NEET 2013 Paper Analysis
Govind Kumar, 02 Jan 2017, #NEET
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Majority of the candidates who had appeared in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in 2013 found the paper to be average in terms of difficulty level. While experts rated Biology section as difficult, Physics and Chemistry paper were comparatively easier on the test takers. Further, the paper also saw some questions beyond the prescribed NCERT syllabus.

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According to examination authority Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), 3,66, 317 of the 6,58,040 candidates who took NEET 2013 had qualified the entrance test, which was then conducted in the pen and paper based mode.

Based on inputs by expert and candidates, Careers360 brings here the section-wise analysis of NEET 2013 question paper for aspirants who will be appearing in NEET 2016. The entrance exam is scheduled to be conducted on July 24, 2016 following an order by the Supreme Court annulling state, and private level medical entrance tests in India. Read the full story here.


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Sectional analysis of NEET 2013:

Physics Section:

Physicspaper was of average level in which same number of questions was asked from class 11 and 12 syllabus. Also, theoretical and numerical questions had an equal representation in the physics paper. Out of the 45 multiple choice questions in this section, 22 were from class 11 and 23 from class 12. The analysis of the Physics portion shows that topics like Mechanics, Electrodynamics and Modern Physics had average of 10 questions each.

Table given below shows the analysis of Physics question paper.

Physics 

Very Easy

Easy

Average

Difficult

 %age Portion 

Mechanics

4

4

2

1

24%

SHM & Waves

1

1

1

0

7%

Heat & Thermodynamics

2

3

1

0

13%

Properties of Matter

1

1

0

0

5%

Electrodynamics

1

3

4

3

24%

Modern Physics

2

4

2

1

20%

Optics

0

2

1

0

7%

 

Types

Class 11

Class 12

Total Number of Questions

22

23

Marks

88

92

Physics-Analysis

Chemistry Section:

The analysis of Chemistry subject shows that equal weightage was given to all the three sections i.e. Physical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. The paper was also comparatively less difficult with few questions from Physical chemistry being conceptual and calculation based. The standard of questions was similar to NCERT but some questions were not from the prescribed syllabus. An analysis of NEET 2013 question booklet shows that there were 18 multiple choice questions from Organic and Physical section and 13 from Inorganic portions.

Table given below shows the analysis of Chemistry question paper.

Chemistry

Very Easy

Easy

Average

Difficult

 %age Portion 

Inorganic

2

3

6

5

36%

Physical

1

4

6

5

36%

Organic

2

3

6

2

28%

 

Type

Class 11

Class 12

Total Number of Questions

21

24

Marks

84

96

 

Chemistry-Analysis

 

Biology Section:

Majority of the candidates who had appeared in NEET 2013 found Biology to be the toughest section in all. Though most of the questions were from NCERT, test takers were puzzled as they were tricky and concept based. Also, there were questions based on images and diagrams which proved to be difficult for candidates. The analysis of NEET 2013 Biology section shows that there were 50 questions from class 11 and 40 questions from class 12 syllabus. Also, animal physiology and reproduction had majority of questions followed by genetics and evolution, ecology, living world, cell structure and function.

Table given below shows the analysis of Biology question paper.

Biology

 Easy

Average

Difficult

 %age Portion 

The Living world

2

7

2

12%

Structural Org. in plant and animal

2

5

1

9%

Cell: Structure and Function

2

9

0

12%

Plant Physiology

0

5

2

9%

Animal Physiology & Reproduction

4

12

2

20%

Reproduction in plants

0

3

0

14%

Genetics & Evolution

0

10

3

14%

Biology in human welfare

0

5

0

6%

Biotechnology

0

2

0

2%

Ecology

2

8

2

13%

 

Type     

Class 11

Class 12

Total Number of Questions

50

40

Marks

200

160

 

Biology-Analysis

 

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