NEET 2021: Know changes in exam pattern

NEET 2021 will be held on September 12 with an updated exam pattern. Aspirants should be aware of the latest changes in NEET 2021 exam pattern.

NEET 2021: Know changes in exam pattern
Team Careers360 | Jul 14, 2021 - 5:21 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the NEET 2021 information brochure PDF at neet.nta.nic.in on July 13 with major changes in the NEET 2021 exam pattern.

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As per the latest update on NEET UG 2021 exam pattern, the question paper will include 200 questions from Class 11 and 12 syllabi from physics, chemistry and biology subjects. Out of which aspirants have to attempt only 180 questions of their choices.

Each subject will have two sections, Section A and Section B containing 35 and 15 questions respectively. Out of the 15 questions asked in Section B, students will have an option to attempt 10 questions.

Latest update on NEET 2021 exam sections and total marks

Students seeking to appear for NEET 2021 can check the section-wise marks distribution from the table given below.

NEET 2021 exam pattern - Section wise details

Subjects

Sections

No. of questions

Section-wise Marks

Physics

Section A

35

140

Section B

15

40

Chemistry

Section A

35

140

Section B

15

40

Botany

Section A

35

140

Section B

15

40

Zoology

Section A

35

140

Section B

15

40

Total Marks

720


NEET Exam Pattern 2021: Marking Scheme

Below is the NEET 2021 marking scheme mentioned according to the NEET 2021 information brochure.

  • For every correct answer, students will be awarded 4 marks and for every incorrect attempt, one mark will be deducted.
  • There will be no negative marking for any unanswered questions.
  • Students will not be able to change their answers after marking in the OMR sheets.
  • Attempting multiple answers in the NEET exam can lead to negative marks.

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