The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET) every year for students seeking admission in medical/dental/Ayush courses. It is known to be one of the toughest exams and is mandatory to qualify NEET Exam to take admission in top undergraduate medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BSMS and BUMS. Aspiring candidates appearing for NEET Exam must know the exam eligibility, pattern, marking scheme to prepare well for the exam.
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1. What is NEET Exam?
NEET Exam referred to as National Eligibility Cum Entrance Exam. It is a single level national entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency(NTA) for admission in the top medical colleges of India. Aspiring students who want to pursue medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BSMS, and BUMS must qualify NEET Exam to get admissions in medical colleges.
2. How NEET marks are calculated?
Four marks will be given for each right answer. There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. No negative marking on unanswered questions.
3. How many questions will be on the NEET Exam?
The total number of questions in the NEET exam comprises 180 questions. Each question will contain 4 marks.
4. What are the total marks in the NEET exam?
In the NEET exam, there will be 180 questions of 720 total marks.
5. In how many languages can the NEET Exam be given?
There are a total of 11 languages (English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu, Oriya, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, and Assamese) in which you can appear for the exam.
6. Is the NEET exam online or offline?
NEET Exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency in offline mode (Pen & Paper)
7. What type of questions come in the NEET exam?
The question paper will consist of 5 sections. Sections include Physics of 45 Marks, Chemistry of 45 marks, Biology of 90 marks, Botany of 45 marks, and Zoology of 45 Marks.
8. Is 12th marks important for NEET Exam?
NEET Exam is conducted once a year for medical aspirants to get admission in top medical colleges. It is compulsory to obtain minimum 50% marks for general category candidates and 40% marks for SC/ST/OBC category candidates in 12th Board.
9. What is a good score in NEET Exam?
A good score in NEET differs for different colleges. To fall in the top 100 NEET AIQ, candidates must score at least 670-690 marks.
10. Can class 11th class candidate give NEET Exam?
Candidates must be 12th passed with a minimum of 50% marks to appear for the NEET exam.
11. How many marks are required in the NEET Exam for government college?
As 15% seats are reserved for AIQ and the remaining 85% seats are reserved for state quota, candidates under general category are eligible with minimum 134 marks(50%) and candidates under SC/ST/OBC are eligible with minimum 107 marks(40%)
12. Can compartment students apply for NEET Exam?
Yes, compartment students can apply for NEET exam if students have passed the compartment examination along with the mandatory subjects required for the NEET Exam with a minimum 50% in all subjects.
13. How many attempts are allowed in NEET Exam?
Earlier it was restricted that one can attempt for NEET exam a maximum three times but now a candidate can attempt NEET exam as many times he/she wants.