Careers360 Logo
How To Study Chemistry For NEET 2025: Important topics, best books & preparation tips

How To Study Chemistry For NEET 2025: Important topics, best books & preparation tips

Edited By Sonia Vats | Updated on Jun 14, 2024 11:26 AM IST | #NEET
Switch toEnglishEnglish Icon HindiHindi Icon

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test NEET exam is India's single largest medical entrance examination for undergraduate courses. NEET chemistry is considered to be the scoring section. It is also extremely important to stay calm and work with a systematic approach to learn chemistry and qualify for the NEET UG 2025. NEET 2025 will be held for admission to a total of over 1 lakh MBBS, 27868 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, 603 BVSc, and AH seats offered by respective medical colleges in India.

In this article, we will be discussing the strategy for studying chemistry for NEET to score 140+ marks with a month to go. Along with that, aspirants will get an accurate insight into how to study chemistry for NEET 2025 which includes, the chapter-wise weightage, the important topics, and sections, as well as, the best books to score better in chemistry.

How to Study for NEET 2025 Chemistry- An Introduction

NEET chemistry syllabus is divided into three sections, Physical, Organic, and Inorganic Chemistry. The question paper of chemistry for NEET 2025 comprises 45 questions (180 marks). Amongst physics and biology, chemistry is the highest scoring, therefore, if prepared properly, aspirants can secure an exemplary position in the NEET exam. The total number of chapters in NEET chemistry is 29. Check out the names of all the chapters along with their marks weightage in the next section of How to prepare for NEET 2024 chemistry.

Health & Allied Sciences Expo

25+ Institutes | 65+ Programs | Cashback on application fees | 10+ Scholarships | On-Spot admission offer

India's Biggest Health and Allied Sciences Expo

Discover your best fit from 25+ Institutes offering 65+ top-notch Health and Allied Sciences Undergraduate programs.

NEET Chemistry Chapters Weightage

NEET 2025 aspirants can check the NEET chemistry chapter-wise weightage from the table mentioned below. Please note that although some chapters may carry less weightage, however, if you have enough time in hand, it is advisable to cover each chapter. Each mark on how to improve chemistry for NEET 2025 is valuable.

Chemistry Chapter-Wise Weightage

Name of the Chapter

Weightage

Basic concepts of chemistry

2%

Structure of Atom

3%

Classification of elements and periodicity in properties

3%

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

5%

States of Matter: Gases and liquids

2%

Solid state

2%

Thermodynamics

9%

Equilibrium

6%

Redox Reactions

1%

Solutions

5%

Electrochemistry

4%

Chemical kinetics

3%

Surface Chemistry

1%

General Principles and processes of Isolation Elements

1%

Hydrogen

3%

s- Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

1%

Some p-Block elements

1%

d and f Block Elements

4%

Coordination compounds

4%

Organic Chemistry - some Basic principles and techniques

2%

Hydrocarbons

3%

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

1%

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

8%

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

3%

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

1%

Biomolecules

3%

Polymers

3%

Chemistry in Everyday Life

4%

Environmental Chemistry

1%

Important Topics for Learning Chemistry for NEET 2025 (Chapter-Wise)

Listed below are the names of the major topics asked from chemistry in NEET 2025, along with the chapter names. Aspirants are advised to give these topics the priority.

Chapter - Some basic principles of Organic chemistry

  • Mole Concept And Molar Masses
  • Stoichiometry,
  • Stoichiometric Calculations
NEET 2024 College Predictor
Know your admission chances in Medical, Dental & AYUSH colleges with NEET score/rank.
Try Now

Chapter- Atomic structure

  • Bohr model for hydrogen atom
  • Quantum mechanical model of atom
NEET College Predictor

Know possible Govt/Private MBBS/BDS Colleges based on your NEET rank

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Allied & Life Science 2024

Admissions Open for multiple allied and health sciences programs across 5 campuses | Ranked #7 in India by NIRF, NAAC A++ Accredited

Chapter- Chemical bonding and molecular structure

  • Valence Bond theory
  • Hybridization
  • The valence shell electron pair repulsion theory

Chapter- Solutions

  • Ideal and non-ideal solutions
  • Colligative properties

Chapter Equilibrium

  • Ionization of acids and bases
  • Solubility Equilibria of sparingly soluble salts

Chapter- Coordination compounds

  • Bonding in coordination compounds
  • Stability of coordination compounds

Chapter- Some basic principles and techniques

  • Isomerism and fundamental concepts in organic reaction mechanism

Chapter Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

  • Properties of alcohols and properties of phenols

Best Books to study NEET Chemistry 2025

To get a better understanding of the subject, it is important to pick the right study material. Listed below are some of the best books for chemistry that aspirants must study with. Studying any one of these will be helpful enough.

