NEET 2023 is an offline test conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for all eligible candidates. NEET exam pattern latest update according to NTA the duration of the exam will be 200 minutes and shall be uniform for all candidates. In the offline test of the NEET examination, there will be 200 MCQs, candidates should have to attempt 180 out of these MCQs. Each question contains 4 marks and the mode of exam will be pen and paper, Candidates also get a rough booklet for their rough work.
The details about the pattern of the NEET examination 2023 about the type of exam, mode of paper, language, duration, question type, marking scheme and many more details provided for the preparation of the NEET exam.
1 Quick Fact
2 NEET 2022 Exam Pattern
3 NTA Marking Scheme
4 Guidelines for choosing the language
5 Regional Language available for NEET 2022
6 How to calculate the NEET 2022 score after the exam?
7 Frequently Asked Questions
The important information on NEET 2023 Exam Pattern is mentioned below in the table:
|Name of Examination||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG|
|Conducted by||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Level of NEET Examination||National-level|
|Mode of Exam||Offline Mode (Pen, Paper)|
|Duration of Examination||3 hours & 20 minutes|
|Total Number of Questions||200 Multiple Choice Questions|
|Languages available for the Examination||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Punjabi|
NEET Exam Pattern 2023
NEET exam pattern 2023 has been specified by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for all eligible candidates who want to participate this year. As per the latest update of the exam pattern, the duration of the exam will be extended to 200 minutes and shall be uniform for all candidates who want to participate in the NEET exam 2023. Candidates should answer 180 questions out of 200 in the examination. Detailed information about the Exam pattern for NEET is listed below:
|Mode of Examination||Offline Mode (Pen, Paper)|
|The medium of Examination||English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada, Punjabi, Malayalam and Urdu|
|Duration of Examination||3 Hours 20 minutes|
|Type of Examination||Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)|
|Total no. of Questions and Marks in Examination||Total no. of Questions – 200. Total Marks – 720|
|Marking Scheme||For each correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded, whereas 1 Mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.|
NEET 2023 Question Paper Pattern
The Questions in the NEET exam pattern will be divided into two different sections – Section A and Section B. There will be 35 questions in section A, and all these questions are compulsory. While 15 questions are included in section B, Candidates need to answer any 10 questions out of these. Candidates who want to pursue MBBS or other medical courses must be prepared for NEET 2022 exam.
|Subjects||Sections||No. of questions||Section-wise Marks|
NEET Marking Scheme
The important points to note:
I. Each question carries 04 (four) marks and, for each correct answer candidate will get 04 (four) marks.
II. For each incorrect answer, 01(one) mark will be deducted from the total score.
III. To answer a question, the candidate has to find, for each question, the correct answer/ best option.
IV. However, after the process of the challenge of key, if more than one option is found to be correct, then all/any one of the multiple correct/best options marked will be given four marks (+4).
If a question is dropped/ ignored, all candidates will be given four marks (+4) irrespective of whether the question has been attempted or not attempted by the candidate.
* Any incorrect option marked will be given minus one mark (-1).
* Unanswered/Unattempted questions will be given no marks.
Check out the marking scheme given below for a better idea of NEET Marks distribution.
|No answer/ Multiple answers||0|
Guidelines for choosing the language
It has to be remembered that candidates’ regional language choices will depend upon the NEET exam centre’s location in 2023. The details of the availability and choice of regional languages the in NEET exam are as follows. Candidates can opt for a Question Paper in any one of the following 13 languages:
- Option of medium of Question Paper should be carefully chosen while filling in the Application Form. The option once chosen cannot be changed.
- Candidates opting for English would be provided Test Booklet in English only.
- Candidates opting for Hindi would be provided with a Bilingual Test Booklet in English and Hindi.
- Candidates opting for regional languages would also be provided with a Bilingual Test Booklet in selected Regional languages and English.
- In case of any ambiguity in the translation of a question in the test, its English version shall be treated as final and the decision of NTA shall be final in this regard.
Regional Languages available for NEET 2023
Candidates qualifying for NEET (UG) – 2023 would be eligible for All India Quota and other quotas under the State Governments/Institutes, irrespective of the medium of the examination, subject to other eligibility criteria.
|S.No||Medium of Question Paper||Examination Centres|
|1.||English||All Examination Centres|
|2.||English and Hindi||All Examination Centres in India|
|3.||English and Assamese||Examination Centres in Assam|
|4.||English and Bengali||Examination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Islands|
|5.||English and Gujarati||Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli|
|6.||English and Kannada||Examination Centres in Karnataka|
|7.||English and Malayalam||Examination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep|
|8.||English and Marathi||Examination Centres in Maharashtra|
|9.||English and Odia||Examination Centres in Odisha|
|10.||English and Punjabi||Examination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi|
|11.||English and Tamil||Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Islands|
|12.||English and Telugu||Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana|
|13.||English and Urdu||All Examination Centres in India|
How to calculate the NEET 2023 score after the exam?
Applicants can use the below-mentioned formula and calculate their expected score, as per their attempt in the examination after the NEET answer key 2023. According to the NEET 2023 marking scheme, candidates can calculate the expected score even before releasing the result and predicting their medical college.
Formulae to calculate NEET score:
NEET Score 2023 = (Correct answers X 4) – (Incorrect answers X 1)
Note: Candidates must note that the above exam pattern of NEET has been written from the previous paper pattern. Any update in the NEET 2023 exam pattern will be updated on this page soon if there are any.
Language-wise registrations in NEET 2022
|Language||Number of candidates|
|ENGLISH & HINDI||1734851|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
In which pen do I have to use to answer the NEET 2023?
In NEET 2023 exam, you have to answer the specially designed machine gradable OMR sheet using Ball Point Pen.
What is the official NEET 2023 marking scheme?
As per the official NEET marking scheme 2023, four marks are to be awarded for the correct answer, while one mark is to be deducted for the wrong attempt.
Why is knowing the NEET exam pattern 2023 important?
Is the NEET 2023 Tough?
The level of NEET 2023 will not be tough, and questions will be asked within the boundary of the syllabus.
What are the details mentioned in the NEET exam pattern 2023?
In the NEET 2023 exam pattern, authorities will specify the total details about the type of exam, mode of paper, language, duration, question type, official marking scheme, and more.
Is NEET 2022 will be conducted twice?
No, NTA has confirmed that NEET 2023 will be conducted only once.
NEET UG 2023 Resources
|Major Notification||Click Here||Application Form||Click Here|
|Eligibility Criteria||Click Here||Exam Pattern||Click Here|
|Syllabus||Click Here||Book||Click Here|
|Preparation Tips||Click Here||Reservation Criteria||Click Here|
|Admit Card||Click Here||Exam Centre||Click Here|
|NEET Chemistry Preparation||Click Here||NEET Physics Preparation||Click Here|
|NEET Biology Preparation||Click Here||Chemistry MCQ Preparation||Click Here|
|Physics MCQ Preparation||Click Here||NEET Biology MCQ Preparation||Click Here|