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Published on: Fri Jan 05 2024Updated on: Sat Jan 06 2024

Like the previous year, NEET 2024 exam will also be conducted in 13 languages in pen-paper mode. Candidates can download previous years’ NEET Question Papers to get a better idea about the paper pattern and the weightage of important topics. Check NEET Cut off

NEET Exam Pattern 2024 Highlights

Frequency of NEET ExamOnce in a Year
Total Number of Questions in NEET200 Questions
Total Marks720 Marks
No. of questions in each sectionPhysics: Section A – 35, Section B – 15Chemistry: Section A – 35, Section B – 15Zoology: Section A – 35, Section B – 15Botany: Section A – 35, Section B – 15
Total Sections2 i.e. A and B
Internal Choice in NEET Question PaperYes; In section attempt only 10 questions out of 15
Marking Scheme+ 4 for correct answer, -1 for incorrect answer
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Exam ModeOffline (Pen and Paper Test)
Duration3 hours 20 minutes
Language options in NEET13 languages: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

NEET 2024 will be conducted in offline mode i.e. pen-paper based mode only. Students will have to mark their responses on an OMR sheet. 

NEET 2024 Exam Pattern
  • Total Sections in NEET 2024 – The question paper will be divided into 4 sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
  • Mode of Examination – NEET is an offline exam, i.e. it is conducted in pen paper mode at the test centers.
  • Type of Questions – NEET question paper has MCQ type questions only. No descriptive-type questions are there in NEET exam.
  • Total Time Duration – As per the latest NEET exam pattern 2024, the exam duration has been increased from 3 hours to 3 hours & 20 minutes. For PwD candidates, the exam duration is 265 minutes.
  • Negative Marking – As per NEET exam marking pattern, 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
  • Marks for Correct Answer – For each correct answer, 4 marks are awarded​​.
  • Total Number of Questions – Each subject comprises 50 questions out of which 45 have to be attempted.
  • NEET Total Marks: NEET 2024 exam will be for a total of 720 marks.

NEET Physics Exam Pattern

NEET Physics paper is divided into two sections- A and B. Section A will consist of 35 Questions and Section B will have 15 questions. Out of 15 Questions in section B, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 Questions. So, the total number of questions and utilization of time will remain the same.

SubjectSectionNumber of QuestionsMarksType of Question
NEET Physics Exam PatternA35140MCQ

NEET Chemistry Exam Pattern

NEET Chemistry comprises two sections- A and B carrying 35 and 15 questions respectively. Only MCQ type questions are asked in the paper. Internal choice is provided in section B of paper, so only 10 questions have to be attempted out of the 15.

SubjectSectionNumber of QuestionsMarksType of Question
NEET Chemistry Exam PatternA35140MCQ

NEET Biology Exam Pattern

Biology is divided into Zoology and Botany. Further, the two subjects will be divided into Sections A and B.  A total of 100 questions will be asked in this section out of which only 10 have to be attempted. 

SubjectSectionNumber of QuestionsMarksType of Question
NEET Biology Exam Pattern – ZoologyA35140MCQ

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NEET Marking Scheme

NEET Marking Scheme 2024

As per NEET marking scheme 2024, one correct answer fetches you 4 marks and one incorrect answer will cost you1 mark. 

  • It is not mandatory to attempt all questions. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions. 
  • Once you mark an answer, it is not possible to change it.
  • Multiple answers will be considered incorrect responses and will be marked negatively.
ParticularsMarks Allotted
Correct Answer+4
Incorrect answer-1
No answer/ Multiple answers0


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