Latest Syllabus for NEAT Exam with PDF

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NEAT or National Engineering Aptitude Test is conducted by the Lovely Professional University, Punjab to enroll the students in Engineering at undergraduate level. The NEAT exam is conducted online and is conducted for dual programs all over India. The Lovely Professional University is one of the India’s largest University based on both its campus and course it provides.  Lovely Professional University is granted permission by the UGC. It offers courses like B.Tech, Biotechnology, Information Technology Engineering, Computer Science and various other Engineering courses.

Eligibility Criteria:

Students who have passed their 10+2 examination with 50% marks in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology can apply for this examination .

NEAT Exam Pattern and Format:


Number   of questions

Marks   for each Question


Test   Pattern




90   Minutes

Any   three of the
  mentioned subjects.




Computer Science











Unit I: Some Concepts of Chemistry 

Its General Introduction: The Importance and scope of chemistry and Nature of matter, the laws of chemical combination and Dalton’s atomic theory concepts, atoms and its  molecules. Atomic and molecular masses of elements , mole concept and molar mass of a substance, percentage composition and  empirical and molecular formula and chemical reactions, its psychometric and non occupational  based on psychometric.

Unit II: Structure of Atom and Properties

Discovery of the  Electron, Proton and Neutron and atomic number, its isotopes and isobars. Thomson’s model its limitations. Rutherford’s model  its limitations, Bohr’s model and the limitations, concept of shells and subshells of substance, dual nature of matter and light and there, de Broglie’s relationship and  Heisenberg principle, concept of orbitals, the  quantum numbers, shapes of s, p and d orbitals and  rules for filling electrons in  the orbitals- Aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle and the Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of atoms and stability of half filled and completely filled orbitals .

Unit III: Periodicity in Properties of Elements and there Classification

The Significance of classification and  brief history of the development  periodic table, modern periodic Table  and the present form of periodic table and  trends in properties of elements and atomic radii, ionic radii of inert gas radii Ionization enthalpy and the  electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity and valency. Nomenclature of elements along  with its atomic number greater than 100.

Unit IV:  Molecular structure and Chemical bonding

The Valence electrons and  ionic bond,the  covalent bond and  bond parameters, Lewis structure and the  polar character of covalent bonds, The  covalent character of ionic bond and  valency bond theoryand the resonance, geometry of covalent molecules, The VSEPR theory and  concept of hybridization and the involving of s,p and d orbitals and shapes of some of the  simple molecules, its molecular orbital theory of homo nuclear and diatomic molecules(qualitative analysis ) and the  hydrogen bonding.

Unit V: The Various States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

The Three states of matter and  intermolecular interactions, the  types of bonding, its  melting and boiling points and the  role of gas laws in elucidating the concept of the molecule and  Boyle’s law,the  Charles law, the Gay Lussac’s law, ideal gas equation. Deviation from ideal behaviour, liquefaction of gases, critical temperature.

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Unit I: The Physical World and Measurement


Syllabus of NEAT

Physics – scope and excitement and  nature of the physical laws the Physics, its technology and society. The Need for measurement: Units of measurement and systems of units the  SI units, fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant figures. Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.

Unit II: Kinematics

Frame of reference, Motion in a straight line: Position-time graph, speed and velocity. Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion. Uniform and non uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity. The Unit vector; the  Resolution of a vector in a plane – rectangular components. Scalar and Vector product of vectors. Motion in a plane. Cases of the  uniform velocity and uniform acceleration-projectile motion. Uniform of circular motion.

Unit III: Laws of Motion and properties

The Intuitive concept of force. Inertia and Newton’s first law of motion; momentum and Newton’s second law of motion; impulse; Newton’s third law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications. Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and its  kinetic friction and the laws of friction, rolling friction, lubrication. Dynamics of uniform circular motion and  the Centripetal force, examples of circular motion like  (vehicle on a level circular road, vehicle on banked road).

Unit IV: The Work, Energy and Power

Work done by a constant force and a variable force and  kinetic energy, the work-energy theorem and power. Notion of potential energy, the potential energy of a spring, conservative forces and  conservation of mechanical energy like (kinetic and potential energies); and non-conservative forces: the  motion in a vertical circle; the elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions .

Unit V: Motion of System of Particles of a Rigid Body

The Centre of mass of a two-particle system and  momentum conservation and the  center of motion of mass. The Centre of mass of a rigid body and the center of mass of a uniform rod. Moment of a force and torque and  angular momentum and the  laws of conservation of angular momentum and its functions and applications. The Equilibrium of rigid bodies and the rotation of rigid bodies  and the equations of rotational motion and that comparison of linear and the  rotational motions. Similarly the biology and mathematics are exactly same to that of 10+1 and 10+2 class .

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Unit I: Applications of Matrices and Determinants

Adjoint, inverse – properties, computation of inverses, solution of system of linear equations by matrix inversion method.

Rank of a matrix – elementary transformation on a matrix, consistency of a system of linear equations, Cramer’s rule, non-homogeneous equations, homogeneous linear system and rank method.

Unit II: Complex Numbers

Complex number system – conjugate, properties, ordered pair representation.

