NEET 2019 Preparation Tips
Radhika, 28 Feb 2019

NEET 2019 Preparation Tips - Aiming for a career to save millions of lives irrefutably takes a candidate who is diligent, hardworking and passionate about the medical profession. Candidates striving to practice medicine in the country essentially sit for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). By qualifying NEET, candidates open up the chances of getting admission in the medical and dental colleges of India. It is imperative for the aspirants to put their best step forward when appearing for NEET 2019. To help the candidates in the preparations, Careers360 brings to you NEET preparation tips 2019. Candidates can know how to prepare for NEET 2019 in the best possible way so as to increase their chances of qualifying the exam. The article will acquaint the candidates with quintessential prep tips to crack NEET 2019. The NEET 2019 preparation tips will guide the aspirants to strategise the study schedule, manage time, clear doubts and everything that is necessary to qualify the entrance examination. NEET was conducted on May 5 in the offline mode in various exam cities located across the country.



NEET preparation tips 2019 - Study schedule

Making a smart and pragmatic study schedule is the first step towards building a comprehensive strategy to crack NEET 2019. Candidates should build a work schedule in which they should concentrate on finishing the syllabus in the set target time. It is necessary to stick to the schedule to avoid piling of tasks for later. Realistic targets should be set according to the capacity of a candidate. Aiming for superficial targets will only lead to disappointment and consequently, it will affect your performance. “Well, this is quite obvious that a study schedule has to be there for preparation of any competitive exam. In particular, if we talk about NEET then there are four subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. It is required to prepare a tentative study plan to cover all the subjects effectively” says Shailendra Maheshwari, Director of Career Point, Kota


NEET preparation tips 2019 - know the syllabus

The syllabus forms the base of the study schedule which a candidate needs to be well versed with. The entire preparation would be of no use if the candidates are not aware of the sections, chapters and concepts that are in the syllabus. Knowledge of each detail of the syllabus will be crucial for formulating a strategy in NEET preparation tips 2019. Dividing the time to be spent on each section can be done only when a candidate knows the syllabus thoroughly.


NEET 2019 Preparation tips - Best Books

One of the greatest tips to crack NEET 2019 can be referring to the best possible books that can help you crack the NEET. Even though it goes without saying that NCERT books are the most important ones which have to prepared thoroughly, other relevant resources can also help you through the entire syllabus. Aspirants should keep some points in mind while selecting the best books for NEET. The material should be helpful in clearing the basic concepts and topics and it should also help you to devise a strategy to solve questions quickly. Best books for NEET are the ones which are recommended by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Candidates can check the list of books here.

Physics

  • 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

  • Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon

Chemistry

  • 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)

Biology

  • Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman

  • Objective Biology by Dinesh

  • Objective Botany by Ansari

  • Pradeep Guide on Biology

  • GRB Bathla publications for Biology


NEET 2019 Preparation tips - Previous year exam analysis

Leading coaching institutes will be releasing the analysis of the examination done by the academics experts. Nevertheless, the previous year analysis of NEET exam will help the candidates in preparation for NEET 2019.

  • Previous year toppers and the experts suggest that that the paper last year was of moderate difficulty level.

  • Among all three subjects, Biology was easiest to attempt and Physics was relatively tough. The difficulty level of Chemistry was identified as moderate level.

  • In the section of Physics, theoretical questions were easier to attempt and numerical questions were more difficult.

  • In last year’s biology section of NEET question paper, candidates who appeared for the examination suggested that the Zoology section was easier than Botany.

  • Mechanics and Electrostatics were the two prominent topics in the physics section.

  • While in Chemistry, students found question paper was dominated by reactions. A large number of reaction based questions were asked in the section of Chemistry and Biology contained questions from both Botany and Zoology.

  • Due to a moderate level of difficulty of the NEET question paper, there was a significant drop of cut off. The cutoff scores for general category was 691-119 and in the year 2017, it was 697-131.


NEET 2019 Preparation Tips - Chapter-wise weightage

There is always a dilemma of focussing on numerous topic rather than wasting time on less important topics. The chapter wise weightage is evaluated on the basis of analysis of previous year question papers which will help in the preparation of the exam. The chapter wise weightage of NEET also allows the candidates to identify the importance of a topic and the number of marks it is likely to fetch.


