education board, name of school, address of school, year of passing/appearing, place of study, state of school, district of school, marks secured in 10th board exam and 10th board roll number.
  • Academic details (11th class): name of school, year of passing, place of study, state of school and district of school.
  • Academic details (12th board/qualifying exam): Name of education board, name of school, address of school, year of passing/appearing, place of study, state of school, district of school, mode of preparation, qualifying exam code, year of passing/appearing in QE, marks obtained in qualifying exam and 12th board roll/enrollment number, total marks (subject-wise) and marks secured in each subject.

 

NEET UG 2021 Application Fee

Category Fee
General/OBC 1500 INR
General EWS/OBC NCL 1400 INR
SC/ST/PwD 800 INR

 

Come, let us check out the list of important documents required –

 

Important documents required

  • A valid email id
  • An active mobile number
  • Academic certificates
  • Scanned documents (passport size photograph, signature specimen, 10th board certificate and tumb impression
  • Valid ID card/proof
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Credit/debit card for paying application fee

 

Guidelines for scanned images

While filling up the application form, a candidate is supposed to upload the following documents –

  • Latest passport size photograph of the candidate
  • Candidate’s signature specimen
  • Left-hand thumb impression of the candidate
  • Postcard size photograph of the candidate
  • 10th board certificate

 

Document Size Format
Passport size photograph 10-200KB JPG/JPEG
Signature specimen 4-30KB JPG/JPEG
Postcard size photograph 50-300KB JPG/JPEG
Left-hand thumb impression 10-50KB JPG/JPEG
10th board certificate 100-400KB JPG/JPEG

 

  • All scanned images must be clear, not blurry.
  • Upload your latest passport size photograph.
  • Don’t wear cap/mask/sun-glass/dark glass while getting the photograph clicked.
  • Signature specimen must be on white paper.
  • Sign using black or blue inked pen only.

 

NEET UG 2021 Application Form Correction

The NTA allows applicants to make changes to their application form. For this purpose, they open an ‘application form correction window’. While the correction window is open, a candidate may update details/documents on his/her application form by paying correction fee.

 

Let us check out the steps involved in this process –

 

Steps to correct NEET UG 2021 Application Form

  1. Access the official website of NEET UG.
  2. Enter your credentials and login.
  3. On your NEET dashboard, click on ‘Online Correction’ tab/option.
  4. Click on ‘correction in particulars’ to edit details and click on ‘correction in documents’ to change uploaded documents.
  5. After editing details or changing documents, pay the correction fee.
  6. Click on ‘preview and submit’ link.
  7. Preview your application form.
  8. You will receive an OTP via SMS on your registered mobile number.
  9. Enter the OTP, enter the security pin and click on ‘final submit’ button.
  10. Confirm your submission by clicking on ‘Yes, please do’ button.
  11. Download the form and take its printout for further use/reference.

 

Let us check out whether you are eligible to apply for NEET UG or not –

 

General instructions

Make sure that you are eligible to apply (before filling the application form).

  • Fill up and submit the application form before the deadline.
  • Fill up the application for correctly. Revise it before submitting.
  • Enter a valid email id while registering.
  • Enter a working mobile number while registering.
  • Keep necessary documents ready while filling up the form.
  • Make sure that scanned documents adhere to the guidelines set by the authorities.
  • Take printout of the form/confirmation page.
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