How to Score 650+ Marks in NEET-UG 2023 Exam?

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  • November 24, 2023
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NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is one the toughest and biggest medical entrance examination in India. Every year, NTA conducts the exam for aspirants seeking admission to undergraduate medical education in all the prestigious medical institutions of India. This year, the exam will be held on 7th May 2023. Since the competition is sky-high, students must prepare consistently with a combination of determination and smart work. In addition, they should have an effective exam strategy to land a seat in their preferred medical institute.

As exam day approaches, most aspirants wonder how to score 650 marks in NEET-UG 2023. What tips and strategies will help them score over 650 marks in NEET-UG 2023?

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Now, why are we stressing over that number? Because past years’ trends conclude that aspirants who score 650 and above in NEET-UG can secure an MBBS seat in reputed government colleges. According to the media sources, a total of 15.5 Lakh aspirants have appeared for NEET 2022, of which 21,163 candidates have scored 600 and above. With this level of competition, candidates need to buckle down and prepare strategically to ace NEET-UG 2023 with their dream score. To help aspirants at this crucial juncture, here we present some expert-recommended practical tips and strategies that will guide you on how to score 650+ in NEET-UG 2023 exam.

How to score 650+ marks in NEET-UG 2023 exam?

Now that the goal is set, i.e. 650+ marks in NEET-UG 2023, the next step is devising strategies to achieve that goal. It’ll require sheer determination, dedication, smart work and consistency. Of course, you must study hard the entire year. Still, pragmatic measures taken in the final days before the exam really make a difference. Here we present some effective tips and techniques to help you achieve your dream score.

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1. Know the exam pattern:

The first step is calculating that 650+ score, which necessitates knowing the exam pattern. Here are the details NEET-UG 2023 exam pattern:

Exam Mode Offline
(Pen & Paper-based Test)
Duration 200 Minutes

(3 Hours & 20 Minutes)

Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Question Type Objective-type (MCQ with 4 options and 1 correct answer)
Language(s) English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada, Urdu, Punjabi, and Malayalam
Total questions 200 (180 to be attempted)
Total Marks 720
Questions per subject Physics-45 (Section A – 35 Section B – 15)
Chemistry-45 (Section A – 35 Section B – 15)

(Zoology Section A – 35 Section B – 15)

(Botany Section A – 35 Section B – 15)

Negative Marking Yes
Marking Scheme +4 for Each Correct Response

-1 for Each Incorrect Answer

0 for Unattempted

So a total of 180 questions, and each question carries 4 marks. So for 650+ marks, you need at least 163 correct answers. But you need around 5 additional correct answers to compensate for the negative marking. That means we need at least 168 correct answers. To accomplish that, you must select and attempt questions wisely.

2. Familiarise yourself with the syllabus:

To pick the right questions, you must familiarise yourself with the NEET-UG 2023 complete syllabus and chapter-wise weightage of physics, chemistry and biology. Knowing the complete exam syllabus will help you allocate your time wisely. You cannot afford to skip a vital topic/ chapter because it is too difficult for you.

3. Create a study plan and follow it diligently:

Consistency is the key when it comes to securing 650+ marks in NEET-UG. To maintain that consistency, create a study schedule, and follow it diligently. Set your daily study target, allocate specific hours to each chapter/ topic, and ensure you’ve accomplished it before calling it a day. Studying a bit of all three subjects in a day and allocating more time for difficult topics is advisable.

4. Practice questions:

Just learning information won’t cut it when you are aiming for 650+ marks in NEET-UG. Practising questions is a must to evaluate how much you’ve learned and understood the concept. You need to practice a lot of questions to improve your efficiency and time management skills.

5. Use SMART notes:

Reading and re-reading textbook information may seem bleak after some time; hence we recommend you prepare and use smart notes. You can write a short summary after each topic/chapter, create flashcards or flowcharts, and use mnemonics, diagrams or videos to help you quickly grasp and memorise the critical concepts. Research suggests that smart notes or visual aid help in enhancing students’ memorisation and recollection abilities.

6. Refer to the NCERT textbooks:

Your NEET preparation is incomplete without NCERT textbooks. Even if you are preparing from ALLEN Overseas’ comprehensive modules or any other reference book, you cannot afford to neglect NCERT. All the concepts, topics, information, equation, formulae, and examples given in the NCERT should be at your fingertips. Direct questions were asked from 11th & 12th NCERT textbooks of physics, chemistry and biology; hence we recommend you to refer to them at least once.

7. Revise your entire syllabus:

Revision can make or break your preparation. Since we are chasing 650+ marks in NEET, revising and re-revising every topic before the exam is imperative. You should revise daily what you’ve learned in a day and revise your entire week’s syllabus on weekends.

8. Take Mock Tests:

Mock tests will help you understand the exam pattern, question type and difficulty level. In addition, it helps you in analysing your strengths and weaknesses. Attempting them in real-exam-like conditions will help you improve your time management skills. Hence you should take as many mock tests as possible and don’t forget to analyse your mistakes or shortcomings after every test to rectify them before the actual exam.

9. Solve previous years’ question papers:

Besides mock tests, you should solve as many previous years’ question papers as you can. It will help you improve your speed and accuracy. You can examine your exam performance and develop new approaches to answering questions. It will help you devise an effective exam strategy to score 650+ marks.

10. Believe in yourself:

Above all, have faith in yourself. Believe that you can do it, no matter how hard and far-fetched it may seem at the moment. Remember that nothing is impossible, and you can achieve anything you set your mind to. So gear up and get ready to ace NEET-UG 2023.

Subject-wise study tips:


For NEET aspirants, Physics is the most difficult subject because questions asked from this section are concept or formula based. Therefore, candidates spend more time on the physics section than chemistry or biology. Here we present a few preparation tips for physics:

  • Candidates must practice as many questions as possible to increase their speed and accuracy.
  • You must thoroughly understand all the concepts and their applications before starting with the numerical problems.
  • Memorise all the important formulae and equations by heart.
  • Identify your weak areas and work on them.


The chemistry section includes three sub-sections:

Physical Chemistry

  • For physical chemistry, learn all the important concepts, formulae and their applications.
  • Practice as many formula-based questions as possible to familiarise yourself with the question forms.

Inorganic Chemistry

  • For inorganic chemistry, learn the periodic table by heart and revise it regularly before the exam.
  • Learn all the critical concepts and their applications

Organic Chemistry

  • Direct questions were asked from organic chemistry, so revise and re-revise all the chemical reactions and reaction mechanisms until you feel confident about them.


Biology is the most-scoring subject for NEET aspirants. However, it necessitates learning and memorising a lot of information. But since it doesn’t require critical or analytical thinking skills, you can solve the questions quickly. Here are a few preparation tips for biology:

  • Memorize all the critical facts, concepts, diagrams, definitions, scientific names etc., thoroughly.
  • Use smart notes to learn complex information.
  • Direct questions were asked from NCERT textbooks; hence prepare them meticulously.

We hope these tips and strategies will help you score 650+ marks in NEET-UG 2023. Remember, with everything else, consistency is the key.

ALLEN Overseas wishes good luck to all the NEET-UG 2023 aspirants.

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