NEET Syllabus 2022: Subject-Wise Syllabus PDF Download

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NEET 2022 syllabus stretches over three subjects, i.e., Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany & Zoology). The questions will be based on the syllabus of grades 10, 11, and 12. Hence, it is best to use their textbooks from these classes to prepare NEET syllabus for 2022. A detailed explanation of NEET 2022 is given below. Candidates can also download NEET 2022 syllabus PDF from the article below. Keep reading to know more about NEET 2022 syllabus. 

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NEET Syllabus 2022 Highlights

Having proper knowledge of the syllabus is of utmost importance. NEET syllabus for the 2022 exam includes subjects from classes 10, 11, and 12. Knowledge about the topics covered in NEET syllabus 2022 is essential for an aspirant preparing for the upcoming exam to crack it. NEET 2022 syllabus will consist of the following sections: Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany. Some of the important facts related to NEET UG syllabus 2022 are.

  • NTA has prescribed NEET 2022 syllabus. The curriculum is prepared by the Council Board of School Education (COBSE), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT). They collaborate and design NEET 2022 syllabus.
  • Apart from CBSE's curriculum, NEET syllabus 2022 will be finalized after reviewing the syllabus from several different state boards.

Below are the highlights of NEET 2022 Syllabus, which will give a clear idea about the marking scheme, subjects, the number of questions asked, and other relevant details.

NEET 2022 Syllabus highlights
Elements Details
Subjects NEET Syllabus for 2022 shall comprise topics from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology+Botany)
Sections NEET 2022 exam pattern will have four sections viz. Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany.
Difficulty Level The questions in NEET 2022 will be based on Class XI and Class XII (Physics, Chemistry & Biology).
No. of Questions The question paper will have 45 objective type questions from every section, viz. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The total number of questions would hence be 180.
Marks NEET 2022 question paper would be of 720 marks.
Marking Scheme Every right answer will fetch the candidate 4 marks, while 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

NEET 2022 Syllabus Physics

The aspirants must know that NTA NEET 2022 syllabus for each subject is vast. The question paper for NEET 2022 shall contain questions from Physics from the curriculum of classes 11 and 12. Given below is the unit-wise Physics syllabus for NEET 2022 from class 11.

NEET 2022 Physics Syllabus from Class 11 Curriculum

The units covered under NEET 2022 Physics syllabus from class 11 are given below:

  • Physical-world and measurement
  • Gravitation
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinematics
  • Properties of the Bulk Matter
  • The motion of the System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • The behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory

NEET 2022 Physics Syllabus from Class 12 Curriculum

The topics covered in class 12th curriculum for NEET 2022 syllabus are listed below:

  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electrostatics
  • Electronic Devices
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Optics

NEET Syllabus 2022 Chapter-Wise Weightage

The chapter-wise weightage for NEET 2022 Physics syllabus is tabulated below:

NEET Syllabus 2022: Chapter-Wise Weightage for Physics
Class 11th Syllabus Weightage Class 12th Syllabus Weightage
Physical-world and measurement 2% Electro statistics 8%
Kinematics 3% Current Electricity 8%
Gravitation 3% Optics 9%
Laws of Motion 3% Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism 5%
Work, Energy, and Power 4% Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents 9%
The motion of systems of particles and rigid body 4% Electromagnetic waves 5%
Properties of Bulk Matter 3% Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation 6%
Thermodynamics 9% Atoms and Nuclei 3%
The behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory 3% Electronic Devices 9%
Oscillations and wave 4%

Read More: NEET Physics Syllabus

NEET 2022 Chemistry Syllabus

Given below is the Chemistry syllabus for NEET 2022. NEET UG syllabus 2022 for Chemistry contains topics from the syllabus of class 11 and 12.

