Medical Entrance Exams – Handy tips to Crack

Medical Entrance Exam Preparation Techniques:

Doctors are always seen as life savers. There is no wonder, why Medicine degree is regarded as a respected and a high earning career option by young professionals, now days. The first thought that comes to mind, when you are about to prepare for the medical entrance exams, is the curriculum. The syllabus for all medical entrance exams for the undergraduate medicine course, in India is similar throughout. AIPMT syllabus can be taken as a reference for all the medical entrance exams.

To succeed in these medical entrance exams one has to get very scores at Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and Physics, and English. Students who have cleared their class 12 with a Biology background are eligible to become a Doctor. Certain tests will require the aspirants to have a B.S or Pre Medical background certificate.

The preparation duration varies individual to individual; the best time to start preparing for the medical entrance exams is the start of 11th standard, as the curriculum for these entrance exams is almost similar to that of class 11th and 12th.

Pattern of the Exam:

  • Most of the competitive medical entrance  exams, now a days have the multiple choices question (MCQ) format, where we have a question, with 4 – 5 relevant and closely similar answer options.
  • The language will be English and Hindi (In India, where as in any other foreign Nation, it will be English and their local or National language.)
  • The entrance test may be a one round or two rounds exam. If it is of one step then a mains exam is conducted for the selection process.
  • if it a two-step entrance exam, then first a preliminary test and a mains exam is conducted to filter out unqualified aspirants.
  • Any medical entrance test question paper usually has four parts based on the subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology and in some cases General Knowledge.
  • The paper may consists of around 160 – 200 objective and analytical reasoning type questions;
  • 40- 60 each from Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • The General Knowledge section may consist of 20 questions.
  • Each question has four to five options and in most of the exams, 1 mark is offered for each correct answer.
  • One third marks are however detected for every wrong answer in most of the entrance tests to filter out heavy competition.
  • Now a days almost all the entrance exams are conducted using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) sheets, where the aspirants have to fill the circles completely with a HB pencil.
  • The circles have to be filled up completely without any white spaces. These OCR papers are then evaluated using a computer, and the chances of any mistakes in evacuation are very rare.
  • As the results are announced, a counseling information letter is dispatched to all the successful candidates who have cleared the test, with a prospectus of detailed admission procedure and requirements.

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