NEET 2021: How to score full marks in biology

NEET biology section comprises 90 questions which sum a total of 360 marks. Know how to prepare for NEET 2021 biology with these effective tips. The medical exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 1, 2021.


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Sonia Vats | July 3, 2021 | 12:01 PM IST

New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, or NEET, on August 1, 2021. In the NEET 2021 question paper, the biology section comprises 90 questions which sum a total of 360 marks in the exam. Therefore, focusing more on NEET biology 2021 can increase aspirants' chances of cracking the medical test. Read the full story to know how to score full marks in NEET 2021 biology.

List out important topics of NEET 2021 biology

Aspirants are advised to go through the important topics of Biology for NEET 2021 mentioned below.

Important topics for NEET 2021 Biology



Class 11

Plant Kingdom

  • Questions from different types of algae and their pigments

  • General characters of pteridophytes and gymnosperms

Biological classification

  • General features of Monera, Protista, Fungi

Structural organization in plants and animals

  • Root, stem, and leaf anatomy

  • Animals tissues and their functions, specifically epithelial tissues

Cell: Structure & Functions

  • Mycoplasma, nucleus, chromosomes, ribosomes, chloroplast, and mitochondria

  • Meiosis - Prophase I

Plant physiology

  • C3, C4 cycle

  • Kranz anatomy

  • Glycolysis and Krebs cycle

  • ETS complexes

  • Photoperiodism

  • Transpiration pull

  • Bulk movement in Phloem

  • Mineral deficiency & Nitrogen cycle

Animal/Human Physiology

  • All topics specifically diagrams are very important

Class 12


  • Gametogenesis in plants

  • Gametogenesis in humans

  • Reproductive structures in plants and animals

  • Polyembryony, Parthenocarpy, apomixis

  • Menstrual cycle

Genetics & evolution

  • Dihybrid cross, linkage

  • Codominance

  • Pedigree analysis

  • Genetic disorders

  • Darwinism and natural selection

  • Human evolution


  • Process and applications

  • BT cotton, RNAi, Human insulin, Gene therapy, molecular diagnostics

Biology in human welfare

  • Human immunity

  • AIDS, Cancer

  • Drugs

Ecology and environment

  • Environmental issues

  • Biogeochemical cycles

  • Population interactions

  • Adaptations

  • Succession

Study from the best books for NEET Biology 2021

It goes without saying how imperative it is to study with the right material. The list of best books to secure 360 marks in NEET biology is mentioned below.

  • Biology Vol 1 and Vol 2 by Trueman

  • Objective Biology by Dinesh

  • Objective Botany by Ansari

  • Pradeep Guide on Biology

  • Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips by MTG

Design tables and charts for NEET biology topics

As per experts, summarising the study in the form of charts and tables will act as a quick revision strategy of the NEET 2021 biology. Additionally, in NEET 2021, a good amount of diagram based questions are asked from biology, therefore, having an understanding of important diagrams is beneficial.

Attempt NEET Biology 2021 mock test from National Test Abhyas app

Candidates who aim to qualify for NEET 2021 must take up mock tests on the National Test Abhyas app by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for their biology preparation. NEET 2021 mock tests not only enhance candidate's speed of solving a question paper but also give an idea about what they can expect in their exam.

NEET 2021 will be conducted for admission to 83,075 MBBS, 26,949 BDS, 52,720 AYUSH, and 525 BVSc and AH seats including 1,899 AIIMS and 249 JIPMER seats. Additionally, from this year forth, the scores of the NEET entrance exam will also be used for BSc Nursing and BSc Life Sciences admissions.

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