NEET 2021 Paper Analysis : Easy To Moderate Paper With NCERT-Based Questions, Details Inside

NEET 2021 Paper Analysis : Easy To Moderate Paper With NCERT-Based Questions, Details Inside

NEET 2021 Paper Analysis : Easy To Moderate Paper With NCERT-Based Questions, Details Inside

This year, the medical entrance exam - NEET 2021 - was of ‘easy to the moderate difficulty level. The examination was held today, September 12, in a single shift-- from 2 pm to 5 pm. The physics section had ‘tricky questions’ from Optics, Semi-Conductors, and Photoelectric Effect, as per NEET paper analysis done by expert Anurag Tiwari, National Academic Director (Medical), Aakash Educational Services Limited.

How to calculate score using NEET answer key 2021?

Candidates can use the below-mentioned method for calculating their score by using the answer key of NEET:

  • Note the question paper code and the answer key code while tallying. Details of the question paper set and language of the answer key is mentioned on the top of the answer key and OMR sheet.

  • Count your correct answers, record the same and multiply it by 4

  • Now count your incorrect answers, record the same and multiply it by 1

  • Next, use the following to reach the final NEET 2021 score. The marking scheme given below will be used to calculate the scores secured in NEET-UG 2021-

 Formula to calculate NEET 2021 score = [4*(Number of Correct Responses)] – [1*(Number of Incorrect Responses)]

The NEET paper had 180 questions for a total of 720 marks. For each correct response, candidates will be awarded 4 marks. For each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted. For questions that remain unattempted, no marks will be awarded or deducted.

In Physics, numerical questions dominated 70 percent of the question paper, which is greater as compared to previous years. No controversial question was asked and just four to five tricky questions were there in both sections A and B. The question paper was, however, lengthy.

In the Chemistry section, the difficulty level was ‘easy to moderate’. Most of the questions were based on the NCERT figures, facts, and tables. A large number of statement-based and numerical questions were asked. Approximately three questions were based on graphs and five questions were ‘matrix match type’. The paper was not very lengthy, as per experts.

Botony section’s difficulty level was ‘easy to moderate’ and only a few questions were difficult and seem tricky. Questions were based on the NCERT syllabus and a majority of questions were factual in nature with a few concept-based questions as well. The experts are of the opinion that the paper was not lengthy.

The zoology section was of ‘moderate’ difficulty level. Certain questions appeared to be easy at the first glance, but they were twisted and required precision and focus on the keywords. The surprise factor was a question on Earthworm which only those who would have gone through NCERT books, could attend. At least 11-12 questions were asked from the Biotechnology section. The Paper was highly NCERT centric, yet 3-4 questions requiring deep understanding. In the Human Physiology unit, approximately four questions were asked from Locomotion and Movement.


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