NEET 2020: Subject-wise study tips for all NEET aspirants


Every year National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination is conducted for admission into medical and dental courses. This year due to coronavirus pandemic NEET examination will be held on July 26, 2020, as announced by the HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. The announced gave relive and time to all the medical aspirants.

Students were not sure when the exam will take place but the announced gave them surety and more time than usual to prepare and revise well.


Some more information about NEET 2020


From this year there will be no separate entrance examination conducted by AIIMS and JIPMER. NEET will be the only examination conducted for entrance into UG medical courses.


NEET question paper pattern remains the same this year also. There will be a total of 180 multiple type questions. The questions will be divided into 45 chemistry, 45 physics, and 90 biology ( botany and zoology ). The examination will be conducted on pen and paper mode and the duration will be 3 hours.



Marking Scheme of NEET 2020


The question paper consists of a total of 180 questions. +4 will be awarded for each correct answer and -1 for each wrong answer. For an unattempted question, no mark will be deducted.The question paper holds a total mark of 720. students should practice previous year papers and should be through with NCERT books to score high.


Below we have mentioned subject wise study tips.



  1. Physics

There will be 45 questions from this section which makes it of 180 marks. This section is considered to be the toughest one of all three. You should focus on the chapters you have command and leave the chapters you consider tough.


Best books for preparation are:-


  • NCERT textbooks XI/XII
  • Class Notes.
  • MTG Objective NCERT at Your Finger Tips Physics for NEET,
  • Dc Pandey-NEET(for objective questions),
  • H.C Verma (objective-1 for theory and practicing conceptual objective problems).



  1. Chemistry


Like physics, this section also has 45 questions and a total of 180 marks. Chemistry is divided into organic, inorganic, and physical. All three sections should be given equal importance. Questions of all the sections are given equal importance. Be friendly with the reactions and equations to excel in this section.


Best books for preparation are:-


  • NCERT Textbook XI/XII
  • Class Notes
  • MTG Objective NCERT at Your Finger Tips Chemistry for NEET,
  • VK Jaiswal (Inorganic objective)
  • MS Chauhan (Organic objective)
  • N Awasthi (Physical objective) or physical chemistry by O.P Tandon



  1. Biology


This section carries the most number of marks I.g 360 and a total of 90 questions so focus on biology more and more. Each figure in the NCERT book is important as you get two questions bases on figures also so while studying doesn’t miss out on the study of the figures and practice them also.

Best books for preparation are:-

  • NCERT textbook XI/XII,
  • Class Notes
  • MTG Objective NCERT at Your Finger Tips biology for NEET
  • Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
  • MTG previous years chapter wise Question in biology for NEET.


To conclude for better time management and efficiency practice as many sample papers you can. seek advice from your seniors and faculty members. The practice is the only key to excel.

Don’t stress too much as it will affect your mental health. Takeout some time for recreation also, meditate , play games for a few hours. Take a break and again start studying.