How to Prepare Biology Section for NEET 2021 – Best Books, Time Table, Tips | Gradeup

If you are aspiring to get good marks in NEET 2021 Exam, it is really important for you to give proper emphasis to the Biology subject that carries 50% weightage in the examination. Make a target to score of 300+ in NEET 2021 Biology individually. 

As the dates have not been announced yet, it is really important to know and plan a customised strategy for yourself after analysing your grip on the topics as per the strengths and weaknesses in each subject. In 2020, the examination had at least 1 question from each topic so DO NOT depend only on important chapters, definitely you should give emphasis to those chapters which carry more weightage or greater number of questions are expected from the topic. In Biology, it is important for you to give individual attention to each and every topic mentioned in the book.

You may go through the NEET 2021 Biology in order to understand the preparation strategy.


NCERT is must for NEET 2021:

Give weightage to NCERT at priority. It is a holy book for the NEET Preparation 2021 Exam. Sometimes, you may see questions copy paste from NCERT while you attempt previous years questions or mock tests because this happens generally, this is why NCERT is must to read and go through it for at least 2-3 times and then proceed further to other reference books.

Doing 500 questions one time is not worthy; rather attempting 100 questions 5 times will fetch you more marks in the examination.


Have a plan for NEET Preparation:

Devote at least 3-4 hours to Biology individually everyday. As you have a good amount of time in hand, you should plan and strategize your schedule firstly on a monthly basis, then weekly basis and then daily basis. Plan in such a way that you have at least 1 month in your hand to revise each and every topic thoroughly. 

Win everyday for NEET 2021:

Make a checklist; plan your every day a night previous to the next day that is make a plan for monday on sunday night in order to make you next day more productive. Once you are done with all the work you planned, it will give a vibe of winning and will give you a next level of positivity.

Make notes for Proper NEET Preparation:

Keep a separate copy of notes while studying the chapter and make important notes simultaneously. It will be helpful to you in the last moment of preparation.

Once you are done with NCERT completely, go through the following reference books one be one for practice:


Biology reference books
40 Days Biology for NEET by S. Chakravarty
Pradeep’s Publication Biology
Trueman’s Objective Biology for NEET by M.P Tyagi
Objective Botany by Ansari
GR Bathla publications for Biology
Objective Biology by Dinesh


Practice questions of NEET 2021 Exam:

Take mock tests as soon as you are done with the chapters in order to make a strong grip over the topic. Once done with the mock test, analyze your mistakes and further work on the key areas as much as you can to overcome your gaps.


Here is the complete roadmap for the preparation of NEET 2021 Biology Exam along with the ideal days that need to be devoted and the number of expected questions in each topic.


Topic name Number of Questions Weightage (In percentage)
Plant Diversity 7 12%
Plant Anatomy 2 4%
Plant Morphology 4 7%
Cell Biology & Cell Division 6 10%
Bio-molecule 2 3%
Plant Physiology 8 13%
Plant Reproduction 5 9%
Genetics and Biotechnology 15 24%
Biology in Human Welfare 1 2%
Ecology 10 16%
Animal Diversity 3 10%
Animal Tissue 1 3%
Structural Organisation in animals 1 2%
Human Physiology 13 45%
Human Reproduction and Reproductive Health 5 18%
Origin & Evolution 3 10%
Animal husbandry 1 3%
Human Health & Diseases 3 9%


It’s great if you complete the chapter before the given time, it will be utilized in those topics in which you feel you are weak.


Revise daily Basis for NEET :

By the end of the day, keep 1 hour for revision of all those topics you have covered in the whole day. This will get the topics you have covered on your tips.


Hope this article will help. Stay tuned for more information and updates related to NEET Preparation for 2021.


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