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NEET 2022 Physics Topic-wise Weightage

RupsaUpdated On: June 23, 2022 11:36 pm IST | NEET

In order to score well in the NEET  2022 exam, it is important that candidates are well acquainted with NEET Physics important topics and weightage. Find out all about the NEET Physics 2022 important topics and weightage here.

NEET 2022 Physics Topic-wise Weightage

The NEET 2022 exam will be conducted on July 17 and with so little time left for last-minute preparations, aspirants are worried about scoring well in the Physics section. The NTA NEET Physics paper has often been described as difficult and tricky by candidates over the years as it requires conceptual clarity and a solid understanding of numerical-based problems. Since it involves numbers and reasoning, this section is frequently referred to as lengthy.

The first step in achieving a high score in Physics for NEET 2022 is to be totally familiar with the syllabus. If you are not sure of what to study, your preparation would be like a bowman shooting in the dark. In such cases, you may end up ignoring some of the crucial chapters that are sure to cost you in the exam. Read this article to know all about the important topics and weightage in Physics as you gear up for NEET 2022. 

NEET 2022 Physics Syllabus 

The Physics syllabus for NEET 2022 comprises chapters from the 11th and 12th grade curricula. These topics are part of the NCERT syllabus, which students have already covered in the Board exams. Therefore, it is a bit of relief that no new concepts or chapters are added to it. Nevertheless, students must go through the full NEET 2022 syllabus of Physics here to get an idea of the section-wise division:

NEET 2022 Physics Syllabus – Class 11

NEET 2022 Physics Syllabus – Class 12

Physical World & Measurement

Electrostatics

Kinematics

Current Electricity

Law of Motion

Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism

Work, Energy & Power

Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current

The Motion of Systems of Particles & Rigid Body

Electromagnetic Waves

Gravitation

Optics

Properties of Bulk Matter

Dual Nature of Matter & Radiation

Thermodynamics

Atoms & Nuclei

The Behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory

Electronic Devices

Oscillations & Waves

NEET 2022 Physics – Chapter-wise Weightage 

Although a thorough understanding of the syllabus is essential for NEET preparation, it has been observed over the years that some chapters/topics, in particular, seem to have more importance and weightage than others. Every year, a considerable number of questions are asked from these chosen chapters alone and those who are adept with these topics have managed to score very good marks in NEET Physics. With that in mind, CollegeDekho has prepared a list of the most important topics for NEET 2022 Physics and the weightage they carry, based on which students can plan their last-minute preparations:

Important Topics for NEET 2022 Physics

Weightage 

Wave optics

4%

Ray Optics & Optical Instrument

5%

Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

4%

Atoms & Nuclei

5%

Semiconductor Electronics

6%

Electromagnetic Induction

2%

Current Electricity

6%

Alternating Current

3%

Electrostatics

3%

Electrostatic Potential & Capacitance

2%

Electromagnetic Wave

1%

Electric Charge & Field

2%

Thermodynamics

7%

Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism

6%

Thermal Properties of Matter

2%

Properties of Bulk Matter

3%

Kinetic Theory of Gases

2%

Work, Energy, and power

4%

Waves

4%

Rotational motion

1%

Units and Measurement

2%

Oscillations

3%

System of Particle & Rigid Body

7%

Centre of Mass

1%

Kinematics

2%

Gravitation

3%

Laws of Motion

7%

Mechanics of Solids & Fluids

3%

NEET 2022 Physics – Topic-wise Question Breakup 

A common concern among NEET aspirants is the number of questions to expect from certain topics. A brief idea of the same can help them assess which topics to focus on, how many questions to answer in each section etc. Hence, based on the pattern of NEET 2021 question papers, we have provided the names of chapters and the number of probable questions in the table below: 

Name of Chapter/Unit

Average Number of Questions

Mechanics

13

Electrostatics & Electricity

11

Modern Physics & Electronics

8

Magnetism

7

Heat & Thermodynamics

4

Optics

4

SHM & Wave

3

One of the best ways to figure out chapter-wise question breakup is to go through NEET previous question papers, typically of the last 5 years. That way, candidates can have a better understanding of the changing pattern of questions. 

