5 Common Mistakes To Avoid While Preparing For Medical Entrance Exams

Students aspiring to become a doctor or who wish to continue their studies in medicines should first achieve to score a good rank in Medical Entrance Examinations. There are more than 20 Medical Entrance Examinations which are conducted every year and as per the viewpoint, there are a lot of changes seen in most of the medical entrance exam question paper pattern and is becoming more difficult for students every year.

AIPMT, NEET, AIIMS, JIPMER are the top medical entrance examination in India, which are conducted annually by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission into both MBBS and BDS courses in several medical colleges across the country. Due to the huge competition, it requires both hard work and also the exact skills to clear it. Therefore, it is essential to confirm that the students are preparing for their exams in the right direction.

Here are some common mistakes which students should avoid while preparing for medical exams:

Not having a Study Plan 

Most of the students just ignore following the timetable and finally fail to complete their syllabus due to the lack of time. Hence, students are suggested to prepare an effective study plan before starting with their preparations. This not only helps in completing their syllabus on time, it also helps students to have a revision of the syllabus to avoid last minute panic attacks.

Ignoring Study Materials 

There are many students who ignore the CBSE Class 11 study materials and other NCERT books while preparing for medical entrance exams. These study materials will be very helpful for all medical exams as it provides a foundation, and also delivers a thorough understanding of every single topic. The NCERT books include sample papers, previous year question paper, and mock test papers for the student’s practice. Apart from all these, most of the questions for AIPMT exams are directly selected from these NCERT books. Therefore include NCERT books along with other study materials.

Not Having Self-Test 

Most of the students just memorize the formulas, other important concepts and keep on revising the entire day. As there will be huge syllabus to complete they usually just ignore the mock tests. It is essential for all the students to check their performance level by solving sample papers and other previous year question papers under the exam circumstance as they will learn about the time management skill, their performance level and can also figure out the topics in which they are weak and need more revisions.

Spending more Time on Same or Simple Topics:  

There are many simple topics which do not require much revising. Students spend more time on revising the same and simple topics again and again. There are many other high weightage topics which require a number of revisions. Therefore, make a note of all important topics in a sheet and revise accordingly.

Know about the Complete Syllabus and the Paper Pattern:  

As we all know, the exam syllabus and the question papers keep on changing. So every student should be aware of the current syllabus, important topics, and question paper pattern and also about the rules and regulations.

These were a few common mistakes which should be avoided while preparing for Medical Entrance exams. Aspirants preparing for NEET and other Medical Entrance exams can download all the information regarding the syllabus, timetable, cbse study materials and question papers from the official website and achieve their goal.

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