With the vast syllabus of the NEET National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or AIPMT (All India Pre-Medical test) and such less time, it is obvious that there will be stress and panic amongst the students. What makes it worse is the huge number of books that the student has to study. For a single subject, there are almost three to four reference books that are advised by the various coaching classes. Almost all the students make the same mistake that is they try to read and cover all the books. This is obviously not possible. Instead of going through all the books and becoming the Jack of all but master of none, it is better that the student pays attention to one book.
Choosing effective study material, daily practice and a positive approach are all vital elements that help you to score well in the medical entrance exam. The diverse range of books available in the market confuses the student and many of them end up choosing the wrong study materials.
So, which is the best book available for preparation?
NCERT books are the answer to the above question. The NCERT textbooks should be the prime source of preparation for AIPMT or NEET examinations.
Most of the questions in these examinations come from the textbooks for classes 11 and 12. There are instances when the NCERT questions are asked verbatim in the competitive exams. The books contain a detailed account of concepts, theorems as well as the explanation. Around three-fourth of the questions in the Biology section, are directly asked from the books.
Moreover, the NEET is conducted by the CBSE - Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The NCERT books are prescribed by the CBSE board and are written according to the syllabus. Thus, the students should make it a point that they are well-versed with these before referring to some other book.
Let us see some reasons why you should consider the NCERT books as the Bible for preparing for the NEET exams.
NCERT books are written in a simple language which is easy to understand. The lucid approach makes it easier for students to understand the technical aspects of complex topics whether it is biology, physics NCERT books cover the basics and fundamentals on all topics of all the subjects. The books help the students in clearing their concepts.
NCERT books on Biology contain many diagram based questions. These help students in understanding the subject and prepare according to the pattern of the exam. Out of the 90 question of the biology section, most of them are diagram based. It is very necessary for the student to practice the diagrams in order to score well. The books have flowcharts that effectively help the students to remember the complex and difficult biological processes and names.
If you pick up the last year papers you would see that many questions in NEET are either directly fetched from the NCERT books or they follow a similar pattern. Even the experts and toppers recommend the aspirants to study the NCERT books thoroughly.
Now that you know the importance of the NCERT books, you should make it a point that you make the Books your first priority. Solve all the questions and the exercises given in the book. The books are available online too. If you have any difficulty in solving the question you can ask your teacher or look up the internet for the ncert solution for biology class 12 or 11. So, pull up your socks and start preparing for the NEET exams with the ncert books. They are much easy to understand and make the vast syllabus concise and possible for you to cover.