NEET Chemistry Preparation tips | How to prepare for NEET Chemistry

NEET chemistry preparation tips 

A majority of students considers NEET Chemistry as the most scoring section. As per NEET Chemistry 2019 analysis, most of the questions were based on the NCERT syllabus. Therefore, to ace this section, along with a strong conceptual understanding, a thorough knowledge of the NCERT textbooks is a must.

With whatever time you have, you must gather all your efforts and energy and put them in the right direction to get satisfactory results. Here we are going to provide you with a Preparation Plan for NEET Chemistry exam to accomplish your goal. Topics Like Details about the exam NEET Chemistry exam pattern, Important topics to study for NEET Chemistry exam, Top reference books & study material for CSIR NET Chemical Science exam are discussed below that can give an edge to your preparation plan.

About NEET : 
NEET is a national level examination conducted by NTA. The candidates who want to get admissions in medical courses must qualify from the entrance test. The questions of NEET only come from the subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany. There are 180 questions from each subject sections that carry 720 marks. The question paper of  NEET are intermediate level based therefore revising 11th and 12th standard Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany books that are following CBSE Syllabus is a must. The NEET Exam also has a negative marking. Every year there are more and more candidates who apply for NEET Exam to pursue a career in medical science.

Chemistry exam looks lucrative it is not easy. It requires knowledge, consistent studies, resources, good guidance along with motivation. Since the exam syllabus is vast, choose the topics that interest you. While doing so also keep in mind not to skip the important topics from which questions come consistently in each paper and have more weight. Analyze the question papers and filter out these topics since covering every single topic is very difficult for the aspirants. As per previous year trends, the following chapters have been contributing relatively more questions per chapter in NEET Chemistry section:

The NEET Chemistry is divided into Physical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. In comparison to Physics and Biology, Chemistry is most scoring. If prepared thoroughly, chemistry can help students to secure a meritorious position in the exam. Out of total 720 marks (180), NEET Chemistry comprises of 180 marks (45 Questions). Therefore, it is essential for students to prepare well for Chemistry section. In NEET Chemistry section, around 36% of weightage is given to Physical chemistry and for Inorganic Chemistry also for 36% while 28% of weightage is given to Organic Chemistry Syllabus.

Physical Chemistry :
Physical Chemistry is all about numerical problems and constitutes approximately 36% in the NEET Chemistry section. To solve these numerical problems, it is crucial to understand the concepts and their application. You’ll also find umpteen formulae and to remember them all, it is important to make a list and revise it daily. Additionally, practice more and more questions using the formulae to strengthen your preparation for Physical Chemistry.

Organic Chemistry :
Organic Chemistry constitutes approximately 28% in the NEET Chemistry section. To prepare for this section, a thorough knowledge of the NCERT textbook is a must. Understand and memorize all the equations, formulae, and reactions given in the NCERT textbook. In addition, learn the names of various reactions and compounds that constitute reagents, substrates, etc. A rigorous practice can help you crack the questions on Organic Chemistry.

Inorganic Chemistry :
Inorganic Chemistry constitutes approximately 36% in NEET Chemistry section and is considered memory based. To ace Inorganic Chemistry, a thorough knowledge of the NCERT textbook is a must. Pay attention to every topic in the NCERT textbook, understand all the justifications, memorize the exceptions and practise all the reactions.


  1. Prepare from NCERT textbooks thoroughly as most of the questions are based on it.
  2. Solve all the questions of NCERT Exemplar. Exemplar is especially developed keeping competitive exams in mind and has been a source of surprising questions. 
  3. Practise questions from NEET previous years questions papers is quite helpful in understanding the variation and difficulty level of questions.
  4. Solve Previous Years’ Question Papers to understand the exam pattern, difficulty level, types of questions asked. It will not only help evaluate your preparation level but also aid in quick revision of the entire syllabus.
  5. Improve your speed and accuracy, attempt at least one Mock Test daily.
  6. For an optimum performance in NEET Chemistry section, set aside 40-50 minutes irrespective of the difficulty level of the NEET question paper.
  7. Refer to your YB Study Material to give your preparation an edge.


  1. NCERT textbooks Class XI & XII
  2. NCERT Exemplar (available on under ‘Publications’)
  3. Dinesh Objective Chemistry for NEET
  4. Arihant NEET Preparatory Series Objective Chemistry by Dr. R K Gupta
  5. Pradeep’s Objective Chemistry Vol I & II

Few last tips :

  1. Lay a time table : After looking at the syllabus it will not be an onerous task to understand that you have a huge syllabus to be covered in very less time. But lesser time doesn’t mean the target is not achievable. It can be attained by proper planning which involves first to set a time table for yourself as per your convenience.
  2. Before making an everyday plan first focus on monthly plan i.e. which all units must be covered in which month
  3. Make sure you take up important topics first. And as soon as a topic is complete, revise it instantly.
  4. For a daily plan: minimum 5-6 hours should be kept aside every day for studying along with an extra hour for revision.
  5. At the end of the day revise whatever you have studied throughout the day
  6. Depending on what type of person you are you can divide the day accordingly. For morning people it is best to learn the subject in the morning and practice and revise in the evening. Whereas for evening person, another way round can be done
  7. Do not forget to keep space in the plan for practicing questions every day
  8. Once in a week, you can take up some test of the topics you have studied like YB study offers.
  9. Following the layout of the time table, you should start studying. Whenever you sit down to study, make it a habit to make short notes side by side. This helps in a lot of ways. First, it will help in making the learning and memorizing process quicker as writing things down makes our mind to remember things more.
  10. As more and more questions you practice, more likely are the chances to clear the exam. Practicing questions is the most important factor that can help.
  11. Revision at every step is a must. Every day at the end of the day, every time you complete a unit and every week, month and so on. Before the exam, the complete syllabus must be revised twice at minimum.

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