National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 was conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in offline mode on May 7 for admissions to 63,985 MBBS and BDS seats across the country. Around 11,50,000 candidates registered for the most coveted medical entrance exam. After the entrance test concluded, the majority of test takers reported it to be easy.
Careers360 brings here NEET 2017 Analysis by Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, Director, Aakash Educational Services Pvt. Ltd., who shares overall and section-wise breakdown of the test. According to the expert, most of the questions were based on concepts given in NCERT textbooks. Overall, the questions required different skills for solving them, some being knowledge based and some being analytical type.
“A change in trend was witnessed this year as the bar of difficulty level was definitely seen higher. The questions required exceptional calculation skills”, Mr. Aakash opines. Moreover, he also shares that CBSE continued its tradition of nearly 7 per cent ambiguous questions giving jitters to the medical aspirants. This year, clearly, more emphasis was laid on application-based questions in all the three subjects.
Mix of easy, moderate and difficult questions in Physics section
The Aakash Institute expert shares, “Overall questions were above average in Physics section. Around 50 per cent of the total questions were calculative in nature, leading to more time consumption by test-takers”.
In general, this part was time consuming because of fractional calculations. Nearly 30 per cent questions were theoretical and required a lot of brainstorming. Majority of the questions had two or more concepts interlinked, and were not straightforward. Equal number of questions were asked from class XI and XII. Questions based on diagram, however, were less in number this time.
NEET 2017 Analysis for Physics section can be checked below-
1 ambiguous question, 2 questions beyond NCERT syllabus in Chemistry section
Chemistry section was of above average difficulty level. Around 30% questions were tough and needed strong conceptual clarity for solving them. Moreover, one question has ambiguity and two questions were out of NCERT syllabus. Equal number of questions were asked from class XI and XII.
NEET 2017 Analysis for Chemistry section can be checked below-
Majority of questions asked from NCERT in Biology section
Questions asked in this part were of average difficulty level as per the expert. Majority of the questions were from NCERT syllabus. A major fraction of questions was from class XI. Few questions required analytical ability for solving them. Overall, the Biology section was on the expected lines.
NEET 2017 Analysis for Biology section can be checked below-
NEET 2017 Analysis for Zoology section can be checked below-
Question paper of NEET 2017 was different in some regions, especially the codes, which had questions in Gujarati and Bengali language. According to the Aakash Institute expert, Gujarati language question paper was relatively easier compared to paper codes, which had questions in English and Hindi languages.
Check NEET 2017 Detailed Analysis here.
Candidates will be able to download OMR answer sheet of NEET 2017 in last week of May. Moreover, CBSE will declare NEET result of the national level entrance test on June 8, 2017.
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