NEET 2018 Preparation Best books

Last Updated - February 17 2018

NEET preparation is getting more difficult because of changing the format 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 format. The sample papers and questions must be according to the latest format and trends. The best books to prepare for NEET are NCERT Books.

It is recommended 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 earlier year question papers.

Best books to crack NEET 2018

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

Best Biology books for NEET 2018

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

Aspirants 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. The best NEET study materials for Biology are mentioned here. Aspirants should exercise and revise simultaneously.

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

Best Chemistry books for NEET 2018

Chemistry comprises 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 an aspirant’s attention and exercise. To exercise numerical problems, the participant can go with any advisable books for NEET chemistry.

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

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. Aspirants should learn and understand the mechanisms thoroughly. Every named reaction is important. Aspirants might get direct questions on topics concerned with the mechanism. Books of Organic chemistry for NEET preparation are given below.

  • Organic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry Objective by Arihant (for practicing problems)
  • NCERT Textbook of  Chemistry – Class 11 & 12
  • Pearson’s Organic Chemistry  (For reaction mechanisms)

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

  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry – especially advisable for chemical bonding topic.
  • Inorganic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon

Best Physics books for NEET 2018:

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

  • NCERT (Textbook) Physics – Class 11 & 12
  • Objective Physics by Pramod Agarwal (For practicing problems in mechanics and rotational dynamics.
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, and Walker (For optics, waves, and electromagnetism)
  • D. C. Pandey Objective Physics both IIT and medical one (if a candidate seeking to solve tough and tricky questions he/she should go for IIT one)
  • Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma, for keeping your concept crystal complete
  • Problems in General Physics by I. E. Irodov
  • Coaching modules ( Aakash or Allen)- solve earlier 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 aspirants.


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


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

Exercise Papers:

There is no alternative to exercise, so aspirants must have to solve mock test -

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

Books Preference by NEET Toppers

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.


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

  • Since NEET is an objective type paper, students required to exercise MCQs. The above-mentioned references books are very important for NEET exam preparing students to go via that contain sufficient objective type questions.
  • Participants must solve enough of earlier year sample papers to get a clear idea of the format, type and the way questions are framed in NEET.
  • Further, there is an online mode of pursuing which is better than just pursuing from books.

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