Most Important Topics For NEET-UG Physics

Oct 28, 2021

NEET-UG Physics

The NEET-UG is the only entrance exam for aspirants wishing to enrol for the MBBS, BDS, or AYUSH courses in various medical, dental and ayurvedic colleges across the country. It is one of the toughest exams in the country, so candidates must be well-versed in all three subjects – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

The total marks in the NEET-UG Physics section are 180 constituting 50 questions. To score well, aspirants must focus on all the critical topics of the NEET-UG syllabus. The article provides insights into the important topics and chapters based on analysis and research of previous year's question papers of NEET-UG.

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But before moving forward, let's have a look at the marking scheme and number of questions for the NEET exam subject-wise:

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks

Most Important Topics For NEET-UG Physics

Physics is often considered as a challenging subject by most medical aspirants. NEET-UG aspirants find subject Physics as uninteresting hence it should be prepared very well. PrepLadder NEET-UG Dream Team always strives to provide quality education to its students.

Important Topics For NEET-UG Physics and Past Three Years Weightage

As you know, the Physics syllabus covers 50 questions out of 180 questions in aggregate. Let us find out the NEET-UG chapter wise weightage in percentage so that you can easily understand the importance of particular chapters to study well. Here we are sharing important topics for NEET-UG Physics along with past three years weightage of Physics questions

NEET-UG 2019

Chapters/TopicsWeightage (%)
Mechanics 26.60%
Properties of Matter8.6%
Heat & Thermodynamics9.49%
Oscillations and waves:7.49%
Electrostatics & Electric Current:11.11%
Magnetism          6.38%
EMI and alternative current:4.71%
Electromagnetic Waves2.22%
Modern Physics9.42%
Semiconductor Electronics2.62%

NEET-UG 2020

Chapters/TopicsWeightage (%)
Physical World and Measurement2%
Laws of Motion3%
Work, Energy and Power4%
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body5%
Properties of Bulk Matter3%
Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Energy3%
Oscillation and Waves3%
Current Electricity8%
Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism5%
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current8%
Electromagnetic WavesOptics10%
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation6%
Atoms and Nuclei3%
Electronic Devices9%

NEET-UG 2021

Topic / ChaptersWeightage (%)
Physical-world and measurement2%
Laws of Motion3%
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body5%
Properties of Bulk Matter3%
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory3%
Oscillation & Waves3%
Current Electricity8%
Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism5%
Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current8%
Electromagnetic Waves5%
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation6%
Atoms & Nuclei3%
Electronic Devices9%

Tips from NEET-UG Toppers and Experts to Study Physics

NEET-UG aspirants are advised should know the most important topics/chapters before start preparing for Physics and are suggested to consider the below-mentioned points to score well for NEET-UG Physics:

  • A thorough study of NCERT textbooks
  • Get your doubts cleared regularly
  • Revise regularly
  • Master the formulas and derivations
  • Practice mock test and previous year sample paper
  • Practice numerical questions
  • Take guidance from a Physics mentor

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NEET-UG aspirants should prepare well for the exam with proper dedication, hard work and focus. They need to understand the concept of physics in detail. Thus, coaching classes and self-study are crucial and refer to the latest books while systematically learning the syllabus. Remember that hard work always pays off; with this, you can definitely crack NEET-UG.

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