Biology for NEET, Volume 2 (Second Edition)

Abhimanyu Kumar Jha, Runjhun Mathur, Meenakshi Jha

ISBN: 9789393330888 | Year: 2024 | Paperback | Pages: 456 | Language : English

Book Size: 216 x 280 mm | Territorial Rights: World

Price: 695.00

This book aims to prepare medical aspirants for the NEET Biology examination.

Volume 2 explores the topics studied in Class 12. It provides in-depth coverage of the NEET syllabus and uses a target-oriented approach, with greater emphasis on the basics and gradual progression to advanced topics. It works towards maximizing students' knowledge of the subject while also enhancing their problem-solving and time management abilities.


Salient features:

  • Complete coverage of all topics as per the NEET syllabus
  • Content presented as bullet points, making it more reader-friendly
  • Over 3000 exercise questions (with answers) categorized based on difficulty level
  • Over 1500 questions (with answers) from previous years' NEET papers
  • About 380 assertion–reason questions with answers
  • Tips and tricks to help students remember and recall important concepts
  • Android app with daily practice problems, additional chapter-wise exercises, mock tests and previous years' solved NEET Biology question papers

Abhimanyu Kumar Jha is Professor and Head of the Department of Biotechnology at the School of Engineering and Technology, Sharda University, Greater Noida, India.

Runjhun Mathur is a Research Scholar at Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, India.

Meenakshi Jha is a Research Scholar at Amity University, Raipur, India.

About the Authors
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition

Chapter 1: Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Introduction | The Flower | Pollination | Artificial Hybridization | Double Fertilization | Post-Fertilization Events

Chapter 2: Human Reproduction

Introduction | The Male Reproductive System | The Female Reproductive System | Gametogenesis | The Menstrual Cycle | Fertilization and Implantation | Pregnancy and Embryonic Development

Chapter 3: Reproductive Health

Introduction | Importance of Reproductive Health | Reproductive Health and Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health Programmes | Factors Affecting Reproductive Health | Problems and Strategies Related to Reproductive Health | Population Explosion and Birth Control | Amniocentesis | Sexually Transmitted Diseases | Infertility | Measures for Birth Control | Medical Termination of Pregnancy

Chapter 4: Principles of Inheritance and Variation

Introduction | Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance | Law of Dominance, Test Cross, Law of Segregation and Incomplete Dominance | Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance | Dihybrid Cross in Drosophila to Study Linkage and Recombination | Sex Determination in Various Animals: Male and Female Heterogamety | Mutation, Pedigree Analysis and Genetic Disorders

Chapter 5: Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Introduction | Deoxyribonucleic Acid | Structure of a Polynucleotide Chain | Double- Helix Model for the Structure of DNA | The Central Dogma | Packaging of the DNA Helix | Transforming Principle, Hershey and Chase Experiments and Properties of Genetic Material | DNA Replication with Experimental Proof Machinery and the Enzymes Involved | Transcription Unit: Structure and Relationship with Genes | Types of RNA and the Transcription Process | Genetic Code and Study of Mutations | Structure of tRNA, Process of Translation and Regulation of Gene Expression | The Lac Operon | The Human Genome Project | DNA Fingerprinting

Chapter 6: Evolution  

Introduction | Origin of Life | Theories of Organic Evolution | Hardy–Weinberg Principle | Evolution of Plants, Animals and Humans | How Does a Species Evolve?

Chapter 7: Human Health and Disease

Introduction | Pathogenic Diseases | Communicable Diseases | Non-Communicable Diseases | What is Immunity? | AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) | Cancer | Commonly Abused Drugs

Chapter 8: Microbes in Human Welfare

Introduction | Household and Industrial Applications | Sewage Treatment and Biogas Production Applications | Microbes as Biocontrol Agents and Biofertilizers

Chapter 9: Biotechnology – Principles and Practices

Introduction | Principles of Biotechnology | Tools of Genetic Engineering | Steps in Recombinant DNA Technology

Chapter 10: Biotechnology and Its Applications

Introduction | Applications of Biotechnology in Agriculture | Applications of Biotechnology in Medicine | Applications of Biotechnology in Aquaculture Fisheries | Applications of Biotechnology in Industry | Environmental Applications of Biotechnology | Transgenic Animals | Biopiracy

Chapter 11: Organisms and Populations

Introduction | Ecology and Its Characteristic Features | Adaptations | Population | Population Interactions

Chapter 12: Ecosystem

Introduction | Productivity | Decomposition | Energy Flow | Ecosystem Services

Chapter 13: Biodiversity and Its Conservation

Introduction | Types of Biodiversity | Patterns of Biodiversity | Importance of Biodiversity | Hotspots | Role of Biodiversity | Loss of Biodiversity | Conservation of Biodiversity

Mock Test I
Mock Test II
Previous Years’ Solved Question Papers
NEET (UG) Biology 2023
NEET (UG) Biology 2022
NEET (UG) Biology 2021
NEET (UG) Biology 2020
NEET (UG) Biology 2020 (September)
NEET (UG) Biology 2019