The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) or NEET (UG), formerly known as the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT), is an all-India pre-medical entrance exam for students wishing to pursue undergraduate medical (MBBS), dental (BDS), and AYUSH (BAMS, BUMS, BHMS, etc.) courses in government and private institutions in India, as well as those wishing to pursue primary medical qualification abroad.
NEET-UG is a single entrance test for admissions to more than 66,000 MBBS and BDS seats across India.
In general, there are a few major issues that may effect your performance in the NEET-UG examination despite your rigorous work and hours of study. Every failure may have its own reasons. If you want to stand out from the tens of thousands of other people trying to get into NEET, you can’t let your guard down when it comes to your preparation.
Following reasons would help you to understand and identify the major mistakes students do while preparing for NEET examination
- Not following proper schedule for preparation: In addition to studying for the Board exam, more than 60% of students preparing for the NEET choose to enrol in coaching programmes. However, 90% of students fail to create a plan that allows them to combine both their schoolwork and their preparation for the NEET.
- Not knowing the art of studying: Studying doesn’t involve merely reading or jotting down notes. More than 85% of students don’t know how to study properly. In order to understand the principles of Physics and Chemistry, one must have a firm grasp on the basics. In order for students to grasp these ideas, they must develop the ability to solve problems. Read this blog on art of studying.
- Lack of self assessment: Self-assessment is just as important as taking tests at school or coaching. This enables students to identify their areas of weakness and try to improve them.
- Following multiple study materials: Initially, students squander a great deal of time working through three or four different study materials for each chapter. Find and follow a single source that covers all concepts in a limited period of time. There are numerous test papers and previous year’s questions that can help you learn the material.
- Over confidence: Following a schedule and attending classes, tests and doubt sessions regularly makes students confident in scoring 650+ in NEET exam, but students get over confident too.
- Board exam preparation: As the board exam approaches, schools hold practicals and pre-board exams at least two months before the actual exam. Students lose continuity if they do not schedule time for NEET examination during this period.
- Physics phobia: Though Biology plays a vital role in overall score in NEET, Physics and Chemistry determine the toppers. Physics being more logical and analytical subject many students feel it difficult and don’t put enough effort in learning the subject.
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