AIIMS MDS Preparation in 100 Days

The AIIMS MDS is India’s most coveted medical entrance exam for BDS students looking to pursue specialization in their respective fields. The article aims to enlighten the students about 100 day preparation plan to opt for when preparing for the exam.

AIIMS MDS Preparation in 100 Days

  • Set Target

Set short-term goals to keep yourself motivated.

  • Study the Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Have a fair idea of what you are planning to get yourself into by going through the previous year papers. Once you understand the exam pattern and type of questions asked, you will be in a better position to design the strategy.

  • Allot Days per subject

Make it a point to make daily, weekly and monthly planner and with just 100 days at your disposal, you need to be organized in the way you study. This is not the time to build new concepts but to review and revise what you already know. Here’s a sample of how you can divide your 100 days among the topics that you just cannot afford to miss:

   

SCHEDULE

Subject

Important Topics First 60 Days First Reading

Last 40 Days

Revision

Anatomy
  • Structure of Scalp
  • Arterial Supply of Scalp
  • Aponeurotic Layer of Scalp
  • Facial Muscles
  • Muscles of Facial Expression
  • Modiolus
  • Arterial Supply of Face
  • Venous Drainage of Face
  • Dangerous Area of Face
  • Facial Nerve
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Conjunctival Sac
  • Zeis Glands
  • Nasolacrimal Duct
  • Valve of Hasner
  • Nerve Supply of Lacrimal Glands
  • Orbital Bones
  • Muscles of Eye
  • Diplopia
  • Oculomotor Nerve
  • Ophthalmic Nerve
  • Eyeball, Cornea
  • Ciliary Body
  • External Acoustic Meatus
  • Middle Ear
  • Eustachian Tube
  • Auditory Ossicles
  • Tympanic Membrane
  • Bony Labyrinth
  • Nasal Septum
  • Para-nasal Sinuses
  • Hiatus Semilunaris
  • Nasopharynx
  • Genioglossus
  • Hyoglossus Muscles
  • Pterygomandibular Raphe and Space
  • Passavant’s Ridge
  • Nasopharynx
  • Pharyngeal Wall
  • Tonsils, Palate in Detail
  • Muscles of Pharynx
  • Waldeyer’s Lymphatic Ring
  • Extrinsic and Intrinsic Muscles of Tongue
  • Arterial Supply and Lymphatic Drainage
  • Papillae
  • Nerve Supply of Tongue
  • Ducts, Innervation of Major Salivary Glands
  • Cervical Fascia
  • All Major Salivary Glands in Detail
5 2
Physiology
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland
  • Skeletal Muscles
  • Pain Sensation
  • Coagulation Factors
  • Tetany
  • Epinephrine
  • Bile
  • Nephrons
  • NMJ
  • Anticoagulants
  • Prothrombin time
  • Aldosteron
  • Hypoxia
  • GFR
  • Functions of Kidney
  • Cardiac Output
7 2
Biochemistry
  • Glycolysis
  • RL Shunt
  • TCA
  • Gluconeogenesis
  • ETC uncouplers
  • HMP
  • Galactose metabolism
  • Glycogen and Glycogen Storage Diseases
  • GLUTs
  • Enzymes
  • Classification
  • Regulation
  • Allosteric enzymes or Regulatory enzymes
  • Ubiquitin-proteasome pathway
  • Amino acids and Proteins
  • Polar and Non-polar Amino acids
  • Essential and Non-essential Amino acids
  • Structures of proteins
  • Methods of detection of protein structures
  • Transamination & Urea cycle
  • 21st amino acid – Selenocysteine
  • Metabolism of Tyrosine & Tryptophan
  • Maple Syrup Urine disease
3 2
Microbiology
  • Koch’s Postulates
  • Types of Flora – Resident & Transient
  • Nosocomial Infections
  • Periods of Incubation, Infectivity
  • Fastigium, Defervescence
  • Endemic, Epidemic, Sporadic, Pandemic, Enzootic
  • Host-Organism Relation
  • Sterilization & Disinfection
  • Chemical Methods – Glutaraldehyde,
  • Ethylene Dioxide
  • Heat Sterilization – Dry & Moist
  • Tyndallisation
  • Pasteurisation
  • Sterilization Control
  • Radiation
  • Color Coding & Categorization of Waste
