NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts the NEET Exam every year for admission to the various medical courses. The below article comprises the chapter-wise weightage of Biology for the convenience of the students. The important topics of Biology which now need to be more taken care of, daily routine, the topic-wise expected toughness level along with the well-planned preparation tips. For the convenience of aspirants, the innovative tricks to study Biology for NEET preparation are also mentioned below.
As is known to all, the Biology section in the NEET question paper comprises 90 questions which sum a total of 360 marks in the exam. Biology should be considered a subject in which candidates with better concepts and clarity can score well out of the total marks assigned. Hence, focusing more on Biology for NEET 2021 can increase aspirants' chances of cracking the medical entrance test. NEET Biology syllabus carries almost equal weightage of questions from Class 11 and 12. So, it is mandatory for aspirants to go through the overall syllabus of NEET Biology. During this lockdown, candidates preparing for NEET biology are required to go through the concept of NCERT, as the syllabus and questions for the Biology are almost entirely based on it. Lots of biological scientific terms and facts are included in NEET Biology that is to be remembered. As per the analysis of NEET given by various experts across the country, the difficulty level of the question paper has increased over the past few years. Candidates who wish to seek more information regarding how to study biology for NEET 2021 can check the article to know details about it.
Before starting your preparation for NEET 2021 for the Biology subject, candidates must know the chapter-wise weightage of Biology. Candidates can have an idea about the
Biology chapter-wise weightage for NEET from the table below.
As aforementioned, the distribution of Biology questions for NEET is equally done from class 11 and 12. So, candidates can go through the class-wise important topics of Biology which are important for NEET preparation along with the important section of it, which needs to be focused more.
Questions from different types of algae and their pigments
General characters of pteridophytes and gymnosperms
General features of Monera, Protista, Fungi
Structural organization in Plants and Animals
Root, stem, and leaf anatomy
Animals tissues and their functions, specifically epithelial tissues
Cell: Structure & Functions
Mycoplasma, nucleus, chromosomes, ribosomes, chloroplast, and mitochondria
Meiosis - Prophase I
C3, C4 cycle
Glycolysis and Krebs cycle
Bulk movement in Phloem
Mineral deficiency & Nitrogen cycle
All topics specifically diagrams are very important
Gametogenesis in plants
Gametogenesis in humans
Reproductive structures in plants and animals
Polyembryony, Parthenocarpy, apomixis
Genetics & Evolution
Dihybrid cross, linkage
Darwinism and natural selection
Process and applications
BT cotton, RNAi, Human insulin, Gene therapy, molecular diagnostics
Biology in Human Welfare
Ecology and Environment
The aforementioned topics are very important for aspirants to go through while preparing for NEET Biology in the quarantine period. Proper discipline and a well managed daily routine are required to study these concepts. Candidates can go through the well structured daily routine which they can use while preparing for NEET 2021 during the lockdown.
Wake up as per your convenience but do not make it too late to be called afternoon.
Have a well nutritious breakfast.
Study for two hours
Take a small 10-minute break
Have a half-hour revision
Have your lunch; a power nap would be a good idea too!
Two hours of study should be followed by a 10-minute short break for the refreshment of mind and better concentration
Do a little physical exercise, as it increases your circulation all over your body
A revision of half an hour is required
Have a light dinner
Study for one hour
Listen to some good soothing music and go off to good night’s sleep.
In the past few years of medical entrance exams, the level of difficulties has increased over a year. Candidates can go through the expected topic wise difficulties level of Biology paper for NEET 2021 from the table below.
The overall expected difficulty level of Biology in NEET 2021 is as follows -
Due to lockdown all offline coachings, libraries, and any other offline resources are not available as it has been closed down. Candidates can go through the following tips to be taken care of while preparing for Biology for cracking the NEET 2021.
Avoid reading from multiple sources during this time. All the aforementioned topics given should be covered thoroughly.
Practice questions as much as you can, understanding the question is the first step towards solving it.
Topics like human physiology, plant physiology, reproduction, genetics, and ecology should be thoroughly revised.
Attempt mock tests to improve the speed of attempting questions.
Candidates can go through the innovative ways of studying while preparing for Biology to crack the NEET medical entrance exam.
Utilize online resources to fill the learning gap
Practice more and more diagram and paste them around to keep a regular revision and also to give color to the study space
Candidates can use calm music in the background while studying, as per their convenience.
Keep a little physical exercise going along with the preparation.
Avoid reading too many news articles.
As all NEET aspirants know that it is the last lap of preparation and it will decide how one is scoring in the medical entrance exam. Candidates can go through some innovative tricks to study Biology while preparing for NEET 2021 during lockdown.
Revise all diagrams and tables from NCERT books thoroughly.
Examples for the plant kingdoms, animal kingdom, plant morphology, plant anatomy, and animal tissue to be read from NCERT
Practice pedigree analysis to get quick inferences
Learn the different genetic combinations for dihybrid crosses
Practise NCERT based questions as much as you can.