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Old 06-26-2012
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Question CS Preparatory time

Can someone please tell me how much time does it take for an IMG ( i am from karachi pakistan)
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It all depends on how much effort you put into your prep. Some people do it in 1 month but they just study for like 2-3 hrs/day.
I finished all of FA cases in 8-9 days easily. You can do revision for the next few days and learn to type the PN again and again, so in 2 weeks you will be done with it.
The key is to practice with a live partner, preferably some one who has passed the test. Do every case in a timed mode so that you build up speed.

Good luck!
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Check this poll
Time needed for IMGs to prepare for Step 2 CS

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The usual time taken by an IMG is 4-5 weeks...you should definitely do FA or UW and take some video package (Jaypee's video atlas or CSE videos)
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4 weeks are usually enough and FA is a must but you need to supplement it with some videos (on youtube)
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