NEET Exam Pattern 2021 Frequently Asked Questions

After completing their Class 12 exams, several students hope to join medical colleges. To secure a seat in any medical college across India, students must appear for the NEET exam. This competitive exam will determine which medical colleges successful students will attend. The exam will likely take place in May 2021, but there’s no confirmation yet. Regardless of the date, students are already gearing up and preparing for the upcoming paper. Preparing for a competitive exam can be very overwhelming. That’s why having all the information beforehand is crucial. To help hopeful medical students, we’ve decided to answer the most frequently asked questions about the exam pattern below.

Q: Is there a change in the exam pattern?

A: No, there is no change in the exam pattern so far. Any proposed changes will be outlined in the NEET information brochure.

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Q: How is the test administered?

A: NEET is an offline pen and paper test.

Q: What are the NEET language options?

A: The NEET is administered in 11 languages, including English and Hindi. The other nine languages are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

Q: How many questions are in the exam?

A: Of a total of 180 questions, 45 are on physics, 45 are on chemistry, and 90 are on biology, including botany and zoology.

Q: What kind of questions are asked in the NEET exam?

A: Students will have to answer objective questions in the paper. There are no subjective questions.

Q: What are the maximum marks?

A: The maximum score a student can get is 720.

Q: How are the answers marked?

A: For every correct answer, students get four marks. If a question is left unanswered, no marks are given.

Q: Is there any negative marking?

A: Yes. For every incorrect answer, students will be docked one point.

PASS MARKQ: What is the pass mark for NEET?

A: For the general category, the passing mark is 50 percentile. For OBC, it is 45 percentile, and for all other categories, it is 40 percentile.

Q: What is the NEET syllabus?

A: NEET questions cover a vast syllabus. The NCERT syllabus for Classes 11 and 12 across all subjects will be covered.

If you’re currently preparing for the upcoming NEET, you should consider joining TG Campus. We offer a variety of NEET preparation courses, right from self-study modules to live 3-month crash courses. We recommend our 2-year NEET course for all aspirants. But if you want to revise the entire syllabus before the exam, the 3-month crash course is best. When you choose to study with TG Campus, you gain access to our highly-skilled faculty. Our teachers will guide you and clear your doubts, ensuring you’re ready to face the exam and do your best. We also have a vast repository of previous exam papers and mock test papers. You can practice these tests to get familiar with the exam pattern and calm your nerves before the big day. All the best!

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