Study Material for Neet
There are quite a few reference books that are considered good study material for NEET. However, you should look at your specific requirements and choose what you need. There is no need to get every single book.
One thing you should take care of : Internet is full of suggestions ! Do not panic when you see some suggestion on internet about a book or study material that you have never heard of. You don't need everything under the sun to crack NEET. Similarly do not unnecessarily sweat if a friend suggests something that you are not aware of. You probably don't need it. Here is how you should carefully select you reference material, and then stick to it.
The first, and probably the most important requirement is BASE STUDY material. This is to be nothing else but NCERT books for class 11 and class 12. You should follow the pattern given by NCERT, and books will contain all that you need to get your concepts clear.
If you think you need a little more help on concepts, you can buy any one of the following books
Biology Books by Pradeep’s Publications
Dinesh Objective Biology
SC Verma Biology books
Trueman’s Biology – Volume 1 and Volume 2
NCERT (Textbook) Chemistry – Class 11 & 12
Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd (For reaction mechanisms)
Organic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
Physical Chemistry by P. Bahadur
Modern approach to chemical calculation by R.C.Mukerjee
Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma vol. 1 & vol. 2
Fundamentals of Physics by Holladay, Resnick and Walker (For optics, waves, and electromagnetism)
NCERT (Textbook) Physics – Class 11 & 12
Objective Physics by D. C. Pandey
Problems in General Physics by I. E. Irodov
The Feynman lecture on physics vol. 1 & vol. 2
3. Do you know some of the best material for understanding concepts is available absolutely FREE on YouTube ? You really do not have to buy those expensive online classes anymore. Infact, quality of teachers on YouTube is better than quality of teachers of these online classes and paid video lectures. Here are some of you best YouTube channels that you should use for getting your concepts right.
NEET Study Material: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are NCERT books enough to prepare for NEET ?
A. Yes, infact you must use NCERT books clear NEET irrespective of which board you come from. However, practice over thousands of questions to get any chance to clear NEET. Solving over questions is most important to get your mind to work creatively during exams. Also solve previous years papers, that will give you indication of level of difficulty.
Can I download the study material for NEET online?
A. Yes, ta lot of material for preparing is available free. NCERT books are available free, with solutions. Best of all, you have the best free lectures on NCERT subjects available free. We have prepared list of such free lectures as above.
Where can I get free mock tests for NEET ?
A. The best place to take mock tests for NEET is NTA official website. You can download the official app for NEET mock tests from NTA website. However, you must note that almost every NEET aspirant will take these mock tests, and you must practice more questions, including previous year questions in order to have competitive advantage
Do I have to buy expensive coaching classes to clear NEET?
A. No, coaching classes are not a gateway to NEET success. In fact a large number of students who succeed take guidance from individual teachers in their vicinity, or school, and not from coaching classes. You must be disciplined, have a good teacher for each subject, and practice over thousands of NEET questions to be able to crack NEET. You should be thorough with NCERT material, and should solve lots of problems to crack the exam
You have provided a list of some books above. Do I have to buy them all to clear NEET 2021 ?
A. No, books mentioned above provide you with lots of questions to practice. Beyond that, there is a very little extra value, if any, beyond NCERT books. You should look for practice material, and practice a lot throughout your NEET preparation. You can actually get FREE access to over 35,000 practice questions + over 20 previous years papers for trial period of 14 days.
I am a bit worried, do I have to buy expensive online classes to crack NEET?
A. No, absolutely not. Videos are very good source to clear your doubts, get concepts right, and to help you solve problems. But the best online videos for NEET preparation are available absolutely free on internet and youtube. You can check a list of free NEET videos for complete subjects and also chapterwise for Biology, Chemistry and Physics.