Nov 08, 2021
NEET-UG is one of the most challenging competitive examinations in India. Each year, lakhs of students attempt this exam to turn their dreams into reality. Biology turns out to be a significant subject in the NEET and is further divided into two parts- Zoology and Botany. It is needed to have a thorough knowledge of Zoology and Botany to become a doctor. Due to the theoretical nature of Biology, it is easier to score marks in biology than in Physics and Chemistry. Furthermore, it represents half of the NEET-UG exam as 360 marks alone are allotted to the Biology section comprising 100 questions. 50 questions are asked from Botany and 50 questions from Zoology.
Today we will discuss the important topics for NEET-UG Zoology. Try to understand and focus more on NEET-UG Zoology to score more in this section in the final exam.
But before moving forward, let's have a look at the marking scheme and number of questions for the NEET-UG exam subject-wise:
|Subject||No. of Questions||Marks|
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Zoology is often considered a challenging subject by most medical aspirants. NEET-UG aspirants find the subject Zoology as uninteresting hence this subject should be prepared very well. PrepLadder NEET-UG Dream Team always works hard to provide quality education to its dreamers.
Biology in NEET-UG is essential, and it is bifurcated into Botany and Zoology, and both are essential. The Zoology section weightage of all chapters included has been given in the table below:
|Unit and Topic||Number of Questions||Weightage in Percentage (%)|
|Chordates and Hemichordates||1||2.50%|
|Frog Reproductive System||1||2.50%|
|Human Health and Disease||3||7.50%|
|Male Reproductive System||1||2.50%|
|Microbes in Human Welfare||3||7.50%|
|Strategies for Enhancement of Food Production||2||5.00%|
|Zoology Chapters and Topics||Average no. of Questions from the Chapter||Weightage of the Chapter and Topic (In Percentage)|
|Structural Organisation in animals||1||2%|
|Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health||5||18%|
|Origin & Evolution||3||10%|
|Human Health & Diseases||3||9%|
|Topics||No. of Questions||Percentage (%)|
|Animal Kingdom||3||7.50 %|
|Animal Morphology||1||2.50 %|
|Human Health & Diseases||3||7.50%|
|Microbes in Human Welfare||3||7.50%|
|Strategies for Enhancement of Food production||2||5.0%|
NEET-UG aspirants are advised should know the most important topics/chapters before start preparing for Zoology and are suggested to consider the below-mentioned points to score well for NEET-UG Zoology:
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Over the past years, it has been observed that the Biology section of the NEET-UG exam is comparatively easy, and students find the Biology section to be less challenging because 80-85% of questions in NEET-UG exams are directly picked from the NCERT syllabus. Hence, candidates who are proficient with the Biology NCERT textbooks are assured of scoring well in the Biology section.
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