NEET Syllabus 2022: Check the complete syllabus and exam pattern here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Harshita Pathak Updated Fri, 30 Sep 2022 11:05 PM IST


On July 17, 2022, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will hold the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2022 for admissions to different private and government medical institutions in India.

On July 17, 2022, the National Testing Agency (NTA) had held the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2022 for admissions to different private and government medical institutions in India. Candidates who are preparing for the NEET Exam must be aware of the syllabus for the examination along with best books for the NEET Exam. An exam like NEET needs extensive study of the Syllabus and most important exam-related topics. A candidate can get desired marks in NEET if the preparation is planned based on recent trends and the syllabus for the examination. The page contains a topic-by-topic NEET 2022 Syllabus with weightage for all three topics, namely Biology, Physics, and Chemistry. Examine the curriculum and plan your strategy to pass the NEET 2022 test. You may also read NEET Eligibility Criteria
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NEET 2022: Overview

Name of the Entrance Exam National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Exam Conducting Authority National Testing Agency (NTA)
Type of Exam National Level Exam
Purpose of the Exam Admissions in Medical, Dental, and Ayush Courses
Frequency of Exam Conduction Once a year
Category of the Exam Undergraduate
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Fee Payment Online
Mode of Exam Offline (Pen and Paper Mode)
Exam Duration 3 hours and 20 minutes
Maximum Marks 720
Number of Questions 180
Type of Questions Multiple-Choice Questions
Exam Syllabus Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of classes 11 and 12
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NEET Syllabus 2022: Subject-wise

The NEET Syllabus 2022 comprises topics from the Class 11 and 12 Physics, Biology, and Chemistry curricula. The National Eligibility Cumulative Entrance Test (NEET) is a medical entrance test administered countrywide by the NTA (National Testing Agency) to students wishing to continue medical studies at any of the country's medical institutions.

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The curriculum given by the MCI is used to create the NEET 2022 question paper (Medical Council of India).

NEET Syllabus 2022: Biology

Because the NEET 2022 syllabus has not yet been revealed, the NEET Biology syllabus is given below based on past years' sessions:
Name of Unit Chapter’s name
Diversity in the Living World The Living World
Biological Classification
Plant Kingdom
Animal Kingdom
Human Physiology Digestion and Absorption
Breathing and Exchange of Gases
Body Fluids and Circulation
Excretory Products and their Elimination
Locomotion and Movement
Neural Control and Coordination
Chemical Coordination and Integration
Plant Physiology Transport in Plants
Mineral Nutrition
Photosynthesis in Higher Plants
Respiration in Plants
Plant Growth and Development
Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants Morphology of Flowering Plants
Anatomy of Flowering Plants
Structural Organisation in Animals
Cell Structure and Functions Cell : The Unit of Life
Cell Cycle and Cell Division
Biology and Human Welfare Human Health and Disease
Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
Microbes in Human Welfare
Biotechnology and its Applications Biotechnology : Principles and Processes
Biotechnology and its Applications
Ecology and Environment Organisms and Populations
Biodiversity and Conservation
Environmental Issues
Genetics and Evolution Principles of Inheritance and Variation
Molecular Basis of Inheritance
Reproduction Reproduction in Organisms
Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Human Reproduction
Reproductive Health

To prepare the above mentioned chapters and topics thoroughly you can refer to the following books:
  • NCERT (Textbook) Biology for Class 11 and 12
  • Trueman’s Biology- Volume 1 and Volume 2
  • Objective Biology- Dinesh
  • Biology by Pradeep’s Publication
  • Biology by GRB Bathla’s Publication


NEET Biology Syllabus Chapter-wise Weightage By NTA

Chapter-wise Weightage For NEET Botany and Zoology Syllabus:
Chapters and Topics
Average No. of Questions from the Chapter
Weightage of the Chapter and Topic (In percentage)
Plant Diversity
Plant Anatomy
Plant Morphology
Cell Biology & Cell Division
Plant Physiology
Plant Reproduction
Genetics & Biotechnology
Biology in Human Welfare
Chapter-wise Weightage for NEET Zoology Syllabus
Chapters and Topics
Average No. of Questions from the Chapter
Weightage of the Chapter and Topic (In percentage)
Animal Diversity
Animal Tissue
Structural Organisation in animals
Human Physiology
Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health
Origin & Evolution
Animal husbandry
Human Health & Diseases

NEET Syllabus 2022: Physics

Class XI Class XII
Physical World and Measurement Electrostatics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and Power Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Gravitation Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Electronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves  –

NEET Physics Syllabus Chapter-wise Weightage By NTA

Chapters and Topics Average No. of Questions from the Chapter Weightage of the Chapter and Topic (In percentage)
Centre of Mass 1 1%
Gravitation 2 3%
Kinematics 1 2%
Laws of Motion 3 7%
Mechanics of Solids & Fluids 2 3%
Oscillations 1 3%
Rotational motion 1 1%
System of Particle & Rigid Body 3 7%
Units and Measurement 1 2%
Waves 2 4%
Work, Energy and power 2 4%
Kinetic Theory of Gases 1 2%
Properties of Bulk Matter 1 3%
Thermal Properties of Matter 1 2%
Thermodynamics 3 7%
Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism 3 6%
Electric Charge & Field 1 2%
Electromagnetic Wave 1 1%
Electrostatic Potential & Capacitance 1 2%
Electrostatics 1 3%
Alternating Current 1 3%
Current Electricity 3 6%
Electromagnetic Induction 1 2%
Semiconductor Electronics 3 6%
Atoms & Nuclei 2 5%
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 2 4%
Ray Optics & Optical Instrument 3 5%
Wave optics 2 4%

