Thursday, November 11, 2010

SOME TIPS JUST BEFORE THE TEST

Some tips just before the test

1. Take at least 6-8 hours of sound sleep before the test to keep yourself fresh and awake while solving questions.

2. Don’t forget to take breakfast or meal before the examination so that you don’t feel drowsy or weak during the paper. Some students have a habit of going to the centre without eating any thing .NEVER GO TO THE CENTRE ON AN EMPTY STOMACH

3. Make a list of all required objects for the exams like wrist watch ( in proper working condition ) pen ,pencil ,rubber, sharpener, hall ticket and other relevant stationary etc and always check this list before proceeding to the examination centre.

4. Revise only those topics that you have studied earlier. Do not start reading any new topic just before the exams, since this will be wastage of time and you may forget the information you have already gained and it can also confuse you at that crucial time.

5. You should try to reach the center at least half an hour before the examination and if you haven't seen it before, then you must go and visit the center a day before the examination.

6. If your examination center is in another city- in that case try to reach there one day before the examination.

7. Some students complain of nausea or headache close to the test. If you also have any such problem, keep relevant medicines with you.

8. If you have your own vehicle, ensure it is in proper running condition and has enough fuel in its tank. Now try to reach the test center at least 1 hour before the exam so that you can manage the time in case of any unforeseen incidents (accident, tyre puncture traffic jams etc)

9. If you do not have a vehicle, ensure a means of traveling that reaches you to the center well in time; again give at least an hour of time for unforeseen delays...
10. Last but not the least always pray to god and take the blessings of your parents before leaving the home

TIPS IN EXAMINATION HALL

1 Before start doing the paper, First thing is to maintain your cool stabilize yourself. Keep your eyes closed for 30 seconds, remember your god, your parents and other loved ones and finally your ambition. And when you feel your heart beats are normal and your confidence is back, open your eyes

2 Synchronize your watch with the clock in the examination hall

3 Open your hall ticket and keep it with other stationary on your table. It can save your valuable time and also distraction during the exams.

4 Read the instructions given on the question paper very carefully. also listen carefully any announcement made by the examination authority in your room.

5 Use pen or pencil as suggested by the examination authority, also keep in mind about the allowed color of the pen. Mostly black or blue pen are allowed and red pen is forbidden so keep this in mind

6 Fill up your details in the answer sheet with full senses intact any mistake at this point can cost your seat, even if you perform outstandingly in the exams.

7 Take a quick glance of the whole paper; go through all the pages of it quickly so that you can get aware of types of questions and their placement in the paper but it should be done in first 2 or 3 minutes only.

8 Develop art of judging the question .You should be able to judge, whether you should go for it or not. Every question has equal marks, easier o tough. So it is important to judge the question. You should never attempt any question which you don’t know head and tail of it.

9 You can proceed with the paper in the order of questions or can attempt it subject wise according to you command over the subjects. This is your personal priority. Take the strongest subject first and weaker latter.

10 While attempting multiple choice questions ( MCQs ), use 4 stages method

  1st stage these questions are from topics that you have prepared well. You have done questions containing similar concepts earlier with ease and you are confident that you will be able to solve these. These are the easiest questions for you and the most scoring ones also .do it fast but without any carelessness. There is no place of mistakes in these questions; it is like a bonus round so try to score as much as possible.


 2nd stage you know you can solve these questions but they are a bit time-consuming, nevertheless you are confident you will be able to crack them when you come back to them. These questions should be attempted in the second round of question attempting, tick them in the first stage for easy identification later.
  3rd stage: these are the most time consuming questions you are not sure you can crack them rightly or not but you can give it a try after doing 1st and 2nd stage questions. Mark them double tick for easy identification later.

  4th stage these are the questions you have no idea about...Encircle them (for identification) and don’t attempt them.

11 Never attempt many questions at the same time. Concentrate on only one question at a time. Give your 100% to it and solve it correctly remember attempting the questions in haste increases the chances of error only.

12 Carry out all rough work only in the space given in the paper. If you need a diagram or picture to understand questions in say physics or biology etc, do make one. Don’t hesitate to do the rough work.

13 Use the value of constants given in the question paper in solving a numerical. If the value is not mentioned, than only use the one you remember. Sometimes the value given is not the exact one but it is the one which will derive the right answer.

