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Medical Entrance Examination (NEET)


NEET or the medical entrance examination can become the turning point in your life. The highly competitive test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) offers around 1.5 lakhs seats for courses in MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy). A majority of the students, out of 15+ lakh, hope for MBBS courses at elite medical colleges.

The chances of gaining admission to the college of choice may turn dim if you fail to achieve one of the top ranks. Perseverance and dedication are the catalysts that can transform your dream into reality. Guidance and support of experienced NEET coaching centers play a pivotal role in making you a successful candidate.

NEET Exam Pattern

NTA has announced the latest NEET exam pattern. There will be a total of 200 questions of which candidates need to answer 180 questions carrying 4 marks each. Thus making a total score of 720. Each negative answer will cost a penalty of 1 mark. The 3-hour long exams will have multiple choice questions from Biology (Botany and Zoology), Physics, and Chemistry.

NEET can be attended in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada, or Urdu. You can choose the medium you want from these optional languages.

Detailed View of NEET exam Pattern

Awareness about the number of questions in each subject would help in preparation. Comprehensive coaching, learning, and practice will make you ready for the NEET. The number of questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, as well as, the total marks are:

· Physics
o Section A – 35 questions – 140 marks
o Section B – 15 questions – 40 marks
· Chemistry
o Section A – 35 questions – 140 marks
o Section B – 15 questions – 40 marks
· Zoology
o Section A – 35 questions – 140 marks
o Section B – 15 questions – 40 marks
. Botany
o Section A – 35 questions – 140 marks
o Section B – 15 questions – 40 marks

NEET – Courses Offered

Scoring an excellent grade will open up the opportunity to select the course and institution of your choice. The possibility to get the course or college of one’s choice will reduce as the position in the rank list goes down.

NEET qualification makes you eligible for the following courses:

· Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
· Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
· Courses part of AYUSH
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)
Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS)
Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS)

The growth probabilities and acceptance around the world make MBBS and BDS courses more preferable for students. Most of the candidates will be choosing renowned medical colleges around the country for pursuing the course. This leads to the number of candidates in top institutions exceeding the number of vacancies.

You might have understood why it is vital to score excellent grades and become one among the top lot.

NEET – Counselling Process

NEET counseling is the next stage post announcement of result and promulgation of rank list. The counseling will be done for National (Central), State, and AYUSH institutions.

Central Quota/ All India Quota (AIQ) – Central Quota or All India Quota counseling is done for 15% of the medical and BDS seats. Enrolment to elite institutions AIIMS, BHU, and AMU is also done through this counseling. Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is the authorized body for this. Students can choose to join any institution of their choice, depending on their rank.

State Counselling – Enrolment to the 85% of the seats that are left behind after AIQ is done through state counseling. One thing to note is that admission to the institutions in Jammu and Kashmir is also undertaken through state counseling. The seats from the colleges from J&K are not included for AIQ. The state authorities will be managing this process.

AYUSH Counselling – AYUSH Admissions Central Counselling Committee (AACCC) is the organization that carries out the counseling for AYUSH courses. The AYUSH ministry formulates action plans for the promotions of the subject medical sectors.

How Unique World Prepares You for NEET?

We have derived a systematic coaching process for the national-level medical entrance exam (NEET). Our professionals follow a highly dedicated training pattern focussing on developing a winning spirit in the aspirants. We observe each of the students to understand his or her caliber as well as weak areas, to implement pedagogical methods accordingly.

Rather than going for a generic style of NEET coaching, we impart exhaustive knowledge about each of the topics. Explaining the subtle elements that form the crux of the concepts, we educate the candidates thoroughly. So that our students can answer any question from any topic.

A few of the unique factors that make Unique World Education the number one in NEET coaching are:

· An all-encompassing coaching program that extends to two years
· Infusing knowledge about the fundamentals of all the concepts in 10+2 classes
· Handpicked professional faculties with proven expertise and knowledge
· Practice tests and feedback to bring up the students to the requisite level
· Mock tests that enhance confidence and help in strategizing the exam
· Customized coaching according to the capabilities of the student
· Elaborately prepared NEET study materials, provided for free, for our students
· Motivational and guidance sessions that instills a winning attitude
· Unlimited doubt clearing sessions and interactive discussions

A meticulous NEET coaching is our identity. That has made us the number one in the field.

