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Tips to deal NEET Exam with 12th Board Exam

Updated on November 7, 2017
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Tips to deal NEET Exam with 12th Board Exam

Managing between competitive exams and board exams is not an easy task. The difficulty in preparation, anxiety and the pressure every student's faces are high and only very few marvel at handling the situation. Most of the students will be in a dilemma as to whether they should be preparing for their board exam or join a medical entrance coaching centre in Chennai and get immersed in NEET preparation. If you are in such a dilemma, do not worry, you are not alone. You are one among those lakhs of students who struggle to balance between board and NEET exam. If you are preparing for NEET along with board exams and are tensed and confused over how to manage both simultaneously, don't panic. This article gives you a few tips on how to prepare for NEET along with 12th board exam.

1. Understand the syllabus completely

The syllabus of NEET is as vast as the ocean. You need to know where to concentrate more which can improve your score. Cut down on extra information and analyze sample question papers and previous year question papers. Compare your NEET and 12th syllabus to see if there are any common chapters. By this way, you can save time and focus on the syllabus that is not covered in the 12th syllabus. The important focus subjects of NEET are Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

2. Concentrate on weaker topics

You might be strong in one subject and weak in the other. Do not be worried about it. Spend more time and concentrate on the weaker areas. Study such topics in such a way that you stay well prepared to face that topic in the NEET exam. Get the help of a medical entrance exam coaching centre in Chennai to strengthen the weaker area. This will help in overcoming your fear over the weak subject.

3. Collect good study material

This is the most important factor that will help you crack the exam with ease. You can choose the right study material with the help of your teachers or get the help of the faculties in NEET coaching centers in Chennai. You can also talk to NEET toppers or read their interviews to have an idea about the study material they used. Also, refer to previous year question papers and undergo mock tests frequently to recognize your weak areas and to increase your speed and accuracy.

4. Draft an effective study plan

You should prepare a good study plan to make your preparation more effective. Many aspirants fail in the NEET exam because of an ineffective study plan. Do not include long hours of study time in your schedule. Also ensure that all your syllabus is covered equally which includes the subjects of NEET as well as your board exam. Plan well ahead and figure out areas that need more concentration and start preparing for such areas from the beginning.

5. Spend time wisely

Time management is another crucial factor that can lead you on the path of success. NEET exam takes place immediately after the board exam and you will be left with less time to prepare. Devote different time slots for preparing for NEET as well as 12th board exams. Once the board exam gets over, draft a new study plan focussing only on the preparation for NEET exam.

6. Do not follow any quick fix solutions

You can find a lot of quick-fix methods and hacks on the internet to prepare for the NEET exam. Don't fall for them without ensuring the reliability of the source. Instead, go for dedicated apps and reliable websites which provide information about NEET exam, mock test papers, feedback, expert suggestions and helping you in identifying your weaker areas. They can serve as your reliable study partner.

7. Practice mock test papers

Mock tests help in developing a time management strategy and identify your weak areas. By practicing mock tests, you can get a clear picture of how the actual question paper will look like and know what is your level of preparation. It will also help you get well acquainted with the question paper pattern. It can also help you focus more on the weak and difficult topics. It will help you in gearing up for the exam and give your best on the day of the actual exam.

8. Revision

Revision is yet another important element that helps in scoring good marks in NEET exam. Once your board exams are over, you can start revising for the NEET exams. The revision will let you have an even minor detail of a subject on your fingertips. Board exam is different from NEET exam. So you can follow different revision method for NEET and board exam.

9. Stay stress-free and healthy

We all are humans and not machines. In between your studies, take time for some sports or recreational activities. You cannot get the optimum level of concentration without any break time. But be sure that you don't substitute other activities over your studies. You can indulge yourself in some games, talk to your friends or take a nap. Sleep can definitely make you feel fresh and you would be recharged.

10. Use new technologies and dedicated apps

Studying by highlighting important points in the textbooks or making notes in a paper is all age-old methods of studying. Now there are countless ways to make your studying more effective. There are various online tools, blogs, videos on YouTube and dedicated mobile apps to make learning more interesting and easy.

Hope all these tips would have been helpful for you to overcome stress during exams. With these tips in mind, try to find the right balance between 12th board exam and NEET exam, because both the marks are important. You can approach a NEET exam coaching centres in Chennai to get more guidance on NEET exam. They can provide you with the best strategy, good study materials and mock tests that can lead you on the path of success.

All the best for all the aspirants!!!


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