NEET is the single entrance examination held countrywide for admissions into the UG courses for MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BUMS, BSMS & BHMS. 12th appearing and pass-out students from all over the country participate in it. If you are one of them, this blog will help you prepare better for it.
Seven essential tips to ace NEET 2021:
- Build a strong foundation:
The basic to cracking every competitive exam is knowing the syllabus. The good thing with NEET is that its syllabus is the same as the 12th board. So, be attentive to your regular classes. Understand the theories, formulae, chemical reactions, and biological cycles thoroughly. Take help from your teachers and friends if you face any difficulty. Once all your concepts are clear, you will find it easier to ace through the questions.
- Thoroughly go through the NCERT:
Ask any successful NEET candidate. They will always suggest you be thorough with the NCERT. Since it is the only prescribed book, you must not miss it. Go through each chapter and solve all the questions.
- Solve numerical and MCQs:
NEET is an MCQ-based exam. That means you need to have a knack to solve them in the shortest possible time. Start with solving numerical and questions from the NCERT. Then you can solve any of the reputed numerical books and MCQs practice papers. These days, several online platforms also offer them. So, you can practice online also. Once done with a paper, do pay attention to the questions that you could not solve.
- Analyse question bank:
Questions banks are the ultimate repository to cracking NEET. NEET has a pattern of questions. Some chapters carry more weightage, and hence you will get more questions from them. Paying attention to those chapters will boost your score. Also, when you solve the previous year’s questions, you get an idea of the type of MCQs you will face. You can work on the weak parts.
- Solve sample question papers:
Once done with the analysis of the question bank, the next step is solving lots of sample question papers. Many students often wonder, why solve sample papers when you have already practised question banks? Because you never know what type of questions will be asked. You need to be prepared to hit the bull’s eye in the first attempt. And solving lots of sample papers is the key to it. We would suggest that you begin solving chapter-wise sample papers. That way, you will get a better idea of your preparation. If some chapter seems challenging to handle, spare extra time on clearing its concepts.
- Take mock tests:
When you are done with the thorough study of the chapters, solving questions banks, and sample papers, the time comes for the mock tests. All this while, you solved without paying attention to the time. Now, you need to practice within the time limit. Many students fail to solve questions despite knowing the answers because of the time constraint. The only way to beat it is by taking mock tests. Solve complete sample papers within 3 hours. It will mentally prepare you for D-day.
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle:
Students often overlook their health while preparing for this prestigious exam. They overlook the fact that a healthy mind resides in a healthy body. So, it is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Take 8 hours of proper sleep daily. Have a nutritious diet. Exercise for at least 30 minutes and interact with your family and friends. Meditate regularly. It will help you in managing stress and will help you concentrate better.
NEET is one of the toughest and only entrance examination that every medical aspirant must crack to study medical science. And with these tips, we hope that you prepare the best for the exam!
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