PrepLadder congratulates Dr. Subhashree Dash for an amazing performance in AIPGMEE. We wish her the best in life and career ahead.
She shares some tips on how she was able to achieve this massive success in her first AIPGMEE attempt.
Hello, please tell us something about yourself
I am Dr. Subhashree Dash. I did MBBS from SCB Medical College, Cuttack
My rank in AIPGMEE is 612.
What do you think is the correct approach to study for PGMEE? Only MCQ's or Theory+MCQ's?
Theory + MCQ is the most effective approach and it worked for me.
When should the preparation ideally be started?
Preparation should be started as soon as possible.
Possibly by February/March
Please list the books you studied for each subject.
Anatomy Arvind Arora
Physiology and Biochemistry Arvind Arora
Fmt IAMS notes
Pathology Sparsh Gupta
Pharmacology Gobind Rai Garg
Microbiology overlooking Anantnarayan, Rachna Chaurasia
Spm Vivek Jain
Medicine Mudit Khana
Surgery Amit Ashish
O&G Dams notes Sakshi Arora
Paediatrics Arvind Arora
Radio Dams notes
Skin Dams notes
Ent Arvind Arora
Opthal Dams notes
Orthopaedic Dams notes
Have you attempted PGMEE previously? If yes, what did you do different this year that lead to your success
No, this was my first attempt
How big is the role of practice and revision while preparing for PGMEE and how much time should be dedicated for it?
Practice and revision plays a major role. I attempted all PrepLadder and DAMS tests. I dedicated 3 whole months for revision.
Did PrepLadder play a part in your success? If yes, how?
Yes. PrepLadder’s test screen was like real AIPGMEE test screen. So I was comfortable with using the software in exam. Skipping/marking/reviewing questions was easy for me. That saved a lot of my time.
Also because of the high number of participants in PrepLadder exams I came to know where I stand. So I worked hard to improve in each attempt.
Did you use a time table/study plan to keep your preparation on track?
Yes, having a plan is a must. To make your preparation effective it’s important that you keep it on track.
Were you a topper or a mediocre student during MBBS?
I was an above average student in MBBS. Aggregate 69%
List the most difficult and easiest subjects for you.
Most difficult: Biochemistry
One mistake that you believe everyone must avoid while preparing for PGMEE.
I made a mistake of not compiling notes while studying. I would advise everyone to always make notes.
Some last tips for our readers preparing for PGMEE?
Revise and revise as frequently as possible.
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