Test Providers Syllabus Books Exams   My Account

NEET Botany: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Preparation Tips & FAQs

Are you searching for the syllabus of CBSE NEET (Botany)? Here you will get the latest syllabus for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam. It will surely help you in the effective preparation of Botany section of NEET. This exam will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The syllabus given below is based on the latest pattern of the NEET (UG) - Botany curriculum. We suggest you to check our free online mock tests for NEET examinations.

We have listed some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs), asked by the NEET (Botany) candidates, so that you can get a basic idea of NEET (Botany) exam pattern.

Recommended NEET Botany: Free mock test

NEET Botany : Syllabus

Important topics are listed below:

NEET Botany : Detailed Syllabus

Given below is the list of topics which covers the syllabus of NEET (Botany).

The Living World

Biological Classification

Plant Kingdom

Morphology of Flowering Plants

Anatomy of Flowering Plants

Cell - The unit of Life


Cell Cycle and Cell Division

Transport in Plants

Mineral Nutrition

Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Respiration in Plants

Plant Growth and Development

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Principles of Inheritance & Variation

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

Biotechnology Principles and Processes

Biotechnology and its Application

Organisms and Populations


Biodiversity and Conservation

Environmental Issues

NEET Botany : Preparation Tips

NEET Botany: Exam Pattern (FAQs)

Is it mandatory to qualify NEET (Botany)?
Yes, it is necessary for all NEET aspirants to pass the Botany section of NEET exam.
How many questions will be their in NEET (Botany) section?
Their will be a total of 45 questions in the Botany section of NEET examination.
How many marks will the Botany section of the NEET exam be?
It will be worth 45 marks
What type of questions are asked in NEET Botany exam?
It contains questions of objective nature: multiple choice questions (MCQs).
What are the most important topics for NEET (Botany)?
According to the latest syllabus of NEET (Botany), some of the very important topics are: Comprehension passages and grammar, Vocabulary, Fill in the Blanks, Correcting sentences, etc.
What is the negative marking scheme of NEET (Botany)?
For MCQs which are each of 4 mark, one-forth mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. So it means that every incorrect answer in NEET (Botany) section will fetch you a negative (-) 1 mark.

Note You can also download the NEET (Botany) syllabus in PDF format from the official website of CBSE

More Syllabus