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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. 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. As per the pattern, students have to use the OMR sheet provided to mark their responses. 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 examination Offline
Medium/ Language English, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu and Assamese
Duration 3 hours
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total number of Questions 180
Total Marks 720
Negative marking Yes
Marking Scheme +4 for correct answer & -1 for wrong answer
Total sections in the question paper 3
Sections and number of questions from each section Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Biology 90

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

Medium Availability in the NEET exam centers
English/Hindi Available at all exam cities/ centres
Marathi All exam centres in Maharashtra
Bengali All exam centres in West Bengal
Gujarati All exam centres in Gujarat, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman
Tamil All exam centres in Tamil Nadu
Telugu All exam centres in Telangana & Andhra Pradesh
Kannada All exam centres in Karnataka
Oriya All exam centres in Odisha
Assamese All exam centres in Assam

Things to note while marking the OMR sheet:

# Only ballpoint pen has to be used for marking the responses, which will be provided to the candidates in the examination hall.
# Candidates will not be allowed to change responses on the OMR sheet.
# No erasing or obliterating any information provided on the OMR sheet.
# Only the test booklet should be used for rough work.
# Candidates mustn’t forget to mark the test booklet code on the OMR sheet.

Important points to remember when selecting the medium of NEET 2020:

# Select the medium of question paper in the NEET application form.
# The selected language cannot be changed under any circumstances.
# Candidates choosing English as a medium will be provided with Test Booklet only in English language.
# Candidates choosing other languages as a medium will be provided a Bilingual Test Booklet, their chosen language preference, and English.
# The English version of the NEET question paper shall be considered as final in the event of any ambiguity in the translation of any of the exam questions.