NEET Result 2021: The National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for releasing the result. It is released within a week or two after the entrance exam. Candidates can check the results online by visiting the NTA official website (www.neetnta.nic.in). The merit list is further released after the result declaration. Candidates are ranked in order of merit in this rank list. Moreover, to check NEET 2021 results, candidates have to enter their registration ID and password. The merit list result is made as per the released answer key. For more details about the NEET Result 2021, read further.
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NEET Result 2021
Candidates have to enter the exam roll number, date of birth, and security pin to check their NEET 2021 Scorecard. The NTA also releases a category-wise merit list. In addition, the merit list helps the authorities in segregating students on the basis of merit. Candidates are called for counselling as per the merit list rank only. Further, all the important event dates are mentioned below for reference.
|Declaration of the Results||– TBA –|
|Commencement of Counselling||– TBA –|
How To Check NEET Exam Result 2021?
The NTA NEET Result is announced on the official website and thus shall be available in online mode. Candidates’ should note that the result can be checked online only. Further, the students can follow the below-mentioned steps to check their results.
- Visit the official website of NTA – www.ntaneet.nic.in
- On the homepage, login by first entering the application number and password.
- Then click on the “Submit” button.
- Further, your result will be displayed on the screen.
Thus, you can check your result by following these steps. Candidates should also take out a printout of the result. As it will be required for further admission processes. Furthermore, do cross-check the details present on the result.
Details Given on NEET Result
- Application Number
- Roll Number
- Candidates’ Name
- Father’s Name
- Mother’s Name
- Aadhar Number
- Date of Birth
- Marks Obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
- Total Score & Percentile Score
- Overall Rank
- NEET All India Rank
- Respective Category Rank
How is NTA NEET 2021 Result Calculated?
The authorities follow a pattern or scheme to calculate the result or score of the students. Moreover, basically, there are 2 phases of the calculation process. Firstly, the officials calculate the raw score in accordance with the marking scheme. Thus, while calculating the raw score, 4 marks are awarded for a correct answer, zero for unattempted questions, and 1 mark get deducted for each incorrect answer.
Further, after calculating the raw score, the officials prepare a merit list to indicate the names of the selected candidates. The complete details about the merit list are mentioned below.
NEET Merit List Result 2021
The MCC is responsible for releasing the NEET Merit List 2021. It indicates the names of all the selected candidates. This merit list is released after the result declaration. Wherein, students are ranked in order of merit as per their performance in the entrance exam. This rank list helps the officials in segregating students on the basis of merit and carrying out the admission processes. It further is available on the official website for download. Candidates’ can thus download it easily, as it shall be available in PDF format. Further, the merit list is released in two formats, which are as follows:
- Rank List for Counselling under 15% All India Quota
- Rank List for Seats Other than All India Quota Seats
These merit lists are then handed over to the DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India. Thus, the officials of DGHS are responsible for seat allotment. The seats are allotted through Online Counselling. Furthermore, admission to state medical institutes is through counselling, which shall be conducted by the respective state authorities. The results are forwarded to these state counsels by the DGHS.
NTA NEET Result Highlights
NEET Exam Date
NEET Result Declaration Date
Last Date to Download Result
Official Website to Download Results
National Testing Agency
Number of Registered Aspirants (2019)
15.19 lakh aspirants
Number of candidates who appeared for the exam (2019)
Credentials to check NEET UG Result
Roll number, date of birth, and security pin
Details printed on the Scorecard
Name, subject-wise and total marks, percentile scores, AIR for 15% AIQ seats, the cutoff score
NEET Cutoff Percentile
UR – 50
SC/ST/OBC – 40
UR PWD – 45
Validity of Result
For academic session 2020-21
Admission through NEET 2020 Result
15% All India Quota seats
85% State Quota seats
Seats in Deemed Universities
Seats in Central Universities
Central Pool seats
15 AIIMS institutes
2 JIPMER campuses
MBBS, BDS, BUMS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS, BNYS, B.V.Sc, and AH courses
Counselling Tentative Start Date
|– TBA –|
NTA NEET Exam Qualifying Percentile
Candidates have to score the minimum qualifying marks for being eligible to get admission. The candidates failing to do so shall not be eligible for admission. Further, the previous years’ qualifying percentile is mentioned in the table given below. It shall help you in understanding and predicting the percentile for this year. Further, it depends upon the no. of students who appeared for the exam and the difficulty level of the exam. The previous years’ qualifying percentile category-wise is further is as follows:
Cutoff Scores (2020)
Cutoff Scores (2019)
OBC/ SC/ ST
OBC/ SC/ ST – PH
NEET CutOff 2021
The cutoff marks are the minimum qualifying marks which each candidate needs to score for being eligible to get admission. Moreover, the cut-off marks are declared category-wise. Hence, students need to check the cutoff marks of their category. Further, if they have scored the minimum qualifying marks as per their category, only then they are eligible for admission. The NEET Cut Off List is further released via online mode on the NTA Official Website.
