NEET 2023 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) exam is a national-level entrance test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in May 2022 for admission to various medical courses offered by the majority of India’s medical colleges/universities. This is the one and only way for medical aspirants to get into a medical college. The NEET examination will be held once a year and the candidates who desire to write the examination need to apply for the examination online. The test will be conducted in pen and paper mode. The exam will be conducted yearly in different exam centres across the country.
The application for NEET 2022 is expected to start by January 2022 on the official website of NTA and the candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be able to apply for the NEET 2022 examination
In the year NEET 2020 16 lakh students registered for the NEET examination. Tight competition makes the NEET more difficult and tough to get through. Early preparation and hard work are the only way for the NEET aspirants to crack the NEET examination at ease.
Here in this blog, we will be providing NEET 2022 syllabus, exam pattern, weightage, study planner, tips, and various other vital information regarding the NEET 2022 examination.
NEET 2022: Scope of NEET 2022
The marks obtained from the NEET exam will be used to provide admissions to different medical seats and medical universities. The admissions will be granted to
- 15% All India Quota seats
- 85% state quota medical seats
- Different Central and deemed universities
- State, management, and NRI quota seats in private colleges
- Central pool quota seats
- Seats in private unaided, aided minority, and non-minority medical colleges.
NEET 2022 Overview
|Exam Date||May 2, 2022|
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen-Paper Mode)|
|Language||English and Regional Languages (Hindi, Oriya, Assamese, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu, Punjabi, and Gujarati)|
|Total Number of Questions||200 Questions (180 Mandatory Questions)|
|Total Marks||720 Marks|
|Marking||+4 Marks for each correct answer|
-1 Mark for each wrong attempt
NEET 2023 Exam Date
Aspirants looking for NEET 2022 exam dates should first review the essential dates of NEET 2022 to see when the application form, admit card, exam date, and so on will be released. NTA will disclose the official schedule for NEET 2022, thus candidates must keep an eye on the official website on a regular basis. However, the expected date to start NEET registration will be around the last week of December.
NEET 2022 Exam Schedule
|Notification for NEET 2022||January 2022|
|The application process for NEET 2022 commence at||January 2022|
|Last date to submit an application||To be announced|
|Release of NEET admit card||To be announced|
|NEET 2022 examination date||May 2, 2022|
NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Around 16 lakhs of candidates attempt the NEET examination yearly and this just demonstrates the high competition level of the NEET examination. The candidates are recommended to start their preparation process earlier because of the high competition level. The class 11 students can also start their preparation if they are confident enough that they can handle the NEET preparation along with the board examination.
NTA, the NEET examination conducting authority has set certain eligibility criteria for the candidates who wish to appear for the NEET 2022 examination. Let’s have a look at the various eligibility criteria of the NEET 2022 examination.
Education Qualification for NEET 2022:
Students who have completed or appeared in 10,+2 or equivalent are eligible to attend the NEET examination
Minimum Age Requirement for NEET 2022
Students who plan to attend the NEET examination must have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2022.
Nationality to Attend NEET 2022
As per the eligibility conditions put forward Indian nationals, NRI’s, Overseas Citizens of India, Pupils with Indian origin, or Foreign Nationals are eligible to attend the NEET 2022 examination.
The students will have to study Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as core subjects from a recognized board to appear for NEET 2022 examination.
Minimum marks required for NEET 2022
The students who wish to attend the NEET 2022 examination must secure a minimum of 50% mark in Physics, Chemistry & Biology combined in 10 +2 examinations, and in the case of candidates who belong to the SC/ST/OBC-NCL category must have scored 40% of Marks.
To read the NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria in detail. Check out the blog given below – NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria – Age, Education & Marks Required
NEET 2022 Application Form
NTA will release the application form for NEET 2022 through their official website as soon as the dates are announced. The application formalities can be completed in five steps and there are certain documents required for applying for the NEET 2022 examination.
Steps to complete the application process for NEET 2022
- Navigate to their official website & click on NEET 2022 registration.
- Fill the application form with the required details
- Upload the images required
- Complete your payment
- Print your completed application form
Documents Required for applying NEET 2022 examination
ID proofs: Identity cards such as aadhar, ration card, bank passbook, passport, and any other government photo id card
Photographs: Scanned images of your passport size photo, postcard photographs, scanned images of thumbnail impression, and Signature
Caste Based Reservation:
Caste-based reservation is very common in India with the aim to support backward citizens of the country. The NEET 2022 examination also provides special consideration for backward class people for their betterment. In the NEET examination, certain communities have a good relaxation for attending the NEET examination. Candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC need to score only 40% marks for their 12th board examination to attend NEET 2022 examination and they even enjoy an upper age limit relaxation of 5 years.
