NEET Exam Pattern 2018: Candidates can check the NEET 2018 Exam Pattern to know all important information related to the mode, medium and questions asked in the national level medical entrance examination. CBSE is the responsible authority to determine and release the exam pattern of NEET 2018. Through the NEET exam pattern 2018, candidates will gain an insight into the paper pattern, division of questions, exam duration, marking scheme and other relevant information. By knowing these details beforehand through the NEET 2018 exam pattern, the candidates will be able to make comprehensive preparations for the medical and dental entrance examination. NEET 2018 will be conducted in offline mode on May 6, 2018 (Sunday). The entrance examination of NEET will be 3 hours long exam and will consist of 180 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). All of the questions of NEET 2018 will be from the official syllabus specified by the CBSE and will consist of Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. NEET 2018 will be held on May 6, 2018. The official result will be declared on June 5, 2018. Read the full article to know more information about the NEET Exam Pattern 2018.
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NEET 2018 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of NEET 2018 informs the candidates about the details regarding the offline examination and its pattern ie. duration of exam, number of questions asked, marking scheme and more. By checking NEET 2018 exam pattern, the candidates will be able to process the information and prepare well beforehand. The detailed NEET exam pattern 2018 is given below:
Exam Pattern of NEET 2018
Mode of Examination
Offline (Pen and Paper)
Duration of Examination
Medium of Exam
English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions
Total Marks of Examination
For each correct answer, the candidates will be awarded 4 marks; if an answer is wrong, then 1 mark will be deducted.
Highlights of NEET 2018 Exam Pattern
NEET 2018 will be conducted in offline mode ie. pen and paper-based, on May 6, 2018 (Sunday).
Urdu has been added to the list of language options available for NEET candidates. The candidates will be able to select their choice of language from the eleven given options while filling the application form of NEET 2018.
All questions will be multiple choice in nature.
Those candidates who select Hindi or any of the regional languages as medium of question paper will receive the question paper in the selected language and English. However, those candidates who select English as their medium of language will receive the question paper only in English.
1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
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The candidates will have to note that the availability of regional languages depends upon the location of the examination centres. The options of regional languages will be available as per the given details:
Availability of Regional Language for NEET 2018
Medium of Question Paper
English and Hindi
All Examination Centre Cities
English and Assamese
Examination Centre Cities in Assam
English and Bengali
Examination Centre Cities in West Bengal
English and Gujarati
Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
English and Marathi
Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra
English and Tamil
Examination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu
English and Telugu
Examination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and Oriya
Examination Centre Cities in Odisha
English and Kannada
Examination Centre Cities in Karnataka
English and Urdu
All Examination Centre Cities