Best Books For AIPMT Exam Preparation

The AIPMT is a very popular written entrance exam conducted for those seeking in government recognised and reputed MBBS and dental colleges. The level of examination is quite tough and requires strategic preparation that needs to refer to standard books. There are numerous books available both online and in bookstores and to help you know what books to refer or buy here are a list of books for AIPMT. Candidates taking AIPMT exam can also download BYJU’S – The Learning App for free to prepare effectively for AIPMT exam.

The idea to start your NEET Exam Preparation with NCERT Books is ideal, but we also advise you to refer other guide books and reference books for the preparation of AIPMT. However, an analysis of past year AIPMT and NEET UG papers have revealed that several questions appearing in the exam were picked directly from NCERT books.

Here are some NCERT and reference books listed for AIPMT preparation that you should check out:


  1. NCERT- Biology Part 1 and Part 2
  2. Pradeep’s Biology
  3. MTG (Biology Today) CBSE PMT (Subscription)
  4. Dinesh Biology
  5. Trueman’s Biology
  6. GRB Bathla’s Publications for Biology (For Theory and Objective)
  7. A C Dutta for Botany (Oxford Publication)
  8. S C (Part 1 and Part 2)


  1. ABC Chemistry
  2. Physical Chemistry O P Tandon
  3. Dinesh Chemistry
  4. Morrison Boyd for Organic Chemistry
  5. NCERT – Chemistry Part 1 and Part 2
  6. Peter Atkins and Julio de Paula for Physical Chemistry
  7. Arihant Organic Chemistry


  1. H C Verma for Physics
  2. CBSE PMT set of 3 Volumes by Anil Aggarwal
  3. NCERT – Physics Part 1 and Part 2
  4. Concept of Competition Physics for CBSE PMT by Aggarwal

List of few important reference books for AIPMT preparation:

AIPMT: Botany Reference List

  1. Plant Anatomy: Esau or B.P. Pandey
  2. Taxonomy: Nair along with Datta
  3. Embryology: Bhojwani and Bhatnagar
  4. Cryptograms: B R Vasista (algae and fungi), P C Vashishta (Pteridophytes gymnosperms) Pandey and Trivedi (both volumes)
  5. Microbiology: Powars’s two books on microbiology are more than enough
  6. Economic Botany: Kochar or Verma
  7. Ecology: Vir Bala Rastogi and MS Jayaraj and P.D. Singh
  8. Physiology and Biochemistry: Salisbury and Ross or Fritz and Noggle
  9. Genetics: Strickberger or Vir Bala Rastogi
  10. Pathology: Singh’s book along with a foreign author
  11. Physiology and Biochemistry: Salisbury and Ross or Fritz and Noggle

Botany Paper-1

  1. Introduction to Botany (for Degree students): A.C.Dutta
  2. Plant Taxonomy: O P Sharma
  3. Economic Botany: Few topics from Kochar
  4. Plant Pathology: R S Sharma Principles of Plant Pathology
  5. Economic Botany: B P Pandey
  6. Plant Pathology: P D Sharma
  7. Lower Biology (Algae, Fungi, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta, Gymnosperms): Singh, Pandey & Jain
  8. Bacteria & Virus: H.C.Dubey
  9. Microbiology: Taro & Kapoor

Botany Paper-2

Cell Biology

  1. Cell Biology & Genetics: P.K.Verma
  2. Plant Physiology: Pandey & Sinha
  3. Genetics: P.K.Gupta


  1. Genetics B.D.Singh
  2. Introduction to Genetics: Pudan Singh
  3. Genetics: P.K.Gupta

Plant Breeding

  1. B.D.Singh
  2. Pudan Singh


  1. B.D. Singh

Plant Physiology

  1. Pandey & Sinha
  2. V.K. Jain
  3. Taiz & Zeiger (Photosynthesis, Respiration & Stress Physiology)


  1. P.D. Singh

AIPMT: Books for Zoology

  1. Economic Zoology – Shukla and Upadhaya, Kotpal- Khetrapal – Aggarwal
  2. Animal physiology – H.R. Singh, Vander
  3. Comparative anatomy of vertebrate zoology – Kent
  4. Cell and molecular biology – De Robertis, C B Powar
  5. Embryology – Balinsky, A.K. Berry, Vir Bala Rastogi
  6. Biochemistry – Harper, Leninger, Stryer, Rao
  7. Genetics – P.K. Gupta, Gardner, Ahluwalia, Vir Bala Rastogi
  8. Organic evolution – Veer Bala Rastogi
  9. Physiology – H.R. Singh
  10. Evolution – Vir Bala Rastogi
  11. A Dictionary of Entomology – Leftwich
  12. General Zoology – Storer and Usurger
  13. Ethology – Reena Mathur, Magazines like Science Reporter, Nature
  14. Vertebrates – R.L. Kotpal, Nigam, Jordan and Varma
  15. Invertebrates – R.L. Kotpal, Nigam, Jordan
  16. Ecology – P.D. Sharma, Odum, Vir Bala Rastogi and MS Jayaraj, Kotpal and Bali

AIPMT: Reference List Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

  1. Theoretical principles of inorganic chemistry – G S Manku
  2. Atomic Structure – Principle of physical chemistry – Puri, Sharma & Pathwa Advance Inorganic Chemistry – J.D. Lee
  3. Chemical Periodicity, Chemical bonding,Coordination compound- Maden, Malik, Tuli
  4. Extradiction of metals, Principle of inorganic chemistry – Puri, Sharma, Jauhar
  5. Rest all the chapters – An advance inorganic chemistry – J.D. Lee
  6. Pollution and its control – A textbook of environmental chemistry and pollution – S S Dara

Physical Chemistry

  1. Principles of Physical Chemistry (Gaseous state, Thermodynamics, Phase rule, solutions, Colligative properties, Electrochemistry, Catalysis, Colloids) – Puri, Sharma & Pathawa
  2. Chemical kinetics – Advance physical chemistry – Gurdeep Raj
  3. Photo chemistry – A textbook of physical chemistry (Vol. – IV) – K.L. Kapoor
  4. Advance physical chemistry – Gurdeep Raj

Organic Chemistry

  1. A guide to mechanism in organic chemistry – Peter Sykes
  2. Bonding and shape of organic molecules, Stereochemistry of carbon compound – Reactions and reagents – O P Agarwal
  3. Rest all the chapters – A textbook of organic chemistry – Bahl & Bahl

AIPMT: Physics Reference List

Classical Mechanics

  1. H.Goldstein
  2. Gupta, Kumar & Sharma
  3. Takewale & Puranik


  1. D.S. Mathur
  2. Kleppner & Kolenkov


  1. Kleppner & Kolenkov
  2. D.S. Mathur

 Special Relativity

  1. R.Resnic
  2. Gupta & Goyal


  1. Ajay Ghatak
  2. B S Agarwal


  1. David Griffiths

EM Theory

  1. Chopra & Agarwal
  2. Satya Prakash

Objective Physics

  1. H.C. Verma
  2. TMH

Statistical Physics

  1. B.B Laud

Solid State Physics

  1. Kittel
  2. Electronics
  3. Allon Mottershead

Atomic & Molecular Spectra

  1. Rajkumar
  2. Nuclear Physics
  3. S.B Patel

Thermal Physics

  1. P.K Chakraborty
  2. Satya Prakash, Singhal & Aggrawal

Quantum Physics

  1. Resnick & Eisberg

Concept of Modern Physics

  1. Arthut Bevser

Along with these books, it is also advised to candidates to make a point to practice previous years question papers or sample papers as it will make easy to crack the AIMPT exam.




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