NEET 2020 Topper Interview: Tummala Snikitha (AIR 3)
NEET 2020 Topper Interview: On October 16, 2020, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test- NEET 2020 result in the online mode. In NEET 2020 session, as many as 7,71,500 candidates have qualified NEET 2020, while 13,66,945 appeared. Securing AIR 3, A young girl, Tummala Snikitha has put her first foot towards starting a career as a doctor. Coming from an educated family, Tummala's parents are Doctors. Asking about her preparations strategies, this NEET exam topper, who has secured AIR 3, said that she didn't derive herself from her goal and kept focusing on the preparations.
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Aspirants seeking for information regarding the Tummala Snikitha, AIR 3, NEET 2020 topper, can go through the article below to know the details about the preparation strategies and tips to prepare for NEET 2021.
Careers360: Congratulations on your NEET result! How are your feelings on this achievement?
Tummala: I was happy and excited when I checked my result. I’m looking forward to my future in medicine.
Careers360: What motivated you to choose medicine as a career? When did you decide to become a doctor?
Tummala: My parents motivated me to the field of medicine. I decided two years back that I want to become a doctor.
Careers360: Is this your first attempt? When did you start your preparations for the NEET exam? How did you go about it?
Tummala. Yes, this is my first attempt. I started preparing for NEET 2020 two years back.
Careers360: The lockdown was announced in March and things changed. How did you prepare for NEET 2020 during COVID-19?
Tummala. The lockdown actually did not affect my preparations. I did not let my focus shift to anywhere else.
Careers360: Did you take any coaching for NEET 2020?
Tummala: Yes, I took coaching from Sri Chaitanya
Careers360: What was your daily routine for NEET before lockdown and after? How much time did you devote to self-study because coaching can only teach you but you have to do the work?
Tummala: It was almost the same, except before lockdown, I used to attend classes in my college and then came back home and study for 8 to 9 hours. And after lockdown, I used to study at home and used to take online classes.
Careers360: Which one is your strong subject(s) and the which one is your weak one?
Tummala: I have a strong hand in all three subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Careers360: What was your exam day strategy?
Tummala: In NEET 2020 exam, I first completed my Biology paper, since it carries more number of questions and then Chemistry and Physics.
Careers360: Which college is your dream college for studying medicine? What is your aspiration in the field of medicine and which specialization would you be interested in?
Tummala: I want to get into AIIMS, New Delhi. I’m still thinking about the specialization that I see myself working in the future.
Careers360: How did your family support you and motivate you during this stressful lockdown period? How did you de-stress during your preparation?
Tummala: My parents have been extremely supportive throughout my NEET preparation journey.
Careers360: What would you suggest to future NEET aspirants in terms of preparation, attitude etc?
Tummala: Keep your focus tight and work hard towards your goals.
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Questions related to NEET
I am scoring 422 in neet UG 2021 category - obc(ncl) .can I get semi govt college for mbbs ?
Your profile suggest you are from Delhi.
So delhi state quota cut off marks goes even higher than AIQ quota cut off.
Last year AIQ counseling cut off marks for OBC category was 611 marks for govt/semi govt medical college.
Whereas in delhi state quota cut off marks for OBC category was almost around 600 marks.
So your marks are way too low to get govt or semi govt medical college in delhi state or AIQ counseling.
You may get deemed medical college for studying MBBS at your expected marks. Some colleges you may try are
• Amrita institute of medical science, kochi
• KIMS, bhubneswar
•bhartiya Vidyapeeth, sangli
• Jawaharlal Nehru medical college, belgavi, karnataka
•shri siddharth medical college,tumkur, karnataka
You can use NEET UG college predictor tool for knowing chances of getting MBBS BDS ayush colleges at your expected marks.
Hope this information helps you
All the best
i am from himachal i scored 454 in neet can i get government mbbs seat
I am assuming you from general category.
It is difficult to make prediction as cut off keeps changing every year depending upon various factors like
number of students that appeared in the neet examination,
kind of marks obtained by students in neet ,
toughness level of the neet examination,
number of seats available etc.
when we go through previous year trends
>>>>>> With 454 marks,
You have low chances for mbbs in government colleges even under Himachal pradesh state quota.
You have chances in deemed universities for mbbs which are listed below along with their cut off rank in neet 2020,2nd round all india counselling conducted for 100 % deemed university seats :-
----------) SBKS Med. Inst. and Res. Centre, Sumandeep Vadodara:- 446 marks
----------) Yenepoya Manglaore:-436 marks
----------) Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar:- 426 marks
----------) B.L.D.E University, Bijapur:- 387 marks
----------) MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai:- 380 marks
And a few more
This has been predicted on the basis of previous years data but cutoff keeps changing so to have clear picture of the complete list of colleges in which you have chances, you can go through our college predictor at
With the help of predicted colleges you can make better choice while filling your choices of colleges during your counselling
To help in your counselling, we have mbbs companion in which in addition to college predictor tool you also get information regarding various counselling i. e all india , deemed, central and state counselling and you get to attend live webinars with experts to guide you and get all your doubts cleared. The link is given below:-
bpt in Maharashtra without neet and CET ?
Here is the list of some of the top BPT colleges in Maharashtra offering admission without NEET exam:
1. Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai
2. Lokmanya Tilak municipal Medical College, Sion
3. Krishna Institute of Medical sciences, Karad
4. Topiwala National medical college and BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai
5. Sancheti Healthcare Academy, Pune
6. MGM Institute of Physiotherapy, Aurangabad
7. Government Medical College, Nagpur
8. Terna Physiotherapy College, Nerul
9. Siddhakala Ayurvedic College, Ahmednagar
10. Mahatma Gandhi mission's College of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai
For more relevant information, you may visit here:
Hope this helps, all the best.
If I am belonging to sc category in hilly area in maharashtra and my neet 2021 score is 302 can I get bams government or government aided college In maharashtra like in Pune ,mumbai, satara, sangali, kolhapur?? or is there any chances in Karnataka?
Nothing fixed can be said until NEET 2021 results come out. Cut offs and ranks vary every year depending on the difficulty level of the paper, the number of seats available and the performance of the students.
Keeping this in mind, based on previous year data with 302 marks you may get a rank between 356873-373742. You can also predict your rank using NEET Rank Predictor https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-rank-predictor?utm_source=qna&utm_medium=neet_rp
Based on previous year cut off, you can get private dental seats in Karnataka. You can get a seat in OPEN/OTHERS/NRI category. To get a complete list of colleges in which you can get MBBS/BDS seat, you can use NEET College Predictor https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-college-predictor?utm_source=qna&utm_medium=neet_cp
expected date of neet 2021 result
The NEET 2021 exam was held on 12th September 2021, the result or result date for the same is not yet declared by NTA, NEET 2021 result is expected to release soon on their official website ntaresults.nic.in or neet.nta.nic.in, as the answer keys are released already so result will also declare very soon , students can check their NEET result by entering the asked credentials such as their Roll number, Date Of Birth and security Pin.
Details such as student's name, their subject wise total marks, percentile scores, AIR for 15% AIQ seats and cutoff score will be printed on the scorecard.
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Hope this helps, all the best.