The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET exam) is every student’s gateway to fulfilling the dream of becoming a doctor. With barely three months left for the exam, lakhs of aspiring doctors in the country (including you) are leaving no stone unturned to prepare themselves for a good score. The exam is not very tough but certainly highly competitive. In this article, we will share some NEET 2019 tips and tricks to help you crack the exam.
The last three months of preparation are critical for any exam. Regardless of how much you have studied throughout the year, if you cannot bring it all together within these last 90 days, then getting the desired rank might get difficult. Read on…
NEET 2019 Tips and Tricks
If you have already started preparing, then you aware of the syllabus and exam pattern. However, if you are just starting your preparation, then the first place to start is by understanding them. Once you have a clear picture of the exam, follow these NEET 2019 tips and tricks:
Find out where you currently stand
Regardless of the amount of preparation done, you must assess your proficiency in the subjects now. With three months left, you still have time to learn some new concepts and/or practice problems. In order to assess your preparation level, take some mock tests or appear for some test series. Once you get the results, analyze your performance well. Identify your areas of strength and weakness. Use this information to create a study plan for one month wherein you will try to improve on your weak areas while building on your strengths.
If you find this too overwhelming, then you can follow a structured plan as explained below:
A Structured 3-month Study Plan
Here is the three-month plan broken down into three monthly plans:
In the first month, cover the following topics:
In Physics, spend the first week, studying Electrostatics including electric potential and capacitance and also electric charges and fields. During the second week, you can look at Mechanics, followed by Magnetism in the third week and Current Electricity including alternating currents and also electromagnetism in the fourth week.
In Chemistry, spend the first week, studying the basics of Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons, and also Halides. During the second week, you can look at Hydrocarbons and Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen. Further, you can touch Organic Chemistry including Ketones, Aldehydes, and Ether in the third week and Polymers and Chemistry in Everyday Life in the fourth.
In Biology, spend the first week, studying Diversity in the Living World (excluding the Animal Kingdom). During the second week, you can look at Reproduction, followed by Cell Structure and Functions in the third and Biology in Human Welfare in the fourth week.
In the second month, cover the following topics:
In Physics, spend the first week, studying the Laws of Motion and also Work, Energy, and Power. During the second week, you can look at Optics and Modern Physics, followed by Kinematics in the third week and Mechanics of Solids and Fluids and also Gravitation in the fourth week.
In Chemistry, spend the first week, studying the Mole Concept and also the States of Matter. During the second week, you can look at Solid State, Equilibrium and Solutions. Further, you can touch Atomic Structure in the third week and Chemical Kinematics along with Surface Chemistry in the fourth.
In Biology, spend the first week, studying Structural Organization in Plants and Animals. During the second week, you can look at Evolution and also Genetics, followed by Physiology in the third and Biotechnology and its applications in the fourth week.
In the third month, cover the following topics:
In Physics, spend the first week, studying Semiconductors and also Atomic Nucleus. During the second week, you can look at Thermodynamics, Properties of Matter, and Kinetic Theory of Gases. Further, you can follow it with Mechanics (including Oscillations and Waves) in the third week and Electromagnetic Waves and Communication Systems in the fourth week.
In Chemistry, spend the first week, studying Chemical Bonding. During the second week, you can look at d & f Block Elements. Further, you can touch Classification of Elements, s Block Elements, and Hydrogen and its compounds in the third week and p Block Elements in the fourth.
In Biology, spend the first week, studying Exchange of gases, body fluids, and circulation. During the second week, you can look at Ecology, followed by Plant Physiology in the third and Animal Kingdom in the fourth week.
Some Additional Tips
- Whether it is the plan suggested above or a plan that you make, ensure that you stick to it.
- Keep a track of your progress.
- Revising what you have studied is absolutely essential – do not skip the revision
- Solve some previous years’ question papers, take mock tests and join a test series
- Give yourself adequate rest and food. Remember to exercise a bit too.
Regardless of the outcome of the NEET exam, set yourself up to give it your best shot. It is important to stay focused, positive and motivated at all times. 90 days can change your life and give you the future you desire. Pull up your socks and crack the exam. Good Luck!