NEET is scheduled for 5th May 2019. As lakhs of students gear-up for this highly competitive exam, it’s important that you have a well-structured plan in order to get top AIR. With just 3 months left to go, now is the time to get through with your NEET 2019 preparation and the syllabus.
In the last few years, if you observe the pattern of NEET question papers and the weightage of scores per topics, the difficulty level of Biology has considerably risen. So be sure to plan a complete schedule of the way you want to prepare this subject, otherwise, it might be tough to complete the syllabus on time.
Know NEET 2019 syllabus well
As per NEET Biology syllabus, here are the important focus areas for NEET 2019 –
- Cell Biology
- Ecology and Environment
- Basics of Biotechnology
- Reproduction and Physiology of Plants and Animals
Botany is an important sub-section of Biology and to prepare this subject, you must first know the important topics, their weightage, and sources that must be used for your preparation. All the topics are mandatory but if you are running short of time, it is advisable to start with the topics that carry higher weightage – like Plant Physiology and Ecology.
To help you with your plans, here is the chapter-wise weightage of the Botany sections that will be covered in NEET 2019:
|Chapter Unit||Number of Questions||Total Marks||Weightage Percentage|
|Population Growth Model||1||4||2%|
|Mendal’s Selected Characters||1||4||2%|
|Molecular Basis of Inheritance||6||24||12%|
|Morphology of flowering plants||1||4||2%|
|Mineral Nutrition-Biological Nitrogen Fixation||1||4||2%|
|Plant Growth and Development||1||4||2%|
|Water Transport- Water Potential||1||4||2%|
|Reproduction in Flowering Plant||5||20||10%|
Get the right NEET study materials
Choosing the right study materials for Botany can get a little confusing. But with help from experts, you can always get the best ones. You can also seek assistance for your studies online where you can get guidance from experts anytime anywhere.
Further, you should also make sure that you get only required study material from the right resources. Though it is said that more is good, but not always; especially when you are looking for the study material to prepare for competitive exams. In this case, you should cover only the best and limited study material that might include books, e-Books, recorded video lectures and online classes by experienced faculty.
Focus on your weaker areas
Botany can get confusing as you prepare for NEET 2019. While you may be strong with certain topics, you might find you are a bit weak with others. Let this not discourage you. Online NEET coaching can be of great help if you need to improve quickly. With Aakash iTutor, you can strengthen your preparation by watching recorded video lectures that quickly and comprehensively cover all the most important points for study. It also lets you play, pause or replay the videos at your convenience, serving as your best source of self-study for NEET 2019.
Practice with mock test papers
A major challenge of NEET is the time limit. You have to complete the set of 180 questions within 3 hours, which means you can ideally give only 1 minute per question. Time management is a skill that you need to master for this exam. You can do it by practising with NEET test series and mock papers – online or offline.
If you are looking for online practice tests, Aakash PracTest can be a good choice. You can regularly practice, analyze and improve your performance with different online NEET tests including Daily Practice Tests, Mock Tests, and Previous Years Papers.
Aakash Digital is the online platform where you can get all the required online support such as lectures by experienced teachers, doubt resolution, mock tests and analysis reports by the teachers for improvement in your preparation.
Consider the above tips and practice well for the next 4 months, and you’ll be sure to ace the exam. Good luck!