The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the most talked about undergraduate entrance examination that is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. A deciding test for several medical aspirants, the test brings with it the age old excitement as well as a new sense of anxiety as students prepare to face the NEET. In the process of preparation students are absorbed to any talk of tips and tricks that can assist them in clearing the entrance. In view of the need of the hour a few tips have been leaved to assist students in their preparation.
Know your exam: Details such as important dates, syllabus covered, the different sections and which abilities are tested, the pattern format, the division of marks and the negative marking system will help you plan for the preparation time.
Know the important topics: The important topics that you should be thorough with in Physics – a) Mechanics & Electrodynamics, b) Mechanical properties of matter and c) Heat & Thermodynamics, Optics, Modern Physics, Oscillation and Waves are easy topics but the questions asked are usually more formula or direct theory based with less of concepts; Chemistry – a) Physical, b) Organic and Inorganic Chemistry and Coordination compounds, c) Name reactions in Organic chemistry are extremely important so ensure that you do them thoroughly along with sufficient examples and d) Stoichiometry (find quicker methods for these topics); Botany – a) Plant kingdom and genetics and for Zoology – a) Human reproduction and evolution.
Practice: When it comes to calculations the best way to develop confidence it nothing else but our old method practice, practice and then practice some more until and unless you are able to get the right answer. The more you solve sums with the formula the better you will remember them.
Balance your time efficiently: You need to form a time table and allot a certain amount of time to the topics and subjects that you find difficult so that you can focus more on such topics.
Know which topics to learn when: Don’t learn a new topic just before the exam or spend time on subjects that are difficult. Instead revise what you have already done and perfect these topics.
Use Memory improvement techniques: Try and make use of memory improvement method like Loci, form acronyms or rhymes to remember terms, revise and rehearse topics that you have completed.
Study Tips: Create flow charts, tree diagrams, drawings, pictures, charts etc. to remember important points. Make use of stick on notes by writing down the important key words.
Keep distractions away and avoid procrastination: It is important for you to not be distracted by social networking sites and phones when preparing for NEET exam.
Last but not the least Health Matters: It is important to ensure that you get enough rest, eat a balanced diet and most importantly exercise. It is important that you sleep in time, eat properly and exercise, if you wish to perform well in the examinations because both the body and the mind need to rest to function to its maximum potential.