NEET MDS - How to Prepare for Physiology?
Physiology is among the most important topics from NEET MDS point of view as it forms the basic building blocks of some of the highly scoring and significant subjects such as Oral Medicine, Pathology and General medicine. The biggest challenge for students preparing for NEET MDS is that the students find themselves forgetting the topics they took days to finished. Here arises the biggest confusion as to which subjects should be approached when and how. The article aims to highlight the preparation strategy that must be followed when you are preparing for Physiology. Let us first take a look at list of standard books to refer & most important topics that you cannot afford to leave out at any cost.
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?
8-12/240 Questions (4%)
Standard books to refer:
How much Time should be allocated for the Subject?
- Theory reading – 4 Days
- MCQ Practice- 10-15 Days
How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
- Theory reading – 3-4 Hours
- MCQ Practice- 5-8 Hours
How many Times should the subject be Revised?
- 4-6 times revision is required
What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
- 3rd quarter of the preparation
- After completing 13-14 subjects
Physiology - Important Topics
|UNIT||MOST IMPORTANT TOPICS|
|GIT and liver||Saliva, oesophagus and stomach
Gall bladder and bile
Small and large intestine
|Respiratory system||Transport of gases
Oxygen dissociation curve
lung volume and capacities
Regulation of breathing and respiratory failure
Surfactant and miscellaneous
|Renal system||Renal system an overview|
|Muscles and Neuromuscular junction||Types of nerve fibers
Muscle spindle and Golgi tendon
Nerve conduction and NM junction
|Cardiovascular system||Electrical activity of heart
Heart as a pump
Cardiovascular regulatory mechanism
Circulation through special regions
|Central nervous system||Central nervous system an overview|
|Hematology||Blood an overview(add absorption increasing factors)
|Endocrinology||Receptors and secondary messengers
Calcium metabolsm and Parathyroid gland
Thyroid and Adrenal gland
Other hormones including reproductive hormones
|General Physiology||Cell membrane
Transport across cell membrane
Genral Physiology and Body fluids
What Type of Questions were asked in NEET?
- 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.