NEET 2020 Exam Syllabus – Subject Wise (PDF Download)

Latest NEET Syllabus

The NEET 2020 syllabus is not much different from the NEET Syllabus 2019. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) syllabus is drafted on the basis of the recommendations of the Medical Council of India (MCI). Based on the syllabus of CBSE, COBSE and NCERT, the Council prescribes the syllabus for the NEET exam. It aims to bring uniformity and parity across numerous state board syllabi so that the level of difficulty of the NEET exam 2020 remains the same for all medical aspirants across India.

This is the right time to start preparing for the exam next year. They can fortify their command over different subjects, namely, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Below, we have furnished detailed syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects.

NEET 2020 Syllabus for Biology

The Biology syllabus comprises two subjects – Botany and Zoology. The syllabus covers the subjects of Class Xi and Class XII. There will be 90 questions from Biology.

Class XI Class XII
Human physiology Biodiversity and its Conversation
Cell Structure and Function Reproduction in Organisms
Plant Cell & Animal Cell Genetics and Evolution
Tissues Biology and Human Welfare
Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants Heredity & Variations
Transport in Plants Biotechnology and Its Applications
Photosynthesis Organism & Environment
Plant Physiology Ecology and Environment
Three Domains of Life Reproduction
Cell Theory Biology and Human Welfare
Morphology & Modifications Principle & Process of Biotechnology

 NEET 2020 Syllabus for Physics

Amongst all three subjects, Physics is considered as the most difficult subject to score; hence, needs more attention.

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Class XI Class XII
Physical world and measurement Electrostatics
Notion of Potential Energy Electric Charges & their Conservation
Nature of Physical Laws Electric Dipole
Heat Electronic Devices
Speed, Velocity Carbon Resistors
Work & Internal Energy Conductors
Laws of Motion Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Critical Velocity Atoms and Nuclei
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Concept of Magnetic Field
Kepler’s law of Planetary Motion Current Electricity
The Universal Law of Gravitation Electromagnetic Waves Electromagnetic Spectrum
Thermodynamics Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Optics
Bulk Modulus Wave Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Optical Instruments
Static & Kinetic Friction AC Generator & Transformer
Work, Energy and Power Kirchhoff’s Laws & Simple Applications
Kinematics Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Gravitation Permanent Magnets
Oscillations and Waves

 NEET 2020 Syllabus for Chemistry

Class XI Class XII
Isotopes & Isobars Chemical Kinetics
Structure of Atom Band Theory of Metals
Laws of Chemical Combination Solutions
Atomic Number Elevation of Boiling Point
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Electro-Chemistry
Some p-Block Elements Chemistry in Everyday Life
Ionic Bond Surface Chemistry
Covalent Bond Electrochemistry
Thermodynamics p-Block Elements
Redox Reactions Aldehydes
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Haloalkanes and Haloarenes


Equilibrium Physical & Chemical Properties of Primary Alcohol
Hydrogen Phenols and Ethers
Equilibrium in Physical & Chemical Process Coordination Compounds
Basic Concepts of Chemistry Solid State
Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Physical & Chemical Properties of Water Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Hydrocarbons Amines, Cyanides & Isocyanides
Electronegativity d and f Block Elements
Environmental Chemistry Biomolecules
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Polymers
Cleansing Agents – Soaps & Detergents

NEET Exam Pattern 2020

There will be a total number of 180 questions in the NEET 2020 exam. The questions are objective-types in nature and are asked in MCQ format. Candidates will be required to answer all 180 questions in 180 minutes. It will be a pen and paper-based exam. This exam has a scheme of negative marking. For every correct answer, 4 marks will be given. For every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

NEET 2020 Particulars Exam Pattern Details
Mode of Exam Pen and Paper (Offline)
Number of Shifts One Shift
Type of Questions MCQs
Number of Questions 180
Exam Duration 180 Minutes
Sections Physics (45 Questions), Biology (90 Questions) Chemistry (45 Questions)
Marking Scheme 4 marks per questions
Negative Marking 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer
Exam Date 5th May 2020 (Tentative)
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