NEET Syllabus 2021: National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the detailed notification for NEET 2021 announcing the exam to be held on 12 September 2021 along with the NTA NEET syllabus and exam pattern. NTA has also made some changes in the NEET Exam Pattern stating that the exam pattern for each subject has been divided into 2 sections for 200 questions in total out of which 20 questions will be optional (05 each subject). However, the number of questions, exam duration and total marks will remain the same. The students can check the NEET 2021 Syllabus & revised Exam Pattern from the article below and begin with their preparation.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a medical entrance examination conducted every year nationwide by the NTA for students aspiring to pursue medical courses across medical colleges in the country. NEET Syllabus is designed by MCI after considering the syllabus specified by different boards and by NCERT, CBSE, and COBSE in classes 11 and 12 Physics, Chemistry, and Biology to ensure uniformity in medical education across India. Procuring familiarity with the syllabus can assure a thorough preparation of each and every topic covered in the NEET 2021 syllabus.
Here students can check the important points of the NEET 2021 exam. Before jumping on the syllabus, the student must be familiar with the structure of NEET 2021. Have a look at the summary of the NEET exam 2021.
|NEET 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern|
|Total Number of Questions||200 Questions (20 Optional - 5 from each subject)|
For correct answer: + 4
For Incorrect answer: -1
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen and Paper Test)|
|Language options in NEET||11 languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Oriya, Tamil, Kannada, and Assamese|
|NEET 2021 Exam Date||12th September 2021|
NEET is conducted in offline mode i.e. pen-paper mode every year by NTA. Students can take a look at the revised exam pattern before going to the syllabus. Here you will get an idea about the revised exam pattern of NEET 2021.
|NEET UG 2021 Exam Pattern (Revised)|
|SNo||Subjects||Sections||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration of Exam|
|1||Physics||Section A||35||140||3 hours (180 minutes)|
|Total||200 (20 optional)||720|
It is advisable to have a look at the marking scheme of the exam. This will help you in deciding to attempt the question during the exam.
|Marking scheme of NEET Exam|
|No answer/ Multiple answers||0|
The NEET syllabus covers Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) from class 11th and Class 12th. The detailed subject-wise NEET syllabus for NEET 2021 exam is given below:
Candidates can check the physics syllabus in the table given below.
|Physics Syllabus for NEET 2021 Exam|
|Class 11th Physics Syllabus||Class 12th Physics Syllabus|
|Physical-world and measurement||Electro statistics|
|Laws of Motion||Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism|
|Work, Energy, and Power||Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents|
|The motion of systems of particles and rigid body||Electromagnetic waves|
|Thermodynamics||Atoms and Nuclei|
|The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory||Electronic Devices|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation|
|Oscillations and wave|
Here you can check the number of questions asked from different topics of physics and the weightage of that topic in the exam. This analysis is based on the previous year's trend and questions from the Physics section. All these topics are covered from the NTA NEET Syllabus of Physics.
|Name of the chapter||The number of questions asked (Approx.)||Weightage in percentile|
|Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter||2||6|
|Electric Charges and Fields||1||4.5|
|Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance||1||4.5|
|Mechanical Properties of Fluids||0-1||2|
|Work, Energy, and Power||1||4|
|Mechanical Properties of Solids||0-1||2|
|Laws of Motion||1||3|
|Magnetism and Matter||1||2.5|
|Motion in a Plane||0-1||1.5|
|Motion in a Straight Line||0-1||1.5|
|Moving Charges and Magnetism||1||2.5|
|Physical World, Units, and Measurements||0-1||2|
|Ray optics and optical instruments||1||5|
|Thermal Properties of Matter||0-1||2|
|Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices, and Simple Circuits||2||6|
|System of Particles and Rotational Motion||1||5|
Let's have a look at the important topics of the chemistry subject asked in the NEET 2021.
|Chemistry Syllabus for NEET 2021 Exam|
|Class 11th Syllabus||Class 12th Syllabus|
|Some basic concepts of Chemistry||Solid-state|
|Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties||Electrochemistry|
|Structure of atom||Solutions|
|Chemical Bonding and Molecular structure||Chemical Kinetics|
|Thermodynamics||General principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements|
|Equilibrium||P Block elements|
|States of Matter: Gases and liquids||Surface Chemistry|
|Redox reactions||D and F block elements|
|s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniques||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|Some p-Block elements||Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers|
|Hydrocarbons||Organic compounds containing Nitrogen|
|Environmental chemistry||Biomolecules, Polymers, and Chemistry in everyday life|
Here you can check the number of questions asked from different topics of physics and the weightage of that topic in the exam. This analysis is based on the previous year's trend. All these topics are covered from the NTA NEET Syllabus of Chemistry.
