Dr. Parthiv did his MBBS from Smt. NHL medical college and joined DAMS Regd No: AH03266
He secured rank 4th IN Gujarat Pre Pg Entrance Exam
DAMS: Congratulations on securing a good rank. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr.Parthiv: Throughout the year continuous efforts and self confidence till the last minute of exam
DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr.Parthiv: their continuous support was the biggest secret of my success
DAMS: Who influenced you to take up Medicine?
Dr.Parthiv: my parents
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.Parthiv: Many times … The more I thought about the result the more I got frustrated….then I gave up thinking about future and decided I will give my 100 % efforts … nothing else is in my hands
DAMS: Which books did you read for the theory part?
Dr.Parthiv : Robbins, KDT , Ananthnarayan , L & B , Ghai , Shaws , Harrisson , CMDT etc
DAMS: Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr.Parthiv: Anat, Physio, Bio- across
Patho,Micro – AA Pharmac – Garg (the best)
Opthal,ENT– dams notes Psm – AA
Med , Sur , Pedia – AA Gynec – punit bhojani
Minors – Across and self made notes
Self made notes were most and Across was the least productive
DAMS: How important you think was DAMS in your preparation ?
Dr.Parthiv: much … dams teachers provided a proper view about the particular subjects.
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.Parthiv: selective intensive study …. Because no one can revise all the theory books in a year with perfection
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.Parthiv: multiple exams exposure give us experience about how to improve our perfection ….. just to have knowledge is not important but that knowledge should be converted 100% to ur result
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr.Parthiv: every subject is important but perfection in minor subjects and 1st year subjects provides an edge
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr.Parthiv: my strategy was to attempt maximum questions …. All India 289/300 …gujarat pre pg 199/200
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr.Parthiv: Ortho , my dream
DAMS: Which teachers in DAMS influenced you most and what do you like about DAMS and would recommend to your juniors?
Dr.Parthiv : Dr Sumer Sethi , Dr Siddharth Sethi, Dr RajivDhawan, Dr Rajiv Tiwari , Dr Ruchi Rai, Dr Tusshar Mehta…almost all were up to mark