NEET Exam Pattern 2018 – Check New Exam Pattern Here

NEET Exam Pattern 2018 will be decided by the exam conducting authority. This exam is organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. NEET also referred as National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test. It is a national level entrance test. This exam is an opportunity for those students seeking for admission in MBBS and BDS courses provided by top medical colleges or universities of the country. Here we are providing detailed information regarding NEET 2018 Exam Pattern.

NEET Exam Pattern 2018

The exam pattern will comprises of type of question, number of question, marking scheme, etc. The detailed NEET exam pattern is mentioned below:

  • Exam Date: The exam will be organized on 6th May 2018.
  • Exam Mode: The examination will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper based). Applicants have to mark their answers in OMR answer sheet.
  • Number of Question: It will contain only one question paper which comprises of 180 questions.
  • Type of Question: Questions will be objective type. Each question will contain four optional answers; students are required to mark the correct answer only.
  • Exam Duration:The exam duration will be three hours (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM).
  • Subjects: The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
  • Question Paper Language: The language of the question will be English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.

NEET Exam Pattern 2018

S. NoParticularsDetails
1Mode of ExaminationOffline (Pen and Paper)
2Duration of Examination3 hours
3Medium of ExamEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya and Kannada
4Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
6Total Number of Questions180 Questions
7Total Marks of Examination720 Marks
8Marking SchemeFor each correct answer, the applicants will be awarded 4 marks; if an answer is wrong, then 1 mark will be deducted.

NEET 2018 Subject wise Number of Questions

SubjectsNumber of Questions

Marking Scheme of NEET 2018

Each correct response+4
Each incorrect response-1
Unmarked questionsNo marks

Qualifying marks in NEET 2018

According to the official prospectus of NEET, in order to qualify NEET 2018, a applicant belonging to unreserved category have to secure a minimum of 50th percentile in NEET, while, a SC/ST/OBC applicant have to obtain 40th percentile. In respect to physically handicapped applicant, the minimum percentile is 45th.

NEET 2018 qualifying marks

CategoryQualifying Percentile
General50th percentile
ST/SC/OBC40th percentile
PH45th percentile

The result of NEET 2018 will be declared on June, 2018. The result will be declared in the form of score card consisting of applicant’s name, percentile secured, 15% All India Quota cut off score, result status and all India rank etc.

Availability of Regional Language for NEET 2018

S. No.Medium of Question PaperExamination Centres
1English and Hindi MediumAll Examination Centre Cities
2English, Hindi and AssameseExamination Centre Cities in Assam
3English, Hindi and BengaliExamination Centre Cities in West Bengal
4English, Hindi and GujaratiExamination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
5English, Hindi and MarathiExamination Centre Cities in Maharashtra
6English, Hindi and TamilExamination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu
7English, Hindi and TeluguExamination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
8English, Hindi and OriyaExamination Centre Cities in Odisha
9English, Hindi and KannadaExamination Centre Cities in Karnataka

NEET Syllabus 2018

The NEET 2018 syllabus will comprises of four subjects, i.e. Chemistry, Physics, Zoology and Botany. For better preparations, applicants should prepare for the exam as per the officially prescribed syllabus. The syllabus will be notified by the MCI (Medical Council of India). The syllabus will be comprised from class 11th & 12th subjects.

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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