EducationUseful Websites and Apps to Learn and Study Biology Easily (India)

Useful Websites and Apps to Learn and Study Biology Easily (India)

1. Internal Organs in 3D by Ing. Victor Michael Gonzalez Galvan

Internal Organs in 3DThis app gives the viewer a three-dimensional model of internal organs of a human body. Not restricted to just the image, it also gives description about them. It is an app useful for reviewing practical and theoretical biology for every student irrespective of the level he or she is studying in. It has features like zooming, rotating, male and female organs, color variation and detailed description. It is free to a certain limit. There are ads which may act as distractions during a study session, but the app works offline so it is pretty cool.

2. Cell Biology 101 by Northwest Project Development

Cell Biology 101The study of cell is one of the vital parts of biology. This app helps you study this important part of biology. It offers an amazing way to learn fundamental cell biology by providing study guides, flashcards and random practice tests. All of these cover the structure and function of a particular cell. It is centered around the portion for MCAT, GRE, GCSE and DAT Tests but you can use it for any test like class test, board exams, school exams or even NEET, AIPMT and JIPMER. It is an app good for college students or anyone who already has a basic level of idea of Cell Biology. It does not cover the basics, but only adds to the information one already studied in junior classes.

Equipped with diagrams, illustrations and tools to track your performance, it is otherwise a good app. Topics the app covers include: Prokaryotic Cells, Eukaryotic Cells, Nucleus, Nuclear Pores, Endoplasmic Reticulum, Golgi Apparatus, Lysosomes, Peroxisomes, Vacuoles, Mitochondria, Chloroplasts, Cytoskeleton, extracellular matrix, cell junction, cell motion ameboid movement, ciliate movement, flagellate movement), muscle cell, mitosis, cell cycle, meiosis, bio membrane, passive transport and active transport. You can purchase the in-application product (and not the version) at rupees 15 each.

3. Learning Biology Basics by ap developers

Learning Biology BasicsThe app teaches student the fundamental concepts of biology or well, the basics. It is an app suitable for beginners or advance who are required to brush up their knowledge. The app includes topics like Basic Biology, Darwin, Evolution, Mammal, Reptiles, Fishes, Birds, angiosperms, Gymnosperms, fern, non-vascular plants, physiology of plants, photosynthesis, science of the environment, science of the atmosphere, ecology, chemistry of environmental, pollution like waterborne pollution, airborne pollution, cell biochemistry, micro-organism, homeostasis, fungi, atlas, esophagus, cellular respiration, endocrine system, atmosphere and other important topics. Like said before, it is an app suitable for beginners to biology and not advanced level unless and until the person does not have a strong grip on the basics.

4. Microbiology Dictionary by Edutainment Ventures- Making Games People Play

Microbiology DictionaryAn app for budding microbiologist. It consists of terms related to microbiology. According to the developers, there are more than 5300 terms under 17 subcategories and 3 broad categories. The app consists of the categories to find items, a time line of microbiologist detailing their bio, career, work and other stuff, quick study guides, search function, you can contribute to its already huge database through the contribute section, a function called Edu Bank where you can store the information you have learned and of course, a section to quiz yourself. Topics covered include: Pure Microbiology, Mycology and Phycology, Bacteriology, Cellular and Molecular Microbiology, Evolutionary Microbiology, Microbial Genetics, Nematology, Microbial Cytology, Parasitology, Immunology, Virology, Applied Microbiology, Agricultural Microbiology, Microbial Microbiology, Food Industry and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Soil Microbiology, Plant Microbiology and Pathology. It is an app good for students or people interested in microbiology and want to know about it. An app you can use for last minute study, almost like a cheat sheet to review definitions and scientists.

5. Khan Academy by Khan Academy

Khan AcademyA one stop destination for all sorts of subject. You can learn about any topic on any subject through this totally free app. Where as most free apps tend to be ludicrous in their development, filled with apps which pop in and out continuously and do not even work properly, this app is incredible. A proof being how it won the 2018 Google Play Best Social Impact Award. You can learn about Krebs Cycle, Cell Structure, Human Skeleton, Morphology of Angiosperms, Genetics, Evolution, Photosynthesis, Reproduction in Plants as well as Humans, Absorption and Movement, Plant Tissue, Animal Tissue, Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Animal Husbandry… just about anything and everything. There are thousands of videos and articles for you to go through, there are practice question papers, you can bookmark content, the app is available online and you can sync between the app and the website ( For Indian uses, the content of Math’s and Science has especially been altered to keep up with NCERT or CBSE’s syllabus. A good way to prepare for competitive exams like IIT-JEE, NEET, CAT and even UPSC AND SSC.

6. Biology NEET Inspection by Pratyaksh Webservices Private Limited

Biology NEET InspectionIn the NEET and AIIMS exams, biology consists of 320 marks. At least when zoology and botany are combined. On the basis of guidelines provided by Dr. Hariom Gangwar, the app provides detailed notes on important chapters of Biology (Zoology+Botany) related to NEET and AIIMS. All of them based on NCERT. There are illustrated diagrams, flow charts and tables to help aspirant understand better and prepare well for the said competitive examination. The focus has been put on major points with emphasis on rules, laws, examples and exceptions. Students can use it as a means to revise before exams. It is a good means for anyone who wishes to crack NEET, AIIMS or JIPMER without joining coaching class or taking tuition. The good thing is, it works offline!

7. Touch Surgery by Digital Surgery Limited

Touch Surgery

Do you want to experience what it feels like to be a surgeon? For the time being, you can practice your skills and gain ‘experience’ through this app. Prepare for cases where surgery is required and practice your knowledge through this app. Create a personalized profile, explore the library which consists of over 100 procedures, take assessments authored by world’s leading institutions and all of these are free! The app was featured on BBC News, TechCrunch, Mashable, T3 Wired, Bloomberg, The Guardian, FT, Breast Cancer Care, Tech City and TecMundo.

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