According to the latest information, the NEET syllabus 2021 will not be changed this year. The syllabus would remain the same as the previous year for both JEE and NEET entrance examination. However, unlike the previous years, this year candidates will have more internal choices to answer the questions in JEE, NEET examination.
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhryal Nishnak hinted at a change in the pattern of the exam. ‘As the curriculum (for board exams) was cut by 30 percent due to Covid-19, therefore in the upcoming competitive examinations like JEE and NEET this year the candidates will have more options to answer the questions’, said the minister.
As per the official statement from the ministry, ‘the exact pattern for NEET 2021 is yet to be announced. However, in view of the reduction of the syllabus by some boards across the country, the NEET (UG) 2021 question paper will also have options on the lines of JEE (Main)’.
NEET Syllabus 2021
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is usually conducted in the month of May. All the further updates from the NTA, who is in charge of conducting the NEET exam, will be updated on our page.
Before starting the preparation all candidates are urged to go through the NEET syllabus 2021. Check all the topics included under each subject along with the exam pattern and mark distribution.
NEET Exam Pattern and Mark Distribution
Candidates can have an overview of the exam pattern and mark for each subject.
- Correct Answer: 4 Marks
- Wrong Answer: -1 Mark
- Un-attended Questions :0 Marks
- Marking More than One Option: 0 Marks
- Exam Duration: 3 Hours
- Exam Mode: Online/Offline (To be announced)
- Question Type: Multiple Choice Questions
- Mode of Exam: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada, and Urdu
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Marks|
NEET Subject-wise Syllabus 2021
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Structure of Atom
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
Some p-Block Elements
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
p- Block Elements
d and f Block Elements
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Physical-world and measurement
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy, and Power
The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Properties of Bulk Matter
The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Oscillations and Waves
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Atoms and Nuclei
Diversity in Living World
Structural Organization in Animals and Plants
Cell Structure and Function
Genetics and Evolution
Biology and Human Welfare
Biotechnology and Its Applications
Ecology and environment
Download the NEET 2021 Syllabus PDF:
Books for NEET 2021 Preparations
Best Books for Physics
- NCERT Physics Class XI & Class XII
- Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
- Objective Physics by DC Pandey
- Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
- Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
- Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov
Best Books for Chemistry
- NCERT Chemistry textbooks for Class XI and XII
- Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon
- ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern
- Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee
- Dinesh Chemistry Guide
- Practice books by VK Jaiswal (Inorganic), MS Chauhan (Organic), and N Awasthi (Physical)
Best Books for Biology
- NCERT Biology Class XI and Class XII textbooks
- Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman
- Objective Biology by Dinesh
- Objective Botany by Ansari
- Pradeep Guide on Biology
- GR Bathla publications for Biology
Also, the government had approved to reserve five MBBS seats under the central pool for children of Covid warriors, introducing a new category called ‘wards of COVID-19 warriors’ for the academic year 2020-21. The exam may have internal choices in regard to the syllabus.
Education Minister lauded the teachers and the students to face the COVID-19 crisis with grit and determination and convert ‘challenges into opportunities’ while having a live interaction with students. Entri also wishes all students to have a stress-free, relaxed study time. Utilize the time and grab your success.
NEET (UG) 2021 FAQs
When will the NTA authorities release the NEET 2021 syllabus?
The syllabus for NEET 2021 is expected to release soon. Visit the Entri page for the latest updates.
From where can I download the NEET 2021 revised syllabus?
The syllabus of NEET 2021 remains unchanged as per the latest information. Candidates note that the public notice circulating a message that NTA had released NEET revised syllabus was fake. If there is any change in the syllabus published by the NTS, the same will be updated on our page.
Do I need to study Class 11 & 12 books for NEET 2021?
Yes, candidates should prepare well from both Class 11 & 12 PCB books for NEET 2021 exam.
From where can I get the detailed NEET 2021 syllabus?
The NEET 2021 syllabus will be released by the Medical Council of India soon. After the release of the syllabus, candidates can access it from the official website – ntaneet.nic.in.
Due to the reduction in the CBSE/other Board syllabi, will NTA reduce in NEET 2021 Syllabus?
No. As far NTA has not released any notice regarding the changes in NEET 2021 syllabus.
Should I give more weightage to the topics of the Class 12 syllabus for the NEET exam?
The weightage of Class 11 and 12 topics varies every year. Usually, it is found to have an equal weightage given to Class 11 and 12 syllabi.
Will, there be out of the syllabus questions asked for the NEET 2021 exam?
Yes, the candidate can expect a few out of syllabus questions.
What is the distribution of questions in the Biology section of the NEET syllabus?
A total of 90 questions will be asked from the main subject of the NEET exam. Each sub-section i.e., Zoology and Botany will have 45 questions.