With a few days to go for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) that is scheduled for May 5, 2019, students need to put in their best efforts and devote their time wholeheartedly to its preparation in order to maximize their score. NEET UG is applicable for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges. This Test was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) until 2018. This year onwards National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting NEET (UG). The exam will be conducted in offline (pen & paper) mode across the country.
Here are some last minute tips for better preparation or revision for NEET UG 2019.
1) Divide the days
At this crucial time when every second count, students should make the most of their time. They should, therefore, divide their days subject-wise. They should pick up the subject they are strong in first as they’ll be able to quickly go through it saving time for the other subjects. This approach will ensure a systematic revision of all the subjects.
In the last few days before the exam, students should concentrate on proper revision. Now is not the time to learn anything new. This crucial time should be utilized for strengthening knowledge and concepts by revising them. Learning new things at this point of time will only confuse students and waste their time. Instead, students should just go through their notes and revise all the formulae and diagrams. It is time to go through the cheat sheet, take a look at the important topics, etc. as it will quickly brush up their knowledge in a short time, thereby saving their precious time.
3) Focus on Important Formulae and Diagrams
In the days before the exam, students should concentrate on all the important formulae and diagrams. They should practice more and more formula based questions which will not only help memorize the same but also help learn their application. In addition, students are advised to study all the diagrams carefully.
It cannot be denied that practice makes a man perfect. So practice as many mock tests as possible. Set a timer while doing so in order to keep track of your speed. This will help you access how much time you take to solve a question and thereby devise a strategy to improve on it. Competitive exams are all about speed and accuracy and practicing more and more mock tests can help you with it.
5)Know Your Strengths & Weaknesses
At this stage, it is very important for students to understand what they are good at, which section or area they are strong in and where improvement is required. This knowledge can help them analyze their strengths and weaknesses and devise strategies such as which section to attempt first, how much time to spend on each section and what kind of questions to solve first.
6) Take help if required
Do not hesitate to take the help of your teachers or peers at any time of your preparation. Whether it is regarding a concept that needs further clarification or the right approach to attempt the exam, reach out for help and guidance. This is the time to fix all your doubts, strengthen what you know and be confident about your preparation.
7) Take Proper Rest & Stay Healthy
As the exam day approaches, students tend to feel more anxious and stressed. They don’t take care of themselves, compromise on their sleep and munch on junk food. As a result, they feel sleepy and exhausted. During the last few days before the exam, it is very important to stay both physically and mentally strong. Students should not skip their meals and should eat healthy food. They should take proper rest and sleep for at least 8 hours. During their study, they should take frequent breaks in order to help relax their mind.
8) Adopt a positive mindset
Last but not least; students should adopt a positive mindset. A positive attitude keeps negativity at bay and helps cope with exam stress. It is imperative for students to get rid of all their anxieties before the D-Day and attempt the exam will a fresh mind. For that, it is essential for students to eat right, sleep well and have faith in their abilities.
Author: Kama Choudhary
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