Interview with our topper Dr. Abhimanyu Nehra - Rank-1 AIIMS Nov - 2011

Interview with our topper Dr. Abhimanyu Nehra

Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra did his MBBS from PGIMS, Rohtak and joined DAMS Test & Discussion Series Regd no DL00120

He secured Rank 6th IN PGI Chandigarh Exam

He secured Rank 1 IN AIIMS Nov, 2011 Exam

DAMS: Congratulations on securing a good ranks. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:

DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:
My Parents & Family had pivotal role in my success. Special Thanks to my friends Sunil, Bhagat, Ajay & Garima.

DAMS: We appreciate the fact that preparing for an extremely competitive exam must be really challenging. During your preparation, did you ever doubt your ability to succeed in it?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:

DAMS: Which books did you read for the theory part?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:
Physiology : Gavong, Pathology : Robbins, Medicine: Harrison’s 2nd Part, 1st Part: Hematoogy, Micro: Anat Narayan, Pharmacology: KDT + Some part (anticoplastic) Immuno Modulators, Leppincott’s, Biochem: Harpen’s (gene technology only & DNA). Anatomy, Biochem, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, FMT, Psychiatry across & ENT-Sakshi Arora.

DAMS : Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:
AIIMS AA ten years (2001 onwards), AIPGMEE K (2003 onwards), Paediatrics & Microbiology Arvind Arora, Pharmacology –Govind Rai Garg. Did all MCQs once. Read answers of only 2500 difficult questions

DAMS : How important you think was DAMS in your preparation ?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra: DAMS
was damn important. Te division of syllabus into small parts was excellent & helped me to cover whole syllabus completely & consistently.

DAMS: What do you think is the better way of preparation between selective, intensive study and wide, extensive study? What did you choose as your style of studying?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:
Wide extensive study till final year. Selective intensive study especially for difficult topics & questions during internship.

DAMS: Indian PG entrances are highly competitive so to compete them students end up in appearing in multiple PG exams , kindly extend your views on this and also their pros and cons of appearing in multiple PG entrances .
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:
As preparation for all PG exam is more or less same. So multiple exams give you multiple chances.

DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:
Did all subjects equally well. Focussed on my weak subjects only during last 3 months eg. Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Anatomy, Biochem, Medicine-Cardio, CNS, Endocrine.

DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:
PGI-244/250 questions 468 options out of 1250. Marked only those options whom were 70-80 % sure. In AIIMS 192/200.

DAMS: Which teachers in DAMS influenced you most and what do you like about DAMS and would recommend to your juniors?
Dr.Abhimanyu Nehra:
Radio-Dr.Sumer Sethi, Surgrey-Dr.Rajeev Tiwari, Biochem-Dr.Poonam Aggarwal, Physio-Dr.Anupama Devgan, Medicine-Dr.Arvind Choudhary, Paediatrics -Dr.Sidharth Sethi, Dermat-Dr.Pramanshu Bhushan.

1 comment:

divit_dj said...

congratulations for ur success sir.... would just like to kno if mudit khanna is better than amit ashish for medicine?? nd also if anatomy has to be read extensively for the prep... bec its too very exhausting subject for me... Thnx

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