NEET 2021 Syllabus (Available), Section & Subject Wise Syllabus- Check Here

NTA-logoNEET 2021 Syllabus is comprised of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects. NEET or National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a National level entrance exam for the students.

This exam is conducted for the students who want to take admission in any medical field. Probably, for MBBS and BDS programs. This is the toughest entrance exam for taking admission in the medical field. In this article, we will provide you with all the NEET syllabus related information in a detailed format.

Candidates who will be appearing for NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), have to note that this year’s exams are scheduled somewhere around the first or the second week of May. This entrance exam is purely based on scientific background. If any candidate is weak in the Science field then that candidate has to work double-time for the NEET Entrance Exam.

NEET Languages

NEET can be given in 10 languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Oriya, and Kannada.

NEET Syllabus 2021

The syllabus for this exam is very vast compared to the other different entrance exams. The syllabus contains topics in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. All the topics are covered early in school times. The candidates only have to brush up on their concepts. The candidates need only to brush up on all the topics that are covered earlier.

The exam conducting the National Testing Agency (NTA) has released an official syllabus for NEET Exam. This syllabus will help all the candidates to thoroughly prepare for the NEET Exam. The NEET syllabus is prepared after considering all the other entrance exam syllabus conducted by different boards.

These include the National Testing Agency (NTA), Council Board of School Education (COBSE), and National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT). Further, the NEET syllabus has been made after the recommendations from the Medical Council of India (MCI). This Medical Council of India is the highest order authority that holds all the medical field colleges and the courses.

Topics covered in NEET 2021

The NEET syllabus is strictly based on topics, chapters, and the subjects which were taught at the SSC level and the HSC level schools and colleges. This step was taken to maintain uniformity across the whole Country keeping in mind the relevance of different areas in medical education.

NEET Exam 2021 is conducted in a pen and paper-based format. As per the exam pattern prescribed by CBSE, the question booklet will contain all MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions). The total questions will be consists of 180 MCQs.

  • The total time will be 3 hours for all three subjects that are Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Each correct answer will reward with four marks and each incorrect answer will deduct 1 mark from the list.
  • Below is the table of topics that are covered in each of the individual subjects.

Candidates can Check Topics for NEET Syllabus

NEET Syllabus for Physics

The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Atoms and Nuclei
Gravitation Current Electricity
Kinematics Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Laws of Motion Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Oscillations and Waves Electronic Devices
The physical world and measurement Electrostatics
Properties of Bulk Matter Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Thermodynamics Optics
Work, Energy, and Power

NEET Syllabus for Chemistry

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Classification of Elements and Periodicity of Properties Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids
Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
Equilibrium Chemical Kinetics
Hydrocarbons Chemistry in Everyday Life
Hydrogen Coordination Compounds
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques and Block Elements
Redox Reactions Electrochemistry
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block Elements Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids p- Block Elements
Structure of Atom Polymers
Thermodynamics Solid State
Surface Chemistry

NEET Syllabus for Biology

Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human Welfare
Diversity in Living World Biotechnology and Its Applications
Human physiology Ecology and environment
Plant Physiology Genetics and Evolution
Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants Reproduction

Paper Pattern for NEET Exam 

The Exam pattern for NEET Exam is in pen and paper format. The question booklet given at the time of the NEET Entrance Exam consists of 180 Multiple Choice Questions. Out of which 45 questions are asked from Physics, and Chemistry each respectively.

Whereas, Botany and Zoology section will comprise of 90 questions.

NEET Subject Wise questions 

Subjects Number of MCQs
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45

 Marking Scheme: +4 and -1

Overall, there are around 52, 305 MBBS and BDS seats approximately available in India.

NEET Syllabus – Biology, Chemistry, and Physics

NEET syllabus for all the three subjects as mentioned above will be as per the topics covered in CBSE of class 11 and 12. However, more weight is given to the class 12 topics.

Therefore, it is advisable to brush up on class 12 concepts first and then jump to class 11 concepts. NEET Syllabus for Biology includes 30 chapters from the CBSE syllabus of both classes 11 and 12.

  • In the Biology section, the topics from Class 11 hold more weightage than those of class 12.
  • As per the analysis from the last ten years, we infer that the maximum questions in Biology come from Principles of Inheritance and Variation followed by Molecular Basis of Inheritance and Morphology of Flowering Plants.  NEET Syllabus for Chemistry consists of 18 major topics that dominate the section with most of the questions.
  • For the Chemistry section, candidates are required to focus more on the topics of Class 12 than Class 11 chemistry topics.
  • In Chemistry, the maximum questions are asked from Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure followed by Equilibrium and Hydrocarbons. NEET Syllabus for Physics comprises 23 chapters.
  • The physics section is considered one of the toughest thresholds in NEET by many of the aspirants.
  • It gives maximum weight to Class 12 topics than Class 11 topics from CBSE Syllabus. Most of the questions are asked from Current Electricity, Semi-Conductors, and Laws of Motion.

The syllabus will be based on a common syllabus prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India) the syllabus will have topics from physics, chemistry, botany and zoology subjects. It will be prescribed by the review of various state syllabus as well as CBSE, NCERT & COBSE. The syllabus will be based on the 11th & 12th class standard.

NEET Preparation Tips

  • Firstly, gather all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the examination.
  • Make a proper time-table for your preparations.
  • Consider the excellent preparation books and study materials
  • Practice mock test & previous year question papers.
  • Stay stress-free and healthy while preparing for exams.
  • Don’t try to include new topics at the end of preparations.

NEET 2021 Exam Pattern

  • No. In Question: A total of 180 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through online mode (pen and paper-based mode).
  • Type of Question: There will be objective type questions (four options with one correct answer).
  • Subjects: Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours.
  • Language: Question paper will be asked in 11 languages like English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Urdu, Kannada and Telugu languages.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer (-1 Mark).
Section No. of Question Marks
Chemistry 45 180
Physics 45 180
Zoology 45 180
Botany 45 180
Total 180 720

Minimum Education Qualification

  • Candidates should have passed class 12th or equivalent exam from a recognized board or institution to be eligible for NEET. Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination are also eligible.
  • For the minimum qualifying examination (10+2 exam), candidates subject must be Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology accompanied with English.
  • To be eligible, a candidate from the General category should have scored 50% in the qualifying examination.
  • To be eligible, a candidate from the General – Physically Handicapped category should have scored 50% in the qualifying examination.
  • To be eligible, a candidate for the reserved category (SC/ST/OBC) should have scored 50% in the qualifying examination.

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  1. Arpan Ghosh says:

    I want to know that will i read bsc or msc on studying at doctor college

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