You can refer to the below  mentioned books to prepare this subject perfectly for NEET Exam:

  • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
  • NCERT (Textbook) Physics- Class 11 and 12
  • D.C. Pandey Objective Physics
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker
  • Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov

NEET Syllabus 2022: Chemistry

Class XI Class XII
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Solid-state
Structure of Atom Solutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Electrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Chemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids Surface Chemistry
Thermodynamics General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibrium p-Block elements
Redox Reactions d and f Block Elements
Hydrogen Coordination Compounds
s-Block Elements Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block Elements Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles and Techniques Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Hydrocarbons Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
 – Polymers
 – Chemistry in Everyday Life

NEET Chemistry Syllabus Chapter-wise Weightage By NTA

 Candidates can refer to the table to know the weightage of each chapter.
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry and
  • Physical Chemistry
Chapters and Topics Average No. of Questions from the Chapter Weightage of the Chapter and Topic (In percentage)
Inorganic Chemistry-I   22%
Chemical Bonding 4 9%
p-block 3 7%
Periodic Table & Periodicity in Properties 2 4%
Hydrogen 1 2%
s-block 1 3%
Inorganic Chemistry-II   12%
Coordination Compounds 3 6%
d-block & f-block Elements 2 4%
Metallurgy 1 2%
Qualitative Analysis 1 2%
Organic Chemistry-I   8%
Hydrocarbons 2 4%
General Organic Chemistry 2 5%
Organic Chemistry-II   26%
Haloalkane 1 2%
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 2 3%
Polymer 1 2%
Alkyl Halide, Alcohol & Ether 2 4%
Aromatic Compounds 3 6%
Biomolecules 2 4%
Carbonyl Compounds 2 4%
Organic Compounds containing nitrogen 2 3%
Chemistry in Everyday Life 2 3%
Environmental chemistry 1 2%
IUPAC & Isomerism 2 4%
Practical Organic Chemistry 1 2%
Physical Chemistry-I   17%
Atomic Structure & Nuclear Chemistry 1 3%
Chemical Equilibrium 1 3%
Ionic Equilibrium 2 4%
Redox Reactions 1 2%
Gaseous State 1 3%
Mole Concept 2 5%
Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry 1 3%
Physical Chemistry-II   15%
Chemical Kinetics 2 4%
Electrochemistry 1 3%
Solid State 1 3%
Solution & Colligative Properties 2 4%
Surface Chemistry 1 2%

Books to refer to prepare Chemistry for NEET Exam are as given below:
  • NCERT (Textbook) Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry by O.P Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd
  • Modern ABC for Chemistry for Class 11 and 12
  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee
  • Chemistry by Dinesh

NEET Exam 2022 Pattern: Marks Distribution

Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 45 180
Chemistry 45 180
Biology 45 180
Total 180 720

Marking Scheme:

Correct Answer 4 Marks
Wrong Answer -1 Mark
Unattempted Questions 0 Marks
Marking more than one option 0 Marks
Exam duration 3 hours
Exam mode Offline (pen and paper)
Questions type Multiple Choice
The medium of the exam English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Kannada, and Urdu

NEET 2022 Admit Card

After submitting their Application Form for NEET 2022, aspirants may check for their admit cards on the NTA's official website - the conducting body for NEET. Admit cards will only be accessible online. It is planned to be released around the second or third week of April 2022.

This admits card will contain information with regards to candidates, like:
  • Name of the candidate
  • Father’s name
  • Category
  • Roll number
  • Photograph
  • Exam date and time
  • Duration of exam
  • Reporting time
  • Exam Centre with full address
  • Some guidelines related to examinations.

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Is NEET syllabus changing in 2022?

No, the syllabus for NEET-UG has not changed. 

What are the NEET 2022 syllabus comprised of?

The syllabus of NEET comprises class 11 and class 12 for each subject for the ease of students referring to the topics.

Do I need to study for NEET 2022 from both 11 and 12 standard books?

Yes, it is imperative for candidates to prepare well from both class 11 & 12 books and the syllabus of PCB for the NEET 2022 exam.

What are some important chapters in NEET chemistry?

Chemical Kinetics, Equilibrium, Alcohols, Phenols & Ethers, Atomic Structure, S, P, D, and F-Block elements, Coordination Compounds, Hydrocarbons, Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids, Electrochemistry, Solutions, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, Some basic principles & techniques – organic and inorganic chemistry.

Will there be questions from Biotechnology?

Yes, questions from Biotechnology and its applications can be asked in the NTA NEET exam.

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