NEET 2021 conducted today, Provisional Answer Key to be released soon

# Sep 12, 2021 by Harshita Nandal

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NEET 2021 conducted today, Provisional Answer Key to be released soon

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test Undergraduate ( NEET  2021 ) today, September 12. The Exam was conducted amid following Covid Guidelines and more than 16 Lakh candidates appeared for the examination.

Candidates  followed the NEET  dress code as determined by NTA, wear face masks and follow all the instructions mentioned on the NEET hall ticket. Candidates were allowed to bring only a few items to the exam hall. Candidates   allowed to carry masks, gloves, transparent water bottles, and hand sanitiser in a transparent bottle (50ml) at the exam hall. No electronic devices, heavy jewellery or suspicious items  permitted at the exam centre.

The NEET 2021  admit card also had an attached self-declaration form. The NEET  self-declaration form consists of the medical aspirants’ health status and information on recent travel history.

The NEET exam centre cities have also been increased this year from 155 to 198. The number of examination centres have also been increased from last year’s 3,862 centres.


NEET 2021 Exam Pattern Overview:



Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper based

Duration of Exam

3 hours


  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology (Botany and Zoology)

Type of Questions


Total Question


Total Marks


Negative Marking

-1 will deducted for wrong answer marking

Language of Exam

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.



NEET 2021 Exam Pattern in Detail:


No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Distribution of Marks




45*4 = 180




45*4 = 180

Biology (Botany and Zoology)



90*4 = 360


180 Question


720 Marks




NEET 2021 Marking Criteria:

Marking Criteria

Correct Answer


Incorrect Answer





Note: Candidates are advised not to attempt the multiple answers during the NEET exam as it will cost them negative marking.


Regional Languages Available for NEET 2021:

Language of Examination

Examination Centre’s


All Examination Centre’s


All Examination Centre’s

English and Assamese

Examination Centre’s in Assam

English and Bengali

Examination Centre’s in West Bengal and Tripura

English and Gujarati

Examination Centre’s in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English and Kannada

Examination Centre’s in Karnataka

English and Marathi

Examination Centre’s in Maharashtra

English and Odia

Examination Centre’s in Odisha

English and Tamil

Examination Centre’s in Tamil Nadu

English and Telugu

Examination Centre’s in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

English and Urdu

All Examination Centre’s

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Harshita Nandal
Harshita Nandal

Harshita Nandal has worked as a Creative head in Mitrakshar, University of Delhi. She has done her Graduation from the University of Delhi in English Honours. In her free time, she prefers to play the guitar, take short walks in between work and loves to watch Korean dramas. Currently, she is an author at Educere India to fulfil the desire of her passion for writing.