NEET Exam Pattern 2020 – Medical aspirants wishing to pursue MBBS, BDS or other medical courses must be conversant with NEET 2020 exam pattern along with their preparation efforts. The exam pattern of NEET 2020 gives details of the type of exam, mode of paper, language, duration, question type, marking scheme and more. So preparing for NEET will be inadequate without a proper familiarity with NEET exam pattern 2020. One salient feature mentioned in the exam pattern of NEET 2020 is that the exam mode is pen and paper-based. So knowing how to mark the OMR sheet becomes an important factor in the preparation as a mistake can't be erased. Similarly to crack NEET, students would have to be quick enough which is where knowing and practising within the given time limit of the exam makes the difference. NEET 2020 exam pattern denotes a three-hour-long exam where candidates must answer 180 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology as per the given syllabus. The complete detailed NEET exam pattern 2020 can be checked here in this article.
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NEET Exam Pattern 2020

NEET 2020 was supposed to be conducted on May 3 which has been postponed until further notice. The exam is conducted in one session comprising of one shift across 155 cities in the country. National Testing Agency (NTA) had released the application form of NEET 2020 on December 2, 2019. The process of applying to NEET will be online followed by a facility of correction where candidates can correct any mistakes made.

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NEET Exam Pattern 2020

Familiarity with the exam pattern of NEET 2020 gives an edge to preparation efforts as candidates will have an idea of what to expect in the exam like the number of questions, time they have to complete answering, language that they may be comfortable answering in. The fear of the unknown is eliminated and students can sit to answer the questions properly in time. The details of NEET exam pattern is given below.

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NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

Factors in Exam Pattern

Details

Exam Date

Postponed

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper-based. Primarily offline, candidates are given an OMR sheet to mark the answers with a black or blue ball point pen

Duration

3 hours

Language/Medium

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

Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions

Total Number of Questions


180 Questions


Exam Sections

Physics

45 questions
180 marks
Chemistry
45 questions
180 marks
Biology (Botany and Zoology)
90 questions
360 marks

Total Marks

720 Marks

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct answer
Minus 1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer


NEET Question Paper 2020

NEET 2020 question paper will have 180 multiple choice questions in total for 4 marks each. There will be negative marking of one mark for every wrong answer and therefore students have to keep this mind while answering the question paper of NEET. The medium or choice of language is dependent on the candidate as NEET question paper is available in 8 regional languages and English, Hindi as well as Urdu. It has to be kept in mind that the choice of the regional language will depend upon the location of the NEET exam centre 2020. The details of the availability and choice of regional languages in NEET exam are as follows

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern - Guidelines for choosing the language

  1. The option of the medium of question paper has to be exercised while filling in the NEET application form 2020.
  2. Option once exercised by candidates cannot be changed later.
  3. Candidates opting for English would be provided NEET 2020 Test Booklet in English only.
  4. Students opting for Hindi would be provided with a Bilingual Test Booklet in English and Hindi.
  5. All candidates opting for regional languages would also be provided with a Bilingual Test Booklet in their selected regional language and English.
  6. In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, the English version of NEET 2020 question paper shall be treated as final.

Regional Languages available for NEET 2020

Medium

NEET Exam Centres

English and Hindi

All exam cities and centres

English and Urdu

All exam cities and centres

Assamese

Available only in exam centres in Assam

Bengali

Available only in exam centres in West Bengal

Gujarati

Available only in exam centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Marathi

Available only in exam centres in Maharashtra

Tamil

Available only in exam centres in Tamil Nadu

Telugu

Available only in exam centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Oriya

Available only in exam centres in Odisha

Kannada

Available only in exam centres in Karnataka

NEET 2019 Registrations - Language wise

Language

Registered

% of Candidates

English

1204968

79.31

Hindi

179857

11.84

Telugu

1796

0.12

Assamese

4750

0.31

Gujarati

59395

3.91

Marathi

2305

0.15

Tamil

31239

2.06

Bengali

31490

2.07

Kannada

1017

0.07

Oriya

700

0.05

Urdu

1858

0.12

English & Hindi

1384825

91.14

Regional Languages

134550

08.86

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET Exam Pattern 2020

Question: Will the exam pattern of NEET 2020 will be changed?

