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NEET 2022 Biology Question Papers: Download 2021, 2020, 2019 Papers Here

RupsaUpdated On: July 01, 2022 05:40 pm IST | NEET

Check out a list of code-wise NEET previous years’ question papers for Biology and assess your preparation so far. This will also help you understand the topic-wise weightage and score well in NEET 2022 exam. 

NEET 2022 Biology Question Papers: Download 2021, 2020, 2019 Papers Here

As NEET 2022 exam date is approaching in about two weeks, it is high time that candidates now keep track of their progress so far. With the help of previous years’ question papers, they can assess their NEET 2022 preparation and give it their best shot on July 17. The questions in the NEET paper are asked from three subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics. It is obvious that candidates prepare for these subjects separately as per  NEET syllabus. So, if you are preparing for NEET 2022 Biology separately, why not practice the papers separately as well. Here in this article, we have listed down the NEET previous year question papers for Biology. But first, before we get to solving papers, let’s have a quick recap of the Biology exam pattern and important topics so you can easily attempt the questions.  

If you want to practice for the Chemistry and Physics sections as well, check out the links below. 

NEET 2022 Biology Question Paper Highlights

Biology is the only subject in NEET that comprises the maximum number of questions and marks. A total of 90 questions carry 360 marks. Therefore, practising NEET 2021 question paper on Biology is sure to boost your preparation. The subject is further divided into two parts – Botany and Zoology. Both the sections carry 45 questions each. Here is a quick view of the latest NEET 2022 Biology exam pattern:

Subject

Section

No. of Questions

Marks Allotted

Biology (Botany)

Section A

35

35 x 4 = 140

Section B

10 

10 x 4 = 40

Biology (Zoology)

Section A

35

35 x 4 = 140

Section B

10 

10 x 4 = 40

Total

90 

360

Candidates must be careful when attempting the questions since a negative marking of -1 is applicable for every wrong answer as per NTA NEET marking scheme. 

NEET 2022 Biology Syllabus Overview

Both  Botany and Zoology sections in Biology NEET syllabus 2022 have their own relevance and important topics from the Class 11 & 12 curricula. While prioritizing selective topics based on weightage may narrow down your preparation and help you score well, sometimes the questions may come out of the blue when candidates are least expecting them. Therefore, it would be wise to go through the complete syllabus just to ensure you do not miss out on a vital chapter and are prepared for any uncertainty. The table below features the comprehensive NEET syllabus for Biology 2022:

Units

Topics from Class 11 Curriculum

Topics from Class 12 Curriculum

1

Structural organization – Plants and Animals

Genetics and Evolution

2

Cell Structure and Function

Biology and Human welfare

3

Diversity in the Living World

Reproduction

4

Human physiology

Ecology and environment

5

Plant Physiology

Biotechnology and its applications

NEET 2022 Biology Question Paper Analysis

The Biology section in NEET is considered the easiest and most scoring of the three sections. The paper features a whole lot of questions based on tables and diagrams and in the form of ‘Match the following’. The overall difficulty level of the Biology paper is considered easy to moderate. Questions are usually directly quoted from NCERT books, so anyone who has practised these textbooks thoroughly and is clear on the concepts should be able to attempt the maximum number of questions with ease.

Importance of Solving NEET Previous Question Papers

According to the NEET 2022 tie-breaker policy, the number of questions attempted correctly in the Biology section will be prioritized first to break a tie. Therefore, it is imperative that you try and get as many questions right as you can. And this will only be possible if you practice question papers rigorously. Here are the top reasons why aspirants must spend the last couple of weeks solving sample papers:

  • It will give you an idea of the actual question pattern

  • It will help deduce the important topics and chapter-wise weightage 

  • NEET previous question papers will help you improve your time management skills and accuracy

  • It will make you familiar with the questions, especially if those, which have been repeated 

  • It will help you bridge the learning gaps, if any, and serve as a question bank covering the whole syllabus

NEET 2022 Biology: Topic-wise Weightage 

If you go through the previous question papers of NEET, you will find that some of the topics have been repeated over the years and a considerable number of questions are asked based on those topics alone. This is where the topic-wise weightage comes into the picture. With so little time left for the exam day, aspirants must check out the list of topics that bear the maximum weightage and are likely to feature in the 2022 question paper. Refer to the list below:

Important Topics for NEET 2022 Biology

Weightage

Human Health & Diseases

9%

Animal husbandry

3%

Origin & Evolution

10%

Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health

18%

Human Physiology

45%

Structural Organization in animals

2%

Animal Tissue

3%

Animal Diversity

10%

Ecology

16%

Biology in Human Welfare

2%

Genetics & Biotechnology

24%

Plant Reproduction

9%

Plant Physiology

13%

Bio-molecule

3%

Cell Biology & Cell Division

10%

Plant Morphology

7%

Plant Anatomy

4%

Plant Diversity

12%

Going by the table below, we suggest aspirants prioritize the following topics to score exceedingly well in the upcoming NEET 2022 exam:

  • Human Physiology

  • Plant Physiology

  • Genetics & biotechnology

  • Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health

  • Evolution

  • Animal Diversity

  • Plant Diversity

  • Cell Division & structure

Difficulty Level of NEET 2022 Biology Question Paper

Here’s the tentative difficulty level for the NEET 2022 Biology question paper:

