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NEET FAQ

Updated Tue, 24 Nov 2020 05:04 PM IST

NEET also known as National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is a qualifying exam for medical seats all over India. It is conducted once every year by NTA ( National Testing Agency). This exam is a key to all prestigious national and state level medical institutes offering various medical courses like MBBS, BDS, etc.

For candidates aspiring to be doctors, this exam is the doorway. Medical profession is greatly respected by everyone and everywhere in the society. Although it is not very easy to become a doctor as it is a long process where a candidate has to complete his/her 5 year graduation course along with compulsory internship or practice. Aspirants need to be greatly patient and dedicated to pursue the medical line.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) for NEET Exam 2021

What is NEET and who conducts it?

NEET, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is an all India Medical entrance examination conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) for admissions into various medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, etc.

What are the new changes in NEET 2021

Section 14 of the National Medical Commission Act, 2019 provides for holding of a common and uniform National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to the undergraduate medical courses in all medical institutions including those governed under any other law.
Thus, the admission to MBBS course in AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER and all AIIMS like Institutions will be made through NEET. The eligibility criteria applicable to appear in NEET (UG) shall also be applicable to the candidates desirous to take admission to INIs like AIIMS.

Similarly, the criteria for minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for admission to MBBS course shall also be applicable to INIs. Further, the common counselling for admission to MBBS course in these INIs shall be conducted by the DGHS as per the Time Schedule specified in the MCI’s regulations.

Does the admissions in AIIMS and JIPMER happen through NEET-UG in 2021?

Yes, Admission to MBBS courses in AIIMS and JIPMER will be through NEET-UG in 2021. 

What are the eligibility requirements for NEET Exam?

  • Should be a citizen of India, Non-Resident of India (NRI), Over seas Citizen of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) or Foreign Nationals.
  • Should have passed class 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English.
  • Candidates appearing for class 12th can also apply.
  • The minimum eligibility age is 17 years and there is no maximum limit.

How can one apply for NEET Exam?

Registration for NEET has to be done online, candidates can visit the official website of NTA NEET for the link of application form and other important guidelines.

Is there any application fee for NEET Exam? If yes, what is the mode of payment?

Yes, there is an application fee which varies depending on the category of the candidate:

  • General/OBC- ₹15,00
  • General-EWS/OBC-NCL- ₹14,00
  • SC/ST/PWD- ₹800

How many attempts is a candidate allowed for NEET Exam?

There is no limitation on the number of attempts for NEET Exam. A candidate can appear for the exam as many times as he/she wish.

Is there any way to make a correction in the application form in case of a mistake?

Yes, NTA opens a correction desk for corrections of any kind in application form. It is opened for a short duration therefore candidates need to keep themselves updated.

In what language is the paper for NEET set?

There is a provision for vernacular paper for certain states. The languages in which paper is set include:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Gujarati
  • Marathi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Oriya
  • Kannada
  • Urdu

Is there a provision of negative marking in NEET Exam?

Yes, NEET involves negative marking. For every wrong answer a deduction of 1 mark is made.

What is the paper pattern for NEET Exam?

The paper consists of MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions). It has four sections:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Zoology
  • Botany

Each of these sections is for 180 marks and consists of 45 questions each. The duration of the exam is 3 hours.

Does NEET follow any reservation system?

Yes, there is a reservation system in NEET and it is as follows:

  • General-EWS -10%
  • SC-15%
  • ST- 7.5%
  • OBC-NCL-27%
  • PWD- 5%

What syllabus is prescribed for NEET Exam?

Below is the list of all the topics included in class 11th NEET Physics syllabus.

Class 11 Physics Syllabus for NEET 2020

Physical-world and measurement

Kinematics

Laws of motion

Work, Energy and Power

Motion of systems of particles and rigid body

Gravitation

Properties of bulk matter

Thermodynamics

Behaviour of Perfect gas and Kinetic theory

Oscillations and Waves

 

Below is the list of all the topics included in class 12th NEET Physics syllabus.

 

NEET Physics Syllabus for Class 12

Electro statistics

Current Electricity

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Electromagnetic waves

Optics

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Atoms and Nuclei

Electronic devices

 

Syllabus for NEET- Chemistry 

Below is the list of all the topics included in class 11th NEET  Chemistry syllabus.

Class 11 Syllabus

Unit I: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Unit II: Structure of Atom

Unit III: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Unit IV: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Unit V: States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Unit VI: Thermodynamics

Unit VII: Equilibrium

Unit VIII: Redox Reactions

Unit IX: Hydrogen

Unit X: s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

Unit XI: Some p-Block Elements

Unit XII: Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques

Unit XIII: Hydrocarbons

Unit XIV: Environmental Chemistry

 

Below is the list of all the topics included in class 12th NEET  Chemistry syllabus.

Class 12 Syllabus

Unit I: Solid State

Unit II: Solutions

Unit III: Electrochemistry

Unit IV: Chemical Kinetics

Unit V: Surface Chemistry

Unit VI: General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

Unit VII: p-Block Elements

Unit VIII: d and f Block Elements

Unit IX: Coordination Compounds

Unit X: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

Unit XI: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Unit XII: Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Unit XIII: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Unit XIV: Biomolecules

Unit XV: Polymers

Unit XVI: Chemistry in Everyday Life


 

Syllabus For NEET- Biology 

Below is the list of all the topics included in class 11th NEET Biology syllabus.

 

NEET 2020 Biology Syllabus Class 11 (Botany and Zoology)

Unit I – Diversity in Living World

Unit II – Structural Organization in Plants and Animals

Unit III – Cell Structure and Function

Unit IV – Plant Physiology

Unit V – Human Physiology

 

Below is the list of all the topics included in class 12th NEET Biology syllabus.

NEET 2020 Biology Syllabus Class 12 (Botany and Zoology)

Unit I – Reproduction

Unit II – Genetics and Evolution

Unit III – Biology and Human Welfare

Unit IV – Biotechnology and its Applications

Unit V – Ecology and Environment

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