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NEET Medical Syllabus/ NEET Examination Pattern – 2021-2022

NEET Medical Syllabus/ NEET Examination Pattern – 2021-2022

About NEET Examination 2021-2022

The Medical Entrance Examination conducted for Undergraduate Medical Courses is known as the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET). NEET is one of the most difficult entrance examinations for the student to crack but at the same time, thousands of students achieve the set target of clearing the NEET examination with good marks every year. The examination is conducted under the custody of the National Testing Agency. 

There are different examinations of AIIMS and JIPMER MBBS which have been discontinued and emerged in NEET. The Admissions in various reputed medical colleges are carried through NEET Entrance Examination. It is an examination required to be cleared for the students seeking admission in Medicine, BDS, Veterinary, AYUSH, etc medical courses in different private and government colleges of India.

What’s New for NEET 2021?

The following are the relevant points for NEET 2021:

  • Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has given its agreement to conduct NEET 2021 twice a year.
  • The national level entrance examination for MBBS and BDS would be held on the same line as that of JEE Mains.
  • There is further clarification that the syllabus of NEET 2021 has not been changed but due to syllabus cut made by CBSE and state boards, National Testing Agency would be offering internal choice for the students to cover the reduced syllabus.

Updated knowledge for NEET 2021

The following are the updated knowledge related to NEET 2021 Examination:

  • NEET 2021 is expected to be held in June-July 2021 but the official notice has been announced.
  •  The Registration for the examination has started on February 2nd week and will continue till the end of March 2021.
  • Admit Cards for the examination would be generated by the end of April 2021.
  • The Examination would be conducted in offline mode and would be for the duration of 3 hours.

Minimum Eligibility for NEET Examination


 The following is the description of the Minimum Eligibility  required for the NEET Medical Entrance Examination:

  • The candidate must be any of the following:
    • Indian Citizen
    • Overseas Indian
    • Foreign Nationals
    • Non-Resident Indians
    • A person of Indian Origin


  • The minimum age of the candidate as of December 31st, 2021 should be 17 years.
  • There is no upper case limit as of now and the candidate older than 25 years applying for NEET 2021 would be provisionally admitted subject to the ruling of the High Court of Delhi.


  • The candidate must have qualified Standard 12 Examination from any Recognised Board.
  • The compulsory subject of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology for the secondary educational examination.
  • Candidates who have passed class 12 equivalent with Biology as an additional subject are also eligible.


The students must have secured the following stated marks in the secondary education examination:

  • General  category- 50 Percent
  • PWD Category- 45 Percent
  • SC/ST/OBC Category- 40 Percent

Examination Pattern For NEET 2021

The Detailed Examination Pattern for NEET 2021 is Discussed below:

  • It is subjected to be held in the way of Multiple Choice Questions  (MCQs).
  • The total questions for the examination will be 180,
  • The maximum marks awarded for the examination would be 720 marks.
  • The Examination Paper would be divided into 4 sections consisting of the following:
  1. Physics 
45 Questions
  1. Chemistry 
45 Questions
  1. Botany
45 Questions
  1. Zoology
45 Questions

The marks allotted to different sections are based on the relevance of the topics and are not restricted compulsorily.

Marking Scheme For NEET 2021

The following are the detailed knowledge for the marking scheme of the NEET Medical Entrance Examination:

  • 4 Marks would be allotted for every Correct Answer.
  • There would be a Negative Marking of 1 Mark for each Wrong Answer.
  • Answers Once Marked Cannot be Changed.
  • There would be No Negative Marking for Unattempted and Unanswered questions.

Registration Process for NEET 2021

Following is the detailed process for registering in NEET 2021:

  • Visit the official website NTA
  • Fill up the mandatory fields of personal and academic details of any of the candidates.
  • Upload the required documents as the scanned copies of the photographs, signature, left hand’s thumb impression, and class 10 certificate.
  • Pay the fees for NEET 2021 Examination.
  • Print out the confirmation page and keep it for future references.

Application fees For NEET 2021

The following are the details provided for the payment of application fees  while registering for the NEET 2021 Examination:

The application fee had to be deposited online.

It can be paid using credit card/ debit card /net banking /e- challan/ UPI.

The following are the amount to be paid by different categories as application fees:

General category- 1500 INR

Gen EWS/OBC  – 1400 INR

SC/ST/PWD      –  800   INR

NEET Question Paper Analysis of 2020

As per students’ reaction, it is evident that the difficulty level of NEET 2020 was moderate. The students considered physics to be comparatively more difficult than the other two subjects and Chemistry with moderate difficulty resulting in Biology being the easiest.

The students could complete the examination within stipulated time although many have felt that Physics was quite lengthy.

There is no evidence of any technical Glitch reported in the NEET question paper for 2020.

Availability of Question paper for NEET 2021 in different languages

The examination of NEET is conducted in different languages. There are 11 languages in which NEET Question Papers are available and are mentioned as below:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Gujarati
  • Tamil
  • Kannada
  • Telugu
  • Assamese
  • Marathi
  • Bengali
  • Odia

Syllabus for NEET 2021

The Syllabus for the NEET Examination consist of the following:

  • The subjects included in NEET 2021 are Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  •  Biology is further divided into Zoology and Botany subjects.
  • It includes the chapters and the studies related to classes 11 and 12 for all the respective subjects.

Subject- Wise Relevance for NEET Examination 

The NEET Syllabus can be found on the official website and it will be notified via newspaper and website. The NEET syllabus will be completely dedicated to the subjects of the 10+1 and 10+2 exams. The uniform syllabus for NEET Exam has been prepared by CBSE under the guidance of the Medical Council of India.

Physics Syllabus:

  • Energy and Power
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Optics
  • Current Electricity
  • Electronic Devices

Chemistry Syllabus 2021:

  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
  • Structure of Atom, States of Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Solid State
  • Environmental Chemistry

Biology Syllabus:

  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Biotechnology and Its Applications
  • Plant Physiology
  • Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
    Ecology and Environment
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Human physiology
  • Biology and Human Welfare


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