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NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

NEET 2020 exam date has been announced. The exam is going to be conducted on 3rd May 2020. NEET registration is going to begin from 2nd to 31st December 2019. NEET is a pen and paper-based exam for medical aspirants seeking admission in different medical and dental colleges across the country.

More than 10 lakh students appear for NEET every year for nearly 1 lakh seats. That says a lot about the kind of competition that medical aspirants have to go through as they start their NEET preparation. In this post, we are providing you with complete and detailed information regarding the NEET Exam Pattern 2020All NEET 2020 candidates are advised to carefully acquaint themselves with the types of questions asked, marking scheme, etc. of the NEET Exam Pattern 2019..

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode:- NEET 2020 exam will be conducted through offline (pen-paper based) mode.
  • Questions Type: –  Question paper will contain objective type of questions.
  • No of questions: – There will be total 180 questions in the paper
  • Total Marks: – The paper will be total of 720 marks.
  • Duration:- NEET 2020 exam duration is 3 hour.
  • Marking Scheme: – Each correct answer will award 4 marks.
  • Negative Marking:1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

NEET Exam Pattern 2020

Don’t worry, I will provide you with the complete and detailed NEET exam pattern, but first, let’s have a quick overview of NEET 2020:

Exam Name: National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Conducting Body: National Testing Agency (NTA)
Category type:  Undergraduate
Level:  National Level
Courses:  MBBS and BDS
Total Seat: Around 1 lakh (MBBS + BDS)
Course Duration: MBBS: 4½ years with 1 year compulsory rotating internship

BDS: 4 years with 1 year compulsory rotating internship.

Exam Duration 3 hours
 Question Type MCQ
Total Questions: 180
Negative Marking Yes
Examination Date: 3rd May 2019

Distribution of no. of questions & marks for each subject for NEET 2020


No. of Questions








Biology (Botany or zoology)

90 (45 – 45 each)





NEET Exam Pattern 2020 – Language

  1. You can option for Question Paper in either of the following languages such as English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya or Kannada.
  2. The option of medium of question paper will be exercised during the form filling process.
  3. The option once exercised cannot be changed later by the candidate.
  4. If you opted for English will be given the English test booklet only.
  5. If a candidate opted for Hindi will be provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet, i.e., in Hindi and in English.
  6. Candidate opted for vernacular languages will be provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet, i.e., in the selected language and in English.
  7. In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version will be treated as final.

NEET Exam Pattern 2020- NEET Important Dates

The important dates for NEET 2020 are tabulated below:

NEET 2020 Important Dates
Publication of Information Brochure 1st week of Nov 2019
Online registration for NTA NEET 2020 02 Dec 2019
Last date to submit the application form 31 Dec 2019
Application fee last date 1st week of Dec 2019
Corrections in the application form 2nd – 3rd week of Jan 2020
Issue of the Admit Card 27 Mar 2020
Exam date 03 May 2020
Release of Response sheet and question paper May / June 2020
 Answer Key 1st week of May 2020

We hope this information regarding NEET Exam Pattern will help you. For any clarification regarding NEET Exam Pattern or the exam in general, feel free to drop a comment below and we will get back to you

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