NEET 2021 exam analysis by Aakash, Allen Kota; Know expected cutoff

NEET 2021 exam was concluded on September 12, 2021. Check the difficulty level, review, and expected cutoff of NEET 2021.

NEET 2021 exam analysis by Aakash, Allen Kota; Know expected cutoff
Team Careers360 | Sep 15, 2021 - 2 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has successfully conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG 2021) exam in offline mode on September 12, 2021. More than 95% registered candidates appeared for NEET exam across 3,800 exam centres. Leading Coaching institutes like Allen Kota, Aakash, and other medical coaching institutes have released the NEET 2021 exam analysis.

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The NEET 2021 analysis includes the overall and sectional analysis of the NEET exam 2021. It also includes the NEET 2021 paper review which has factors such as NEET 2021 paper difficulty level, types of questions asked in the NEET 2021 exam, and more. Students are advised to refer to the analysis mentioned below to know more about the NEET 2021 analysis, expected cutoff.

According to experts of Allen Kota, “NEET 2021 paper was based on NCERT and the questions asked from all subjects were good but lengthy and time-consuming. NEET 2021 is more difficult as compared to last year.“

The overall paper was of moderate difficulty level, the physics section was lengthy as compared to others and there were no controversial questions in NEET 2021 exam, says the expert of Aakash.

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NEET 2021 subject-wise paper analysis

Read the detailed analysis of NEET 2021 below.

Physics was tough - The difficulty level of the physics subject was difficult to moderate. The overall section was dominated by numerical and the physics paper was lengthy. There were 4 to 5 tricky questions asked in both the sections which were asked from Optics, Semi-Conductors and Photoelectric Effect.

Chemistry section was of moderate level - Chemistry was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty and was not so lengthy. Most of the questions were based on the NCERT figures, facts, and their tables, and the remaining were based on the fundamentals discussed in the NCERT.

NEET Botany questions were tricky - Botany paper was not at all lengthy and easy to moderate in terms of difficulty. Only a few questions were tricky and seemed difficult to moderate level but most of the questions were asked based on the NCERT syllabus. While, most of the questions were straightforward from the NCERT textbooks. Many questions were factual in nature with a few concept-based questions as well.

NEET-UG Zoology questions were twisted - Zoology was moderate in terms of difficulty and questions were asked based on the NCERT syllabus. Many questions seemed easy at the first glance, but they are twisted and require precision and focus on the keywords. Only those students who were well versed with the NCERT syllabus had solved the Earthworm topic questions and that was quite surprising. The biotechnology chapter was so strong, nearly 11-12 were asked from this chapter.

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Know the NEET 2021 expected cutoff

As per the Career point experts, after analyzing the paper, the question paper seems to be tough and lengthy. So, the NEET 2021 expected cut off will be slightly less than last year.

NEET 2021 expected cutoff score


Cut off percentile

Cutoff scores



715 - 145

NEET exam was conducted for admission to 83,075 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, and 525 BVSc and AH seats including 1,899 AIIMS and 249 JIPMER seats.

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