NEET MDS - How to Prepare For General Pathology?
The extensive and comprehensive nature of General Pathology makes it one of the most dreaded subjects of NEET MDS. Retaining this subject matter is indeed a challenging task and it requires a fair amount of effort to be well-versed with the subject. Also looking at the competition of NEET MDS, it is pertinent that aspirants understand the significance of smart work. Though hard work wins battles, smart work ensures that you are at par with your competitors. It thus becomes extremely important for students to identify the important topics before they actually begin with their preparation. Apart from this, having a target and strategy is another key aspect of your NEET MDS preparation.
Therefore, to prepare pathology, selective study approach and organizing the preparation is helpful. In this article, we have listed Standard Books to refer and the most important topics from General pathology to guide the students in right direction. This grouping will not only make your task easier but will also help you organize your study time effectively.
Given below are the list of Questions MERITERS experts will answer that are essential for an effective and efficient preparation:
- What is the subject wise Weightage?
- Which Books to refer?
- How much Time should be allocated to the subject?
- How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
- How many times should the subject be Revised?
- What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
- What are the Important Topics for NEET MDS?
- Types of Questions asked?
What is the subject wise Weightage?
5-11/240 Questions (4%)
Standard Books to Refer:
How much Time should be allocated for the Subject?
- Theory reading – 2-3 Days
- MCQ Practice- 7-10 Days
How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
- Theory reading – 3-4 Hours
- MCQ Practice- 6-8 Hours
How many Times should the subject be Revised?
- 5-8 times revision is required
What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
- 3rd quarter of the preparation
- After completing 12-14 subjects
General Pathology - Important Topics
|UNIT NAME||MOST IMPORTANT TOPICS|
|Cell in health and diseases||
Free radical injury
|Inflammation, Immunity & Hyersensitivity||
Chemical mediators of Inflammation
|Fluid and heamodynamic disorders||
Haemaodynamics and Haemostasis
Thrombosis, Embolism and Infarct
|Growth disorders and neoplasia||
General Aspects of Neoplasm
Cell Cycle and its regulation
Genetic mechanism of Carcinogenesis
Etiologies of Cancer
|Diseases of blood and lymphnodes||
RBC general Aspects
Non Hodgekin's lymphoma
Plasma cell dyscariasis
|Systemic Pathology & Miscellaneous||
Systemic pathology and Miscellaneous
What Type of Questions were asked in NEET?
- Case Based
- Fact Based (Memory)
- Concept based
- Numerical/Value 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.