Interview with our topper Dr. Sohail Ahmed
Dr. Sohail Ahmed did his MBBS from Chongqing Medical University, china
and joined DAMS MCI Screening course
He has cleared the MCI Dec 2015 exam
DAMS: Congratulation on securing a top rank in MCI Screening. What is the secret of your success in this exam?
Dr. Sohail: Hard labour through study & time to time revision of main subjects with one/two short subject.
DAMS: How did your parents, family and friends contribute to your success?
Dr. Sohail: They contributed by their belief, confidence on me.
DAMS: Who influenced you?
Dr. Sohail: I influenced by my father.
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. Sohail: Yes, I do not ever over confident of my success. I just put on my 100% once & got the result.
DAMS: Which notes did you read for the theory part?
Dr. Sohail: DAMS notes especially for OBG, surgery, ENT, Anatomy, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Biochem & Dr. Sumer Sethi sir’s Radiology notes are very good. Thanks to all DAMS faculties.
DAMS: Which books did you read for MCQ revision? Which revision books were the most productive and which were least?
Dr. Sohail: DAMS notes, PROAFS, DNB ques bank.
DAMS: How important you think was DAMS in your preparation?
Dr. Sohail: It was very important in my preparation & notes of DAMS are specific & no match with the other notes.
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. Sohail: In starting of my preparation I preferred extensive study & during my last days went with selective study. But revision was most important.
DAMS: Which subjects did you focus on?
Dr. Sohail: I focused mainly PSM, OBG, ENT, Anatomy, Physio, and Biochem. In Profs mainly Radio, Ortho, FMT.
DAMS: What was your strategy for the exam day? How many questions did you attempt and why?
Dr. Sohail: My strategy was to go for the sure short answer in my first round & then go for the next other confident answers.
DAMS: What do you want to specialize in, why and where?
Dr. Sohail: I want to be a Pediatrics (H.D) in my future & treat the new ones.