NEET Exam Pattern 2023: Marking Scheme, Number of Questions, Exam Duration, Type of Question

NEET Exam Pattern 2023 Details: NEET medical entrance exam also known as the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). This national-level medical exam is conducted by the NTA agency for admission to MBBS, AYUSH, Veterinary, and Nursing courses. This NEET exam is a gateway for all medical applicants to get admission to the top medical colleges in India. Applicants seeking admission in AYUSH, BDS, or Nursing courses will also have to appear for the exam.

National Testing Agency, NTA (Exam Conducting Authority) conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) every year. According to the official schedule, NEET 2023 medical exam has been scheduled on 7th May 2023.

The NTA exam conducting authority specifies the detailed NEET exam pattern in the information brochure released at neet.nta.nic.in. All important information regarding the NEET exam pattern 2023 including the number of questions, duration, and mode of the exam are discussed in detail in this article.

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NEET Exam Pattern 2023 Overview

Examination NameNEET Exam 2023
Organized ByNTA
Exam ModePen Paper Mode
Total Question200 (Need to Answer 180)
Total Marks720
Marks for Each Correct Answer+4
Marks for Each Wrong Answer-1 for Each Wrong Question
Marks for Each Unattempt Question0
Exam Duration3 Hour 20 Minutes
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu
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The exam pattern of NEET (UG) 2023 consists of four subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology. There will be two sections in NEET Exam for each subject. Section A of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will have 35 questions and Section B will have 15 questions, out of these 15 questions, applicants of NEET can choose to attempt any 10 questions. Hence, the total number of questions and the time usage will remain the same.

NEET Exam Pattern 2023 Highlights

The exam pattern of NEET (UG) 2023 for admission to the session 2023-24 is as follows:

S. No.SubjectsSectionsNumber of QuestionsTypes of Questions
1PhysicsSection A
Section B
35 Questions
15 questions
140 Marks
40 Marks
2ChemistrySection A
Section B
35 Questions
15 questions
140 Marks
40 Marks
3BotanySection A
Section B
35 Questions
15 questions
140 Marks
40 Marks
4ZoologySection A
Section B
35 Questions
15 questions
140 Marks
40 Marks
Total180 Question720 Marks

NEET Exam Pattern 2023: Mode of Exam

NEET (UG) Examination 2023 is a pen and paper-based test, to be answered on specially designed machine gradable OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) sheets using ballpoint pens provided at the Centre. Further, tampering with OMR at any stage will lead to debarment from candidature for 03 years.

NEET 2023 Exam Pattern: Duration

The NEET Exam Duration will be Three (03) hours and 20 minutes. Compensatory time in the NEET Exam of one hour five minutes will be allowed for the examination of three hours twenty minutes (03:20 hours) duration for the PwBD category candidates [having physical limitation in writing] whether such applicant uses the facility of a scribe or not.

NEET Exam Pattern 2023: Language

Drawing from the National National Education Policy (NEP), NEET (Undergraduate) entrance test 2023 is being conducted in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

Regional languages available for NEET Exam 2023

Question Paper MediumExamination Centres
EnglishAll Examination Centres
English, Hindi, UrduAll Examination Centre in India
English Hindi, Assamese; UrduExamination Centre in Assam
English Hindi, Bangali; UrduExamination centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
English Hindi, Gujarati; UrduExamination Centre in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
English Hindi, Kannada; UrduExamination Centres in Karnataka
English Hindi, Malayalam; UrduExamination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
English Hindi, Marathi; UrduExamination Centres in Maharashtra
English Hindi, Odia; UrduExamination Centre in Odisha
English Hindi, Punjabi; UrduExamination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh, and Delhi/New
Delhi (including Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Meerut,
Noida/Greater Noida)
English Hindi, Tamil; UrduExamination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
English Hindi, Telugu; UrduExamination Centre in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands

How many questions are there in NEET Exam in total?

There are a total of 200 questions in the NEET Examination out of which students have to attempt 180 questions.

NEET UG 2023 Information Bulletin

What is the duration of the NEET Exam 2023?

NEET Exam conducted by NTA in Pen Paper Mode. Students will get a total of 3 hours and 20 minutes to complete the NEET Question Paper.

We hope that after reading this article you must have got detailed information about NEET Exam Pattern 2023. If you want to ask any queries regarding the NEET PG 2023 Exam Pattern then message us in the comment section, and we will reply to you soon.

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