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Important Chapters of Physics for NEET 2018 with Syllabus

Important Chapters for Physics in NEET 2018

 

NEET is one of the most important examination for all medical students. Students tends to get confused when they have no idea about the NEET syllabus and the chapter-wise weightage. You are at the correct place, as Physics holds the 45 questions, students can’t finish all the chapters with deep studying as physics holds a vast course containing numerical and theory part.

To know more about Physics, you need to know about the syllabus with their chapter-wise weightage which is given below:

Chapter-wise weightage of Physics:

Chapters

 

No. of Questions Total Marks Weightage Percentage ( % )
Electrodynamics 10 40 22.22
1)    Capacitance 1 4 2.22
1)    Current Electricity 2 8 4.44
2)    Electro Magnetic Field 3 12 6.67
3)    Electro Magnetic Induction 2 8 4.44
4)    Electrostatics 2 8 4.44
Heat & Thermodynamics 5 20 11.11
1)    Heat Transfer 2 8 4.44
2)    KTG & Thermodynamics 3 12 6.67
Mechanics 13 52 28.89
1)    Circular Motion 1 4 2.22
2)    Elasticity & Viscosity 1 4 2.22
3)    Fluid Mechanics & Properties of Matter 1 4 2.22
4)    Gravitation 2 8 4.44
5)    Newton’s Laws of Motion 1 4 2.22
6)    Rectilinear Motion & Vectors 1 4 2.22
7)    Relative Motion 1 4 2.22
8)    Rigid Body Dynamics 3 12 6.67
9)    Unit & Dimension 1 4 2.22
10)                       Work, Energy & Power 1 4 2.22
Modern Physics 8 32 17.78
1)    Electromagnetic waves & communication 1 4 2.22
2)    Modern Physics 3 12 6.67
3)    Nuclear Physics 1 4 2.22
4)    Semiconductors 3 12 6.67
Optics 5 20 11.11
1)    Geometrical Optics & Physical Optics 2 8 4.44
2)    Wave Optics 3 12 6.67
SHM & Waves 4 16 8.89
1)    SHM 2 8 4.44
2)    Sound Waves 2 8 4.44

 

 

 

As Physics holds a lot of questions, here are some important chapters which have been repeated multiple times in NEET exams and are considered important:

 

 

  • Chapter: Optics : Ray Optics

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Reflection of Light by Spherical Mirrors, Refraction, Total Internal Reflection, Refraction and Dispersion on Prism, Refraction at Spherical Surfaces and by Lenses [Concave and Convex] with numerical.

 

 

  • Chapter: Electrodynamics: Electrostatics

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Charge, Quantification of Charge, Coulomb’s Law of Electrostatics, Electric Field, Electric Field Intensity,  Electric Potential, Potential Gradient, Electric Flux, Electric Lines of Force, Gauss’s Theorem:

  • Electric Field at Any Point on the Axis of a Uniform Charged Ring
  • Electric Field due to a charged spherical shell
  • Electric Potential due to a Charge Conducting Spherical Shell
  • Electric Field and Potential due to a Charged Non- Conducting Sphere
  • Electric Field Intensity due to an Infinite Line Charge
  • Electric Field Near an Infinite Plane Sheet of Charge

Electric Dipole, Dielectric, Capacitor: Series and Parallel with numericals.

 

 

 

  • Chapter: Modern Physics: Semiconductor and Communication System

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Communication system, Semiconductors, Types of Semiconductors [p-type and n-type], Modes of communication, Diode, Junction [PP Junction, PN Junction], Junction diode, Forward Biasing and Reverse Biasing, Rectifier [Half-wave and Full-wave], Zener Diode, Transistor, Logic gates and truth tables [AND, OR and NOT]  with numericals .

 

 

  • Chapter: Modern Physics: Photoelectric Effect and Electromagnetic Waves

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Photoelectric Effect, Electromagnetic waves, Photon Theory, De-Broglie’s Hypothesis and Wavelength[Particle, Gas molecule, Accelerated Charge], Power and Intensity of Light, Quantum Efficiency, Einstein’s equation of photoelectric effect, Threshold Frequency and Wavelength, Kinetic energy of photoelectrons, Stopping Potential, Maxwell’s Electromagnetic Wave Equation, Displacement Current, Electromagnetic Wave with numerical.

 

 

  • Chapter: Mechanics: Rotational Motion

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such Centre of mass, Moment of Inertia,  Radius of Gyration, Parallel Axis Theorem, Moment of Inertia of Homogeneous Rigid Bodies[Thin Circular Ring, Circular Disc, Thin Rod, Solid Cylinder, Rectangular Plate, Thin Spherical Shell, Solid Sphere], Torque, Angular Momentum, Conservation of Angular Momentum with numericals too.

 

 

  • Chapter: Electrodynamics: Current Electricity

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Electrical Potential Difference, Electric Potential, Electric Current, Resistance [Combination in Series and Parallel], Ohm’s Law, Combination Circuits with numericals.

 

 

  • Chapter: Heat & Thermodynamics: Law of Thermodynamics

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Zeroth law of thermodynamics, Law of Thermodynamics [First, Second and Third], Internal Energy, Thermodynamics process [Isothermal, Adiabatic, Isobaric, Isochoric, Cyclic], Statements [Kelvin’s, Clausius, Planck’s], Entropy, Heat Engine, Carnot’s Cycle, Heat Pump or Refrigerator.

 

 

  • Chapter: SHM & Waves : Waves and Sound

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Doppler’s effect, Resonance, Sound, Waves [Longitudinal Waves and Transverse Wave], Stationery Waves and Progressive Waves.

 

 

  • Chapter: Electrodynamics: Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Magnetic Flux, Induced EMF, Faraday’s laws of Electromagnetic Induction, Eddy Current, Lenz’s Law, Rotating Coil in Magnetic Field, Self-Inductance, Energy stored in an inductor, L-R Circuit, Grouping of Coils [Series and Parallel], A.C. Generator, Motor principle with numericals.

 

 

 

  • Chapter: Magnetic Effects of Current

From this chapter, multiple questions have been asked from its concepts such as Oersted’s Law, Biot-Savart’s Law:

  • Magnetic Field Due to a Straight Current Carrying Conductor
  • Magnetic Field on the Axis of a Current Carrying Circular Coil
  • Magnetic Field on a Solenoid

Ampere’s Circuital law:

  • Magnetic Field on a Solenoid
  • Magnetic Field on a Toroid
  • Magnetic Field Due to a Current Carrying Long Circular Cyliner

Fleming’s Left Hand Rule, Lorentz Force, Moving Coil Galvanometer, Ammeter, Conversion of Galvanometer into Ammeter, Voltmeter, Conversion of Galvanometer into Voltmeter, with numericals.

 

 Best of Luck for Exams!!

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