NEET SS 2022 Exam Pattern (New Pattern Announced)

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NEET SS 2022 Exam Pattern has been announced by NBEMS. This year there are some changes in the NEET SS exam pattern. NBEMS has introduced group based exam. Candidates who will appear in National Eligibility Entrance Test Super Specialty (NEET SS) can check the complete exam pattern here before they go for the exam. Check the number of questions, duration, marking scheme, changes, primary feeder specialties, and multiple eligible broad specialty feeder.

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NEET SS 2022 Exam Pattern

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NBEMS has announced the complete exam pattern for NEET SS 2022. The number of questions, exam duration, marking scheme, feeders etc are as follows.

Mode

  • NEET SS 2022 shall be conducted as a computer based examination

Total Number of questions

  • Total number of questions in a question paper shall be 150

Duration

  • One has to attempt the exam in 2 hours duration (150 minutes),

Marking Scheme

Marks for correct answer +4
Negative marking for incorrect answer -1
Unattempted question 0

Questions will be from

  • The question paper will consist of questions from the General/Basic component of the primary feeder broad specialty subject and from all sub-specialty/systems/component of that primary feeder broad specialty subject.
  • All the 150 questions would be from the Curriculum of the Post Graduate Exit level of the primary feeder broad specialty subject.

Group based exam

The pattern of examination has been changed as compared to the last year.

New NEET SS 2022 Exam Pattern – This year the examination will be group based examination. The examination paper will consist of questions from only broad specialty primary feeder, Each candidate can opt for any of the super specialty as per feeder subject,

Last year pattern was as follows – Each candidate could have opted for only two super specialties and the examination paper consisting of 60% questions from super specialty and 40% questions from feeder broad specialty.


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Number of Question Papers

  • All DM/MCh/DrNB Courses offered for admission through NEET-SS 2022 are grouped into 13 different groups as detailed under for the purpose of administering the question paper.
  • There shall be a common question paper for admission to all the superspecialty courses covered in a particular group.
  • Accordingly, there shall be 13 different question papers.

Who will appear in which paper?

  • Candidates from all eligible feeder specialty subjects shall be required to appear in the question paper of the respective group, if they are willing to opt for a superspecialty seat in any of the super specialty courses covered in that group.
  • A candidate can opt for appearing in the question papers of as many groups for which his/her PG specialty qualification is an eligible feeder qualification.

Primary Feeder Specialties

Each group shall have a primary feeder broad specialty subject as listed below in Table 1 given below. The questions in the paper for any group will cover the General/ Basic component and all sub-specialty/systems/components of the respective primary feeder broad specialty subject.

Multiple Eligible Broad Specialty Feeder

Wherever more than one broad specialties are eligible feeder for admission to a super specialty subject, candidates of all such eligible feeder specialties shall be required to appear in the question paper of the respective group. For eg.

  • The eligible feeder broad specialties for DM/DrNB Endocrinology are General Medicine and Pediatrics. Since admissions to DM/DrNB Endocrinology is covered in Medical group, therefore, Pediatrics candidates shall also have to appear in the question paper of Medical Group along with the candidates of General Medicine.
  • Similarly, General Surgery and ENT both are feeder specialties for MCh Head & Neck Surgery which is covered in ENT group. Therefore, both General Surgery & ENT candidates will have to appear in the Question Paper for ENT Group to apply for admission to MCh Head & Neck Surgery.
  • General Medicine, Pediatrics, Respiratory Medicine, Anaesthesia and Emergency Medicine are all eligible feeder specialties for DM/DrNB Critical Care Medicine which is covered in Medical Group. Therefore, candidates of all these subjects will have to appear in the Question Paper for Medical Group to apply for admission to Critical Care Medicine.
  • By appearing in the question paper of a group and on qualifying the examination, a candidate shall be eligible to exercise his/her choices in the counseling only for those superspecialty subjects covered in said group for which his/ her broad specialty is an eligible feeder. For eg Emergency Medicine candidates shall be able to exercise their choice only for DM/DrNB Critical Care Medicine and DM/DrNB Medical Genetics seats in the counseling by appearing in the question paper of Medical group.

The Annexure B to the NEET SS 2022 information bulletin provides details of all superspecialty courses to which a particular Broad Specialty is an eligible feeder qualification. The Annexure C provide details of all broad specialties which are eligible feeder qualifications for a particular superspecialty subject.

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