1.Congratulations on achieving such an amazing feat. Tell us a bit about yourself. Please also tell us your individual marks in each subject.
1)Prajakta Joshi- Govt Dental College, Mumbai.
2.So, when all of this is new and the rest of us are still busy figuring the head and tail of the subject, how did you tackle and master the syllabus?
2) No doubt the syllabus is vast and it is true that one cannot master any subject in such a short span of time. But we can try to acquaint ourselves with the subjects.
3.Did you have a set schedule, a time table that you stuck to? What were the daily hours that you put in self study ?
3) There was no specific time table that I followed and the hours never matter and it is the amount of knowledge that you grab that matters.
4.Did you have a different methodology of tackling the subjects? Any special notes that you prepared?
4)No special methodology but the notes that you make for yourself is the best way to learn and revise.
5.Do you have any special pointers for specific subjects? The do’s and don’ts of it?
5)I don’t have any special pointers as such.
6.Was there any help that you acquired while exam preparation? Like any visual aids any professional guidance? Or those little tit bits that the professors tell us but none other than the toppers pay attention to? Please share with us.
6)Professors and friends always keep on updating us with all sort of information and it is important for us to listen to them.
Discussion with friends is an amazing way to learn and remember and a way to avoid mistakes.
7.How vital is the Question bank during exams? Does it come highly recommended or you advice thorough reading of the text and having confound knowledge of the subject?
7)Question banks are useful and they mostly cover whole of the text but it is well and good if you read the whole text.
8.Could you give some important pointers on Exam writing skills? And also how should one prepare for a practical exam?
8)It helps if we write the paper neatly using a legible handwriting.
9.Any special tricks and tacts for the students of your college who would be reading this?
9)No special tricks.