NEET 2017 − A Detailed Analysis for Future Aspirants

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As per the directions of honorable Supreme Court, NEET 2017 was conducted as per the schedule (7th May 2017). This exam is conducted for entrance into state and national level medical colleges for MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHS courses). NEET exam was first conducted in 2013 and now has been re-introduced.

Details of NEET 2017

NEET 2017 was conducted in one paper consisting of 45 questions from Physics and 45 questions from Chemistry, and 90 questions from Biology, which consists of Zoology and Botany subjects (180 questions in total). The exam was conducted from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm. The duration of test was 3 hours.

Eligibility Criteria:

As per CBSE, in order to be eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test to MBBS/BDS Courses held for the said academic year. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.

Annual Intake:

Admissions to all seats of MBBS/BDS courses will be done through NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG), 2017. The seats are classified in the following categories: -

(I) All India Quota Seats

(II) State Government Quota Seats

(III) State/Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University

(IV) Central Pool Quota Seats

According to the data listed on the website of Medical Council of India, Total Seats eligible for admission through NEET 2017 are 63985. Out of which, 28115 seats are being offered in Government colleges.

Given below is the subject wise detailed analysis of NEET 2017 question paper.

Overall Marks Distribution

The paper had 180 questions each worth 4 marks. All questions were objective type with single correct option. If we talk about subject wise, then there were 45 questions from Physics and Chemistry, and 90 questions were from Biology (Zoology and Botany sections of Biology).

Table of Overall Marks Distribution
Table of Overall Marks Distribution

Class XI

Class XII

Total

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Marks

No. of Questions

Total Marks

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Botany

28

112

22

88

50

200

Chemistry

16

64

29

116

45

180

Physics

19

76

26

104

45

180

Zoology

25

100

15

60

40

160

Grand Total

88

352

92

368

180

720

Overall Difficulty Level Analysis

In this analysis, we have rated every question on a scale of 1 to 3. The individual ratings are then averaged to calculate overall difficulty level.

(1) Easy

(2) Moderate

(3) Difficult

Table of Overall Difficulty Level Analysis
Table of Overall Difficulty Level Analysis

Subject

2017

2016 NEET -2

2016 NEET -2

2005

Botany

2.1

1.98

1.80

1.84

Chemistry

1.36

1.76

2.02

1.6

Physics

1.93

1.80

1.96

1.87

Zoology

2.25

1.74

1.98

1.84

Overall

1.91

1.83

1.93

1.74

Graph of Overall Difficulty Level Analysis

Graph of Overall Difficulty Level Analysis

Graph of Overall Difficulty Level Analysis

Difficulty Level Analysis: No of Questions

Table of Difficulty Level Analysis No of Questions
Table of Difficulty Level Analysis No of Questions

Easy Level

Medium Level

Difficult Level

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Marks

No. of Questions

Total Marks

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Botany

9

36

27

108

14

56

Chemistry

32

128

10

40

3

12

Physics

13

52

22

88

10

40

Zoology

5

20

20

80

15

60

Grand Total

59

236

79

316

42

168

The difficulty level of NEET 2017 was similar to difficulty level of NEET-1 of 2016. Chemistry was on easier side compared to other subjects. Botany and Zoology was on tougher side compared to Chemistry and Physics. While around 236 Marks can be considered easy overall, 316 marks are moderately difficulty and 168 marks are considered difficult.

Question Wise Difficulty Breakup

Graph of Question Wise Difficulty Breakup

Graph of Question Wise Difficulty Breakup

Graph of Question Wise Difficulty Breakup

Mark Wise Difficulty Breakup

Graph of Mark Wise Difficulty Breakup

Graph of Mark Wise Difficulty Breakup

Graph of Mark Wise Difficulty Breakup

Physics Analysis

Table of Physics Analysis
Table of Physics Analysis

Physics

Unit & Topic Name

No Of Questions

Total Marks

(%) Weightage

Physics

45

180

100.00%

Electrodynamics

10

40

22.22%

Heat & Thermodynamics

5

20

11.11%

Mechanics

13

52

28.89%

Modern Physics

8

32

17.78%

Optics

5

20

11.11%

SHM & Waves

4

16

8.89%

Grand Total

45

180

100.00%

Chemistry Analysis

Table of Chemistry Analysis
Table of Chemistry Analysis

Chemistry

Unit & Topic Name

No Of Questions

Total Marks

(%) Weightage

Chemistry

45

180

100.00%

Inorganic Chemistry-I

8

32

17.78%

Inorganic Chemistry-II

8

32

17.78%

Organic Chemistry-I

3

12

6.67%

Organic Chemistry-II

13

52

28.89%

Physical Chemistry-I

7

28

15.56%

Physical Chemistry-II

6

24

13.33%

Grand Total

45

180

100.00%

Biology Analysis

Botany

Table of Biology Analysis of Botany
Table of Biology Analysis of Botany

Botany

Unit & Topic Name

No of Questions

Total Marks

(%) Weightage

Botany

50

200

100.00%

Biological Classification

3

12

6.00%

Cell Biology

4

16

8.00%

Ecology

6

24

12.00%

Genetics

5

20

10.00%

Living World

1

4

2.00%

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

6

24

12.00%

Morphology

1

4

2.00%

Morphology of Flowering Plants

1

4

2.00%

Plant Anatomy

3

12

6.00%

Plant Kingdom

6

24

12.00%

Plant Morphology

2

8

4.00%

Reproduction in Flowering Plant

5

20

10.00%

Grand Total

50

200

100.00%

Zoology

Table of Biology Analysis of Zoology
Table of Biology Analysis of Zoology

Botany

Unit & Topic Name

No of Questions

Total Marks

(%) Weightage

Zoology

40

160

100.00%

Animal Kingdom

3

12

7.50%

Animal Morphology

1

4

2.50%

Animal Physiology

1

4

2.50%

Biomolecules

4

16

10.00%

Biotechnology

3

12

7.50%

Evolution

1

4

2.50%

Human Health and Disease

3

12

7.50%

Human Physiology

16

64

40.00%

Human Reproduction

1

4

2.50%

Microbes in Human Welfare

3

12

7.50%

Reproductive Health

2

8

5.00%

Strategies for Enhancement of Food Production

2

8

5.00%

Grand Total

40

160

100.00%

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