Best Books for NEET 2020
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Best Books for NEET 2020 - “So much to study, so little time” must be the feeling of every NEET UG aspirant right now. If one is aiming to crack NEET 2020, choosing the best books for NEET 2020 is undoubtedly the most essential part of the preparation journey. NEET 2020 best books will assist aspirants in knowing the relevant resources to learn from when having to choose from the excess of study materials available in the market.
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NEET 2020 will be conducted on May 3, therefore, it is just the right time to make a schedule with the right books in hand and prepare for the entrance exam. To help aspirants crack NEET UG, Careers360 has compiled a list of best books for NEET preparation.

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NEET is quite naturally considered to be one of the country’s largest and most competitive entrance exams. For a test like NEET MBBS, aspirants usually start preparing for a year or two in advance. At the preliminary step, there are multiple options for the students but the right guidance is of utmost importance.

There are a couple of factors which students should be cautious about while selecting the best books for NEET UG 2020. Firstly, the selected material should clear the basic concepts and secondly, it provides you strategies to solve the question paper within the given time. Since the test paper offers 180 question which need to be completed in three hours, time management becomes a very essential part for NEET 2020 preparation. NEET UG best books recommended in this article are collated keeping in mind the syllabus for the entrance exam as recommended by the Medical Council of India (MCI). NEET 2020 syllabus has been decided after a review of various state syllabi as well as those prepared by CBSE, NCERT and CBSE.


Highlights of NEET 2020

Exam Name: National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Conducting Body: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Mode of Exam: Offline

Subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Time Limit: 3 hours

Total Number of Questions: 180

Marks per question: 4 marks

Maximum Marks: 720 marks

Negative Marking: - 1 mark for wrong answer; 0 for unattempted answers

Courses Offered: MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH courses


Best Books for NEET 2020

Aspirants preparing for NEET 2020 must keep in mind that NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 should be considered as the bible for each section. NCERT books will clear the basic concepts for each section. AIIMS MBBS AIR 1 Bhavik Bansal, who also bagged AIR 2 in NEET said "Medical candidates should consider NCERT as the Bhagvat Gita as it has the basic of all syllabus." He further added, "I found most of the students focusing on 10% of the questions which will be asked out of the syllabus. However, if you will go with the 90% questions asked from NCERT concepts, there will be no one stopping you to get admission in the best government MBBS/BDS colleges of India." Apart from the NCERT books, the sources provided here will help candidates in solving the multiple choice questions.

Best Books for NEET 2020 – Physics

The physics section being the toughest of all the sections as stated by the experts and toppers, it requires extensive knowledge about each and every topic. The section comprises 45 questions which carry 180 marks wherein mostly questions from Electrostatics, Mechanics and Electronics dominate. The numerical based questions in NCERT Physics book will help the candidates in solving numerical during the exam. Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma should also be in the list of best books for NEET 2020 as it provides solved and unsolved problems for practice which also serves as the sample paper for NEET preparation. DC Pandey, on the other hand, prepares aspirants for objective questions. The remaining books that we have added to the list of NEET UG 2020 best books are also helpful to clear your concepts.

  • 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 NEET 2020 – Chemistry

Chemistry includes 45 questions which carry 180 marks wherein the aspirants will get three sections- Organic, Inorganic and Physical. As per the previous year trends, Physical and Organic section carries more weightage so we have included more books for these sections in the list of NEET 2020 best books. The physical section carries numerical based question, therefore, the books added will assist in practising and solving questions. The inorganic section is the easiest section when compared with the other two, it consists of memory-based questions. J D Lee includes multiple-choice questions which are really good for students preparing for NEET. The organic section needs practice and revision as it depends on the interlinking of knowledge. The best books for NEET 2020 added here for the organic section will help candidates in understanding the concepts lucidly.

  • 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

  • Practise books by VK Jaiswal (Inorganic), MS Chauhan (Organic) and N Awasthi (Physical)

Best Books for NEET 2020 for Biology

Biology section includes 90 questions which carry 360 marks and it goes without saying that candidates should pay more attention to this section as it carries more weightage. In the list of NEET 2020 best books for Biology, we have included books which will help in retaining the concepts and will also prepare them for objective questions. The first book in the list of best books for NEET exam will be NCERT Class XI and XII Biology books. NCERT books will clear the basics of the aspirants and will also help them in understanding how to go about it. Although, candidates should not skip reading other books as well because Biology section carries 360 marks. The aspirants can check here the list of best books for NEET 2020 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

Why best books for NEET 2020 is important for preparations?

Since, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - NEET 2020 is the most competitive entrance examination of the country, therefore it is mandatory for aspirants to understand the importance of best books for NEET 2020 preparations.

  1. With the help of NEET best books, aspirants can strengthen their NCERT concepts.
  2. There will be 180 questions asked in the exam, of which 50% will be asked on the lines of NCERT concepts. The other NEET best books 2020 will help aspirants to understand the concepts in the broader way and can solve the remaining questions.
  3. NEET exam contains Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and using the best books for NEET will help the students to solve the MCQs within the three hours to time limit.
  4. Practising the MCQs from the best books will assist medical applicants to enhance their preparation strategy, speed and accuracy level.
  5. NCERT will only improve the conceptual knowledge of students but solving these best books of NEET UG, students will understand the exam pattern of NEET 2020 like marking scheme, medium of paper, strategies of questions asked and other relevant aspects.
  6. All the experts and toppers also advise to consider these NEET MBBS best books 2020, which will provide the align their preparations.

NEET 2020 Syllabus

The medical aspirants can check here the syllabus of NEET 2019 which is likely to remain the same. It includes topics from each subject. The syllabus is prepared by CBSE, NCERT and COBSE taking into consideration the syllabi of all the States. It will help candidates to prepare for NEET thoroughly.


NEET Syllabus 2020 for Physics

NEET 2020 Syllabus for Chemistry

NEET Syllabus 2020 for Biology

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - Best Books for NEET 2020

Question: What are the best books for Physics section?

Answer:

NEET 2020 best books for Physics section are 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, etc.

Question: What are the best books for Chemistry section?

Answer:

Best books for Chemistry section include 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, etc.

Question: What are the best books for Biology section?

Answer:

Apart from NCERT textbooks and exemplars best books for Biology section include Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman, Objective Biology by Dinesh, Objective Botany by Ansari, etc.

Question: Does preparation of questions for NEET 2020 take into consideration various state's syllabus?

Answer:

Yes NEET 2020 questions will be prepared taking into consideration CBSE, NCERT, COBSE and the syllabi of all the states. 

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