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    NEET Paper Analysis for last 10 years : Physics

    Aarushi Kalra Aarushi Kalra
    Exams Prep Master

    The paper analysis provides a detailed understanding of each section of the paper, difficulty level of exam, expected cutoff and other details. With the help of students feedback who appeared for the examination, we have analysed each section of last 10 years NEET. 

    In NEET 2019, around 15.19 lakh candidates registered. Whereas in 2018, almost 13.26 lakh candidates got registered for NEET. Keep reading this article to get a thorough idea about the Physics section of NEET.

    Number of Aspirants for NEET

    Number of Aspirants

    Looking at the past years, it has been observed that there has been a steep increase in the number of students appearing for NEET every year. NEET 2018 attempt was close to 11.4 lakh students, whereas in 2019 it went up to nearly 13.5 lakhs. 

    This increase in the number can be credited to the rise in the number of states opted for NEET scores over other common entrance tests carried out at the state level to seek admissions in the medical field. The other reason might be the increase in number of students clearing 12th board exams, change in policies, scholarships rendered by the government. Not only this, the number of seats offered has also increased from 60,000 to more than 1 lakh.

    Physics Trend Analysis for NEET

    Physics Trend Analysis

    Candidates preparing for NEET have always been intimidated by the Physics section since it is the toughest out of all three subjects. To prepare for Physics in NEET, candidates must first get hold of good study material. The important topics with maximum number of questions in the last 10 years are Current Electricity (47 questions) followed by Semiconductors (41 questions). Other important topics include Dual Nature of Matter, Laws of Motion and Rotational Motion.

    Candidates can prepare for these topics by solving the NEET mock test papers. Candidates can also refer to a few help books for better preparation since it will acquaint you with a variety of questions that can be asked in the exam. The graph given below shows the total number of physics questions asked in NEET over the last 10 years :

    Percentage Distribution of Questions

    Syllabus for NEET includes topics studied in class XI and XII. According to the paper analysis for Physics, Class XII syllabus carries more weightage than Class XI syllabus. Therefore, candidates must give more time to the topics included in Class XII syllabus.

    Most of the High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) questions are also from Class XII chapters. However, a lot of tricky and conceptual questions are asked from the class XI syllabus. The graph depicts the percentage wise distribution of questions asked from topics studied in class XI and XII:

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    Physics Important Topics for NEET

    As per the paper analysis of medical examinations conducted in the last 10 years, maximum number of questions are asked from Current Electricity and Semi- Conductors. These two chapters should be on top of your priority list since they can easily fetch you a lot of marks in the exam. A variety of conceptual and numerical questions are asked from these topics in the exam. The number of questions from each of these important chapters are enlisted below:

    Topics

    Mechanics

    Heat and Thermodynamics

    Properties of matter

    Electrostatics and Capacitor

    Current Electricity

    Magnetism, Magnetic Effect of Current and AC

    Modern Physics

    Ray and Wave Optics

    No. of Questions & Difficulty Level

    Number of Questions : NEET 2019 Physics

    Topics

    Number of Questions

    Easy 

    Moderate 

    Difficult

    Mechanics

    17

    0

    16

    1

    Heat and Thermodynamics

    3

    0

    3

    0

    Properties of matter

    3

    0

    2

    1

    Electrostatics and Capacitor

    4

    0

    4

    0

    Current Electricity

    3

    0

    3

    0

    Magnetism, Magnetic Effect of Current and AC

    5

    0

    4

    1

    Modern Physics

    6

    0

    5

    1

    Ray and Wave Optics

    4

    0

    4

    0

    Number of Questions : NEET 2018 Physics

    Topics

    Number of Questions

    Easy

    Moderate

    Difficult

    Mechanics

    14

    6

    8

    0

    Heat and Wave

    6

    1

    3

    2

    Electrodynamics

    12

    5

    5

    2

    Ray and Wave Optics

    5

    1

    4

    0

    Modern Physics

    8

    2

    6

    0

    Number of Questions : NEET 2017 Physics

    Topics

    Number of Questions

    Easy

    Moderate

    Difficult

    Mechanics

    13

    3

    9

    1

    Heat and Wave

    5

    0

    4

    1

    Electrodynamics

    10

    4

    5

    1

    Ray and Wave Optics

    5

    1

    4

    0

    Modern Physics

    8

    4

    2

    2

    SHM & Waves

    4

    1

    2

    1

    Number of Questions : NEET 2016 Physics

    Topics

    Number of Questions

    Easy

    Moderate

    Difficult

    Mechanics

    15

    7

    7

    1

    Heat 

    5

    1

    2

    2

    Wave

    2

    0

    1

    1

    Electrodynamics

    11

    2

    7

    2

    Ray Optics 

    5

    2

    3

    0

    Modern Physics 

    7

    2

    5

    0

    Number of Questions : NEET 2015 Physics

    Topics

    Number of Questions

    Easy

    Moderate

    Difficult

    Mechanics

    11

    8

    2

    1

    Heat 

    3

    2

    1

    0

    Wave

    6

    5

    1

    0

    Electrodynamics

    11

    4

    4

    3

    Ray Optics 

    3

    2

    1

    0

    Modern Physics 

    9

    6

    2

    1

    Properties of Matter

    2

    2

    0

    0











     

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