Previous Years’ CutOff of Top Medical Colleges
|Name of College||2016 Closing Cut Off Rank||2015 Closing Cut Off Rank|
|Government Medical College, Chandigarh||162||158|
|Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai||408||565|
|King George’s Medical University, Lucknow||506||386|
|Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi||263||117|
|Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi||44||28|
|Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak||1035||674|
|Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai||408||216|
|Stanley Medical College, Chennai||2264||2039|
|University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi||128||97|
|VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi||106||5|
NTA NEET Tie-Breaking Criteria
Sometimes, two students end up having the exact same score. Thus, at that time it becomes difficult for the authorities to rank them. Hence, during that time, the tie-breaking criteria come into play. The authorities consider the NEET Tie-Breaking Criteria to further decide the final score of such students. Further, the marks of candidates are determined in accordance with the following rules:
- Candidates with higher marks in Biology (Zoology & Botany) in the NEET 2021 Exam are placed at a higher rank.
- If the tie still remains, then the student’s marks in the Chemistry section are considered.
- In addition, if the tie is still not resolved then the candidate who attempted fewer wrong answers in all the sections is given preference.
- Furthermore, the age of the candidate is taken into consideration if the tie continues. The older candidate is further ranked higher than the younger ones.
Re-Evaluation Procedure of NEET 2021 Result
The National Testing Agency (NTA) uses computer software for checking the answer sheets. Hence, the re-evaluation facility is not provided by the exam conducting body. However, candidates can report errors in OMR Sheets, in case there are any. Candidates should get in touch with the authorities to report. If any correction is required, then the authorities can make the required changes and update the result.
NEET Answer Key 2021
The solution key contains the answers to all the questions that are asked in the NEET Exam. It is released before the result declaration. In addition, the NTA NEET Answer Key is released in pdf format. The exam conducting body releases the answer key for allowing students to calculate a rough score. It helps them in maintaining a transparent relationship with the students. That is because the final result is made as per this solution key only.
Top Colleges Offering Admission Through NEET 2021
|List Of Colleges||Ranking|
|All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi||1|
|Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research||2|
|Christian Medical College||3|
|Kasturba Medical College||4|
|King George`s Medical University||5|
|Jawahar Lal Nehru Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)||6|
|Banaras Hindu University||7|
|Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences||8|
|Aligarh Muslim University||9|
|Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute||10|
|M. S. Ramaiah Medical College||12|
|Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital||13|
|Dayanand Medical College||14|
|University College of Medical Sciences||15|
|Kasturba Medical College||16|
|Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth||18|
|Siksha `O` Anusandhan||19|
|Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology||20|
|PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research||21|
|SRM Institute of Science and Technology||22|
|Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute||23|
|Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College||25|
NEET Counselling 2021
The counselling for the 15% All India Quota Seats is conducted by the Directorate General of Health Sciences, Govt. of India. NTA NEET Counselling is the last and final round of the admission process. Only the merit list students are eligible for this round. Moreover, it is compulsory for all merit students to appear for this round. Candidates who do not participate in counselling may lose out their seats to other deserving candidates.
Furthermore, candidates need to carry a set of documents along for the counselling round. These documents are required for completing the verification process. The state seats are further allotted by the counselling conducted by respective counselling bodies. After the document verification process, the seats are allotted to the students. However, certain factors are considered during the seat allotment. The factors taken into consideration during seat allotment are seat availability, the rank of the candidate, and reservation policy. The date, time, and venue details of counselling are published on the official website.
NEET Exam Statistics
The exam statistics as per the category, nationality, and language are provided here. It indicates the no. of registered candidates, appeared and qualified.
Statistics as per Nationality
Statistics as per Language Preferred
|Language||Registered Candidates||Percentage (%)|