NEET 2021 Exam Dates: Tentative Schedule, number of attempts, exam pattern & developments, Explained

NEET 2021 official exam dates are expected to be announced shortly by the Union Education Minister and National Testing Agency. A tentative view on NEET 2021 exam dates, number of attempts, and latest developments are explained below.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Feb 15, 2021 12:22 IST
NEET 2021 Exam Dates: Tentative Schedule, number of attempts, exam pattern & developments, Explained
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The National Testing Agency or NTA will be conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 Undergraduate for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental & other Colleges/ Institutes in India. The official examination dates for the NEET 2021 are expected to be announced shortly.

In view of the current situation after the Covid19 pandemic, there has been a delay for the NEET 2021 exam. Though the exam dates are yet to be announced officially, the tentative views on NEET UG 2021 exam dates, the number of attempts, and the latest developments on the Eligibility Test are facilitated. 

The NEET 2021 will be held following the COVID19 guidelines after the JEE Main 2021 Examination that has been scheduled till May 2021. It is expected that National Testing Agency would conduct NEET 2021 exam only after the Engineering Entrance Exam is over.

NEET 2021 Number of Attempts:

NEET 2021 to be held more than once and this has been confirmed by Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Nishank Pokhriyal. However, the number of attempts for the NEET 2021 are yet to be announced officially either by National Testing Agency or by the Union Education Minister.

According to the media reports the examination dates for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 to be notified shortly through a detailed schedule by Union Education Minister Dr. Pokhriyal. The intimation regarding the same will be available on the official website and

NEET 2021 Exam dates: As far as the NEET 2021 exam latest developments are concerned many students have reached out to the Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Nishank Pokhiryal to officially announce or release the exam dates for NEET 2021.

As the dates of Engineering Examination (JEE Main) 2021 have already been released and the exam for February 2021 that is kick-starting from 23 February, the students who are preparing for the Medical Entrance exam 2021 are still waiting for an official announcement regarding the NEET exam dates 2021.

Students run social-media campaigns: NEET 2021 aspirants and aspirants have been requesting the government to announce the dates and syllabus for the medical entrance examination. Thousands of candidates have reached out to social media in the urge to get a preliminary schedule of the NEET 2021 exam. Over the delay in the NEET 2021 exam dates, many students have run several Twitter campaigns regarding the announcement of the examination dates.

Also, Read- JEE Main 2021 to be held four times, Exam from 23 February: Education Minister

Tentative NEET 2021 Exam Dates: According to the media sources, NEET 2021 examination is most likely to be held in July 2021. It is also expected that similar to JEE Main 2021 exam there are possibilities that the NEET exam will be conducted more than one time in consecutive months. However, official statements on the exam dates and number of attempts are still awaited by lacs of aspirants.

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