Are Previous Year Questions Repeated in NEET?

In this blog post, I will discuss whether or not NEET questions are repeated and, if so, how many times. 

The answer is yes, but with a twist!

Questions repeated in NEET may not be the exact same as previous questions though they can be similar with different values or data, the concept behind solving it being the same.

NEET is a national-level medical entrance exam conducted by NTA. There is no rule that they must give a fixed number of questions from previous years.

How Many Questions are Repeated in NEET?

On average, about 10-15 previously asked questions are repeated in NEET, either in the same format or in a modified version but with the same concept and solving method.

Numbers may vary, but many questions are repeated or modified in some way even if they are not exactly the same.

Should You Solve Previous Year’s Questions of NEET?

Solving previous year question papers is highly advisable for a better command of the question paper pattern of NEET.

The main advantage of doing previous year’s questions is to know the trend of questions that remains the same each year.

There are many advantages of solving the previous year’s question papers, such as:

  • To gain an understanding of the exam pattern.
  • To develop speed and time management skills.
  • To get an idea of the types of questions that have been asked over the years and their difficulty level.
  • To evaluate their performance.
  • To assess their preparation strategy.
  • To strengthen their weak areas.

How Many Previous Year Questions Should You Solve for NEET?

An appropriate number of previous year questions you should solve for the neet would be 10-15 years.

To be on the safer side, you should solve at least 10 years previous questions of all subjects, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics for NEET.

Here are some widely followed books that can help:

It is best to try to solve these books first so that you can understand the types of questions asked. You will gain confidence in working through them. 

Furthermore, it can function as a mock test so that you can develop and increase your speed.

Are AIIMS Questions Repeated in NEET?

One can expect very few similar questions from AIIMS question papers in NEET as these are conceptually based on NCERT.

Are JEE Mains Questions Repeated in NEET?

There may also be some questions from JEE Mains and JEE Advanced in Physics and Chemistry section of NEET. The number of questions repeating is very low, so it’s best to focus on your NEET preparation instead.


Goodluck Medicoholics! Until next time.

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