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NEET Weightage: Candidates preparing for NEET must know the weightage of chapters in NEET 2023. Based on NEET chapter-wise weightage, candidates can prepare an excellent NEET 2023 preparation strategy to crack the exam. The important NEET chapters provided in this article will also help the candidates prepare their NEET Study Plan.
Candidates should strive to revise the most important topics for NEET on a regular basis. A good strategy involves determining which chapters are important and which need to be focused on. This article will help candidates find the NEET chapter-wise weightage for respective Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/ Biotechnology topics.
Latest Update on NEET 2022:
July 29, 2022: NEET 2022 Answer Key will be released soon on the official website.
July 18, 2022: Candidates can check the NEET 2022 question paper solution in PDF provided by Embibe.
July 12, 2022: NTA released NEET 2022 Admit card.
Through the NEET exam 2023, candidates can enter various medical and dental colleges across India. Admissions will be given across 82,926 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, and 52,720 AYUSH seats. It will be done based on 541 MBBS colleges, including 278 government and 263 private colleges. So, before getting with the NEET chapter wise weightage, let us have a brief overview of the NEET exam:
|Name of the Entrance Exam||National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)|
|Exam Conducting Authority||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Type of Exam||National Level Exam|
|Purpose of the Exam||Admissions in Medical, Dental, and Ayush Courses|
|Frequency of Exam Conduction||Once in a year|
|Category of the Exam||Undergraduate|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Fee Payment||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Offline (Pen and Paper Mode)|
|Exam Duration||3 hours 20 minutes|
|Number of Questions||180|
|Type of Questions||Multiple-Choice Questions|
|Exam Syllabus||Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of class 11th & 12th|
The most important chapters for NEET Physics include Laws of Motion, System of Particle and Rigid Body, Thermodynamics, Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism, Current Electricity, etc. Subject matter experts here at Embibe suggest that all candidates must spend considerable time on these chapters.
Therefore, the reference materials and NCERT books become crucial, and numericals should be solved to get better marks. In the following section, candidates will find the NEET Physics chapter-wise weightage as per the NEET Physics Syllabus 2023.
The following table will help candidates under the NEET Physics chapter-wise weightage:
|Physics Chapters And Topics||Average Number of Questions||NEET weightage of the chapter and topic (In percentage)|
|Centre of Mass (Chapter – System of Particles and Rotational Motion)||1||1%|
|Kinematics (Chapters – Motion in a straight line, Motion in a Plane)||1||2%|
|Laws of Motion||3||7%|
|Mechanical Properties of Solids & Fluids||2||3%|
|Rotational motion (Chapter – System of Particles and Rotational Motion)||1||1%|
|Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body||3||7%|
|Units and Measurement||1||2%|
|Work, Energy and Power||2||4%|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||1||3%|
|Thermal Properties of Matter||1||2%|
|Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism||3||6%|
|Electric Charges & Fields||1||2%|
|Electrostatic Potential & Capacitance||1||2%|
|Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits||3||6%|
|Atoms & Nuclei||2||5%|
|Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter||2||4%|
|Ray Optics & Optical Instrument||3||5%|
The following table will help candidates find important Physics topics:
|Class XI||Class XII|
|Physical World and Measurement||Electrostatics|
|Laws of Motion||Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism|
|Work, Energy and Power||Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents|
|Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body||Electromagnetic Waves|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation|
|Thermodynamics||Atoms and Nuclei|
|Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory||Electronic Devices|
|Oscillations and Waves||–|
The Chemistry section of the NEET question paper consists of 45 questions. Three subsections of Chemistry are physical, inorganic and organic chemistry. Candidates can refer to the following table to have an understanding of the important chapters for NEET Chemistry section.
|Chemistry Chapters||Average Number of Questions||NEET Chapter Wise Weightage|
|Periodic Table & Periodicity in Properties||2||4%|
|d-block & f-block Elements||2||4%|
|General Organic Chemistry||2||5%|
|Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids||2||3%|
|Alkyl Halide, Alcohol & Ether||2||4%|
|Organic Compounds containing nitrogen||2||3%|
|Chemistry in Everyday Life||2||3%|
|IUPAC & Isomerism||2||4%|
|Practical Organic Chemistry||1||2%|
|Atomic Structure & Nuclear Chemistry||1||3%|
|Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry||1||3%|
|Solution & Colligative Properties||2||4%|
The following list will dictate the important chapters for NEET Chemistry section. The syllabus curation is done based on the NEET syllabus 2023 released through the official brochure. Candidates can refer to the table below.
