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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
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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.

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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


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


Solid state






Redox Reactions






Chemical kinetics


Surface Chemistry


General Principles and processes of Isolation Elements




s- Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)


Some p-Block elements


d and f Block Elements


Coordination compounds


Organic Chemistry - some Basic principles and techniques




Haloalkanes and Haloarenes


Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers


Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids


Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen






Chemistry in Everyday Life


Environmental Chemistry


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
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Chapter- Atomic structure

  • Bohr model for hydrogen atom
  • Quantum mechanical model of atom
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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


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

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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. 


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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.

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

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  • 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.

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      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.

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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 .

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There is three years LLB and  five years LLB .

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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

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Option: 2

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Option: 3

2500 cal

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