Best Books to Crack NEET That Actually Deliver Results

NIIT is one of the toughest entrances that one has to sit for to get admission into any of the reputed medical colleges in the country. It is not confined to a specific category of college but both private and public medical colleges. For admission into medical colleges except for AIIMS, it is the only entrance. It is, therefore seen that many students appear for this entrance every year. In fact, the number has been on the rise as the competition is getting tougher.Don’t let the exam pressure stress you out. The only way to get the entrance cracked is an intense preparation. This starts with the syllabus. It is the first thing you need to do. You need to collect every bit of information about the syllabus. So, let’s begin the step by step journey to cracking NEET 2019.

Important steps

Syllabus: Before the preparation begins, it is imperative to learn the syllabus by heart so that you know how to go about it. It is just like the plan without which you can’t implement action. Here’s the syllabus of NEET 2019 for you to know. The best part of the syllabus is that it is an amalgamation of your topics from class 11th and 12th Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Subjects Class 11 Class 12
Physics Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Force, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and Waves. Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices
Chemistry Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, Alkali and Alkaline earth metals, Some P-block elements, Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons and Environmental Chemistry. Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, P-block elements, d and f block elements, Coordination compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohol, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds including Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers and Chemistry in Everyday Life.
Biology Diversity in Living World, Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants, Cell Structure and Function, Plant Physiology and Human Physiology. Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and Its Applications and Ecology and Environment.

Prepare a Time Table: As soon as you have got promoted to class 12th, start the preparations if you haven’t started yet. You need to begin by preparing a time table and pasting it somewhere on the wall of your study room. When you see it and follow it every day, it will be a reiteration to follow without a miss. Wake up three hours before your school time so that you have two hours to study and then enough time to get ready for school.

Once you return from school, take a nap or relax with no burden of study on the mind. Fix a time to start your evening study. It can be anywhere from 5 to 9 in the evening. Go to sleep early so that you can wake up early the next day.

While you are following the daily routine, don’t forget to eat on time, and have fun too. The innocence of youth will never come back.

Study Material: While you are doing the self-study at home, you need to refer to the study materials that are of utmost importance and a necessity to better understanding. It helps one more when one is not dependent on coaching.

Prescribed books for Biology

Elementary Biology (Volume 1 and 2) by Trueman
Companion Biology, Dinesh Publications, by K. Bhatti

Prescribed Books for Physics

Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
CBSE PMT by Anil Aggarwal

Prescribed Books for Chemistry

O.P Tandon’s Physical Chemistry for Medical Entrance
Arihant Publication’s Objective Chemistry (Volume 1 and 2)

Join a Coaching Center: This can be a way to get in touch with scholars and experts who know everything about the subject, the question pattern, updates of the entrance and much more. This is again an optional step which you can skin if your understanding of the syllabus is top notch.

Revision and Test papers: With rigorous schedule of your study, there will be a time when you must have completed everything related to the topics. This will most likely happen three months before the entrance. Start revising the topics of class 11th and then the topics of 12th. This will be the final touch and re organizing everything so that you know if there is any gap. After the revision, you can take the several tests at home to check your knowledge.

You are ready to take the challenge and come out successfully. Few simple yet important points to keep in mind while you do so are the following-

  • Don’t neglect your food
  • Be physically active
  • Don’t skip your passion
  • Yoga or Meditation should be practiced religiously

By now, you must have gotten all the strength to give it a kick start. Good luck!


Aditya Singhal is the co-founder of AskIItians, an online coaching platform for IIT JEE, Medical and School Entrance exams. It is his passion and vision to help the engineering and medical aspirants that he along with his co-founder started with this venture. He had worked with Kurt Salmon Associates, a reputed American Management Consultancy.

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