Medical undergraduate students starting their NEET Biology Preparation must be informed of all the tricks that help them to perform the best possible results. Students must start their preparation for NEET Biology since Class 11th as the syllabus carries equal distribution of questions from Class 11th and Class 12th. In case one is staring about how to prepare for NEET Biology, this section has got you covered. Biology subject in the NEET question paper offers covers 90 questions offering a total of 360 marks.
Preparation for NEET Biology needs students to be thorough with the NCERT as the syllabus for the Biology are almost fully based on it. Students undergoing their NEET Biology preparation must know the concepts included in the syllabus and practise the questions based on their application. Analysis of NEET previous year question papers has shown that the difficulty level of the question paper has raised over the years.
1. Genetics and Evolution
2. Reproduction – Flowering Plants and Human
3. Diversity in Living Organisms
5. Physiology – Plant and Human
1. Structural Organization in Living Organisms
2. Cell Structure and Function
1. Objective Biology by Dinesh
2. Objective Botany by Ansari
3. Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
4. Pradeep Guide on Biology
5. Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips by MTG
AIR 1, Kalpana Kumari who scored the perfect marks in NEET Biology in 2018 stated that she followed NCERT, regular practice and the notes gave at her coaching institute and said, I never faced a problem in Biology but you need to give equal time to this part.
AIR 3, Himanshu Sharma, who got 350 out of 360, considered NEET Biology to be a moderately difficult section and said, “Since some of the questions in Biology section were asked from outside the NCERT books”. He referred to have studied authored books aside from the NCERT for preparation of NEET Biology.
Krishna Ashish Agarwal, NEET 2018 AIR 7, said, “If you want to pass NEET then Biology is the most essential section”. He believed that answering practice papers helped him in getting 350 out of 360 in NEET Biology.
Academic expert and Head of TIME Chennai, Anand Nagarajan, says, “For NEET Biology, studying and re-reading NCERT textbooks is very important. NEET, without difficulty, is a Biology-centric test with 50% of the questions coming from the subject. All chapters of Biology are equally valuable. Note down and memorize the common and scientific names of the organisms while reading. Developing a strong conceptual knowledge will help students score well in NEET Biology”.
Aakash Choudhary, Director of Aakash Educational Services, shares his take on NEET Biology preparation with Selfstudys and says, “For NEET Biology Prepare Human Physiology, Plant Physiology, Cell Biology and Biomolecules from Class 11th syllabus according to previous questions in NEET. Moreover, Animalia and Plantae must be provided special attention as they are comparatively difficult topics. The main emphasis, however, should be on aspects of non-chordate and chordate phyla along with their examples. Also, learn the common and scientific names of the organisms. Practice as many numerical problems from ‘Genetics’ as you can along with the pedigree chart. You must also build a strong knowledge of conceptually about ‘Ecology’ and ‘’Biotechnology”.
The preparation strategies considered for NEET Biology as well as the opinions of toppers are likely to assist students in achieving the desired score in the Biology section of NEET 2020.