Best NEET books should be read and understood by all aspirants if there is a desire to crack the exam in 2018. The first thing that comes to your mind at the onset of your exam preparation (be it any exam) is the study material. What NEET books to refer to? Where and how do I learn all the concepts? Will I have time to practice all the questions? These are haunting questions and, in this post, we hope to help you take the first step in the right direction.
As you start your preparations for NEET 2018, here are some excellent reference books for you to refer to. We did a detailed post on these three subjects – Physics, Biology and Chemistry.
We also did a post on important chapters for all these three subjects. Refer to these posts to get a fair idea on what to expect in NEET 2018.
NEET 2018: An Overview
|Name of Examination||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test|
|Acronym Used Commonly||NEET|
|Conducting Body||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
|Time Limit||3 Hours|
|Subject Wise Questions||45|
|Marks per Question||4|
|Negative Marking||Yes (-1)|
|Courses Offered through the exam||MBBS, BDS|
National Entrance cum Eligibility Test is an entrance exam for medical courses like MBBS, BDS, and PG in both private and government medical colleges. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is responsible for conducting NEET-UG Exam every year in various parts of India. It is an offline objective question based (MCQ) entrance test with 11 lakhs candidates applying every year.
The Honorable Supreme Court on April 28th, 2016 approved NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test as the single examination. The development which happened three days before the AIPMT 2016 exam had created a lot of confusion amongst medical aspirants who were studying for various medical entrance exams all across the country.
How to Utilize NEET Books to your Advantage ?
Each aspirant appearing for NEET 2018 is expected to read all the NEET books cover to cover. The important concepts and facts can be underlined. Making good quality comprehensive notes is recommended. They will add to your knowledge. Instead of focusing on too many NEET books, go for a few quality NEET books and prepare for them well. Once you start having a grip over your preparation , start practicing mock tests.
Top Tips for Using NEET Books
1.Begin with NCERT NEET books and then move on the others
2.Read NCERT as well as other Reference NEET books cover to cover
3. No matter how lengthy the syllabus, do not indulge in selective study
4.Attempt as many mock tests as you can
5. Time yourself and evaluate your performance in the end.
Strategy for Reading NEET Books
Start from the beginning and choose the subject you’re good at initially. Once you gain confidence in certain areas, move immediately to a concept and a subject that is your weakness. Invest a good amount of time in understanding and later practicing questions on the concept. The key to score good marks by NEET books is to prepare them well. Rote learning is to be avoided at all costs. Keep alternating your preparation between NEET books from a weak subject and a strong subject. This way you’ll create a balance.
The Best NEET Books for Preparation
While NCERT books are the best to get all your basic concepts covered, the following are some of the best NEET books for each subject to be tested in the exam. For the preparation of NEET or any other medical entrance examination, the key is to start with NCERT and end with NCERT. In between, you can refer to the books mentioned below to understand more about the topics and practicing the questions. Move on to best NEET books for reference only if you have had revised your NCERT books thoroughly. Try not to refer to too many books at once as that can be confusing.
Best NEET books for Physics
- The Concept of Physics by HC Verma
- Objective Physics by Prof. Satya Prakash Arya (MTG Publishers)
- Concepts of Competition Physics For CBSE PMT by Agarwal
- NCERT Physics by Anil Aggarwal
Best NEET books for Biology
- Moderns ABC of Biology for XI & XII – B. B. Arora, A. K. Sabharwal- Modern Publishers
- Exploring Biology (Vol 1 & 2) – Sanjay Sharma & Sudhakar Banerjee – Arihant Publications
- Objective Biology (Vol 1, 2 & 3) – K. N. Bhatia / K. Bhatia – Dinesh Publications
- Medical Entrances Biology (Vol 1, 2 & 3) – Mamta R. Solanki & Lalita Ghotik – Target Publications
Best NEET books for Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon (G. R. Bathla Publications)
- Objective Chemistry (Set of 3 Vols) (S. Dinesh & Co.)
- Modern’s ABC of Chemistry (Part 1 & 2)
- Organic Chemistry by Himanshu Pandey (GRB Publication)
Good NEET books can help you out immensely in terms of motivation and concentration. At Embibe, you can solve all the questions from the above-mentioned books and more. You will also improve your score by 23% in just a couple of tests! So start by taking a mock test; it’s absolutely free! 🙂