Central Board of Secondary Education smoothly held the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2017 today at 103 cities. A considerable percentage of registered candidates have appeared for NEET 2017 Exam. The test went smoothly, barring a few hiccups, at most centers.
There had been wide publicity of the strict measures taken by the board to ensure security at the centers. Students were allowed to wear only certain types of clothes. According to a tweet, a girl candidate had to cut her sleeves to enter the center (rules had stated that students must wear short sleeve clothes).
Also, candidates had to reach as early as 7:30 AM in the early morning even though paper started at 10 AM (on scheduled time). However, all these measures were solely taken to ensure a smooth conduct of exam and avoid cases of NEET 2017 Question Paper leak or cheating.
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 was held today, from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conduct the examination across the nations, to fill seats in MBBS and BDS courses in colleges and universities across the country.
Now that the NEET is the major entrance test for medical admission, CBSE established centers in 28 more cities. In all, the exam was held in 103 cities and approximately 11,35,104 candidates appeared for the exam.
The exam was held in pen and paper mode and the candidates had to mark the answers in an OMR answer sheet. The candidates could only use black or blue ballpoint pen to mark the answers. The candidates had 3 hours to attempt 180 questions of multiple choice type. Each question carried 4 marks each, which were only allotted for choosing the correct answer option. The Board will also implement negative marking of 1 mark for choosing the incorrect answer option.
The expert analysis of NEET 2017 is that the exam was moderate to tough. Students struggled a little in the Physics sections. However, Biology and Chemistry sections was relatively easy. The distribution of question in the exam was as below:
- Physics – 45
- Chemistry – 45
- Biology (Botany and Zoology) – 90
The answer key of NEET 2017 will release today, by coaching institutes. The students can use it to predict their score. The final result of NEET 2017 is due to be declared on June 08, 2017, on cbseresults.nic.in
NEET 2017 saw the maximum registration ever. Upto 11,35,104 candidates register for the exam, which is 41.42% more than the registration last year (Only 8,02,594 registered last year). To accommodate the huge number of candidates, the Board turned more than 2200 institutions into the exam center. These centers were based determined on the basis of credibility, reliability, and infrastructure.