NEET Exam Pattern 2020 is available here. The National Testing Agency is now the conducting body for NEET 2020. It is expected that there will be no changes in the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the Medical Examination. It is expected that the exam will be held in Feb 2020 and the candidates who are willing to take part in the examination can check this NEET 2020 Exam Pattern. The Exam Pattern plays a very important role in the preparation of the examination for the candidates. The Application Forms will be available from October 2019. The Examination Pattern includes the mode of the examination, time duration, number of questions, marks etc. Read the article further to know more about the NEET MBBS Exam Pattern.

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Highlights of NEET Exam Pattern 2020

  • The NEET Exam 2020 Application Form will be available from November 2020.
  • The Exam will be held from May 2020.
  • The NEET Exam will be conducted offline comprising of 180 Questions.
  • The Exam Paper is divided into Physics/Chemistry and Biology. It includes the syllabus of Class XI and XII.

NEET 2020 Exam Dates

EventsDates Scheduled
Starting Date of the Application FormOctober 2020
Exam Dates1st or 2nd Week of May 2020

The Official Dates of the NEET 2020 Exam are not yet announced officially. The Exam Dates will be made available online on the official dates. As per the above-mentioned dates, candidates can start their preparation accordingly.

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What does NEET Exam Pattern 2020 comprise of?

The NEET 2020 Exam Pattern comprises the following factors-

  1. Mode of the Examination
  2. The shift of the Examination
  3. Medium of Language
  4. Total Time Duration of the Examination
  5. Marking Scheme/Distribution
  6. Question Format
  7. Types of Sections
  8. Syllabus of the Examination
  9. Aggregate Score Calculation
  10. Total Number of Questions
  11. Total Number of Marks
  12. Cut-Off Marks

NEET Exam constitutes the following factors. The Exam Pattern as said before plays a vital role in planning the preparation schedule for the examination.

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NEET Question Paper Format 2020

Mode of the Examination

The NEET Examination is conducted offline which is pen-paper based. Last year, as well the exam was conducted offline. The Exam will be held on Feb 2020.

Number of Shifts

The Exam conducts only one shift (Afternoon Session). Earlier, there were few changes made by the authorities saying that the exam will be conducted offline in multiple numbers of sessions. But later, the exam authority body NEET 2020 decided to conduct the exam on a single day only.

Time Duration of the Exam

The Total Time Duration of the Exam is 3 Hours. Candidates have to reach the Examination Center before the Reporting Time. The candidates are not allowed to leave the examination hall before the completion of 3 hours of the exam.

The medium of the examination

Apart from English and Hindi Language, the Questions will be available in Regional Languages as well. The Exam Paper is available in the following languages-

  1. Hindi
  2. English
  3. Assamese
  4. Bengali
  5. Gujarati
  6. Marathi
  7. Tamil
  8. Telugu
  9. Oriya
  10. Kannada and
  11. Urdu

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The format of the Questions

The Questions are asked in the Multiple Choice Format. That means the questions are objective type based. The question will be available with four options out of which one option will be correct.

Number of Sections

The Exam Paper is divided into three sections- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Total Number of Questions and Question Distribution

The Offline Exam Paper comprises of 180 Questions. The Physics and Chemistry Section comprises of 45 Questions each and the Biology Section comprise of 90 Questions.

Total Number of Marks and Marking Scheme

The Total Marks of NEET 2020 Exam Paper is 720 Marks. For each correct answer 4 marks will be awarded and for every wrong answer, 1 mark is deducted. No marks will be given to the answered questions.

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Marking Distribution of the NEET Exam Pattern 2020

The NEET 2020 Exam Paper includes sections – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The Syllabus of the Exam will be from Class XI and XII. Both Physics and Chemistry Sections include 45 questions each whereas the Biology Section comprises of 90 Questions divided into Botany and Zoology equally.

Sections Number of QuestionsTotal Number of Marks
Physics45 Questions180 Marks
Chemistry45 Questions180 Marks
Zoology45 Questions180 Marks
Botany45 Questions180 Marks
Total180 Questions720 Marks


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How to Calculate Aggregate Scores?

The National Testing Agency follows a certain score calculation for NEET Entrance Examination 2020. The Calculation Process is completely on the basis of the Exam Pattern and the Marking Scheme.

NEET Score = (Correct Answers X 4)- (Incorrect Answers X 1)

NEET Exam Syllabus 2020

The Questions for NEET 2020 will be asked from Class XI and XII of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Physics Syllabus

  • Ray of Optics
  • Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Waves and Sound
  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Properties in Bulk Matter
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work Energy and Power
  • Gravitation
  • Magnetic Effects of Current

Chemistry Syllabus

  • S, D, F, and P- Block Elements
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • States of Matter- Gases and Liquids
  • General Organic Chemistry
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Biology Syllabus

  • Diversity in Living World
  • Structural Organization in Animals and Plants
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Plant Physiology
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

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Books Recommended for NEET 2020

Most of the Experts and Toppers recommend following the NCERT Books. Other than that, some of the recommended books for NEET 2020 are-

Recommended Books for Physics

  1. Concepts of Physics by H.C Verma
  2. Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
  3. Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon

Recommended Books for Chemistry

  1. ABC Chemistry for Class 11th and 12th by Modern
  2. Dinesh Chemistry Guide
  3. Concise JD Chemistry by J.D Lee

Recommended Books for Biology

  1. Biology Vol 1 and 2 by Trueman
  2. Pradeep Guide on Biology
  3. Objective Biology by Dinesh
  4. GRB Bathla Publications for Biology

NEET 2020 Dress Code

NEET 2020 Cutoff

The NEET Cut Off depends on the following factors –

  1. The Number of Candidates
  2. Difficulty Level of the Question
  3. Performance of the candidates in the examination.

Minimum Qualifying Marks of NEET Cut Off 2020

  • The Minimum Eligibility Percentile for General Category Candidates is 50th Percentile.
  • The Required Percentile for General-PH Category is 45th Percentile.
  • The Minimum Required Percentile of SC/ST/OBC Category is 40th Percentile.

Every year, the NTA conducts the NEET 2020 Exam. Candidates who are willing to fill in the application form can check the above details and start preparing in order to get a good rank and marks. The National Testing Agency will soon release the official notification on the official website of NEET.

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