WHAT IS NEET?
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is an entrance exam conducted by a national testing agency(NTA) for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, veterinary and other medical or paramedical courses in India. In India, NEET is the only entrance exam for access to MBBS and BDS courses. Even the AIIMS and JIMER have also merged with NEET.
The exam is conducted annually, candidates appearing for NEET should be in class 12 or pass out of course 12 with physics, chemistry, and biology as the subjects in his curriculum. The exam syllabus is composed of the subjects biology, physics, and chemistry of classes 11 and 12, with the majority of questions coming from biology, i.e., 90 and 45 questions each from physics and chemistry. A total of 180 Multiple choice questions are to be attended in 3 hours.
The mode examination is offline, and the answers to the MCQs are to be marked on the OMR sheets provided by the invigilator. There are +4 marks for every correct answer making the total marks to be 720, and a negative mark is awarded for a wrong answer. There is no marking if a question is not attempted.
NEET is the most significant medical entrance examination in India, with nearly 15,00,000 test-takers every year.
Generally, the forms of the exam are released in December, and the exam is conducted in May. But, this year, due to the pandemic coronavirus which has created havoc across the globe, the exam has been postponed until further notice. As the exam is considered to be one of the toughest entrance examinations in India, the students should utilize this time in preparing for the exam. As it is a difficult situation for everyone, it is easy for the students to lose their calm and become stressed.
Here we have compiled a few tips for you to prepare for the NEET exam.
If your fundamentals are clear, then you can ace any exam. As the syllabus of NEET exam consists of class 11 and 12, start by clearing your fundamentals from the NCERT books of course 11 and 12. Once your fundamentals are cleared, then you can move to any reference material for getting a more in-depth knowledge.
So start clearing your basics first.
The practice is the key to ace any examination or test. Don’t focus on mugging up the concepts. But try to solve some questions from your textbook or the material of any standard coaching. Clear your doubts if you are facing any problem in answering the questions before moving to any other topic.
RIGHT STUDY MATERIAL
It is very straightforward for students to get confused with the plethora of options available to us today in the market. Do some research before referring to any study material, and you need not collect different books at a time for your preparation. Just stick to a few best reference materials and do not try to refer to many publications.
Want to clear an exam? Then be consistent. Sure the lockdown might have created a disturbance in your daily life. You are not allowed to meet your friends, to go outside and play. But these things should not impact your study schedule. Make a proper timetable and follow it diligently. If required, ask for help from your parents. Consistent preparation with regular practice would give you good results.
Just preparing and studying won’t give you the top-notch results. You also need to evaluate your preparation through mock tests and tens series. Start by topic test and analyze them. Make a note of your mistakes and revise the topics if you feel you lack in some of them. Then at the end, start taking the mock test and analyzing them.