Answer:

There are has been no official declaration which suggests a change in the existing exam pattern of NEET 2020. NTA will release the information brochure of NEET 2020 on December 2 which will reveal the exam pattern of NEET.

Question: What are the recent changes in NEET exam pattern?

Answer:

So far, no change in NEET 2020 exam pattern has been introduced. 

Question: Will NEET be conducted twice in the year 2020?

Answer:

NTA has released the important dates of NEET 2020 in online mode. As per the notification, NEET 2020 will be conducted on May 3, 2020. Thus the undergraduate medical entrance test will be conducted only once.

Question: How many times can we attempt NEET ?

Answer:

There is no limit on the number of times to appear for NEET. The candidates must have attained the age of 17 to appear for NEET 2020. 

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MY AIQ RANK FOR NEET MDS IS 2398.IS THERE ANY CHANCE I CAN GET INTO SDM DHARWAD?IF NOT WHICH PRIVATE COLLEGES CAN I GET INTO?

sathwika 4th Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

As neet mds is the entrance exam conducted for getting seat for good college for the medical courses as you got 2398 rank in neet mds so i cannot surely say that you may get seat in SDM dharward as it is a top college in India there are less chances to get seat in that college and apply for tge top 10 private medical colleges and mske a list that on which course you want to get further and let's hope for the best to get seat in the SDM DHARWARD study well and work hard to get good marks in the future examinations ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.

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Please can anyone give me name of chapters of Biology and Physics for neet 2020

Rehan Alam Student Expert 4th Apr, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

Here are the important chapters:-

Biology:-

1) Diversity in Living World

2) Cell Structure and Function

3) Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants

4) Plant Physiology

5) Human Physiology

6) Reproduction

7) Genetics and Evolution

8) Biotechnology and Its Applications

9) Biology and Human Welfare

10) Ecology and environment

Physics:-

1) Physical World & Measurement

2) Kinematics

3) Laws of motion

4) Work, energy and power

5) Motion of System Of Particles and Rigid Body

6) Gravitation

7) Properties of bulk matter

8) Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory

9) Thermodynamics

10) Oscillations and Waves

11) Electrostatics

12) Current Electricity

13) Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

14) Electromagnetic Waves

15) Optics

16) Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

17) Atoms And Nuclei

18) Electronic devices

19) Electromagnetic Induction and alternating Currents

Hope this helps. Thank you.

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I have checked my neet registration form today and i has no corrections in it so i have submitted the form and then entered the otp generated. So please telll me that is this the correct method for submission of forms?

sathwika 4th Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

As neet entrance exam is conducted by the central board of india to get seat in the good colleges or universities for medical courses as you rectified the mistake in the neet registration form and you got a otp and typing that otp generated in your phone and by that you rectified the mistake and  submitted and you have done everything in the correct order so your registration form submitted is successful  so stay concentrated anf focused and study well and work hard to get good marks in the good colleges or universities ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.

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respected sir/ madam , in my neet application form there is a mistake in school board name ..my one time correction is done ..will it affect my neet ..plz could you help me

sathwika 3rd Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

As neet entrance exam is conducted by the central board of india to get seat in the good colleges or universities for medical courses  and you have done a mistake in that application form and you rectifiedit once and again you have gone through a mistake in the application form and by this there nothing will be affected in the neet examinations by this Study well and work hard to get good marks in the good colleges or universities and ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.

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kpc medical college 2019 cut off marks of neet for Ur category in state quota ??

sathwika 3rd Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

As neet ug is the entrance exam conducted for getting seat for good college for medical courses as you want the cutoff marks of kpc medical college of sciences and hosipitals which is in Kolkata which is in the state West bengal cutoff marks of previous year 2019 is 15 percent of the all india quota and 85 percent of state and you should get minimum marks in the exam so study well and work hard to get good marks in that college ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.

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