  • Lyophilization
  • Culture Media
  • Blood agar
  • Culture Media Types
  • Hemolytic Bacteria
  • Special Media
  • Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing
  • Immunology
  • Major Components of Innate Immune System
  • Complement System
  • T-Lymphocytes
  • Chemotactic Factors
  • Phagocytors
  • Mediators released
  • Interferons
  • Immunoglobulins (Detail)
  • Epitope, Paratope and Idiotope
  • Hypersensitivity Reactions
  • Haptens
  • Antigen-Antibody Reactions
  • Paul-Bunnel Test
  • Schick Test, Dick Test, Tuberculin Test,
  • Casoni’s Test, Frei’s Test
  • Transplant –Grafts
  • Active & Passive Immunity
  • Adjuvants
  • BCG Vaccine, DPT, Vaccination Schedule
3 2
Dental Anatomy
  • Diphyodont
  • Heterodont
  • Gomphosis
  • Universal System
  • Palmar Notation
  • FDI System
  • Fossa, Sulcus
  • Groove
  • Line Angles and Point Angles
  • Tooth Formation
  • Initial Calcification
  • Order of Eruption
  • Eruption Timing of Primary and Permanent Dentition
  • Age and No of Teeth present in the Mouth
  • Root Completion
  • Developmental Grooves and Lobes
  • Succedaneous Tooth
  • Sequence of Eruption of Primary Teeth
  • Mamelons
  • Permanent Teeth replacing Primary Teeth
  • Faciolingual Diameter
  • Differences between Primary and Permanent Dentition
  • Pulp Chambers and Root Canals in Deciduous Teeth
  • Cervical Bulge
  • Greatest and Least Mesiodistal Dimension
  • Longest Crown Length
  • Smallest Root
  • Palatogingival Groove
  • Canine Eminence
  • Geometric Functional outline of Teeth from Proximal Aspect
  • Geometric Outlines of Tooth Crown
  • Developmental Groove
  • Buccal Convergence
  • Difference between Mandibular and Maxillary Premolars
  • Largest Permanent Tooth
  • Cusp of Carabelli
  • Shapes of Occlusal surfaces of Teeth
  • Oblique Ridge
  • Crest of Contour
  • Pulp Horns
  • Cingulate
  • Proximal Contact Area
  • Temporomandibular Joint
  • (Disc, TMJ Ligaments, Glenoid fossa,
  • Terminal Hinge Axis)
  • Electromyography of Muscles of Mastication
  • Movement of Jaw and Muscles involved
  • Types of Cusps
  • Curvatures of Occlusal Planes
  • Key to Occlusion
  • Mutually Protected Occlusion
  • Centric Occlusion
  • Lateral Movements
  • Bennett Shift
  • Embrasures
  • Deglutition, Overjet
  • Leeway Space of Nance
  • Resorption of Primary Teeth
  • Stamp Cusps
3 1
Dental Material
  • Composite
  • Zinc Oxide Eugenol
  • Amalgam
  • Hydrocolloid Impression Material
  •  Zinc Phosphate Cement 6. Alginate
  • Porcelain 8. Hardness
  •  Cold Cure
  •  Impression Compound
  • Heat Cure
  • Dentin Bonding Agents, Silicon Impression Material, Denture Base, Gypsum Investment
  • Dimensions of Color, Modulus of Elasticity, Creep
  • Pickling, Proportional limit
3 2
Oral Pathology   3 3
Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Bremsstrahlung Radiation, Properties Of X-Rays, Grids, Heel Effect
  • Inverse Square Law, Compton Effect
  • Target Material
  • Coolidge Tube, Collimation
  • Harmful Effects Of Radiation, Dosimetry
  • Post Irradiation Mucositis, Radiation Caries
  • ALARA, Radiation Hazards
  • Composition Of IOPA Films, Grids
  • Intensifying Screen, Speed Of Film
  • Potter Bucky Diaphragm
  • Composition of Developer and Fixer, Processing Errors
  • Coin Test, Dark Room Requirements
  • Faulty Radiographs, Artefacts
  • Film Fog, Cone Cut, Density and Contrast
  • Bisecting Angle Technique, Clark’s Rule
  • Occlusal Radiographs
  • TMJ Views, Maxillary Sinus Views, OPG
  • Lateral Oblique View Of Mandible, CT Scan
  • Water’s View, PA View
  • Bregmamenton View, Submentovertex View
  • Sialography, Ultrasound
  • Scintigraphy, RVG, Xeroradiography
  • Landmarks In IOPA,
  • Condensing Osteitis, Line Of Ennis
  • Cherubism, Cotton Wool Appearance