NEET Biology 2022 - Zoology

Difficulty Level

Percentage of Questions Falling Under the Category

Difficult

30%

Medium

42%

Easy

28%

NEET Biology 2022 - Biology

Difficulty Level

Percentage of Questions Falling Under the Category

Difficult

44%

Medium

26%

Easy

30%

NEET 2021 Biology Question Paper Analysis 

Last year, the Biology paper was more or less easy and many students were able to score full marks there. The majority of questions were asked from Molecular Basis of Inheritance, Cell Division and Structure, Principles and Applications of Biotechnology, Plant and Animal Kingdoms. Chapters like Photosynthesis, Locomotion and Movement, Ecosystem, and Reproduction also had a fair number of questions. Here is a look at the topic-wise breakup of questions in NEET 2021:

Name of Chapter

Question Breakup

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

10

Cell Cycle and Cell Division

7

Biotechnology: Principles and Processes

6

Biotechnology and its Applications

5

Plant Kingdom

5

Animal Kingdom

4

Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

4

Locomotion and Movement

4

Organisms and Populations

4

Ecosystem

3

Human Health and Disease

3

Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

3

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering plants

3

Human Reproduction

3

Reproductive Health

3

Breathing and Exchange of Gases

3

Body Fluids and Circulation

3

Plant Growth and Development

3

Biomolecules

3

Anatomy of Flowering Plants

3

Structural Organization in Animals

3

Morphology of Flowering Plants

2

Cell: The Unit of Life

2

Digestion and Absorption

2

Principles of Inheritance and Variation

2

Environmental Issues

1

Microbes in Human Welfare

1

Evolution

1

Respiration in Plants

1

Transport in Plants

1

The Living World

1

Biological Classification

1

NEET 2021 Biology Question Paper Download

The NEET 2022 paper is also expected to follow a similar pattern, so if you wish to get a brief idea of the same, check out the NEET 2021 question paper here.

Paper Code

NEET 2021 Biology Question Papers PDF Download Link 

English N5

NEET 2021 Question Paper N5 - English

English M5

NEET 2021 Question Paper M5 - English

English P3

NEET 2021 Question Paper P3 - English

English O3

NEET 2021 Question Paper O3 - English

English N3

NEET 2021 Question Paper N3 - English

English M3

NEET 2021 Question Paper M3 - English

English P1

NEET 2021 Question Paper P1 - English

English O1

NEET 2021 Question Paper O1 - English

English N1

NEET 2021 Question Paper N1 - English

English M1

NEET 2021 Question Paper M1 - English

English P6

NEET 2021 Question Paper P6 - English

English O6

NEET 2021 Question Paper O6 - English

English N6

NEET 2021 Question Paper N6 - English

English M6

NEET 2021 Question Paper M6 - English

English P2

NEET 2021 Question Paper P2 - English

English O2

NEET 2021 Question Paper O2 - English

English N2

NEET 2021 Question Paper N2 - English

English M2

NEET 2021 Question Paper M2 - English

English P4

NEET 2021 Question Paper P4 - English

English O4

NEET 2021 Question Paper O4 - English

English N4

NEET 2021 Question Paper N4 - English

English M4

NEET 2021 Question Paper M4 - English

Also Read: NEET 2022 Predicted Question Paper

NEET 2020 Biology Question Paper

Here’s a list of Biology question papers for NEET 2020.

Code E-series NEET 2020 Biology Question Paper:

Code F-series NEET 2020 Biology Question Paper:

Code G-series NEET 2020 Biology Question Paper:

Code H-series NEET 2020 Biology Question Paper:

NEET 2019 Biology Question Paper

Here’s a list of Biology question papers for NEET 2019. 

Code E-series NEET 2019 Biology Question Paper:

Code F-series NEET 2019 Biology Question Paper:

Code G-series NEET 2019 Biology Question Paper:

Code H-series NEET 2019 Biology Question Paper:

We hope candidates will find this article helpful in analyzing NEET previous year question paper. Check out the links provided above to view the pattern of questions and plan your preparation accordingly. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho to get more updates on NEET 2022.

Good Luck!

FAQs

Are all the questions compulsory in NEET Biology paper?

Students must know that Section A comprising 35 questions in NEET Biology paper is compulsory but Section B requires candidates to attempt only 10 out of 15 questions.

Is NEET Biology paper based on NCERT?

Yes, NEET question paper is predominantly based on NCERT, which is why aspirants are advised to thoroughly read the chapters and concepts from these books. Nearly 90% of the questions are NCERT-centric.

Where can I access NEET Biology 2021 papers?

Candidates can access NEET Biology 2021 papers from the NEET UG exam page on CollegeDekho website, or click on the direct link provided in the article above.

Is solving NEET previous question paper enough to prepare for Biology?

Solving previous question papers will certainly help you fetch good marks in NEET Biology 2022, but along with that, taking mock tests and regular revisions are also recommended.

Are questions repeated in NEET?

Although the chances of exact questions being repeated are low, aspirants can expect questions based on similar concepts in NEET 2022. That is why going through the previous year's question papers is strongly advised. 

NEET Previous Year Question Paper

NEET 2016 Question paper

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