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NEET UG Exam Pattern and Negative Marking

What is the NEET UG Exam Pattern and Negative marking  is there. IF Yes, How is  the Negative Marking Calculated ?

Pattern of the NEET UG Entrance Examination
The NEET UG Entrance Examination by CBSE shall consist of one paper containing 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only. See CBSE NEET UG Notification
The duration of paper would be 03 hours.

Language of the Question Papers:

All candidates can opt for Question Paper either in English or in Hindi.

Candidates seeking admission under 15% All India quota seats and in AFMC should appear in the examination either in English or Hindi only.

Candidates who have passed/appearing their class XII or equivalent qualifying examination from the State Boards of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and seeking admission in the institutions located in the State concerned under State Quota seats only can opt for Question Paper in their respective Regional Language i.e. Telugu, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Bengali.

Candidates seeking admission under State Quota seats of more than one State should appear in the examination either in English or Hindi only.

Candidates opting for Question Paper in Regional languages should choose Centre Cities within the geographical limit of the State concerned

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Scoring And Negative Marking
(a) Each item carries 4 marks. For each correct response the candidate will get 4 marks. For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is indicated for an item in the answer sheet. The candidates are advised not to attempt such item in answer sheet, if they are not sure of the correct response. More than one answer indicated a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked.

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50 Responses to “NEET UG Exam Pattern and Negative Marking”

  1. Ashish says:

    i doing my 12th from Delhi, but domicile of Rajasthan. pl guide what should i fill in the NEET form in column : state to which belong

  2. uttam kumar says:


  3. ramya krishnan b k says:

    please give me the list of colleges which comes under NEET 2013??????????????

  4. sushmita says:

    Hi ashish, depends upon the state from where you have appeared for your 12th exam, if from Delhi then you should fill Delhi and if from Rajasthan then fill Rajasthan.

    Good Luck !

  5. Pradeep says:

    please give me the list of colleges which comes under NEET 2013?

  6. RAKSHA SHARMA says:


  7. priyanka yadav says:

    dear sir
    my age not complit till 31.12.2013 on date my age have 16year and 8 month
    than please tell me can i apear in exame on 05.05.13

  8. sushmita says:

    @priyanka yadav
    Hi priyanka, you are not eligible for this year, you can appear for 2014 exam. If you want to take a try, then you can sit just to get the feel of that.
    All the best!

  9. sushmita says:

    I would suggest you to contact neet office.

  10. antriksh says:

    sir give me list collage under neet exam

  11. Mridul says:

    Hi Sushmita…I am currently in class 11th and want to appear in NEET 2013 to get the feel before i give it in 2014 for admission purpose…What negative impact can this have for my records?

  12. sushmita says:

    Hi mridul, as per your age criteria, you are not eligible to sit for NEET 2013 exam, you can sit for next year exam only, so don’t take chance now.

  13. priya says:

    my age is 17 now i apply the exam

  14. sushmita says:

    Yes, you can apply for the exam.

  15. hii.. my cousin wants to appear for NEET exam..but her age would be 16 years and 11.5 months….. she’ll get 17 on 6th january…. can she appear for NEET exam or she’ll have to wait for next year?

  16. sushmita says:

    @Arsh Sandhu
    ya she can apply…. but she should have completed 17 years when apply for admission in any medical colleges…

  17. anonymous says:

    hi..Actually i am an Nri nd i have completed my 10+2 abroad. Am i eligible??? i reside in Andhra Pradesh… So wat should i opt for in seat quota?

  18. sushmita says:

    Please approach NEET Office. Good Luck!

  19. priti says:

    we are from u.p. my dughter completed 12th from cbse,gujarat.should she got preference in gujarat and u.p.

  20. Mahendra.m.s says:

    how to get mbbs seat in karnataka i am kannada medium student but i confident to get 80% in second puc state syllabus

  21. Mahendra.m.s says:

    i apply neet exam and get kcet also i have income certificate,rural background,kannada medium certificate please help me

  22. sushmita says:

    Yes, she will get preference in Gujarat and u.p also.

  23. raj mohan says:

    is there any extra late fee after jan 31st.is there any choice for me to apply for neet.please reply me with right information.

  24. mahesh says:

    when neet is going to be conducted in ap then is there any necessary to write emcet for mbbs

  25. naina jha says:

    is there will be any separate exam to get admission in aiims or cmc

  26. naina jha says:

    i am in class 11th , what should i do to be prepared for neet

  27. sushmita says:

    @naina jha
    Yes, AIIMS and CMC will conduct their own entrance exam.

  28. sushmita says:

    Yes, Eamcet medical exam will also be held for MBBS admission.

  29. shubham tripathi says:

    please give me the information about seats how many seats to genral

  30. sangamithra v says:

    whether there will be negative marks?

  31. Harsh Ranawat says:

    I have just appeared for the ICSE 2013 board exam. I am aspiring to pursue Medical studies hereafter. Can anyone here suggest a preference : taking IB and going abroad for studies ; or ; applying for the conventional course of M.B.B.S and then M.S ?
    Also , if colleges have their own entrance tests , what is the purpose of the NEET ( supposed to be an all – India exam ) ?

  32. sanjyoti says:

    how many marks are required for getting entry in medical side and is cet available for medical entrance

  33. sanjyoti says:

    when will be MBBS exam held in CET ?

  34. sanjyoti says:

    shubham tripathi :
    please give me the information about seats how many seats to genral

  35. akshay says:

    please give me the list of colleges which comes under NEET 2013????????

  36. rizwanullah says:

    suggest the names of important materials for neet,aiims.

  37. Mehul says:

    With neet results can i get the admission in good colleges in any of the state?

  38. Mehul says:

    How much should i score in neet to get admission in good colleges?

  39. Sudhan says:

    I am a 2puc student of batch 2010-11 aged 19 as of now.i’ve failed in 2011 and if i pass in 2013 supplementary exam (State syllabus) .

    (1)can I appear for 2014 NEET and claim a seat under state quota for Engineering?

    (2) What is 50th percentile ?

    (3)What would be the age of students in 1st year Engineering . By the time i get into Engineering i’ll be 21 years old . Is it too late to start Engineering for me. will i find students of my age too..?
    plz answer to my concern….If possible plz mail me the ur answer…..
    Thank you

  40. deepa says:

    i have failed in 2nd pu exam please can i write neetUG exam

  41. Shital says:

    I am very confussed abt that wheather we can apply for the colleges under assocet exam through neet based marks in our medical aplication form .

  42. sanoop says:

    i am from kerala. am goint to write 2014 neet exam…how many should i score for mbbs admission in kerala medical colleges. will i get seats in merit ..with neet ranks under 10000 in any where india

  43. ravi says:

    how does the percentyle decided

  44. eesha says:

    I doing 12th from Assam so shall I get any Assam state quota in medical entrance and AIEEE exams..?

  45. surbhi says:

    I am currently 16 years old and will be 17 years old on 09-02-2014, am i eligible to sit in neet ug 2014..?

  46. kishor p says:

    is there any importance to english subject for jee and neet ug?

  47. raguesh says:

    sir can u pleas tell what are the marks alloted for the chapters for neet in different subjects?

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