Effective Tips To Prepare For NEET

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test also known as NEET is a competitive exam conducted by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) for aspirants seeking admission to undergraduate BDS and MBBS courses in India. Over 12 lakh aspirants appear for this medical entrance exam every year which is mostly held in the month of May. Students must follow a proper preparation strategy to score good marks in the exam. Some effective tips to prepare for the exam is provided in the points below.

Know the syllabus

The syllabus is the most important component when it comes to competitive exam preparation. NEET exam is known for its huge syllabus and students must be completely thorough with the NEET syllabus to prepare efficiently for the exam. Knowing the syllabus properly will also help candidates to get familiar with the marking scheme and the important topics of the exam. Students will also get to know the important and scoring sections of the NEET like DNA structure, genetics, thermodynamics, etc.

Focus on important chapters

After analyzing the syllabus, students must mark all the important chapters of the exam. They are suggested to dedicate extra time to the important chapters which can help them to get the best output in the exam. Some important chapters for chemistry, physics, and biology are given below.

Chemistry:  Organic Chemistry, Periodic table, Coordination Chemistry, Chemical Bonding, Acid, and Bases, Mole Concept.

Physics: Thermodynamics, Electricity, and Magnetism, Nuclear physics, Fluid Mechanics, Optics, Waves, Oscillation.

Biology: Physiology of Plants and Animals, Cell Biology, Nucleus, Morphology, Genetics, Reproduction, Blood groups, Biotechnology.


Good Preparation Books

There are numerous NEET preparation books in the market, but aspirants must follow the right book. They are suggested to follow those books which cover the complete syllabus of NEET exam. Some chemistry, physics and biology books for NEET are given below.

Chemistry: Organic Chemistry – M. S. Chauhan, Physical Chemistry for Medical Entrance by OP Tandon, Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations – R. C. Mukherjee.

Physics: Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov, Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma, Resnick & Walker.

Biology: AC Dutta for Botany, Trueman’s Elementary Biology Volume – I and Volume – II, Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET.


Practice question papers

Practicing question papers and sample papers is one of the best ways to prepare for NEET. Students are suggested to solve NEET sample papers and previous year question papers on a regular basis to prepare more effectively for the exam. Solving question paper will also give them an idea about the question pattern, the marking scheme and the difficulty level of questions asked in the examination.


Medical aspirants preparing for NEET can follow these strategies to prepare for the examination. Subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube Channel to prepare for NEET with the help of engaging and interactive video lessons on various NEET topics.



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