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NEET Exam Pattern 2022 Slightly changed

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon notify the aspirants about the exam pattern along with all the details. The application form will be released soon by NTA through an online medium.  According to the latest news of the NEET exam pattern, there will be a total of 180 questions of which students need to answer all the questions. The questions in the NEET exam pattern 2022 will not be segregated into two sections – Section A and B like the previous year’s question paper.  Each question is of four marks and one mark will be subtracted for each wrong answer.  NTA will organize the entrance test in pen and paper-based mode/offline mode. NEET 2022 exam will be of 3 hours in duration, where candidates must answer Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects as per the given NEET syllabus. Candidates preparing for NEET 2022 must be aware of the NEET exam pattern while preparing.

NEET 2022 Important Dates:

Here is the tentative exam plan for NEET 2022. Will update all the official dates whenever the officials will release them:

Important EventsDates (Tentative)
Application Form ReleasedMarch 2022
Last date for filling out the applicationMarch 2022
Last date to submit the application feeMarch 2022
Correction Window OpenJanuary 2022
Re-Correction Window OpenMarch 2022
Last Date To Correct Application FormApril – May 2022
Release of admit cardAugust 2022
Exam DateJune/July 2022
Result in the AnnouncementOctober 2022
1st Round Counselling startsOctober 2022

NTA NEET paper pattern 2022 – Exam Sections and total marks

Aspirants having queries regarding the section-wise scattering of NEET 2022 marks along with the total marks can find it from the table below. The table gives you an overview of the NEET section-wise number of questions and total marks as per the latest update. The new NEET 2022 exam pattern will be different from the 2021 NEET exam.

NEET exam section marks and total marks

SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
Chemistry45180
Zoology45180
Physics45180
Botany45180
Total180720

NEET 2022- About the paper

There will be 180 MCQs in the NEET 2022 question paper. Each question carries 4 marks and with each wrong attempt, 1 mark will be deducted. The paper comprises questions from class 11 and 12 syllabi from Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Distribution of Marks in NEET 2022

 Marks awarded
Correct response+4
Incorrect response-1
Question with more than one reply-1
Unanswered Question0

Language options within the exam pattern of NEET 2022

The medium or choice of language depends on the candidate because the NEET question paper 2022 is going to be available in 13 languages i.e. English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. The details of the accessibility and choice of regional languages in the NEET exam are stated in the table below. 

MediumAvailability in the NEET exam centres
EnglishAvailable at all test centres cities/ centres
HindiAt all test centres cities/ centres
MarathiTest centres in Maharashtra
BengaliTest centres in West Bengal
GujaratiTest centres in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
TamilTest centres in Tamil Nadu
TeluguTest centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
KannadaTest centres in Karnataka
OriyaTest centres in Odisha
AssameseTest centres in Assam
PunjabiTest centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi
MalayalamTest centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep

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