How to Prepare for NEET UG Exam?

Published on:1st May 2018

The National Eligibility Entrance Test, also known as NEET UG, is an all-India exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) seeking admission to reputed government and private colleges in undergraduate BDS or MBBS courses. NEET is considered as one of the toughest examinations in India. Therefore, students aspiring to study in the best medical college must work hard to ace the examination. Provided the right preparation strategy is the key to crack NEET UG. Here are some handy tips and tricks to prepare and crack NEET UG exam.

NEET UG Preparation Tips

Know Complete Syllabus:

The very first step that every aspirant should take is to know the complete syllabus of the NEET exam. Students can compare their ICSE or CBSE Class 12 board exam syllabus with NEET’s, which can be beneficial for them as they will not need to prepare the common chapters separately. This will give them enough time to focus on the topics of the NEET syllabus that are not covered.

Make Proper Study Schedule:

After getting familiar with the NEET syllabus, the next thing that aspirants should do is to make a proper study schedule to effectively carry on their preparation. Distribute equal time for all subjects, given the fact that Physics is the toughest subject to prepare. Students are suggested to create a well-planned timetable and follow it strictly, which will help them to prepare for the exam in a better way.

Work on Weaker Sections:

Not everyone is good at everything. There are certain areas where you are strong and vice-versa. Don’t get disheartened if you lack in precise sections. More and more practice will help you emerge victorious.

Practice Question Papers:

One of the challenging hurdles of NEET exam is the time limitation. There are three sections in the exam namely Biology, Chemistry and Physics with a total 180 questions. The time duration of the exam is 180 minutes, which means that students can only spend 1 minute per question. Time management is a mandatory skill required for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. This can only be improved by practising the sample papers and the previous year’s question papers. Repeated practice will familiarise you with the marking scheme and the question pattern.

These are some of the most effective tips and strategies that NEET aspirants can follow while preparing for the medical entrance exam. For more such interesting information subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube Channel to watch interactive and engaging video lessons on various interesting NEET topics.

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