|Class XI||Class XII|
|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|
|Redox Reactions||d and f Block Elements|
|s-Block Elements||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|p-Block Elements||Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers|
|Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles and Techniques||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|Hydrocarbons||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|–||Chemistry in Everyday Life|
Biology/Biotechnology consists of the maximal weightage in the entire question paper. The biology section consists of a total of 90 questions, divided into 45 questions for Botany and Zoology. The table in the section below will help candidates understand the NEET Biology chapter-wise weightage.
The following table will help candidates to understand the NEET Biology chapter-wise weightage.
|Biology Chapters and topics||Average no. of Questions from the chapter||Weightage of the chapter and topic (In percentage)|
|Morphology of Flowering Plants||4||7%|
|Cell Structure & Function||6||10%|
|Genetics and Evolution||15||24%|
|Ecology and Environment||10||16%|
|Structural Organisation in Animals||2||5%|
|Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health||5||18%|
|Origin & Evolution||3||10%|
|Biology and Human Welfare||1||2%|
|Human Health & Diseases||3||9%|
The NEET syllabus for biology is essential for all NEET aspirants since this subject has the most prominence in the paper. The NEET syllabus for 2023 is given below, based on the core syllabus released by NTA in the official brochure. Candidates can find the table below for important chapters for NEET Biology section.
|Class XI||Class XII|
|Diversity in Living World||Reproduction|
|Structural Organisation in Animals and Plant||Genetics and Evolution|
|Cell Structure and Function||Biology and Human Welfare|
|Plant Physiology||Biotechnology and its Applications|
|Human Physiology||Ecology and Environment|
Candidates can crack the NEET exam by selecting some of the best study materials for preparation and regularly giving mock tests. At Embibe, candidates can get all the NCERT book solutions and exam questions for free!
As aspirants now know about NEET chapter-wise weightage and important chapters for NEET. Here is a list of some of the best books candidates can go through to get good scores in their NEET exam 2023. The NEET books given over here are recommended by our subject-matter experts here at Embibe, and the previous years’ toppers also choose these over.
The following table will help candidates find the best books for NEET 2023 examination.
|Best NEET Books for Physics||Best NEET Books for Biology||Best NEET Books for Chemistry|
|40 Days Physics for NEET by S B Tripathi||Objective Biology (Vol 1, 2 & 3), Dinesh Publications||Modern’s ABC of Chemistry (Part 1 & 2)|
|NCERT Physics by Anil Aggarwal||40 Days Biology for NEET by S Chakravarty||40 Days Chemistry for NEET by Sudhanshu Thakur|
|Concepts of Competition Physics for CBSE PMT by Agarwal||Medical Entrances Biology (Vol 1, 2 & 3) by Mamta R Solanki & Lalita Ghotik (Target Publications)||Objective Chemistry (Volume I, II & III)|
|Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker||Exploring Biology (Vol 1 & 2) by Sanjay Sharma & Sudhakar Banerjee (Arihant Publications)||Organic Chemistry by Himanshu Pandey (GRB Publication)|
|Concepts of Physics by H C Verma||Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon (G R Bathla Publications)|
Here are some frequently asked questions on NEET chapter-wise weightage 2023:
Ans. Candidates must refer to the NCERT Physics book for the NEET exam 2023. Also, they can go for DC Pandey’s Physics book for more theoretical concepts and numericals coverage.
Ans. The NCERT book for Botany is enough for NEET 2023. However, candidates can study some of the other reference books like Pradeep Guide on Biology or Trueman’s Biology Vol I and II to get better scores.
Ans. To score 650 above, candidates need to answer 165 correct answers with no errors.
Ans. Biology is one of the scoring subjects in the NEET examination 2023. Chapter-wise mock tests and previous year sample papers can help candidates get better marks in their NEET exams.
Ans. The gravitation chapter generally goes with a 3% weightage in the NEET examination as per NEET Physics chapter-wise weightage trends. To score well, candidates must prepare for Gravitation numericals since numerical-based questions can come from the chapter.
Ans. NCERT books are good for qualifying for NEET 2023, but candidates must practice and solve some of the other reference books to score well.
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