NEET Syllabus 2020 | Exam Pattern | Biology, Physics & Chemistry

NEET Syllabus 2020:-NEET 2020 Syllabus for the medical exam basically comprises of three main subjects namely, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The detailed NEET Syllabus 2020 by NTA is available for download on Vedantu. NTA has defined NEET Syllabus from topics covered in class 11 and class 12. By downloading the Syllabus of NEET 2020, candidates can know the exact topics which will help them to prepare for the exam thoroughly & to score more marks in NEET Examination.

NEET Syllabus 2020 | Exam Pattern | Biology, Physics & Chemistry

NEET Syllabus 2020 | Exam Pattern | Biology, Physics & Chemistry

Has NTA released NEET revised syllabus 2020?

Candidates appearing for NEET 2020 must beware of the fake news and rumours. NTA has made no modifications to the existing NEET syllabus 2020. Hence the news of NTA releasing a new NEET revised syllabus is a hoax. The official notification released by NTA regarding the rumours of NEET 2020 revised syllabus has been given for reference.

Syllabus of NEET PDF

NEET syllabus PDF is a combination of Class 11 and Class 12. We have listed the syllabus subject wise to make it easier and clear for the students. 

NEET 2020 Biology syllabus

Class 11Class 12
Diversity in Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organization in Animals and PlantGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and its Applications
Human PhysiologyEcology and Environment

NEET 2020 Physics syllabus

Class 11Class 12
Physical World and MeasurementElectrostatics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and PowerElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectromagnetic Waves
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
The behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves

NEET 2020 Chemistry syllabus

Class 11Class 12
Some Basic Concepts of ChemistrySolid state
Structure of AtomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and LiquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibriump-Block elements
Redox Reactionsd and f Block Elements
HydrogenCoordination Compounds
s-Block ElementsHaloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block ElementsAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and TechniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental ChemistryBiomolecules
Chemistry in Everyday Life

NEET Exam Pattern: Marks Distribution

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks

Total number of questions : 180 

Total marks : 720

NEET 2020 Exam Details

NEET 2020
Exam NameNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Category typeUndergraduate
LevelNational Level
CoursesMBBS and BDS
Total SeatAround 1 lakh (MBBS + BDS)
Course DurationMBBS is 4½ years with 1 year of mandatory rotating internship

BDS is 4 years with 1 year of mandatory rotating internship

Exam Duration3 hours 
Question TypeMCQ
Total Questions 180
Negative Marking Yes
Examination Date 3rd May 2020

Marking Scheme

Correct Answer4 Marks
Wrong Answer-1 Mark
Unattempted Questions0 Marks
Marking more than one option0 Marks
Exam duration3 hours
Exam modeOffline ( pen and paper )
Questions typeMultiple Choice
The medium of the examEnglish, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu

For every correct attempt, you will get 4 marks and for every wrong attempt will lead to the deduction of 1 marks.

You can use the below formula to calculate your NEET marks:

NEET Score = (4 X Number of Correct Attempts) – (1 X Number of Incorrect Attempts)

NEET 2020 is held in 11 different languages. They are:

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Marathi
  • Oriya
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Kannada
  • Urdu
Name of the ExamNEET 2020
Exam Date05 May 2020
Exam Timings02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Total Marks Allotted720
LanguageThe entrance exam was conducted in 11 languages.
Correct Answer+4 Marks
Negative Marking01 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response
Subjects for NEET 2020The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2020 have questions based on physics, chemistry, biology (botany and zoology)

NEET chapter-wise weightage for Physics

Name of the chapterNumber of questions asked (Approx.)Weightage in percentile
Alternating current14
Current electricity28
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter26
Electric Charges and Fields14.5
Electromagnetic induction14
Electromagnetic waves15
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance14.5
Kinetic theory13
Laws of Motion13
Magnetism and Matter12.5
Mechanical Properties of Fluids0-12
Mechanical Properties of Solids0-12
Motion in a Plane0-11.5
Motion in a Straight Line0-11.5
Moving Charges and Magnetism12.5
Physical World, Units and Measurements0-12
Ray optics and optical instruments15
Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits26
System of Particles and Rotational Motion15
Thermal Properties of Matter0-12
Wave optics15
Work, Energy and Power14

