NEET Paper Analysis 2018 by Allen: Experts Views


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NEET Paper Analysis by Experts at Allen 2018 - CBSE successfully conducted NEET 2018 on 6 May 2018 in a pen-paper based mode for admission to around 90,000 MBBS and BDS courses of various participating medical colleges. The duration of the test was 3 hours and the question booklet contained 180 Multiple Choice Questions. After the conclusion of the test, MotaChashma had a word with Sh. Brajesh Maheshwari, Director, Allen Career Institute for a thorough NEET paper analysis 2018. As per the expert analysis of Sh. Maheshwari, the difficulty level of NEET 2018 was moderate. The question booklet contained 180 Multiple Choice Questions and for each correct answer, 4 marks will be added. However, in case of a wrong attempt, 1 mark will be deducted. Go through the interview below to know more about NEET paper analysis by experts at Allen.

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NEET Paper Analysis by Allen: NEET 2018 Paper was moderate456

MotaChashma- Please share your overall analysis of NEET 2018. Also, which section was the toughest of all?

Sh. Brajesh Maheshwari Overall NEET UG 2018 was of average difficulty level. Chemistry and Biology were of the moderate level while Physics was lengthy due to more numerical calculations but easy.

MotaChashmaCan you elaborate the reasons why a section was the toughest?

Sh. Brajesh Maheshwari Physics had more numerical calculations due to which students took a lot of time in solving the paper. Also, biology will decide the rank, because there were some questions in the Botany paper that were of a difficult level and will determine the intelligence level of the student.

MotaChashma- How Class 11th and 12th syllabuses were effective this year?

Sh. Brajesh MaheshwariFrom the Class 11thsyllabus, there were 23 questions while 22 were from Syllabus of Class 12thin Physics.In Chemistry, 24 questions came from Class 11thsyllabus and 21 questions were from the Class 12thsyllabus.A total of 47 questions were from Class 11th syllabus and 43 questions were from Class 12thSyllabus.

MotaChashmaHow different was the NEET 2018 from the previous year? Were there any differences in the sections?

Sh. Brajesh Maheshwari -This time, the paper came in 20 codes, while last year it came in 12 codes.

MotaChashma- Were there any glitch in NEET 2018? Did any student complain regarding any wrong question or answer?

Sh. Brajesh Maheshwari In Biology 'P' code Question paper, the question number 102 was incorrect. It looked incomplete. In the same code, in question number 113, according to the NCERT, the word 'Appraisal' should have come in the question while ‘Approved’ was written in the paper. In Chemistry 'P' code, Question Number 62, all four options are correct. There is a possibility of getting bonus points. Similarly, in the same code, in question number 88, two of the options are correct.

NEET Paper Analysis by Allen – Sectional Analysis

As mentioned above, the difficulty level of NEET 2018 was moderate. The Physics paper was lengthy with long calculative questions while Biology and Chemistry were average. To know more about the difficulty level and structure of the various sections, read below –

Biology – According to Sh. Brajesh Maheshwari and other experts of Allen, the difficulty level of Biology was medium. Most of the questions in this section were from Botany i.e. 59 while only 31 questions were based on Zoology. A total of 57 questions were from NCERT only. Only 6 questions out of the remaining were difficult, while 39 fell under the moderate level of difficulty category. Know more about the questions from this section from the table given below –


NEET Botany Paper Analysis 2018


NEET Zoology Paper Analysis 2018

Chemistry–In this section, an equal number of questions were distributed among the three major topics, which are Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry. From the Class 12th syllabus, there were 21 questions while the Class 11th syllabus dominated with 24 questions. Out of the 45 questions, 7 were difficult while 22 questions were of medium level. Check the table below to know more about NEET 2018 Chemistry section.

NEET Chemistry Paper Analysis 2018

Physics – There were many questions with numerical questions which consumed a lot of time of candidates. Here, there were 23 questions from the Class 11th syllabus and the rest 22 were from Class 12th syllabus. A total of 7 questions fall under the tough category while 19 were medium. Topics such as Mechanics dominated the section. For more details about the structure of NEET Physics section, read the article below

NEET Physics Paper Analysis 2018

NEET Cutoff 2018

Candidates who have appeared for the NEET 2018 must make sure that they obtain the minimum cutoff marks to pass the exam. However, it must be noted that the NEET cutoff percentile varies with the category of candidates. Also, securing the minimum cutoff scores does not guarantee a seat in any of the participating medical colleges. Check the table below to know more about NEET 2018 Cut off percentile of the various categories.


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