Don't give up your preparation midway- Says Dr. Vinay Goel

PrepLadder congratulates Dr. Vinay Goel for yet another feat.

After achieving AIPGMEE 2016 rank 276 and joining MD Radiology he attempted AIIMS PG May 2016 exam and achieved Rank 29.

We wish him the very best in his life and career ahead.

Here are some tips from him that will help you reach your goals too.


Hello, please tell us something about yourself

I’m an intern at SSMC Rewa(MP) and I secured air 276 in AIPGMEE 2016


What do you think is the correct approach to study for PGMEE? Only MCQ’s or Theory+MCQ’s?

Well it’s both. Practice as many MCQ as u can but don’t follow theory of guide books blindly. For a controversial question always check from a standard book.


When should the preparation ideally be started?

From the second year, try to complete subject wise guides (MCQ only) in that period itself.


Please list the books you studied for each subject.

  • Arvind Arora for first year subjects.
  • GRG -Pharmacology
  • Devesh Mishra- Pathology
  • Sumit Seth-Forensic medicine
  • Rachna Chaurasia-Microbiology
  • Vivek Jain-PSM
  • Arvind Arora-ENT
  • Ruchi Rai- Opthalmology
  • Amit Ashish-Medicine
  • Pritesh Singh-Surgery
  • Arvind Arora-SARP
  • Arvind Arora-Pediatrics
  • Obs/gynae-Sakshi Arora


Have you attempted PGMEE previously? If yes, what did you do different this year that lead to your success

No this was my first attempt only


How big is the role of practice and revision while preparing for PGMEE and how much time should be dedicated for it?

Revision is the key to success. one should try to complete syllabus by September so that he/she will have 2 months for revision.


Did PrepLadder play a part in your success? If yes, how?

Yes ,it did, there was quite a number new questions in those tests and one can know all India rank among 15k students which is quite good.

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Did you use a time table/study plan to keep your preparation on track?

No I didn’t had any time table..I just took one subject at a time and tried to finish in a limited period of time


Were you a topper or a mediocre student during MBBS?

Yes I am a topper of my college ..I secured first rank in overall MBBS


List the most difficult and easiest subjects for you.

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Skin, Psychiatry and Microbiology were toughest to me..

Else all I found easy


One mistake that you believe everyone must avoid while preparing for PGMEE.

Just don’t give up midway of your preparation.. Be regular in studying


Some last tips for our readers preparing for PGMEE?

Just keep working hard for your goals, your hard work will definitely pay off ..

God bless u!

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