NEET 2019: Read experts’ analysis and expected cutoff here

Radhika | 6th May, 2019 - 2:35 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, May 6: National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam (NEET) was successfully conducted on May 5, 2019 by National Testing Agency for the first time. As the exam has ended, several subject experts have brought forth their detailed analysis of NEET 2019. Candidates who have appeared for the undergraduate medical entrance exam and those who wish to write the exam for the next academic session can gain insights into the type of questions, paper pattern, distribution of marks and overall analysis on the difficulty level of the question paper. Based on the NEET analysis, the experts have estimated the expected cutoff which a candidate will have to secure in order to get admission in a medical or dental college of the country.

NEET 2019 paper analysis

Prominent coaching centers, after the conclusion of NEET, has released their exclusive expert analysis of the question paper. Coaching institute news like Akash, Resonance and Career Point have formulated a subject-wise analysis which can prove beneficial for the candidates to adjudge their performance in the exam. For the benefit of candidates, the subject-wise analysis of NEET question paper has been provided below.

Physics Analysis

As per the paper analysis released by Akash coaching institute, the difficulty level of physics was moderate with an equal number of questions appearing form Class 11 and Class 12 syllabus. Resonance NEET analysis points out that the 92 marks were dedicated to class 12 syllabus. Career point’s paper analysis highlighted that questions from topics like Mechanics and Modern Physics consisted of almost 50% of the paper. Questions from Current Electricity and Magnetic Effect of Current constituted an easy portion of the Physics section. Thermodynamics and Properties of Matter also played a key role.

Chemistry Analysis

Akash institute's analysis shows that a total of 24 questions appeared from Class 11 syllabus and 21 from Class 12. The overall difficulty of the Chemistry section was determined to be easy in comparison to last year’s question paper by each coaching institute. According to Career Point analysis, the maximum number of questions appeared from the section of Physical chemistry. Total 14 questions from inorganic Chemistry and 12 questions from organic Chemistry were asked, as per Career Point analysis.

Biology Analysis

The overall difficulty level was identified to be of average level by coaching institutes. A maximum number of questions came from the topic of genetics - I principle of inheritance & variation and Cell in Botany sections. 52% of Class 11 syllabus was covered in the Zoology section and 52 % of Class 12 syllabus was covered in the Botany section of Biology. As per Career Point, four questions were out of syllabus and difficult to understand.

Expected cutoff by Experts

As subject experts unanimously agree that NEET was relatively easier this year, the expected cutoff has been predicted to go really high. Shailendra Maheshwari, director of Career Point, has estimated “This year the cutoff for admission to central counselling will be around 455-465.” The experts of Resonance feel that the paper was easier than last year, therefore the cutoff is likely to increase and is expected to be around 565 to 570.

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