NEET Exam Pattern 2018

NEET Exam PatternNEET Exam Pattern 2018: Candidates will be able to 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 for all registered candidates. The entrance examination of NEET will be 3 hours long and will consist of 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 tentatively in the first week of May 2018. The official result will be declared tentatively in the third week of June 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 i.e., duration of exam, number of questions asked, marking scheme and more. By checking NEET 2018 exam pattern, the candidates will be able to prepare well beforehand after processing the information. The detailed NEET exam pattern 2018 is given below:


Exam Pattern of NEET 2018

S. No




Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen and Paper)


Duration of Examination

3 hours


Medium of Exam

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya and Kannada


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions



  • Physics – 45 Questions

  • Chemistry – 45 Questions

  • Biology – 90 Questions


Total Number of Questions

180 Questions


Total Marks of Examination

720 Marks


Marking Scheme

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 i.e., pen and paper-based.

  • The candidates will be able to select their choice of language from the ten 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.

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

S. No.

Medium of Question Paper

Examination Centres


English and Hindi Medium

All Examination Centre Cities


English, Hindi and Assamese

Examination Centre Cities in Assam


English, Hindi and Bengali

Examination Centre Cities in West Bengal


English, Hindi and Gujarati

Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli


English, Hindi and Marathi

Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra


English, Hindi and Tamil

Examination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu


English, Hindi and Telugu

Examination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana


English, Hindi and Oriya

Examination Centre Cities in Odisha


English, Hindi and Kannada

Examination Centre Cities in Karnataka

This article is written as per the data gathered from NEET 2017. It will be updated as and when information on NEET 2018 is released by the CBSE.

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