Best books for NEET physics

  1. 40 Days Physics for NEET by S B Tripathi
  2. Concepts of Competition Physics for CBSE PMT by Agarwal
  3. Concepts of Physics by H C Verma
  4. Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
  5. Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
  6. NCERT Physics by Anil Aggarwal
  7. Objective Physics By D C Pandey
  8. Objective Physics by Prof. Satya Prakash Arya (MTG Publishers)
  9. Physics for NEET by C P Singh
  10. Problems in General Physics by I E Irodov

NEET chapter-wise weightage for Biology

Name of the chapterNumber of questions asked (Approx.)Weightage in percentile
Anatomy of Flowering Plants0-12
Animal Kingdom27
Biodiversity and Conservation13
Biological Classification0-12
Biotechnology and its Applications13
Biotechnology: Principles and Processes13
Body Fluids and Circulation0-11
Breathing and Exchange of Gases0-12
Cell Cycle and Cell Division0-12
Cell: The Unit of Life, Biomolecules0-12
Chemical Coordination and Integration14
Digestion and Absorption13
Environmental Issues0-12
Excretory Products and their Elimination0-12
Human Health and Disease13
Human Reproduction13
Locomotion and Movement0-12
Microbes in Human Welfare0-12
Mineral Nutrition0-11
Molecular Basis of Inheritance26
Morphology of Flowering Plants15
Neural Control and Coordination0-12
Organisms and Populations0-12
Photosynthesis in Higher Plants0-12
Plant Growth and Development0-11
Plant Kingdom14
Principles and Inheritance and Variation15
Reproduction in Organisms0-11
Reproductive Health0-12
Respiration in Plants0-11
Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants15
Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production0-12
Structural Organisation in Animals0-12
The Living World0-12
Transport in Plants0-11

Best books for NEET biology

  1. 40 Days Biology for NEET by S Chakravarty
  2. Exploring Biology (Vol 1 & 2) by Sanjay Sharma & Sudhakar Banerjee (Arihant Publications)
  3. GR Bathla publications for Biology
  4. Medical Entrances Biology (Vol 1, 2 & 3) by Mamta R Solanki & Lalita Ghotik (Target Publications)
  5. Moderns ABC of Biology for XI & XII (B B Arora and A K Sabharwal – Modern Publishers)
  6. Objective Biology (Vol 1, 2 & 3), Dinesh Publications
  7. Objective Botany by Ansari
  8. Pradeep’s Publication Biology
  9. True man’s Objective Biology for NEET by M P Tyagi

NEET Chapter-wise weightage for Chemistry

Name of the chapterNumber of Questions asked (Approx.)Weightage in percentile
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers24
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids24
Chemical bonding25
Chemical Kinetics13
Chemistry in everyday life12
Coordination Chemistry49
d-and f-block elements24
Environmental Chemistry12
General Principles and Process of Isolation elements12
Halo alkanes and Haloarenes; Amines13
N containing Organic Compounds13
Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques – 112
Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques – 212
p-block elements(13 14)23.5
p-block elements(15 16 17 18)23.5
Periodic table12
Redox reactions13
s-block elements12
States of Matter12
Structure of Atom12
Surface Chemistry12
The Solid State12

Best books for NEET chemistry

  1. 40 Days Chemistry for NEET by Sudhanshu Thakur
  2. Boyd for Organic Chemistry
  3. Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J D Lee
  4. Modern’s ABC of Chemistry (Part 1 & 2)
  5. Objective Chemistry (Volume I, II & III)
  6. Objective Chemistry by R K Gupta
  7. Organic Chemistry by Himanshu Pandey (GRB Publication)
  8. Organic Chemistry by Morrison
  9. Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon (G R Bathla Publications)
  10. Practice books
    • Inorganic Chemistry – V K Jaiswal
    • Organic Chemistry – M S Chauhan
    • Physical Chemistry – N Awasthi

