National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), that replaced the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) last year, is conducted to select candidates for MBBS and BDS courses in medical colleges across the country. Thousands of students appeared for the NEET examination last year and several thousand have registered to appear for NEET 2017. It takes a lot of hard work and determination to get through a tough competitive examination such as this. So, all those of you planning to appear for this exam must ensure your NEET 2017 preparation is done the right way in order to get into your dream college.
In order to ensure proper NEET 2017 Preparation you must have a fair idea about the NEET examination pattern. Here is a look at the same:
- The exam will include four different sections – Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
- There shall be a total of 180 objective type questions. Each section will include 45 questions.
- The exam shall held only in the offline mode.
Tips for NEET 2017 Preparation:
- Get the Syllabus Right
It goes without saying that in order to prepare thoroughly for your NEET exam you must know the syllabus. So the first step towards NEET 2017 preparation is to gather information about the syllabus.
- Prepare a Study Plan
Once you have the syllabus handy, it is time to prepare a schedule to cover it all on time. Your schedule must be workable and you must follow it diligently to ensure thorough NEET 2017 preparation.
- Prepare Notes
You need to refer to several books while studying different topics for NEET 2017 preparation. It is suggested to note down important points from each of these books to prepare your notes. Your notes must be all-inclusive yet precise.
- Revise Regularly
Don’t just study chapter after chapter, revise them simultaneously in order to retain them well. It is suggested to revise your lessons from your hand-written notes rather than juggling between different books.
- Give Mock Tests
Your NEET 2017 preparation would only be half complete if you do not give mock tests. Mock tests such as those made available by Etoosindia give you a clear idea about the examination pattern. Giving these regularly helps improve speed and also acquaints you with the areas you are weak in.
- Work on the Weak Areas
Once you know the areas you are weak in you must work on them. Clarify any doubt that you have to have a clear understanding of the concept.
- Eat Right
Besides studying hard for the examination, you must also make sure that you have a balanced diet to stay healthy all through your NEET 2017 preparation period.
- Take Adequate Sleep
Many students make the mistake of compromising on their sleep in order to give more time to study. It is suggested to take a sleep of 7-8 hours every night to wake up fresh the next morning and stay energised all through the day.
Though the time is limited however you must squeeze in at least half an hour per day to exercise. This helps keep stress at bay and also boosts your power to concentrate.
Recommended Books for NEET 2017 Preparation
Here are some of the books that will help you prepare better for NEET 2017:
- The Pearson Guide to the Medical Entrance Examinations for NEET/AFMC/AIIMS by K.K. Arora, N.K. Sharma, B.K. Trivedi. Publisher: Pearson.
- Physics for NEET (All India Pre-Medical Test): Vol 2 by C.P. Singh
- Complete NEET Guide Physics for NEET 2017 by MTG Editorial Board
- Pradeep’s Objective Chemistry Vol1 & 2 for NEET (2017 Edition) by Paperback
- Complete AIPMT Guide: Bio, Phy, Chem (Combo) for AIPMT 2014 by MTG Editorial Board
- Complete NEET Guide Biology for NEET 2017 by MTG Editorial Board
Good Luck for your NEET 2017 preparation!