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NEET 2020 Exam Pattern: Types of Question| Marking Scheme

Candidates wishing to pursue MBBS, BDS or other medical courses must be aware with NEET exam pattern along with their preparation techniques. The exam pattern of NEET 2020 gives details about the type of exam, mode of paper, language, duration, question type, marking scheme and more. So preparing for NEET will be incomplete without proper knowledge of NEET exam pattern 2020.

One salient feature mentioned in the exam pattern of NEET 2020 is that the exam mode is offline (pen and paper) based. So knowing how to mark the OMR sheet becomes an important factor in the preparation as a mistake can’t be erased. Exam pattern for NEET denotes a three-hour-long exam where candidates must answer 180 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology as per the given syllabus. The complete detailed NEET exam pattern 2020 can be checked here in this article.

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Attention Aspirants, from this year onwards National Testing Agency (NTA), will be conducting NEET exam, as previously it was conducted by CBSE. Throughout the article, we will discuss the NEET exam pattern. Get updated information on the number of questions, marks, marking scheme etc. Aspirants are advised to read the full article carefully to get every bit of information related to this examination. One needs to read the Eligibility criteria for the NEET 2020 to get detailed knowledge about the whole selection procedure.

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[PAGE INDEX]
1. NEET UG 2020 Resources
2. NEET Exam Pattern
3. NEET Question Paper 2020
4. Sample Papers for NEET 2020
5. Guidelines for choosing the language
6. Registration
7. NEET-UG 2020 Bulletin
8. Frequently Asked Question
9. List of Top Colleges in India

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NEET UG 2020 Resources

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NEET UG 2020 Previous Year PaperClick Here
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NEET UG 2020 Cut-OffClick Here
NEET UG 2020 CounsellingClick Here
NEET UG 2020 Test SeriesClick Here
NEET UG 2020 Seat MatrixClick Here
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NEET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of NEET 2020 gives detailed information about the duration of the exam, the number of questions asked, the medium of question paper and more. By checking the exam pattern of NEET, the candidate will be able to process the information and prepare well beforehand. The detailed information about Exam pattern for NEET is listed below:

ParticularsDetails
Date of Examination13 Septemeber 2020 (Announced)
Mode of ExaminationOffline Mode (Pen, Paper)
The medium of ExaminationEnglish, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu
Duration of Examination3 Hours
Type of ExaminationMultiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Sections in ExaminationPhysics -(45 Ques.)
Chemistry-(45 Ques.
Biology(Botany and Zoology)- (90 Ques.)
Total no. of Questions and Marks in ExaminationTotal no. of Questions – 180. Total Marks – 720 (180*4)
Marking SchemeFor each correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded whereas 1 Mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

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NEET Question Paper 2020

NEET 2020 Exam question paper will have 180 multiple choice questions in total for 4 marks each.

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Physics45180
Chemistry45180
Biology (Zoology + Botany)90 (45 + 45)360 (180 + 180)
Total180 Questions720 Marks

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NEET Marking Scheme

  • One correct answer fetches 4 marks and one incorrect answer will cost 1 mark.
  • It is not mandatory to attempt all questions.
  • There is no negative marking for skipping a question.
  • Once you mark an answer, it is not possible to change it.
  • Multiple answers will be considered as an incorrect response and will be negatively marked.

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Check out the marking scheme given below for a better idea of NEET Marks distribution.

ParticularsMarks Allotted
Correct Answer+4
Incorrect answer-1
No answer/ Multiple answers0

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NEET Paper Analysis for Physics

  • The most important topic which carries maximum weightage.
  • Second importance you can give to Electrodynamics expecting almost 9-10 questions.
  • Physics is the most difficult section in the NEET exam.
  • Most of the questions involve calculations so do practice for quick solving and time-saving.

