Becoming a successful doctor is a dream for every medical student. To make their dream come true, lakhs of aspirants appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test every year. However, in order to make it to the top notch colleges, it is imperative to not only crack the exam but also make it to the top ranks. And this is possible only when you work hard as well as smart making the most of the available time.
With just a few months left for the NEET 2018 exam, you might be preparing for the exam with a great zeal aiming to crack it in one go. But burning the midnight oil to get the desired rank in one of the toughest medical exams held in the country is not enough. You need to follow a proper NEET 2018 study plan and expert preparation strategy to smoothly cruise through the exam. Considering the variables, the students must plan strategically.
As NEET is based mainly on the NCERT textbooks, therefore, a thorough revision of the NCERT is a must.
1. HAVE A PLAN AND FOLLOW IT
Mainly there are three types of question patterns in every exam. Try to prepare for topics as per the weightage in NEET.
2. MUST ATTEMPT
The important topics under this group are Cell Structure, Photosynthesis, Biotechnology, Genetics, Plant Morphology, Evolution, Cellular Respiration etc.
3. GIVE YOUR BEST SHOT
The topics comprise of Digestion & Absorption, Animal Reproduction and Development, Breathing & Exchange of gases, Ecology, Biological classification etc.
4. DO ONLY IF YOU HAVE ENOUGH TIME
This section mainly comprises of Animal Kingdom, Animal Tissues, Anatomy of Flowering Plants and Plant growth & development etc.
Topics like Plantae and Animalia must be prepared carefully since it is extensive and time-consuming. However, more importance on the characters of Phylum in Non-Chordates and up to the class level in Chordates. Students are recommended to study all the examples given in NCERT along with the common names.
Prepare ‘Human Physiology’, ‘Plant Physiology’, ‘Cell Biology’, and ‘Biomolecules’ from class 11 syllabus as per the previous year questions papers in NEET or AIPMT examinations.
Also, remember the common and scientific names of the organisms from kingdom Animalia and Plantae.
Practice as many numerical problems from ‘Genetics’ as you can, along with the pedigree chart, You must also set up a strong knowledge base conceptually about ‘Biotechnology’ and ‘Ecology’.
5. PRACTICE TO BECOME BETTER
Practice is the most vital activity. Don’t leave the practice part after you have completed the syllabus. Try to continue your assessment with various types of Mock tests, practice papers and sample papers that are available online for NEET.
Try to analyse the mock test when you are done, without analysis you will not be able to find out your weak areas for NEET exam. Last but not the least; do remember that NEET paper being Biology-centric doesn’t mean that you can overlook Physics and Chemistry. Both subjects are high scoring and have to be prepared well.
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