NEET 2022 Exam Pattern
The NTA has announced a change in exam pattern in the year 2021 before starting the application process for NEET 2022. The below table gives you an abstract idea of the NEET 2022 exam pattern.
|Exam Mode||Offline(Pen & Paper)|
|Exam Date||May 2, 2022|
|Total questions||180 Questions|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|Sections||Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany|
|Subject Wise Mark Split up||Physics – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks|
Chemistry – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
Botany – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
Zoology – 35+ 15 Questions = 180 Marks
|Language||English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu, Marathi, and Telugu|
|Marking Scheme||4 marks will be awarded for each right attempt|
1 mark will be deducted for each wrong attempt
No marks will be awarded for unattended questions
|Negative Marking||Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong attempt|
To read the NEET 2022 Exam Pattern in detail. Check out the blog given below – NEET 2022 Exam Pattern Marking Scheme, Total Marks & Distribution
NEET 2022 Syllabus
The syllabus of the NEET examination consists of three science subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology & Botany). Understanding the NEET syllabus is the first & foremost step of NEET preparation and having a thorough knowledge of the syllabus can help you score good marks in the NEET examination. You can check the weightage of each subject segregated topic-wise here
A quick glimpse at NEET 2022 syllabus & Topic wise weightage
|Physics NEET Syllabus (11th)||Physics NEET Syllabus (12th)|
|Physical-world and measurement||Electrostatics|
|Laws of Motion||Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism|
|Work, Energy and Power||Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents|
|Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body||Electromagnetic Waves|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation|
|Thermodynamics||Atoms and Nuclei|
|Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory||Electronic Devices|
|Oscillations and Waves|
|Chemistry NEET Syllabus(11th)||Chemistry NEET Syllabus(12th)|
|Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry||Solid State|
|Structure of Atom||Solutions|
|Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties||Electrochemistry|
|Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure||Chemical Kinetics|
|States of Matter: Gases and Liquids||Surface Chemistry|
|Thermodynamics||General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements|
|Equilibrium||p- Block Elements|
|Redox Reactions||d and f Block Elements|
|s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|Some p-Block Elements||Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers|
|Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|Hydrocarbons||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|Chemistry in Everyday Life|
|Biology NEET Syllabus(Zoology & Botany – class 11th)||Biology NEET Syllabus (Zoology & Botany – class 12th)|
|Diversity in Living World||Reproduction|
|Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants||Genetics and Evolution|
|Cell Structure and Function||Biology and Human Welfare|
|Plant Physiology||Biotechnology and Its Applications|
|Human physiology||Ecology and environment|
NEET 2023 Study Materials
Study materials play a vital role in NEET preparation. Even though the NCERT is the base of NEET preparation other high-quality study materials need to be used along for best results. Some high-quality study materials that can be used for effective NEET preparation are mentioned below
- Concepts of Physics by H.C Verma
- Objective Physics by D.C Pandey
- Fundamental Physics by Pradeep Publications
- Chemistry by R.K Gupta
- Biology by Trueman- Vol 1 and 2
- Biology book by Pradeep Publications
- Objective biology by Dinesh
- Physical Chemistry by O.P Tandon
- Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd
- Basidia Learning – Best App for NEET Preparation
Preparation Tips for NEET 2022
- Having a deep knowledge about the syllabus makes you realise what to learn and what not to. So have a thorough check on the syllabus.
- A well prepared study planner helps you to plan your preparation in advance and this can guide you through all the topics and there won’t be any worries of missing out on any – Check the given timetable below
- Fetch effective study materials.
- Prepare revision notes and conduct regular revisions.
- Concentrate more on weaker sections and invest more time into these sections.
- Collect as much as previous year question papers and work it out on daily basis.
- Attend practice tests after the completion of each topic.
- Always give priority to NCERT and practice time management.
- Have proper sleep
- Get yourself a perfect diet.
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Timetable Preparation for NEET 2022
A timetable is a best and fast way for preparation. It helps you to track your preparation and with a well-drafted timetable, you will be able to make sure that all the portions are covered. Here we like to provide a well prepared effective study planner from our experts exclusively for the students who plan to attend NEET.
The one-year study planner allows you to plan your preparation ahead and make the most out of your time. We care about our students and we assist them in all possible ways. So unlike other study planners, we have even considered your board exams too. Let’s look at some features of Basidia’s study planner. Click the given link to get access to one year timetable for NEET 2022
Features of our one-year study planner/timetable
- The Basidia’s study planner is made on the assumption that the NEET 2022 examination will be held in June – July and your preparation can be started in the month of August.
- The planner is split into weeks to give a good clarity on the topics. Under each chapter we have added a relevant test series which you can access from Basidia’s app. It is highly recommended to attend the test series after completing each topic.
- The timetable is created by taking school schedule also into consideration
- Sufficient time is allotted in the study planner for the preparation of your board exam
It is recommended to download Basidia Learning App to get the maximum out of a one-year study planner for NEET.
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Sometimes hard topics can make you weak and you could feel hectic. But understand this, you have the ability to overcome any obstacles, you have got the power all in you, grab it and use it. Be confident and trust yourself. Wishing you all the success.
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