City Girl Tops NEET 2017
Around one lakh doctors appeared for this nationwide exam | By Yentha
On Jan 17, 2017

Trivandrum: Local girl Dr. Shabnam topped the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) PG 2017 entrance examination. She secured the first rank in the results announced earlier this week. 

Shabnam is the daughter of advocate K A Zafeer and Nazeera of Peroorkada. She is currently doing her PG in general medicine at JIPMER, one among the top medical institutes in the country.

She took her MBBS from the Trivandrum Medical College. She studied at Holy Angels' ISC School till tenth standard and did her twelfth from Arya Central School. 

Dr. Shabnam attributes her success to her teachers and her dedicated plans with lot of hard work and patience. According to her, her institute - Delhi Academy of Medical Sciences (DAMS) was very helpful in her preparation. The regular class in DAMS Thiruvananthapuram and online DAMS doubt-solving mechanism she could stay in touch with top faculty members from across the country sitting in Kerala. This made all the difference in her performance and gave her the competitive edge. 
She also appreciated DAMS for their Grand Test series which simulates the actual exam. She was grateful to her parents and mentor Dr. Sumer Sethi. Dr.Sethi is a radiologist and director at DAMS. Around one lakh doctors appeared for this nationwide exam and competed for various specialties. 

NEET-PG is a single entrance examination for admissions to various MD/MS and PG Diploma Courses as per Section (10) of Indian Medical Council Act 1956.

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