NEET 2022 ends, students say exam ‘easy’, chemistry ‘takes time’


The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET 2022), conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), ended today. On leaving their NEET 2022 exam centers, some students said the exam difficulty level was “easy”; some, however, said it was “moderate”. According to the Times of India, the students also described the chemistry paper as “time consuming”.

The NEET 2022 exam ran from 2:00 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. at multiple test centers across the country. The NEET 2022 had more than 3500 exam centers in India and abroad. Nearly 18.72 lakh candidates applied for the NEET Exam 2022.

Of the 18.72 lakh applicants, over 10.64 lakh were women and 8.07 lakh were men, according to official data. The pan-India exam is expected to be conducted in 13 languages.


A candidate told Indian Express that the NEET 2022 exam was “quite easy especially the Physics section as the questions were predictable”.

He also described chemistry as “average”, another student said the subject took “time”.

Another candidate said the physics exam was “pretty easy” this year. “Overall, the exam was easy too,” the student said.

NEET 2022

NEET-UG is the qualifying entrance examination for admission to Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS), Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS), and Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) and BSc(H) Nursing Courses.

The NEET 2022 exam paper contained 200 questions and students had to answer 180 of them.

Each topic had two sections – Section A with 35 questions and Section B with 15 questions. In Section B, candidates had to answer only 10 questions.

Of the applicants registered this year, 771 are foreigners, 910 non-resident Indians and 647 Overseas Citizen of India card holders. The largest number of candidates chose English as the exam language, followed by Hindi and Tamil.

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