NEET 2020 Biology Weightage

Biology Weightage For NEET 2020

NEET is a national level, single entrance exam for medical aspirants carried out every year for admissions to medical institutes. The exam assesses students’ knowledge in different sections such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The exam is carried out for 720 marks, with 360 marks alone allotted for the Biology section. In other words, 90 questions appear in the Biology section of NEET, 45 each from Botany and Zoology sections. Over the years, on an average, it has been observed that the Biology section of NEET exam is typically the easiest. Students find this section to be easy as 80-85% of questions appearing from this section in the NEET-UG exams are directly picked from the NCERT syllabus.

Only a mere 15% or so questions in the NEET Biology section are beyond the scope of NCERT. Hence, candidates who are well-versed with every line of the NCERT textbook for Biology are assured to crack the NEET Biology section with flying colors. To assist students in this endeavour further and comprehend the importance of concepts, we bring to you chapter wise weightage of Biology concepts as the NEET Biology syllabus remains vast.

NEET 2020 Biology Chapter-wise Weightage

The table provides insights into different chapters and corresponding weightage.

Topic Weightage

(in percentage)

Animal kingdom 7
Molecular basis of inheritance 6
Morphology of flowering plants 5
Sexual reproduction in flowering plants 5
Principles and inheritance and variation 5
Plant kingdom 4
Biomolecules 4
Chemical Coordination and integration 4
Digestion and absorption 3
Human reproduction 3
Human health and disease 3
Biodiversity and conservation 3
Biotechnology: Principles and Processes 3
Biotechnology and its applications 3
The Living world 2
Biological classification 2
Cell: The unit of life, Biomolecules 2
Cell cycle and cell division 2
Anatomy of flowering plants 2
Structural organization in animals 2
Photosynthesis in higher plants 2
Breathing and exchange of gases 2
Excretory Products and their elimination 2
Neural control and coordination 2
Locomotion and movement 2
Reproductive health 2
Evolution 2
Organisms and populations 2
Microbes in Human welfare 2
Ecosystem 2
Environmental issues 2
Strategies for Enhancement in Food production 2
Transport in plants 1
Mineral nutrition 1
Respiration in plants 1
Plant growth and development 1
Body fluids and circulation 1
Reproduction in organisms 1

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