Interview with our topper Dr. Kr. Navdeep
Dr. Kr. Navdeep did his MBBS from GMU and joined DAMS MCI Screening Course
He passed MCI Screening March 2013 Examination
DAMS: Congratulation on securing a top rank in MCI Screening. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: My hard work, DAMS study materials and teaching along with financial and mental support from parents and family members.
DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: They played a great role encouraged me every time.
DAMS: Who influenced you?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: My parents, family members and faculty members of DAMS thanks to them.
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.Kr.Navdeep: MCI is not a competitive exam. It’s just screening exam everyone who gets 50% is pass. I didn’t doubt my ability to success but I feel previously that lack of proper guidance & time management.
DAMS: Which notes did you read for the theory part?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: I read DAMS notes along with few reading books for MCI exam in market like KV Kamal for previous year questions, Vivek Jain for PSM, Harmeet Goel for OBG etc.
DAMS: Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: I read only KV Kamal this time for 3 times.
DAMS: How important you think was DAMS in your preparation?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: Of course DAMS faculty are very good specially Dr. Sumer Sethi, Physio Mam, Biochem Mam, Ortho Sir etc.
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.Kr.Navdeep: I think we should study selectively according to number of question asked from those subjects.
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: I focused on Surgery, OBG, Opthal, PSM and small subjects ortho, psychiatry, Radio, Dermat, and ENT etc.
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: I went with sound sleep. I didn’t read anything new for last week just revised previous year questions. Exam is nothing its just recall of memory. I attempt all question as no –ve marking in MCI exam.
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr.Kr.Navdeep: I want do specialize in General Surgery.