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NEET UG 2021: Learn How Students Will Be Graded; Tie-Breaking Policy

by Pragati Singh

New Delhi, India The answer key and results for the National Eligibility Cumulative Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET UG) will be available soon. According to the NEET 2021 marking scheme, four marks will be granted for each valid answer in NEET UG, and one mark will be removed for each incorrect response marked. Candidates who pass the NEET UG will be considered for admission to undergraduate medical degrees and related programmes.

The NEET 2021 UG result along with the merit list and all India cut-off marks will be announced after NEET phase 2 registration ends on October 13. The NTA will send NEET OMR response sheets of the candidates and scorecards via email after closing the NEET Phase 2 registration and correction window.

NEET UG Marking Scheme

The NEET UG paper comprised questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology). The number of total questions in the NEET 2021 s 200 but medical aspirants had to attempt only 180 questions. Out of the total 720 marks, 360 marks are from Biology (Botany + Zoology), 180 marks from Physics, and 180 marks from Chemistry.

For every correct answer marked in NEET UG 2021, four marks will be allotted, and one mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. For unattempted questions, however, no marks will be cut.

NEET UG 2021: Tie-Breaking Criteria

In case two or more candidates obtain the same score, the merit position will be determined using the following tie-breaker criteria:

  • Candidates obtaining higher marks/ percentile score in Biology (Botany and Zoology) in the test, followed by

  • Candidate obtaining higher marks/ percentile score in Chemistry in the test, followed by

  • Candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in all the subjects in the test

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