NEET PG 2020 PREPARATION TIPS
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National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for the Post Graduate (PG) course. For the academic year 2020, NEET PG is scheduled for January 5, 2020. The exam requires a smart study plan and loads of practice. Start with the topics that have maximum weightage in the exam.
Certain topics are more crucial that others depending upon the exam pattern. The candidates should take note of such topics and pay more attention to them. These topics have more weightage and allow candidates to score better with a better understanding of it. A list of the important topics is attached here:
|TOPIC||POINTS TO BE FOCUSSED|
|Pathology||Initial 5-6 chapters from Robin’s small book.|
|PSM||Changes in NHP’s, recent advances and vaccines|
|Shorter subjects||Anesthesia, Dermatology and Radiology|
Comprehensive and systematic preparation is needed to qualify for the exam. The exam is of national level and thorough efforts are required for a successful result. NEET PG 2020 syllabus is based on UG standard of Medical Council of India. The aspiring candidates should have in-depth knowledge of the topics studied at the undergraduate level. Candidates should start preparing as a lot is to be revised before the exam and the time is always slipping away. The following tips should be kept in mind while preparing for the NEET PG 2020 exam:
Prepare a schedule: Candidates should have clarity in the mind about what to prepare for the exam. Thus, there is a need to select the target to be achieved. The major points to be taken care of are:
Manage the time: Effective management of time means complete utilization of the time for our benefit. The NEET PG syllabus if very comprehensive and bulky. Following points should be kept in mind:
Divide the topics: Instead of dealing with a huge topic it is better to break it into smaller sub-portions and then deal with it. The candidates can take small portions of the topic daily and it will be easier to understand a vast subject.
Clarification of doubts: While preparing for the NEET PG 2020 exam the candidates preparing for the exam will come across problems, difficulties and doubts. These questions must be addressed and answers should be found for them. The candidates can seek help from the subject expert, teachers and scholars. For a good hold and deep knowledge of the topics, all the doubts must be clarified.
Regular assessment: A daily analysis of the progress should be done by the candidates. Unless the achievement level is known the preparation is meaningless. This will allow the candidates to revise their preparation methods. The candidates can assess their performance in the following ways:
Take a break: After putting heavy labour during study hours the candidates need some rest and relaxation. Take a small break refresh and come back to the study. This will allow for rejuvenation of the faculties and better performance. It will also reduce a candidate’s stress levels and re-energize them.
At the last moment, the revision should be highly specific and selective. For overall revision, Pre and Para subjects must be given emphasis by the students. These subjects would be important for merit and a good score. Though other subjects like Medicine, Surgery, OBS & Gynecology, and Pediatrics are also of primary importance. The candidates can spend less time on Medicine as about 21 multiple choice questions are asked from this subject.
Take revision crash courses or consider handbooks and short books to cover all the topics in the revision. All the left-out subject topics shall also be covered this way.
The following reference books will help the candidate in preparing for NEET PG 2020. These books have questions bearing the correct exam pattern and will give candidates an idea on the different types and category of questions they can expect from the various subjects.
|DAMS Beat The NEET||Sumer K Sethi||978-8184451214|
|All India PG Medical Entrance Exam with Answers||Gupta, Krishnamurthy & Sethi||978-8123925776|
|Postgraduate Medical Entrance Exam, Volume 2 & 3||Amit Tripathi & Ashish Gupta||978-9380438771|
|DNB CET Review for Primary and Post Diploma||Vaibhav Bharat & Ishad Aggarwal||978-8189477219|
|Self Assessment and Review of NEET Pattern Question||Arvind Arora||978-9380438658|
There are certain practices that should be avoided while preparing for the NEET PG Exam. The practices no to be done while the candidates are:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College