NEET 2020 Exam Pattern – Candidates can check NEET exam pattern from this page. Number of questions, marking scheme, languages in the exam, topics, etc has been explained here. It is important for the candidates to know exam pattern of NEET before examination, so that one can be ready for the exam in advance. Check all the important factors for NEET 2020 exam pattern from below.
NEET 2020 Exam Pattern
The NEET 2020 Question paper has a total of 180 questions and the candidates get 3 hours time to answer all the questions. NEET 2020 question paper will be available in almost 11 languages. For more information about NEET 2020 Exam Pattern, go through the information given below.
An Overview of NEET 2020
|Name of the exam||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020|
|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||11 – English, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Kannada, Telgu, Assamese, Urdu, Marathi, Begali and Odia|
|Passing marks in the exam||General category – 50 percentile|
OBC category – 45 percentile
All other categories – 40 percentile
This How The Question Paper Of NEET 2020 Exactly Looks Like
The candidates can check below the question paper of NEET 2020. This is what you are going to face in the exam. Once you take a look at the paper, we can proceed to discuss the pattern in details.
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Distribution of Questions in NEET 2020 Exam Pattern
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be conducted for the duration of 3 hours and it consists of the questions from the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology and Botany). Check the detailed exam pattern given below.
|Sections||No. of questions||Marks|
Estimated time to solve a particular section: As per the views of the NEET 2019 topper, the estimated one should devote while solving the questions of a particular section is given below.
— Biology: 45-50 mins
— Chemistry: 45-50 mins
— Physics: 90 mins
NEET 2020 Marking Scheme
The exam pattern specifies a essential part of the exam and that is, the marking scheme of exam. Check the exam pattern for NEET 2020 given below.
- Each question carries 04 marks.
- +4 marks will be awarded for the correct answers.
- -1 marks will be deducted in case of the wrong answers.
- Unanswered questions will be awarded 0 marks.
- If in case, a question is dropped / ignored, all the candidates will be awarded with 4 marks irrespective of the question attempted or not attempted by the candidate.
NEET 2020 Mock Test
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NEET 2020 Bell Timings
It must be noted that the exam centre will be opened 02 hours before the commencement of the exam. For more apt and precise details about NEET 2020, check the information given below.
|Date of the exam||03 May 2020|
|Duration of the exam||2.00 PM – 5.00 PM|
|Last entry in the exam centre||1.30 PM|
|Sitting on the seat in the exam room||1.15 PM onwards|
|Checking of admit card and announcement of important|
|1.30 PM to 1.45 PM|
|Distribution of test booklet||1.45 PM|
|Writing of test particulars on the test booklet by the candidate||1.50 pm|
|Commencement of the test||2.00 PM|
|End of the test||5.00 PM|
NEET 2020 Exam Pattern (Medium of Question Paper)
There are certain things that candidates need to keep in mind while selecting the medium of question paper. Scroll down to know more about NEET 2020 Exam Pattern.
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: Candidates opting for Hindi will be provided Bilingual test booklet in English and Hindi whereas, the candidates who have opted for English will be provided 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.
Option of Regional language will be available as per the table given below.
|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|
NEET 2020 Admit Card
The admit card for NEET is issued by National Testing Agency (NTA) in the online mode at ntaneet.nic.in. The candidates can download NEET 2020 Admit Card by entering the login credentials received at the time of registration. It is to be noted that the admit card is released only in the online mode, it is not going to be sent via post.
Make sure the admit card is taken to the exam centre positively as without it, the exam cannot be conducted. The admit card is an important document that specifies the name and address of the candidate, date and time of exam, address of the exam centre etc.
General Instructions for NEET 2020
At the time of examination or before the commencement of the test, the candidates need to keep some things in their mind. Check the points given below.
- Carry the admit to the exam hall positively. A candidate who does not possess the admit card will not be allowed to give the examination.
- Sit on the allotted seat only and in that prescribed examination hall only.
- Any test – taker who enters after 1.30 PM will not be allowed to come in the test centre.
- It is advised to bring all the documents to the exam centre.
- Candidates are not allowed to bring any of the barred items in the exam centre.
- A signal regarding the beginning and at the half – time will be given. A signal will also be given for stopping marking the responses.
- The candidates must check that the test booklet consists of the same number of pages as indicated on it.
- Any re-test will not be scheduled at any cost.
- The candidates who are suffering from Diabetes will be taken care by NTA.
- The candidates must sign two times on the Attendance sheet, first at the strating of the exam and second at the time of handing the answer sheet to the invigilator.
Click Here to know about NEET 2020 Important Books.
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted by National Testing Agency. It is conducted to offer admission to students in the 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 in approved / recognized Medical / Dental and other colleges in India including the institutions like AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.
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