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NEET 2022 Biology Syllabus: Topics-wise, No. of Questions, PDF & More!

Hello Students. Are you preparing for the NEET 2022 Examination? In this article, we will let you about NEET 2022 Biology Syllabus. As per an update by the Education Ministry, the syllabus of NEET Biology 2022 will not be going to change. The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET-UG) is a competitive exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for candidates who are seeking admission to undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses in Government or Private Medical Colleges in India. NEET Biology Syllabus is the combination of concepts taught in class 11th and class 12th Botany and Zoology.

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Name of ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG
Conducted byNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Level of NEET ExaminationNational-level
Mode of ExamOffline Mode (Pen, Paper)
Duration of Examination3 hours & 20minutes
Total Number of Questions200 Multiple Choice Questions
Languages available for the ExaminationHindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Urdu, Punjabi and Malayalam.
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NEET Biology Syllabus

The syllabus for NEET Biology is none other than the class 11th and 12th NCERT book syllabus. Here we have described the detailed NEET Biology syllabus, lets have a look.

NEET Biology Syllabus for Class 11

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Class XI
Unit Topic / Chapters Weightage*
I Diversity of Living Organisms 14%
  Chapter-1: The Living World
  Chapter-2: Biological Classification
  Chapter-3: Plant Kingdom
  Chapter-4: Animal Kingdom
II Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals 5%
  Chapter-5: Morphology of Flowering Plants
  Chapter-6: Anatomy of Flowering Plants
  Chapter-7: Structural Organisation in Animals
III Cell: Structure and Function 9%
  Chapter-8: Cell-The Unit of Life
  Chapter-9: Biomolecules
  Chapter-10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division
IV Plant Physiology 6%
  Chapter-11: Transport in Plants
  Chapter-12: Mineral Nutrition
  Chapter-13: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants
  Chapter-14: Respiration in Plants
  Chapter-15: Plant – Growth and Development
V Human Physiology 20%
  Chapter-16: Digestion and Absorption
  Chapter-17: Breating and Exchange of Gases
  Chapter-18: Body Fluids and Circulation
  Chapter-19: Excretory Products and Their Elimination
  Chapter-20: Locomotion and Movement
  Chapter-21: Neural Control and Coordination
  Chapter-22: Chemical Coordination and Integration

NEET Biology Syllabus for Class 12

Class XII
Unit Topic / Chapters Weightage
VI Reproduction 9%
  Chapter-1: Reproduction in Organisms
  Chapter-2: Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
  Chapter-3: Human Reproduction
  Chapter-4: Reproductive Health
VII Genetics and Evolution 18%
  Chapter-5: Principles of Inheritance and Variation
  Chapter-6: Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  Chapter-7: Evolution
VIII Biology and Human Welfare 9%
  Chapter-8: Human Health and Diseases
  Chapter-9: Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
  Chapter-10: Microbes in Human Welfare
IX Biotechnology and its Applications 4%
  Chapter-11: Biotechnology – Principles and Processes
  Chapter-12: Biotechnology and its Application
X Ecology and Environment 6%
  Chapter-13: Organisms and Populations
  Chapter-14: Ecosystem
  Chapter-15: Biodiversity and its Conservation
  Chapter-16: Environmental Issues
Total 100%

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1. Can I complete my entire preparations with the help of NCERT only?

Ans. There is no second thought to the fact that NCERT is the most important book while preparing for NEET 2022. But, candidates are advised to go through other best books for NEET 2021 for clarity of concepts and formulas.

Q2. What are the important topics for the Biology section?

Ans. Important topics for the Biology section include Reproduction, Human Physiology, Diversity in Living Organisms, Genetics and Evolution, etc.

Q3. How many questions will be there from each section?

Ans. There will be a total of 200 questions in NEET 2022 out of which you have to do only 90 from Biology and 45 from each Physics and Chemistry.

Q4. Which chapters have more weightage in NEET?

Ans. From Physics subjects, Thermodynamics and Optics, while from Chemistry, Thermodynamics and Carbon Compounds have the highest weightage of NEET 2022. While Biology, Diversity from Living Organisms, Human Physiology, and Genetics and Evolution have a better chapter-wise weightage of NEET 2022.

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