Important Topics for NEET 2021 UG

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

The NEET-UG 2020 is expected to be conducted on 13th September 2020 by the NTA (National Testing Agency). 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 Exam which is identified based on analysis and research of previous year’s question papers of NEET.

Listed below are important chapters for NEET-UG with the number of questions (in percentage) asked in the NEET Exam from that topic. This can help the candidates to be a step ahead with the preparation.

Important topics for NEET 2020

Important Topics for NEET:

1. Physics

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:

NEET Class 11 Physics 

Unit Chapters Approximate weightage based on previous trends
I Physical-world and measurement 2%
Chapter–1: Physical World
Chapter–2: Units and Measurements
II Kinematics 3%
Chapter–3: Motion in a Straight Line
Chapter–4: Motion in a Plane
III Laws of Motion 3%
Chapter–5: Laws of Motion
IV Work, Energy and Power 4%
Chapter–6: Work, Energy and Power
V Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body 5%
Chapter–7: System of Particles and Rotational Motion
VI Gravitation 2%
Chapter–8: Gravitation
VII Properties of Bulk Matter 3%
Chapter–9: Mechanical Properties of Solids
Chapter–10: Mechanical Properties of Fluids
Chapter–11: Thermal Properties of Matter
VIII Thermodynamics 9%
Chapter–12: Thermodynamics
IX Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory 3%
Chapter–13: Kinetic Theory
X Oscillation & Waves 3%
Chapter–14: Oscillations
Chapter–15: Waves

Also Check: NEET Physics MCQs

NEET Class 12 Physics 

Unit Chapters Approximate weightage based on previous trends
I Electrostatics 9%
Chapter-1: Electric Charges and Fields
Chapter-2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
II Current Electricity 8%
Chapter-3: Current Electricity
III Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism 5%
Chapter-4: Moving Charges and Magnetism
Chapter-5: Magnetism and Matter
IV Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current 8%
Chapter-6: Electromagnetic Induction
Chapter-7: Alternating Current
V Electromagnetic Waves 5%
Chapter-8: Electromagnetic Waves
VI Optics 10%
Chapter-9: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
Chapter-10: Wave Optics
VII Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation 6%
Chapter-11: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
VIII Atoms & Nuclei 3%
Chapter-12: Atoms
Chapter-13: Nuclei
IX Electronic Devices 9%
Chapter-14: Semiconductor Electronics

2. Chemistry:

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 Class 11 Chemistry

Unit Chapters Approximate weightage based on previous trends
I Basic Concepts of Chemistry 1%
II Structure of Atom 2%
III Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties 2%
IV Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 5%
V States of Matter: Gases and Liquids 2%
VI Thermodynamics 8%
VII Equilibrium 6%
VIII Redox Reactions 3%
IX Hydrogen 3%
X s-Block Elements 2%
XI Some p-Block Elements 2%
XII Organic Chemistry: Basic Principles & Techniques 4%
XIII Hydrocarbons 3%
XIV Environmental Chemistry 2%

Also Explore: Chemistry MCQs for NEET

NEET Class 12 Chemistry

Unit Chapters Approximate weightage based on previous trends
I Solid State 2%
II Solutions 5%
III Electrochemistry 2%
IV Chemical Kinetics 3%
V Surface Chemistry 2%
VI Isolation of Elements 2%
VII p-Block Elements 5%
VIII d- and f-Block Elements 4%
IX Coordination Compounds 9%
X Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 3%
XI Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 4%
XII Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 4%
XIII Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen 2%
XIV Biomolecules 3%
XV Polymers 3%
XVI Chemistry in Everyday Life 2%

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

3. Biology:

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

NEET Class 11 Biology

Unit Chapters Approximate weightage based on previous trends
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: Breathing 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

Additional Reading: NEET Biology MCQs

NEET Class 12 Biology

Unit Chapters  Approximate weightage based on previous trends
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

Important Notes for NEET Biology

These were the list of chapters for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology section along with weightage (in percentage) 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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