AIIMS MBBS 2017 Topper Interview: Concept Clarity and Revision is way to score high ranks says, Nipun Chandra AIR 4


nipun-chandraNipun Chandra, secured AIR 4 in AIIMS MBBS 2017, which was held on May 28. He was also the topper of JIPMER MBBS 2017. The student of DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar, Nipun, likes to study to reduce his stress. He thinks that to compete in national level entrance examination like AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER, one must have a clarity on all the basic concepts. With a belief that hard work always pays, Nipun advises the future MBBS aspirants to prepare with full enthusiasm for good result. Nipun Chandra wants to pursue MBBS from AIIMS, to become a researcher in Neurology or doctor in Cancer Biology. In an interview with EntranceCorner, Nipun Chandra shared his experience about AIIMS MBBS 2017 preparation and his key to success.

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Entrance Corner: First of all, Congratulations for your success in AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS. What are your plans to celebrate this success?

Nipun Chandra: I have not thought anything about celebrating yet. Since morning I am busy with the interviews. But I will think about it tomorrow.

Entrance Corner: Please tell us something about yourself, parents, school.

Nipun Chandra: Well, I was a student of DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar. I completed class 10th with 10 CGPA and 94.8% in 12th class from CBSE. My father, Nitin Chandra is an IAS Officer and mother Shalini Chandra is an advocate.

Entrance Corner: What was your key to success for AIIMS MBBS?

Nipun Chandra: I think revision was the main success mantra for securing AIR 4 in AIIMS MBBS. I never think much about the result and try to give my best in any exam.

Entrance Corner: Did you take any coaching classes? Do you find these coaching classes helpful in securing AIR 4 in AIIMS MBBS?

Nipun Chandra: I took 02 years coaching from Aakash Institute, Bhubaneswar, whereas, I was also taking Distance Learing Classes (DLC) from Allen Kota as well. The coaching classes is the only way to gain exposure for qualifying in All India test. They provide us the instrumental knowledge on how to prepare for these exams.

Entrance Corner: Which one was the easiest and the toughest section in AIIMS MBBS 2017?

Nipun Chandra: Initially, Physics was the most toughest one, but afterwards, it was easy to score and I scored higher percentile in Physics. I always find Biology easy for some reason.

Entrance Corner: Out of AIIMS and JIPMER, which institute you will prefer for admisison to undergradute medical course?

Nipun Chandra: Obviously, I have decided for admission in AIIMS, New Delhi.

Entrance Corner: How did you simultaneously prepared for CBSE board exams, JIPMER and AIIMS MBBS?

Nipun Chandra: I always focused on making my basic concepts better. As I think, the questions in CBSE board exam are based on basic concept. The conceptual knowledge, revision for your studies and practice helped me to score good marks and rank in board and national exams.

Entrance Corner: How did you keep yourself stress-free during the hectic schedule?

Nipun Chandra: I never consider studies as my work. It’s always my favorite hobby. However, in extreme conditions, I use to go for a walk or read newspaper.

Entrance Corner: How you gained interest in medical stream?

Nipun Chandra: I like Biology for some reason. I am keen interested in life process and love to take challenges. And, medical is surely a challenge.

Entrance Corner: Are you active on Facebook and social media? How it helps students to prepare well for entrance exams?

Nipun Chandra: Well, if you have good friend circle, then, it may help you. But in most of the cases, social media have bad impact. I think one must avoid it because a lot of ideas comes from different people that can distract you. I never has any Facebook or WhatsApp account.

Entrance Corner: Apart from studies, what are your interests?

Nipun Chandra: Besides studying, I like to play table tennis and read newspaper and novels.

Entrance Corner: What have you decided after MBBS? Is there any future planning?

Nipun Chandra: After MBBS, I would like to a doctor either in Research Neurology or Cancer Biology.

Entrance Corner: Who is your role model in life?

Nipun Chandra: Frankly, I do not have any ideal in my life. I get inspires by everyone who works hard in life. Although, my father is my biggest inspiration.

Entrance Corner: At the end, would you like to convey any message for AIIMS MBBS aspirants?

Nipun Chandra: Well, I would like to say that, focus on your NCERT concepts and revise the techniques thoroughly. They must never get distracted. And, worrying about the results is waste of time.

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