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NEET 2022 Biology Study Plan: Preparation Strategy, Timetable, Chapter Wise Weightage

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: April 20, 2022 06:26 pm IST | NEET

Check detailed preparation strategy and study plan for NEET 2022 Biology along with the chapter-wise weightage and preparation tips.

NEET 2022 Biology Study Plan: Preparation Strategy, Timetable, Chapter Wise Weightage

NEET 2022 Biology is a combination of the Class 11 and 12 syllabus. While the aspirants need to give equal emphasis to the Class 11 & 12 Biology syllabus, it is also important to analyze the chapter-wise weightage so that the preparation can be planned accordingly. The Biology section of NEET 2022 consists of two subjects Botany and Zoology with 50 questions from each. The Section A of each subject consists of 35 questions and Section B consists of 15 questions. From Section B, the candidates will have an option to answer 10 questions out of 15. Before planning the exam preparation, it is important to be thorough with the NEET 2022 syllabus. Here is the detailed study plan and preparation strategy for NEET 2022 Biology that might help you to prepare for the exam without hassle.

NEET 2022 Biology Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for NEET 2022 Biology is as follows –

Total Number of Sections

2 (Section A & B)

Total Number of Questions from Botany

50

Total Number of Questions from Zoology

50

Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks for each correct attempt
  • -1 for each wrong attempt

Total Marks (Botany + Zoology)

360

Division of NEET 2022 Biology Syllabus

As the Biology syllabus of NEET 2022 is a combination of Class 11 & 12 syllabus, the division of the syllabus is as follows –

Class

Name of the Chapters

Class 11

  • Diversity in the Living World
  • Structural Organization in Plants and Animals
  • Cell: Structure & Functions
  • Plant Physiology
  • Human Physiology

Class 12

  • Reproduction
  • Genetics & Evolution
  • Biology in Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology
  • Ecology

From the above table, it is clear that an aspirant will have to cover 5 chapters each from the Class 11 and 12 Biology syllabus. Basis this, the study plan needs to be prepared accordingly.

How to Start Preparation for NEET 2022 Biology?

Before starting the preparation/ revising the syllabus for NEET 2022 Biology, estimate the number of days left for the exam. If you are planning to prepare for the exam in 90/ 60/ 30 days, make sure that with a short-term preparation strategy, only the revision of the syllabus can be possible. Learning new concepts can be possible only through a long-term study plan.

Number of Days for Preparation

Strategy

365 days (1 Year)

Learning new concepts, making detailed notes for each topic in the chapter, practising at least 4-5 practice tests/ previous papers in a week, error identification and re-revision/ preparation

180 days (6 Months)

Learning new concepts, making short notes for each topic, practising at least 2-3 mock test/ practice tests in a week, error identification and re-revision

90 days (3 Months)

Major focus on revision of all chapters thoroughly, practising 5-6 mock tests/ practice tests in a week/ making short notes of important points, a few new topics can be learnt (if any)

60 Days (2 Months)

Only revision, short notes preparation, practice tests, less emphasis should be given to learning new concepts

30 Days (1 Month)

Revision and practice – Learning new concepts in 30 days is practically not possible

Also Check:NEET Previous Years Question Papers

NEET 2022 Biology 90 Days (3 Months) Study Plan

Candidates aspiring to prepare for NEET 2022 Biology in 90 days must note that aggressive revision of topics and memorizing important aspects from each topic are important. On the other hand, it is important to note that equal emphasis must be given to Chemistry and Physics as well. The detailed 90-day study plan for NEET 2022 Biology is as follows –

Total No. of Chapters to Prepare/ Revise

10 (5 from Class 11 & 12)

Average Number of Days Required to Prepare One Chapter**

7 Days (1 Week)

Total Number of Days Required to Revise all Chapters

70 Days

Number of Suggested Practice Papers Required to Practice in a Week

5-6

Total Number of Days Left for Error Identification and Re-Revision

20 Days

 **One chapter per week has been suggested considering the number of sub-topics that are there in every chapter. As the students need to equally focus on Chemistry and Physics as well, one chapter from Biology in a week can be revised.

NEET 2022 Biology 60 Days (2 Months) Study Plan

Practically, if you are preparing for NEET in 60 days, make sure that there is less scope for learning new concepts. More emphasis has to be given to the revision of the syllabus, memorizing important concepts and mock test practice. The detailed 60-day study plan for NEET 2022 Biology is as follows –

Total No. of Chapters to Revise

10 (5 from Class 11 & 12)

Average Number of Days Required to Revise One Chapter

4 Days

Total Number of Days Required to Revise all Chapters**

40 Days

Number of Suggested Practice Papers Required to Practice in a Week

5-6

Total Number of Days Left for Error Identification (through practice tests) and Re-Revision

20 Days

**One chapter revision per week has been suggested considering the number of sub-topics present in each chapter. On the other, equal focus and time should be given to revising Physics and Chemistry syllabus as well.

NEET 2022 Biology 30 Days (1 Month) Study Plan

One month study plan is practically not possible for a bigger exam like NEET, but 30 days are good to practice a lot of mock tests, old question papers, memorizing important concepts, revising short notes etc.

Total No. of Chapters to Revise

10 (5 from Class 11 & 12)

Average Number of Days Required to Revise One Chapter

1 Day

Total Number of Days Required to Revise all Chapters**

10 Days

Number of Suggested Practice Papers Required to Practice in a Week

6

Total Number of Days Left for Error Identification (through practice tests) and Re-Revision

20 Days

**In this case, one whole chapter revision has to be wrapped up in a day as you will have to equally give enough time for Physics and Chemistry.

NEET 2022 Biology Chapter Wise Weightage (Class 11 Syllabus)

The chapter-wise weightage of NEET 2022 Biology for Class 11 Syllabus is as follows –

Name of the Chapter

Expected Number of Questions

Diversity in the Living World

9

Structural Organization in Plants and Animals

5

Cell Structure & Functions

10

Plant Physiology

10

Human Physiology

10

Total

44

NEET 2022 Biology Chapter-Wise Weightage (Class 12 Syllabus)

The chapter-wise weightage of NEET 2022 Biology on the basis of the Class 12 syllabus is as follows –

Name of the Chapter

Expected Number of Questions

Reproduction

10

Genetics & Evolution

12

Biology in Human Welfare

5

Biotechnology

7

Ecology

10

Total

44

NEET 2022 Biology Preparation Tips

Here are some of the suggestive preparation tips for NEET 2022 Biology –

  • While revising the syllabus, it is important to make short notes of important concepts so that it would help you with memorizing things and last minute revision
  • Make sure that you should not miss the preparation flow and regular revision or preparation is important to achieve a good score in NEET
  • Make sure that all the chapters and revised/ prepared before the exam as there will be questions from all chapters in the exam
  • Make sure that no new concepts are touched 30 days before the exam as it will hamper your existing preparation plan
  • Practice a good number of practice tests and old question papers. Make sure that the identification of gap areas is important so that you can re-revise the concept accordingly
  • Give more emphasis to chapters in which you feel that you are not thorough or perfect

Also Check: NEET 2022 Subject/ Chapter-Wise Weightage

We hope that the above study plan for NEET 202 Biology is helpful. Keep visiting CollegeDekho for the latest Education News & exam updates.

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