The Future of NEET in 2020: What Can We Expect?
Aspirations drive all of us. No one can better understand this than a class 12 student who wants to study further. Every year, numerous colleges and universities conduct entrance examinations, giving a chance to the young aspirants to showcase their talents and win over a place in their dream college.
NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is one such prestigious entrance examination that enables the students to pursue a career in the medical profession. Every year lakhs of students appear for the test. So based on the patterns being followed and changes been announced here is what you can expect from NEET 2020.
The Exam Pattern
|Mode of Examination||Offline Mode (Pen and Paper)|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice questions. Students need to select one correct option out of four options for every question.|
|Subjects||Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)|
|Marking Scheme||For every correct answer, 4 marks are given.
For a wrong answer, 1 mark is deducted.
|Exam Date||3 May 2020|
|Result Announcement||4 June 2020|
Increased Competition in NEET 2020
In 2018, 13.26 lakh candidates applied for NEET. In 2019, a total of 15.19 candidates applied for NEET. This year, in 2020, 15.94 lakh candidates have applied for NEET. This surge clearly depicts the increasing popularity of the exam and the increasing competition amongst the students. This means even a single mistake can be a reason for negative deflection in your rank. Hence, if you want to ensure that you get a high rank in NEET 2020, you need to prepare well.
How was NEET 2019?
Our NEET experts have analyzed NEET 2019 very closely so as to provide you the best NEET tips for this year. The Physics Section in NEET 2019, was complex. Our experts inferred that the questions required lengthy calculations. Well, there is no doubt why students dread this section in the exam.
When it comes to Chemistry, it was the easiest. The questions asked in this section were easy and thus students could score well in this section.
Lastly, the biology section involved more conceptual questions. The section was lengthy although the number of questions for all the sections of NEET is the same. One required in-depth knowledge of biology topics to score well in this section.
The above analysis of NEET 2019 concludes that either the paper will be similar or tougher in 2020. Hence, students must ensure that their Physics concepts are strong. They must practice Physics questions regularly to ensure that they can handle anything and everything in the exam.
Biology, just like in NEET 2019, will remain an important section in NEET 2020. This means you must prepare Biology topics thoroughly. Many students think that since the Chemistry section is always easy in NEET, they can skip the hard work. But, the reality is that a subject appears easy only if you work hard in its preparation. So keep your preparations tight for chemistry as well.
NEET Exam Tips For Last Minute Preparation
- Be Familiar With The Exam Pattern– Make sure you have a copy of the NEET syllabus. You must know what topics you need to revise, what is the marking scheme and what kind of questions can be asked in the exam.
- Previous Year Question Papers are a Must– Solving past papers is a great method to boost your confidence for the exam. Practice full-length mock tests to see how well and quickly you can solve the questions in the actual examination. This will also help in increasing your question-solving speed.
- Online NEET Classes– Many students opt for CRASH COURSES before the exam to revise all the syllabus in an appropriate manner. You can also do the same and ensure that your time before the exam is not wasted in finding what to study or how to study. Having a guide by your side can be really helpful to you.
- Take Care of Your Health– We all have heard of the saying health is wealth but we often forget to apply that in our lives. There is no doubt that this time is very precious and crucial for every student. But, it is exactly when students neglect their health under the pressure to prepare well for the exam.
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