Important Preparation tips for NEET Biology

Biology is essentially an indispensable section in NEET exam as it carries the highest score and can help you excel in the exam if you have prepared well. Previous years’ papers analysis suggests that the difficulty level of Biology has increased over the recent years owing to growing competition.

This article will highlight the tips essential for preparing Biology section, topic-wise weight age of Biology section and best books available for preparation.

Biology: Important Topics & Weightage in NEET 2016

The table will highlight the important topics and marks distribution of Biology across various units.

S.NO.

Chapter Name

% Weight Age

1.

Diversity in the living world

14%

2.

Structural organization in plants and animals

9%

3.

Cell structure and functions

7 %

4.

Plant physiology

6%

5.

Human physiology

17%

6.

Reproduction

9%

7.

Genetics and evolution

11%

8.

Biology and human welfare

9%

9.

Biotechnology and its application

11% 

10.

Ecology and environment

7%

Grand Total

100% 

Essential Preparation Tips for Biology Section for NEET 2016

  • Plan Your Preparation well: You must prepare a weekly schedule for completing the course well in time. You should assign a fixed number of chapters to each week and cover topics as per the schedule.

  • Focus on NCERT Books: Firstly, You must go through the Biology syllabi of NEET exam. You must follow NCERT books to grab a thorough understanding of the basic concepts since most of the questions are based on NCERT Book concepts.

  • Study Comprehensive and Standard Books: Additionally, you must refer to standard and comprehensive books which will help you boost your preparation.

  • Consistent Study: To be able to score high in Biology section, you need to study your Biology course consistently.

  • Practice MCQs : You must practice and solve ample number of MCQs based on different topics from different comprehensive books and the Internet.
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  • You must lay a lot of emphasis on topics like Human physiology, Diversity in the living world, Genetics and evolution, Biotechnology and its application, Structural organization in plants and animals, etc as a large number of questions have been asked from these topics over a past few years.

  • Be thoroughly Prepared with Diagrams: You must thoroughly prepare diagrams of NCERT as a lot of questions in the exam are diagram based.

  • Refer to Previous year AIPMT papers: You must refer to AIPMT papers of previous years as it will help you get a thorough idea of questions’ pattern and will serve as the best way to prepare for the NEET exam.

  • Study as per the Importance of Topic: Our experts have devised a chart in which the syllabi of Biology has been divided into three and will highlight the important topics.

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Should Do Topics

Topics to be Prepared only when Sufficient Time is Available

Do or Die Topics

Animal Reproduction & Development

Anatomy of Flowering Plants

Cell Structure

Animal Respiration

Growth Repair and Regeneration

Photosynthesis

Animal Tissues 

Microbes and Origin of Life

Plant Nutrition

Animal Nutrition

Biodiversity

Plant Morphology

Ecology and Biotechnology

Animal Kingdom from Porifera to Echinoderms

Genetics

Plant Kingdom

Monrea

 

  • You must focus on preparing all the examples given in NCERT. Additionally,you should prepare common names.

  • Prepare wisely for topics like Animalia and Plantae as these topics are time-consuming and exhaustive. You must give a lot of emphasis on topics like Chordates of class levels and Phylum in Non-Chordates.

  • Aspirants should inculcate the healthy habit of making charts and notes of names while preparing as it will greatly help them in revising and recalling the syllabi

  • Thorough Revision – Revise each topic at least twice before appearing for the exam.

  • Take Mock Test Series: After thoroughly preparing all the syllabi of Biology, you must take mock test series as it will help you evaluate your preparation level and will help identify the weaker areas.

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 Recommended Books for Biology for NEET 2016

S.NO.

Recommended Books

 

1.

Modern’s ABC Biology by A.K. Sabharwal & B.B. Arora

2.

Trueman’sElemantary Biology by

K.N. Bhatia & M. P. Tyagi

3.

Truman's Objective Biology by

K.N. Bhatia & M. P. Tyagi

4.

S. Chand’s Biology by Dr. P.S. Verma& B.P. Pandey

5.

Together with Biology by S. Venugopal

 

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