NEET Exam Pattern 2020

NEET Exam Pattern 2020

Overview of NEET Exam Pattern 2020

The NEET Exam Pattern has been announced by the National Test on Dec 2 serving the aspirants of the candidates appearing for Medical and allied courses. In this case, firstly, the candidates looking to crack the NEET exam must understand the exam pattern of NEET 2020. The NEET 2020 exam pattern will basically cover the mode of the examination, marking scheme, medium, and duration of the exam. The National Eligibility plus Entrance Test will be conducted offline for a total duration of 3 hours. Students have to record their answers in the given OMR sheet.

Therefore, it is important for the students to know whatever is required so as to use the response sheet effectively. The exam pattern will also cover the number of questions that will be asked from each subject. Continue reading the blog to know more about the NEET 2020 exam pattern, and do write to us in case of any clarifications as regards the pattern.

Highlights of NEET exam pattern 2020

Mode of the examinationOffline
Medium/ LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu and Assamese
Duration3 hours
Question TypeMultiple Choice
Total number of Questions180
Total Marks720
Negative markingYes
Marking Scheme+4 for correct answer & -1 for the wrong answer
Total sections in the question paper3
Sections and number of questions from each sectionPhysics45
Chemistry45
Biology90

What are the language options in the exam pattern of NEET 2020?

Question Paper MediumExam Centers
English & HindiAll centers
English & AssameseAssam centers
English & BengaliTripura & West Bengal centers
English & GujaratiDaman, Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli centers
English & MarathiMaharashtra centers
English & TamilTamil Nadu centers
English & TeluguTelangana & Andhra Pradesh centers
English & OriyaOdisha centers
English & KannadaKarnataka centers
English & UrduAll centers

Things to note while marking the OMR sheet

# For any rough work, only the test booklet should be used.
# Importantly, the examinees will not be allowed to change the responses on the OMR sheet.
# To mark the answers, students have to preferably use a ballpoint pen. (Ballpoint pen will be provided to the students in the examination hall)
# No erasing or obliterating any information provided on the OMR sheet.
# Students must not forget to mark the test booklet code on the OMR sheet.

Important points when selecting the medium of NEET 2020

# Students have the option of choosing the medium of question paper while filling in the NEET application form.
# The language once chosen cannot be changed at any cost or circumstances.
# Unlike other languages, candidates who pick English as a medium will be provided with Test Booklet only in the English language.
# Whereas, those who choose other languages as a medium will be provided with a Bilingual Test Booklet.
# Above all, in case of any obscurity in the translation of questions, the English version serves as the final one.