NEET Chemistry Best Books for Preparation

Name of the book

Author

Physical Chemistry

O P Tandon

Oxford’s Organic Chemistry

Jonathan Clayden, Nick Greeves,

Concise Inorganic Chemistry

J D Lee

MTG’s Objective NCERT at your fingertips

MTG Editorial Board

Modern’s ABC of Chemistry of Classes 11 and 12 (volumes 1 and 2)

S.P. Jauhar

NEET 2025 chemistry preparation tips- Complete study time table

With very little time in hand, there are some quick preparation tips that aspirants should consider to not lose concentration.

  • Wake up early at your convenience
  • Revise all the important chemical formulas that are widely used in NEET chemistry.
  • Select a particular topic of NEET chemistry from the NEET syllabus 2025 and go through it all in once.
  • Try to solve the MCQs based on that topic.
  • These MCQs can be found over the internet or aspirants can refer to the best NEET chemistry books.
  • After completing a particular topic, take a small break of 10-15 minutes to refresh the mind.
  • Do some physical activity and have a healthy breakfast
  • Pick another important NEET chemistry topic and attempt the MCQs based on that topic.
  • Have a healthy lunch and take a short nap to refresh your mind.
  • In the evening, follow the same process and go through another topic, alongside MCQs based on that topic.
  • In the evening, go for a little walk with your friends or family and enjoy some evening snacks
  • Have a light and healthy dinner and go through another topic of NEET chemistry.
  • Listen to some motivational videos, music, audiobooks, etc. and end your day in a relaxed mood.

Important Things To Avoid While Preparing for NEET 2025 Chemistry

So far, we have talked about things that aspirants should keep while preparing. However, with a ton of distractions in our surroundings, it is also extremely important to talk about the things that one should avoid in how to study chemistry for NEET 2025.

Avoid learning NEET Chemistry from multiple sources

A lot of study material will only make an aspirant confused, therefore, just one coaching material and books mentioned above will be enough for the preparation.

Don't set limitations to the theory part

To make a steady hand in the study for NEET Chemistry 2025 aspirants must practise as many questions as they can.

Don't slip into previous years' questions

Previous year's question papers will give a fair idea of what you can expect in the question paper of NEET 2025 chemistry

Also Read:

Chemistry revision strategy for NEET

Check the best Chemistry revision tips for NEET below:

  • Go through the formulas and solve each chapter.
  • Focus on revisiting the key topics and chapters of NEET Chemistry.
  • Mark questions which need more revisions, Allocate more time to them.
  • Practice mock tests and solving previous year NEET Chemistry question papers on regular basis.
  • Make more notes to avoid confusion.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What is the full form of NEET?

NEET stands for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. 

2. Who conducts NEET?

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts NEET in the offline mode. 

3. What is the best books for NEET Chemistry?

The best books for NEET Chemistry 2025 are mentioned in the article above.

4. How many questions are asked in NEET Chemistry subject?

NEET Chemistry question paper comprises of 45 questions. 

Articles

Certifications By Top Providers

Introduction to Psychology
Via San Jose State University, San Jose
Management of Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice
Via Tagore Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
Become a Pharmacy Preceptor
Via Taipei Medical University, Taipei
Maternal Infant Young Child Nutrition
Via Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Coursera
 351 courses
Futurelearn
 301 courses
Edx
 198 courses
Udemy
 181 courses
Swayam
 69 courses

Explore Top Universities Across Globe

Questions related to NEET

Have a question related to NEET ?

Hell aspirant

No you won't get BAMS seat in any college without neet.

NEET is national eligibility entrance test.  It is the biggest entrance exam If India and applicable to various medical courses such as mbbs, bds, Physiotherapy,  bams,  bhms, Ayush and even verrinary science.

Without neet you may go for various paramedical courses like DMLT,  Bsc  in Microbiology,  Diploma in anaesthesia , Bsc in nutrition and Dietics, zoology .


For details you may refer the following link.

https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/medical-courses-without-neet

Hello aspirant

With 192 marks you have qualified neet and you may have chances of getting bsc nursing but which college you will get depends upon neet cut off. Cut iff keeps changing every year anc depends upon certain factors such as number of candidates appeared in exam,  Toughness level of exam and previous year's cut off etc.

You may try in following colleges

Jawaharlal nehru Institute,  puducherry

King George college, Lucknow

Aiims Nagpur

Christian medical college , Vellore



For rank and  college prediction you may visit the links given below

https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-rank-predictor

https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-college-predictor

Neurology is the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system. Here's a breakdown:

  • Nervous System: This complex network of nerves and nerve cells controls everything you think, feel, and do, from simple reflexes to complex emotions. It includes the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves.

