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Best books for NEET 2018 Preparation

Last Updated - February 16, 2018

NEET preparation is getting more difficult because of changing pattern of questions. So a good preparation can only be done with the help of good books which gives you right guidance to understand the concepts. Therefore be cautious in selecting the books.

Go for the latest edition of the books and ensure that they follow latest exam pattern. The sample papers and questions must be according to the latest pattern and trends. The best books to prepare for NEET are NCERT Books.

It is advisable to not go for too many books at a time. Stick to the best book and prepare accordingly. Make sure your books have solved- unsolved sample papers and previous year question papers.

Best books to crack NEET

Books act as a mentor, so they become important components of NEET preparation. The first and foremost thing that comes to any student’s mind is preparation books. The book stalls are occupied with thousands of books for every exam; however, aspirants must refer to the best book for their exam preparation. Below is the list of recommended books by toppers and best coaching institutes for NEET for Chemistry, Biology, and Physics which medical aspirants can follow to excel in NEET Exam.

Best Biology books to crack NEET 2018

NCERT is the best book to prepare biology for NEET 2018 as well as for any exam. It is mandatory for Candidates who are willing to qualify NEET with a good score, to read and learn each and every section of the NCERT textbooks for Biology. Nowadays question from morphology and physiology comes frequently so applicants should give importance to the topics like morphology and physiology.

Candidates can also refer the book by Dr. Ali, a question bank for biology. This book contains questions from every section of the NCERT biology textbook. Candidates should practice and revise simultaneously. The best NEET study materials for Biology are mentioned here.

  • NCERT (Textbook) Biology (Class 11 & 12) - NCERT is a boon to NEET preparation. If you consider biology about 75 out of 90 questions are directly from NCERT only and that accounts for 300 marks of 360 totals.
  • Trueman’s Biology – both the volumes i.e. Vol1 & Vol 2
  • Dinesh Objective Biology
  • SC Verma Biology books
  • Biology Books by Pradeep’s Publications
  • Biology by GRB Bathla’s Publications

Best Chemistry books to crack NEET 2018

Chemistry includes three sections which are physical chemistry, organic chemistry, and inorganic chemistry. NCERT textbook for chemistry should always be given preference over any book. As Physical chemistry is full of numerical this essentially requires a candidate’s attention and practice. To practice numerical problems, the applicant can go with any recommended books for NEET chemistry.

  • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Physical Chemistry by P. Bahadur
  • Narendra Awasthi - Balaji publication
  • NCERT (Textbook) Chemistry – Class 11 & 12

Questions from organic are asked at a higher frequency so, this an unavoidable portion which has more weight-age & a golden portion of the marks. Every named reaction is important. Candidates should learn and understand the mechanisms thoroughly. Candidates might get direct questions on topics related to the mechanism. Books of Organic chemistry for NEET preparation are given below.

Memory-based questions make the inorganic chemistry, a scoring topic in the exam so candidates just need to revise them. For the preparation of inorganic chemistry, NCERT textbooks are sufficient. Recommended books for NEET inorganic chemistry are listed here.

Best Physics books to crack NEET 2018:

Physics demands a clear understanding of concepts. Clarity of concepts is necessary for a candidate before practicing the questions. Hence, good reference books can make the way easier. Few of the best books for NEET physics are named below.

  • Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma, for keeping your concept crystal clear
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker (For optics, waves, and electromagnetism)
  • D. C. Pandey Objective Physics both IIT and medical one (if an aspirant want to solve tough and tricky questions he/she should go for IIT one)
  • Problems in General Physics by I. E. Irodov
  • NCERT (Textbook) Physics – Class 11 & 12
  • Objective Physics by Pramod Agarwal (For practicing problems in mechanics and rotational dynamics.
  • Coaching modules ( Aakash or Allen)- solve previous year questions of NEET and JEE mains( toppers solve JEE advance questions sometimes)

Objective NCERT at Fingertips for NEET by MTG can be used to sharpen the exam preparation by candidates.

Chapterwise Books for Physics​

  • Richard Lectures on Physics: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation and Heat (Vol- I)
  • Richard F. Lectures on Physics: Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter( Vol- II)
  • Lectures on Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Vol– III)

Objective Books for Chemistry

  • Paperback by R K Gupta, Vol 1 Objective Chemistry
  • Chemistry by MTG Editorial Board- Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips
  • Objective Chemistry for AIIMS / AIPMT and Other PMT’s by MTG Editorial Board

Practice Papers:

There is no alternative to practice, so candidates must have to solve mock test -

  • (2011-16 Solved Papers + 10 Mock Papers) Target NEET/AIPMT
  • 11 Years CBSE AIPMT & NEET Solved Papers 2006-2016
  • NEET 10 Practice Sets of any good publication.

