AIPMT 2014: Expert tips on preparation strategy
Updated on Aug 27, 2014 - 2:46 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
#NEET
Applications Open Now
UPES School of Health Sciences
Apply
MANIPAL, MAHE Admissions 2020
Apply



With just 4 months to go for AIPMT 2014 scheduled on May 4, 2014, Careers360 brings you expert insight on Preparation strategy for the coveted medical entrance exam.

 

Experts suggest that key to cracking the AIPMT 2014 is your confidence and belief in your hard work.

 

For any doubts and queries related to the exam pattern, preparation and other related queries, students can call the AIPMT 2014 Exam Helpline at 011-40360360.

Shiv-Pratap-Raghuwanshi

 

In this interview on AIPMT Preparation, Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi, Functional Head, Medical Division, Resonance Coaching shares his valuable insights on preparation strategy and talks on preparation material, difficulty level, question pattern and important topics for AIPMT 2014.

Click Here to enroll for Expert guidance for UG 2015 medical Entrance Preparation, Counseling and college selection.

 

Careers360: Last year it was NEET. This year it is AIPMT. What are the key differences between these two and possible benefits the MBBS aspirants could get from this?

 

Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: The key difference is that NEET was conducted in 2013 for almost total (as some exams were not brought under the ambit of NEET) number of seats for BDS and MBBS across India while AIPMT to be conducted in 2014 is for only 15% of almost the total number of seats (except those in the states of AP and J & K). In terms of difficulty level of the two exams, I see hardly any difference. I don't see any advantage of AIPMT over NEET. Rather NEET was preferred for the students.

Careers360: Now just few months are left for AIPMT entrance exam. What should be the preparation strategy for AIPMT 2014 in these remaining 4 months?

 

Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: Students should look for their weak areas in various subjects and strengthen them, in may be, next one month. Then, revise the whole syllabus in next two months widely and extensively. Finally, in last month before the examination, one should opt for selective and intensive study of important topics in various subjects.

Click here to enroll online test series to  boost your AIPMT 2015  exam preparation.

Students should also carefully read text books of XI and XII NCERT and the last 5 years papers of AIPMT to get full insight of pattern of the papers as many a time same questions are repetitively asked in the exams.

 

Careers360: Which books would you suggest for preparation?

 

Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: I think NCERT XI & XII and Exemplar XI and XII books in Biology should make the core of your preparation. To unfold NCERT and for extra content you must read text books like Elementary Biology by K N Bhatia and M P Tyagi, Modern Botany by M P Kaushik and Modern Zoology by R L Gupta, to name a few.

 

LATEST NEWS: AIPMT 2014 Result has been declared on June 7, 2014.

 

To Check AIPMT 2014 Result – Click Here


Careers360: What do you think, will AIPMT 2014 be easy than NEET 2013? If not then what could be the possible level of difficulty?

 

Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: I don't think so. It is expected almost of the same difficulty level. As per the official declaration both the exams are based on NCERT then the level should be almost same but in AIPMT, the emphasis is on conceptual questions. So, one must practice for questions based on diagrams given in NCERT text and concepts. This can be the key to success for students taking AIPMT 2014.

Careers360: Please share a few tips for AIPMT 2014 aspirants. What are the Do’s and Don’ts?

 

Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: Students should stick to basics. Try to strengthen fundamentals. They have to memorize few things in different subjects but they should try to understand and enjoy learning rather than making it a boring exercise. Keep believing in yourself keep studying and keep enjoying. Don't try anything new till it becomes absolutely necessary.


Statement based questions and mixed questions create problems for students so one must prepare for such questions very sincerely.

 

Moreover one should keep the following points in mind and do the following:

 

(1) Time management between studies and question paper solving.

(2) Short revision charts for each chapter.

(3) Self evaluation by practice test papers.

(4) Student should not be depressed or overconfident.

 

Careers360: What in your purview should be the key areas in AIPMT 2014 exam? What are the possible areas where an aspirant can score more?

 

Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: The vital areas in Biology include Cell Biology, Animal and Plant Physiology, Genetics, Applied Biology, Ecology and last but not the least Animal and Plant Kingdom. Although the entire Biology section (including 90 questions out of total of 180) is scoring but relatively easy, information based, less time consuming and hence comprise the scoring questions. These questions usually appear from Cell Biology, Applied Biology, Ecology and Animal & Plant Kingdom.

Reading is important but revision is even more crucial. So have fortnightly revision program. Revision tests can be helpful. Students should focus to NCERT diagrams, graphs, statements related to label & examples with concepts. As per Zoology is concerned Human Physiology, Reproduction and Reproductive Health, Evolution, Human Health and Welfare, and Structural Organization, Animal kingdom; every topic has its own significant role in marking.
Some important Botany topics are - Biotechnology Principles, Processes and Applications, Plant Kingdom, Photosynthesis, Ecosystem, Organism and Population, Environmental Issues, Cell Biology, Heredity and Variations, Molecular Basis of Inheritance, Plant Morphology.

