Interview with our topper Dr. Rahul Kumar Sharma
Dr. RAHUL KUMAR SHARMA did his MBBS from GOVT.TD MEDICAL COLLEGE ALAPPUZHA KERALA
He secured Rank in CMC VELLORE Exam
DAMS: Congratulations on securing a good rank. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: Perseverance N God....praise almighty
DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: Family support is vital to success my father, my mother and my wife supported me at each n every step.besides that my teachers dr shobana,dr renita n dr aditya guided me through out ..
DAMS: Who influenced you to take up Medicine?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: FATHER as he is endocrinologist n a noble human being
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. Rahul kumar Sharma: I was sure i will get something n someday but will get a branch of choice n that to at god’s place never thought in even dream...praise almighty...
DAMS: Which books did you read for the theory part?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: Harrison n all the other basic textbooks...but most important are Harrison, bailey, shaw, op ghai n rooks
DAMS : Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: I read DAMS aiims and PG Medical Entrance Examination OLD question papers & read all the text books thoroughly.
DAMS : How important you think was DAMS in your preparation ?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: one of the major building block in my success
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. Rahul kumar Sharma: wide, extensive study do extensive n try to love the medical science then u will feel u r reading comics
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. Rahul kumar Sharma: try to focus one big pg entrance one time...putting hands in all entrances waste precious time in travelling in the last crucial time just before exam...n u will be tired of exams n cant rewise also properly ..
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: Medicine, paediatrics, dermatology
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: never open new book near exam ...n do maximum mcqs without a break...have confidence on ur hard work n almighty ...
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: I have taken md dermatology...
DAMS: Which teachers in DAMS influenced you most and what do you like about DAMS and would recommend to your juniors?
Dr. Rahul kumar Sharma: definitely...keep doing the good work