14Give all three subjects equal time

15 Keep your eye on the watch. If any question is taking more than expected time, leave it for the last moment.

16 Many students do silly mistakes like marking option of the different question on the answer sheet, sometimes marking the whole column wrong ( frame shift mutation, as I called it) so always keep a ruler or scale horizontally over the answer sheet while marking to minimize these mistakes.


17 At last count the no of circles (left questions) and the match them with the all blank options question no. on the answer sheet to ensure that the questions you left are really the ones left unmarked on the answer sheet

Dear the most important point in the whole mission selection is “how you perform on the day of the entrance test"

HOW TO MAKE STUDY SIMPLE EVEN FOR AN AVERAGE STUDENT

Study has always been a nightmare for every student

No one wants to skip his favorite TV shows, cricket match, and hangout with friends partying and all like this stuff which is usually forbidden by the parents.

It is also natural for them to behave like this because they are just kids

but my dear this world is not for kids.

It’s full of tough guys who want to win the world with their hard wok and confidence so the rule here is "survival of the fittest"

and my dear you have to survive.

DON T YOU?

So i am giving you some tips to make study simple and easy. All I need from you is your WILL POWER (the greatest power on earth).

So are you ready.....OK

Tip no 1. Change your thinking about yourself

Think you are the best and you can do it. All you have to do is to change your views about yourself

Remember

"WINNERS DON'T DO DIFFERENT THINGS, THEY DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY."

i will tell you this different way but i need your confidence to get started so be confident

confident like a winner

Tip no 2 . Learn time management

You have limited time.

So you have to be very perfect in your time management

Always make time bound plan for your study,say you have to complete math’s chapter in 1 day and English in 2 days.

Try to do it like that and if you fail to complete the first task in the allotted time don't extend it. Just leave it and proceed to the next task.

Divide the remaining time up to the exams in 2 phases.

give 80% of the total time to phase 1 and rest 20% to phase .
At the end of the phase 1 your preparations should be totally complete as you are ready for the final exams any time after that.

Next 20% should be given for revisions, mock tests, exam rehearsals etc


Tip no 3. Three phase study... Gain more in less time

Read it with full concentration as it’s a bit complicated.

Phase 1

Open the book
read all content of the topic with understanding try to make a story out of it, relevant or irrelevant doesn’t matter but it should help you to remember the topic
for example Mr. blood eats in red and white plates (blood has 3 types of cells , rbc,wbc and platelets.. anything like that .
its just your creativity.
take your time to make some story out of the topic .
After reading close the book try to remember the topic as much as you can
and if possible do it by speaking loudly .
It finishes your phase 1
now you can proceed to another topic (better if another subject) in the same manner.
Initially try to cover 5-6 topics in a day than you can increase gradually.
Also don’t forget to write your story/summary part some where. (May be in your secret note book)

Phase 2

After 5 - 6 days try to recollect what you read that day.
Remember that story.
Write all the important points about that topic.
Don’t worry if you remember only a few points.
Now take a marker (should be of light color only) and read the topic again (faster this time). Mark all the points which you think are important.
After reading close the book and try to write all the important points it ends phase 2.
Repeat this procedure for other topics in the same way

Phase 3

5 - 6 days after the phase 2 sit again, remember again and write again.
Open the book take another marker (darker this time) but now read only the marked portion (faster again) and mark the most important keywords among the already marked portion with the darker marker.
It completes phase 3

Now make a routine .
open the book every week or fortnight take a look at all the marked portion and this way you will save a lot of time and cover a lot of portion

But remember my dear our goal is not to cut time for study it’s for saving time for more study

Because we have "limited time and unlimited course" to cover

Tip no 4 secret note book

Always maintain a note book
I call it daily revision book.
Don’t make separate note books for different subjects, but make separate sections in the same one
Now, the content part. Don’t write too much.
Try to be as concise as possible and a good method is to write story part (remember tip no 3) or the summary of the topic in your own words.
Write all the related key words or key points about it.
About the keywords make some easy mnemonic or formula to remember it.

Our prime objective of this note book is rapid revision of the syllabus in a very short time.
Mind you if you are taking more than 1/2 hour to revise any topic through this note book it needs editing.
Daily and quick revision should be the goal.
Because if you want better results there is only 1 short cut.
More and more quick revisions.
So make a habit of revising more in less time and soon it will give you the desired results.

