With board examinations approaching, the stress level of students appearing for them is also increasing. However, students appearing for class 10th and 12th board examination 2020 should remember that it is just like any other examination and there is nothing to worry about.
Yes, it’s true that these marks will decide your future but this is not the end. Every student has something unique and they just need to focus on their strengths rather than weakness.
To help you overcome your fears, here are some tips you should follow to do a systematic, smart and on-time preparations for the examination:
1. Sample Papers of previous years
It is very important for students to go through the previous year’s question paper and sample papers. This will in-turn help them to know where they are lagging behind and work on it.
They should also make a list in place, to know which topic to read first on a priority basis to crack the examination. This will help them to divide their time of preparation for examination as per the topic systematically.
2. Prepare your own notes
With back to back examination, it is very difficult for students to read through all the lessons/ chapters. It is advisable to make chapter wise short notes which will help you to revise and also finish your course on time. These notes also come handy when you are in doubt before entering the examination hall and you want to have one final look at the topics.
3. Underline important topics
Students tend to highlight everything while reading a chapter. So, it is highly advisable to highlight only those lines and topics which make sense and holds importance. This will help in doing last minute read-through of the chapters.
4. Textbooks are the priority
When it comes to practice, students tend to attempt all the questions available in all the reference books rather than mastering the topics of the textbook.
You must always try to focus on being clear in your concepts in the prescribed textbooks which will help you clear any questions given in the other reference books.
5. Don’t over exhaust yourself
Board examination can be very stressful but if you want to top the exams, make sure that you schedule your study time smartly.
Maintain a balance between heavy subjects and lighter subjects. Make sure you take a break either by listening to music, watching something motivational or something of your interest. This will help you break the monotony and help you concentrate more.
Remember!! Your brain needs rest too.