PrepLadder congratulates Dr. Ashish Rai on achieving success in AIPGMEE 2016. We wish him the very best in his life and career ahead.

Here are some tips from him that will help you reach your goals too.

AIPGMEE 2016 counselling is approaching. Read this before you choose a speciality or an institute

Still confused about choosing the right institute and right speciality

Thousands of medical students sit for the medical PG entrance examination to get a course of their liking. Only a few make it to sit in the course of their choice. Every year after a lot doing hard work for months and years students who clear entrance exams to enter post-graduate (PG) medical course are caught up in another dilemma of choosing the subject, also, which institute to choose from hundreds of medical institutes all over India. However, it is not practically possible for students to know details about each and every institute in India.

A professional blogger while being an IPD patient in a hospital in Mexico took pictures of medical staff sleeping at 3 am.

He posted it online negatively but had no idea that the reaction to it will be so fierce.

However it just wasn't what he expected. Medical community from around the world came in support of their colleagues and started posting pictures of themselves sleeping on the job.

The hashtag #YoTambienMeDormi (Spanish for 'I fell asleep too') started trending.

About NEET

In a significant move, Union Health Ministry had approved the Medical Council of India's (MCI) recommendation for an amendment to the Indian Medical Council (IMC) Act that empowered it to hold a nationwide common medical entrance test for MBBS, BDS and post-graduate medical courses in both government and private institutions.

We all remember buying our first stethoscopes, we couldn't recognise any bowel/heart/respiratory sound then but we still paraded around in wards hanging it around our neck.

And to be honest we still feel a sense of pride when we accessorize with a Littmann while in hospital. We love it, adore it and get sad if we lose it.

But where did it all begin?