NEET UG 2023 Exam pattern released by the National Testing Agency is crucial information for NEET UG aspirants. Candidates must go through the exam pattern during their preparations to get acquainted with the marking scheme of all the subjects and topics, weightage, and so on.
The NEET exam pattern 2023 released by the NTA has all the important details regarding the language, types of questions, weight, marks, duration, etc.
NEET 2023 was conducted on July 17th, 2023 and all the crucial details regarding the exam pattern and NEET 2023 Question Paper are mentioned below.
|NEET 2023 Exam Pattern Highlights|
|Exam Mode||Offline, Pen and Paper mode An OMR sheet will be provided for NEET 2023 Candidates.|
|Exam Date||May 7th, 2023|
|Exam Duration||200 minutes (3 hours 20 minutes)|
|Subjects||Physics, Chemistry, Biology: Botany & Zoology|
|Question Types||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Total no of Questions||Total 200 questions out of which only 180 need to be answered
(i.e 20 questions are optional; 5 from each subject)
|Total no of Marks||720 marks|
|Section Wise weightage||Physics: Section A (140 marks), Section B (40 marks)
Chemistry: Section A (140 marks), Section B (40 marks)
Botany: Section A (140 marks), Section B (40 marks)
Zoology: Section A (140 marks), Section B (40 marks)
|Marking Scheme||4 marks awarded for every correct answer
1 mark deducted for every wrong answer
|Languages/Medium||Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu|
Here is a brief summary of the analysis of NEET 2023 question paper:
|NEET 2023 Question Paper Analysis|
|Overall difficulty level||The overall difficulty level was Moderate|
|Subject-wise difficulty level||Physics: Difficult
|Most difficult section||Physics|
|Easiest section||Botany & Zoology|
|Time consumed||Lengthy Paper|
|Subject-wise maximum weightage topics||Physics: Energy, Gravitation, Magnetism & Magnetic Effects of Electric Current, Motion, Optics, Power, Properties of fluid Current Electricity, Semiconductor Electronics, and Work.
Chemistry: Aldehydes, Carboxylic acids, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Electrochemistry, Equilibrium, Hydrocarbons, Hydrogen, Ketones, Organic Chemistry, Structure of Atom, and p- Block Elements.
Botany: Anatomy of Flowering Plants, Molecular basis of inheritance, Morphology of Flowering Plants, and Photosynthesis.
Zoology: Biotechnology, Diversity, Human Physiology, and Reproduction,
|No of expected good attempts||Above 170|
The distribution of Marks for NEET 2023 is as follows:
Keep the following pointers in mind whilst filling the NEET 2023 OMR sheet:
Candidates can opt for any one of the 13 languages mentioned below as the medium for NEET 2023 :
English, Hindi, and Urdu are available all across India in all the exam centres. Other languages are available in their respective states.
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