NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus is very vast and can be classified into three parts, namely- Physical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. NEET 2021 covers Chemistry Syllabus as prescribed in CBSE class XI and class XII NCERT books. The students have to answer 45 questions in the NTA NEET 2021 Chemistry section. Check NEET 2021 Exam pattern.

NTA has not published an official notice related to changes in NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus. So it is pretty clear that the NTA NEET 2021 Chemistry syllabus would be similar to NEET Syllabus 2020.

The best NEET 2021 preparation tips for Chemistry Syllabus is to prepare the top 10 important topics of NEET Chemistry Syllabus thoroughly along with that you can start devising your self-study plan. The more time you allot to the high weightage chapters higher will be your score in NTA NEET 2021 chemistry section. Not to forget, the more the revision, the better is the performance. Check NEET 2021 Revision Plan.

NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus– Chapters

Find the following table to identify the important topics of NEET Chemistry Syllabus:

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Laws of Chemical Combination
Structure of Atom, Atomic Number Isotopes & Isobars
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Ionic Bond
Covalent Bond States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Thermodynamics Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Electronegativity Equilibrium
Equilibrium in Physical & Chemical Process Redox Reactions
Hydrogen Physical & Chemical Properties of Water
S-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Organic Chemistry-Some Basic Principles and Techniques
Some p-Block Elements Hydrocarbons
Environmental Chemistry Solid State
Band Theory of Metals Solutions
Elevation of Boiling Point Chemical Kinetics
Surface Chemistry General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Electrochemistry p-Block Elements
d and f Block Elements Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols Physical & Chemical Properties of Primary Alcohol
Phenols and Ethers Coordination Compound
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Amines, Cyanides & Isocyanides Polymers
Biomolecules Chemistry in Everyday Life
Cleansing Agents – Soaps & Detergents

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Detailed Class 11th NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus 

Given below is the detailed NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus from Class 11th. The syllabus can be saved using Ctrl + P (Print) option to download the NEET Chemistry Syllabus PDF.

UNIT I: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

UNIT II: Structure of Atom

UNIT III: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

UNIT IV: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

UNIT V: States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

UNIT VI: Thermodynamics

UNIT VII: Equilibrium

UNIT VIII: Redox Reactions

UNIT IX: Hydrogen

UNIT X: s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)

UNIT XI: Some p-Block Elements

UNIT XII: Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques

UNIT XIII: Hydrocarbons

UNIT XIV: Environmental Chemistry

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Detailed Class 12th NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus 

UNIT I: Solid State

UNIT II: Solutions

UNIT III: Electrochemistry

UNIT IV: Chemical Kinetics

UNIT V: Surface chemistry

UNIT VI: General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

UNIT VII: p- Block Elements

UNIT VIII: d and f Block Elements

UNIT IX: Coordination Compounds

UNIT X: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

UNIT XI: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

UNIT XII: Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

UNIT XIII: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

UNIT XIV: Biomolecules

UNIT XV: Polymers

UNIT XVI: Chemistry in Everyday Life

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Most Important Topics of NEET Chemistry Syllabus 

As stated before, NEET Chemistry Syllabus comes under 3 sub-sections – Physical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. All of these three sections have almost equal weightage. But it is also important to note that in each of these 3 sections, there are certain chapters which have much higher weightage and are thus very important. Nevertheless, candidates must give importance to every topic in the NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus. Some topics were asked repeatedly in NEET Previous Year Question Papers. Candidates can check the table mentioned below to understand the NEET 2021 Syllabus Weightage of Chemistry-

Important Topics of NEET Chemistry Syllabus Weightage (in percentage)
Mole Concept and General Physical Chemistry 8%
Chemical bonding and molecular structure 7%
Carbonyl Compounds – Aldehydes, Carboxylic Acids 7%
Coordination compounds 6%
p-Block elements 6%
s-Block elements and Hydrogen 6%
Chemical Equilibrium 6%
Chemical Thermodynamics 6%
Biomolecules and Polymers 5%
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 4%
Chemical Kinetics 4%

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Most Important Topics of NEET Chemistry Syllabus

