How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months
PriyamDave, 13 Jun 2019, #NEET
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How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - There are many students who jump into the fray late but want to do well in NEET exam. The task at hand, especially if 2 months is all you have is challenging. It is because, NEET syllabus is quite vast and comprehensive, and number of test takers humongous. It goes without saying that if one doesn’t have at least the basics of the different subjects covered, the task will become even more herculean. But this article on How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months is not an attempt to dissuade or discourage you, but instead will help you manage your time and tick all the right boxes. Go through the tips on how to prepare for the NEET 2020 exam in 2 months, and make your dream a reality.

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Latest - Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Health and Family Welfare announced on October 4, 2019 that NEET will serve as single medical entrance exam for UG courses in the nation. AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS scrapped.

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A brief on NEET

  • NEET is a national-level exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in colleges in India.

  • NEET scores are also used for admission to AYUSH courses

  • Scores of the exam are also accepted for admission to MBBS and BDS courses abroad

  • AIIMS and JIPMER are outside the ambit of NEET, and conducts their own exams for the purpose of admission

  • The NEET 2020 exam will be conducted in pen-and-paper mode on May 3

How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months

Two months is not a load of time, so the trick ultimately is to maximize every minute, like prioritising what to study, not wasting time on topics that are too time consuming, and being realistic about one’s abilities.

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How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - Be realistic

Before starting preparation, figure out where you stand. If you feel like you only have scratched the syllabus so far, it may better serve your purpose if you don’t try to complete the entire the entire syllabus but instead smartly leave out some topics which don’t carry much weightage. This way you will have more time to focus on other topics, as your attention wouldn’t be scattered. Alternately, if your foundation is strong, you may go the whole hog and try to score maximum marks.

The point here is you should start with realistic goals. Like first try to ensure you are good enough to qualify NEET. If that target is achieved, you can scale up and try to get higher marks.

How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - Check the exam pattern and syllabus

As per the syllabus of NEET, questions will be asked from three subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. It is recommended that you stick only to the topics listed in the NEET syllabus, as questions will invariably asked from them only.

Along with the syllabus, also go through the exam pattern carefully to learn about the structure of the exam. Here is a brief overview of NEET exam pattern.

  • The duration of the exam is three hours with questions being asked from physics, chemistry and biology

  • Question type will be multiple choice

  • Biology (90 questions) carries same weightage as Physics (45) and Chemistry (45) combined.

  • Each correct answer carries 4 marks, while for negative response (-1) mark will be deducted

  • Total marks of the exam is 720

How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - Study Routine

After going through the exam pattern and syllabus, put in place an actionable study routine. One benefit of having in place a study routine is you will be able to track your progress more effectively than going about doing the job randomly. Also, this way you will be able to allot time and attention to topics that need them effectively.

When making the study plan, you must prioritise scorable topics and complete them first. Likewise decide priority for all topics. The least priority should be given to topics that carry minimum weightage.

How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - Taking tough decisions

In the course of your preparation, you may come across topics or problems that you can’t seem to solve or is taking more time than you can afford. It is better to leave such problems and move on. Or else you will end up spending prodigious time on these topics, leaving you with little time to complete other topics.

Also, what you can do with difficult time-consuming topics is mark them for study later, like when you have covered the rest of the topics.

How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - Take notes and use flash cards

If you make a habit of taking notes during study, you will be alert during study and also be able to jot down all the important points. The notes can also be used for quick revision as you don’t have to go through large blocks of text. The more self-sufficient the notes are, the more useful they will be. Flashcards are another items that can be used to improve retention.

How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - Solving sample papers

Sample papers contains questions similar to the ones asked in the entrance exam. So, by solving NEET sample papers, the candidate will be able to know what types of questions are asked, distribution of questions, and also assess their progress. Once a problem area has been identified, the candidate needs to fill the gap quickly.

