NEET Syllabus 2020 – National Testing Agency (NTA) is the authority responsible for releasing NEET 2020 syllabus for the medical entrance examination. The authorities released the syllabus of NEET on December 1, 2019, along with the information brochure. It is extremely essential for medical aspirants to familiarize themselves with NEET syllabus 2020 in order to ace the examination. NEET is the single undergraduate national level medical entrance exam and thus, is the most sought after. This makes it obvious that candidates need to give it their best shot and prepare from NEET 2020 syllabus without skipping on any chapter. For the year 2020, a total of 15,93,452 candidates have registered for NEET 2020 exam.
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NEET Syllabus 2020

NEET 2020 was scheduled to be conducted on May 3 in pen-paper based mode for a duration of 3 hours. However, due to the massive Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, the authority has postponed the date until further notice. While the NEET admit card UG was also scheduled to be released on May 27 has also bee postponed until the lockdown. The question paper will comprise of 180 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology and Botany). In order to reap the most of out of it, candidates are advised to begin their preparations from syllabus of NEET from a very early stage, so that they are thorough with everything. Candidates must note that NEET syllabus 2020 is prepared on the basis of MCI notified common syllabus of the medical entrance exam and is available at, implemented in the year 2013.

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NEET 2020 syllabus given in this article is segregated as per class 11 and class 12 for each subject for the ease of students referring to the topics. Secondly, the best books recommended by experts are also given alongside the NEET syllabus for each subject. Finally, at the end, NEET exam pattern is also mentioned along with sample papers for practice purposes.

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NEET Syllabus 2020 - Subject-wise

In the sections below, medical aspirants can check for the subject-wise NEET 2020 syllabus. Along with that, for the convenience of candidates we have also given below subject-wise best books.

NEET Physics syllabus

With a total of 45 questions and 180 marks at stake, it is imperative that candidates know the syllabus thoroughly and prepare with that extra edge so as to score the much-needed marks in the exam. The topics as per NEET Physics syllabus 2020 is given below along with the best books for reference.

NEET Syllabus for Physics

NEET 2020 - Best Books for Physics

Book Name


Concepts of Physics, part 1 and 2

H C Verma

Fundamentals of Physics

Halliday, Resnick and Walker

Objective Physics for medical entrance examination (volumes 1 and 2)

D C Pandey

NCERT Exemplar Class 11 and 12


Physics MCQ

D Mukherjee

NEET syllabus 2020 - Chemistry

Chemistry section will have a total of 45 questions for 180 marks. Since many students find Chemistry to be easy to study, the topics from both class 11 and 12 have been listed along with the best books for reference while preparing.

NEET Syllabus 2020 for Chemistry

Best Books 2020 for NEET Chemistry

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 2020 syllabus – Biology

Biology in NEET comprises Botany and Zoology with 45 questions for 180 marks each. This makes the total number of questions 90 and marks at stake are 360. Smart work is the need of the hour along with dedication and diligence. The topics that should be studied are given below followed by the best books to be referred to cement the concepts.

NEET Syllabus 2020 for Biology

Best Books for NEET Biology 2020



Objective Biology (volumes 1 & 2)

GR Bathla

Biology Classes 11 and 12 (Volume 1 & 2)

Pradeep Publications

Objective Biology (Volume 1, 2, and 3 along with Practice Papers)

Dinesh Publications

A Class Book for Botany

A C Dutta

Objective Biology (volumes 1 and 2)

Trueman Publications

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Candidates can check the table below for a detailed subject-wise NEET syllabus 2020.

NEET 2020 syllabus - In detail


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*The syllabus given here pertains to NEET 2019. The updated syllabus will be given here once NTA releases the same. However, changes in NEET syllabus is not expected anytime soon. So candidates can go ahead with referring to the NEET 2019 one.

NEET Exam Pattern 2020

The questions asked in the national level medical entrance examination will be based on the given NEET 2020 syllabus. While studying, it is wise to prepare on the lines of the actual exam paper. This is where an understanding of the exam pattern of NEET 2020 will add value to the preparation efforts. A look at NEET paper pattern shows that the exam is of three hours, in pen and paper-based mode with 180 questions for 720 marks. There is negative marking of one mark for every wrong answer and candidates have the option of choosing from 11 languages based on the location of their exam city to answer the question paper in.

The other tool that helps ace the exam is practice and more practice. This can be achieved with the help of NEET sample papers. After every topic completed from the NEET 2020 syllabus, candidates should ideally test themselves in the same.

