The National Testing Agency will conduct the National-Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to undergraduate medical programmes on September 12. The registration for NEET 2021 has already begun from July 13 on NTA’s official website (, and the registration window is open for aspirants to register their candidature. We have already discussed all the essential information about NEET 2021. Since the date for NEET 2021 has been changed, we have decided to share all the updated information about the exam in this article. 

Latest Updates for NEET 2021 (after the date announcement)

Registration for NEET 2021 starts fromJuly 13 2021
Last date to register for NEET 2021August 06 2021 (until 11.50 pm)
Last date to pay the application fee(Online)August 07 2021 (until 11.50 pm)
Application Form Correction WindowAugust 08 to August 12
Admit card releaseSeptember 09 2021
NEET 2021 (UG) Exam date September 12 2021
Final answer key release dateTo be announced 
NEET 2021 Result declaration                        To Be Announced 
Counselling start dateTo Be Announced

NEET 2021-Exam Related Events

NEET 2021 Date Announcement: On July 12, the Union Minister for Education, Dharmendra Pradhan, announced the government had postponed the NEET 2021 exam from August 1 to September 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEET 2021 Application Form: The application form for NEET 2021 was released on July 13 at 5 pm. Aspirants can register their candidature by filling the application form from the official website of NTA.

NEET 2021 Application Correction Window: Candidates who wish to make any corrections in their application form can do them once the window opens on August 08. It will remain open till August 12.

Admit Card for NEET 2021: The admit card/hall ticket for NEET 2021 will be released on September 09 2021. I.e. three days before the exam.

NEET 2021 Exam Date and Timing: The NEET 2021 exam will take place on September 12 2021, from 2 pm to 5 pm.

Answer Key for NEET 2021: The provisional key for the exam is released usually within a week. The final answer key of the exam will be released along with the NEET 2021 results.

NEET 2021 Results: The results for the NEET UG exam are usually released one month after the exam on NTA’s official website. We can expect the results in the second week of October. The results will be released in scorecard format.

NEET 2021 Counselling Date: The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts the counselling for NEET 2021. The counselling will be held in 2 rounds and a mop-up round (if required). The dates for counselling are yet to be announced.


1.When does the NEET 2021 exam registration start?

The registration for NEET 2021 starts from July 13 (5 pm onwards) and goes on till August 06 2021.

2. Will NTA conduct the NEET exam twice in 2021?

No. The NEET exam will be conducted only once in 2021, as per the authorities.

3. When will NTA release the NEET 2021 admit card?

The NTA will release the admit card for NEET 2021 on September 09 2021.

4. When will NTA release the answer key for NEET 2021?

The final answer key for NEET 2021 will be released along with the result. However, the provisional answer key will be available one week after the exam.

5. When will the NEET 2021 counselling schedule be released?

The NEET 2021 counselling dates will be released after the declaration of results.