|Name of the chapter||Number of Questions asked (Approx.)||Weightage in percentile|
|Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids||2||4|
|Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers||2||4|
|d-and f-block elements||2||4|
|Chemistry in everyday life||1||2|
|Haloalkanes and Haloarenes; Amines||1||3|
|General Principles and Process of Isolation elements||1||2|
|N containing Organic Compounds||1||3|
|Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques - 1||1||2|
|Organic chemistry some basic principles and techniques - 2||1||2|
|p-block elements(13 14)||2||3.5|
|p-block elements(15 16 17 18)||2||3.5|
|States of Matter||1||2|
|Structure of Atom||1||2|
|The Solid State||1||2|
This section is divided into two categories which are Botany and Zoology. Check the topics given by the NTA in the notification for Biology (Botany + Zoology) for the NEET exam.
|Biology Syllabus for NEET 2021 Exam|
|Class 11th Biology Syllabus||Class 12th Biology Syllabus|
|Structural organization – Plants and Animals||Genetics and Evolution|
|Cell Structure and Function||Biology and Human welfare|
|Diversity in the Living World||Reproduction|
|Human physiology||Ecology and environment|
|Plant Physiology||Biotechnology and its applications|
Here you can check the number of questions asked from different topics of physics and the weightage of that topic in the exam. This analysis is based on the previous year's trend and asked questions in the NEET exam. All these topics are covered from the NTA NEET Syllabus of Biology (Botany and Zoology).
|Name of the chapter||The number of questions asked (Approx.)||Weightage in percentile|
|Anatomy of Flowering Plants||0-1||2|
|Biodiversity and Conservation||1||3|
|Body Fluids and Circulation||0-1||1|
|Biotechnology and its Applications||1||3|
|Biotechnology: Principles and Processes||1||3|
|Breathing and Exchange of Gases||0-1||2|
|Cell: The Unit of Life, Biomolecules||0-1||2|
|Chemical Coordination and Integration||1||4|
|Cell Cycle and Cell Division||0-1||2|
|Digestion and Absorption||1||3|
|Excretory Products and their Elimination||0-1||2|
|Human Health and Disease||1||3|
|Locomotion and Movement||0-1||2|
|Microbes in Human Welfare||0-1||2|
|Neural Control and Coordination||0-1||2|
|Molecular Basis of Inheritance||2||6|
|Morphology of Flowering Plants||1||5|
|Organisms and Populations||0-1||2|
|Photosynthesis in Higher Plants||0-1||2|
|Plant Growth and Development||0-1||1|
|Principles and Inheritance and Variation||1||5|
|Reproduction in Organisms||0-1||1|
|Respiration in Plants||0-1||1|
|Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production||0-1||2|
|Structural Organisation in Animals||0-1||2|
|Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants||1||5|
|The Living World||0-1||2|
|Transport in Plants||0-1||1|
Candidates can attempt the NEET exam in a total of 11 languages. Check the languages and the exam centers where you can attempt the exam.
|Medium||Availability in the NEET exam centers|
|English||Available at all exam cities/centers|
|Hindi||Available at all exam cities/centers|
|Marathi||Available at exam centers in Maharashtra|
|Bengali||Available at exam centers in West Bengal|
|Gujarati||Available at exam centers in Gujarat, Daman, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli|
|Tamil||Available at exam centers in Tamil Nadu|
|Telugu||Available at exam centers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana|
|Kannada||Available at exam centers in Karnataka|
|Oriya||Available at exam centers in Odisha|
|Assamese||Available at exam centers in Assam|
Q1. What is the syllabus of NEET 2021 Exam?
NEET 2021 Syllabus includes topics covered in Class 11 and 12 Physics, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and Chemistry subjects.
Q2. Does NTA has made any changes in the NEET exam?
As per the new exam pattern, there will be 2 sections in each subject consisting of 35 questions in Section A and 15 questions in Section B (out of which candidate can attempt any 10). However, time, total marks will remain same.
Q3. What is the time duration of NEET 2021 Exam?
The time duration to attempt NEET 2021 Exam is 3 hours.
Q4. What is the number of questions asked in the NEET exam?
There is a total of 200 questions in the NEET exam (out of which 20 are optional)
Q5. How can I download the syllabus PDF of the NEET exam?
You can download the syllabus PDF of the whole exam on our page. Here we have also provided the subject-wise syllabus PDF of the NEET exam.