NEET Exam Pattern 2021 : New Changes, Subject-wise Questions and Marks Distribution

Candidates preparing for NEET 2021 should be aware of the NEET Exam Pattern which can help them to prepare better for the examination. Here we are providing very useful information for NEET-UG aspirants i.e. NEET 2021 examination pattern including the new changes in NEET paper pattern, key points and subject-wise marks distribution.

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NEET Exam Pattern 2021 - New Changes

Note : NEET 2021 paper will have choices in answering questions which means the total number of questions will be more than 180 but a student will have to answer 180 questions only.

Exam Mode : Offline (Pen and Paper). Questions Type : Multiple Choice. Total Questions : 180+. Total Marks : 720. Exam Duration : 3 hours. Negative Marking : Yes (-1 for each wrong answer).

Given below is the NEET exam pattern 2021 :

Subject Total Questions Number of Questions to be Answered Total Marks
Biology (Botany and Zoology) 90+ 90 360
Physics 45+ 45 180
Chemistry 45+ 45 180

NEET Exam Pattern 2021 - Key Points

  • NEET 2021 examination will be conducted by NTA in Pen-Paper Mode.
  • The NEET 2021 examination will have one paper of 3 hour duration. The NEET question paper will consist of three separate sections - Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Detailed topic-wise syllabus of NEET 2021 : NEET Syllabus
  • NEET question paper will have a total of 180+ MCQs. 45+ each in Physics & Chemistry, and 90+ questions from Biology. A candidate needs to answer 90 questions in Biology and 45 questions each in Physics & Chemistry.
  • All questions are of objective type (multiple choice questions); each question with a choice of four answers, only one being the correct choice. Each question carries 4 marks for every correct answer. There is also negative marking, deducting 1 mark for every wrong answer.
  • The total duration of NEET 2021 examination is 3 hours. There is no time limit for individual parts of the exam.
  • The question paper will be in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya and Urdu. Candidates must choose question paper language while filling in the application form for NEET 2021. Change of question paper language will not be allowed after the registration.

Related Pages :

NEET 2021 Application Form

NEET 2021 Preparation Strategy

NEET 2021 Online Test Series

NEET Past Year Papers

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