The conducting authority of NEET, the National Testing Agency has released the NEET 2020 Exam Pattern in its official notification published in December 2019. The conducting authority is responsible for deciding the NEET Exam Pattern 2020. The national level medical entrance exam is conducted for taking admission in MBBS and BDS courses for postgraduate and undergraduate programs offered by the top medical and BDS colleges of the country. NEET is the gateway of opportunities for the students who are seeking to build their career in the medical field. Through this article, you will get complete information regarding the NEET Exam Pattern 2020
NEET Exam Pattern 2020
NEET 2020 has been postponed.
NEET Exam Pattern 2020
In order to ace this prestigious examination, the candidates must be aware of the paper pattern. Knowing the paper pattern beforehand helps the students in many ways; it prepares them for the kind of questions they are going to face in the examination, it gives them an idea about the weightage and duration of each segment so that they know how much do they need to prepare for a certain segment and how much time can they dedicate to a particular section. The NEET exam pattern is as given below:
Highlights of NEET Exam Pattern
|Mode of the examination||Offline|
|Duration of the examination||3 hours (180 minutes)|
|Type of questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Total number of Questions||180|
|Marking Scheme||+4 for correct answer| -1 for an incorrect answer|
|Sections|Number of Questions||Physics||45|
|Biology (Zoology-45 Botany-45)||90|
Subject-wise weightage of NEET 2020
|Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
NEET Marking Scheme
- Total Marks: The maximum marks will be 720
- Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, you will be awarded 4 marks.
- Negative Marking: For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
|Question Paper Medium||Exam Centers|
|English and Hindi Medium||All Examination Center Cities|
|English, Hindi & Assamese||Examination Center Cities in Assam|
|English, Hindi & Bengali||Examination Center Cities in West Bengal|
|English, Hindi & Gujarati||Examination Center Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra &
|English, Hindi & Marathi||Examination Center Cities in Maharashtra|
|English, Hindi & Tamil||Examination Center Cities in Tamil Nadu|
|English, Hindi & Telugu||Examination Center Cities in Andhra Pradesh &
|English, Hindi & Oriya||Examination Center Cities in Odisha|
|English, Hindi & Kannada||Examination Center Cities in Karnataka|
Important points regarding NEET 2020:
- The candidates must choose the medium of question paper in the application form itself.
- Once chosen, the language cannot be changed.
- Candidates who have opted for English will be provided with a Test Booklet in English only.
- The candidates who have opted for any other language will be provided with a Bilingual Test Booklet (with the language of their choice and English)
- The English version of the NEET question paper will be treated as final in case of any discrepancies.