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Interview of Dr Suraj Pokharel with Online PG Nepal
Dr Suraj Pokharel
CEE MD/MS Entrance-2077
MBBS: KIST Medical College
OPN: Congratulations Dr. Suraj.
Dr. Suraj: Thank you Online PG Nepal.
OPN: How does it feel to be a topper of such tough and competitive exams? How much hopeful were you for such Rank?
Dr Suraj: I was happy and relieved. I felt the efforts put were worth . Frankly speaking, I was not expecting such high rank and it was a welcome relief.
OPN: Who would you like to share your credit of success with?
Dr Suraj: I would like to share credit of my success with my parents, other family members, my colleagues at my workplace and my teachers.
OPN: Please share your brief story after internship till the PG success day.
Dr Suraj: After internship I worked in a PHC. Then I started working in district hospital. I had to carry out study and job hand in hand.
OPN: How tough are entrance exams these days?
Dr Suraj: With the growing number of participants and more availability of various online and offline resources the exams have got tougher. Delay In exams, COVID19 pandemic, various hurdles and uncertainty of the pattern made this particularly one difficult to anticipate.
OPN: How is Common entrance examination different from previous year’s test?
Dr Suraj: Commo Entrance Exam (CEE) can be a blessing in disguise. You can prepare whole heartedly and get a seat. If you don't get, you can continue with job and studying side by side.
OPN: What are the books and other resources you used for entrance preparation?
Dr Suraj: I used resources like USMLE Step 1 First Aid, board and beyond videos, Sarad Chandra, Mudit khanna (2008-2020), few National guidelines, Past questions from Complete Review Dr Sujit, Garg Pharmacology, Vivek Jain Community Medicine, Devesh Mishra pathology, ROAMS for minor subjects.
OPN: What advice would you like to give to future PG aspirants?
Dr Suraj: I would like everyone to believe on themselves. Do not lose hope. If you follow the process, you'll get the result. Patience practice and perseverance will certainly be the key.
OPN: 1 month before exam, what shall students focus on?
Dr Suraj: Revisions and previous questions round up will be helpful. Last 1 month revision should be envisioned at the beginning of the preparation. Prepare the resources , build up and hit hard in last 1 month. Just like T20 Cricket.
OPN: How can aspirants parallel their PG preparation and job together?
Dr Suraj: An aspirant should prepare smartly. Curriculum and marks division should be at the back of the mind. Trust few authentic resources than getting lost in the vast ocean.
OPN: How can an aspirant prepare smart to excel competitive exams? Any tips about reading habit, memorizing and practicing technique?
Dr Suraj: Daily and regular reading. Standard mnemonics in the above mentioned resource were helpful. The mnemonics have to be revised regularly. Difficult topics should be given more time and discussed among friends.
OPN: You ranked always high in our regular Model Tests. How much helpful was Online PG Nepal services to you?
Dr Suraj: Online PG Nepal model tests were really very helpful. Than you for this.
OPN: Anything you would like to share more?
Dr Suraj: I would like to wish everyone best of luck for their dream branch.
OPN: Thank you for your precious time. Congratulations once again.
Dr Suraj: Thank you Online PG Nepal.