  • Neurology Focuses on: Neurologists diagnose and treat disorders of the nervous system, including:
    • Stroke
    • Epilepsy
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Migraines
    • Brain tumors
    • Spinal cord injuries
    • Infections of the nervous system


    • During MBBS:

      Your medical school curriculum will likely include dedicated modules or courses on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neurological disorders. You might have exams or assessments within these courses to test your knowledge.

      Some medical schools might incorporate neurology topics into comprehensive exams covering various medical disciplines.


    • After MBBS:

      There is no single "neurology score" after MBBS. However, if you pursue specialization in Neurology, there would be specific exams you'd need to pass to become a certified neurologist. This typically involves residency programs or fellowship training in neurology, with evaluations throughout the program.

      I hope it helps!

Hello aspirant

You can leave your bams seat in karnataka . Bit you won't get refund of fees .

For pursuing law again you have to start from class xii. You can pursue law course on the basis of class xii , you will have to appear for entrance exam CLAT .

Eligibility for appearing clat is to have passed class xii with minimum 45% marks from any reputed university.

There is three years LLB and  five years LLB .


For details you may visit the link given below

https://news.careers360.com/three-year-llb-course-integrated-five-year-law-degree-compared-colleges-curriculum-legal-jobs

Hello aspirant

If you belong to obc category then neet cut off for obc category candidate is 40th percentile ie score between 163 to 129.

For getting bhms seat even with obc category , with 154 marks seems difficult and depends upon cut off b

Neet.  Cut off changes every year and depends upon various factors such as number of candidates appeared in exam,  difficulty level of exam,  seat intake and previous year's cut off etc.

For rank prediction and college prediction you may visit the link given below

https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-rank-predictor

https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-college-predictor

View All

Column I ( Salivary gland)

 

Column II ( Their location)

Parotids

I

Below tongue

Sub-maxillary / sub-mandibular

Ii

Lower jaw

Sub-linguals

Iii

Cheek

Option: 1

a(i), b(ii) , c(iii)

 


Option: 2

a(ii), b(i), c(iii)

 


Option: 3

a(i), b(iii), c(ii)


Option: 4

a(iii), b(ii), c(i)


Ethyl \; ester \xrightarrow[(excess)]{CH_{3}MgBr} P

the product 'P' will be ,

Option: 1


Option: 2


Option: 3

\left ( C_{2}H_{5} \right )_{3} - C- OH


Option: 4


 

    

           

 Valve name                            

             

Function

    I   Aortic valve     A

Prevents blood from going backward from the pulmonary artery to the right ventricle.

    II   Mitral valve     B

 Prevent blood from flowing backward from the right ventricle to the right atrium.

    III   Pulmonic valve     C

 Prevents backward flow from the aorta into the left ventricle.

    IV   Tricuspid valve     D

 Prevent backward flow from the left ventricle to the left atrium.

 

Option: 1

I – A , II – B, III – C, IV – D


Option: 2

 I – B , II – C , III – A , IV – D


Option: 3

 I – C , II – D , III – A , IV – B


Option: 4

 I – D , II – A , III – B , IV – C 

 

 


Column A Column B
A

a) Organisation of cellular contents and further cell growth.  

B

b) Leads to formation of two daughter cells.

C

c) Cell grows physically and increase volume proteins,organells.

D

d)  synthesis and replication of DNA.

Match the correct option as per the process shown in the diagram. 

 

 

 

Option: 1

1-b,2-a,3-d,4-c
 


Option: 2

1-c,2-b,3-a,4-d


Option: 3

1-a,2-d,3-c,4-b

 


Option: 4

1-c,2-d,3-a,4-b


0.014 Kg of N2 gas at 27 0C is kept in a closed vessel. How much heat is required to double the rms speed of the N2 molecules?

Option: 1

3000 cal


Option: 2

2250 cal


Option: 3

2500 cal


Option: 4

3500 cal


0.16 g of dibasic acid required 25 ml of decinormal NaOH solution for complete neutralisation. The modecular weight of the acid will be

Option: 1

32


Option: 2

64


Option: 3

128


Option: 4

256


0.5 F of electricity is passed through 500 mL of copper sulphate solution. The amount of copper (in g) which can be deposited will be:

Option: 1

31.75


Option: 2

15.8


Option: 3

47.4


Option: 4

63.5


0.5 g of an organic substance was kjeldahlised and the ammonia released was neutralised by 100 ml 0.1 M HCl. Percentage of nitrogen in the compound is

