Why has NEET pattern changed?
The NEET exam pattern is changed, not the syllabus! You have to study the same chapters and topics. NCERT books are recommended for NEET preparation as the syllabus of NEET is largely based on NCERT class 11 and 12 syllabi.
Well, it’s a good attempt to make an all Boards inclusive pattern.
Moreover, who doesn’t like multiple choices? But, earlier you had 180 Qs for 180 minutes (reading & solving & OMR).
Now, it’s 200 Qs for 180 minutes. You are definitely going to read all the questions. Try more than 10, just to ensure marks. Especially when there is a 10/15 “your-choice" pattern thing, you will be more cautious & there’ll be this inevitable dilemma in choosing your 10 Qs. After all, many golden marks will solely be in YOUR hands. There, you consume TIME.
sec A — 35 questions (compulsory)
Sec B — out of 15, you will mark only 10
Hope it’s clear.
So, Time management is going to be a more important task than it was earlier. More attention, more speed, calmer.