PrepLadder expresses its heartiest congratulations to Dr. Akhil Chodha on achieving this incredible feat.
Dr. Akhil enrolled in PrepLadder’s Mock Test series for holistic MDS preparation
In this exclusive conversation with PrepLadder, Dr. Akhil unveils his secrets and tips which helped him achieve this phenomenal feat.
Let’s have excerpts from the Interview…………
Hello, please tell us something about yourself
I'm Akhil Chodha from Chandigarh. I' have completed my BDS from Panjab University this year. I am fond of reading books.
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What according to you is the correct approach to study for PGI Exam- Only MCQ's or Theory+MCQ's?
Theory + MCQ's
When should the preparation ideally begin for Entrance Exams?
From the starting of internship as that is the ideal time to practice what you are studying.
Please list the books you followed for your preparation.
I followed Standard textbooks of all subjects and dental pulse for MCQ's.
Which subjects did you focus on?
I focused more on dental subjects for PGI
Have you attempted PGI Exam previously? If yes, what did you do different this year that lead to your success?
Yes. In my first attempt I had not completed my internship.
For my success this year all the credit goes to revision!
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What is the importance of practice and revision while preparing for PGI and how much time should be dedicated for it?
Practice and revision is the most important thing while preparing for this exam. According to me a thorough study on week days along with a thorough revision on Sunday is the best policy.
Did PrepLadder play a role in your success? If yes, how?
Yes, PrepLadder did help me a lot. It gave me a platform to compare my preparation level as compared to others.
Did you follow a time table/study plan to keep your preparation on track?
Yes. I devoted 6 hours daily.
Were you a topper or a mediocre student during BDS?
I was a mediocre student during BDS.
List the most difficult and easiest subjects for you.
The easiest subject for me was orthodontics and the most difficult was public health dentistry.
One mistake that you believe everyone must avoid while preparing for PGI.
Please Don't forget to revise!
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Some tips/suggestions for future MDS Aspirants?
The only suggestion I want to give is "believe in yourself".
Thank you Dr. Akhil for your valuable tips and suggestions!
We are sure that Dr. Akhil's tips will surely prove beneficial for all Future MDS aspirants.
More Topper Interviews will follow soon. Stay Tuned!!