NEET Exam Syllabus 2020 – Language

  1. Students can choose for Question Paper in either of the following languages such as English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya or  Assamese. 
  2. During the form filling process, there will be an option for a medium of the question paper.
  3. If the option is chosen, it cannot be exercised later by the students.
  4. Students who opt for English will be provided with English test booklet only.
  5. Candidates who choose Hindi will be provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet, i.e., with both Hindi and English.
  6. Candidates who opted for vernacular languages will be provided with the Bilingual Test Booklet, i.e., in the selected language and in English as well.
  7. In case of any issue with the translation of any of the questions, its English version will be treated as the final language.
  8. The option of vernacular languages will only be available as per the details mentioned below:
S.No.Medium of Question PaperExamination Centres
1 English & HindiAll Examination Centre Cities
2 English & AssameseExamination Centre Cities in Assam
3 English & BengaliExamination Centre Cities in West Bengal
4 English & GujaratiExamination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Dadra, Nagar Haveli and Daman
5 English & MarathiExamination Centre Cities in Maharashtra
6 English & TamilExamination Centre Cities in Tamil Nadu
7 English & TeluguExamination Centre Cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
8 English & OriyaExamination Centre Cities in Odisha
9 English & KannadaExamination Centre Cities in Karnataka
10 English & UrduAll Examination Centre Cities

NEET 2020 Important Chapters

Make a list of important NEET chapters for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. You will get the weightage of all the NEET topics along with their difficulty level. To help you prioritize your preparation, our academic experts have categorized all NEET topics under 4 parts: 

  1. Important, easy
  2. Important difficult
  3. Not important, easy
  4. Not important, difficult

NEET 2020 Physics Important Chapters

Firstly, we shall look into Important and easy units. 

  • Motion in One Dimension
  • Atomic structure in Modern Physics
  • Semiconductors and communication system
  • Gravitation
  • Wave Optics

Below mentioned are for Important and difficult units. 

  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of current
  • Waves and sound
  • Properties of matter and Fluid mechanics
  • Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Rotational Motion
  • Ray Optics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Circular Motion
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion

Now, we shall look into the units which are Not important but easy

  • Mathematics in Physics
  • Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
  • Thermal Properties of Matter, Calorimetry and Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Photoelectric Effect and Electromagnetic Waves
  • Classical Magnetism and Magnetic Properties of Matter
  • Work, Power and Energy
  • Units and Dimensions

Below tabulated units are Not important and difficult 

  • Center of Mass and Momentum Conservation (Collision)
  • Experimental Physics
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electrostatics
  • Oscillations (SHM)
  • Motion in Two Dimension and Projectile Motion

NEET 2020 Chemistry Important Chapters

Firstly, we shall look into Important and easy units.

  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Biomolecules and Polymers
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Solid state

Below mentioned are for Important and difficult units.

  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Alcohols and Ethers
  • General Organic chemistry
  • P Block Elements
  • Some Basic concepts of chemistry ( Mole Concept )
  • Coordination Compounds
  • S Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth Metals) and Hydrogen
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Amines and Diazonium salts
  • Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes (Hydrocarbons)

Now, we shall look into the units which are Not important but easy

  • General Principles and processed Isolation of Metals (Metallurgy)
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Practical and Environmental Chemistry
  • Qualitative Inorganic Analysis
  • Nuclear and Surface Chemistry
  • Atomic Structure 

Below tabulated units are Not important and difficult 

  • Redox Reactions and Volumetric Analysis
  • Ionic Equilibrium
  • Classification and Nomenclature of Organic compounds
  • Liquid and Gaseous state
  • Purification and Characterization of Organic compounds
  • Carbonyl compounds (Aldehydes and Ketones) 
  • Carboxylic Acid and its Derivations
  • Electrochemistry
  • Solutions and Colligative properties 
  • Haloarenes and Phenols
  • Haloalkanes
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Isomerism of organic compounds
  • D and F block elements

NEET 2020 Biology Important Chapters

Firstly, we shall look into Important and easy units.

