Which are the Best Reference Books for NEET 2017 Preparation?

According to Supreme Court’s decision, NEET will be the only exam that will work as an entry pass for the admission to MBBS and BDS undergraduate courses. The decision has scrapped all other private/state-level medical entrance examinations for admission.

So, now if you are planning for a career in medical field in India, you need to crack NEET Undergraduate exam with good marks. But now the question is how to prepare for NEET?

The first step towards a good preparation is selecting the right reference books for exam preparation. In this article, Team StudMonk brings you a list of reference books that one should refer for NEET 2017 Preparation.

Best Reference Books for NEET Preparation

NEET/AIPMT is the most important examination for candidates aspiring to be a doctor. With a number a books available in the market, students often finds it difficult while picking the right option. Most end up choosing the wrong book. Therefore, select your reference books for NEET with utmost care.

Books for NEET Preparation

NCERT textbooks should be the first choice to prepare for NEET 2017 undergraduate exam. It comprises of concepts and ample amount of questions for practice. In fact, studying through NCERT will give you an excellent problem solving experience and help you in time management for NEET 2017 preparation. Why NCERT Books should be referred for NEET?

  • Contains easy to understand language
  • Covers basics and fundamentals on all topics of PCB
  • Comprises of diagram based questions
  • Questions from NCERT Books are generally asked in the final exam

    Best Books for NEET Preparation

    Best Books for NEET Preparation ||Source: Sanfrancisco Travel

Other than NCERT books, you can refer the following best books for NEET preparation:

Best Books for NEET Physics

Below are some of the best books for NEET preparation under Physics section.

Sr. No. Theory + Objective
1 Concepts of Physics Volume I and II by H.C. Verma – Recommended
2 Fundamentals of Physics, by Halliday, Resnik and Walker
3 New Simplified Physics: A Reference Book for Class XI and XII by S.L Arora

Listed below are the chapter-wise Physics books to prepare for NEET 2017

Sr. No. Chapter wise Books for Physics (NEET 2017)
1 Physics for JEE Advanced Electrostatics and Current Electricity by B.M. Sharma
2 The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation and Heat ( Volume I )
3 The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter ( Volume II )
4 The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Volume – III )
5 Physics for JEE (Advanced): Optics & Modern Physics (English)1st Edition by D.C Pandey

Given below are the recommended books to study objective and numerical section in Physics

Sr. No. Chapter wise Books for Physics (NEET 2017)
1 Trueman’s Objective Physics for Medical / Engg. Entrance Examinations
2 Problems in General Physics (Latest Edition) by I.E. Irodov
3 Objective Physics for Medical Entrances Examinations (Volume I and II)  4th Edition

Best Books for NEET Chemistry

Following are the best books for NEET Chemistry subject.

Sr. No. Reference Books (Physical + Organic + Inorganic)
1 Modern’s ABC of Chemistry for class 11th and 12th ( Volume I and II )
2 New Pattern Chemistry (IIT JEE) (English) 6th Edition by R.K Gupta

Given below are the Chemistry books for numerical and objective type questions.

Sr. No. Numerical/Objective Chemistry Reference Books
1 Objective Chemistry for Medical Entrances (Volume 1) (English) 5th Edition
2 Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips Chemistry (Class 11 + 12) (English)

Listed below are the best reference books for Physical Chemistry for NEET.

Sr. No. Physical Chemistry Reference Books
1 Concepts of Physical Chemistry For JEE (English) 8th Edition By P. Bahadur
2 A Textbook Of Physical Chemistry For Competitions For JEE & All Other Engineering Entrance Exams

Following are the best reference books for NEET Physical Chemistry.

Sr. No. Organic Chemistry Reference Books
1 A New Pattern Textbook of Organic Chemistry for Competitions (English) 16 Edition By O.P Tandon
2 Organic Chemistry for the JEE (English) 7th Edition by  Robert Neilson Boyd
3 A Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry (English) 6th Edition by Peter Sykes

Given are the reference books for Inorganic Chemistry section for NEET.

Sr. No. Inorganic Chemistry Reference Books
1 A New Pattern Text Book Of Inorganic Chemistry For Competitions By O.P Tandon
2 Concise Inorganic Chemistry (English) 5th Edition By J.D Lee

Best Books for NEET Biology

Below are the best preparation books for NEET Biology section.

Sr. No. Biology Theory Books
1 Trueman’s Elementary Biology, Vol I and II (English) 27th Edition
2 Exploring Biology for Medical Entrances (Volume I and II) (English) 5th Edition

Know the best reference book to study Objective Biology.

Sr. No. Objective Biology
1 NCERT Xtract – Objective Biology for Class 11 & 12, AIPMT, AIIMS, JIPMER, BHU, AMU, State PMTs 2nd Edition
2 Trueman’s Objective Biology for Medical Entrance Examinations (Set of 2 Vols) (English) 2017 Edition

The above books for NEET preparation are just for reference. However, NCERT is considered as the best book for NEET preparation.

Some useful tips for NEET Preparation

  • Start your NEET 2017 preparation as early as possible
  • Know and understand the syllabus completely before start preparing
  • Have conceptual clarity from NCERT books before studying through any other book
  • Make sure your basics are clear and strong
  • Ask and clarify your doubts the moment it arrives; don’t delay.

All the best!

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10 replies
  1. j
    j says:

    resnick halliday is not important..for books you should refer to the 2 videos on aipmt preparation by dr. roman saini on youtube

    • monksays
      monksays says:

      Hi Jyoti,
      We appreciate your feedback. We will incorporate your suggestion in our article. Keep visiting our blog and share your expertise with us. Thanks! 🙂


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