NCERT Chemistry Class 11 and NCERT Chemistry Class 12 books are the Bible for the NEET preparation, other medical entrance exams as well as board exams for Class 12. The books have been written quite well, with best-possible explanations, and are nice to read. Students should devote maximum time of Chemistry preparation to these books.
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) designs books based on the school syllabus prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). They are simple, take a practical approach to explain theory and concepts and have adequate depth of coverage.
NCERT Chemistry books clearly define concepts and theories and include a lot of exercises and practical activities to reinforce them. Solutions to some of these exercises are given.
Topics covered in NCERT Chemistry Class 11 Part 1 are:
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Structure of Atom
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter
Topics covered in NCERT Chemistry Class 11 Part 2 are:
The s-Block Elements
The p-Block Elements
Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
Topics covered in NCERT Chemistry Class 12 Part 1 are:
The d-and f-Block Elements
Topics covered in NCERT Chemistry Class 12 Part 2 are:
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Chemistry in Everyday Life
NCERT Chemistry books fully cover NEET syllabus. Topics best covered in NCERT Inorganic Chemistry syllabus are Preparation and Properties of Non-metal, Transition Elements, Ores and Minerals, Extractive Metallurgy and Group Analysis.
However, the NCERT books lack detailed explanation of problem questions and students may want to refer to other books for practicing problems.
Other Inorganic Chemistry books you may want to buy are: