NEET MDS - How to Prepare For General Anatomy?

Preparing for General Anatomy is a real-life nightmare for NEET MDS aspirants owing to its vast syllabus.

General Anatomy carries a weightage of 12 - 15 marks in the NEET MDS exam.

Each topic is extensively layered making the subject dry and difficult to remember. Even after you have read the entire subject thoroughly once, you will find more scope for memorization and retention as it contains many important terms.

Given below are the list of Questions MERITERS experts will answer that are essential for an effective and efficient preparation:

  1. What is the subject wise Weightage?
  2. Which Books to refer?
  3. How much Time should be allocated to the subject?
  4. How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
  5. How many times should the subject be Revised?
  6. What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
  7. What are the Important Topics for NEET MDS?
  8. Types of Questions asked?

 

What is the subject wise Weightage?

10-13/240 Questions (4%)

Standard books to refer:

B D Chaurasia's Human Anatomy

Author : BD Chaurasia

INR 1,670

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Gray's Anatomy For Students

Author : Raveendranath Veeramani (Editor), Sunil Jonathan Holla (Editor)

INR 2,687

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How much Time should be allocated for the Subject?

  • Theory reading 4 Days
  • MCQ Practice- 20 Days

How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?

  • Theory reading 3-4 Hours
  • MCQ Practice-  8-10 Hours

How many Times should the subject be Revised?

  • 4-8 times revision is required

What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?

  • 1st quarter of the preparation 
  • After completing 2-3 subjects

 

General Anatomy - Important Topics

UNIT NAME MOST IMPORTANT TOPICS
Osteology
Osteology
  • Classification of the bone
  • Classification of the joints
  • Functional classification of bone
  • Skull bone 
  • Vertebrae
Foramina and Passing Structures
  • Foramina and passing structures
Mandible
Maxilla
Salivary & Thyroid Glands
Glands of Head and Neck
  • Salivary Glands
  • Thyroid gland
Mouth, Pharynx & Larynx
Mouth
Pharynx
Larynx
Tongue
Tongue
Vascular Supply of Head and Neck
Arterial supply of Head n Neck
  • Vascular supply of head and neck an overview
  • Branches of Internal carotid artery and External carotid artery
  • Branches of Facial artery
  • Maxillary artery 
  • Circle of Willis
Venous and lymphatic Supply of Head and Neck
  • Venous supply of head and neck 
  • Lymphatic drainage of face
Nerve Supply of Head and Neck
Trigeminal Nerve 
Facial Nerve
Nerve supply of head and neck
Muscles of Head and Neck Muscles of Head and Neck
  • Muscles of Head and Neck
Embryology
Pharyngeal Arches 
Development of Tongue 
Development of Face
Embryology
  • Human cell types derived from Ectoderm
  • Human cell types derived from Mesoderm
  • Germ layers and its products
  • Reproductive embryology(Meiosis, mitosis)
Triangles of Neck Anterior Triangle
Posterior Triangle
Triangles of Neck
Cranial Cavity
Cranial Cavity
Scalp orbit and Eye
Scalp
Orbit
Eye
Ear and Nose
Ear
Nose
Histology
Histology
  • Lining epithelium of different organs
  • Histological aspects of glands
  • Types of fibers 
  • Types of cartilages 
  • Histological aspects of Blood vessels
  • Systems and their specialised cells.
  • Histological aspects of GIT 
  • Histological aspects of Renal system
  • Histological aspects of Reproductive system
  • Histological aspects of respiratory system

What Type of Questions were asked in NEET?

1. Single best answer
  • Case Based
  • Fact Based (Memory)
  • Concept based

2. Image based questions

3. True or false type questions

 

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We hope this blog will assist you in preparing this subject meticulously for MDS entrance exams.
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Updated Feb 07, 2021.