NEET Syllabus 2020: latest Syllabus and Study Materials (All Subjects)

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NEET UG syllabus

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In this article, you will get to know about the detailed Syllabus and Study Materials of NEET 2020. Aspirants are advised to read the article very carefully to know about paper pattern and counselling procedure before making any preparation strategy for the very prestigious examination.

NEET Syllabus 2020 contains three subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Topics which were covered in these three subjects from class X to XII are all included in the syllabus of NEET 2020. NEET 2020 exam will be conducted on 3rd May 2020, and candidates who applied for the examination are advised to read the detailed NEET syllabus 2020 before starting their preparation. We have divided the syllabus of NEET 2020 into two different parts that are the topics covered in Class XI and in Class XII.

NEET Syllabus

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET 2020) exam Notification has been released. NEET 2020 Examination is to be held on 3rd May 2020. The candidate may submit NEET Form only online mode. According to NTA Official Information, The last date of the submission of NEET application form 2020 will be on 31st December 2019. NEET exam is the only gateway for admissions into medical & dental UG courses offered by various government and private medical colleges of the country. National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG), 2020 (NEET-UG-2020) will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA).

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET 2020) will be an offline mode (pen and paper-based) test to be held at different centres in India. The questions will be in mix set multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and non- MCQ’s format.

Subject wise questions distribution:

Section No. of Question Marks
Chemistry 45 180
Physics 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180 720

Basic Guidelines

  • Number of Question: Total of 180 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper-based mode).
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 Mark).
  • Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours.
  • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours.
  • Type of Question: There will be objective type questions (four options with one correct answer).

NEET 2020 Syllabus

Preparation must start with a good idea of the NEET syllabus 2020 for Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology and Botany) which is on standard with class 11 and 12 outlines for the same. It is to be understood that NEET question papers will be on the basis of the MCI notified common syllabus of NEET available at and implemented in the year 2013. Aspirants can check the detailed NEET 2020 syllabus in this article including the best books to refer as well as the other important factors like exam pattern and sample papers. It will be prescribed after the review of various state syllabus as well as CBSE, NCERT & COBSE.

There is given below the core syllabus (only broad topics)

NEET Syllabus for Physics

Class XI Class XII
The physical world and measurement Electrostatics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and Power Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Gravitation Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
The behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Electronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves

NEET topic-wise weightage for Physics

Name of the topic Number of questions asked (Approx.)
Alternating current 1
Atoms 0-1
Current electricity 2
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 2
Electric Charges and Fields 1
Electromagnetic induction 1
Electromagnetic waves 1
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance 1
Gravitation 0-1
Kinetic theory 1
Laws of Motion 1
Magnetism and Matter 1
Mechanical Properties of Fluids 0-1
Mechanical Properties of Solids 0-1
Motion in a Plane 0-1
Motion in a Straight Line 0-1
Moving Charges and Magnetism 1
Nuclei 0-1
Oscillations 0-1
Physical World, Units and Measurements 0-1
Ray optics and optical instruments 1
Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits 2
System of Particles and Rotational Motion 1
Thermal Properties of Matter 0-1
Thermodynamics 2
Wave optics 1
Waves 0-1
Work, Energy and Power 1
 Total 45

Best books for NEET physics

  1. 40 Days Physics for NEET by S B Tripathi
  2. Concepts of Competition Physics for CBSE PMT by Agarwal
  3. Concepts of Physics by H C Verma
  4. Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
  5. Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
  6. NCERT Physics by Anil Aggarwal
  7. Objective Physics By D C Pandey
  8. Objective Physics by Prof. Satya Prakash Arya (MTG Publishers)
  9. Physics for NEET by C P Singh
  10. Problems in General Physics by I E Irodov

NEET Syllabus for Chemistry

Class XI Class XII
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Solid State
Structure of Atom Solutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Electrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Chemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids Surface Chemistry
Thermodynamics General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibrium p- Block Elements
Redox Reactions d and f Block Elements
Hydrogen Coordination Compounds
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block Elements Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Hydrocarbons Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
Chemistry in Everyday Life

