Hard work and dedication surely leads to success, and it’s proved once again by Rinku Sharma, who secured All India Rank 8, out of approximately 2 lakh candidates who appreared for the examination, in the All India Entrance of AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), the results of which was declared on 15th June 2017.
Rinku was a student of Sai Vikash Junior College, Silpukhuri, Guwahati. He did his regular HS Classes as well as entrance coaching from Sai Vikash.
Cracking AIIMS, the most toughest Medical entrance exams in India requires sincerity and devotion, along with hard work.
In an exclusive interview with DY365, Rinku shares his thoughts on his success. In his opinion, regularly maintaining his studies and college and the guidance of his teachers while remaining confident in his own ability were the key elements contributing to his achievement. Rinku advises future medical aspirants to have faith in themselves and work hard to enhance their chances of success in the exam.
Read the full interview below:
DY365: Congratulations on grabbing AIR 8 in AIIMS MBBS 2017 examination. How was your first reaction to the result?
Rinku: At first I thank you. I performed well in the exam but getting 8th Rank was like a dream come true.
DY365: Were you expecting such a result in AIIMS MBBS 2017 exam?
Rinku: I was expecting a rank in top 100 but not in top 10.
DY365: What is your early education, schooling and exam score in Class 10?
Rinku: Till class 10, I was a student of Sainik School, Goalpara. Then I joined Sai Vikash Junior College, Guwahati. My CGPA in Class 10 was 10.
DY365: Tell us about your family (occupation of father mother and bro and sis)? How did your family support during the preparation days?
Rinku: My father is a doctor and my mother is homemaker. My brother is studying B.Tech in BITS Pilani, Goa. I got full support from my parents as well as my brother.
DY365: What motivated you to choose a career in medicine?
Rinku: My father is a doctor, which is the motivation factor for me.
DY365: What’s your success mantra behind cracking AIIMS MBBS 2017 exam?
Rinku: I did regular studies for three to four hours. I never did late night studies and regularly attended my college.
DY365: How was your study schedule during preparation?
Rinku: After coming from school, I took rest for some time and completed my studies within 10 o’clock. I avoided movies and TV Series.
DY365: How was your AIIMS MBBS 2017 exam experience?
Rinku: The exam was really tough. Among the three, Physics was most challenging.
DY365: Which was the easiest and toughest subject for you?
Rinku: Chemistry was easiest while biology was most difficult because it required lot of memorization.
DY365: Please share your academic background. What was your score in AIIMS MBBS 2016 examination?
Rinku: I secured 100 percentile in Chemistry and a good percentile in Physics, Biology and GK.
DY365: How did you balance between preparation for your state board exam and medical entrance exams?
Rinku: I gave least importance to boards and most to NEET & AIIMS.
DY365: Your schedule would have been quite hectic during preparations. What did you do to keep yourself refreshed? What are you hobbies?
Rinku: Actually, I had very less time to refresh. Still, I followed current affairs and Cricket.
DY365: So, who is your favorite teacher?
Rinku: My Chemistry teacher, Mr. Jaswinder Singh.
DY365: Do you think coaching is necessary for cracking medical entrances like AIIMS?
Rinku: Yes, we need to know lot of things which is possible only by joining coaching.
DY365: Where do you see yourself in next 10 years down the line in your medical career?
Rinku: As a successful doctor, serving in Assam.
DY365: What suggestions would you like to share with the MBBS aspirants?
Rinku: Have faith in yourself and work hard.
N.B. - For more details on Sai Vikash, you can visit the website www.saivikash.com