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Important Chemistry chapters for NEET

A 19-years’ experienced Chemistry teacher, Laxma , tells you which Chemistry chapters you should focus on for your NEET preparation.

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Organic Chemistry:

Nomenclature typical examples and stereo chemistry, particularly optical isomers and geometrical isomers are very important.

Reaction mechanism is the most important. You can expect most of the questions from this topic. Focus on reaction intermediates, acidic, basic strength orders and stability orders.

Hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, carbonyl compounds, acids and amines carry important questions.

Must learn all naming reactions like aldol condensation, Cannizzaro reaction, HVZ reaction, Wurtz reaction, carbylamine reaction, Riemer Tiemann reaction.

Questions from biomolecules, polymers and chemistry in everyday life will also appear. But since all are memory based, don’t spend too much time on these topics.

Inorganic Chemistry:

Periodic properties, chemical bonding, complex compounds are very important and carry a lot of questions. Complex compounds is very important as questions can be asked based on application.

Metallurgy also carries one question. Memorise all ores.

s, p, d, f-block elements are completely memory based. Just go through NCERT. You can expect 4-5 questions from this section.

Physical Chemistry:

Mole concept and basic concepts of chemistry are very important and you need a lot of practice over a wide range of problems. Equivalent concepts and limiting factor are very important.

Balancing of redox reactions balancing is important. You need to be good in both methods – ion electron and oxidation number methods.

States of matter: Try to practise a lot of numericals. Go through all types of laws, velocities, etc.

Thermodynamics: It’s a very common chapter and you need be very good at signs(-,+). Learn all the statements and definitions.

Equilibrium: Both equilibria are important. Solubility product is the only tough topic, the rest is comparatively easier. You need to concentrate on basic level numericals.

Solid state: Density, defects and formulae are important along with some memory-based examples of various types of lattices. Stoichiometric defects are also important here.

Kinetics: Exam some important questions based on order and molecularity. Problems based on Half-life are almost guaranteed.

Electro chemistry: You need to solve lot of numericals. Faraday’s laws, Kohlrausch law, batteries and all definitions are important concepts.

Solutions? and colligative properties: You need to take a little time to solve lengthy numericals. Concentrate on Van’t Hoff based problems.

Surface chemistry: This is memory based, so remember as much as you can.

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