INTERVIEW - Dr Murugesan​​​​​​​ - AIPGMEE Nov'14 Rank - 34


About ADrPlexus

I took AdrPlexus mock tests series.It was very useful,as it helps in time management.Anyone who aspires for PGI should definitely take those tests


1. What was your study Plan?

I started preparing for entrance exams after completing internship only.I studied subject wise review books of all subjects.My plan was to keep the last month before exams for revising


2. How many hours did u study ?

Around 10 hours per day.


3. Your tips for success

Never to lose focus and keep on studying


4. During your preparation, did you ever doubt your ability to succeed in it?

Many times I doubted my ability,my method of study and preparation.But everyone goes through such phases.Talking to friends eases the stress


5. How much time do you think one requires for serious preparation for this examination?

Atleast 6 months


6. When did you seriously start preparing for this exam?

During the last 2 months


7. Did you face the problem of volatile memory? If so, how did you deal with it?

Yes,repeated reading is the only way to overcome it.Writing down things in a notebook and going through it during free time really helps


8. What was your daily timetable during the preparation? Were you able to stick to the timetable strictly?

It’s never easy to implement what we plan to do.My aim was to study as much as I could in a day without wasting time.That’s the best thing to do


9. What is your advice to the future aspirants?

Always have your own methods and stick on to it;never compare yourselves to others


10. Which books did you read for the theory part?

I read theory books for topics which are confusing or easily forgotten,otherwise theory books consume a lot of time.It’s better to use them only for reference


11. What was your strategy for the exam day?

Sleep well;do not read any new topics.Keep yourself away from books and questions 1 hr before the exams


12. What was ur style of answering question. Whether you started from question no 1 and ended with 300 or started from middle of the question paper.

I started from the beginning and had one hr spare.I then answered the unanswered questions and revised the doubtful ones


13. Did u underwent the phase of depression . How did u overcome it ?

Yes.Everyone goes through such a phase.When we live and study with friends,it’s easy to overcome such periods of depression