NEET 2020 Subject-wise question distribution

Preparation Tips using NEET 2020 Syllabus

6 Months NEET Preparation Tips

  1. Segregate the syllabus of NEET 2020 into easy, difficult and to be learnt topics for each subject.

  2. Learn the easy one along with one difficult topic

  3. Allocate time to learn the new topics as this means learning everything anew.

  4. Once a topic to completed, test yourself with the help of questions given at the end of the chapter.

  5. Answer questions from the topic from past year question papers too.

  6. Analyze your effort and revise if you have not done well.

  7. Move on to the next topic only once you are good with the ones completed so far.

2 Months Preparation Tips of NEET:

  1. By this time the entire NEET 2020 syllabus must have been completed.

  2. Kick start with intense revision. Revise topics alternating with difficulty levels.

  3. Make short notes where you need refreshing or prodding so you can use them at the last minute for revision.

  4. Sit for regular tests to understand where you stand in terms of your preparation.

  5. Move to the next topic if you have done well in the first one else better and strengthen the first one before moving to the next one.

  6. Lastly, keep your motivation levels high and don’t compare with anyone.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET Syllabus 2020

Question: How is the distribution of questions in Biology section?


Biology is divided into Zoology and Botany and there are 45 questions from each of these.  

Question: Is there a change in syllabus of NEET for the year 2020?


No, as of now there is no announcement by the authorities about change in syllabus for the exam in 2020. Any change will be notified.

Question: Are there chances of wrong question being asked in NEET 2020?


There have been instances where wrong questions have been asked in the examination. In such case the authorities provide full marks in those particular questions irrespective of responses recorded.

Question: Do I need to study from both 11 and 12 standard books?


Yes, it is imperative for candidates to prepare well from both class 11 & 12 books and syllabus of PCB.

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What is the minimum score I need to get in NEET exam in order to get into BMC Banglore..

Aakansha david 4th Apr, 2020

Hello Soukhya mutta,

The expected NEET cut off score for BMC Bangalore -

UR - 701-134

OBC/SC/ST - 133-107

UR-PH - 133-120

I'm also sharing a link with you from where you will get the information about the last year cut off, so that you'll get the idea for the expected cut off for this year




How much I should score in Neet to join mbbs at Bangalore medical college??

Aakansha david 4th Apr, 2020

Hello Gagana,

The expected NEET cut off score for MBBS at Bangalore medical school -

General - 512 - 644

OBC/SV/ST - 524 - 581

GN PWD - 454

I'm also sharing a link with you from where you will get the information about the last year cut off, so that you'll get the idea for this year expected cut off for Bangalore medical college





sathwika 4th Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

As neet mds is the entrance exam conducted for getting seat for good college for the medical courses as you got 2398 rank in neet mds so i cannot surely say that you may get seat in SDM dharward as it is a top college in India there are less chances to get seat in that college and apply for tge top 10 private medical colleges and mske a list that on which course you want to get further and let's hope for the best to get seat in the SDM DHARWARD study well and work hard to get good marks in the future examinations ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.


Please can anyone give me name of chapters of Biology and Physics for neet 2020

Rehan Alam Student Expert 4th Apr, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

Here are the important chapters:-


1) Diversity in Living World

2) Cell Structure and Function

3) Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants

4) Plant Physiology

5) Human Physiology

6) Reproduction

7) Genetics and Evolution

8) Biotechnology and Its Applications

9) Biology and Human Welfare

10) Ecology and environment


1) Physical World & Measurement

2) Kinematics

3) Laws of motion

4) Work, energy and power

5) Motion of System Of Particles and Rigid Body

6) Gravitation

7) Properties of bulk matter

8) Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory

9) Thermodynamics

10) Oscillations and Waves

11) Electrostatics

12) Current Electricity

13) Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

14) Electromagnetic Waves

15) Optics

16) Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

17) Atoms And Nuclei

18) Electronic devices

19) Electromagnetic Induction and alternating Currents

Hope this helps. Thank you.

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I have checked my neet registration form today and i has no corrections in it so i have submitted the form and then entered the otp generated. So please telll me that is this the correct method for submission of forms?

sathwika 4th Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

As neet entrance exam is conducted by the central board of india to get seat in the good colleges or universities for medical courses as you rectified the mistake in the neet registration form and you got a otp and typing that otp generated in your phone and by that you rectified the mistake and  submitted and you have done everything in the correct order so your registration form submitted is successful  so stay concentrated anf focused and study well and work hard to get good marks in the good colleges or universities ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.

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