PREPARATION TIPS FOR MEDICAL ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

Preparation tips for MEDICAL ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

These tests in India are one of the two most difficult examinations. It needs a lot of hard work, determination and tons of good luck to get a seat in these competitions. Limited seats and unlimited candidates 
, So it’s not the matter of just performing outstandingly but you have to perform better than the others. I call it selection by means of non rejection. The aim of such examination is to reject almost all of the candidates and to select only those who escape this rejection. To get your selves among those lucky ones is a hard task and you have to crack it DON’T YOU? 

So the first step in the preparation is your determination. Make a do or die attitude, secondly make a plan of what to study and how to study. For these tests your preparation for every subject should be high class. Take the syllabus of the respective subject and prepare all the given topics (syllabus based study) .its good to consult many good books to prepare a topic, it helps in easy understanding but it can also confuse you some times. So make a rule, make one book as your main reference book like for all India PMT / IIT JEEE its NCERT books. After preparing the topic make it strong by group discussions, test series, multiple choice questions etc .do all the available test series and MCQS related to the topic and also practice to do it under strict time control. Dear out of thousand students if only one is getting the seat what does it mean? It doesn’t mean he was the best among all others. He was also not the most intelligent one but he was surely smart enough to secure the seat and to be such smart you need some skills. Time management is one of them. there are many questions in the competition which are very easy and any body can answer it rightly but only those who took minimum time succeeds so try to be one of them .
Always remember
Proper hard work in the right direction is the real key to success

TIPS TO CRACK ALL MEDICAL ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

TIPS TO CRACK Multiple Choice Questions

APPLIED FOR ALL MCQS BASED EXAMINATIONS

Dealing with MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS is an art and to get a seat in entrance examinations, you have to be a master in it.
According to my personal experiences I am giving you a few tips that may be of help while attempting the Multiple Choice Entrance Exams.

These tips apply to all the competitions where there is negative marking (up to 1/3rd or ¼Th)

Tip no 1 Try to attempt max questions.

Tip no 2 Give max time to the easiest question. If the first option is a correct one, look at the last option to make sure it is not an "all of the above" option. The same is true for the "none of the above"

Tip no 3 Read every option, even if you are more than 100% sure about the 1st option.

Tip no 4 Try exclusion mechanisms in case of confusion.

Tip no 5 Know anything about the question or the options – leave the question

Tip no 6 can rule out 1 option, try to attempt it.

Tip no 7 Always try to imagine the topic (in your notes or book) .After reading the question cover the answers with your hand and now try to answer it .when you come with some look for it in the given options.

Tip no 8 Always use true or false method in case of negatively worded question (as in "which of the following are NOT . . .”), or the questions having” all except” put a T or F beside each option, then simply select the odd statement.

Tip no 9 Before marking the option ask yourself “reason to mark it right “ or
“Does it make any sense or not”

Tip no 10 if while dealing with the question, your logic says something and your knowledge says something else; in this confusion always follow your knowledge.

Tip no 11 when guessing, do not change answers.

Research indicates your first answer is usually the correct one. However, don't be afraid to change answers when you have a good reason for doing so.

Tip no 11 Allow time at the end to check for carelessness and Silly mistakes
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Medical Council of India (MCI) proposes All India Entrance Test for MBBS Admission

Medical Council of India (MCI) proposes All India Entrance Test for MBBS Admission
Medical Council of India (MCI) , the regulatory body for medical education, has proposed one entrance examination for all medical colleges in the country. This will cover 290 medical colleges, both private and government-run. Such a move, the MCI says, will do away with the practice of students taking multiple entrance examinations and provide a fair and transparent selection procedure based on merit, reports the Indian Express
The MCI proposal for a “single common national entrance” examination was sent to the Health Ministry on June 24, pointing out that Supreme Court rulings have mandated a common entrance test. The MCI wants a common admission criterion to be adopted across the country. In its proposal, the MCI has said that the examination should be conducted by a national regulatory authority.
At present, some government colleges reserve 15 per cent seats for students from across the country and the remaining 85 per cent seats are filled by students from that particular state on the basis of a merit list.
The MCI wants a common examination on the lines of the All-India test conducted by the Government of India for government-run medical colleges in states for the pooled 15 per cent seats.
The proposal, a copy of which is with The Indian Express, states:
• There should be only one entrance exam for admission to MBBS course by all institutes across the country, which should be held in English and all scheduled languages.
• The Government should identify an authority for conducting the examination.
• The structuring should be such that it should be evaluated by a computerized mechanism to avoid manual/human interference.
Admission to all MBBS courses in all medical institutes should be strictly made on the basis of inter se merit of the relevant applicant in the common entrance examination.
• A mechanism be evolved where a list of all students eligible in different states can be segregated from the total list of all eligible candidates. This could be used by state authorities to admit students eligible as per the admission criteria in respective state institutes.
• In institutes of All-India character including deemed universities, institutes owned and managed by the Central government, state governments, universities, local self government trusts/charitable societies and all other organizations, admissions will be based on merit obtained at the competitive national common entrance examination.

NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST-2011 (NEET-2011)---- ADVANTEGES AND DISADVANTAGES

Medical Council of India had recently announced that there will be one Common Entrance Test (CET) from  2011 for admission to medical colleges in India for Under Graduate (MBBS) as well as Post Graduate (MD, MS) courses. The change  has also been accepted by Health Ministry and has also been conveyed to the Supreme Court of India.
Let us look at the Advantages and Disadvantages of having a single All India Medical Entrance Exam

Advantage 1 - Before this declaration a student had to undergo the pressure of appearing in various entrance examinations where on an average each student appeared in almost 10 different entrance examinations to try his chances of getting admission into a good medical college. With this declaration many students must be relieved with the pressure of appearing into so many examinations in the future and can focus on their preparation and will be trying to give their best shot on one day.
Where many people are in favour of this decision taken by Medical Council of India, there are few who are against it as well. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to reconsider the Centre’s decision on introducing a single Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to medical courses. According to him the move amounted to interfering with the rights of state governments.

Advantage 2 – This decision will not only result in saving of the energy and the time of a student from appearing in so many examinations but also save the money of the students who earlier were supposed to spend money on filling the forms for various entrance examinations.

Advantage 3 – Few counselling dates and examination dates use to be on the same date but different places which made a student to choose between one of them and that made his chances of getting into a medical college low. With the declaration of this announcement by Medical Council of India a student will not have to choose between different exams or counselling because one All India CET (Common Entrance Test) will be all for every medical college.

This all has been possible because of a petition filed by Mr. Simran Jain in Supreme Court and the CET taken will be applicable in 138 Government Colleges and 133 Private Institutions. The total number of seats available for students in these institutions is 30000 for MBBS where the number of students appearing for the exam is approximately 6 lakh. The number of seats available for MD is 11000.

Advantage 4 – Conducting CET can also result in more clarity and transparency with the system and it gives a student an option of lodging RTI to have more clarity. CBSE will be conducting this examination on all India bases, earlier CBSE use to conduct 15% of the exam for medical entrance.

The dates for the exam and the dates for filing up the forms are not out yet.

Disadvantage 1 – Making one entrance exam for admission into medical college will build pressure on many students as they have only one chance of getting into a medical college. The pressure might lead to bad performance on the actual day of the exam. Whereas earlier even if a student of some reasons could not perform well in one exam he always had a second chance of performing well in other. This chance will no longer exist after declaration of this announcement.

Disadvantage 2 – Conducting and managing one exam at all India level might lead to errors and mismanagement on various parts and delay into the rank list resulting in delay in admission procedure. Hence to avoid this appropriate resources should be used.

Disadvantage 3 – Conducting CET will result in control of Central Government over the system and the State government will play minimum role in it. Giving the control at Central Level might not be beneficial for rural areas students of the state as state level quotas might be demolished or reduced.

ADVANTAGE STUDENTS

Considering all these advantages and disadvantages we are of an opinion that the decision taken by Medical Council of India is for the betterment of the students at a macro level and if it is regulated and conducted properly in the coming years then in longer run it will be of more help make the admission process better. It can be considered as a initial step taken by government to bring the revolution required in the education industry in our country.

NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST-2011 (NEET-2011)

NEET 2011 National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2011

NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2011 is a All India Medical Entrance Exam for admission to MBBS Entrance Exams 2010, MBBS in India,All India Medical Entrance Exam,National Level All India Entrance Exam.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will allow plus two students to sit in a single entrance examination to get admission to almost all medical colleges in the country, including private medical colleges, from 2011 academic year.
  • A single merit list will be created for close to 35,000 MBBS seats across the country, which will show state, minorities and SC/ST quotas.

  • The entrance examination would cover all medical colleges except the Armed Forces Medical College and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh may be outside the NEET’s purview as these institutes were set up by separate laws

  • While the MCI will not touch the management quota, it insists that even management quota candidates should come from the national merit list. The objective was to set up a standard for basic medical education. The minority institutions would continue to have a quota and a private college could have a management quota. But the reserved seats would have to be filled on the basis of merit

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