  • Radiographic Appearance of Malignant Tumors Of Jaw
  • Multilocular Radiolucencies
  • Soap Bubble Appearance
  • Onion Peel Appearance
  • Periapical Radiolucency
3 3
Prosthodontics Basic Topics 3 3
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics Basic Topics 3 2
Oral Surgery Basic Topics 5 3
Public Health Dentistry News and latest research topics apart from the general jargon should be well-versed 3 1
Orthodontics Basic Topics 3 2
Periodontics
  • Consistency, Color
  • Stippling
  • Keratinization of Gingiva
  • Types of Gingiva
  • Mucogingival Junction
  • Interdental Col
  • Gingival Sulcus
  • Gingival Groove
  • Junctional Epithelium
  • Blood Supply to Gingiva
  • Types of Cells in Epithelium
  • Periodontal Ligament
  • (Width, Shape, Fibres)
  • Sharpey’s Fibres
  • Thixotropic
  • Tensional and Viscoelastic Theories
  • Alveolar Bone
  • Schroeder Classification of Cementum
  • Hypercementosis
  • Cemental Tears
  • Biological Width
  • Age Changes in Periodontium
  • Elastic Fibre Content with Age
  • AAP Classification of Periodontal Diseases (1999)
  • Gingival Index, PMA Index, CPITN Index
  • Bleeding Point Index
  • Periodontal Disease Index, OHI-S
  • Biofilm, Types of Dental Plaque
  • Pellicle, Material Alba
  • Calculus, Formation of Plaque
  • Modes of Attachment of Plaque
  • Crystals in Calculus
  • Specific and Non-Specific Plaque Hypothesis
  • Bacterial Microbiology- Predominant Bacteria in Plaque
  • Early Colonizers and Secondary Invaders
  • Corncob Structures, Coaggregation
  • Prevotella Intermedium & A.A.Comitans
  • Bacterial Enzymes
  • DNA Probes, BANA Test
  • Perioscan, Periogard
  • Impact of Smoking on Periodontium
  • Cytokines, Prostaglandins
  • Host Modulation Therapy
  • Stages of TFO, Fremitus Test
  • Adaptive Re-modelling of Periodontium
  • Pathological Migration
  • Glickman’s Concept
  • Bruxism, Facets
  • Occlusal Appliances
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Medically Compromised Patients
  • Periodontal Therapy In Pregnancy
  • Scurvy, Chediak Higashi Syndrome
  • Diabetes and Periodontium
  • AIDS and Periodontium
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Leukemia
  • Indications and Contraindications
  • Osteoinduction, Osteoconduction
  • Osseointegration, Peri-Implantitis
  • Gingival Crevicular Fluid
  • Measurement and Collection
  • Periotron, Periopaper
  • Increased GCF
  • Effect of Smoking on GCF
  • Lugol’s Solution
  • Drugs Detected in GCF
  • Role of Saliva
  • Bleeding on Probing
  • Acute and Chronic Gingivitis
  • Stages of Gingivitis
  • Gingival Recession
  • Stillman’s Cleft
  • Mccall’s Festoons
3 2
Pedodontics
  • Neonatal Teeth
  • Natal Teeth
  • Sucking Reflex
  • Rooting Reflex
  • Startle and Grasp Reflex
  • Parachute Reflex
  • Shedding of Primary Teeth
  • Cognitive Theory
  • Operant Theory
  • Psychoanalytic Theory
  • IQ Range
  • Common Phobias
  • Frankel Behavior Rating Scale
  • Wright’s Classification of Child Behavior
  • Pedodontic Treatment Triangle
  • Types of Fear
  • Behavior Shaping
  • Reinforcement
  • HOME
  • Tell Show Do
  • Modelling
  • Desensitization
  • Voice Control
  • Euphemisms
  • Child Appointments
  • Oral Habits
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Battered Child Syndrome
3 2
  • Practice Mock Tests

It is extremely important to attempt mock tests during the last days as it will make you accustomed to the exam like environment.

  • Study From Your Own Notes

It is best to study from your own notes rather than referring to books during the last days.

  • Concentrate on topics you generally keep forgetting

Identify your weaknesses and work upon them in these 100 days, to ensure you don’t commit the same mistake on D-day.

Updated Dec 11, 2020.