“Daily practice of MCQs is very important” says Dr. Rohit Anand (Rank-4 Pediatrics SS)
PrepLadder congratulates Dr. Rohit Anand on securing Rank 4 in Pediatrics Super-Specialty. We wish him all the best in his career and future ahead.
To find out how he achieved this incredible feat, we spoke to him and tried to understand what it takes to attain such a rank. We would like to share the excerpts from his interview so that we can all learn from his experience and use it to score our mark.
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Hello, please tell us something about yourself.
Hi. I am Dr. Rohit Anand. I did graduation from Sardar Patel Medical College Bikaner, DCH from Ravindra Nath Tagore Medical College Udaipur & DNB from Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Delhi. I scored Rank-4 in NEET-SS Pediatrics.
What do you think is the correct approach to study for NEET SS? Only MCQs or Theory+ MCQs ?
Theory + MCQ’s
When should the preparation ideally be started?
Ideally it requires 5 to 6 months.
Please list the books you studied for each subject.
Nelson’s Textbook of Pediatrics and Cloherty Manual of Neonatology.
Have you attempted any SS exam previously? If yes, what were your ranks then and what did you do different this time that lead to your success?
Yes, I have previously attempted DNB SS and scored 120 rank. This time I did both theory as well as MCQ’s.
How big is the role of practice and revision while preparing for NEET SS and how much time should be dedicated for it?
Revision is must and daily practice of MCQs is very important. I studied for 10- 12 hours in last 3 months and before exam for one and half month, I devoted around 15- 16 hrs per day.
Did you use a time table/study plan to keep your preparation on track?
Yes, I planned my course according to time and finished 2 times revision in last 1 and half month.
Did PrepLadder play a part in your success? If yes, how?
Yes, I did MCQs on PrepLadder app and it helped me a lot to keep my preparation on track. I liked the way how PrepLadder presented the course in units and then grand tests which were very much helpful.
Were you a topper or a mediocre student during MD/ MS?
I got rank 1st rank in Post Diploma DNB Entrance Exam.
List the most difficult and easiest subjects for you.
Cardiology is always tough to me and gastroenterology was easiest to read from Nelson.
One mistake that you believe everyone must avoid while preparing for NEET SS.
Read Nelson thoroughly.
Some last tips for our readers preparing for NEET SS.
Read and revise Nelson as much as you can. It’s very important.
We thank Dr. Rohit Anand for sharing his success story.
With Love, Team PrepLadder
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