Best Books to Prepare Chemistry for CUET Entrance Exam 2022

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 11th, 2023

To get through the CUET examination, the major task is to pick up the best books from amongst thousands of books available in the market. If you read from the best sources, you can cover all the important aspects of a subject. A good book gives you accurate information and facts and helps you get conceptual clarity. 

In this article, we will recommend to you some of the best books on Chemistry for the CUET.

Chemistry is divided into three broad sections: Physical chemistry, Organic chemistry, and Inorganic chemistry.

Foundation first!

NCERT – NCERT Chemistry books for grades  11th & 12th are the best books for building your basics for CUET. 

Other important and useful books 

Apart from NCERT books, the following books will help you with practice questions and help you hone your test-taking skills.

The CUET is in multiple-choice question format. So one has to be sure of answers and solving questions of various levels of difficulty will help you immensely to ace the test.

So we recommend NCERT books for building your concepts and other books on our list for practice 

The following books are useful for preparation – they have plenty of practice questions on various topics: 

Organic Chemistry by Morrison

Objective Chemistry by R.K. Gupta

Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon

Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee

Boyd for Organic Chemistry

40 Days Chemistry by Sudhanshu Thakur

ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern

Practice books

V.K Jaiswal for Inorganic

M.S Chauhan for Organic

N. Awasthi for Physical

Keep a window of a month or so to practice the previous year’s papers. 

How to study?

Here are a few pro tips to be followed:

  • Follow a strict schedule 
  • Understand the basics and concepts thoroughly
  • Note down important formulae in a separate book
  • Use those formulae to solve questions
  • Note down the tricky or challenging questions and discuss them with your friends or mentors
  • Use the first couple of months to understand the basics 
  • Solve questions and take tests to build your skill in answering MCQs quickly and accurately 

All the best!



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