In fact, one may solve sample questions after completing a topic, as this will help edify what has been learned. Also, problem solving skills will go up by solving sample questions. Along with sample papers, the candidate may also use previous years NEET question papers. Remember some questions are repeated, not verbatim, but in concept.

How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - Revision

Timely revision will help keep what you have read fresh, so you wouldn’t have to repeat the entire exercise from stretch. Initially a topic may need frequent revision, but as you go along and the topic gets familiar, the frequency may be brought down.

How to prepare for NEET 2020 in 2 months - Mock Tests

Mock tests are today a big part of the preparation process, as it will help the candidate learn time management, improve precision, and build exam temperament. The NEET mock test will be a simulation of the real exam, so questions will be similar, and there will be a timer as well indicating the passage of time. Kalpana Kumari, who was ranked NEET AIR 1 in 2018, recommends that one should take as many mock tests as possible as it will help candidates avoid mistakes.

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what exams should I attend except neet,jipmer and aiims to get admission in a govt. medical college as a medical aspirant.

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019


according to latest notifications, admission to MBBS courses and other health science related courses like bams, bhms, bvsc etc  in medical colleges across the india  including JIPMER and all the AIIMS will be through the common national entrance test NEET from 2020.

so neet is the only gate way to admission in medical colleges for health science related courses.


can we apply without neet exam?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019

NEET is the entrance examination for admission to Medical, Dental, AAyush and Veterinary Courses across India. Now NEET score is also the only score considered for admission to AIIMS and JIPMER. In few States, even courses like BPT,BOT and Nursing admissions are also cOnducted through NEET score. So if you are planning on studying any of these courses, it is not possible without NEET.

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What is the rank for ST(plain) in NEET?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019

We do not have 2019 data yet. Neverthless, in 2018 an All India Rank of 240859 secured a score of 265 marks and secured a seat in Tezpur Medical College under ST Plain Category. Now this is 2018 cut off and cut offs change every year depending on various factors such as no.of Candidates appearing for the exam, no.of Candidates qualified, top NEET score and difficulty of the exam. So for securing a seat in this Category, you should atleast aim for 350 or more marks. This is all under State Quota.


12 th students how study neet preparation

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019
Biology is the biggest section in NEET, comprising about half of the exam, and acing this subject can help you in scoring more in the exam. Human Physiology and Genetics have maximum weightage in NEET. It is advisable to practise questions of Genetics from previous year question papers, which will give you a thorough understanding of how the questions are being asked. Topics of Plant and Animal kingdom have a lot of portion to memorize. You can prepare these topics by making a comparative table for the sub-topics and studying it together. Plant physiology is also equally important and easy to score. For more tips, please visit our page at: Chemistry is divided into Inorganic, Physical and Organic chemistry. For inorganic chemistry, you must refer to the NCERT. Organic comprises of many reactions and reagents which can be practised by writing over and over again. Physical chemistry requires a comparatively deeper understanding of concepts, so preparing with the NCERT and referring to study material a level higher than NCERT should be the way to go. For more information, please visit our page at: Physics needs utmost focus and time because it involves with theoretical concepts and numbers. There should be a systematic approach in preparing for NEET. The important topics are Mechanics, ElectroDynamics, Modern Physics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Optics, Simple Harmonic Motion, Waves. Formulae form an integral part of your preparation. Memorise as many formulae as you can and write them down and stick them as post its so that you can always see them. Practise regularly and try various kinds of questions. Solving previous papers and mock tests to test your improvement. Keep a clock and check the time its taking you to solve these questions. And improve the time as you practise more. One day of the week should be set aside for revision so as to keep the mind fresh. For reading what the toppers and experts have to say, please visit our page at:


my daughter completed 12th in cbse board in 2016. she now want to write neet 2020.what should be the qualifying code she should enter . is it code 2

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019
Has she studied anything between 2016 and 2020? The qualification code depends on this. If yes, please mention the course she has studied after 2016.
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