NEET 2024 New Changes - Syllabus Reduced, Difficulty Level, Paper Pattern

Last Updated : December 5, 2023.

The NMC (National Medical Commission) and NTA have released the new updated NEET 2024 syllabus. Some topics are removed and some new ones are added to the NEET-UG syllabus. Here we are answering queries of students about new changes in NEET 2024 syllabus, difficulty level, pattern of questions, importance of NCERT, cut-off, change in preparation strategy, new syllabus mock tests, question papers, etc.

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What are the new changes in NEET 2024 syllabus made by NMC?

NMC has removed some topics and added new topics to the NEET 2024 syllabus. Those topics which are neither being taught anywhere in the School Board nor available in the latest book of NCERT, have been deleted. The syllabus has been revised and reduced to focus on core concepts. Check out the topics added and removed from NEET 2024 syllabus.

What are the deleted chapters from the NEET 2024 syllabus?

Check out deleted chapters from the NEET 2024 syllabus - Physics, Chemistry, Biology.

How to prepare for NEET after the changes in syllabus?

There is not much change required in the NEET preparation except practicing NEET mock tests for new syllabus (available in Mystudycart NEET Crash Course). You should read the new topics added to the NEET syllabus from the NCERT textbooks. For topics which are not included in NCERT new textbooks, you can study from coaching modules, reference books and online resources.

Is NCERT enough for NEET preparation now when the syllabus is changed?

NEET aspirants should study from new NCERT textbooks after the change in syllabus. NCERT books are recommended for NEET preparation as the syllabus of NEET is largely based on NCERT class 11 and 12 syllabus. For NEET topics not available in NCERT new textbooks, solving MCQs and daily practice papers, you can refer to NEET study material or reference books.

Will the NEET 2024 paper be tough or easy after the reduction in syllabus?

NEET 2024 is expected to be moderate after the syllabus is reduced. Having said that, the difficulty level of NEET can't be predicted in advance. It's up to NTA whether they will make paper easy, moderate or tough. You should prepare well for any possibility.

What will be the competition level of NEET 2024 after the change in syllabus?

The competition level of NEET is expected to be the same as previous years. The change in syllabus will not make any major impact on the difficulty level of NEET exam.

Will the changed syllabus of NEET 2024 affect the cut-off?

NEET cut-off doesn't depend on syllabus, it depends on the number of candidates giving the exam and difficulty level of paper. Don't stress yourself much on cutoffs, work on your weaker topics and do regular revision.

What will be the pattern of questions in the NEET 2024 after the syllabus change?

The pattern of questions in the NEET exam will be the same like previous years which is MCQs (multiple-choice questions). In the new NEET exam pattern, the question paper will have a total of 200 objective type questions of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. A candidate has to attempt only 180 questions.

Where can I get practice question papers for the NEET as per the new syllabus?

You can practice question papers for NEET as per the new syllabus in Mystudycart online courses for NEET.

What are the new changes in NEET exam pattern made by NTA?

The duration of the NEET examination will be 200 minutes (03 hours 20 minutes) and will be conducted from 02:00 PM to 05:20 PM (IST). NEET paper will have the choices of answering questions in one section of each subject. In NEET-UG paper, each subject will consist of two sections. Section A will consist of 35 questions and Section B will have 15 questions. Out of these 15 questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 questions (NEET New Exam Pattern). NTA made this change in exam pattern in order to rationalize the decision of different Boards across the country regarding the reduction of syllabus.

Is adding extra 20 minutes to the NEET exam beneficial for students?

Yes, giving 20 minutes extra will allow students to read all the questions carefully and decide which question to attempt or leave in section B, that's an advantage. Students are advised to practice NEET new pattern mock tests in 3 hours 20 minutes, as much as possible, to manage time well in the exam.

Will there be any change in the exam pattern of NEET 2024?

The NEET 2024 exam pattern is expected to be the same as the current exam pattern of NEET.

Will MBBS admissions in AIIMS and JIPMER also happen through NEET-UG in 2024?

Yes, Admission to MBBS courses in AIIMS and JIPMER will be through NEET-UG in 2024. Institutes of national importance like AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER will not conduct any UG entrance examination. NEET will be the Only entrance exam to MBBS & few other UG medical courses.

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