best books for neet 2020 preparation


By Vaishnavi Tyagi

Best books for NEET 2020 Preparation: With your dream to become a doctor, cracking NEET and getting admission in a good medical college is not an easy task. Starting the preparation for NEET 2020 with the right tips, books and smart study plan, you can easily get selected in one of the top colleges for MBBS/BDS/AYUSH. Here we have compiled a list of the best books for NEET Chemistry, Biology and Physics which are a must have to get a good rank in NEET Exam.


NEET will be conducted by NTA on May 03, 2020 for which the registration starts from December 02, 2019. From the year 2020, NEET will be a single conducted medical entrance examination for UG courses including AIIMS and JIPMER. Candidates with 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) as subjects are eligible to apply.


We have incorporated best books for NEET in Physics, Chemistry and Biology for students that will help them to prepare for NEET 2020 well. Before checking out the best books for NEET 2020 let us see the highlights of NEET 2020.

Now let us check out the important books to prepare for NEET Exam


Important Books for NEET 2020 Preparation

With the right preparation tips and right books in your study, you can prepare in the most perfect way to crack NEET 2020 to finally start working on your dream to become a doctor. First of all, a student must read and prepare well from Class XI & XII NCERT Textbooks for Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


NCERT Textbooks for NEET help in clearing the basic concepts on all topics for students. They form the foundation and help students to further move on to other helpful books and practice papers.


We have listed down the best books for NEET prep for all three subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Let us see the best books for NEET-


Best books for NEET Physics:

According to experts and toppers, Physics is the toughest subject to crack in the NEET entrance examination. The Physics Section of NEET Exam includes 45 questions that carry 180 marks. The most important questions come from topics like Electrostatics, Mechanics and Electronics. To practice Numerical based questions, we recommend the NCERT Physics book that will clear all your doubts.


Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma is one of the best books for NEET preparation as it contains both solved and unsolved questions to get your hand in practice. It also contains sample papers for preparation. On the other hand, Objective Physics by D.C. Pandey is great for Objective type questions. Please see the list of recommended books for NEET Physics as follows-

Class XI & XII Physics BookNCERT
Concepts of PhysicsH.C. Verma
Objective PhysicsD.C. Pandey
Fundamentals of PhysicsHalliday, Resnick and Walker
Fundamental PhysicsPradeep
Complete NEET GuideMTG Editorial Board
Objective NCERT at your fingertips for NEET AIIMS – PhysicsMTG Editorial Board
NEET 2019 Physics GuideDisha Publications


Best books for NEET Chemistry:

The Chemistry Section of NEET Exam contains three sections – Organic, Inorganic and Physical. It contains 45 questions that carry 180 marks in total. Physical and Organic section carries more weightage than Inorganic Chemistry.  Physical Chemistry includes Numerical based questions that are best practiced from the books we recommend, especially NCERT textbooks. The Inorganic Chemistry consists of topics that are easier to memorize. The Best books for NEET Chemistry are by O.P Tandon and Practice book by V.K. Jaiswal to prepare for this part. Organic Chemistry, on the other hand, is tough one and needs a lot of practice. Organic Chemistry book by Morrison and Boyd is great to practice yourself to ace up the examination. Please see the list of recommended books for NEET Chemistry as follows-

Organic ChemistryMorrison and Boyd
Class XI & XII Chemistry BookNCERT
40 Days Chemistry for NEETSudhanshu Thakur
ABC of Chemistry for Class XI & XIIModern
Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Inorganic ChemistryO.P. Tandon
Bull’s Eye Chemistry NEETSeema Saini and K.S. Saini
Objective Chemistry for NEETR.K. Gupta
Practice Book for Inorganic ChemistryV.K. Jaiswal
Practice Book for Organic ChemistryM.S. Chauhan
Practice Book for Physical ChemistryN Awasthi


Best books for NEET Biology:

NEET Exam Biology section consists of more weightage so students must concentrate on this section more. The Biology Section of NEET contains 80 questions that carry 360 marks. The first book that students must prepare from is Class 11 and `12 Biology Textbooks published by NCERT. Apart from this book, it would be really nice for students to focus on other books such as Objective Biology by Dinesh, NEET Biology Guide by Disha Publication or Question Bank for Biology by Dr. Ali. Please see the list of recommended books for NEET Biology as follows-

Objective BiologyDinesh
Class XI & XII Biology BookNCERT
Question Bank for BiologyDr. Ali
Complete NEET Guide: BiologyMTG Editorial Board
Objective BotanyAnsari
Elementary BiologyTrueman
Biology GuidePradeep
NEET 2019 Biology GuideDisha Publications


Here are some Important facts about NCERT Textbooks:

  • NCERT Textbooks help in clearing basic concepts of students.
  • From all the 180 questions, 50% of the questions will be asked from the NCERT book.
  • NCERT book also helps in preparing for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • The experts of the medical field also recommend reading NCERT Textbook to align their parameters.


NEET 2020 Highlights

Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Courses OfferedMBBS, BDS, AYUSH
Examination LevelNational
Examination CategoryUndergraduate
Eligibility Criteria10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as subjects
Exam DateMay 03, 2020
Duration of Test3 hours
Total Questions180
Maximum Marks720
Marking SchemeCorrect Answer: +4Incorrect Answer: -1Unattempted Answer: 0
Exam ModePen and Paper Mode
Total CollegesMBBS: 529BDS: 313
Test Centers and Cities2546 test centers in 154 cities
Seat IntakeMBBS: 75893
BDS: 26693


AIIMS: 1205





NEET 2020 Syllabus


Physical world and measurement; Laws of Motion; Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body; Properties of Bulk Matter; Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory; Electrostatics; Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism; Electromagnetic Waves; Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation; Electronic Devices, etc.



Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry; Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties; States of Matter: Gases and Liquids; Equilibrium; Hydrogen; p-Block Elements; Hydrocarbons; Solid State; Electrochemistry; Surface Chemistry; p-Block Elements; Coordination Compounds; Alcohols; Phenols and Ethers; Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, etc.



Diversity in Living World; Cell Structure and Function; Human Physiology; Structural Organization in Animals and Plants; Plant Physiology; Reproduction; Biology and Human Welfare; Ecology and Environment; Genetics and Evolution; Biotechnology and Its Applications, etc.

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