 

 

Read more:

 

AIPMT 2014 Exam Tips

AIPMT 2014 Sample Paper

AIPMT 2014 Application Error: Arunachal Pradesh does not seem to exist for CBSE!

How to fill AIPMT 2014 Application

 

Stay tuned to medicine.careers360.com for more news and feature articles on Medical exams.

 

 

Applications Open Now

NMIMS NPAT 2020
NMIMS NPAT 2020
Apply
UPES School of Health Sciences
UPES School of Health Sciences
Apply
MANIPAL, MAHE Admissions 2020
MANIPAL, MAHE Admissions 2020
Apply
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET-2020)
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET-...
Apply
View All Application Forms

More like NEET

Questions related to NEET

Showing 79748 out of 79748 Questions
9 Views

when will state ranks for Telangana state be released for neet pg 2020

sheba chani 18th Feb, 2020

Hello!

The provisional merit list for the state of Telengana will be available by the fourth week of March 2020.

Before that,

Applicant list- 2nd week of March 2020

Online application begins - 3rd week of March 2020

Online application ends- 4th week of March

For more information: https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/telangana-pg-medical-admission








4 Views

can anyone suggest me most important chapters in physics,chemistry ,biologyfor neet UG2020,please help me to prepare well thank you........

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 18th Feb, 2020

Hii

The question asked in NEET are not too tough, but one need to have enough practice to solve it. So  you can refer these books-

Chemistry- NCERT is enough

Physics- ncert as well as Hc verma

Biology- trumen or any other coaching material along with NCERT.

Hope it helps

8 Views

if chemistry became my 4th subject and my aggregate mark in pcb is 65 my I eligible for neet

Yastika Kumar 18th Feb, 2020

Hi Lakhyajyoti,

The NEET eligibility criteria states that the candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognised board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/BioTechnology and English as core subjects.The qulaifying marks for PCB is 50%-UR, 40%-OBC/SC/ST, 45%-PWD. So yes you are eligible to appear for NEET.

For more Information please refer this link:

https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-eligibility-criteria

5 Views

what is the fees of govt seat in private dental colleges of karnataka through neet?

Srijika Bhattacharyya 18th Feb, 2020
Hello,
All counselling of MBBS seats in private colleges is done by KEA depending on your NEET rank.
Fee structure for BDS is :
Government college- rs 49850
Government seat in private college- rs 84,935
Private seat- 5,45,268
Hope this has cleared your doubts .
Feel free to ask if you have any other queries.
All the best
19 Views

how to clear neet in first attempt?

Dhameer Bhatia Student Expert 18th Feb, 2020

Know the Neet syllabus & what’s important


Study all the chapters taught in class 11 and 12 thoroughly. 70 to 80 percent of the overall questions are either directly taken from NCERT or are an advanced form of its learnings. Before you take on the study effort, go through the previous years' papers, so much so that, you can identify the important topics and concepts. Study those thoroughly, and prioritize these topics before you move to the less important ones.


Make a study strategy


Ensure you make a good timetable that includes solving test papers, regular revisions, and small breaks to help you recuperate and start afresh. Strictly abide by it and allocate more time to difficult subjects. Make it a habit to cover difficult topics along with interesting ones so that preparation does not become monotonous. Keep a track of time as you do not want one chapter to consume time and affect your overall study plan.


Solve test papers


As soon as you complete your syllabus, start solving as many test papers as you can. As the final date approaches, solve 3-4 test papers/mocks tests a day. Try to complete the test papers within the designated time. Demarcate the questions where you made a mistake and identify its cause. Revise all the incorrectly attempted questions well. In this manner, you will be able to understand your weaknesses better and prepare strategically, which is very important for a competitive exam like NEET.


Revise well


Along with your mock test papers take some time out to revise lessons. This should begin after you have completed studying all the lessons. If you are facing difficulty in grasping a certain topic, formula, diagram, etc, prepare a learning aid (like flashcards) and fix it in front of your study table. Do not be overconfident about your preparation and pay attention to the technique applied to crack the question while you’re revising.


Develop your own study technique


Every student will have a different strategy to crack the exam. While preparing for a competitive exam like NEET, follow a study technique that helps you recall your lessons well and allows you to solve the paper in the stipulated time. Follow the one that suits you best and adhere to the pattern till the day of examination. Do not panic and alter your strategy a few days before the exam - this is likely to hamper your preparation and affect your confidence before the examination.

Top
The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books