With exam season in full swing and barely a month to go, standing in awe of those who seem to breeze through without undue effort is not going to serve you any good. It is time to take your preparation level up a few more notches and spur amazing feats.
With scores being a screening factor in every academic step further, it is imperative that you step up your preparation and do whatever it takes to achieve that perfect 100. Given below are effective mantras that can help you score well in the impending board exams and give you an edge over others.
1. Don’t underestimate the power of NCERT
If you happen to scan through the previous year papers, you’ll find that the syllabus of the CBSE Board Exams is completely based on the NCERT. A detailed study of the NCERT textbook is vital as each and every line of the book entails important information. Studying from the NCERT is ideal for a through and comprehensive understanding of the concepts that can give you an edge over others.
2. Watch Video Tutorials
It cannot be denied that visual learning is quite effective and provides with both audio and visual experience. It can be paused and watched again and again as per your convenience. Moreover, in the absence of a teacher, it can come to your rescue and help clarify all the doubts you have or any concept you have not understood. Watching Video Tutorials is an engaging experience and enhances the overall knowledge, thereby adding a new dimension to it.
3. Analyse Topper’s Answer Sheet
A topper’s answer sheet can be used to unlock the secret to success. Lately CBSE has started uploading the scanned answer sheets on its website. These are some of the best answer booklets and give an idea about how to write perfect answers in boards. By looking at them closely, you can also learn the art of writing perfect answers.
4. Learn from Mistakes, Refrain from Repetition
To err is human but to commit the same mistake again is unacceptable. Sure, you have made silly mistakes in the past during preparation or while taking the test. It is advisable to go through the answer sheets of the previous exams and analyse your mistakes, where you lost marks and why. This would help you understand them and learn from them. By learning from your mistakes and not repeating them, you can achieve your goals and score well in the impending exam ahead.
5. Ask, Ask, Ask
Have questions? Still doubtful? ASK! You need to understand that nobody is born perfect and if you intend to learn and score well, it is essential to clarify your doubts. Don’t be shy of asking questions and clarifying your doubts as it is an important part of preparation. Whenever you get stuck and have questions, pen them down and approach your peers or teachers. You never know they might explain it to you in a more understandable and simple way that could help you to make the mark.
6. Enhance your Brain’s Stamina
When going gets tough, the tough gets going. Often students cease in pressure and underperform even after knowing answers to most of the questions. It is, thus, imperative to develop your brain’s stamina so that you are able to cope up with the crisis situation. To do that give comprehensive tasks to your brain, build your resilience and stay positive. Tell yourself that you can do better and it’s not the end of the world.
7. Anyone can make a difference, so can you
If you make hard work and determination your driving force, you can achieve what you aspire for and dream of. But to accomplish anything in life, you need to first believe in yourself and have faith in your abilities.