Key to Success in AIEEE and AIPMT
– April 27, 2008
– Final – May 11, 2008
– Preliminary – April 6, 2008
KEY TO SUCCESS
Students of class 12 would be making final preparations for their board
exams but they all know that those exams are not the only ones that is going
to decide their future, especially for those aspiring to be doctors and
engineers. They still have got another task to fulfill to enter into the best
colleges in the country. It is the All India Engineering Entrance Examination
or AIEEE for the aspiring engineers and All India Pre-Medical Examination nor
AIPMT for the aspiring doctors. By now, all the aspirants would have applied
for the entrance exams, with the abolition of entrance exam in Tamil Nadu,
more students would be applying for the All India Entrance Exams. Here is a
gist of what the students can do.
What is AIEEE?
The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) is organized by
the CBSE for admission to various under-graduate courses in engineering and
architecture. Admission to the prestigious National Institutes of Technology
is through this test.
AIEEE would consist of two papers. First paper consists of three parts of
Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of equal weight age with objective type
questions for BE/B.Tech courses and second paper- consist of Maths, Aptitude
Test and Drawing for B.Arch and B. Planning. The Aptitude Test is designed to
evaluate candidate’s perception, imagination, observation, creativity and
Scoring and Negative Marking
All objective type questions (four options with single correct
answer) would carry three marks. For each correct response, candidate will get
three marks. For each incorrect response one mark would be deducted. No
deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is
indicated for an item in the answer sheet. The candidates are advised not to
attempt such item in the answer sheet if they are not sure of the correct
response. More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as
incorrect response and will be negatively marked. All objective type questions
are required to be answered on specially designed machine gradable answer
sheets. Answers are to be marked using ball pint pen (black/blue) only.
Date of Examination - April 27, 2008
Paper 1 – Physics, Chemistry and Maths – FN
Paper 2 –
Maths – Part I, Aptitude Test-Part II and Drawing Test –Part
III – AF
HOW TO PREPARE:
In AIEEE, the emphasis is on fundamental concepts and their application
in different situations. This differs significantly from the Board
examinations and the questions seek to test the conceptual clarity and the
reasoning ability of the students.
Most of the questions in AIEEE are not difficult but they are just different.
They require a different approach, a different mindset. Each question has an
element of surprise in it and the students who is adapt in talking them is mot
likely to sail through.
Well thought revision plan
The first and foremost step is to build a sound and feasible plan for
preparation. Divide the entire time into a reasonable time chart and plan the
studies accordingly. Leave free time in between so that if any module gets
delayed there will not be any need to change the plan.
Study the trend of previous year questions papers and draw marks distribution
of each subject to find out which topics are most important and which are
least. Giver priority to important topics and try to put them in early stage
of your preparation to avoid any possibility of them being left. Review your
plan periodically to find out if there are any lapses and how they can be
Most of the questions will be based on fundamentals and their
applications. So establish a sold base by mastering the fundamentals being
focused. Don’t refer too may many books. Decide about the books after
discussing with your trainer.
Strengthen application of fundamentals
Quality is more important than quantity. Doing 100 quality and concepts
based questions is more important than doing 1000 questions, which have not
been selected carefully. Remember that the purpose is to sharpen
problem-solving skills. Start with conventional methods of problems solving
but improvise constantly and build you own shortcuts and ways for problem
solving. Always keep track of your average speed of solving questions.
WHAT IS AIPMT?
All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance
Test (AIPMT) is a national level entrance examination
conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), The admission
for 15 per cent of the total seats for medical/dental bachelor degree courses
in medical colleges run by Union of India, state government, municipal and
other local authorities in India except the state of Jammu & Kashmir is
made on the basis of AIPMT merit list. As per the revised scheme, the AIPMT
examination is conducted in tow stages:
The Preliminary Examination will consist of one paper containing 200 objective
type questions (four options with single correct answer) from Physics,
Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) to be answered on the specially
designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only. The duration of
Paper would be three hours.
The Final Examination, only for those who qualify in the Preliminary
Examination, would consist of two papers each of two hours duration. Paper I
would contain questions form Physics and Chemistry and Paper II would contain
questions form Biology.
The Final Examination will have non-objective type of questions to be answered
in the Answer Book supplied.
Date of Examination
(i) Preliminary Examination April 6, 2008
(ii) Final Examination May 11, 2008
TIPS TO CRACK ENTRANCE EXAMS
Be confident. Don’t lose it at any stage while preparing for the
If your attend any coaching classes, be regular in them to be able to achieve
good results in the end.
At home, prepare a timetable and follow it strictly.
Don’t get too involved with only engineering books and refer to NCERT books
Don’t waste time and don’t stress yourself. Study in a balanced way and
maintain a good friend circle who will guide you and also boost your morale.
Workout a lot of sample papers and practice to complete them in time.
Stay away form computers as much as possible.
Choose the right books. Consult IITians and your teachers to get your hand son
the right. Don’t waste your time in trying out new books every time.
IN THE EXAMINATION HALL
The moment you receive the paper, scan it. Look for problems that
are from the topics you have studies. Ignore the others and solve the chosen
ones first, at one go – till you’ve attempted everything you know.
This confidence may help you in cracking those problems you overlooked the
first time. A 100 marks paper is supposed to be solved in 170 minutes. Keep 10
minutes for trying up supplements and other such formalities.
If a particular problems carries, say 6 marks, you should allot about 12
minutes to it (maximum 15). Do not get bogged down by a particular problem. If
there is no solution in sight for next few steps – drop it., leave some
space and go on to another problem.
Keep your cool all the time. If you have not performed well in the first paper
– don’t let it affect your performance in second or third papers.
Instead of ruminating over the time lost – use these power-packed 320 odd
hors to help you achieve entry into one of the most coveted institutions in
the country. You really can if you think you can. So rush to your study table.
Your time starts now.
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