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NEET 2020 Exam Analysis: Overall Easy

NEET 2020 1st session exam was conducted on Sep 13th. The paper was relatively easy this year and almost all questions in each subject were based on NCERT content.
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  • Difficulty level - Easy in comparison to previous years.
  • About 30-40% questions directly based on the NCERT textbook.
  • Easy calculations.
  • Questions asked from the prescribed syllabus only.
  • No controversial questions.

  • Difficulty level – Easy to Moderate
  • Physical Chemistry – 15 Questions

Organic Chemistry – 18 Questions
Inorganic Chemistry – 12 Questions

  • All questions based on the NCERT textbook. Statements directly taken from the NCERT textbooks.
  • Straightforward questions & easy to comprehend.
  • One controversial question with more than one correct answer.
  • Not lengthy. Students should have completed the Chemistry part within 45 minutes. Enough time for revision.
  • Barely a few calculations.
  • An average student should have been able to attempt approximately 40 questions with ease. While others could have attempted 44 questions.

  • Difficulty level was high in comparison to previous years
  • XI – 25 questions & XII – 19 questions
  • 1-2 controversial questions with more than one correct answer
  • Two questions were beyond the NCERT textbooks.
  • Majority of questions were conceptual in nature with a few fact-based questions as well
  • Not at all lengthy.

  • Difficulty level – Moderate with a few exceptions.
  • Multi-conceptual questions requiring incisive thinking and precision.
  • Some questions were tricky & lost in terminology.
  • A couple of terms beyond the NCERT domain.
  • Two questions required linguistic prowess.
  • Overall, the questions were quite thought provoking requiring alertness of mind and critical approach.
  • Comprehension, application & synthesis required to interpret the questions.

Anurag Tiwari, National Academic Director (Medical), Aakash Educational Services Limited

Published date : 14 Sep 2020 12:33PM

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