NEET rank holder shares her valuable insight
NEET 2018 rank holder Mahima Kanwar Kanawat briefly casts light on the baffling age old subject : ” How to prepare for NEET “
Read her narrative word to word to find out what advice she has to give to all the NEET aspirants out there.
Â “Everyone dreams of becoming someone when they grow up. A lot ofÂ usÂ dream of pusuing a career in medicine. To say the least, it is a noble and a demanding profession. Your top priority becomes serving others.Â It gives a lot of satisfaction when you treat someone andÂ bring a smile to their faces.
But to decome a doctor in India, you usually dedicate a part of yourÂ life to crack an entrance examination to get a goodÂ government college and then 5 yrs of training.One should take decision very wisely before getting intoÂ this field, keeping in mind you have to be under AIR 5000Â among 15 lac candidates to get a good government collegeÂ or be ready to pay a high amount of capitation fee toÂ private medical colleges.
Everyone knows about the eligibility criterias, no. ofÂ seats, other examination details. Here, i want toÂ focus more on ‘ how to crack NEET ‘.
There are two ways to prepare for NEET. Either youÂ start preparing from 11th standard or afterÂ completing your schooling.Some students clear NEET in their first attempt andÂ some may take years. Its not that tough if you know the ‘DO’s and DONT’ S while preparing.’Â It is the appropriate time to start your preparationÂ for NEET, an entrance exam to get into a prestigiousÂ medical college.
So, let us see some tips to know better how to startand from where to start.
- You must focus on biology as it covers 50% of theÂ question paper.
- You should thoroughly read NCERT as 90% of theÂ questions are from NCERT. NCERT is the text bookÂ for NEET. You should not miss even a word orÂ diagram of it.
- You have to practice a lot of MCQ s on a everydayÂ basis and should try to complete 90 questions in 45Â minutes.
- Chemistry is a scoring subject and less time consuming asÂ compared to physics.
- In chemistry we have 3 sections and generally have equalÂ weightage of 15 questions each out of 45 questions in chemistry.
(1) Organic chemistry – This section is full of reactions and
mechanisms. You can refer to NCERT for organic. It’s sufficient.
(2) Inorganic chemistry – Again for inorganic you can refer to
NCERT. This is the most scoring part as it is memory based and can
be done in less time.
(3) Physical Chemistry – For physical chemistry apart from NCERT
you need to do extra efforts in solving a lot of numericals.
- This is the part of paper that requires extra time and effort.
- For physics you can’t depend on NCERT. You need toÂ practice a lot of questions from books like Cengage and H.C. Verma. Not all questions areÂ lengthy numericals, some are conceptual and can beÂ done in couple of seconds. So its important to have an overall picture.”
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