NEET Exam Pattern 2017 | Check Paper Pattern Here

NEET Exam Pattern 2017 has been declared by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Candidates applying for the NEET must go through the NEET 2017 exam pattern because it helps the candidates to understand the type of questions, syllabus, the number of questions, marking scheme etc.

NEET Exam Pattern includes total time duration, the total number of questions, subject wise distribution of marks and questions, marking schemes etc. Here we have given all the details regarding NEET Exam Pattern. Go through the article to get all the information about the same.

NEET Exam Pattern

Exam Mode

The NEET exam is conducted in offline mode or pen & paper mode. Candidates have to mark the OMR Sheet with the ball pen.

Number of Questions

NEET 2017 will consist 180 questions having three sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Physics and Chemistry section will consist of 45 questions while Biology will consist of 90 Questions.

Subject Wise Distribution of Questions

S.No. Subject No. of Questions
1 Physics 45
2 Chemistry 45
3 Botany 45
4 Zoology 45

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Language of Paper

CBSE conducted NEET Exam in total 10 languages: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, and Kannada. Candidates have to choose the paper language while filling the application form. Candidates can choose any of the Given languages for the NEET.

S.No. Language
1 English
2 Hindi
3 Telugu
4 Tamil
5 Oriya
6 Kannada
7 Marathi
8 Bangali
9 Gujarati
10 Assamese

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Marking Scheme

All questions will carry equal marks that are 4 marks. Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

S.No. Description Marks
1 For Each Correct Answer +4
2 For Each Incorrect Answer -1
3 Unmarked Question 0 (No Marks)

Qualifying marks For NEET

To Qualify the NEET 2017 candidates belonging to General Category have to score the 50 percentile and for SC/STOBC candidates have to score 40 percentile. The Physically Handicapped candidates have to score 45 percentile.

S.No. Category Percentile
1 General 50 Percentile
2 SC/ST/OBC 40 Percentile
3 Physically Challanged 45 Percentile

Overview of NEET 2017 Exam Pattern

S.No. Description Synopsis
1 Exam Mode Offline (Pen & Paper)
2 Exam Date 7th May 2017
3 Number of Questions 180
4 Type of Questions MCQs
5 Marking Schemes +4 for each correct answer and -1 for each incorrect answer
6 Exam Language English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya and Kannada

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