Tuesday, August 16, 2022

900+ NRIs, 647 OCI card holders and 771 foreigners sat for NEET 2022

The NEET 2022 had 3500+ exam centres in India and abroad. Nearly 18.72 lakh candidates appeared for the NEET 2022 exam

Of the 18.72 lakh candidates, over 10.64 lakh were women and 8.07 lakh were men

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The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET 2022), conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), concluded recently. Among the candidates registered this year, 771 were foreigners, 910 Non Resident Indians and 647 Overseas Citizen of India card holders. The highest number of candidates opted for English as the medium of exam, followed by Hindi and Tamil.

The NEET 2022 exam was conducted from 2 pm till 5:20 pm at several exam centres across the country. The NEET 2022 had 3500+ exam centres in India and abroad. Nearly 18.72 lakh candidates appeared for the NEET 2022 exam. Of the 18.72 lakh candidates, over 10.64 lakh were women and 8.07 lakh were men, according to official data. The pan-India exam was held in 13 languages.

The NEET 2022 exam paper contained 200 questions and the students were required to answer 180 of them. Each subject had two sections — Section A with 35 questions and Section B with 15 questions. In Section B, candidates were required to answer only 10 questions. Some of those who sat for the test said it was “easy’; others said it was “moderate”

NEET-UG is the qualifying entrance exam 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 the students were required to answer 180 of them. Each subject had two sections — Section A with 35 questions and Section B with 15 questions. In Section B, candidates were required to answer only 10 questions. Some of those who sat for the test said it was “easy’; others said it was “moderate”.

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