A network of test centers will also be established by the NTA so that candidates from rural areas can have ample opportunities to practice. In the year 2020, the NEET exam was held at 3800+ exam centres. While filling the NEET 2021 Application Form, candidates can give their top 3 preferences for exam centers. The centre allotted to a candidate would be based on his/her preference filled in the NEET 2021 application form. Candidates from Jammu & Kashmir, Assam, and Meghalaya without their Aadhaar Card number must set preference for their exam centers within their state, at a city easily accessible for them.
NEET 2021 Exam Centres
At the time when candidates are filling their application forms, they are asked to enter three cities, where they can easily appear for the NEET 2021 exam. The centre allotted to a candidate is mentioned on his/her respective NEET Admit Card. The exam is scheduled for June 27, 2021. The candidates will be able to download the admit card at least two weeks before the finalized exam date. The exam center and the complete address will be mentioned on the Admit Card itself. All the information related to the prospective NEET Exam Centres 2021 is mentioned on this page.
NEET Exam Centre Trends
Millions of candidates appear for the NEET exam, to get admission in the best colleges offering MBBS, BDS and AYUSH courses. There has been a tremendous rise in the number over the years. In only a matter of 5 years, the number of cities in which the test is conducted too has tripled, to meet this ever-increasing demand.
|Year||No. of Test Cities|
How to select the NEET Exam Centre 2021?
The aspirants will be given an option to select the NEET 2021 exam centres of their choice while filling their respective application forms. The candidates will be required to choose three cities from the given list, and enter them in the decreasing order of preference. NTA tries its best to allot the NEET exam centre 2021 in the first city chosen by the candidate. The choice of NEET exam centre 2021 should be based on the following factors:
- The chosen NEET exam centre is in the same city, or close to the city they reside in.
- The candidates can conveniently travel to the place.
- The candidate can make their own arrangements for transportation and staying (if required).
- The candidates will be able to reach the exam centre at least an hour or two before the given reporting time.
In 2020, the NEET exam was held in 155 cities across the country, including Ladakh. There were more than 3800 test venues where the candidates gathered to write their exam.
How to check the NEET Exam Centre 2021?
The check which NTA NEET Exam Centre 2021 is allotted to them, the candidates must follow the steps given below:
- Head to the official website of NEET 2021 - www.ntaneet.nic.in
- Locate the login portal for candidates and click on it.
- Enter the application ID provided to you, along with your unique password.
- View the Advanced Information dialog box that opens up, and note down all the important details mentioned in it for further reference.
The candidates who enrolled themselves successfully can also refer to their admit cards to check the NEET exam centre 2021 allotted to them, once the document has been released by the conducting authorities.
NEET 2021 Exam Centres List
The 155 prospective cities where the NEET 2021 exam centres will be delegated are tabulated below, along with a list of city codes. The candidates can refer to this list and pick the top three cities where they can conveniently appear for the upcoming examination.
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||5001|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||5021|
|Daman & Diu||Daman||5022|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu||5044|
|24 Paragana (North)||5150|
NEET Exam Centres 2021: Language Options
Since 2018, NTA has provided the option to answer the NEET question paper in several regional languages. The candidates can now attempt the NEET exam in 11 different languages. However, it must be noted that the regional language options are not available at every delegated NEET exam centre across the country. The list of all the languages is provided below, along with names of all the states and cities, where the option to attempt the exam in that language is available.
|The medium of NEET 2021 Question Paper||Exam Centre|
|English and Hindi||All NEET 2021 examination centres and cities|
|Assamese, English, and Hindi||NEET 2021 Examination Centres in Assam|
|Bengali, English, and Hindi||NEET 2021 Examination Centres in West Bengal and Tripura|
|Gujarati, English, and Hindi||NEET 2021 Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli|
|Marathi, English, and Hindi||NEET 2021 Examination Centres in Maharashtra|
|Tamil, English, and Hindi||NEET 2021 Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu|
|Telugu, English, and Hindi||NEET 2021 Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana|
|Oriya, English, and Hindi||NEET 2021 Examination Centres in Odisha|
|Kannada, English, and Hindi||NEET 2021 Examination Centres in Karnataka|
|Urdu and English||All NEET 2021 Examination Centres|
Location For NEET 2021 Exam Centres
Below given is the map representation of all the designated NEET exam centers 2021 across the country.