To join for NEET coaching at Unique World Education, contact us now.

NEET 2021 eligibility criteria by NTA

Qualifying Exam for NEET 2021Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English as core subjects from a recognized board.

Class 12 or equivalent appearing aspirants are also eligible to apply for NEET.

Minimum Age Requirement for NEET 2021Candidates must have completed 17 years as on December 31, 2021.
Maximum Age Limit*There is no upper age limit till the Supreme Court passes its judgment on it.
Qualifying MarksThe class 12 percentage required for NEET 2021 exam is separate for each category and can be listed as under. NEET eligibility marks in class 12 to be considered are aggregate marks only for PCB subjects

UR – 50%,

OBC/SC/ST – 40%,

PWD – 45%

Maximum AttemptsThere are no restrictions on the maximum NEET attempt limit 2021.
NationalityIndian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs & Foreign Nationals aspirants are eligible to apply
    Details of Qualifying Examination Codes for NEET 2021

  • Code 01: Candidates who will be appearing for their Class 12 board exam in 2021 and waiting for their board’s result have to choose this code. However, till the time of admission, such candidates must have qualified their class 12 as per the specified criterion, failing which they will become ineligible.
  • Code 02: Aspirants who are studying from the higher/senior secondary examination or Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE) which is equivalent to the Class 12 examination and comes after a period of 12 years of study have to choose this code. As per the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT), the last two years of this study must comprise science subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English as a core subject. Candidates who have qualified Class 12 in the year 2020 or before and have not pursued any other course after the completion of Class 12 have to choose this code.
  • Code 03: Aspirants who have successfully completed their Intermediate/Pre-degree Examination in Science of an Indian University/Board or other recognized body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and also English as a compulsory subject have to choose this code. The course should have a practical test in science subjects. Candidates whose class 12 or its equivalent qualifying examination is completed from a state board must also choose this code.
  • Code 04: Aspirants who have completed a Pre-professional/Pre-medical Examination after passing either the Higher Secondary Examination or the Pre-University or an equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology & English must have to choose this code while applying. The Pre-professional/Pre-medical examination shall include practical tests in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.
  • Code 05: With Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology as mandatory subjects, candidates who are pursuing the three years’ degree course from a recognized University and have qualified the first year including practical tests in each of the aforementioned subjects have to choose this code. Candidates must note that the qualifying exam here must be a University Examination and candidates should have passed the earlier qualifying examination namely 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology with English as a core course.
  • Code 06: With not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)/Bio-technology, candidates who have qualified the BSc Examination from an Indian recognized University must choose this code during the filling process of application. Further, they must have passed the earlier qualifying examination (10+2) with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Code 07: Aspirants who have qualified any other examination which in scope and standard (Last two years of 10+2 Study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology; which shall include practical test in these subjects) is found to be equivalent to the Intermediate Science Examination of an Indian University/Board, have to choose this code. Aspirants who have completed the qualifying examination from a foreign country are also required to fill in this code.

NEET Eligibility Criteria – Age Limit

  • The main concern of every aspirant regarding the NEET eligibility criteria 2021 is the age limit for appearing for the medical entrance test. Candidates must have completed 17 years of age either at the time of admission or else on or before December 31, 2021, as per the NEET 2021 eligibility criteria. The decision over the upper age limit for NEET has been challenged in the Supreme Court. Despite pending the court’s judgment, candidates are allowed to appear for the exam and admissions.

Category-wise age criteria for NEET 2021

CategoryDate of birth for minimum age
For Candidates of Unreserved Category (UR)Born on or before December 31, 2004
For Candidates of SC/ST/OBC Category

Qualifying Marks for NEET 2021
Candidates have to be qualified in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English individually in the qualifying examination which is 10+2 or equivalent, as per NEET 2021 eligibility criteria.
NEET Eligibility Criteria – Minimum Required Percentage

CategoryAggregate marks required for NEET 2021
Unreserved- PH45%
  • Candidates belonging from the Unreserved category must have scored a minimum required percentage of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology in their Class 12 or HSC examination.
  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates should have scored 40% of passing marks in Class 12 in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology in aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • Medical aspirants with locomotor disability of lower limbs must have secured a minimum of 45% marks for General-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology.

