Why Most of the NEET Aspirants Fail to Crack the Exam?

Cracking the NEET is a challenge; acing it is a bigger challenge. Yet, it has many aspirants, and students spend hours without a break studying for it. However, many fail to clear it, leave alone garner high scores. And then they dive into a bottomless pit of guilt, blame and failure. They are full of negative feelings and the feeling of failing their families’, peers’ and friends’ expectations. What is the reason for this failure? Why do many NEET aspirants fail the entrance? Here, we cite these reasons and give some pointers for the best preparation for NEET.

Being overconfident

There are students with low confidence levels, some who are overconfident. Now those with very high confidence levels may even get through the exam. However, it can be detrimental as well as it can lead to trouble. There has to be a balance, which is important to crack such an exam. Hence, focus, concentration, enough and timely breaks, and following a study schedule, all these are very important.

Importance of self-assessment

Evaluating your level of preparation is integral to success in an exam. Not knowing your strengths and weaknesses leads to failure. Therefore, you must analyse your prep periodically and take steps to strengthen your weak areas and overcome your faults. Taking mock tests and solving previous years’ papers and sample papers is a good way to self-assess. Many students who fail the NEET do not do any of this.

Insufficient planning and prep

Another important aspect is crafting a study plan and sticking to it diligently. Getting distracted is common for students who fail the NEET. Also, they often procrastinate when it comes to studies. This is a big no-no when it comes to anything, especially such an important exam. Discipline is paramount, and you must prepare a proper strategy for NEET 2023 if you are taking it this year.

Referring to the wrong books

Referring to the wrong booksOne more reason for failing the NEET is that students refer to and study from the wrong books. With thousands of resources available out there, it is easy to get confused and swayed. However, quality resources are few, and it is important to know which ones to refer to and stick to them. Those who fail the NEET end up referring to substandard books and waste their time studying from these.

Not being thorough with the syllabus

Students who do not clear the NEET are also not well-versed with the syllabus. True, the NEET syllabus is vast and exhaustive, and it is difficult to get a grasp of it. But, you must be thorough with it to understand concepts and their application along with other aspects of every subject. Those who are not, are unaware of the important topics and the weight that some topics carry, and hence fail the test.

Also read: Ways to Solve NEET Problems Faster

Faulty prioritizing

Students who fail the NEET often have their priorities all messed up. They ignore difficult concepts and focus on the easy topics thinking they will have good a grasp of these. However, this strategy is not exactly the correct one. They also spend too much time studying one topic more than the other. This is a big mistake as well. Each topic is equally important in this exam to avoid losing precious marks.

Poor time management

Time management for NEET preparationOne more reason to fail at NEET is poor time management. Most of the students who fail do not give importance to every subject equally. They devote more time to some subjects and even topics they find easy, and very little time to the tough ones. Consequently, they are ill-prepared as they are unaware of their strengths and weaknesses, which helps plan their study.

Clearing the NEET with good scores requires laser-sharp focus, a solid study schedule that you must follow, timely and enough breaks, good meals and sleep, coupled with smart and rigorous study. Those who do not clear this exam fail to follow the above steps we mentioned. Do avoid all these mistakes, join NEET online classes to aid your prep, and come out with flying colours!

Also read: Reasons to Join NEET Short-term Crash Course

Written by Today's Geniuses
Today’s Geniuses comprises of all the members of TG Campus. It includes IIT Alumni, PhD holders with fellowship and Subject Matter Experts, creating an enthusiastic bunch of Geniuses who are driven by their passion to empower learning.