How To Study Biochemistry for NEET PG 2018?

How To Study Biochemistry for NEET PG 2018

There is no need for the candidates to go through each and every topic in all the subjects for the preparation of NEET PG 2018, if an aspirants gains command over few high yield topics or scoring subjects that have been tested by experts after going through each and every Medical examination paper you can achieve success in a smart way.

Biochemistry is one of the toughest and high scoring subjects in NEET PG. Almost 15 questions are expected from Biochemistry and can prove to be a game changer during marks cut offs.

Bio chemistry questions are not tricky and have neither changed over these years. The questions are direct and to the point.

Important topics to study in Biochemistry for NEET PG 2018:


This is the most important section of Biochemistry and hard to remember, so revision is mandatory. Dedicate your time in preparing various cycles like lipids, protein, Glucose and Neucleotide.

Invest your time in Enzymes, substrates and cycles of inborn errors of metabolism.

Protein and collagen structure

It is the second most important section in Biochemistry mark wise.

Protein structure important topics

  • Types of protein structure
  • Tests done to identify them

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Collagen structure important topics

Sequence of Collagen structures

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Genetics is a real scoring topic and easy to understand, but the concepts must be clear. Robbins pathology is a first choice every NEET PG aspiring student due to its in depth detail on genetics.

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In case you are pursuing the internship and suffer from deficiency of time, buy any guide on Biochemistry. It will help. The most important topic in genetics is techniques and covers almost 60% genetics questions.

Inborn errors of metabolism

Metabolism is a vast topic and is covered both pediatrics and Biochemistry.

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Scoring topics in carbohydrate metabolism

  • Glycogen storage disorders
  • Galactosemia
  • Hereditary fructose intolerance

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Scoring topics in disorders of Amino acid

  • Maple Syrup urine disease
  • Phenylalanine Metabolism

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Scoring topics in Liposomal Storage Diseases

  • Most Common Gauchers
  • Niemann Pick Disease
  • Gangliosidosis
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis – Image Based questions

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Scoring topics in Lipid metabolism

  • Fatty acid oxidation
  • Cholesterol metabolism
  • Disorders of lipoprotein metabolism

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Other scoring topics

  • Vitamin deficiency
  • Xenobiotics
  • Alcohol metabolism
  • Electron transport chain

Candidates are advised to stick to a few selected books, studying from too many will only confuse you and will take up most of your preparation time.

Revision is a must: It is necessary that you should revise all the topics that you have covered. NEET PG is no doubt a tough entrance exam to crack, and candidates should not take any chance in preparation. It will either cost you another year or you can get into your dream college for studying PG.

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