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Candidates appearing for NEET must be aware of the exam pattern as it will help them to prepare better for the entrance test. As per the NEET 2024 exam pattern, there will be a total of 200 questions out of which only 180 will have to be attempted. According to the NEET 2024 marking scheme, each question carries 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. The total marks for NEET 2024 will be 720.
NEET UG exam is conducted in pen and paper mode for admission to MBBS and BDS and other medical courses. The NEET UG 2024 will be held for a 3 hours 20 minutes duration. Read the entire article to know details on NEET 2024 exam pattern, total number of questions, exam mode, questions type, marking scheme, exam duration, and other details.

NEET Exam Pattern 2024: Highlights

Exam Name

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency

Mode of the examination

Offline

Duration of the exam

3 hours and 20 minutes

Total Questions

200 out of which 180 questions will have to be answered

Total Marks

720 Marks

Question Type

MCQs

Marking Scheme

+4 marks for each correct answer

-1 for each incorrect answer

NEET Languages

13 (English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi and Urdu

Who will make NEET 2024 paper?

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the competent authority to prepare NEET question paper. The NEET UG 2024 question paper will be available in 13 languages (English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi and Urdu.

NTA NEET 2024 Exam Pattern: Marking Scheme

As per the NEET 2024 exam pattern, there will be a total of 200 multiple-choice objective-type questions and candidates will have to answer 180 MCQs only. NEET 2024 exam will be for a total of 720 marks. Each subject is divided into two sections: Section A and B. Section A will contain 35 questions and Section B will have 15 questions. Of these 15 questions, candidates will have to answer 10 questions in Section B. The question papers will be from class 11 and 12 syllabus from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects.
For each correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. However, answers once marked in the NEET OMR sheet cannot be changed.

NEET Exam Pattern: Duration of Examination

As per NEET exam pattern, the total duration of NEET 2024 examination is 3 hours & 20 minutes. The NEET UG exam will be conducted from 2:00 PM to 5:20 PM in offline mode. Candidates will have to complete the NEET question paper within the given time. They must reach the exam centre 45 minutes before the commencement of the exam. The exam booklet is distributed 15 minutes prior to the exam.

NEET UG 2024 Exam Pattern: Section - Wise Marks Distribution

Candidates will be asked questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects. Check the previous year NEET subject-wise marks weightage and number of questions in the table mentioned below:

Subjects

Sections

Number 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 200

720

NEET 2024 Languages Options in NEET Question Paper

The NEET question paper will be available in 13 languages which includes English, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. Aspirants can choose the NEET question paper language as per their choice. Meanwhile, the choice of regional language depends on the location of the NEET exam centre. Check the following table of NEET languages and their availability in centres/cities.

Medium

NEET exam centres

English

All exam centres

English and Hindi

All exam centres in India

English and Urdu

All exam centres in India

English and Assamese

Available at NEET exam centres in Assam

English and Bengali

Available at NEET exam centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Islands

English and Gujarati

Available at NEET exam centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli

English and Marathi

Available at NEET exam centres in Maharashtra

English and Tamil

Available at NEET exam centres in Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Puducherry

English and Telugu

Available at NEET exam centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

English and Oriya

Available at NEET exam centres in Odisha

English and Malayalam

Available at NEET exam centres in Kerala and Lakshwadeep

English and Punjabi

Available at NEET exam centres in Punjab, Chandigarh, New Delhi

English and Kannada

Available at NEET exam centres in Karnataka

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