NEET is one of the most competitive exams and a getaway to prestigious medical colleges in the country. Aspirants aiming to pursue medicine as a career are aware of the how important it is to crack the NEET exam with a good rank.Bagging a good rank increases the chances of securing a seat in one of the prestigious medical colleges in the country.
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There are many questions asked by students who are preparing for the NEET exam.The questions range from NEET eligibility,the exam pattern to the marking scheme and many more. Let’s look at some frequently asked questions by students.
1. What is the mode of the exam?
NEET is a paper-based exam that is only conducted in the offline mode.
2. What is the number of questions in NEET exam?
There is a total of 180 multiple choice questions, with 45 questions each for Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
3. Is there any negative marking?
Yes, there is negative marking in NEET entrance exam. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer or if a student marks two answers for one question.
4. What languages will the question paper support?
The question paper of NEET-UG will be available in Hindi,English, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Oriya, Tamil, Urdu and Kannada.
5. Is there a minimum qualification for appearing in NEET 2019?
Unreserved Category: Students must have passed the Senior School Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination, equivalent to 10+2 examination after a period of 12 years of study, with last two years comprising of Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology and English.
Reserved Category: For students of reserved category, all the subjects mentioned above are compulsory; however, minimum qualifying marks are 40% instead of 50%.
Physically Handicapped: The minimum marks are 45% for general candidates, whereas 40% for reserved category students. This is as per the Benchmark Disabilities specified under the Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016.
6. There are 15% All India Quota Seats, who all can appear for NEET-UG through this?
Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Indian Nationals, Overseas Citizens of India, and Foreign Nationals are eligible to apply in NEET-UG through the 15% All India Quota Seats.
7. Is there a cap to the number of attempts a student can make?
There is no limit for the amount of attempts in NEET-UG; however, there is an age limit.
8. What is the age limit for appearing in NEET-UG?
A student appearing for NEET-UG must have completed 17 years of age or must complete it before 31st December of the year of their admission to the 1st year of the course. The upper age limit is 25 years for students of general category andis relaxed by 5 years for candidates belonging to ST/SC/OBC category.
9. Is Aadhar Card mandatory for appearing in NEET-UG?
All students appearing for NEET-UG must have an Aadhar Card. However, candidates who are residents of Meghalaya, Assam, and Jammu and Kashmir are exempt from this rule.
NEET remains as one the most important exam for medical aspirants in India. Students who wish to pursue medicine as a career know the importance of this exam how crucial it is to cross this hurdle. Clearing the exam is not enough and bagging a good rank is critical for students who wish to secure a seat in top medical colleges around the country. The FAQs mentioned above will give students some important insights about the NEET exam. We at Aakash Institute are highly committed to providing the best information and resources to help our students achieve their dreams.
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