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Tejaswini Banbare

MTG :Why did you choose medical Entrance?

Tejaswini : Because it was my dream to become a doctor and also because of my interest in biology.

MTG :What exams have you appeared for and what is your rank in these exams?

Tejaswini :NEET 2018, AIR 54. I scored 175/180 in physics, 160/180 in chemistry and 330/360 in Biology.

MTG :Any other achievements? (Please mention the name of exams and rank.)

Tejaswini :Gold medal in NSO and IMO.

MTG :How did you prepare for NEET and other medical exams?

Tejaswini :I first of all made sure that my concepts were clear and also worked to strengthen the basics of every subject. I personally believe that persistence and hard work along with good tuning with the teachers is necessary to crack NEET.

MTG :What basic difference you found in various papers you cleared?

Tejaswini :The basic difference is in the difficulty level, with AIIMS being more difficult than NEET.

MTG :How many hours in a day did you study to prepare for the examination?

Tejaswini:6 – 7 hours daily

MTG :On which topics and chapters you laid more stress in each subject?

Tejaswini :For Biology, I never stressed on a particular topic. For me, every chapter was equally important.

For Physics, motion in one and two dimensions, force, work energy and power, scalars and vectors are very important and play important role in all other chapters and electrodynamics.

For Chemistry, I stressed more on inorganic section.

MTG :How much time does one require for serious preparation for this exam?

Tejaswini :To be on safer side 2 years should be given for proper preparation of NEET.

MTG :Any extra coaching?

Tejaswini :Guidance by BhargavRaje Sir.

MTG :Which subjects/Topics you were strong/ weak at?

Tejaswini :In Physics I was strong enough. But in Chemistry and Biology you feel that you are done but while solving, there would be confusion in many questions.

MTG :Which Books/Magazines/Tutorial/Coaching Classes you followed?

Tejaswini:Coachings – IIB (Bio), Creative Coaching Classes (Physics) Konale Coaching Classes (Chemistry)

Books – MTG NEET guide, previous year questions by MTG.

MTG : In your words what are the components of an ideal preparation plan?

Tejaswini : For ideal preparation, study should be constant. It has to be precise. Study should be stress free, what is more important is the quality study not how much time you study.

MTG :What role did the following play in your success :

(a) Parents (b) Teachers

Tejaswini  :(a) Parents :Parents play a very important role. My parents have supported and motivated me throughout my preparation. They have given me every best possible thing.

(b) Teachers : Teachers have always been supportive. They were very precise in their teaching and have cleared my doubts every time.

MTG : Your family background?

Tejaswini : My mother and father both are teachers and my sister is a doctor.

MTG :What mistake you think you shouldn’t have made?

Tejaswini :Initially, I was hesitant to ask doubts and did not interact with teachers. But I regret it because it is important to clear doubts otherwise you won’t get to know your mistakes.

MTG :How did you de-stress yourself during the preparation? Share your hobbies and how often could you pursue them.

Tejaswini :My parents would help me to destress myself. My sister and parents would talk to me and motivate me whenever I was stressed. I like reading novels and story books.

MTG :How have various MTG products like Explorer Books and Magazines helped you in your preparation?

Tejaswini  :MTG Books have helped me focus on every topic and the quality of questions was the same as NEET.

MTG :Was this your first attempt?

Tejaswini  :Yes

MTG :Had you not been selected then what would have been your future plan?

Tejaswini :I would have given a second attempt. But if I had felt exhausted I would have gone for other medical courses like dental, BAMS.

MTG :What do you think is the secret of your success?

Tejaswini :Daily practice and stress less study are the key factors of my success.

MTG :What advice would you like to gave our readers who are PMT aspirants?

Tejaswini  :Believe in yourself till the very end.

Never get stressed, despite of the ups and downs.

All the Best!