NEET 2022: Important biology topics, preparation tips

Biology is the most important subject for future doctors. Focussed learning on important topics can help candidates crack NEET 2022 easily.

NEET 2022: Important biology topics, preparation tips
Team Careers360 | Apr 13, 2022 - 11:13 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET UG 2022 exam on July 17 in offline mode. With the exam around the corner, candidates must roll their sleeves up and prepare to score maximum marks in NEET 2022 biology.

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Biology comprises a maximum number of questions as Zoology and Botany are combined in it. Hence, scoring the highest marks in this subject is not tough at all. Candidates need to do smart learning at this time point during NEET preparation 2022.
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Every medical aspirant should leave no stone unturned while preparing for NEET 2022. Thus, knowing NEET 2022 biology important topics will surely pace up the preparation. Below-mentioned is the important biology topics for NEET 2022.

Important topics of biology for NEET 2022

Questions in the NEET-UG examination are asked based on the NCERT syllabus of Class 11 and Class 12 and are equally distributed among both the classes. Below-mentioned are the topics that need to be focused.

Important topics of biology for NEET 2022 from 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

  • Animal 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

Important topics of biology for NEET 2022 from 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

How to prepare for NEET 2022 biology

With almost two months left for NEET UG 2022, it is now the time to do smart work. Candidates are advised to read the following tips on how to prepare for NEET 2022 biology in an effective manner.

  • Preparation from the NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 is recommended.

  • Cover the aforementioned important topics and prepare them thoroughly.

  • Candidates must identify their weaker section and devote more time to preparing it.

  • Once the topic is prepared, practice the maximum number of objective questions from that topic.

  • Mock tests will help in improving the speed. Solve them on a daily basis.

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