NEET 2021 eligibility criteria for NRI/Foreign students
Candidates who have completed their education from outside the country must fulfill the NEET eligibility criteria. The last examination which has to pass by NRI/Foreign students should be equivalent to Class 12 qualification in their respective country. Candidates should have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and must have passed the theory and practical test in each of these subjects as well as English in the qualifying examination.
NEET Eligibility Criteria 2021 – Number of Attempts
With amendments in 2018 for NEET 2021 eligibility criteria, the restrictions on the number of attempts for NEETwas removed. Therefore, there is no restriction on the number of attempts for NEET 2021. So, as per the NEET 2021 eligibility criteria, candidates will be allowed to appear for the entrance exam as many times as they would like to only if they are eligible.
NEET Eligibility Criteria 2021 -15% All India Quota seats/Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ESIC and AFMC Colleges.

  • Aspirants who qualify for NEET 2021 exam can apply for the 15% All India Quota seats, 100% of the seats in Deemed universities as well as Central Universities, ESIC, and AFMC as well. This counselling for NEET will be conducted at an AllIndia level by MCI.
  • J&K candidates are not eligible for 15% All India Quota seats unlessthey have filled a self-declaration form to be submitted along with the NEET application form 2021. The self-declaration for NEET 2021 application form denotes that the candidate wishes to participate in the counselling for 15% All India Quota seats and would forgo the home state counselling in return. As per the NEET eligibility criteria, such candidates will be eligible for the seats of Deemed Universities, ESIC, and AFMC colleges.
  • The allotment for 85% seats of DU will be open to candidates who have completed Class 10 and 12 from Delhi while the Institutional Quota seats of AMU will be exclusively for AMU students only.

NEET Eligibility Criteria 2021 – 85% State Quota seats

  • The 85% state quota seats mean seats in all government colleges of the states/union territories respectively. Counselling for such seats will be conducted by the respective state authorities. To apply for state quota seats, candidates must fulfill the NEET 2021 eligibility criteria laid down by each state or union territory authority and include domicile, conditions too
  • Admission to private medical and dental colleges through NEET will also be subject to the policies of the State/ Union Territory.

How Unique World Education will prepare aspirants for the NEET

Content is as follows:

  • Unique World Education prepares questions schematically for the national level medical entrance examination which are probed entirely by Unique World Education professionals on the basis of NEET 2021 syllabus. UWE’s way of training for the NEET exam pattern 2021 will lift up the preparation level of aspirants by raising the bars. As per the NEET 2021 paper pattern, the exam will be held in a pen and paper-based approach. Candidates will have to answer 180 questions from the NEET 2021 syllabus within three hours. The NEET 2021 paper will be for 720 marks. There is negative marking of one mark for every wrong attempt in the NEET exam. For each correct answer, NEET 2021 test takers will be awarded four marks.
  • Unique World Education will be providing supplementary tools that will benefit candidates to ace the NEET 2021. This can be attained by practicing from NEET 2021 sample papers. After completing every topic mentioned in NTA NEET syllabus, candidates should ideally test themselves. Candidates can use NEET 2021 mock tests and solve past year question papers.

Why choose UWE:

  • Two-year comprehensive program
  • Comprehensive coverage of fundamental chapters of 11th and 12th
  • Veteran NEET faculties from India
  • Consistent mock tests
  • Individual courtesy for each student
  • Team Management techniques
  • Free NEET study materials
  • Previous Year question paper discussion
  • Career and mental enhancement sessions
  • OMR valuation for all exams
  • Recorded Video Lecture
  • Boundless doubt clearing sessions
  • Performance and evaluation reports
  • Live interactive lectures by proficient teachers

Exam level
Conducting body
Total Questions
Total Marks
720 Marks
Type of Questions
Exam duration
180 minutes
Exam mode
applicants (2020)
15.97 lakh

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