Option: 1

14


Option: 2

42


Option: 3

28


Option: 4

72


0xone is

Option: 1

\mathrm{KO}_{2}


Option: 2

\mathrm{Na}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{2}


Option: 3

\mathrm{Li}_{2} \mathrm{O}


Option: 4

\mathrm{CaO}


(1) A substance  known as "Smack"

(2) Diacetylmorphine

(3) Possessing a white color

(4) Devoid of any odor

(5) Crystal compound with a bitter taste

(6) Obtained by extracting from the latex of the poppy plant

The above statements/information are correct for:

Option: 1

Morphine


Option: 2

Heroin


Option: 3

Cocaine


Option: 4

Barbiturates


Orthotist and Prosthetist

Orthotists and Prosthetists are professionals who provide aid to patients with disabilities. They fix them to artificial limbs (prosthetics) and help them to regain stability. There are times when people lose their limbs in an accident. In some other occasions, they are born without a limb or orthopaedic impairment. Orthotists and prosthetists play a crucial role in their lives with fixing them to assistive devices and provide mobility.

6 Jobs Available
Pathologist

A career in pathology in India is filled with several responsibilities as it is a medical branch and affects human lives. The demand for pathologists has been increasing over the past few years as people are getting more aware of different diseases. Not only that, but an increase in population and lifestyle changes have also contributed to the increase in a pathologist’s demand. The pathology careers provide an extremely huge number of opportunities and if you want to be a part of the medical field you can consider being a pathologist. If you want to know more about a career in pathology in India then continue reading this article.

5 Jobs Available
Veterinary Doctor
5 Jobs Available
Speech Therapist
4 Jobs Available
Gynaecologist

Gynaecology can be defined as the study of the female body. The job outlook for gynaecology is excellent since there is evergreen demand for one because of their responsibility of dealing with not only women’s health but also fertility and pregnancy issues. Although most women prefer to have a women obstetrician gynaecologist as their doctor, men also explore a career as a gynaecologist and there are ample amounts of male doctors in the field who are gynaecologists and aid women during delivery and childbirth. 

4 Jobs Available
Audiologist

The audiologist career involves audiology professionals who are responsible to treat hearing loss and proactively preventing the relevant damage. Individuals who opt for a career as an audiologist use various testing strategies with the aim to determine if someone has a normal sensitivity to sounds or not. After the identification of hearing loss, a hearing doctor is required to determine which sections of the hearing are affected, to what extent they are affected, and where the wound causing the hearing loss is found. As soon as the hearing loss is identified, the patients are provided with recommendations for interventions and rehabilitation such as hearing aids, cochlear implants, and appropriate medical referrals. While audiology is a branch of science that studies and researches hearing, balance, and related disorders.

3 Jobs Available
Oncologist

An oncologist is a specialised doctor responsible for providing medical care to patients diagnosed with cancer. He or she uses several therapies to control the cancer and its effect on the human body such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy and biopsy. An oncologist designs a treatment plan based on a pathology report after diagnosing the type of cancer and where it is spreading inside the body.

3 Jobs Available
Anatomist

Are you searching for an ‘Anatomist job description’? An Anatomist is a research professional who applies the laws of biological science to determine the ability of bodies of various living organisms including animals and humans to regenerate the damaged or destroyed organs. If you want to know what does an anatomist do, then read the entire article, where we will answer all your questions.

2 Jobs Available
Narcotics Officer

A Narcotics Officer is an investigating professional who battles drug crime. He or she does undercover investigations to identify the mastermind criminals behind the drug trafficking racket. He or she serves as a regular police officer with a few minor additions.

4 Jobs Available
Research Associate

If we talk about a career as a research associate, it all comes down to one thing - curiosity towards nature and the passion to find answers. A career as a research associate is full of thrill and excitement. However, a research associate also faces a lot of challenges and failures while working on a project. A job of a research associate includes a spectrum of Science as a subject in detail. 

2 Jobs Available
Drug Inspector

A career as a Drug Inspector is regarded as one of the most diverse in the field of healthcare and pharmacy. Candidates must undergo a screening process administered by the UPSC and or SPSCs in order to become drug inspectors. Those who manage it through the selection process will have a rewarding career with a high salary.

2 Jobs Available
Biotechnologist

A Biotechnologist is a professional who possesses strong knowledge and techniques that are utilised in creating and developing innovative products that improve the quality of human life standards. A biochemist uses biological organisms to create and improve goods and procedures for agriculture, medicine, and sustainability. He or she researches the genetic, chemical, and physical characteristics of cells, tissues, and organisms to determine how they can be used industrially.

2 Jobs Available
R&D Personnel

A career as R&D Personnel requires researching, planning, and implementing new programs and protocols into their organization and overseeing new products’ development. He or she uses his or her creative abilities to improve the existing products as per the requirements of the target market.

2 Jobs Available
Back to top