NEET Study Plan for Beginners

First stop: NEET Exam Syllabus

Before you plan to enter in the battle ground of highly competitive exam, you need to go through the NEET syllabus. A study plan for NEET exam without a sound knowledge about the syllabus of the exam is of no use. Serious NEET aspirants must also be aware about the important topics that have been consistently asked in exam. Understand the exam syllabus to know the topics from where you can start your preparation.

Important topics:

Following are the subject-wise important topics for NEET exam as per the past trends.

  • Biology: Biological Classification, Principles of Inheritance and Variation, Sexual reproduction in Flowering Plants etc.
  • Physics: Current Electricity, Ray Optics, Rotational Motion, Thermodynamics, Semiconductors and Communication System
  • Chemistry: Coordination Compound, s-block elements, p-block elements, Biomolecules and Polymers, Alcohol and Ether

Next thing you must be well aware of is pattern of examination. It is given below for you to refer:

Subject

Questions

Marks

Physics

45

180

Chemistry

45

180

Biology

Botany

45

180

Zoology

45

180

Total

180

720

General guidelines to prepare Physics for NEET:

  1. Start by learning basic math tools like differentiation as it is required to solve many problems
  2. Never think of just memorizing formulas in Physics rather derive and understand their working
  3. Problem solving is the key to success in Physics. Don’t just read the solutions but solve them
  4. Focus more on the important chapters keeping the past trends in mind
  5. Always make short notes for all the topics you studied (it may act as formula copy too)

 

General guidelines to prepare Biology for NEET:

  1. Most important thing to do in Biology is to remember everything
  2. Proper reading of book followed by regular revision is one of the necessities to crack Biology
  3. Do practice questions after learning a topic to judge your understanding of the topic
  4. Give special attention to diagrams as most questions asked in exam are related to some diagram
  5. Do mark all the important things you read or write it down for your quick revision before tests
  6. Reading NCERT book is one of the key requirements as questions are directly asked from the book.

 

General guidelines to prepare Chemistry for NEET:

  1. While studying a topic, student must give a depth revision of same topic from NCERT books
  2. Follow tricks or make your own to memorize some of the topics like periodic table etc.
  3. Never forget the exceptions as these are the ones asked mostly in exams
  4. Learn the reaction mechanism with clarity of concept such that you can predict the product of any reaction
  5. Solving questions after completing a topic is always going to be beneficial

Important Books for NEET Preparation

There are so many books available for the preparation of NEET but there are few books which had created an impact and had been followed by a large number of students. One thing that students must keep in mind is that studying a book is surely going to help them in concept building but what is going to help them in cracking the exam is solving past year question papers and mock tests. The list of books which a student preparing for NEET can refer is:

  • Physics
    • NCERT
    • Concepts of Physics by HC VERMA (Part 1 and Part 2)
    • Objective Physics by D.C. Pandey
    • Concepts of Competition Physics for CBSE PMT by Agarwal
    • Objective Physics by Prof. Satya Prakash Arya
  • Chemistry
    • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
    • ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern
    • Dinesh Chemistry Guide
    • Organic Chemistry by Solomons, M.S. Chauhan
    • Inorganic Chemistry, J.D. Lee
    • Inorganic Chemistry by OP Tandon
  • Biology
    • NCERT Biology Class XI and Class XII textbooks
    • Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
    • Objective Biology by Dinesh
    • Moderns ABC of Biology for XI & XII – B. B. Arora, A. K. Sabharwal- Modern Publishers
    • Exploring Biology (Vol 1 & 2) – Sanjay Sharma & Sudhakar Banerjee

Studying NCERT is a must for all the NEET aspirants as it will also help them prepare for their board exams. Direct questions from NCERT have been asked regularly in Biology and Chemistry. One must surely read NCERT books religiously during their preparation. Other than this, one need not to follow all the books listed above, but can choose any one reference book other than NCERT as it is sufficient for the preparation.

Study plan for NEET Beginner