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Important topics for Physics

  • Electrodynamics
  • Wave Optics
  • Semi-Conductors
  • Modern Physics
  • Rigid Body Dynamics
  • KTG & Thermodynamics

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NEET Paper Analysis for Chemistry

  • Chemistry is viewed as a moderately difficult section in the paper.
  • After years of analyses from our expert’s application-based questions have increased in number.
  • In NEET 2019 it seems that more questions were asked from the class XII syllabus.
  • Organic Chemistry has gradually gained more prominence than Inorganic Chemistry, expect 16-17 questions from Organic Chemistry in the paper.

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Important topics for Chemistry

  • Chemical Bonding
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Carbonyl Compounds
  • Organic Chemistry- I

NEET Paper Analysis for Biology

  • Biology is comparatively easier than chemistry and physics.
  • The paper includes 45 questions each from both Botany and Zoology.
  • In NEET 2019 it seems that more questions were asked from the class XII syllabus, almost 46 out of 90.
  • Major questions were asked from NCERT so students should study and focus more time on that instead of reference books.

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Important topics for Biology

  • Plant Anatomy
  • Pollination
  • DNA Replication
  • Photosynthesis
  • PAGE Theory
  • Endocrine System
  • Excretory and Nervous System
  • Digestive System

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Sample Paper for NEET 2020

Attention Aspirants, This section specially designed for those students who want to crack the NEET Examination this year. Here in this section, we have mentioned some of the best sample paper for NEET-UG Examination. These practice set papers specially designed for the preparation for NEET MBBS 2020 examination. Try to solve it within the prescribed time limit. This section divided into two Parts Major Test & Minor Test. Let us have a look.

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Physics Sample Papers

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Chemistry Sample Papers

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Biology Sample Papers

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Guidelines for choosing the language

It has to be kept in mind by candidates that the choice of the regional language will depend upon the location of the NEET exam centre 2020. The details of the availability and choice of regional languages in NEET exam are as follows

  1. The option of the medium of question paper has to be applied while filling in the NEET application form 2020.
  2. The option once applied by candidates cannot be changed later in any case.
  3. Candidates choosing for English would be provided NEET 2020 Test Booklet in English only.
  4. Students opting for Hindi would be provided with a Bilingual Test Booklet in English and Hindi.
  5. All candidates opting for regional languages would also be provided with a Bilingual Test Booklet in their selected regional language and English.
  6. In case of any doubtfulness in the translation of any of the questions, the English version of NEET 2020 question paper shall be treated as final.

Regional Languages available for NEET 2020

MediumNEET Exam Centres
English and HindiAll exam cities and centres
English and UrduAll exam cities and centres
AssameseAvailable only in exam centres in Assam
BengaliAvailable only in exam centres in West Bengal
GujaratiAvailable only in exam centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
MarathiAvailable only in exam centres in Maharashtra
TamilAvailable only in exam centres in Tamil Nadu
TeluguAvailable only in exam centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
OriyaAvailable only in exam centres in Odisha
KannadaAvailable only in exam centres in Karnataka

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NEET 2019 Registrations – Language wise

LanguageRegistered% of Candidates
English120496879.31
Hindi17985711.84
Telugu17960.12
Assamese47500.31
Gujarati593953.91
Marathi23050.15
Tamil312392.06
Bengali314902.07
Kannada10170.07
Oriya7000.05
Urdu18580.12
English & Hindi138482591.14
Regional Languages13455008.86

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Here we are providing the information’s about NEET 2020 Counseling process, Sate Counselling Process, Particular state seat matrix, fee structure, Cutoff and more. You can check the complete details below:

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

Q. Mode of NEET 2020 exam online or offline?

A. NEET 2020 exam will be conducted in Offline mode. An OMR Sheet will be provided to the candidate to mark the answers. To know more about Exam Pattern, Syllabus Click Here

Q. How many times the NEET Exam be conducted? will it be conducted twice per year?

A. The National Testing Agency has received a lot of requests from NEET applicants to conduct the exam twice a year. Still, this change will not be implemented this year. Thus, NEET 2020 will be held only once. Stay Updated with us to get the latest news on NEET 2020.

