The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test commonly known as NEET is a competitive entrance exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for medical aspirants seeking admission to undergraduate BDS and MBBS courses across the country. Every year thousands of candidates apply for NEET making it one of the toughest competitive entrance exams in India.
As the level of competition is very high for NEET exam, students should work hard in order to get admission into the top medical colleges in India. But along with hard work aspirants must follow a proper preparation strategy to score well in the examination. Some study tips to prepare for NEET 2018 is given in the points mentioned below.
Know the syllabus
The first step that students must take before preparing for the exam is getting completely familiar with the NEET exam syllabus. The NEET syllabus has over 13000 concepts so a student’s preparation must be top notch. Knowing the syllabus also helps students as they can compare their board exam syllabus with the NEET syllabus. This is beneficial for students as they will not have to give extra time to prepare for the common chapter.
Follow a timetable
Until and unless a student follows a timetable it can be tough for them to complete NEET syllabus. Following a well planned timetable will help students stick with their preparation strategy and will also create a sense of seriousness in students.
Good study materials
Books are one of the most important components while preparing for a medical competitive exam. Students must refer to the NEET books which contain the complete exam syllabus as prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education. NCERT textbooks are considered the best study material for NEET exam. Aspirants can also consult with their teachers and mentors and check the books they recommend.
Making notes while preparing for NEET exam is one of the best ways to develop memory skills and understand the concepts more effectively. Candidates must make a habit of writing down all the important concepts and theories in a notebook while preparing for the exam. The notes can be also used before the exam for revision purpose which can save candidates a lot of their time.
Practice question papers
One of the best methods to understand the nature of NEET exam is by solving NEET sample papers and NEET previous year question papers. Solving NEET question papers make students familiar with the exam pattern, marking scheme and the difficulty level of questions of the exam. Students are advised to solve question papers and sample papers on a regular basis to excel in the competitive exam. Practicing question papers will also help students to crack NEET exam more confidently.
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