NEET Exam Pattern – NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is a national level examination which is responsible for the admission into MBBS and BDS courses. After qualifying this examination, you will be eligible to seek admission in various medical and dental colleges across the country. Tentatively NEET is going to be conducted in the 1st week of May 2018, though an official notification is yet to be out.
NEET Exam Pattern
NEET Exam Pattern
NEET is an MCQs based examination which tests the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The exam is of 180 mins duration, and is usually conducted in a pen and paper (Offline) mode. The important details regarding the exam pattern are given below:
|Examination Date||1st week of May 2018|
|Examination Mode||Pen and Paper|
|Number of questions||180|
|Types of questions||MCQs|
|Languages||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil,Telugu, Oriya and Kannada|
|Marking Scheme||+4 for every right answer and -1 for every wrong answer|
Mode of Examination
NEET is expected to be a pen and paper test, which means that the candidates have to mark their answers on an OMR sheet, which would be sent for corrections. All the required stationary would be provided at the time of the examination.
Number of questions in NEET exam
The NEET is expected to test candidates with a range of 180 questions from three subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Physics and Chemistry will have a total of 45 questions each and Biology will have a total of 90 questions.
|Subject||No. of questions|
What type of questions to expect?
The NEET exam will have objective type questions i.e. every question will have a total of 4 answer options, with only one correct answer option. The candidates are expected to mark correct answer options on the OMR sheet provided to them.
NEET Exam Pattern – Marking Scheme
Each correct question in the examination will award you +4 marks and 1 mark would be deducted for every wrong answer. Note that no marks will be awarded/deducted for an unmarked question.
|Question Type||Marking Scheme|
Language of the exam
Apart from English and Hindi, the NEET paper will be conducted in eight languages including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya and Kannada.
“Candidates will get an opportunity to choose the language in which they wish to appear for the examination during the registration process.”
The following list gives the vernacular language options available different NEET exam centres throughout the country.
|Sr. No.||Question paper medium||NEET Exam Centres|
|1||Hindi, English||All examination cities|
|2||Hindi, English and Telugu||Exam centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana|
|3||Hindi, English and Bengali||Exam centres in West Bengal|
|4||Hindi, English and Kannada||Exam centres in Karnataka|
|5||Hindi, English and Gujarati||Exam centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadar & Nagar Haveli|
|6||Hindi, English and Tamil||Exam centres in Tamil Nadu|
|7||Hindi, English and Marathi||Exam centres in Maharashtra|
|8||Hindi, English and Assamese||Exam centres in Assam|
|9||Hindi, English and Oriya||Exam centres in Odisha|