Recommended Books for NEET 2022 Physics Preparation

Referring to the books suggested by toppers and experts is one of the best ways to properly learn and have a comprehensive idea of a subject. Candidates who are currently studying for the exam should study the NEET 2022 Physics best books to gain a better understanding of the various topics and sub-topics. Here are a few of our top recommendations for you:

Sl. No.

Recommended Books

1

HC Verma’s Concepts of Physics - Volume I and II

2

Objective Physics - Prof. Satya Prakash Arya

3

DC Pandey’s Objective Physics

4

NCERT Physics Textbooks - (Class XI and XII

5

Agarwal’s Concepts of Competition Physics

Also Read: Tips for NEET-UG 2022 Physics Preparation

NEET 2022 Physics – Practice Questions

One important aspect of NEET preparation is practising sample papers. The more you practice, the more adept you will be at solving questions promptly. Sometimes, similar questions are repeated in consecutive years, so if you know how to approach them, then your chances of scoring in Physics will be high. After analyzing the question papers of the last couple of years, we have compiled a set of practice questions from NCERT books along with the solutions that may help you in the NEET exam. Check out the following:

Sl. No.

Sample Question

MCQ Options

Correct Answer

1

A copper wire is stretched to make it 0.2%. The percentage change in its resistivity is:

A) 0.4%

B) 2.0%

C) 4.0%

D) None of the above

D) None of the above

2

100 joule of work is performed in carrying a charge of -5 coulomb from infinity to a particular point in a uniform electrostatic field. What is the potential of this point?

A) 100 V

B) 5 V

C) -20 V

D) 20 V

C) -20 V

3

What is the value of an angle of dip at the magnetic equator?

A) 0 degree

B) 90 degree

C) 45 degree

D) Nearly 30 degree

  1. 0 degree

4

The magnetic flux threading a coil changes from 12 Wb to 6 Wb in 1 second. The value of induced emf is:

A) 3 volt

B) -3 volt

C) 6 volt

D) -6 volt

D) -6 volt

5

What is the principle behind thermocouples?

A) Peltier effect

B) Thomson effect

C) Joule effect

D) Seebeck effect

D) Seebeck effect

Aspirants can download the PDF of NEET Physics question papers here. 

Last-minute Tips to Prepare for NEET 2022 Physics

When preparing for NEET 2022 Physics, keep the following tips and tricks in mind:

  • Focus on understanding the fundamental concepts instead of mugging up chapters

  • Seek guidance from online videos and tutorials to clear any learning gaps

  • Once you have understood the concept, apply the basic principles to solve questions

  • Rely majorly on NCERT books to study the topics and refer to other books when practising questions

  • Prioritize topics bearing the maximum weightage as per previous question paper analysis

  • Go through the last 5 years of question papers to analyze the pattern of the NEET 2022 paper

  • Prepare short notes of the formulae, laws and numerical problems to memorize them better

  • Get in the habit of solving test papers every day after you are done with your revisions

  • Improve your time management skills by taking mock tests regularly and analyze your scores after each attempt

  • Lastly, prioritize health and ensure getting enough rest and sleep before the exam day

With hard work, dedication and the right preparation strategy, scoring above 120 in NEET 2022 Physics should not be that difficult. 

For more information and the latest news related to NEET 2022, stay tuned to the CollegeDekho website!

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FAQs

Where to access NEET 2021 question papers?


NEET 2022 aspirants can check and download the PDF version of last year’s Physics question papers from the exam page on the CollegeDekho website.

What are the chapters having the maximum weightage in NEET Physics?

 

The chapters with the maximum weightage and importance in NEET 2022 Physics are Electrostatics, Mechanism, Optics, Thermodynamics etc.

 

What are some of the NEET Physics 2022 revision tips to know about?


When preparing for NEET 2022 Physics, strictly follow NCERT books to cover each chapter thoroughly, revise all numerical formulae and the laws/principles daily, refer to previous question papers and practise mock tests regularly to assess yourself.

How much weightage does the NEET 2022 Physics section carry?


NEET 2022 Physics section accounts for 25% of the total weightage with 45 questions to be answered from various chapters of the NCERT syllabus.

What is the nature of the Physics questions in NEET?


The Physics section in NEET is primarily based on numerical problems and conceptual knowledge of the topics. The difficulty level ranges from moderate to difficult. Students are therefore advised to devote time to understanding each chapter when preparing for the exam.

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