What is NEET exam?
NEET is the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test conducted by the CBSE for admission to Medical and Dental colleges managed by both Central and State governments as well as deemed Universities and Institutes. NEET is conducted once in a year in the month of July - August. Candidates can register online for NEET for which the registration process opens in the month of May every year. Students of 12th class can do their preparation for the NEET entrance examination themselves or even take help from any good coaching centers in Chennai.
Supreme Court has re-introduced NEET as a single tier entrance exam all over India replacing AIPMT along with State and University level medical entrance exams for MBBS & BDS program.
Tamil Nadu state government was able to acquire a one-year exemption for 2017 alone as it doesn’t provide a fair platform for the students in the rural & underprivileged sections who cant afford such high expenses on coaching for entrance examinations and the higher workload on students preparing for the NEET entrance examination. TN state government which has abolished Entrance examinations for professional courses in 2006 must now have their students prepared for the next NEET exam to compete with the rest of the states equally or above.
Every student must come out of the perception that Central Board students can clear NEET exam wherein State Board students cannot. One should understand that there is not much difference between both the syllabi. The basic concepts are definitely the same and what is more important to clear NEET is how thorough you are with your concepts.
NEET Preparation Tips
NEET is going to the only focus for the students who are looking for medial in India hereafter. As it is comparatively new and not many previous exams were held, candidates might face trouble in understanding the guidelines of the examination, counseling procedures and the seat allotment. The good news is that NEET exam will follow a similar pattern as to how AIPMT exam was designed. Needless to mention that the NEET exam will test candidates knowledge in Botany, Chemistry, Physics and Zoology subjects and the syllabus would purely be based on NCERT text books. Here are some valuable tips for those students who are looking for a great result & rank in the NEET exam.
1. Go with NCERT Books:
This is mandatory because the examination launched by CBSE and the questions would be retrieved from the textbooks of NCERT as stated in CBSE syllabus for 11th and 12th classes. These NCERT guide books will all the concepts which you must be extremely thorough with.
2. Grab more tests:
Mock Tests must be your second priority which will helps you to get familiar on the exam pattern and have you mentally prepared for the exam day. Tracking and measuring your performance in these tests will get you ready with winning strategies for the NEET exam. Mock tests conducted by coaching centers for NEET would be the best option as they scrutinize the exam pattern and prepare the most probable exam papers.
No preparation is complete if you do not evaluate yourself regularly basis. If you find yourself stuck with a particular topic, then seek help from teachers in your NEET coaching center, seniors or your classmates who know that concept well. Whatever you do, just don’t ignore these topics which can cost you precious marks in the exam. All you need is revisiting the topic for better understanding, and some practice to perfect it.
3. Prioritize topics:
The previous exam patterns and the blueprint will reveal selected topics that are definitely important for the NEET IIT JEE programme. Prioritize these topics and master them completely. Include them in your revisions more number of times and acquire a complete grip on them.
4. Keep taking breaks:
Study one at a time and schedule some free time for your brain. Taking short breaks and having power naps can help you relax and also release the stress out of your mind.
5. Day by day or Weekend Planner:
Day by day or weekend schedule will let you track your preparation and modify your timings and flexibility accordingly. This will improve your performance big time. Rather than having a static routine for studying, create a dynamic schedule which would offer a change in your activities.
If you are being trained at a coaching center for NEET in Chennai, then they would provide you with the best schedule too which can reduce your workload at least by a bit.
6. Lets figure out the Books for NEET:
You can find a curated book list which can help you crack the NEET successfully.
• Physics Book: CBSE PMT 3 Volume sets by Aggarwal. P
• Biology Book: Pradeep
• SC Verma (Part1 & Part2) ABC Chemistry
• Organic Chemistry Arihant
• MTG CBSE PMT Dinesh - Chemistry Class 11
• Class 12 Chemistry - Dinesh
• Biology Volume 1 from Trueman's
• Biology Volume 2 from Trueman's
• Objective Biology from Truemans
• Oxford Publication book of AC Dutta for Botany
• Physics Vol 1 from HC Verma
• Physics Vol 2 from HC Verma
• Organic Chemistry from Morrison Boyd
•Julio de Paula & Peter Atkins Physical Chemistry
Finally, we would suggest you be optimistic. The huge competition that surrounds NEET could feel quite overwhelming. A genuine desire to succeed along with a positive attitude will help you face the challenge without feeling nervous. Only strong-willed and determined candidates are the ones who would ultimately get through NEET successfully.