Conducted in 10 different languages, the biggest and the toughest medical entrance exam is the NEET. Only those who qualify NEET will be eligible to take admission to medical undergraduate programs like MBBS and BDS, in the medical colleges, in India. In this article you will know about the preparation Strategy to crack NEET Exam.
Being a centralized medical test, it is taken by almost 11-12 lakh people competing for only 1 lakh seats. With this, the difficulty level of the exam could be guessed pertaining to the level of competition.
As the competition gets high, aspirants should focus on preparing the subjects very well. Even though NEET exam is the toughest, it is not at all impossible to crack the same if you have a well-structured preparation strategy for all concepts in the NEET subjects.
Class 12 students! We guess that your preparations are on full swing. Also we hear some of you puzzled about when to start and where to start. Worry not! We will tell you how you can make it happen. Let’s get started with discussing the possible solutions and strategies on approaching each subject for NEET 2018.
Preparation Strategy For NEET 2018
The initial step to any exam preparation is to know the syllabus of the exam. NEET syllabus is subjected to change based on the state board and CBSE curriculum and the updated syllabus will be available for download in the official website. The syllabus usually consists of chapters from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of class XI and class XII. As of now, for 2018, the syllabus is expected to remain the same as previous year.
Soon after knowing the syllabus, analyze the previous year question papers so as to know the pattern in which the questions are framed. They help you to get an idea about the weightage of the topics and the distribution of questions.
Once you are clear with the syllabus and the pattern of the exam, learn the concepts thoroughly and start attempting as much as mock tests as you can. Practicing regularly with mock tests will help you to get the speed to attempt the questions in the exam.
Continue reading to know the strategy for preparing all the three subjects.
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How To Prepare For NEET Physics Section?
For the past two years, Physics was considered to be the toughest section in the NEET exam. It is framed so because, the medical students should be strong with the fundamentals of physics so as to understand the diagnostic procedures and the instruments used in diagnostics.
Based on the analysis of the previous year question papers, NEET physics have more questions from chapters like Dual nature of matter and radiation, Magnetism, Thermodynamics, Work, power, and energy, modern physics, and Mechanical properties,these chapters should be given priority in your study plan whereas, the chapters such as the Semiconductor, kinematics, waves, electric field, and alternating current had lesser number of questions. Mostly the questions were numerical and time consuming.
Physics is a subject which cannot be learnt bye-heart. It can be learnt only by understanding the concepts first and then trying to apply it to your daily life. This will not only improve your analytical skills but also will help you in knowing the right concept to be applied for a right problem.
Apart from the NCERT books, practicing with the HC VERMA’s book; designed especially for the entrance exams will help you in grasping concepts easy and quick.
How To Prepare For NEET Chemistry Section?
In 2016, chemistry was considered the second toughest section as most of the questions were tricky but in 2017, students felt that the paper was moderate in terms of difficulty. However, the questions were still tricky but those who were clear with the concepts felt it easier to attempt. Understanding the basic concepts in chemistry enable the medical students to gain knowledge about the chemical reactions that happen in our body.
Chemistry as a subject is classified into three major portions namely the physical chemistry, organic chemistry, and the inorganic chemistry. Previous year papers have most of the questions from the chapters chemical bonding, basic concepts of chemistry, aldehydes, equilibrium, alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes, ketones and carboxylic acids, and the s, d, and f block elements. These topics should be given priority whereas lesser number of questions were asked from chapters such as Alcohol, phenol, ethers, solutions, haloalkanes and haloarenes.
As you can see, organic chemistry occupies major part of the exam hence preparation should start with that chapter. It actually involves patience in dealing with the concepts as it takes more time to understand them clearly. Apart from the NCERT books, reading the book ‘Organic Chemistry’ by Robert Thornton Morrison will enable you in grasping concepts.
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How To Prepare For NEET Biology Section?
Both the years, Biology was the easiest section of all and the students were able to get more marks in this section. This particular section is considered as the savior as it helped in compensating the marks lost in physics and chemistry.
Based on the analysis of previous year question papers, for biology, most of the questions were asked from the physiology and animal husbandry sections. And, the most important chapters according to the experts include: Animal kingdom, Reproduction, and Plant physiology as most of the questions were based on these chapters. Other chapters like Biotechnology and its applications, breathing and exchange of gases, mineral nutrition, digestion and absorption has lesser number of questions.
Almost all of the questions in biology are direct and easy. Thus, reading NCERT books and having a thorough knowledge on the chapters is more than enough to crack the exam.
Apart from the strategy of preparing subject-wise, you should also have an overall strategy of preparation like making a study table, making concepts clear, revising several times, and practicing more number of previous questions along with attempting mock tests will help you in getting a perfect score in the exam.