NEET Syllabus 2020

NEET Syllabus 2021 includes topics covered in Class 11 and 12 Physics, Biology and Chemistry syllabus. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a medical entrance examination conducted nationwide by the NTA (National Testing Agency) for students aspiring to pursue medical courses across medical colleges in the country. NEET 2021 question paper is formed on the basis of the syllabus specified by the  MCI (Medical Council of India).

The syllabus for NEET is designed by MCI after analysing the syllabus specified by different State boards in addition to the syllabus prescribed by NCERT, CBSE, and COBSE in class 11 and 12 Physics, Chemistry, and Biology to ensure uniformity in medical education across India. Procuring familiarity with the syllabus can assure a thorough preparation of each and every topic covered in the NEET syllabus 2021.

Owing to the vast syllabus and fierce competitive levels, NEET is deemed as one of the toughest competitive exams. Before you start your NEET preparations, students are recommended to know and understand each topic the syllabus has to offer. The intent of NEET Syllabus is to assist NEET 2021 aspirants to comprehend the content that is to be covered. A foolproof strategy must be planned and its execution is important for cracking NEET. NEET syllabus renders a fair knowledge of allotment of marks, along with important topics to be prioritized.

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NEET Syllabus 2021 – Physics

Class 11th Syllabus

Class 12th Syllabus

Physical world and measurement Electro statistics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy, and Power Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
Motion of systems of particles and rigid body Electromagnetic waves
Gravitation Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory Electronic Devices
Oscillations and wave

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NEET Syllabus 2021 – Chemistry

Class 11th Syllabus Class 12th Syllabus
Some basic concepts of Chemistry Solid state
Structure of atom Solutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Electrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular structure Chemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and liquids Surface Chemistry
Thermodynamics General principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibrium P Block elements
Redox reactions D and F block elements
Hydrogen Coordination compounds
s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block elements Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniques Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Hydrocarbons Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
Environmental chemistry Biomolecules, Polymers, and Chemistry in everyday life

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NEET Syllabus 2021 – Biology

Class 11th Syllabus Class 12th Syllabus
Diversity in the Living World Reproduction
Structural organization – Plants and Animals Genetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human welfare
Plant Physiology Biotechnology and its applications
Human physiology Ecology and environment

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NEET Syllabus Analysis:


The table below depicts the weightage of topics in the NEET Syllabus Physics Section, provided unit-wise after analysis of NEET 2020 question paper. Take a look:

Unit Weightage (approximate)
Physical World and Measurement 2%
Kinematics 7%
Laws of Motion 7%
Work, Energy and Power 4%
System of Particles and Rotational Motion 4.50%
Gravitation 4.50%
Properties of Bulk Matter 9%
Oscillations and Waves 7%
Thermodynamics 4.50%
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory 2%
Electrostatics 4%
Current Electricity 9%
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism 7%
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents 4%
Electromagnetic Waves 2%
Optics 4.50%
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 4%
Atoms and Nuclei 7%
Electronic Devices 7%

physics syllabus analysis

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The table below depicts the weightage of topics covered in the NEET Chemistry Section (Physical, Inorganic and Organic chemistry), provided unit-wise after analysis of NEET 2020 question paper. Take a look:

Class Chemistry Section Name of unit
Weightage (approximate)
Class 11
Inorganic Chemistry
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
Some p-Block Elements
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Organic Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques
Physical Chemistry
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Structure of Atom
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Redox Reactions
Class 12
Inorganic Chemistry
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
p- Block Elements
d and f Block Elements
Coordination Compounds
Organic Chemistry
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Physical Chemistry
Solid State
Chemical Kinetics
Surface Chemistry

NEET Chemistry syllabus analysis

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On the basis of NEET 2020 question paper, analysis of the NEET biology section reveals the following details.

NEET Biology – Weightage of various topics is as follows:

Class XI
Unit Chapters Weightage (approximate)
I Diversity of Living Organisms 12%
II Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals 9%
III Cell: Structure and Function 8%
IV Plant Physiology 8%
V Human Physiology 16%
Class XII
Unit Chapters Weightage
VI Reproduction 11%
VII Genetics and Evolution 13%
VIII Biology and Human Welfare 9%
IX Biotechnology and its Applications 4%
X Ecology and Environment 10%

NEET Biology syllabus analysis

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