Is NCERT Sufficient for AIIMS MBBS 2019?
PriyamDave, 14 Dec 2018, #AIIMS MBBS

Is NCERT sufficient for AIIMS MBBS 2019? - “He who is best prepared can best serve his moments of inspiration.” The medical aspirants who will be appearing for AIIMS MBBS entrance exam must prepare well leaving no stone unturned. For better preparations, it is mandatory that students prefer the other books AIIMS MBBS 2019 other than NCERT. Scoring better marks in AIIMS MBBS exam is highly influenced by the choices of books students refer to and the level of preparations. 

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Though, NCERT books of Class 11 and 12 are considered as the bible for AIIMS MBBS 2019 preparations. However, previous year topper and subject experts usually advise to use other books of AIIMS than NCERT. The medical candidates often have doubts whether preparation through NCERT books are enough for AIIMS MBBS exam. The article on Is NCERT sufficient for AIIMS MBBS 2019 provides information on the books to be referred for better preparations, benefits and other information.

Is NCERT sufficient for AIIMS 2019 - Experts and topper reviews

AIIMS MBBS 2018 AIR 5 Amitabh Chauhan said in his interview that “It is mandatory to read between the lines for NCERT texts. These NCERT textbooks are written in such a way that one reading gives you a feeling that you have understood everything, but later on you realise that there is more to what you read.”

The director of Career Point, Mr. Shailendra Maheshwari also advised that NCERT books are best for AIIMS 2019 preparations, but the theoretical explanations given in NCERT are insufficient to crack AIIMS MBBS exam. Secondly, the number of questions are very less as compared to the competitive exam preparations. Therefore, to elaborate the concepts in depth some add one books are required. 

Which are the other books sufficient for AIIMS MBBS preparations?

Ofcourse, NCERT books gives an excellent head start for AIIMS entrance exam. Though, the exam contains 200 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Reasoning. Therefore, below are the other books recommended for better preparation of national medical exam. 

Books for AIIMS MBBS Biology other than NCERT

As per the previous year analysis, aspirants found Biology as the easiest section among all. There will be 60 objective type questions to be asked from Biology section in AIIMS MBBS 2019 exam. The Biology subject covers questions from Botany and Zoology. Below are some objective books other than NCERT which are sufficient to prepare for Biology section along with the name of authors. 

  1. Biology Volume 1 and 2 by Trueman by K.N. Bhatia and M.P. Tyagi

  2. Pradeep Publications for Biology by P.S. Dhami and G.Chopra

  3. Objective Biology by Dinesh by K.N. Bhatia

  4. A Class-Book of Botany by A.C. Dutta

  5. GR Bathla Publication for Biology (Theory and Objective) by R.K. Pillai, Naresh Malik and A.B. Sinha

  6. Modern's ABC for Biology - Part 1 and 2

  7. Exploring Biology - 2 Volumes by Sanjay Sharma and Sudhakar Banerjee

  8. Medical Entrance Biology - 3 Volumes by Mamta R Solanki and Lalita Ghotik (Target Publications)

Other sufficient books for AIIMS 2019 Chemistry

The subject of Chemistry will contain 60 questions from Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry. As per the suggestions of subject experts, it is mandatory to cover the series and bond diagram provided in the NCERT books for Inorganic Chemistry. While for preparation of Organic Chemistry, each chapter is linked with the previous one, therefore, the basics of each chapter should be read thoroughly. The Physical Chemistry is based on the numericals only. 

Here are some of the best books for AIIMS MBBS 2019 Chemistry by the best authors.

  1. Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon

  2. Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee

  3. Textbook for Organic Chemistry by Arihant Publications

  4. Dinesh Chemistry by P.N. Kapil

  5. Modern’s ABC of Chemistry for Class 11 and 12 (Volume 1 and 2) by Dr. S.P. Jauhar

  6. Objective Chemistry - 3 Volumes by S. Dinesh & Co.

  7. Practice Books by V.K. Jaiswal (Inorganic Chemistry), M.S. Chauhan (Organic Chemistry) and N Awasthi (Physical Chemistry)

  8. Objective NCERT at your fingertips by MTG Publications

Books for AIIMS MBBS 2019 Physics

A total of 60 questions will be asked for Physics section. It has always been the most toughest section of all. Below are some of books other than NCERT for AIIMS MBBS 2019 Physics. Talking about the review, most of experts advices to clear the NCERT concepts before moving to these recommended books.

  1. NCERT Physics: CBSE PMT (3 Volumes) by Anil Aggarwal

  2. Objective Physics for medical entrance examination (volume 1 and 2) by D.C. Pandey

  3. Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma

  4. AIIMS Explorer by MTG Editorial Board

  5. Fundamental of Physics by Halliday, Resnik and Walker

  6. Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov

  7. Fundamental Physics by Pradeep

  8. Objective Physics by Prof. Satya Prakash Arya 

Books other than NCERT for AIIMS MBBS 2019 General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Reasoning

From the total number of responses, 10 questions each will be asked for General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Reasoning with reason assertive questions as well. AIIMS MBBS aspirants must keep themselves updated with the latest current affairs of India and the world. They must read the newspaper daily, especially for the science section. 

While, for Aptitude and Logical Thinking, aspirants must solve as many riddles, mathematical questions, question based on relations as they can. 

Below are few books for General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Reasoning

  1. Aim4aiims by Ajay Mohan

  2. General Knowledge, Aptitude & Logical Thinking for AIIMS by Sunil Nain

  3. AIIMS - General Knowledge with Logical Thinking (first edition) by Dr. MD Usmangani Ansari

  4. GK books by Ajay Mohan

Is NCERT sufficient for AIIMS MBBS 2019 - Benefits of other books

Once the NCERT textbooks of Class 11 and 12 are completed, thereafter, candidates can follow the above listed best books for AIIMS MBBS. 

  • NCERT books only strengthen the fundamental of a particular subject, thus to get in-depth knowledge, candidates must practice through these books of AIIMS MBBS 2019.

  • The medical entrance exam will contain 200 multiple choice questions, out of which only 50% will be asked on the lines of NCERT books. The other sufficient books than NCERT will help medical aspirants to answer the remaining questions.

  • The exam will contain combination of multiple choice questions and reason assertive questions. Studying only from NCERT books will not help aspirants to solve the MCQs in correct way. Therefore, these AIIMS MBBS books other than NCERT must be practiced by students to enhance their preparation strategy, speed and accuracy level.

  • Without these books other than NCERT, candidates won’t be able to understand the structure, difficulty level and AIIMS MBBS exam pattern 2019 such as marking scheme, medium of paper and other aspects of exam.

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