Interview with our topper Dr. Sonam Verma
Dr. Sonam Verma did her MBBS from S.S.R.M.C MAURITIUS and joined
DAMS MCI-Golden Point High Yield Course BATCH Regd no DL11778
She has cleared the MCI Screening Exam
DAMS: Congratulation on securing a top rank in MCI Screening. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr. Sonam Verma: Constant Motivation given by my parents, sister & last but not the least all my teachers at DAMS.
DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr. Sonam Verma: My family never doubted my potential & believed in my & my strength even at times when I would have had a single discouraging thought in my head.
DAMS: Who influenced you?
Dr. Sonam Verma: Of course my parents & little bit Self Driven.
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. Sonam Verma: Every now & Then, It happens to all the candidates.
DAMS: Which notes did you read for the theory part?
Dr. Sonam Verma: All the class notes from DAMS & the Golden Points given by DAMS teachers
DAMS: Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr. Sonam Verma: Kamal K.V, Mudit khanna, Across, Prof. Harmeet Goel for OBG, Gobind Garg & Sparsh Gupta, Patho, Pharma and Opthal are must.
DAMS: How important you think was DAMS in your preparation?
Dr. Sonam Verma: It has proven to be the best for providing very good orientations towards how to prepare for FMGE & crack it in first Attempt.
DAMS: What do you think is the batter way of preparation between selective, intensive and wide, extensive study? What did you choose as your style of studying?
Dr. Sonam Verma: Selective, Intensive With persistence was the better way with only 3 months in my hand.
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr. Sonam Verma: Medicine, OBG, Surgery, Paeds, Opthal, Psm, Patho, Pharmac, Physio, Biochem, ENT, FMT & Anesthesia.
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr. Sonam Verma: It’s not as important whether how many hours & question you’ve Put In & solved, respectively. In past few months as it is to be fresh, alert, careful & fast on the exam day. Be calm, keep a watch on time & attempt all question. I attempt all questions because I would regret not answering more than atleast taking a shot & being wrong.
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr. Sonam Verma: I’ve to decide that during my internship because I’ve to know which branch is practically most suitable, fruitful for me but I know for sure it’ Will be a surgical branch.