Interview with our topper Dr. Karan Aggarwal


Interview with our topper Dr. Karan Aggarwal
Dr. Karan Aggarwal did his MBBS from GMC Patiala and joined DAMS Chandigarh regular batch Chandigarh Regd no CH10266
He secured Rank 2037(state rank- 9 HP and state rank- 51 Punjab) IN NEET 2012 Exam

DAMS: Congratulations on securing good ranks. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal:
Regular study, reading the right texts and above all the blessings of my family and my friends...
DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal:
They have always been my side... they never let any success in the grand tests go to my head nor did they ever let me take any failure to my heart...
DAMS: Who influenced you to take up Medicine?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal
:  My Mom... she wanted me to do medicine... actually I wanted to be a biotechnologist like her...
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.Karan Aggarwal
: no I never doubted my capabilities... i always knew what I can achieve and what I can not... this helped me to stay grounded yet confident at the same time...
DAMS:  Which books did you read for the theory part?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal:
Harrison’s, Harper, Ganong, Bailey and Love and the other usual texts...
DAMS: Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal:
AA, MK for medicine, AA for surgery, Ruchi Rai mam’s Ophthalmology, Review of Radiology by Sumer sir... for me no book was unproductive... read whatever you can...

DAMS : How important you think was DAMS in your preparation ?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal:
Really helpful... the notes helped me a lot....i strongly recommend DAMS...
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.Karan Aggarwal:
my style was wide extensive...
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.Karan Aggarwal:
ONE NATION ONE EXAM ONE DAY Period....
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal:
the five subjects told by Sumer sir path, Pharma, spm, medicine, surgery and the short subjects...
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal:
attempted all questions in NEET... no negative marking... kept my cool...had a good sleep before the exam....
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal
:  i didn’t secure the rank that i wanted... i want to do surgery from MAMC or Seth GS... gonna prepare better for the next exam...
DAMS: Which teachers in DAMS influenced you most and what do you like about DAMS and would recommend to your juniors?
Dr.Karan Aggarwal:
 Sumer sir is the best... OBG mam always provided the boost we needed on the club...Surgery sir is the best in India... Opthal mam is the best for Ophthalmology... ENT sir again is awesome.... n last but not the least Ortho sir is just awesome...  

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