Weightage for NEET Chemistry Syllabus: Inorganic

Topics Questions Total Marks
P and S block 2 8
Chemical Bonding 5 20
Periodic Table 1 4
D and F block 2 8
Coordination Compounds 4 16
Qualitative Analysis 1 4
Metallurgy 1 4
Total 16 64

Weightage for NEET Physical Chemistry

Topics Questions Total Marks
Chemical Equilibrium 3 12
Nuclear Chemistry and Atomic Structure 1 4
Thermochemistry and Thermodynamics 2 8
Mole Concept 1 4
Electrochemistry 1 4
Chemical Kinetics 2 8
Solution and Colligative Properties 1 4
Solid State 1 4
Surface Chemistry 1 4
Total 13 52

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Weightage for NEET Chemistry Syllabus: Organic

Topics Questions Total Marks
Alkyl Halide, Alcohol and Ether 2 8
General Organic Chemistry 3 12
Biomolecules 1 4
Aromatic Compounds 1 4
Chemistry in Everyday Life 1 4
Carbonyl Compounds 4 16
IUPAC & Isomerism 2 8
Environmental Chemistry 1 4
Practical Organic Chemistry 1 4
Total 16 64

NEET 2021 Preparation Tips For Chemistry

NEET questions are generally simple. Although the NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus is wide and has too much to study, the questions are repetitive and with a simple twist. Practicing regularly with NEET Previous Year Question Papers will help improve the performance by a large margin. Additionally, the candidates need to be quick and wise in the selection of questions to clear the exam with a good score.

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Given below are some tips to improvise the learning of NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus-

Best NEET 2021 Preparation Tips for Chemistry Syllabus 

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NTA Video Lectures For NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus 

On the official portal of NTA, students can find video lectures by IIT-PAL which are watchable on mobile phones or tablets as well. The videos are uploaded on the IIT-PAL page on Youtube. There are more than 100 video lectures of about 50 to 60 minutes duration for each video. Lectures are divided according to topics of various chapters and are prepared by reputed faculty members of top IITs. To access these videos-

  1. Go to www.nta.ac.in
  2. Click on ‘Students’ tab
  3. Select Content Based Lectures under ‘Test Practice’ section
  4. Select Chemistry video lectures.
  5. New page on youtube will load showing a playlist of lectures.

Free NEET Mock Tests by NTA for NEET Chemistry Syllabus

NTA also provides free mock tests on the official portal. Students can head over to – www.nta.ac.in/quiz to access the Mock Tests. These mock tests can be attempted on a computer free of cost and also do not require any registration on the website. The papers given in these mock tests are of previous years of NEET examination. Section-wise mocks are available here so a student can focus on questions from NEET Chemistry Syllabus. It is advised to attempt the mocks once the whole syllabus is completed.

Best Books for NEET Chemistry Syllabus

Identify the best books for NEET Chemistry Syllabus suiting your study style and work with them at regular intervals, so that you are able to master the NEET Chemistry Syllabus in the due course of time.

MCQs for NEET Chemistry are generally not very difficult, except with a few exceptions. Students must stick to the best time management of work in order to perform best within the stipulated time period. Some good books for NEET Chemistry syllabus are as follows:

Book name Publisher ISBN
A to Z Chemistry for NEET Class XI Cengage Learning India Pvt Ltd 8131534200
Universal Self-Scorer Errorless Chemistry (Set of 2 Volumes) Universal Books Depot 8193000218
Marvel Chemistry MCQs Volume 2 For NEET(UG) And JEE (Main) Exams Marvel Publication 8193371747
Objective Chemistry – Chapter-wise MCQ for JEE Main/ BITSAT/ AIPMT/ AIIMS/ KCET 2nd Edition Disha Publications 9385576712

As stated all over this article, NEET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus is vast but not exactly difficult. Only the student should keep practicing consistently and with full dedication. It is important to stick with the NEET Chemistry Syllabus and the NEET 2021 exam pattern. Keep in mind that there is negative marking for every incorrect answer in NEET and OMRs do not have any option to change the answer!

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