Q) In what way preparation of IITJEE and boards different? If I prepare with focus only for boards, do I stand a chance in IITJEE and vice versa?
A) Although syllabus for Boards and IITJEE is very similar , In IITJEE clarity of concepts and thinking ability is getting tested while boards tests the understanding of basic knowledge of subject.
Just preparing for boards may not equip you for sound application of fundamentals and ability to crack questions with multiple concepts. However, preparing for competitive exams focus to understand subject at a deeper level and hence directly contribute to preparation of boards. However, many practice tests on board level should be taken with proper test analysis to ensure proper understanding of pattern and marking scheme.
Preparing with only board exams in mind may not give you edge in competitive examinations.
Q) With the new suggested changes in selection criteria, whether I should focus on boards or preparation for IITJEE? If I don’t get 80% in boards will I even loose an opportunity to drop out and prepare for IITJEE for one year.
A) Preparing for IITJEE , automatically prepares you for board level as you are preparing for a higher level. Sound conceptual clarity enhances your chances to score high in boards. One should certainly focus on preparation for competitive exams to discover true potential and understanding of concepts on deeper level .
When you are preparing for IITJEE you are also preparing for boards. However many practice tests with proper test analysis is recommended to orient your preparation in getting high marks in boards. It is always recommended to focus on competition at the beginning of class XI . First attempt in IITJEE should be when you are simultaneously appearing in your XII board exams. An year should be dropped only if there is a scope of significant improvement and should only be analyzed immediately after appearing for IITJEE after working on the solutions of IITJEE from proper source . Also consider your level of preparation you have achieved before dropping a year.
Q) Does STUDY PLANET prepare for boards or only for competitive exams?
A) STUDY PLANET gives comprehensive preparation for all competitive exams as well as Board exams .Many board toppers are STUDY PLANET students. In opinion of these students STUDY PLANET has immensely helped them to realize the dream marks apart from Board and engineering entrance student have excelled in various Olympiads , KVPY, International SAT exams, NEET and National Talent Search Exams .
Q ) How does change in selection criteria effects us ? What should be changed in strategy for IITJEE preparation ?
A) More practice tests and test analysis on Board level should be taken. IITJEE preparation with proper approach helps in board preparation .
Q) How often IITJEE pattern changes? What should one do to counter the changes in IITJEE pattern ?
A) There is no fixed frequency of change in pattern. However the pattern is frequently changed for last few years . One should insist on pattern proof
preparation with sound fundamentals and concept clarity . Practice tests should be taken with various probable pattern with proper test analysis and concept Strengthening session for each test.
Q ) All Boards are different ? Which board is preferred to score high?
A) Different boards has different pattern and therefore different boards have different scoring potential . BIHAR , MP ,UP are few examples where scoring 80% + is much more than CBSE where as CG, Maharastra are few examples where scoring 80% is much easier than CBSE . Most boards may dilute their papers so that most of their student can score above 80 %. Syllabus of CBSE complies more with IITJEE syllabus, however nature of questions is entirely different .The board exam may not test what IITJEE stands to tests . Weight-age to board marks directly does not contribute to purpose which IITJEE wishes to achieve. However it’s a opportunity for school to raise standard of education.
Q) Should child join different tuition for boards? Does the coaching institute helps in board preparation ?
A) It is not recommended to go for multiple tuitions . STUDY PLANET helps in competitive exams as well as simultaneously preparing for boards. STUDY PLANET not only focus on application of concept but for understanding of different approach and concepts itself which no other coaching does. Any institute which does not focus on raising the IQ level of child and running without high IQ faculty members may not serve the purpose for competitive exam nor the boards.
One should also realize the importance of self study accompanied by good study material.
Q). In general what is the future of coaching institute .What is your opinion is this correct approach to rein in teaching shops ?
A) Coaching emerges from the need to excel relative to others. Irrespective of anything coaching will continue to increase for all classes especially till XII and entrance exams .Standard coaching institutes always remain in limelight irrespective of changing trends and carries along the legacy from time to time. Coaching is as much there in USA and EUROPE for all classes beginning with early childhood .However maximum spent in INDIA is for supplementing the regular school education rather than competitive exams.
Solution to improve weak schooling is to improve teaching standards in school.
