Interview with our topper Dr Madhurya B
Dr Madhurya B did her MBBS from KIMS, Hubli & joined DAMS Bangalore Regd no 13959
She secured Rank 24 IN KCET Exam
DAMS: Congratulations on securing a good ranks. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr.Madhurya B : Determination and hardwork
DAMS: How did y:our parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr.Madhurya B : Not just contribution ,the success entirely belongs to my family, their help support and motivation without which i am nothing. I thank my GOD Almighty for blessing me with such lovely mom dad and brothers.
DAMS: Who influenced you to take up Medicine?
Dr.Madhurya B : My dad encouraged me and my mom and elder brother both doctors inspired me to take up medicine.
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.Madhurya B : Yes many a times during my breaks when I used to think of exams results and high competition otherwise when I was into my studies i used to forget all these.
DAMS: Which books did you read for the theory part?
Dr.Madhurya B : I used to refer to standard text books[harrisons, robbins, park ,katzung, ananthnarayan and others] to study selected important topics and dams class notes.
DAMS : Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr.Madhurya B : AA,MK , sowmya shukla, garag for pharmac, ramgopal for kcet
DAMS : How important you think was DAMS in your preparation ?
Dr.Madhurya B : DAMS helped me in completing the subjects timely as I used to coincide my timetable with DAMS class schedule, DAMS GTs helped me to correct myself the mistakes I used to commit in the previous exams.
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.Madhurya B : Selective intensive.
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.Madhurya B : Attending multiple pg exams makes us realize the seriousness of heavy competition, the importance of a single MCQ ,helps us to correct ourselves simple mistakes which matters a lot.
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr.Madhurya B : I gave equal importance to all subjects.
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr.Madhurya B : As there was no negative marking i attempted all 200
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr.Madhurya B : In pediatrics.
DAMS: Which teachers in DAMS influenced you most and what do you like about DAMS and would recommend to your juniors?
Dr.Madhurya B : I enjoyed attending every DAMS class. Every teacher has influenced me.
I like their Concept based teaching which helps us to have command on the subject.
Advices to my juniors take every class and GT seriously missing one class is like missing many things.