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NEET Eligibility Criteria 2021 Age Limit, Marks and Qualification

30 Sep, 2020

The NTA is responsible for conducting the NEET exam all over the country. The NTA is the sole body that declares the NEET eligibility criteria that the students have to consider if they are wishing to apply for the NEET exam. The NTA (National Testing Agency) has already released the NEET Eligibility Criteria 2021.

NEET Eligibility Criteria.

 

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2021

Find the Complete Detail about NEET 2021 Eligibility Criteria, Age limit, Qualification Marks, Attempts, and Nationality All detail available here. Go through the detail and start your Exam Preparation.

Age limit for NEET 2021:

  • Talking about the neet exam age limit, the upper age limit should be 25 years as of December 31, for the year of admission for the candidate belonging to the general category.
  • students belonging to all the categories, the lower age limit students are 17 years as of December 31 of the year of admission.
  • For the reserved candidates, the maximum age limit is 30 years as on December 31, of the year of admission

S. No.

Category

Date of birth for minimum age

1

For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR)

Born on or before December 31, 2004

2

For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC Category

Born on or before December 31, 2004

 

NEET Attempt limit 2021

There is no specific age limit in context with this exam, but the age limitation factor will be considered.

 

Qualification for NEET 2021

NEET Entrance Qualification 2021: The candidate appearing for the NEET exam should have passed the class 12 board exam from some recognized board and should have physics, chemistry, biology/ Biotechnology, and English as the main subjects. The candidates, who will be appearing for the board exam in the year 2021 along with the above, mentioned subjects can also apply for the NEET exam.

Any student who is willing to appear for the NEET exam needs to put his/her 100% in order to score well and beg a seat in one of the top medical colleges of India. There are various students who are unable to test their preparation, the best way to know your preparation level is with the help of the sample question papers, and the previous years question paper. You can get the all study material & previous paper from Etoosindia.

 

Category

PCB aggregate marks required for NEET

Unreserved

50%

SC/ST/OBC/Reserved-PH

40%

Unreserved- PH

45%

 

 

Physically Handicapped Criteria in NEET 2021

  • in 15% all India UG quota, 3% horizontal reservation for physically handicapped candidates

  • the candidates having 50-70% locomotor disability in the lower limb will be given reservation
  • the candidates needs to produce the disability certificate
  • the minimum marks for the physically handicapped category will be 45% instead of general category candidates

 

NEET Eligibility Criteria for State Quota

The main point to be kept in mind is that around 85% of MBBS/BDS seats will be reserved for NEET states quota counseling. The remaining seat i.e. 15% will be kept for central level counseling (All India counseling). Below given are the points for neet criteria 2021 for state quota:

  • The candidate should be the resident of the respective state
  • The candidate should have proper proof of their residency in the state
  • The candidate should have mandatorily completed/pursuing their schooling (class 12) from the respective state.

 

Eligibility for All India Quota in NEET 2021

  • The students appearing for the NEET exam should be a citizen of Kota.
  • The minimum age of the candidate who wishes to appear for the paper should be 18 year
  • In the case of the general category the upper age limit is kept to be 25 years, while in the case of reserved candidates be it SC/ST, relaxation of 5 years is given, this means the reserved candidates can appear for the NEET exam up to the age of 30 years.
  • In case the candidates belong to any of the following states

              (a) Telangana
              (b) Andhra Pradesh,
              (c) Jammu & Kashmir

Then he/she will be eligible for admission only in Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

Q. What is the upper age limit for NEET 2021?

A. In the case of the general category, the upper age limit is 25 years as on December 31, of the year of admission while in the case of reserved candidates the upper age limit is 30 years as on December 31, of the year of admission.

Q. What is a National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET 2021)?

A. THE NEET exam is conducted by the NTA, national testing agency of India. This exam is conducted with the motive of providing the eligible candidate's seat in the top medical colleges of the country for undergraduate courses in medical and dental science. There are certain neet 2021 eligibility criteria by nta that the students need to consider before appearing for the exam. Every year there are lakhs of students who appear for this paper. The score in the NEET paper decides which college will be allotted to which students and also the department allotted to the student is based on the score in the NEET exam.

Q. Do or die Chapters for NEET 2021?

A. All the chapters should be considered to score well in the NEET exam. The students are mentioned to get in touch with the syllabus on time so that they can start with their preparation as early as possible. There are three subjects included, i.e. physics, chemistry, and biology. The biology section is allotted the maximum marks. The syllabus is a bit lengthy, but skipping the important topics can make the students lose a good amount of marks. You can get a detailed about Neet important topic list with topic weightage from the ETOOSINDIA website.

For more updates in context with the NEET exam 2021, stay tuned to the ETOOSINDIA website

            

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