NEET 2018 Toppers Tips To Crack Entrance Exam

NEET 2018 Toppers Tips

Clearing NEET Exam is the stepping stone for a candidate to get admission in a medical college to pursue MBBS or BDS course. Every year, lakhs of students appear for the NEET Medical Entrance Exam, however, only handfuls are able to make through it. So, what is it that toppers do to crack NEET exam? Well, to answer this question, below we have listed the tried and tested strategies and success mantras followed by previous years’ toppers to crack NEET exam. All the following tips are recommended by the toppers. They followed these strategies only to clear NEET exam. Know, how you can make the most of these tips be among the toppers of NEET 2018 Exam.

Ascertain Everything before Planning

As you have more than 8 months remaining for the NEET 2018 Exam, toppers suggest that you have ample time to plan, prepare, and revise your syllabus thoroughly before the date of NEET exam. It’s just, you need to be disciplined and punctual with whatever plan you make for the NEET 2018 Exam Preparation. However, before making a plan, consider the following points and formulate your planning accordingly:

  • Know your syllabus thoroughly
  • Make a weekly timetable.
  • Do revision of everything on weekly basis. For example, make 6 days timetable and keep the 7th day for the revision.
  • Allot time to each subject as per your command in every subject. If you are better at Biology and Chemistry, give more time to Physics in your timetable.

Follow MCI Recommended Syllabus

The Toppers advice considering the recommendation of the Medical Council of India (MCI) regarding the Syllabus as they are known for defining it. You can find the syllabus for the NEET exam suggested by the MCI on the official website. The syllabus is prepared after reviewing different State syllabus along with those prepared by NCERT, CBSE, and COBSE. Make sure to prepare for the exam as per the syllabus. Toppers recommend referring to NCERT books as most of the questions in NEET exam are based on concepts of NCERT.

Practice Full-Length Mock Tests

NEET exam is not only about knowledge but also about timing. You not only need to learn the syllabus but also work on your answering speed – said by one of the toppers. As NEET exam consists of 180 questions and the duration of the exam is 180 minutes, it is really important to be prompt in answering a question during NEET exam. The only way to boost your speed is by practicing as many mock tests (offline or online) as you can after you are done covering the syllabus for the NEET exam.

Evaluate Your Performance

When you will be done taking several mock tests, you will be able to ascertain where your strengths and weakness lies. This way you will get a better idea as which section needs more attention. Make your further preparation planning considering these factors. And remember that you must give equal attention to each subject i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. “Convert your weak areas into your strength by devoting more time to topics and concepts you find difficult to understand” – says HET Shah who secured AIR 1 in NEET 2016.

Preciseness Is Inevitable

In NEET exam, you must only trust on your knowledge and not your gut feeling. This because, in hope of achieving 4 marks (marks assigned for each correct answer), you might lose 1 marks (1 marks deduction for every wrong answer). In an exam like NEET, 1 mark can make a whole lot of difference. So, make sure to answer every question after understanding them thoroughly. According to Arushi who secured AIR 5 and AIR 2 in NEET and AIIMS MBBS 2016 exam respectively One must analyze his her mistakes and put extra efforts to understand the reason behind them. Studying this way gives a student an edge over topics and amplifies confidence.

So, these are some of the tips suggested by NEET exam’s toppers of previous years for the candidates gearing for NEET 2018 exam.

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NEET 2018 Exam Syllabus

NEET 2018 Exam Syllabus

The NEET 2018 Syllabus is not much different from the NEET 2017 Syllabus. The NEET syllabus is drafted on the basis of the recommendations of the MCI (Medical Council of India). It undertakes revision of major board’s syllabus like CBSE, COBSE and NCERT and upon that basis only it gives its recommendations to include or exclude various lessons, topics and chapters into the NEET syllabus. It aims to bring uniformity and parity across numerous state board syllabus so that the level of difficulty of NEET exam should be same for all candidates from all across India.

The NEET 2018 exam is scheduled to be held in the 1st week of May, 2018.The application form for the exam can be availed by students by the last week of December, 2017. Students can apply for the exam till the 4th week of January 2018. This is the right time to start preparation for those students who are planning to take this exam next year. They can fortify their command over different subjects, namely, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. But first of all a student should read the NEET syllabus carefully. Below we are giving detailed syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Biology.






NEET 2018 Syllabus for Biology

Class 11th Class 12th
Structural Organization in Animals and Plants Biology and Human Welfare
Cell Structure and Function Ecology and environment
Human physiology Reproduction
Plant Physiology Genetics and Evolution
Diversity in Living World Biotechnology and Its Applications

NEET 2018 Syllabus for Physics

Class 11th Class 12th
Laws of Motion Electrostatics
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Atoms and Nuclei
Gravitation Current Electricity
Kinematics Electromagnetic Waves
Thermodynamics Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Properties of Bulk Matter Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Oscillations and Waves Electronic Devices
Work, Energy and Power Optics
Physical world and measurement

NEET 2018 Syllabus for Chemistry

Class 11th Class 12th
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Environmental Chemistry Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Hydrocarbons Chemical Kinetics
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and Techniques Biomolecules
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Coordination Compounds
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Chemistry in Everyday Life
Hydrogen Electrochemistry
Redox Reactions and Block Elements
Equilibrium Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Structure of Atom Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Thermodynamics General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Polymers
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids Solutions
Some p-Block Elements Solid State
p- Block Elements
Surface Chemistry

There will be a total number of 180 questions in the NEET 2018 exam. The questions are objective in nature and they are put in MCQ format. Candidates will be required to answer 180 questions in 180 minutes. It will be a pen and paper based exam to be conducted offline.This exam has scheme of negative marking. For every correct answer 4 marks will be given and for every incorrect answer 1 mark will be deducted.

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