NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts the NEET exam every year for admission to the various medical courses. Candidates preparing for NEET biology are required to go through the concept of NCERT, as the syllabus and questions for the Biology section are almost entirely based on it.
Several biological scientific terms and facts are included in NEET Biology that are 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.
The below blog comprises the chapter-wise weightage of Biology for the convenience of the students. The important topics of Biology, the topic-wise expected toughness level, and well-planned preparation tips are essential to score the maximum in NEET 2022. For the convenience of aspirants, the innovative tricks to study Biology for NEET preparation are also mentioned below.
Before starting your preparation for NEET 2022 for the Biology subject, candidates must know the chapter-wise weightage of Biology.
Candidates can go through the expected topic wise difficulty level of Biology paper for NEET 2022 from the table below.
As is known to all, the Biology section in the NEET question paper comprises 90 questions which sum up to 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 2022 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.
As mentioned, 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
Root, stem, and leaf anatomy
Animals tissues and their functions, specifically epithelial tissues
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
Dihybrid cross, linkage
Darwinism and natural selection
Process and applications
BT cotton, RNAi, Human insulin, Gene therapy, molecular diagnostics
The aforementioned topics are very important for aspirants to go through while preparing for NEET Biology. Proper discipline and a well managed attitude are required to study these concepts. Candidates can go through the below tips and use them while preparing for NEET 2022.
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 a good night’s sleep.
In the past few years of medical entrance exams, the level of difficulty has kept increasing significantly.
Candidates can go through the expected topic-wise difficulties level of Biology paper for NEET 2022 from the table below.
The overall expected difficulty level of Biology in NEET 2022 is as follows -
Candidates can go through the following tips to be taken care of while preparing for Biology for cracking the NEET 2022.
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 following efficient ways of studying while preparing for Biology to crack the NEET medical entrance exam.
Utilise online resources to fill the learning gap
Practice more and more diagrams and paste them around to keep a regular revision and also to give colour to the study space
Candidates can use calm music in the background while solving question papers, 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 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 2022.
Revise all diagrams and tables from NCERT books thoroughly.
Examples for the plant kingdoms, animal kingdoms, plant morphology, plant anatomy, and animal tissue to be read from NCERT
Practise pedigree analysis to get quick inferences
Learn the different genetic combinations for dihybrid crosses.
Practise NCERT based questions as much as you can.
Students should follow some sort of smart strategy, like that discussed above, for the preparation for the NEET examination. Each subject should be given equal time as they are equally important. Here are all the tips and tricks along with the weightage of Biology given.