Preparation Tips and Books to Refer for NEET Exam 2017


Do you dream of becoming a successful doctor so that you could help people one day? If yes, then to fulfill your dreams, the best way to do that is to take the National Eligibility come Entrance Test, more popularly known as NEET.

NEET is a one tier exam held for the candidates who are pursuing a successful career in the field of medical science. It is through NEET that the candidates can get into undergraduate courses such as MBBS and BDS and postgraduate courses such as MD and MDS in the elite medical institutions across the country.

Are you planning to crack NEET 2017? There are innumerable books and study materials available in the market which offer the complete content required to crack NEET 2017. Most people think that having more resources implies higher chances of cracking NEET. But, this is not true.

For any competitive exam, it is more important to have a complete understanding of topics rather than just superficial knowledge of all the issues. You would have heard the saying, “Jack of all trades is master of none.” In the quest of choosing the right books, candidates often find themselves struggling with different books thereby leading them to confusion resulting in failure, despite their rigorous efforts and sincerity. Through this article, we aim to clear all the doubts of the students regarding the books that should be referred for the preparation of NEET 2017.

For a complete understanding, the following books will help you in cracking NEET 2017.


For most of the candidates, Physics seem to be a tougher subject when compared to others, since it requires more numerical and conceptual approach. Since most of the syllabus for NEET is covered in NCERT, therefore, NCERT books must be the first thing that a candidate should prepare. Also, the candidates must also refer to competition based books and books which involve higher order thinking. The following books can be referred for this purpose

Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma (Highly recommended)
Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker
Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
Objective NCERT at your fingertips by MTG
The Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. I (Mechanics. Radiation and Heat)
The Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. II (For Electromagnetism)
The Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. I (Quantum Mechanics)


Chemistry requires a lot of patience and memorizing certain topics cannot be escaped. For the chemistry section, apart from NCERT books, you can refer to,

Physical Chemistry for Medical Entrance by OP Tandon
Books of Arihant Publications;
Organic Chemistry – Peter Sykes;
Organic Chemistry – M. S. Chauhan;
Organic Chemistry – Morrison and Boyd.
Concise Inorganic Chemistry – J. D. Lee
Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations – R. C. Mukherjee (for practice)



Biology section which constitutes half of the questions of NEET exam should be studied thoroughly and preferably through good competition books such as:

11th and 12th NCERT textbooks
Trueman’s Elementary Biology Volume – I and Volume – II
NEET Guide for Biology by MTG
Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips for NEET
Books by T.L Rayar
AC Dutta for Botany

The books mentioned above may help you smoothen your preparation process and pave your way to success. Along with these books, if you follow the methods given below, it will not only make NEET Preparation easier and organized for you but will also help you to crack it.

  • Make proper notes and flashcards while studying from these books as it will prevent you from going through the book again and again.
  • After finishing every topic make it a habit of solving MCQ’s on it as it will give you an idea of your understanding of the topic.
  • Focus on solving as many mock papers as possible and learn to evaluate yourself and rectify the mistakes.
  • Quality matters above quantity. Perfect what you already know, make sure all your doubts are cleared in those areas and then move on to other topics.
  • Emphasize more on the important and frequently asked topics.
  • A strict schedule cannot be compromised on. Keep to a strict regime and wake up early rather than staying up late, since studies have shown that we retain more when we study in the initial hours at the break of the day.
  • And most importantly take good care of your health and stay active.

Remember that success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. So, if you want to crack NEET 2017 make sure to fulfill each day’s worth by completing the little targets you set for yourself every day. Follow the books mentioned above for NEET preparation. Once you go through the concepts and practice questions from these books, you will have a firm grip on the topics. You will start scoring high as well.

Apart from this, if you need a thorough understanding of various topics and exhaustive knowledge of different shortcuts you can buy Byju’s study material and watch Byju’s videos for NEET examination. These videos will cover all the topics in the most detailed manner and will also provide you with a colossal of tricks for you to manage your time in the most efficient way.