Modulus – properties, geometrical representation, polar form, principal value, conjugate, sum, difference, product, quotient, vector interpretation, solutions of polynomial equations, De Moivre’s theorem and its applications.

Roots of a complex number – nth roots, cube roots, fourth roots.

Unit III: Analytical Geometry of two dimensions

Definition of a conic – general equation of a conic, classification with respect to the general equation of a conic, classification of conics with respect to eccentricity.

Equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola) in standard forms and general forms- Directrix, Focus and Latus rectum – parametric form of conics and chords. – Tangents and normals – cartesian form and parametric form- equation of chord of contact of tangents from a point (x1, y1) to all the above said curves.

Asymptotes, Rectangular hyperbola – Standard equation of a rectangular hyperbola.

Unit IV: Vector Algebra

Scalar Product – angle between two vectors, properties of scalar product, and applications of dot products. Vector product right handed and left handed systems, properties of vector product, and applications of cross product.

Product of three vectors – Scalar triple product, properties of scalar triple product, vector triple product, vector product of four vectors, scalar product of four vectors.

Unit V: Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions

Direction cosines – direction ratios – equation of a straight line passing through a given point and parallel to a given line, passing through two given points, angle between two lines.

Planes – equation of a plane, passing through a given point and perpendicular to a line, given the distance from the origin and unit normal, passing through a given point and parallel to two given lines, passing through two given points and parallel to a given line, passing through three given non-collinear points, passing through the line of intersection of two given planes, the distance between a point and a plane, the plane which contains two given lines (co-planar lines), angle between a line and a plane.

Skew lines – shortest distance between two lines, condition for two lines to intersect, point of intersection, co linearity of three points.

Sphere – equation of the sphere whose center and radius are given, equation of a sphere when the extremities of the diameter are given.

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Unit I: Taxonomy

Linnaean system of classification and Binomial nomenclature; history and types of classification; status of bacteria and viruses; classification of angiosperms up to sub-class level (Bentham and Hooker’ systems); salient features of non-chordates up to phylum levels and chordates up to class levels.

Unit II: Evolution

Modern concepts of organic evolution, evidences of organic evolution (Fossil records and biochemical evidences). Darwinism and neo – Darwinism, Lamarckism, Neo-Lamarckism, sources of variation, mutation, recombination, genetic drift, migration, natural selection. Origin and concepts of species: speciation and isolation (geographical pre-mating and post-mating or post zygotic), adaptive radiations.

Unit III: Cell and Molecular Biology

Discovery of cell, cell as a contained unit, pro and eukaryotic cells and its ultra structure. Cell division: amitosis, mitosis and meiosis. The cell: cell wall, cell membrane and cell organelles (Plastids, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, ribosome’s, lysosomes, vacuoles, and centrioles) DNA and RNA, DNA as genetic material, RNA as genetic material replication, transcription, genetic code, translation, gene expression and regulation, protein synthesis, DNA repair.

Unit IV: Reproduction and genetics:

Reproduction in organisms: asexual and sexual reproduction, sexual reproduction in flowering plants, structure of flowers, pollination , fertilization, development of seeds and fruits, apomixes, and polyembryony Human reproduction: reproductive system in male and female, menstrual cycles, production of gametes, fertilization, implantation, embryo development, pregnancy, parturition and lactation. Sex determination in human, XX and XY.

Chromosomes: structure and types, genes and genomes, linkage and crossing over, recombination of chromosomes, mutation, chromosomal aberration, Mendelian inheritance, chromosomal theory of inheritance, deviation from Mendelian ratio (gene interaction, incomplete dominance, co-dominance, complimentary gene, multiple allelism), chromosomal disorders in humans. Microbiology and Immunology.

Introduction to microbial diversity, history of medical microbiology, discovery of antibiotics, pasteurization, microscopes. Fungi, bacteria, virus, protozoa, algae – beneficial and harmful. Parasites and pathogens. Structure of microbes and diseases caused by them. Microbes in households, food processing, industrial production of microbial products, Sewage treatment, waste management, and Energy generation. Basic concepts of immunology: Innate and humoral immunity, lymphoid organs, lymph nodes and spleen, antibodies, vaccines, transplantation immunology, immune system disorders.

Unit V: Biochemistry:

Structure and function of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins. Disaccharide, starch, glycogen, fats, cholesterol, amino acids, peptides. Primary, Secondary and tertiary structure of proteins. Enzymes, structure and mechanism of enzyme catalysis, specificity of enzymes, co factors an co-enzymes.

Physiology: Plant and Human

Plant Physiology: Movement of water, food, nutrients, gases and minerals. Respiration, photosynthesis (light and dark reactions), Factors affecting photosynthesis, electron transport chain (ETC), glycolysis, Kreb’s cycle, pentose phosphate pathway, hormones and growth regulators, Photo-periodism and vernalization.

Human Physiology: Digestion and absorption, breathing and respiration, body fluids and circulation, excretory system, endocrine system, nervous system, skeletal and muscular systems: locomotion, and movement, growth, aging and death. Hormones; types of hormones and its functions.

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