NEET 2021 Exam Day Instructions
- Opening time: The NEET Exam Centre 2021 will be opened 2 hours and 30 minutes before the commencement of the test.
- Allotted Seats: You are expected to take your allotted seat immediately after the opening of the NEET 2021 Examination Hall.
- A seat with a roll number will be allotted to each candidate. You must find out and occupy your allotted seats. If you are found appearing in the NEET 2021 test from a seat or room other than the allotted one then your candidature shall be canceled.
- Documents required at the NEET Exam Centre 2021: You must show, on-demand, the Admit Card for admission in the NEET 2021 Exam Centre. If you do not possess a valid Admit Card you will not be admitted to the NEET 2021 Exam Centre under any circumstance. Other than that, a candidate must also carry a Government-issued, photo ID proof, a PwD certificate (if applicable) and a couple of passport-sized photographs to the NEET exam centre 2021.
- Late-comers are not allowed: You will not be allowed to enter the NEET 2021 exam center after 09.30 a.m. Therefore, kindly ensure proper traveling facilities. It is advisable that all candidates visit the NEET exam center 2021 a day before to get to know the route and the precise location of the test center.
- Things Prohibited: You will be not allowed to carry any material except the Admit Card and photographs inside the NEET 2021 Exam Centre. You are not allowed to bring any barred item or any item which could be used as unfair means.
- Moreover, some NEET exam centers might not have space to safeguard a candidate's belongings. Hence, everyone must take the necessary measures.
- Not Permitted to leave early: You are not allowed to exit the NEET exam centre, or even vacate your allotted seat, until the test concludes as per the schedule. You are not allowed to leave the Room/Hall without handing over your Answer Sheets to the invigilator on duty.
NEET 2021 Exam Centers FAQs
Q. My son is opting for the Assamese as the language of the NEET 2021 Question Paper. Will he be able to get the center of examination in Delhi?
Ans. No, if your son has opted for a vernacular language as the medium of the paper he will be allotted the exam center in the respective state which provides the Assamese question paper (Assam). Your son will be allotted an exam center in Assam.
Q. Is it possible that I might be allocated in an Exam Centre other than the options that I have preferred in the application form?
Ans. Yes, the National Testing Authority (NTA) has all the right to allocate a candidate in any particular exam center other than the specified choices.
Q. I reside in Kerala. Can I opt for Delhi as my first choice of city for the NEET 2021 Exam Centre?
Ans. Yes, it is up to the candidate to choose the exam Centre based on his/her convenience. In your case, you are entitled to choose Delhi as your first choice of the test center.
Q. Can I get the NEET 2021 exam center changed after allotment of my admit card?
Ans. No. It is not possible to change the NEET Exam Centre 2021 changed after the admit card has been issued.
Ques. What do I need to bring to the exam center?
Ans. A candidate will not be allowed to enter the NEET exam centre 2021 without the following documents:
- Admit card
- One postcard size photograph affixed based on given specifications
- One passport size photograph to be affixed on the attendance sheet
- A valid ID proof
Ques. Will I be provided stationery at the NEET exam center?
Ans. Yes, the candidates will be provided with a ball-point pen in the exam hall, to attempt the examination.
Q. Will a candidate be able to appear for the exam if he or she forgot the admit card?
Ans. No, NEET Admit Card is one of the mandatory documents which the candidates are supposed to carry with them on the day of the exam to the test center.
Ques. How can I specify my choice for the preferred exam center?
Ans. You can mark your choice while filling the online application form. You will be given three choices that have to be filled in order of preference.
Ques. How are the NEET Exam Centres choices fulfilled?
Ans. The conducting authority or the exam committee, National Testing Authority (NTA) allocates the candidates with the exam centers depending on their preference and the availability of the corresponding exam center. If a candidate has chosen a vernacular language, the exam center will be allotted accordingly.
Ques. Where can I find the information regarding the allocation of my NEET 2021 Exam Centre?
Ans. One can find the name and address of the Exam Centre that has been allocated in the NEET Admit Card that has been issued.
Ques. How many NEET Exam Centres are there in Delhi?
- Delhi (Central)
- Delhi (East)
- Delhi (North)
- Delhi (South)
- Delhi (West)