For Physics

  1. Mechanics part-1&2 by D.C.Pandey – for preparation of kinematics.
  2. Understanding Physics & Advanced Waves & Thermodynamics by DC   Pandey- for preparation of wave and thermodynamics.
  3. Understanding Physics Electricity and Magnetism by DC Pandey- for preparation of electromagnetism.

For Chemistry

  1. NCERT books, chemistry by O.P Tandon (Organic Chemistry), University Chemistry by Bruce Mahan – for preparation of physical chemistry.
  2. Organic chemistry by Solomons is perfect for exam preparation.
  3. JD Lee inorganic chemistry is concise and covers NEET essentials.

Strategy For NEET

Undoubtedly, NCERT books have no substitute for NEET exam. Yet, with NCERT books, the candidate needs to be aware of these things:

  • Since NEET is an objective type paper, students need to practice MCQs. The above-mentioned references books are very important for NEET exam preparing students to go through that contain sufficient objective type questions.
  • Applicants must solve enough of previous year sample papers to get a complete idea of the pattern, type and the way questions are framed in NEET.
  • Further, there is an online method of studying which is better than just studying from books.



Rishita Nankani

Best coaching institute in ajmer for preparing neet .and what about the criteria for getting admission in mbbs through payment seat in jln medical college

23 Apr, 2018 01:44
Akansha Expert

Hi Rishita Nankani, Please go to this link for Institute for NEET Exam: Institute for NEET . For Admission in MBBS from JLN Medical college please check this link too: MBBS Admission criteria and Fee Structure .

23 Apr, 2018 11:12
Anadya Jaiswal

What will be the cut off for OBC candidates in neet 2018

21 Apr, 2018 12:08
Akansha Expert

Hi Anadya Jaiswal, To get the OBC category cutoff of NEET 2018 please check this link: Neet cutoff link .

21 Apr, 2018 16:29
shivam prabhakar

Plz inform neet cutoff of OBC student

20 Apr, 2018 22:40
Akansha Expert

Hi Shivam Prabhakar, To get the OBC category cutoff of NEET 2018 please check this link: neet cutoff link .

21 Apr, 2018 18:12
manasa taddi

how many marks should be scored for neet for bc this year 2018

08 Apr, 2018 12:44
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Manasa, To get information about the NEET score through this link: NEET Cutoff List.

08 Apr, 2018 14:25
Ranjeeth lahari

what may be cutoff marks for NEET for SC this year 2018..?

06 Apr, 2018 08:28
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Ranjeeth, You get information about NEET Cutoff for Sc students through this link: NEET Cutoff List

06 Apr, 2018 12:35
Sharuk Khan

Is there any document other than PRC which will be applicable in Assam neet counselling

29 Mar, 2018 19:31
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Sharuk Khan, To get information regarding the Assam NEET Counseling by this link: NEET Information

30 Mar, 2018 12:54
sk nehayet

Please inform me your coaching centre in Kolkata.

29 Mar, 2018 19:27
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Sk Nehayet, All the centers in Kolkata are fully equipped to provide best NEET coaching to the aspirants. The top institutes in this region are listed below:

  1. Aakash Institute
  2. Bhatia Medical Coaching Institute
  3. Abharav Education
  4. Singh Vision Classes
  5. Dreamz Education Centre
  6. New Age Knowledge Solutions Ltd
  7. Takshyashila
  8. C. Tutorial
  9. Leapbig Education
  10. Toppers Academy

30 Mar, 2018 13:02
Manmath Sethi

Please clarify whether wards of Bank employees are eligible for Punjab MBBS admission

15 Mar, 2018 21:13
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Manmath, NEET is compulsory for the MBBS program. To get more information about the Eligibility Criteria of NEET through this link: NEET Eligibility Criteria.

23 Mar, 2018 15:26
Siddhita Bankar

What type of photo is required n is it mandatory to have white background in photo

14 Mar, 2018 22:02
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Siddhita, You get information about the Photo specifications through this link: Photo Specifications.

22 Mar, 2018 12:00
In Search Of Justice

Sir what's the obc reservation in assam medical mbbs 2018

13 Mar, 2018 21:59
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Sir, You get information about the OBC Reservation of NEET through this link: NEET Reservation

20 Mar, 2018 15:15

I asked about state qouta reservation

29 Mar, 2018 23:09
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Jahirul, Reservation for Seats Other than All India Quota

  • Merit List will be released by the state based on candidates’ All India Rank.
  • Under the state quota, 85% of the seats are filled through state counseling conducted separately by each state/Union Territory.
  • Candidates must contact their respective state counseling authority to know the dates and procedure for the same.

For more details please check the given link: NEET Reservation Details

30 Mar, 2018 12:07
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