NEET Exam Pattern 2025 : Number of Questions, Duration, Total Marks

Candidates preparing for NEET-UG should be aware of the NEET exam pattern which can help them to prepare better for the examination. Here you can see the NEET exam pattern 2025 including the new changes in NEET paper pattern, subject-wise questions and marks distribution.

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NEET Exam Pattern 2025

NEET Paper Pattern 2025 : In NEET exam 2025, each subject (Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) will consist of two sections. Section A will have 35 questions and Section B will have 15 questions. Out of these 15 questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 questions.

The NEET exam pattern 2025 will comprise total number of questions, exam mode, questions type, marking scheme, exam duration, etc.

NEET 2025 Paper Pattern
Exam Mode Offline (Pen and Paper)
Questions Type Multiple Choice
Total Questions 200 (Need to answer 180)
Total Marks 720
Exam Duration 3 hours 20 minutes
Negative Marking -1 for each wrong answer
Languages/ Medium of Paper English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu

NEET Exam Pattern 2025 : NEET Exam Duration Time

The duration of the NEET 2025 examination will be 200 minutes (3 hours 20 minutes) and will be conducted from 02:00 PM to 05:20 PM (IST).

NEET Exam Pattern 2025 : Number of Questions

NEET 2025 paper will have choices in answering questions which means the total number of questions in NEET will be 200 but a student will have to answer 180 questions only.

NEET Exam 2025 : Questions Pattern

All questions in NEET are of objective type (multiple choice questions) where a candidate needs to choose the right answer among the given options.

NEET Paper Pattern 2025 : Subject-wise Questions and Marks Distribution

NEET subject-wise questions and marks distribution :

Subject Section Total Number of Questions Number of Questions to be Answered Total Marks
Physics Section A 35 35 140
Section B 15 10 40
Chemistry Section A 35 35 140
Section B 15 10 40
Botany Section A 35 35 140
Section B 15 10 40
Zoology Section A 35 35 140
Section B 15 10 40

NEET Exam Pattern : Previous Year Question Papers

Candidates should solve the NEET question papers of previous years to get a better idea of the exam pattern, types of questions, difficulty level, important topics and more. Students should practice mock tests as per the NEET exam pattern to perform well in the exam.

NEET Exam Pattern - Answering Students Queries

How many questions are there in NEET exam?

NEET examination will have a total of 200 multiple choice questions out of which a candidate needs to answer 180 questions.

How many subjects in NEET exam?

NEET examination has 3 subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany + Zoology). The NEET question paper will have questions from class 11 and 12 syllabus of Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects.

How many questions are there in NEET per subject?

NEET Biology : Total 100 questions (need to answer 90), Physics : Total 50 Questions (need to answer 45), Chemistry : Total 50 Questions (need to answer 45).

Is it compulsory to attempt all questions in NEET?

You don't need to attempt all questions in NEET. You have to attempt 180 questions and you should only attempt questions you are sure of.

What is the duration of NEET exam?

The total duration of NEET examination is 200 minutes. There is no time limit for individual sections of the exam.

What is the total marks of NEET exam?

The total marks of NEET exam is 720 (360 in Biology, 180 each in Physics and Chemistry).

Is there negative marking in NEET exam?

Yes, NEET exam has negative marking where 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

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