NEET - UG Exam Pattern and Syllabus

NEET – UG Exam Pattern and Syllabus

NEET 2020 – UG Exam Pattern and Syllabus

NEET – UG Exam Pattern and Syllabus can help student in planning their preparation for the exam. This article about NEET – UG Exam Pattern and Syllabus is as per the NEET – UG 2019. The NEET – UG (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test – UG) is an all India entrance exam for admissions to MBBS / BDS courses in India is conducting once in a year in May or June. From 2019 National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts NEET – UG.

Read our post NEET – UG: Exam Details, Eligibility, etc. for details about NEET – UG.

NEET – UG Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

NEET – UG 2019 will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper test). Candidate has to answer on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen provided at examination centre only.

Types of Questions

The NEET 2020 – UG is one exam consists of questions from subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology). The question paper will comprise of objective type only.


The duration of the exam would be three (3) hours. Timing of examination is from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  

Medium of Question Papers

The medium of Question Paper shall be in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. It must be chosen at the time of filling application form and cannot be changed later.

Number of Questions and Marking Scheme

The NEET 2020 – UG test consists of 180 multiple choice questions with one correct answer. Candidate has to select correct answer from the options.

The questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology). There will be 180 questions in NEET exam with 45 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

For every correct answer, candidate will get four (+4) marks and for every wrong answer one (-1) mark is deducted. If the question is not attempted (no response questions) no deduction of marks (zero marks).

The details are as shown below:

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Biology 90 360
Total 180 720

NEET – UG Syllabus

Core Syllabus for NEET – UG are as follows

Physics Syllabus

1. Physical world and measurement

2. Kinematics

3. Laws of Motion

4. Work, Energy and Power

5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

6. Gravitation

7. Properties of Bulk Matter

8. Thermodynamics

9. Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

10. Oscillations and Waves

11. Electrostatics

12. Current Electricity

13. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

14. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

15. Electromagnetic Waves

16. Optics

17. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

18. Atoms and Nuclei

19. Electronic Devices

Chemistry Syllabus

1. Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

2. Structure of Atom

3. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

5. States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

6. Thermodynamics

7. Equilibrium

8. Redox Reactions

9. Hydrogen

10. s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

11. Some p-Block Elements

12. Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques

13. Hydrocarbons

14. Environmental Chemistry

15. Solid State

16. Solutions

17. Electrochemistry

18. Chemical Kinetics

19. Surface Chemistry

20. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

21. p- Block Elements

22. d and f Block Elements

23. Coordination Compounds

24. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

25. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

26. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

27. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

28. Biomolecules

29. Polymers

30. Chemistry in Everyday Life

Biology Syllabus

1. Diversity in Living World

2. Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants

3. Cell Structure and Function

4. Plant Physiology

5. Human physiology

6. Reproduction

7. Genetics and Evolution

8. Biology and Human Welfare

9. Biotechnology and Its Applications

10. Ecology and environment


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