NEET 2021 Exam Pattern (Available), Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme – Check Here

NTA-logoNEET 2021 Exam Date will be Announced Soon, The Exam will be held on 12th September 2021. NEET 2021 is the gateway to offer admission to deserving applicants in MBBS and BDS courses at the best colleges of India.

The applicants who are interested in NEET 2021 can apply for the examination before the last date of application. NEET (UG) 2021 is a Pen & Paper-based test, to be answered on the specially designed machine gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen

After the release of official notice, interested candidates can apply for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

NEET 2021 Exam Pattern

  • Exam Date:  The exam will be organized on 12th September 2021.
  • No.of Question: A total of 180 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through online mode (pen and paper-based mode).
  • Type of Question: There will be objective-type questions (four options with one correct answer).
  • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours.
  • Language: The question paper will be asked in 11 languages like English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Urdu & Kannada languages.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 Mark).
  • Question Paper Language: The language of the question will be English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Urdu, and Telugu.

Section No. of Question
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180

Exam Mode

The Exam will be conducted in a Pen and Paper-Based format. Candidates will have to mark their responses in the OMR answer sheet provided using a ball-point pen. The stationery will be provided to candidates inside the examination hall.

Section No. of Question Marks
Chemistry 45 180
Physics 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180 720

Reservation of Seats

Category of the Applicant Percentage of Reservation
Scheduled Tribe Category (ST) 7.5%
Scheduled Caste Category (SC) 15%
OBC Category 27%
Physically Handicapped Category 3%

NEET Marking Scheme 2021

The marking scheme of the NEET 2021 Examination is mentioned below:

  • Total Marks: The question paper will bear a total of 720 maximum marks.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will contain four marks. A total of four marks will be given for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking in this examination; one mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.
  • Candidates are required to use only a blue/black ballpoint pen to mark their answers.
  • Candidates note down multiple answers to one question that will lead to negative marking.

The language of the Question Papers

  • Candidates can opt for a Question Paper in either of the following languages such as English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Urdu & Kannada.
  • The option of the medium of question paper will be exercised during the form-filling process.
  • The option once exercised cannot be changed later by the candidate.
  • For candidates, who opt for the English language, the test booklet will be given in English only.
  • Candidates, opting for Hindi, the Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in Hindi and in English will be provided.
  • For candidates who opted for vernacular languages, Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in the selected language and in English will be given.
  • In case of any ambiguity in the translation of any of the questions, its English version will be treated as final.

The option of Vernacular languages will only be available as per the following details:

Question Paper Medium Exam Centers
English and Hindi Medium All Examination Center Cities
English & Assamese Examination Center Cities in Assam
English & Bengali Examination Center Cities in West Bengal and Tripura
English & Gujarati Examination Center Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
English & Marathi Examination Center Cities in Maharashtra
English & Tamil Examination Center Cities in Tamil Nadu
English & Telugu Examination Center Cities in Andhra Pradesh &
English & Oriya Examination Center Cities in Odisha
English & Kannada Examination Center Cities in Karnataka
English & Urdu All Examination Centre Cities

NEET Syllabus 2021

The NEET 2021 program is composed of four subjects: chemistry, physics, zoology, and botany.

For better preparation, candidates must prepare for the exam according to the official curriculum. The program has been notified by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The program is composed of subjects from classes 11 and 12.

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