How to Prepare for NEET Subjects ?
“An Investment in Knowledge Pays the Best Interest.” - Benjamin Franklin
As promised we will be focusing through this post on the effective strategy for NEET preparation consisting of few critical factors and informations which aspirants need to be aware of in terms of detailed subject wise tips on Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
How to Prepare for NEET Physics?
It's not an understatement to say most students find Physics section challenging since it contains a wide variety of theoretical concepts and a vast array of numerical problems. To overcome this difficulty, we provide you some consequential study plan and preparation tips to crack NEET Physics.
Candidates preparing for NEET Physics must always begin with a clear understanding of the concepts involved. In addition to studying the theoretical concept, you should learn how to integrate the knowledge of the concepts in solving multiple choice questions or numerical problems.
The backbone of Physics are formulas. A large share of questions are formula-based. Make specifically notes on Physics formula for NEET. Make a chapter-wise chart of all the formulae in Physics and pin it in front of your study table. You need to revise those formulas daily once or twice. Notes will help you to learn the concepts faster and will also help you in your last-minute preparation.
NEET Physics comprises of broadly following topics: Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Modern Physics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Optics and SHM and Waves. The most important topics are Laws of Thermodynamics, Ray Optics, Rotational Motion, Semiconductors and Communication System, Photoelectric Effect and Electromagnetic Waves, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Waves and Sound, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Magnetic Effects of Current.
Chapter Wise Revisions
- Have a chapter wise test practice module, which will help you honing your time management skills as well as grasping concepts thoroughly with systematic revisions. Once your preparation is about 80% done, start solving previous year question papers and Mock Tests.
Previous Year Questions & Mocks
It is an undeniable fact that NEET Physics preparation requires intense practice. To improve speed and accuracy, solve as many question papers and Physics mock test as possible through quality Neet Online Preparation available.Taking Online Mock Tests will help you identify your strong as well as weak areas to work upon, giving you a more clear cut idea about your preparation level.
-The holy grail for NEET is NCERT as suggested by most of the toppers and experts. The ground level concepts and understanding of the curriculum can be built from the NCERT. However, in order to enhance your preparation for NEET 2019, these books have been found to yield best performance:
Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
Objective Physics by DC Pandey
Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker
Fundamental Physics by Pradeep
How to Study Chemistry for NEET?
As stated by toppers, NEET Chemistry is a highly scoring subject and students need to take advantage of this very fact that with a little effort you can deduce maximum marks in this subject. Chemistry contains theoretical concepts, problems and lots of chemical equations. For NEET Chemistry preparation, you should target each chapter and divide it into daily basis preparation plan for in-depth understanding. Attempt at least 60-70 MCQ questions during the revision of any chapter.
Based on the analysis of previous year question papers, the following are the important topics of Chemistry: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, General Organic Chemistry, p d and f Block Elements, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Carbonyl Compounds (Aldehydes and Ketones), Solutions and Colligative Properties, Ionic Equilibrium, Chemical Thermodynamics, Haloalkanes.
Chemistry is subdivided into Physical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry.
- First of all for physical chemistry, it's very important that you have a proper understanding of the basic chapters like atomic structure, redox reactions, equilibria. It mainly contains numerical questions so you need to focus more on the calculation and application of the concepts.
- In Organic Chemistry, the need is to study all reaction mechanisms and remember named reactions. Making notes is extremely essential while you study each chapter.
- Inorganic Chemistry revolves around basic concepts of chemistry like electronic configuration, periodicity, the structure of compounds and their hybridization. For both Inorganic and organic chemistry, make formula charts as was done for Physics and memorize the formulas and name reactions on daily basis.
NCERT acts as a prime factor when it comes to NEET Chemistry as a majority of the questions are based on it. Besides NCERT students should refer to the books mentioned for practicing and refining their NEET Chemistry preparation efficiently:
Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon
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)
How to Prepare for NEET Biology?
In NEET, Biology is significant as it carries more weightage than Physics and Chemistry. Biology is another part where you can get maximum marks but make sure you give your best shot with these critical points.
Based on the weightage and the frequency of questions over the years, the important topics for preparation of NEET Biology are Genetics and Evolution, Physiology – Plant and Human, Reproduction – Flowering Plants and Human, Diversity in Living Organisms, Ecology, Structural Organization in Living Organisms, Cell Structure and Function, Biotechnology. The decisive chapters are Biological Classification, Plant Kingdom, Morphology of Flowering Plants Cell – The Unit of Life, Digestion and Absorption, Chemical Coordination and Integration, Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants, Human Reproduction, Principles of Inheritance and Variation, Human Health and Disease, Ecosystem, Environmental Issues.
Differentiate the units and use different strategy for different units. For example, be clear with the concepts when it comes to lessons like Molecular basis of Inheritance and Cell division. Units like Animal Physiology requires so much memorization and should be revised frequently. Among all the topics, Animalia and Plantae are a bit confusing, so it requires rigorous practice. Apart from this, Plant Physiology, Ecology, Cell Biology, Human Physiology, Molecular Basis of Inheritance, Biomolecules, and Biotechnology carry a lot of weightage.
Tables and Charts
- Summarize your study in the form of charts and tables as it will act as a quick revision strategy before exam days. Include important applications and examples in these charts.
- Most aspirants ignore practicing MCQ's, which is the ultimate deal breaker. Aspirants preparing Biology for NEET must develop the habit of intense practice. You may not remember a full chapter but remembering the questions that you practiced and learnt can save you a mark. Understanding concepts can only be useful through ample practice. A number of MCQ in form of NEET sample papers and previous year question papers should be solved to acquire an idea about the pattern of questions that will be asked. Aspirants should therefore take up as many mock tests as possible to enhance their preparation for NEET Biology.
For effectiveness, few good books along with NCERT books for NEET Biology to refer are:
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
These are some of the essential pointers for NEET exam for students seeking answers to 'How to prepare for NEET?'. Students following these preparation tips can easily prepare each subject in the desired timeline. However needless to say in order to make it to the top notch colleges, it is imperative not only to crack the exam but also get good ranking. And this is completely attainable when you work hard as well as smart with a dogged dedication, making the most of the available time and resources. Here's wishing the best to all you future Doctors! From AspireBuzz team
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