Physics

Class 11

Class 12

Topics/ Units

Weight-age in percentage

Topics/ Units/ Concepts

Weight-age in percentage

Physical world and measurement

2%

Electrostatics

9%

Kinematics

3%

Current Electricity

8%

Laws of Motion

3%

Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism

5%

Work, Energy and Power

4%

Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current

8%

Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

5%

Electromagnetic Waves

5%

Gravitation

2%

Optics

10%

Properties of Bulk Matter

3%

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

6%

Thermodynamics

9%

Atoms & Nuclei

3%

Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

3%

Electronic Devices

9%

Oscillation & Waves

3%



Chemistry

Class 11

Class 12

Unit

Topic/ Chapters

Weightage in Percentage

Unit

Topic / Chapters

Weightage*

I

Basic Concepts of Chemistry

1%

I

Solid State

2%

II

Structure of Atom

2%

II

Solutions

5%

III

Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties

2%

III

Electro chemistry

2%

IV

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

5%

IV

Chemical Kinetics

3%

V

States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

2%

V

Surface Chemistry

2%

VI

Thermodynamics

8%

VI

Isolation of Elements

2%

VII

Equilibrium

6%

VII

p-Block Elements

5%

VIII

Redox Reactions

3%

VIII

d- and f-Block Elements

4%

IX

Hydrogen

3%

IX

Coordination Compounds

9%

X

s-Block Elements

2%

X

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

3%

XI

Some p-Block Elements

2%

XI

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

4%

XII

Organic Chemistry: Basic Principles & Techniques

4%

XII

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

4%

XIII

Hydrocarbons

3%

XIII

Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen

2%

XIV

Environmental Chemistry

2%

XIV

Biomolecules

3%


XV

Polymers

3%


XVI

Chemistry in Everyday Life

2%


Biology

Class 11

Class 12

Unit

Topic / Chapters

Weightage*

Unit

Topic / Chapters

Weightage*


Diversity of Living Organisms

14%


Diversity of Living Organisms

14%

Chapter-1: The Living World

Chapter-1: The Living World

Chapter-2: Biological Classification

Chapter-2: Biological Classification

Chapter-3: Plant Kingdom

Chapter-3: Plant Kingdom

Chapter-4: Animal Kingdom

Chapter-4: Animal Kingdom

II

Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals

5%

II

Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals

5%

Chapter-5: Morphology of Flowering Plants

Chapter-5: Morphology of Flowering Plants

Chapter-6: Anatomy of Flowering Plants

Chapter-6: Anatomy of Flowering Plants

Chapter-7: Structural Organisation in Animals

Chapter-7: Structural Organisation in Animals

III

Cell: Structure and Function

9%

III

Cell: Structure and Function

9%

Chapter-8: Cell-The Unit of Life

Chapter-8: Cell-The Unit of Life

Chapter-9: Biomolecules

Chapter-9: Biomolecules

Chapter-10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division

Chapter-10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division

IV

Plant Physiology

6%

IV

Plant Physiology

6%

Chapter-11: Transport in Plants

Chapter-11: Transport in Plants

Chapter-12: Mineral Nutrition

Chapter-12: Mineral Nutrition

Chapter-13: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Chapter-13: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Chapter-14: Respiration in Plants

Chapter-14: Respiration in Plants

Chapter-15: Plant - Growth and Development

Chapter-15: Plant - Growth and Development

V

Human Physiology

20%

V

Human Physiology

20%

Chapter-16: Digestion and Absorption

Chapter-16: Digestion and Absorption

Chapter-17: Breathing and Exchange of Gases

Chapter-17: Breathing and Exchange of Gases

Chapter-18: Body Fluids and Circulation

Chapter-18: Body Fluids and Circulation

Chapter-19: Excretory Products and Their Elimination

Chapter-19: Excretory Products and Their Elimination

Chapter-20: Locomotion and Movement

Chapter-20: Locomotion and Movement

Chapter-21: Neural Control and Coordination

Chapter-21: Neural Control and Coordination

Chapter-22: Chemical Coordination and Integration

Chapter-22: Chemical Coordination and Integration


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NTA authorities released the NEET admit card 2019 in online mode on April 15, 2019. Only such candidates who carried the admit card and a valid ID proof were allowed to sit in NEET 2019; the pen-and-paper-based exam was conducted on May 5. The admit card carried important information like roll number of the candidate, date and time of the exam, and exam centre details.

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