NEET has undergone a lot of changes this year. One of the major changes being that NEET 2019 will be conducted by NTA and not CBSE. With that, there has been a lot of speculations among students as to what else has changed. Thankfully for students, no change has been so drastic as to throw students off balance. And, we are glad to inform you that the NEET 2019 exam pattern will remain the same as the previous years.
If you are going to appear for NEET 2019 exams, but do not know what the exam pattern looks like, you have landed at just the right place. Given below is the NEET 2019 exam paper pattern with all the relevant details that you need to know.
To appear for NEET, students will have to study the three subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Biology is given precedence over other subjects. Students will have questions from both Botany and Zoology. The syllabus for NEET 2019 will mostly adhere to the NCERT syllabus for Classes 11 and 12.
Refer to the table below for the detailed exam paper pattern for NEET 2019:
|Exam mode||Handwritten (Pen and paper)|
|Type of questions||MCQ (multiple choice questions)
4 options, 1 correct answer.
|Number of questions||180 questions|
|Total marks||720 marks|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours (180 minutes)|
|Subjects for the exam||Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology|
|Marking scheme||4 marks will be given for every correct answer.|
|Negative marking||1 mark will be cut for every wrong answer.|
|Language||NEET is happening in 8 languages: English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu and Assamese|
|Marks segregation per subject||Physics: 45marks
Chemistry: 45 marks
Biology: 90 marks (botany 45 + zoology 45)
|Final exam date||5th May 2019|
The marking scheme is +4 marks for every correct answer and -1 mark for every wrong answer. The entrance test will be conducted in 8 languages (English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati and Marathi) all following the same pattern.
As the exam time draws near, students become all the more disoriented about how to go about their preparation. And, for a competitive exam like NEET 2019, this is all the more evident. Now that the exam schedule has already been released, you know exactly how much time you have in hand. You must go all out to step up your NEET 2019 preparation, but before you plunge into it head on, check the important chapters for NEET 2019 here.
|CLASS XI||Important chapters|
|CLASS XII||Important chapters|