Best Biology Books for NEET 2021 Suggested by Experts

by Preeti Bhardwaj, September 14, 2020

NEET Exam Introduction

NEET is the most renowned medical exam conducted by the National Testing Agency throughout the country. It is an objective type written test including 4 sections such as Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology. 


The maximum marks that can be scored by the candidate are 720 through attempting accurate 180 questions. 50% of the NEET paper includes Biology section, as the NEET exam primarily intends to permit students to take up seats in the medical course.  Biology is one of the most fundamental sections in the NEET exam as 50% of the questions are asked from Biology and also it is the scoring subject if the students plan their exam preparation wisely. NEET Biology includes theories, descriptions, diagrams, discoveries, definition, and detailed explanation of differences and relations. 


A major portion of the NEET Biology covers the NCERT XI and XII board syllabus. Hence, the NCERT books are the best resource to understand the important concepts that can be asked in the NEET Biology paper. Therefore, to attain the mastery of important concepts, students must make an extra effort and refer to the other relevant books for the  NEET exams.


There are plentiful NEET 2021 Biology books available in the market for the preparation of the examination. Selecting the worthy and effective study material is the most important component to prepare and outperform the NEET exam 2021. Therefore, to seize a seat in the top medical or dental college, students are advised to polish their skills in Biology as well as in Physics and Chemistry. 


Best Biology Book For NEET 2021

NCERT Biology books are the crowning achievement for the NEET Biology paper. Students must stress on enhancing conceptual knowledge by understanding all the sections of the NCERT books for Biology. The priority should be given to the Morphology and Physiology concepts.


Candidates can refer to the other NCERT exemplar books for the NEET exam as it offers plenty of important questions and question banks issued by Dr. Ali. A thorough revision and continuous practice must be in a routine. Apart from NCERT biology books, students can refer to NEET sample paper, previous year question paper, and other reference books published by different authors for a thorough understanding of the concepts. Some of the NEET 2021 Biology books for the exam preparation are given below.


The best NEET 2021 Biology books curated by the Vedantu experts for the preparation of the  NEET exam 2021 are given below.

NEET 2021 Biology Books For Preparation

NCERT Biology Textbook For Class 11 and 12

Trueman’s Biology- Volume 1 and Volume 2, 27th Edition (For Theory)

Objective Biology - Dinesh Publication  

Biology by Pradeep’s Publication

Biology by GRB Bhatla’s Publication

Exploring Biology For Medical Entrances- Volume 1 and Volume 2 (English), 5th edition (For Theory)

Trueman’s Objective Biology- For Medical Entrance Examination, ( set of 2Volumes), 2017 edition (For Objectives)

NCERT Xtract -Objective  Biology for Class 11 and 12, 2nd edition (For Objectives)

CBSE/AIPMT NEET Biology: 27 Years Chapterwise Explorer ( 2016-1988) (English) 


Biology Reference Books For NEET 2021


1. Modern’s ABC of Biology Reference Book for class 11 & 12  by B. B. Arora, A. K. Sabharwal- Modern Publisher

The Biology chapters in these books are explained in a very easy language which is best for the beginners. The complete concepts with clear colourful diagrams given in this book make it helpful for the students preparing for the NEET Biology portion. Students are suggested to follow the pattern given in the book as it strictly follows the latest NEET syllabus. It has a comprehensive set of exercises and updated questions for the students to prepare for the NEET 2021 exam.


2. Exploring Biology Reference Book (Volume 1 & 2) – Sanjay Sharma & Sudhakar Banerjee – Arihant Publication

This book covers the NEET Biology syllabus in great detail covering the important concepts in a simplified way. This book is suitable for students who love the Biology subject and dont mind gaining extra knowledge. This book includes the plentiful objective type questions designed to help the students with self study. It is preferred for mastering the concepts of class XI biology curriculum. It also incorporates detail about the skill needed to tackle important questions in different formats in the medical entrance examination.


3. Objective Biology Reference Book (Volume 1, 2 & 3)- K. N. Bhatia – Dinesh Publications

This book is preferred for the above - average students. This book is available in the form of a thin booklet and can be used once the Exploring Biology and Objective Biology are thoroughly done by the students. The three volumes of books are available and 10 years papers are included which makes the students easy to attempt the NEET exam. Students prefer and recommend this book as the theoretical part of the NEET Biology paper is clearly explained in simple language. The students are advised to make the revision of this book 2- 3 months before the NEET exam.


4. Medical Entrances Biology Reference Book (Volume 1, 2 & 3) – Mamta R. Solanki & Lalita Ghotik – Target Publications

This book includes comprehensive questions and MCQs at the end of each chapter which enables the students to understand the subject conceptually. The books give great emphasis on theory and important tricks to solve tricky questions. Each chapter is given with a comprehensive theory presented in a simple and communicative manner which helps the students to grasp the biology subject completely.   


How to Study for NEET with the Books Given Above?

It is suggested to refer to the first two books mentioned above for the preparation of the NEET Biology exam. The first two books provide a comprehensive analysis of all the important concepts and diagrams. After finishing the first two books, refer to the objective Biology and Medical Entrance Biology for the brief information of all the important concepts for quick revision. Revision for the NEET exam should be done before 2-3 months.


Thorough revision for each and every topic is a must for the NEET exam. Online preparation for the NEET exam 2021 on platforms such as Vedantu helps you to find NEET Biology study material easily.

Best Biology Books for NEET 2021 Suggested by Experts