Get better with NEET 2018 with good YouTube channels

Last Updated - March 10 2018

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET is the most-sought-after medical exam for medical candidates. Earlier, NEET was referred to as the All India Pre Medical Test commonly known as AIPMT. The exam is organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education to offer admissions to medical courses such as MBBS/ BDS in a government or private medical colleges in India.

Being the biggest entrance exam, NEET 2017 witnessed more than 6 lacs participation. Listed below are quick facts concerned with the national level examination: With such a large number of students writing the test for limited seats, the competition is brutal! Therefore, most students miss their chance because they underestimate the difficulty level and competition of the test.

  • For every accurate response, 4 marks are given. 1 mark will be deducted.
  • It is a pen paper based test
  • NEET Exam Format has a total of 4 sections, each of these sections has 45 questions and carries 180 marks each.
  • There are 180 multiple choice questions with one accurate response to be marked by the aspirant on the OMR sheet.
  • The aspirants can choose the language of the test booklet while filling up the application form. 
  • Period of the exam is 3 hours. Timings will be from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM.
  • CBSE prepares NEET Syllabus under the guidance of Medical Council of India.

Aspirants preparing for NEET required to fasten their belts and gear up for the competition with little extra effort. Apart from the basic traditional methods of study, aspirants can opt for new day technology that is, pursuing via YouTube channels among many other options available.

In this article, we will explore other educational resources that will help you in preparing for NEET 2018.

NEET 2018 Highlights Table

Every year the examination is organized in the month of May. Tabulated below are the tentative dates of NEET 2018:

Online Application Start DateDecember 2017 
Registration of Application Form Last DateJanuary 2018 
NEET Exam DateMay 2018
Results Releasement NEET 2018June 2018
Counseling Start DateJune 2018

NEET 2018 Additional Sources of Education

As mentioned earlier, the article will introduce you to YouTube channels that help your preparation via modes other than your regular NEET study material.

Although most of us prefer the traditional methods of pursuing i.e books, notes etc., it has been establishing that video learning has benefits of its own which in the long run may actually be superior compared to book learning.

Benefits of Video Learning

  1. Accessible anytime, anywhere

Video learning is a tool that can help you learn or even complete your doubts on any topic, anytime and anywhere as video learning is accessible to us with just a single touch of our mobile screens. It doesn’t matter where you are, if you have Wi-Fi, you can get online tutorials.

  1. To the point

Since video tutorials uploaded have to be for a limited duration of time, video learning is short and to the point. Video learning is faster than learning from other sources! Imagine a situation where you required to learn something in a very short duration of time and there is no one around to help you, no one will aid you like video tutorials because explanations in books tend to be tedious and lengthy.

  1. Cost-effective

Compared to buying books or taking a course in person, video tutorials are cheaper as we all know. Even though there are websites that ask for money for learning courses, there are thousands of websites which offer the same knowledge for free.

  1. Fast forward

In today's world where time is of great essence, video learning gives us the option of fast forwarding. Now, in this scenario, if you are in an actual class, you have to sit via the entire lecture just to understand the last step of the problem but in video learning, you can fast forward via the topics you are already through with and skip to the part which confuses you. You know all the steps except the last one. For example, you have a doubt about a mathematical problem. This advantage should be utilized by us all.

  1. Trouble-free

Video tutorials are very easy to find. All you have to go is search the keywords and you will instantly find the video you require. Anyone with internet reach can find them.

These are just handful of the many benefits of video learning. Due to the visual benefit, Aspirants are able to retain the video and learning more as compared to the learning from textbooks. YouTube video learning channels offer different benefits for the ease of the users. They are most often than not user-friendly and offers the better understanding of the course.

YouTube Channels List

Now let us see a few YouTube channels that will help you prepare for your NEET 2018.

  1. Unacademy


Unacademy is the number one YouTube Channel for competitive exams. It is the largest free education initiative in India. This website has a high-quality educational video which will available to everyone for free, all you required to do is create an account and you can get started.

Unacademy is co-established by Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini, Hemesh Singh and Sachin Gupta. In YouTube, they are the top educational channel in India with over 46 million video views and 563,000 subscribers.

  1. Khan Academy

This website is widely famous among students who study for any kind of competitive exams. This channel is free as well. The mission of Khan Academy is "to offer a world-class education for anyone, anywhere."

It was created in 2006 by the educator Salman Khan. This YouTube channel covers every topic and is very helpful for students who will attempt exams such as NEET 2018. They have about 1,254,215,641 views and 3.3 million subscribers.

  1. Exam Fear

ExamFearEducation is one of India's best non-profitable Education Platform. The channel has more than 5,600 educational video lessons on Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Biology & English, Medical Entrance Exam videos and Science experiments for Class 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12 with concepts & tricks never explained so well before.

It started in 2011 and they have about 110,285,848 views and 345k subscribers.

  1. Toppr

Toppr is an after-school learning app for K12 students. It is known for its best lectures for JEE and NEET candidates. The award-winning Toppr platform leverages 4 methods of learning which help every student to have a clear understanding of the topics.

They started on Aug 26, 2014 and has 2,685,133 views with around 16k subscribers.

  1. iProfIndia

It is one of the websites that help the students with videos that are aimed at preparing students for NEET, JEE, the school and board examinations. 

It started on July 18, 2012 and presently as 1,681,380 views with 8,754 subscribers.

All of the above-mentioned websites are great sources to learn from and prepare for your NEET 2018 exams. Consistency in preparation is the key. We hope this article was useful to you.

Exam Format for NEET 2018

NEET Exam Format is prescribed by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). The exam is organized in offline mode to shortlist candidates for medical programs. The paper format of NEET describes the complete syllabus, subject-wise marking scheme, distribution of marks, time period and alike.

No changes have been notified in this years’ NEET Exam Format. NEET exam has 180 questions of MCQ type and students are given 3 hours to clear their papers.

The question paper comprises sections from

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology (Botany and Zoology)

There are total 10 Languages that you can choose from the test booklet while filling up NEET Application Form. Apart from Hindi and English, there is an option available for 8 other vernacular languages. 

NEET Exam Format has the total of 4 sections, each of these sections has 45 questions and carries 180 marks each. Therefore, the clear 180 questions carry a total of 720 marks.

Syllabus for NEET 2018

NEET Syllabus is completely based on of 11th and 12th standard subjects. The syllabus is made under the guidance of Medical Council of India and CBSE prepares the clear NEET Syllabus. The students can download the entire syllabus from the official website.

Important topics for each section of the exam is as follows:

  • NEET Syllabus for Physics

For performing well in this section, aspirants must be thorough with all the chapters in their 11th and 12th standard syllabus, such as Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Optics, Present Electricity, Atom and Nuclei, Work, Energy, and Power to name a few.

  • NEET Syllabus for Chemistry

Just as physics, the chemistry syllabus are also the chapters from the 11th and 12th standard. Topics such as Structure of Atom, Surface Chemistry, Solid state, Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry and more are covered in this section.

  • NEET Syllabus for Biology

Zoology and Botany can be grouped together as they fall under Biology. This section has questions concerned with Plant Physiology, Human Physiology, Cell Structure and Function, Reproductive System, Genetics and Evolution to name a few. All these topics are covered in 11th and 12th Standard books.

Apart from the basic preparation books, aspirants can also rely on exercise test to polish their learning and clear their preparation.

One of the websites that can help you prepare better is

It is very useful for aspirants on the last step of their preparation as it lets you test your knowledge chapter-wise which further helps you judge which chapters are your weak and strong areas. Hence, Aspirants can put extra effort on weak areas and nourish the strong ones to score well in NEET 2018.

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