National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test or NEET is an important exam for students if they are looking to pursue a career in the medical field. This entrance exam is the gateway to many prominent medical institutions (be it private or public) in India. However, it goes without saying that clearing NEET exams is not easy. The syllabus is vast and there is a lot of competition as lakhs of candidates appear for the exam every year. Further, students are under a lot of pressure to not only perform well but score higher marks than the rest.
Therefore, it is crucial for students to develop an effective preparation strategy. Besides, the NEET exam 2019 requires a lot of smart planning and practice. Students also need to put in a lot of hard work and at the same time follow proper guidelines for the upcoming examination. To help aspirants be on the right track during their preparation journey we have put together several tips and strategies which they can follow and take a closer step towards clearing NEET exam.
Know Everything About The Exam
The first thing any aspirant should do is understand what the exam is all about. They should be aware of general information like the eligibility criteria for the exam, application and forms, fees, exam dates amongst others.
Now that you have a good idea of the exam, you should develop an efficient preparation strategy for the exam. Start early and create a suitable timetable for studying. Plan your daily studies so that you will be able to cover the entire syllabus on time and also remember to focus on both your strong and weak areas.
Get An Overview Of The Syllabus
You should always go through the NEET syllabus. Why? It will help you understand the demands or the main objectives of the whole curriculum. Moreover, you will get a clear idea of the important topics, exam pattern, questions and marking schemes.
Focus on The Fundamentals
NEET exams are designed in such a way that it will test your understanding and in-depth knowledge of both basic and advanced topics discussed in science subjects. You should fully master the fundamental and core concepts. And, always make sure to understand the concept rather than mugging it up.
The Right Study Resources
While there are many resources available today both offline and online, it is always best to choose the right one which helps you study productively. As such, previous candidates have suggested that NCERT books are the best and effective study tools for NEET.
Make Sure to Revise Regularly
Conducting regular revision can help you retain all the information you have already learned. In addition to this, start solving question papers from the previous year or sample papers or take up mock tests and these all will help you determine your preparation level. You will be the best judge of your learning so far and also get an idea about your weak areas that you should focus on.
Take Some Time Off
It is not always about books. Do indulge yourself in activities that will help you to relax. Eat healthy food, play games and exercise regularly. All these will help you be in the right mindset for the exams.
These are some of the proven tips which you can follow and come out with flying colours in the exams.
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