Interview with our topper Dr Shreyans Mutha
did his MBBS from MAMC & joined DAMS Foundation Course & Test & Discussion-3
Regd no DL00922
He secured Rank 16 IN AIIMS Nov 2011 Exam
DAMS: Congratulations on securing a good ranks. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr. Shreyans Mutha: I got a good grip on all repeats of last 10 years . deduced all short subjects thorough & continuously assessed my preparation through grand test
DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr. Shreyans Mutha: Great support & motivation from my family lots & lots of help from my friend Vivek & Alpesh
DAMS: Who influenced you to take up Medicine?
Dr Shreyans Mutha: I did not like Maths / Computer
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. Shreyans Mutha: Yes you tend to doubt yourself wherever you fall but you have to keep yourself motivated to complete all 20 subject with carriage
DAMS: Which books did you read for the theory part?
Dr Shreyans Mutha: Amit Ashish, Mudit khanna – (AI) Gobind rai- pharma ; Rachna chaurasia – Micro , selected topic form Sanya shukla & my institutes notes
DAMS : Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr. Shreyans Mutha: Most productive MK, AA, Gobind rai , Forensic – soumya shukla short subjects – soumya shukla
DAMS : How important you think was DAMS in your preparation ?
Dr. Shreyans Mutha: I joined foundation batch DAMS It gave me a direction & raugh idea of preparation for MCQ’s from the very beginning & than test – discussion the extract pattern
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. Shreyans Mutha: - Selective & intensive is te way out
- No Use studying extensive , u will land up living your cause
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 Shreyans Mutha: You have to give at least 3-4 big exams (State PG/AI/AIIMS/ PGI) At least , since there are sometimes lots of controversial question which can throw is is out of exams if ur not lucky.
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr Shreyans Mutha: – All short subjects
- Pharma, Path, Micro
- For final year big subject (Just revise last 10 year )
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr Shreyans Mutha: AIIMS – I attempted 195/200
Leave those question in which no options rules out; attempt if ever 1 pm ruled out , do repeat right out ; & with ur instincts every if no option ruled out something
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr Shreyans Mutha: Dermatology; form AIIms Always a dream of my father & I leave Dermatology as a field .Has tremendous scope
DAMS: Which teachers in DAMS influenced you most and what do you like about DAMS and would recommend to your juniors?
Dr. Shreyans Mutha: Pharma - DR Varun, Surgery – DR Tiwari, Radio - DR Sumer