  • Environmental Issues
  • Sexual Reproduction in Flowering plants
  • Biological Classification
  • Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • Human Health and Disease
  • Body Fluids and Circulation
  • Animal Kingdon
  • Chemical Coordination and integration
  • Principles of inheritance and variation
  • Cell – The Unit of Life
  • Plant Kingdom
  • Photosynthesis in Higher plants
  • Breathing and Exchange of Gases
  • Digestion and Absorption
  • Biodiversity and Conservations

Below mentioned are for Important and difficult units.

  • Morphology of Flowering Plants
  • Human Reproduction
  • Cell Cycle and Cell Division
  • Reproductive Health
  • Biotechnology – Principles and Processes

Now, we shall look into the units which are Not important but easy

  • Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
  • Evolution
  • Ecosystem
  • Excretory Products and their Elimination
  • The Living World

Below tabulated units are Not important and difficult

  • Mineral Nutrition
  • Locomotion and Movement
  • Respiration in Plants
  • Transport in Plants 
  • Neural Control and Coordination
  • Biotechnology and its Applications
  • Plant Growth and Development
  • Structural Organisation in Animals
  • Anatomy of Flowering Plants
  • Organisms and Populations
  • Microbes in Human Welfare
  • Biomolecules
  • Reproduction in Organisms

Books to refer for NEET 2020

It is always recommended to start the preparation with  NCERT. It is the best suggested book for starting off your preparation. Once the preparation with NCERT is done, then you can refer the other books as well. Below mentioned are the subject wise books,

Physics books:

  • Concepts of Physics by HC Verma 
  • NCERT Physics by Anil Aggarwal 
  • Objective Physics by DC Pandey 

Chemistry books:

  • Organic chemistry by Himanshu Pandey ( GRB Publications )
  • Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon 
  • Objective NCERT at Fingertips for NEET Chemistry by MTG editorial board

Biology books:

  • Trueman’s Objective Biology for NEET – Vol 1 & 2
  • Objective NCERT at Fingertips for Biology by MTG editorial board
  • Complete NEET Guide Biology

Highlights of NEET exam pattern 2020

Mode of the examinationOffline
Medium/ LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Assamese, and Urdu
Duration of the examination3 hours
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total number of Questions180
Total Marks720
Negative markingYes
Marking Scheme+4 for correct answer| -1 for an incorrect answer
Total sections in the question paper3
Name of the section and number of questions asked from itPhysics45

Exam pattern of NEET 2020: An overview of the question paper

According to the exam pattern of NEET 2020, the NEET question paper will comprise of three sections- Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The table given below depicts the section-wise weightage and breakup of the question paper.

Subject-wise weightage of NEET 2020

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks

Marking scheme in NEET exam pattern 2020

  • Each correct answer will be awarded four marks.
  • One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • No mark will be deducted for the questions which have not been answered.
  • Questions that have two or more responses marked on the OMR sheet will be considered as incorrect and one mark will be deducted for them.

Marking Scheme on NEET 2020

Marks awarded
Correct answer+4
Incorrect answer-1
Question with more than one response-1
Unanswered Question0

Important points to remember while marking the OMR sheet

  • Answers have to be marked using a ballpoint pen which will be provided in the examination hall.
  • Changing of answers on the OMR sheet is not allowed.
  • Erasing/ obliterating any information printed on the OMR sheet is a punishable offence.
  • Rough work should be done on the test booklet only.
  • A Candidate must not forget to mark the test booklet code on the OMR sheet.

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