Q) How does Four Year Classroom Program help in training future IIT-JEE aspirants ?
A) It serves as the foundation for the student to train one selves and also bring in practice of preparing and facing the competition. It is an obvious choice for students who have engineering and medical career as a long term goal. It is a better way to start off early to be in the race and beat the competition.
Question: When NEET 2019 will be conducted?
Answer: The national level exam will be conducted on May 5, 2019. More than 13 lakh aspirants are expected to appear for the entrance examination.
Question: In which mode the exam will be organised?
Answer: As per the press release published by NTA on August 21, NEET 2019 exam will be conducted in offline mode only. Earlier, as per the press conference held on July 7, it was declared by MoHFW Minister, Prakash Javadekar that NEET will be conducted in two session in computer based mode.
Question: What are the timings of NEET UG 2019?
Answer: The duration of NEET 2019 will be 03 hours from 02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m. However, no entry will be allowed after 1.30 p.m.
Question: Who will be conducting NEET from 2019?
Answer: As mentioned earlier about the press conference on July 7, it was announced that NTA will conduct NEET 2019 instead of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
Question: NTA is conducting NEET, so will I get the NEET UG application form 2019 on NTA official website?
Answer: No, the authority, NTA has launched a new website for NEET 2019. The official website where eligible medical aspirants will get all the details is nta.nic.in. However, the website of under construction and will be operational on November 1 at 11:30 AM with the release of NEET application form 2019.
Question: With the change in conducting authority, is there any changes in the paper pattern, syllabus, mode and exam pattern?
Answer: Despite of NEET being conducted by NTA, there are no changes in the languages, exam pattern and syllabus. The exam pattern of NEET 2019 will be same as the previous year.
Question: What are the basic eligibility criteria of NEET 2019?
Answer: The following are the conditions which must be fulfilled by aspirants in order to appear for NEET 2019:
- Aspirants must have attained the age of 17 years as on December 31, 2019 will be eligible to take
- NTA NEET 2019. Students born on or before December 31, 2002 are also considered eligible for the national examination.
- Candidates must have completed their Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised central or state board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as the core subjects.
- The qualifying marks for general category applicants is 50%, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is 40%
- Only students who have Indian nationality, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs and Foreign nationals can also apply for NEET UG.
Question: What is the number of attempts to appear for NEET MBBS 2019?
Answer: As per the latest notification on attempts, there is no cap for number of attempts. An aspirant can appear as many times as he/she wants to.
Question: How will the NEET 2019 cut off will be determined and what will be the expected cut off for the year 2019?
Answer: The cut off of NEET UG 2019 will be made available along with the result. However, based on the following factors, the cut off will be determined:
- Number of candidates appeared for entrance test
- Difficulty level of exam
- Seats available under each category and college
Only after the conclusion of entrance test, the experts of coaching institutes will prepare the cut off of NEET UG based on the above mentioned factors, which will be available as soon as it will be released.
Question: What is eligibility for KVPY 2019 ?
ELIGIBILITY - 2019
The KVPY Fellowships are given to Indian Nationals to Study in India (Students intending to pursue/pursing under graduate program under Distance Education scheme/correspondence course of any university are not eligible to apply).
Stream SA: Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2018-19 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination. The fellowship of the students selected under this stream will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.) in the academic year 2020-21 after having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in the XII standard/(+2) Board Examination. During the interim period of one year they will be invited for the National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp and their travel expenses and local hospitality will be met by KVPY.
Stream SX: Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2018–19 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. for the session 2019–20 provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination and a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination.
Students in their 2nd year of study in Cambridge International Examination Board and aspiring to join an UG program (viz. B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.)in Basic Sciences namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in the Academic year 2018-19 are eligible to apply provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination. They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.
Stream SB: Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. during the academic year 2018–19 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII Standard Board Examination. In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.
Empowerment initiative in the KVPY Fellowship Program:
A certain number of additional fellowships exclusively for the students belonging to SC/ST community under the various streams as stated above will be operated.
A certain number of fellowships under various streams as stated above will be operated exclusively for students under the category of Persons With Disability (Physically and Visually Challenged).
Students enrolled in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences, that is, B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Neurosciences, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology, Geology, Human Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Physics, Geophysics, Materials Science or Environmental Science are eligible for KVPY fellowship.
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