NEET 2022 Chemistry Syllabus from Class 11

The topics covered in NEET Chemistry syllabus 2022 from class 11 are listed below:

  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions
  • Hydrogen
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Thermodynamics
  • S-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
  • Some p-Block Elements
  • Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Environmental Chemistry

NEET 2022 Chemistry Syllabus from Class 12 Curriculum

NEET 2022 Chemistry syllabus from class 12 curriculum is listed below:

  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • 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
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules and Polymers

NEET 2022 Chemistry Syllabus Chapter-Wise Weightage

The weightage of each unit in NEET 2022 syllabus for Chemistry is given below for candidate's reference:

Topics Weightage
NEET Chapter wise Weightage for Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry (XI) 22%
Organic Chemistry (XII) 20%
Physical Chemistry (XII) 20%
Physical Chemistry (XI) 16%
Inorganic Chemistry (XII) 13%
Organic Chemistry (XI) 9%

NEET 2022 Syllabus Biology

Given below is NEET syllabus 2022 for Biology. The candidates must note that NEET 2022 Biology syllabus contains topics from class 11 and 12.

NEET Biology Syllabus 2022 from Class 11 Curriculum

The topics covered in NEET Biology syllabus 2022 from class 11 are listed below:

  • Diversity in Living World
  • Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Plant Physiology
  • Human physiology

NEET Biology Syllabus 2022 from Class 12 Curriculum

The topics covered in NEET Biology syllabus 2022 from class 12 are listed below:

  • Reproduction
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and Its Applications
  • Ecology and environment

The approximate weightage given to each chapter under Biology in NEET syllabus 2022 is mentioned below:

NEET Biology Syllabus 2022 from Class 12 Curriculum
Class 11th Biology Syllabus Weightage Class 12th Biology Syllabus Weightage
Diversity of Living Organisms 14% Reproduction 9%
Structural Organisation in Plants & Animals 5% Genetics and Evolution 18%
Cell: Structure and Function 9% Biology and Human Welfare 9%
Human Physiology 19% Biotechnology and its Applications 5%
Plant Physiology 6% Ecology and Environment 6%

Read more: NEET Biology Syllabus

NTA NEET Syllabus 2022 PDF

The PDF files containing the detailed NTA NEET syllabus 2022 for Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Class 11 and Class 12 are given below:

NTA NEET Syllabus 2022
NEET Physics Syllabus 2022
NEET Chemistry Syllabus 2022
NEET Biology Syllabus 2022

Each exam has a vast syllabus, and it is not possible to touch on every topic. In the tables below, we have compiled an analysis based on past year trends that will help candidates prepare better for the exams.

Detailed Analysis of NEET 2022 Physics

Out of the several topics in NEET Physics syllabus, the most trending ones have been tabulated to understand and better prepare for the exam.

From analyzing the trends, it is visible that the Mechanics had much weightage in NEET Exam as compared to the others.

Detailed Analysis of NEET 2022 Physics
Topics 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Mechanics 40% 31% 36% 29% 40%
Magnetism 16% 9% 13% 15% 9%
Electricity 13% 13% 9% 9% 11%
Modern Physics 11% 18% 16% 16% 16%
Heat and Thermodynamics 9% 11% 11% 13% 13%
Optics 9% 11% 11% 11% 9%
Waves 2% 7% 4% 7% 2%

Detailed Analysis of NEET 2022 Chemistry

Chemistry has a vast syllabus, including Physical, Inorganic and Organic chemistry. Out of these several topics in NEET Chemistry syllabus, the most trending ones have been tabulated to understand and better prepare for the exam.

Detailed Analysis of NEET 2022 Chemistry
Topics 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Physical Chemistry (XI) 24% 24% 22% 15% 31%
Inorganic Chemistry (XI) 18% 16% 4% 11% 7%
Physical Chemistry (XII) 18% 11% 16% 16% 18%
Organic Chemistry (XII) 16% 20% 20% 27% 18%
Inorganic Chemistry (XII) 13% 16% 22% 22% 11%
Organic Chemistry (XI) 11% 13% 16% 9% 15%
From analyzing the trends, it is visible that the Physical Chemistry from class XI has had domination compared to the others.

Detailed Analysis of NEET 2022 Biology – Botany

Being a medical entrance exam, a lot of hard work is put in the Botany section of NEET Exam. The previous year trends are tabulated below.

Detailed Analysis of NEET 2022 Biology – Botany
Topics 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Ecology 19% 17% 17% 15% 21%
Genetics 17% 15% 23% 10% 10%
Plant Physiology 17% 11% 11% 11% 13%
Structure & Func. of Cell 15% 17% 8% 18% 19%
Biology in Human Welfare 8% 2% 6% 2% 4%
Diversity of Life 8% 17% 13% 17% 13%
Reproduction & Sexual Reproduction 8% 10% 9% 11% 11%
Structural Organization of Plants 8% 11% 13% 0% 0%

Detailed Analysis of NEET 2022 Biology – Zoology

Being a medical entrance exam, the Zoology section of NEET Exam is essential. The previous year trends are tabulated below.

