Targeting NEET 2024? Every aspiring medical student must have braced themselves up and been involved in the preparation for the most difficult medical exam. Every year about 12 lacs candidates give the NEET exam and around 50-75,000 candidates get shortlisted for counseling from this number only 30,000 candidates get into government colleges. You have to work to get into the first 3-5% of shortlisted candidates. Always think positively and don’t be afraid of the competition. though preparing for the NEET exam is not easy with the right guidance and a little nudge in the right direction, you achieve this feat.
THINGS TO BE KEPT IN THE MIND WHILE PREPARING FOR NEET
- NEET EXAM PATTERN
To make an efficient NEET 2024 study plan, let’s first understand the exam pattern for the NEET 2024 exam. The exam pattern is expected to be the same as the previous years’ exam pattern which is as follows:
|Mode Of Exam
|Offline Mode (Pen and Paper-based)
|Duration of the Exam
|3 hours 20 minutes
|Physics, Chemistry, Biology(Botany and Zoology)
|Total No. of Questions
|180(45 of each subject)
|Multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
|720 (180 marks for each section)
|4 marks are awarded for each correct answer
-1 deducted for each wrong answer
|Language of Exam
|English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odisha, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
HAS THE EXAM PATTERN CHANGED FOR NEET 2024?
All the students must have to stay updated about important changes in the NEET 2024 examination. As per the NEET 2024 exam pattern, it will consist of a total of 200 MCQs out of which candidates will have to answer 180 questions. The exam will be a total of 720 marks and each subject will be divided into two Sections: A & B.
Section A will have 35 MCQs whereas the other one will have 15 MCQs. Candidates will have to answer 10 questions from Section B.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR NEET 2024
- A candidate must be an Indian National, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Non-Resident Indian (NRI), Persons with Indian Origin (PIO), or Foreign Nationals to sit in the NEET UG 2024 examination.
- He/ she must be 17 or above by the time of admission or before 31st December of the year they join the MBBS course.
- Those who are attempting the Class XII examination in 2024 can provisionally take the NEET 2024 entrance test.
- Candidates need to pass in Physics, Biology, and Chemistry with a minimum aggregate of 50%.
SECTION WISE NUMBER OF QUESTION
- Biology (Botany and Zoology)-90
NEET EXAM DURATION
There is no change in the duration of the NEET 2024 examination. Candidates will have a total of 3 hours 20 minutes to perform in the NEET examination. In offline mode, the NEET UG exam will be held from 2.00 P.M. to 5.20 P.M.
*Please note that no candidate will be allowed to sit in the NEET examination in case of late arrival at the exam center. Candidates must reach the NEET exam center 45 minutes before and the exam booklet is distributed 15 minutes before the exam commencement time.
WHO WILL CONDUCT THE NEET 2024 EXAMINATION, NTA OR NMC?
The NMC is supposed to handle the NEET counseling from 2024. On the other hand, the NTA is actually responsible for conducting the NEET 2024 exam.
Please note that this doesn’t mean that the NMC has no authority to make any changes. The NMC still has the authority to change admission rules, NEET eligibility criteria, and certain other NEET exam-related aspects as well.
HOW TO CREATE THE BEST NEET STUDY PLAN?
Every individual has different needs so, no one plan can be proven useful for every student’s needs. An ideal study plan for you is one that satisfies your study requirements. All the students might be in different stages of preparation as of now – some students might have been preparing for the NEET exam for quite some time now and some might just be starting, some might have prepared well for their 11th exam but some not so much. Everyone’s strengths and weaknesses are different so here are some strategic tips to keep in mind to prepare a strong study framework that is most suited to you.
Assess Your Current Level
Firstly, evaluate where you stand in your preparations meaning how much syllabus have you covered and how much is left. Assess your priority and plan your strategy accordingly. If you haven’t covered your previous syllabus then you have to plan a schedule that keeps you gets you in speed with the previous and the current syllabus. If time is a constraint, then focus on the important topics.
Break Down the NEET Syllabus
Divide the chapters in your syllabus spread them in easy bits throughout your timetable and cover them accordingly. Make sure to not overestimate your potential. Make a schedule division you can follow completely and there are no discrepancies.