The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), formerly the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) is an entrance examination in India, for students who wish to study graduate and postgraduate medical course (MBBS, MD, MS) and dental course (BDS, MDS) in government or private medical colleges and dental colleges respectively in India.
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Know more about NEET Exams and paper structure
NEET-UG (Undergraduate), for MBBS and BDS courses, is currently conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which also conducts NEET-SS in partnership with Prometric Testing Pvt Ltd headquartered in the USA. NEET-UG replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and all individual MBBS exams conducted by states or colleges themselves in 2013.
NEET is being conducted in two parts - NEET-UG and NEET-PG
The Undergraduate NEET exam is currently conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education and the syllabus consists of concepts taught in standard 11th and 12th in the Indian School Systems.
The Common Entrance Test (CET), also known as the NEET Postgraduate exam, is for admission to postgraduate medical courses across India.All subjects taught during MBBS which includes Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects are evaluated in NEET-PG.
For NEET-UG, there are questions asked from Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology. There are 45 questions from each of the sections. A correct response gives the candidate 3 marks while 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. No marks are deducted if the candidate has not attempted a question. The total time duration is of 3 hours.
In NEET-PG, the question paper is divided into 3 parts: Part A having 50 questions, Part B having 100 questions while Part C having 150 questions. 4 marks is awarded for each correct answer, while 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. No marks are deducted if the candidate has not attempted a question. The total time duration is of 3 hours 30 min.