Updated: March 13, 2021 10:35:58 am
The Ministry of Education’s National Testing Agency (NTA) Friday announced that the admission to the undergraduate medical entrance exam (NEET 2021) will be held on August 1. NEET will be conducted in 11 languages, including Hindi and English, through pen and paper mode, NTA notification stated.
The notification includes the details of syllabus, eligibility criteria for age, reservation, categorisation of seats, examination fee, cities of examination. The candidates can check the official website- ntaneet.nic.in for details.
NEET UG paper pattern
The NEET is a three-hour long exam which includes three sections – physics, chemistry and biology.
Preparation syllabus includes the whole of Class 11 and 12 standard NCERT textbooks in the respective subjects. Every correct answer would fetch you plus four marks and every incorrect answer results in a negative mark. Questions that are not attempted do not have any penalty marks. So, choose your battles wisely, if you do not know a question for sure, do not mark it.
Syllabus of NEET UG 2021
Physics- Gravitation, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Kinetic theory and perfect gas, System of particles, rigid body, Oscillations, waves, Work, Power and Energy, Bulk matter and its properties, Measurement, SI units, Heat, Temperature, Thermodynamics and its laws, Nuclei and Atoms, Electricity- Static and Current, Properties of matter, dual nature and radiation, Ray optics and optical instruments, Light- Reflection, Refraction, and laws, Magnetism and magnetic effects, Electrostatics.
Chemistry- Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Equilibrium, Environmental Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Properties of Matter- Gases and Liquids, s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals), p- block elements, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox reactions, Haloalkenes and Haloarenes, Surface Chemistry, Solid state, Solutions.
Biology- Diversity in Living world, Structural organisation in animals and plants, Cell structure and function, Plant physiology, Human physiology, Reproduction, Genetics and evolution, Biology and Human welfare, Biotechnology and its applications, Ecology and environment.
Since last year, admission to MBBS courses in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) are being held through NEET. Moreover, five extra seats are reserved for children of Kashmiri migrants as well as Kashmiri pandits or Hindu families in college admissions.
Students will get relaxation in cut-off up to 10 per cent as well as the number of seats will be increased up to 5 per cent in each course for them.
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