Interview with our topper Dr. Devesh G. Ostwal


Interview with our topper Dr. Devesh G. Ostwal
Dr. Devesh G. Ostwal did his BDS from SPDC, Wardha and joined DAMS MDS Quest
He secured Rank 9 IN AIIMS Nov (MDS) 2014 Exam


DAMS: Congratulations on securing a good  ranks. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr. Devesh:
Just hard work, revision and proper guidance from teachers, seniors and friends.
DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr. Devesh:
My parents and friends always supported me that u can do it. They always boost up my confidence and influenced me for studies.
DAMS: Who influenced you to take up Medicine?
Dr. Devesh:
My parents and sister influenced me to take Dentistry but I always wanted to be Cardiologist.
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. Devesh:
No. I didn’t doubt my ability to succeed but there was always a pressure which we have to overcome for proper studies.
DAMS:  Which books did you read for the theory part?
Dr. Devesh:
Profitt, Philips, Mc Donald.
DAMS : Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr. Devesh:
Pulse, Wadhwan, sharan , Gouri Shankar, Prabhakar, NBDE.

DAMS : How important you think was DAMS in your preparation ?
Dr. Devesh:
DAMS was important for me for clearing all my doubts and controversial which were discussed in FB group and test series was helpful for my subject wise revision. I suggest every student to join DAMS regular course.
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. Devesh:
My style of studying was extensive earlier but as time passed and after having a base my style of studying shifted towards selective study. Now I required only few hours to revise a subject.
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. Devesh:
It is better to give the entire exam as we get practise through it, our loop whole, our weakness, the topic at which we are weak. So I suggest everyone to give every exam possible.
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr. Devesh:
I focussed mainly on Dental Clinical Subjects because maximum new questions are from these subject only specially Ortho, Endo, Perio, Oral Surgery.
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr. Devesh:
I didn’t have any strategy for exam day. I just decided that I will give my best and rest it was left up to god.
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr. Devesh:
I want to specialise in Oral Surgery or Prostho because I like those subject from starting of my BDS and my teachers has developed interest in me for those subjects.
DAMS: Which teachers in DAMS influenced you most and what do you like about DAMS and would recommend to your juniors?
Dr. Devesh:
Gaurav Sir has influenced me most and I am taking guidance from him regularly . And I also recommend my juniors to always take guidance from him.

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