Important Topics for NEET 2021 UG

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Undergraduates or the NEET-UG is the only entrance exam for those aspirants wishing to enrol themselves for the MBBS or BDS courses in different medical and dental colleges across the country.

The NEET-UG 2020 was conducted on 13th September 2020 and 14th October 2020 by the NTA (National Testing Agency). NEET 2021 shall be held on 12th September 2021. Applications forms for NEET-UG 2021 are out now. Being one of the most challenging exams in the country, candidates are required to be well-prepared with all the subjects – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Medical aspirants targeting NEET should prepare all the important topics of NEET Syllabus. The article provides you insights into the important chapters for NEET-UG Exam which is identified based on analysis and research of previous year’s question papers of NEET.

Important topics for NEET 2020

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Important Topics for NEET 2021:

1. Physics – Important Topics for NEET Physics 2021

Physics often gives a hard time to the students and hence this subject should be prepared very well. Some of the most important topics of Physics for the NEET exam are as discussed. 

Important Topics – NEET 2020 Weightage – Number Of Questions Asked 

Class Chapter name Number Of Questions
Class 11
Mechanics 12
Heat & Thermodynamics 5
Waves 1
Class 12
Magnetism 6
Modern Physics 8
Electricity 9
Optics 4

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Listed below are important chapters for NEET-UG along with the average number of questions asked in the NEET Exam from that topic based on previous trends (NEET 2006 – NEET 2019). This can help the candidates to be a step ahead with the preparation.

Name of Unit Chapter’s name Average no. of questions
Physical World and Measurement Physical World and Units and Measurement 1
Motion in Straight Line 2
Motion in a Plane 1-2
Laws of Motion Laws of Motion 2-3
Work, Energy and Power Work, Energy and Power 2
System of Particles and Rotational Motion System of Particles and Rotational Motion 2-3
Gravitation Gravitation 2
Properties of Bulk Matter
Mechanical Properties of Solids 1
Mechanical Properties of Fluids 1
Thermal Properties of Matter 1-2
Oscillations and Waves
Oscillations 1-2
Waves 1-2
Thermodynamics Thermodynamics 1-2
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Kinetic Theory 1
Electric Charges and Fields 1-2
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance 1-2
Current Electricity Current Electricity 4
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Moving Charges and Magnetism 2
Magnetism and Matter 1
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Electromagnetic Induction 1
Alternating Currents 1
Electromagnetic Waves Electromagnetic Waves 1
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments 2
Wave Optics 1
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 2-3
Atoms and Nuclei
Atoms 1-2
Nuclei 2
Electronic Devices Semiconductor Electronics 3
Communication Systems Communication Systems 0

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2. Chemistry – Important Topics for NEET Chemistry 2021

Generally, the chemistry section constitutes questions that are less tricky and hence this section becomes the scoring area at NEET. Important topics from NEET chemistry include:

NEET 2020 Chemistry Weightage – Number Of Questions Asked

Class Section Number Of Questions
Class 11
Physical Chemistry 7
Organic Chemistry 4
Inorganic Chemistry 10
Class 12
Physical Chemistry 9
Organic Chemistry 9
Inorganic Chemistry 6

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The following table depicts important chapters for NEET-UG along with the average number of questions asked in the NEET Exam from that topic based on previous trends (NEET 2006 – NEET 2019). 

Chapter’s name Average no. of questions
Hydrogen 1
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) 2
Some p-Block Elements 1
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 3
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties 1
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements 1
p- Block Elements 2-3
d and f Block Elements 2
Coordination Compounds 2
Environmental Chemistry 1
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques 1-2
Hydrocarbons 3
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 2
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 1-2
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 2-3
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen 1
Biomolecules 2
Polymers 1-2
Chemistry in Everyday Life 1
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry 1-2
Structure of Atom 2
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids 1
Thermodynamics 2
Equilibrium 2-3
Redox Reactions 1
Solid State 1-2
Solutions 2
Electrochemistry 2
Chemical Kinetics 2
Surface Chemistry 1

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By preparing these topics, candidates can easily score well in chemistry and can increase their overall score at the exam.

3. Biology –  Important Topics for NEET Biology 2021

Being a medical entrance test, biology is the most important section for the NEET Exam. The question paper comprises both the zoology and botany sections. Some of the important chapters of NEET biology are given here:

Important Topics – NEET 2020 Botany Weightage – Number Of Questions Asked


Class Chapter name Number Of Questions
Class 11
Plant Physiology 9
Cell and cell cycle 6
Structural organization of plants 5
Diversity of Life 5
Class 12
Genetics 7
Ecology 7
Biology in Human welfare 2
Reproduction and sexual reproduction 2


Class Chapter name Number Of Questions
Class 11
Human Physiology 12
Biomolecules 6
Animal Kingdom 5
Structural organization of animals 2
Class 12
Animal husbandry and Biotechnology 10
Human Reproduction and reproductive health 4
Evolutions theories and evidences 4
Human Health and diseases 4

The following table indicates chapters and the corresponding, average number of questions asked from them based on previous NEET trends (NEET 2006 – NEET 2019).

Name of Unit Chapter’s name Average no. of questions
Diversity in the Living World
The Living World 1
Biological Classification 3-4
Plant Kingdom 3
Animal Kingdom 3-4
Human Physiology
Digestion and Absorption 2
Breathing and Exchange of Gases 2
Body Fluids and Circulation 2
Excretory Products and their Elimination 2
Locomotion and Movement 1-2
Neural Control and Coordination 2
Chemical Coordination and Integration 3
Plant Physiology
Transport in Plants 1-2
Mineral Nutrition 1-2
Photosynthesis in Higher Plants 2
Respiration in Plants 1
Plant Growth and Development 1-2
Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
Morphology of Flowering Plants 3-4
Anatomy of Flowering Plants 3
Structural Organisation in Animals 2
Cell Stucture and Functions
Cell : The Unit of Life 3-4
Biomolecules 2
Cell Cycle and Cell Division 2
Biology and Human Welfare
Human Health and Disease 3-4
Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production 2-3
Microbes in Human Welfare 3
Biotechnology and its Applications
Biotechnology : Principles and Processes 2-3
Biotechnology and its Applications 2
Ecology and Environment
Organisms and Populations 2
Ecosystem 2-3
Biodiversity and Conservation 2-3
Environmental Issues 3
Genetics and Evolution
Principles of Inheritance and Variation 5-6
Molecular Basis of Inheritance 4
Evolution 3
Reproduction in Organisms 1-2
Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants 3-4
Human Reproduction 3-4
Reproductive Health 2

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These were the list of chapters for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology section along with corresponding weightage (approximate) analyzed from previous years’ trends. Aspirants should prepare well for the exam with proper dedication and laser focus. Hard work always pays off and with serious preparation, NEET can be easily cracked.

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