NEET Exam Pattern 2021 – National Testing Agency will hold NEET 2021. NEET is an offline exam will 180 MCQs asked for 720 marks. The pattern of the exam is simple and easy to understand. All registered candidates appearing for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be distributed question booklets of various sets. The question booklet will have all multiple choice type questions with 4 options against each of the questions. One of the options out of the 4 will be correct. There will be 3 sections in the booklet, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Each question in the exam will have 4 marks and for any wrong answer, 1 mark is deducted. To know the detailed NEET 2021 exam pattern, read below.
NEET Exam Pattern 2021
The NEET 2021 Question paper has a total of 180 questions and the candidates get 3 hours time to answer all the questions. The Physics and Chmistry section of the exam has 45 questions each and the Biology section has 90 questions. NEET 2021 question paper will be available in almost 11 languages. For more information about NEET exam pattern 2021, go through the information given below.
An overview of NEET exam pattern 2021
|Name of the exam||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021|
|Mode of the exam||Offline|
|Frequency of the exam||Once a year|
|Total number of questions in the exam||180|
|Marks per question||4|
|Negative marking||-1 for the wrong answers|
|Total sections in the exam||3|
|Languages in which the NEET Question papers are available||English, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Assamese, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali and Odia|
|Passing marks in the exam||General category – 50 percentile|
OBC category – 45 percentile
All other categories – 40 percentile
NEET Exam Pattern 2021 Distribution of Marks
Distribution of marks in the paper: Check the marks distribution below as per NEET exam pattern 2021
|Sections||No. of questions||Marks|
NEET Exam Pattern 2021 Marking Scheme: For each correct response, the candidate will get 4 marks. For each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total scores.
NEET 2021 Question Paper Languages
NEET 2021 will have question papers in 11 different languages. The candidates have to select one language out of the available language options while filling the NEET 2021 application form. The availability of the language selection is available as per the exam centers of NEET.
Option of Regional language will be available as per the table given below:
|Language of NEET question papers||Available in|
|English and HIndi||All examination centres|
|English and Asamese||Examination centres in Assam|
|English and Kannada||Examination centres in Kannada|
|English and Marathi||Examination centres in Maharashtra|
|English and Odia||Examination centres in Orissa|
|English and Urdu||All examination centres|
|English and Tamil||Examination centres in Tamil Nadu|
|English and Telugu||Examination centres in Andhra Pradesh and |
|English and Gujarati||Examination centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu, |
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
|English and Bengali||Examination centres in West Bengal and Tripura|
Language: The candidates are required to choose one language from the 11 language available such as Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu, Odia, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada and Hindi.
Option of Medium: The candidates are required to choose the medium of question paper while filling the application form. Select medium carefully as the option once chosen cannot be changed.
Test Booklet: NEET 2021 question paper will be bilingual. Candidates opting for Hindi will be provided a Bilingual test booklet in English and Hindi whereas, the candidates who have opted for English will be provided an English test booklet only. The candidates opting for the Regional language will be provided by Bilingual test booklet in the selected regional language and English.
Translation of question: If there is any confusion regarding the translation of a question then its English version must be treated as final and NTA’s decision will also be final regarding this.
Important Instruction for NEET Exam Pattern 2021 for Candidates
The candidates can check some of the important instructions to be followed while attempting NEET 2021 exam. These are the instructions as printed on the questions papers of NEET.
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted by the National Testing Agency. It is conducted to offer admission to students in courses like MBBS / BDS and other undergraduate medical courses. The test is conducted in the offline mode wherein, the multiple-choice questions are asked from the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany / Zoology). After clearing NEET, the qualified candidates can take admission to approved / recognized Medical / Dental and other colleges in India including the institutions like AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.
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