NEET 2018 Topper Interview – Hailing from Rajasthan, Prince Choudhary has bagged AIR 5 in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG), the most coveted medical entrance exam in the country. During the preparation phase, the topper believed in the simple philosophy of ‘Work hard and give your best; nothing is impossible’ to stay motivated. Depending on rigorous efforts, Prince shares that he focused on strengthening the concepts, and practised mock tests as much as possible.
The NEET topper had clarity from a very young age about pursuing a career in medicine. A comic-lover, who also is also fond of watching cartoons, Prince shares his NEET 2018 success story with Careers360.
Excerpts from the interview:
Careers360: What is your overall and section-wise score?
Prince: I scored a total of 686 out of 720. I secured 170 marks in Physics and Chemistry both, and 346 in Biology. Moreover, I have bagged AIR 1 in the OBC Category.
Careers360: What was your preparation strategy to crack NEET 2018?
Prince: I believe that regular study is the major reason behind cracking the exam. I used to attend my coaching classes regularly, and had made it a habit of revising daily whatever was taught. Apart from these classes, I used to study for at least six hours a day. Moreover, preparation of notes and revision helped me a lot during the preparation phase.
Careers360: From where did you complete your schooling?
Prince: I completed my primary education from Dhorimana, where I studied in Hindi medium till Class 10. I completed class 11 and 12 in English medium. I scored 94.17 percent in class 10 and 93.6 percent in class 12.
Careers360: When did you start preparing for medical entrance exams? Did you face any challenges initially?
Prince: After scoring good marks in Class 10, I moved to Kota for medical coaching. During the initial days, I found it a bit difficult to adjust in the new place. But then I realised that all this is necessary to achieve my goal. When I started attending coaching classes, I faced competition at national and international level. This motivated me to work harder.
Careers360: What do you like to do in your leisure time? Are you active on social media?
Prince: I am fond of reading comics. I enjoy watching cartoons and listening Bollywood songs. I am not active on social media.
Careers360: Tell us something about your family?
Prince: My father runs a medical store in Dhorimana, and my mother is a homemaker. My younger sister is in Class 8.
Careers360: What are your future plans?
Prince: Right now, I am waiting for AIIMS MBBS result. I want to study at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. But I am not sure about the branch I would like to pursue.