NEET 2018 Syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Biology

CBSE has announced the syllabus for NEET Exam as it was same in 2017. NEET 2018 Syllabus is covered from class 11 and 12 as prescribed by the MCI(Medical Council of India) and DCI(Dental Council of India). NEET exam consists of three subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Zoology and Botany). NEET 2018 is the National level medical entrance exam conducted for admission in top medical and dental colleges in India.

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NEET will be based on the syllabus stipulated by CBSE. This implies that CBSE students will have an edge over candidates from state board schools where the syllabus is slightly different. 

NEET 2018 Syllabus:

The syllabus of NEET as per the curriculum of NCERT books. Class XI and XII NCERT Books play a vital role to clear NEET 2018. Here the mentioned table shows the detailed marks of every subject.

Examination National Eligibility and Entrance Test(NEET)
Syllabus Issued Authority CBSE
Physics 45 marks
Chemistry 45 marks
Biology 45 marks for Botany section and 45 marks for Zoology Section

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NEET 2018 Syllabus: Physics

This section contains total 19 chapters, among them 10 are from the class XI syllabus and 9 are from the class XII syllabus. Following are the chapter of Physics from which questions are asked in NEET exam.

Chapters from Class XI Chapters from Class XII
Physical world and measurement Electrostatics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and Power Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Gravitation Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Electronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves

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NEET 2018 Syllabus: Chemistry

The Chemistry syllabus of NEET is quite broad and there are total 30 chapters. Among those chapters 14 chapters are from class XI syllabus and 16 chapters are from Class XII syllabus. Candidates can check the name of the chapters from which Chemistry questions are asked in NEET exam.

Chapters from Class XI Chapters from Class XII
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Solid State
Structure of Atom Solutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Electrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Chemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids Surface Chemistry
Thermodynamics General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibrium p- Block Elements
Redox Reactions d and f Block Elements
Hydrogen Coordination Compounds
s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block Elements Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Hydrocarbons Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
Chemistry in Everyday Life

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NEET 2018 Syllabus: Biology

Biology is also the important however, its syllabus is quite concise. It consists both Zoology and Botany and there are total 10 chapters. The Biology section contains total 5 chapters from the class XI and 5 from class XII. Following are these chapters:

Chapters from Class XI Chapters from Class XII
Diversity in Living World Reproduction
Structural Organization in Animals and Plants Genetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and Function Biology and Human Welfare
Plant Physiology Biotechnology and Its Applications
Human physiology Ecology and environment

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Exam Pattern

Mode of Paper: Offline mode(Pen and Paper based)

Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Sections: Physics, Chemistry, Biology(Botany and Zoology)

Total marks: 720

Exam Duration: 3 hours

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Following are some of the important books for NEET 2018 Preparation. Apart from these NCERT Class XI and XII books are most reliable because of Simple Language used in them and those are also focused on basics.Best books to prepare for NEET 2018

Subject Name of Book Author ISBN
Physics Principles of Physics David Halliday, Robert Resnick Jearl Walker 978-8126552566
Chemistry Modern’s Abc of Chemistry S.P. Jauhar 978-9351841210
Biology Trueman’s Elementary Biology K.N. Bhatia 978-8187223597

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: How can total number questions distributed as per section?

Ans: The total number of question in NEET 2018 would be 180. 45 questions will be equally asked in all the sections, that is Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.


Ques: What type of question will be asked in NEET 2018?

Ans: All the questions in NEET 2018 would be objective type, that is Multiple Choice Questions.


Ques: What is the complete syllabus for Physics section in NEET 2018?

Ans: The Physics syllabus comprises of Class 11th and 12th syllabus:

  • Class 11th: Physical world and measurement, Notion of Potential Entergy, Nature of Physical Laws, Kinematics, Speed, Velocity, Work, Energy and Power, Laws of Motion, Static & Kinetic Friction, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Kepler’s law of Planetary Motion, The Universal Law of Gravitation, Thermodynamics, Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Properties of Bulk Matter, Bulk Modulus, Critical Velocity, Heat, Work & Internal Energy, Oscillations and Waves.
  • Class 12th: Electrostatics, Electric Charges & their Conservation, Electric Dipole, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Carbon Resistors, Kirchhoff’s Laws & Simple Applications, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, AC Generator & Transformer, Concept of Megnatic Field, Permanent Magnets, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Waves, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Optics, Optical Instruments, Wave Optics, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Conductors


Ques: What is the complete syllabus for Chemistry section in NEET 2018?

Ans: The Chemistry syllabus comprises of Class 11th and 12th syllabus as well. Below mentioned are all the topics:

  • Class 11th : Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Laws of Chemical Combination, Structure of Atom, Atomic Number, Isotopes & Isobars, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Ionic Bond, Covalent Bond, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Electronegativity, Equilibrium, Equilibrium in Physical & Chemical Process, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, Physical & Chemical Properties of Water, s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals), Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Some p-Block Elements, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry.
  • Class 12th : Solid State, Band Theory of Metals, Solutions, Elevation of Boiling Point, Electro Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, Electrochemistry, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Physical & Chemical Properties of Primary Alcohol, Phenols and Ethers, Coordination Compounds, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Amines, Cyanides & Isocyanides, Polymers, Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Cleansing Agents – Soaps & Detergents.


Ques: What is the complete syllabus for Biology section in NEET 2018?

Ans: Biology syllabus comprises of questions from both Botany and Zoology. All the topics from which questions might be prompted in NEET 2018 are given below:

  • Class 11th: Diversity in Living World, Three Domains of Life, Cell Structure and Function, Cell Theory, Plant Cell & Animal Cell, Structural Organization in Animals and Plants, Tissues, Morphology & Modifications, Plant Physiology, Transport in Plants, Photosynthesis, Human physiology.
  • Class 12th: Reproduction, Reproduction in Organisms, Biology and Human Welfare, Genetics and Evolution, Heredity & Variations, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Principle & Process of Biotechnology, Ecology and Environment, Organism & Environment, Biodiversity and its Conversation.