How to prepare for AIIMS?
This is the most common question by every medical aspirant seeking admission in any of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Getting admission in any of 9 AIIMS is a dream for every medical aspirant. Students burn the midnight oil to crack the entrance exam and secure a seat in AIIMS. Around 1 lakh students apply for just 807 seats, which clearly indicates the tough competition. To ensure that students don’t just crack the exam but also secure top ranks to get admission in the college of their choice, they need to opt for right strategies for AIIMS 2019 preparation. To check preparation tips, continue reading the blog.
AIIMS 2019 Preparation
Joining coaching classes, traveling for around 2 hours to reach the coaching centre, studying for 7–8 hours, getting up early in the morning, staying at centre after the class to ask doubts and what not, students leave no stone unturned to prepare well for the exam. But there are still some tips that can help you in AIIMS 2019 preparation. Check out 9 useful tips to prepare well for AIIMS 2019.
1. Understand the syllabus and exam pattern
First and the most important thing to start preparation of any competitive exam is to carefully go through the syllabus and the exam pattern. You can easily find AIIMS 2019 syllabus and exam pattern on its official website. Majorly, AIIMS 2019 syllabus covers topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology), General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Thinking.
AIIMS 2019 Syllabus — Important Topics
AIIMS 2019 Exam Pattern
Having knowledge of exam pattern is essential to give your preparation a right direction. AIIMS 2019 exam pattern will help you get an idea of the type of questions, total time, marking system, shifts and exam mode, among other details. As per AIIMS MBBS 2019 exam pattern, there will be 200 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology), General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Thinking. Check the table below for details of AIIMS 2019 exam pattern:
2. Manage your time smartly
Time management is crucial to get success in AIIMS 2019. It is not just limited to making an effective timetable; rather, utilizing every minute wisely. If going to the coaching centre for AIIMS coaching takes away a lot of time, opt for online test prep for AIIMS. Live interactive classes by experienced teachers help you get the same quality of coaching at the convenience of your home. By this, you can save a lot of time for self-study and revision.
As far as regular study timetable is concerned, it is suggested to update is regularly based on your preparation level. Learn to prioritize the task to make the most of your time.
3. Use the right study material
Thankfully, with the option of traditional classes, printed books, e-Books, recorded video lectures and live online classes, students now easily choose what suits them best. Based on your learning style, you can learn from books or recorded video lectures for AIIMS 2019 preparation. Selection of the right study material helps you easily understand and remember the topics. For instance, if you don’t understand some topic by reading books, you can watch video lectures on the same. Video lectures with illustrations, graphs, animations etc. make it easy to understand even a difficult topic.
Don’t rely on too many books suggested by different people. Just make a list of all the important books, video lectures, and e-Book and stick to them. A large number of books will only make the situation worse with the extra pressure of covering them all.
4. Clear basic concepts
You should start AIIMS 2019 preparation by clearing your basic concepts, which can easily be done by thoroughly going through the syllabus covered in class 11th and 12th. Strong basic concepts are the key to high scores in AIIMS. Further, as compared to NEET and JIPMER, AIIMS has more questions outside the NCERT syllabus, which means you need to ensure that your fundamentals are very clear.
5. Regularly revise what you study
There should be no excuse for regular revision of what you study. The more you revise the more you remember the concepts. Early morning or late night can be a good time for revision. You can make a chart of all the formulas and can go through it before going to the bed to remember them.
6. Clear doubts
Doubts can become one of the major reasons for your failure in AIIMS 2019. Make a habit of getting your doubts cleared as you get them. If you are opting for self-study and don’t know whom to ask your doubts, download Aakash iTutor mobile app and get your doubts resolved by Aakash faculty through ‘Ask an Expert’ feature.
7. Practice, Practice, and Practice
Practice as much as you can; it not just helps you strengthen your preparation but also helps you work on your accuracy and speed. Solve online mock tests, sample papers and previous year question papers to perfectly understand the exam pattern. Aakash PracTest provides a number of online test series with modular analysis to help students score well in the exam.
8. Analyze your performance
There is no use of taking tests without analyzing your performance. Choose a website that provides detailed performance analysis reports to help you understand your strengths and weaknesses, and improve the preparation plan accordingly. Usually, the performance reports are prepared by the experienced teachers, using which you can easily understand where and what mistakes you made.
9. Don’t forget mental peace
Exam stress is bound to be there when preparing for a highly competitive exam like AIIMS. But make sure you don’t let this stress hamper your preparation. Along with AIIMS 2019 preparation, you also need to focus on your mental health. Small breaks, meditation, quality time with friends & family and confidence are some of the techniques to effectively manage exam stress and get mental peace.
Wish you all the best for your AIIMS 2019 preparation!