20 days to NEET 2017: Know success tips from toppers
There are nearly 20 days left for NEET 2017, which is scheduled to be held on May 7. Even though it might seem that you still have a lot of time for the D-Day, but if you do not plan your preparation strategically, you will end up in a mess. To help you plan your preparation better, Careers360 provides you a study plan for the next 20 days.
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Here we present the tried & tested strategies and success mantras of last year's toppers, who are now pursing MBBS programme from top medical colleges in India.
Focus on strength:
Going by your own evaluation, you must focus on your strong areas and build on the same. As most of the questions in NEET are based on simple concepts of NCERT, learning new topics and starting a new book is not advisable at this point of time. Instead you should put all efforts towards the areas which you have strong hold on and solve questions on the same. Nikhil Bajiya, AIR 3 of NEET 2016 advised that you should not touch new topics just before a few days of NEET . "As NEET is around the corner, now you must leave new topics that are uncomfortable to you", he said adding, "your complete focus should be on revision and strengthening your stronger sections.''
Take full length mock tests:
In last few days of your preparation, you must take mock test to familiarize yourself with actual test environment. When it comes to clearing NEET time is the most crucial factor where candidates have to solve 180 questions in three hours. Attempting these many questions in the given time is not an easy task. Thus, students need to improve their time management skill, therefore, solving full length mock test helps in this. AIR 8 of NEET 2016, Dhritiman Chatterjee, say, ''Proper time management is crucial to get a good score in NEET. Mock test gives a fair idea about the pattern and also helps in managing time accurately.''
Consolidate your preparation:
After taking mock tests and recognizing your strengths and weaknesses, you would get a broad idea about how much time you must invest per section or subject. Consolidate your study plan based on these factors and stick to it. Ensure that you give equal weightage to all subjects. Het Shah, who secured AIR 1 in NEET 2016 suggests that preparation strategy during the last days should revolve around improving on weak areas. ''I always tried to convert my weak areas into my strengths by devoting extra time on topics and concepts I found difficult to understand,'' says Het.
He also adds,''Organize your day in such a way that your mind is free from distractions during the study hours so that you put in your 100% efforts.''
Don’t compromise on accuracy:
As per the exam pattern of NEET, for every incorrect answer 1 mark would be deducted. Hence, accuracy is one of the most important factors of success in NEET. While you solve last year sample papers or test series, do not commit any mistake. ''It is important to analyze your mistakes and put in extra efforts to understand the reason behind them. This way of studying gives command over topics and boost confidence,'' says Arushi, AIR 5 and AIR 2 in NEET and AIIMS MBBS 2016, respectively.
Revision is the key to success:
During the last few weeks of your preparation, go back your basics studies and strengthen the base concept of each subject. The nature of NEET questions demand clarity on concepts. Thus, it becomes very important to brush up your skills and revise each and every topic you have studied during the two years of your preparations. Mridul Sharma, AIR 5 of AIIMS MBBS 2016 says, ''I used to revise every subject taught to me in school and coaching centre. I strictly followed revision time table and studied accordingly’’. He further adds, ''Revision not only helps you in checking your knowledge base, speed and accuracy but also boost self-confidence.''
Do not join any crash course now:
It is not advisable to join a crash course at this time when only few weeks are left for the exam. This may result in unnecessary confusion and pressure of studies on students. This time is crucial and should be utilized in strengthening weak topics with dedicated self-studies. Giving importance to rigorous self-studies, Vipul, topper of AIPMT 2015, advises to aspirants, “It is important to develop a habit of self-study and hard-work because it in the end, it’s only study hours and dedication which brings success.’’
Be focused and relax:
Keep your stress levels low. It is good to worry about the exam but don’t let the stress and anxiety take over you. Exercise, indulge yourself in recreational activities and have nutritious food. This does not only help in controlling the stress level but can also keep your emotions stable. ''I used to take evening walks to refresh my mind. This helped in breaking monotony of studies and reduced exam pressure. These recreational activities have helped me in maintaining focus and concentration'' says Sahil Bansal, AIR 4 in AIPMT 2015.
Het Shah, who secured 685 marks in NEET 2016 also suggests that, ''Believe in yourself and never get demotivated by failure. Rather, try to analyze the reason and obstacle between you and your success and give 100 % efforts to remove the same. Also remember, cracking competitive exams just don’t define your life.''
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Questions related to NEET
I filled neet ug form 2020 with fathers name Ram Kumar Sahu as my aadhar card but 10th marksheet has Ram Kr Sahu should I change it according to 10th marksheet or leave it as aadhar card.as changing by 10th result it is Ram Kr Sahu which will different from aadhar will I face problem in exam
You don't need to worry. If there was any problem, NTA would have notified you about that. If you haven't received any notification or email regarding this, you don't have to worry. Moreover, this won't be an issue during your examination, you will get your admit card, and can sit for the exam. If you wish, you can send an email to the helpline email id provided by the authorities regarding your queries. But this matter doesn't create a problem, so you need not to be worried.
Hope this answer helps you.
I have filled my neet ug 2020 application form with my fathers name as Ram Kr Sahu which is the same as my class 10 marksheet but my aadhar card has my fathers name as Ram Kumar Sahu will my neet form be rejected or will I face problem in examination centre
No you will not face any problem in examination centre, these much of changes in name are acceptable, but if you want to be super safe then take copy of your father's aadhar also ,I have experienced this in my exam , they said that these much interventions are acceptable
andra medical college st neet 15 % quota cut off
In neet 2018, 445 marks was the lowest marks that was required for st category for getting a mbbs seat in Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam under 15 % all India quota
You can check the same at
But cut off marks keeps changing every year depending upon various factors like number of students that appeared in the exam, kind of marks obtained by them , toughness level of the examination etc.
So , you should try to get at least 500 marks or more to be on the safer side
I have filled my fathers name in neet ug 2020 form as per my 10 class marksheet such as ROHIT KUMAR SINGH(exemplary name) but in my aadhar card it is ROHIT KR SINGH what do I do please guide me will it create any problem in examination centre
National Testing Agency (NTA) use to conduct NEET exam and for this year they closed the application for NEET 2020.
You need not to worry for this issue if you have not received any mail or notification regarding any mismatch in your application form. As NTA verifies on their own for each and every application and if any mismatch or any discrepancy is found they notify the candidate about that and if you did not received any such kind of mail, than you are safe and your application has been registered successfully.
If there will be any problem in counseling or in any other process after exam than you can use affidavit.
Some possible circumstances in which your NEET application might be rejected are:
- If an incomplete application has been submitted.
- The same Candidate has submitted more than one application forms
- If the details mentioned in the application mismatched with the document that you have uploaded.
For more details about NEET 2020 you should refer to the link given below :-
I hope this information helps you.
neet coaching academies in sangali , Maharashtra
Neet is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental & other Colleges/ Institutes in India.
Here are some top coaching Institutes for neet preparation in sangli :-
1. Sucess Academy of Science
2. Deccan institutes
3. Aditya Tutorials
4. Birje Biology coaching classes
5. Saraswati IIT Academy
6. Career point
Hope this helps:)