NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a national level medical entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate medical courses (MBBS/BDS) in India. The exam is conducted once a year in offline mode (pen and paper-based) and is usually held in the month of May.
NEET has replaced all other medical entrance exams including AIPMT (All India Pre-Medical Test) and state-level medical entrance exams. The exam is conducted in multiple languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, and Urdu.
The NEET exam consists of 180 multiple choice questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany and Zoology) with a duration of 3 hours. The maximum marks for the exam are 720, with each correct answer carrying 4 marks and each incorrect answer resulting in a deduction of 1 mark.
NEET is a highly competitive exam, with lakhs of students appearing for it every year. To crack the exam, it is important to have a thorough understanding of the concepts and a consistent practice of solving questions. Many coaching institutes and online platforms offer NEET coaching and practice materials to help aspirants prepare for the exam.
To be eligible for the NEET examination, a candidate must fulfill the following criteria: 1. Age: The candidate should be at least 17 years old as of December 31 of the year of admission. The upper age limit for NEET is 25 years for general category candidates, and 30 years for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
The NEET examination syllabus is based on the curriculum prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for class 11 and 12 in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany and Zoology). The detailed syllabus for NEET is as follows: Physics Syllabus: Physical world and measurement, kinematics , Laws…
The NEET exam pattern consists of a single question paper containing 180 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany and Zoology). The duration of the exam is 3 hours, and the medium of instruction is English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, and Urdu…