NEET topic-wise weightage for Chemistry

Name of the topic Number of Questions asked (Approx.)
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 2
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 2
Bio-Molecules 1
Chemical bonding 2
Chemical Kinetics 1
Chemistry in everyday life 1
Coordination Chemistry 4
d-and f-block elements 2
Electrochemistry 1
Environmental Chemistry 1
Equilibrium 3
General Principles and Process of Isolation elements 1
Halo alkanes and Haloarenes; Amines 1
Hydrocarbons 1
Hydrogen 1
N containing Organic Compounds 1
Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques – 1 1
Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques – 2 1
p-block elements(13 14) 2
p-block elements(15 16 17 18) 2
Periodic table 1
Polymers 1
Redox reactions 1
s-block elements 1
Solutions 2
States of Matter 1
Structure of Atom 1
Surface Chemistry 1
The Solid State 1
Thermodynamics 4
Total 45

Best books for NEET chemistry

  1. 40 Days Chemistry for NEET by Sudhanshu Thakur
  2. Boyd for Organic Chemistry
  3. Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J D Lee
  4. Modern’s ABC of Chemistry (Part 1 & 2)
  5. Objective Chemistry (Volume I, II & III)
  6. Objective Chemistry by R K Gupta
  7. Organic Chemistry by Himanshu Pandey (GRB Publication)
  8. Organic Chemistry by Morrison
  9. Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon (G R Bathla Publications)
  10. Practice books
    • Inorganic Chemistry – V K Jaiswal
    • Organic Chemistry – M S Chauhan
    • Physical Chemistry – N Awasthi

NEET Syllabus for Biology

Class XI Class XII
Diversity in Living World Reproduction
Structural Organization in Animals and Plants Genetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human Welfare
Plant Physiology Biotechnology and Its Applications
Human physiology Ecology and environment

NEET topic-wise weightage for Biology

Name of the topic The number of questions asked (Approx.)
Anatomy of Flowering Plants 0-1
Animal Kingdom 2
Biodiversity and Conservation 1
Biological Classification 0-1
Biomolecules 1
Biotechnology and its Applications 1
Biotechnology: Principles and Processes 1
Body Fluids and Circulation 0-1
Breathing and Exchange of Gases 0-1
Cell Cycle and Cell Division 0-1
Cell: The Unit of Life, Biomolecules 0-1
Chemical Coordination and Integration 1
Digestion and Absorption 1
Ecosystem 0-1
Environmental Issues 0-1
Evolution 0-1
Excretory Products and their Elimination 0-1
Human Health and Disease 1
Human Reproduction 1
Locomotion and Movement 0-1
Microbes in Human Welfare 0-1
Mineral Nutrition 0-1
Molecular Basis of Inheritance 2
Morphology of Flowering Plants 1
Neural Control and Coordination 0-1
Organisms and Populations 0-1
Photosynthesis in Higher Plants 0-1
Plant Growth and Development 0-1
Plant Kingdom 1
Principles and Inheritance and Variation 1
Reproduction in Organisms 0-1
Reproductive Health 0-1
Respiration in Plants 0-1
Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants 1
Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production 0-1
Structural Organisation in Animals 0-1
The Living World 0-1
Transport in Plants 0-1
Total 90

Best books for NEET biology

  1. 40 Days Biology for NEET by S Chakravarty
  2. Exploring Biology (Vol 1 & 2) by Sanjay Sharma & Sudhakar Banerjee (Arihant Publications)
  3. GR Bathla publications for Biology
  4. Medical Entrances Biology (Vol 1, 2 & 3) by Mamta R Solanki & Lalita Ghotik (Target Publications)
  5. Moderns ABC of Biology for XI & XII (B B Arora and A K Sabharwal – Modern Publishers)
  6. Objective Biology (Vol 1, 2 & 3), Dinesh Publications
  7. Objective Botany by Ansari
  8. Pradeep’s Publication Biology
  9. True man’s Objective Biology for NEET by M P Tyagi

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