Q. How many times can a candidate appear for NEET Exam?

A. According to the official notification released by NTA, a candidate can appear for NEET any number of times. There is no limitation on the number of attempts permitted. Read about Nationality, Eligibility, Age Limit & other criteria of NEET 2020

Q. What is the minimum score required in NEET 2020 exam to get a seat in a government college?

A. To get admission in government medical college, one must secure at least 600 marks in NEET 2020. Admission to Government Medical College in a state depends on Rank, Cutoff, No. of Candidates appeared & difficulty level of examination.
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Q. What will be the timings for NEET 2020 exam?

A. NEET 2020 will be a 3-hour duration long paper and the exam will be held from 02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m. Going for NEET 2020 exam? don’t forget to check these Exam Centre Guidelines & Dress Code.

Q. What are the regional language options available for NEET 2020 Exam?

A. NEET 2020 question paper will be available in 11 languages, but, the language has to be filled during the registration process. Apart from Hindi and English, the candidate can choose from Tamil, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujrati, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada and Telugu.
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Q. How to apply for NEET 2020 if I don’t have a computer or internet?

A. Candidates who do not have computer or internet can avail of the facility of Common Services Centre (CSC). These centres will help in filling the application form, paying the application fee and downloading the admit card. To check the information about how to fill the application form of NEET 2020? Click Here

Q. Who will conduct the NEET 2020 Exam?

A. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting the NEET exam in 2019. before 2019, NEET was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
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Q. I Have score 180 marks in NEET UG 2020 and losing my hope to get admission in Medical College in India. Please help me out and guide me so that I don’t have to waste a year.

A. Due to COVID-19 outburst and rise in the number of applying candidates in NEET 2020, anything below 450 will not help you to get an MBBS seat. Worried about low rank in NEET 2020? and Now you don’t have to waste your precious year as there are more than 200 Medical Colleges in India & Aboard where you can try your luck to get an MBBS seat. Talk to our expert counsellor to get NEET 2020 Counselling Support.

Q. Is there any change in the exam pattern of NEET-UG 2020?

A. No, the exam pattern for NEET 2020 remains the same. But there might be some possibilities to see changes in the academic session 2021-22. To Check the NEET 2020 Exam Patten Click Here

Q. What is the maximum number of attempts permitted for NEET?

A. There is no restriction on the number of attempts permitted for NEET. According to NTA, a candidate can appear for NTA as many times as he/she needs to qualify the examination.
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Q. I took a break of two years after class XII. Can I apply for NEET 2020 Exam?

A. Yes, you can apply for NEET 2020 provided you have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. To apply for NEET 2020, you must also have cleared these subjects individually. You may also go for other popular courses like B.D.S., BAMS, BHMS, Nursing, Physiotherapy & other hot courses like Pharmacy

Q. If I have chosen Tamil as the medium of the question paper, can I choose Mumbai as the test city?

A. According to the guidelines set by NTA, Tamil language question paper will only be available in the test cities in Tamil Nadu. Hence, if you want to choose Tamil as the medium of the question paper, you will have to opt for a test city in Tamil Nadu state only.
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Q. What is the price of a NEET application form?

A. The application fee for NEET 2020 is Rs 1400 for all the candidates who belong to the General or OBC category. However, for candidates who belong to the SC/ST/ PWD category, the application fee is Rs 750.
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Q. Is the NEET 2020 exam be difficult?

A. Yes, experts suggest that the difficulty level of NEET 2020 will be raised owing to the scrapping of both AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS. NEET is now the only entrance examination for admission to MBBS/ BDS courses in India, thus NTA will ensure the examination is at par with the examinations that were replaced by it.
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  1. I apologise to say that you could not attempt the neet entrance exam. There is a region behind your age are not match with Eligibility Criteria of the age limit. so it is difficult to join a BAMS College in India

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  2. I am a foreign woman with graduated 11 years of school education and higher technical education in my country. My happiness and destiny is to be a doctor of alternative medicine. I want to get an education in BAMS in one of Universityes of India, but I’m 46 years old now. I beg you to allow me to pass the NEET exam. Is it possible? Thanks.

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