NEET 2018: Major Update On Exam Syllabus Released, Check Here
NEET 2018 exam date is 6th May 2018. CBSE is conducting National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) – 2018. The board has also confirmed that there is no change in syllabus. Eligible candidates can fill and submit application form of NEET 2018 at cbseneet.nic.in. NEET 2018 is the single national level medical entrance exam for MBBS and BDS admission in academic session 2018-2019. It is compulsory for all colleges and universities approved by MCI/DCI, except AIIMS and JIPMER, to use NEET scores only for the purpose of offering admission. Get here complete details of CBSE NEET UG 2018 such as dates, attempts limit, age limit, application form, syllabus, latest news.
NEET 2018 Exam Date Announced
Admission to undergraduate medical and dental programs will be on basis of CBSE NEET UG 2018. Medical institutions approved by MCI, DCI shall have to consider NEET 2018 for providing admission in MBBS/BDS courses. It will be single stage objective type test. You can submit an online application form to appear in the exam, and participate in counselling with a valid NEET 2018 result score.
NEET 2018: Major Update On Exam Syllabus Released, Check Here
According to the board — the official organizer of the national level medical exam — the Syllabus of National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 will be exactly same as it was for NEET, 2017.
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a major update on the NEET 2018 examinations syllabus. According to the board — the official organisor of the national level medical exam — the Syllabus of National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 will be exactly same as it was for NEET, 2017. It also said there is no change in the syllabus for NEET(UG), 2018.
“The Syllabus of NEET(UG), 2018 will be exactly same as it was for NEET(UG), 2017. There is no change in the syllabus for NEET(UG), 2018,” said a notification posted on the official website the of exam.
NEET 2018 Syllabus: Download Here
CBSE has announced NEET 2018 exam date. Apart from that, key dates of result and counselling are also available. Application form dates will be available soon.
|CBSE NEET UG 2018||Dates|
|Application form submission in online mode begins||January 2018|
|Application form submission in online mode ends||March 2018|
|Final dates for submitting the application fee||March 2018|
|Admit Card issue date||April 2018|
|Date of exam||06 May 2018|
|Result declaration date||1st week of June 2018|
|First round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI||12 Jun 2018 – 24 Jun 2018|
|Last date of joining after first round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI||03 Jul 2018|
|First round of state counselling||25 Jun 2018 – 05 Jul 2018|
|Last date of joining after first round of state counselling||12 Jul 2018|
|Second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI||06 Jul 2018 – 12 Jul 2018|
|Last date of joining after second round of counselling for AIQ, Deemed, CI||22 Jul 2018|
|Second round of state counselling||15 Jul 2018 – 26 Jul 2018|
|Last date of joining after second round of state counselling||03 Aug 2018|
|Mop up round of counselling for state||04 Aug 2018 – 08 Aug 2018|
|Last date of joining after mop up round in state||12 Aug 2018|
|Forwarding list of students in orer of merit, equalling to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority for state||13 Aug 2018|
|Mop up round of counselling for Deemed, CI||12 Aug 2018 – 22 Aug 2018|
|Last date of joining after mop up round in deemed, CI||26 Aug 2018|
|Forwarding list of students in orer of merit, equalling to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority for deemed, CI||27 Aug 2018|
|Last date of joining in state||18 Aug 2018|
|Last date of joining in deemed, CI||31 Aug 2018|
NEET Exam Pattern 2018 – Subjects, Number of questions, Marks
NEET Exam Pattern 2018 refers to structure and composition of exam. Students can know here about exam pattern of NEET 2018, which is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. CBSE informs about NEET Exam Pattern through information brochure and therein it also highlights exam syllabus for NEET 2018. To prepare for NEET medical entrance exam 2018, students can refer to both exam pattern and syllabus. Questions are asked on topics taught in class 11th and 12th in Physics, Chemistry, Biology in NEET UG 2018. Go through complete details given here for NEET 2018 Exam Pattern including distribution of questions, marking scheme.
- Name of exam: NEET UG 2018,
- Mode: Pen and paper-based test,
- Total number of questions: 180,
- Maximum marks: 720.
Exam Pattern of NEET 2018
The CBSE NEET 2018 will have a paper with 180 objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology)to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen provided by CBSE at examination centre only. The duration of the test will be of 3 hours.
|Name of subject||Number of questions||Maximum marks|
In all the past year’s exams, students have seldom complained about time being less for the exam. 3 Hours is enough to attempt all questions in NEET exam.
Significant Points for NEET Exam Pattern 2018
Type of questions: All questions in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will be MCQ type. In other words, the question will be followed by four options. Out of four options, one is correct. Candidate must mark the most appropriate answer in OMR sheet.
Question paper language: CBSE will publish question papers in English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada. In the application form of NEET 2018 candidate is required to mark option for language. If you have selected English, then you will get question booklet with questions only in English. If you opt Hindi, then your question booklet will be bilingual. Candidates opting for vernacular languages would be provided Bilingual Test Booklet i.e. in selected language and in English
Mode of exam: Pen and paper based test. NEET is looked forward to be a pen and paper based test. Students who appear for exam will get hard copies of question booklets. They will mark answers in Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheets.
Questions distribution: 180 Questions are equally distributed among Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology. Botany and Zoology are parts of Biology. So there are 45 questions each in Physics and Chemistry papers. In Biology question paper there are 90 questions.
Question paper sets: To avoid cases of cheating and malpractice, CBSE issues 4 sets of question paper sets. All question paper sets have the same questions in different order. For instance, the question number 1 in Set A may correspond to question number 10 in Set B.
Negative marking: There is negative marking in NEET exam. If candidate marks an incorrect answer, 1 mark is deducted for that. In other words, -1 is negative marking in NEET 2018.
NEET UG 2018 Marking scheme
|Marks for correct answer||+4|
|Marks for incorrect answer||-1|
Qualifying Marks Required To Be Eligible For MBBS / BDS Admission Through NEET
To be eligible for MBBS and BDS admisison on basis of NEET 2018, a student must obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET exam. If candidate belongs to SC / ST / OBC category then minimum marks at 45th percentile is qualifying cut off. For someone with locomotory disability of lower limbs, 45th percentile is cut off. CBSE will determine percentile on basis of NEET all India level medical / dental entrance exam highest marks.
Syllabus for NEET Exam 2018
All topics in NEET exam syllabus belong to topics taught in class 11th and 12th by recognized boards. 29 Topics are from class XI, and 30 from class 12th.
Role of NEET Exam Pattern in NEET 2018 Preparation
Knowing exam pattern of NEET 2018 is essential for preparation. Reason for this is as follows.
- First of all you understand distribution of questions. One of the things you now know is that Physics, Chemistry, Biology all are important.
- Next you understand how much time you need to give to each subject. This applies to preparation as well as in exam. It is suggested that you spend time equally in all subjects during exam. That way you will not miss out on any section.
- NEET Exam Pattern 2018 points out marking scheme. This helps understanding that by answering question correctly you get 4 marks whereas an incorrect answer deducts 1 mark.
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