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NEET-SS Medicine: Important Books and Expected Exam Pattern

Apr 28, 2023

NEET-SS Medicine: Important Books and Expected Exam Pattern

SS Medicine preparation does not have to be so hard especially when you have a reliable resource like PrepLadder to fall back upon! The syllabus and volume for NEET SS Medicine is enough to give anybody stress. But no worries! We have the perfect solution to the enormous workload. You can make your NEET SS Medicine 2023 preparation easier and less stressful. In this blog, you will find the most recommended books for NEET SS Surgery preparation.

NEET-SS is a single-window entrance examination for all Super Specialty DM/MCh courses in the country, NBE i.e. National Board of Examination conducts this exam. It will be a group-based exam and the questions will be asked only from the broad speciality feeder. Candidates will have the choice to opt for any of the super specialities as per the feeder subject.

This blog consists of all the important books to be focused on for the next NEET SS exam and moreover what would be the expected pattern for the exam.

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NEET SS 2023 Expected Exam Pattern

A total of 150 questions will be asked in the NEET SS exam. Candidates shall be given 2 1⁄2 hours duration (150 minutes) to attempt the questions. All the 150 questions would be from the Curriculum of the Post Graduate Exit level of the primary feeder broad speciality subject.



Mode of Examination


Type of Questions


Number of Questions


Languages of Question Paper


Mark for each correct answer

4 Mark

Negative Marking

Yes (25% i.e 1 Mark)

Maximum Marks

400 Marks

Those are the highlights of the NEET SS 2023 exam pattern. If you need more information or wish to read in more detail read NEET SS 2022-23 Latest Exam Pattern Explained.

Next, let us go through the most important books NEET SS Medicine to be followed to give you the ultimate edge in the exam.

Important books to be followed for NEET SS Medicine Exam

Given below are the answers to all your questions regarding the books you need to follow to start your NEET SS Medicine Exam preparation journey

1. Harrison's textbook of Internal Medicine

According to PrepLadder's analysis from the previous years' exams, direct questions have been asked from Harrison's textbook of Internal Medicine that included the main chapters. As per analysis, questions were seen directly from Harrison's sentences or paragraphs. Thus, it is advisable to focus on "Harrison" as it is one of the most recommended and followed Medicine books for NEET SS exam.

2. Book of MCQs by Prof. Ajay Mathur

The book of MCQs by Prof. Ajay Mathur is based on Harrison's. It comprises system-wise & chapter wise coverage of MCQs from Harrison. You should emphasize this book along with Harrison's Textbook of internal medicine for NEET SS Medicine preparation. It is surely going to benefit you the most.

3. MCQ books in Medicine by Deepak Marwah & Mudit Khanna

The MCQ book by Deepak Marwah is another book of choice that includes recently asked NBE pattern MCQs for postgraduate entrance examinations along with image-based questions.

At last, we would again suggest you have crystal clear concepts of Harrison's Textbook of Internal Medicine along with MCQs book by Prof. Ajay Mathur based on Harrison. One should also read the MCQ book by Deepak Marwah as it contains the latest NBE pattern questions and is one of the finest NEET SS Medicine books out in the market.

Hope this blog will help you in your preparation. Now you have the complete list of the NEET SS books for Medicine preparation that you need for Medicine. Prepare wisely.

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