Detailed Analysis of NEET 2022 Biology – Zoology
Topics 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Human Physiology 33% 38% 41% 29% 38%
Animal Husbandry & Biotechnology 17% 14% 18% 13% 8%
Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health 14% 16% 14% 16% 11%
Biomolecules 10% 3% 5% 8% 5%
Evolution: Theories & Evidences 9% 8% 3% 10% 8%
Human Health & Disease 7% 8% 5% 11% 16%
Animal Kingdom 5% 8% 11% 8% 11%
Structural Organisation in Animals 5% 5% 5% 5% 3%

Topics deleted from Class 12 Syllabus

Keeping in mind the loss of studies due to the outbreak of COVID-19, CBSE decided to reduce several important topics from the syllabus of classes 11 and 12. This move aims to lift the burden of covering a massive syllabus in such a situation off students' shoulders. The topics deleted from the syllabus of Biology are tabulated below:

Topics reduced from the Biology Syllabus
Human Physiology Ecosystems
Plant Physiology Environmental Issues
Evolution Reflex Action, Sensory Perception, Sense Organs
Transportation in Plants, Digestion, and Absorption Elementary Structure and Function of Eye and Ear
Locomotion and Movement

The topics reduced from the Syllabus of Chemistry are tabulated below:

Topics omitted from the Chemistry Syllabus of Class 11 and 12
Arrhenius Equation Basic Metallurgical Processes; Corrosion and Prevention
Activation Energy Carbon and its Compounds
Basic Atomic Structure Nomenclature of Carbon and its Compounds
Chemical Substances- Metals and Non-Metals Difference between saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons

The topics omitted from the Physics Syllabus for grades 11 and 12 are discussed below:

Physics topics deleted from the syllabus of classes 11 and 12
Doppler Effect Effects of Current
Inertia and Momentum Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
Newton's Laws of Motion Electric Generator
Kepler's Law of Planetary Motion Domestic Electric Circuits
Direct Current, Alternating Current: Frequency of AC and Advantage of AC over DC

It has not been confirmed whether questions from any of these topics will be asked in NEET exam 2022 or not. Any information on the same will be updated in this section.

How to Study for NEET 2022

Every year, thousands of students appear for NEET exam. NEET is a very tough exam to crack. It calls for a very rigorous preparation. Simply familiarizing oneself with the NTA NEET syllabus 2022 is not enough. Here are some tips that the aspirants must follow to make the most of their time and cover the NTA NEET 2022 syllabus with the most efficiency.

Knowing NEET 2022 Exam Pattern

Simply knowing NEET 2022 syllabus is not enough. The candidates must know how many questions they have to solve and how much time they have in hand to answer all the questions in the paper. Here i's NEET 2022 Exam Pattern in brief, for your reference:

NEET 2022 Exam Pattern
Particulars Details
Total number of Questions 180
Marking scheme for NEET 2022 Correct Answer: +4 Marks | Incorrect Answer: -1 Marks
Maximum Marks 720
Question Type Objective type with 4 options

NEET 2022 Preparation Books

The candidates must refer to books which offer quality content in terms of factual accuracy and diction, to cover their NEET syllabus 2022. Some of NEET preparation books GMU highly recommends for exam preparation are:

  • NCERT textbooks for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology for classes 11 and 12.
  • Biology for NEET - Pearson
  • NEET/JEE Chemistry - Target Publishing
  • Organic Chemistry for NEET - M.S. Chouhan
  • Objective Physics for NEET - Pearson
  • Inorganic Chemistry for NEET Preparation - VK Jaiswal

NEET 2022 Sample Papers/Mock Tests

The aspirants who wish to appear for NEET start preparing from class 11. It shall take about 10-11 months of rigorous preparation to cover NEET 2022 syllabus. Once through, the candidates must test their knowledge by solving as many NEET sample papers or mock tests as they can get their hands on. Apart from helping them analyze how much of NEET syllabus 2022 they have covered, it would also enable them to understand the exam pattern and make the most use of the allotted exam time.


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