Exam tips

1. Challenge the thoughts that say you are a failure and that you can’t succeed.
2. Concentrate on your achievements and be realistic about your expectations as well.
3. The human body requires an average of 8 hours of sleep per day. If continued for long, then the body gets into what is known as sleep deprivation syndrome. Then you get symptoms of feeling tired and sleepy, headache, body ache, poor digestion, inability to concentrate, irritability, short temperedness.
4. Do some yoga in the morning. This will help you to sharp your memory power.
5. Do not miss breakfast.
6. Do not have a very heavy dinner.
7. Eat plenty of green vegetables, drink enough water.
8. Try to keep a fixed time every night for sleeping as far as possible.
9. Avoid afternoon prolonged sleeping, a short nap may be helpful. Avoid stimulating your sensory system by too much noise like loud music,too much TV. Avoid taking any food or liquids, which contain caffeine, like aerated cold drinks, drinks containing chocolate three hours before sleep time.
10. Make realistic study plans.
11. Choose a study place with minimum distractions.
12. Assess priorities, assets and difficulties.
13. Following a normalised routine atmosphere at home is recommended.
14. Know your concentration span, study with breaks.
15. When you are refresh and energetic, pick the difficult subject and complete it.
16. Study in group for difficult subjects.
17. Call your friends at your house or visit their house and discuss the topics which you find difficult.
18. Do not let previous results discourage you – identify your weak areas from previous exams and work on them.
19. Try to complete whole course just two months before the examination and then start revision. Make a revision time table according to your choice and just stick to them.
20. Avoid Stress. Always remember Exams and Students are friends.
21. Time management plan must be made for all subjects.
22. Try to increase your speed with the help of stopwatch and put the target so that you can increase your speed.
23. Revise what you know, don’t start new topic.
24. Have sound sleep before the examination day, stop negative thinking. Do not discuss about those topics at which you are a bit weaker.
25. Write Notes and Answers in Flow Chart Format.
26. Read complete question paper thoroughly before you put pen to paper. This should be the first step when you get question paper. Follow all instructions on the paper precisely, don’t assume.
27. You have 15 minutes to read the paper. Read the questions carefully not just once but at least twice and underline the catchy words to make sure you have understood the question.
28. Select the question for which you can answer well. Write the answer of that question first. Always remember, “ First impression is the last impression.”
29. Keep equal margins from both the sides while writing on the answer sheets.
30. Before you start writing an answer correctly, mention the question number in the answer sheet.
31. Underline the headings.
32. You can write main answer in blue ink and headings in black or vice versa. Don’t use red and green colours to underline or write headings. These colours are reserved for examiner and moderators.
33. Give sufficient time for all questions.
34. Never jump/miss steps. There are marks for every step.
35. Don’t leave any question blank. You should write something about every question. Temporarily leave that question and deal with it later if you get time in the end. If there is no negative marking system, make a guess and select 1 out of the 2. Even if you are wrong, it won’t reduce your marks.
36. Strictly adhere to the word limit as mentioned in the General Instructions.
37. Answers should be correct, not exact.
38. Always keep 15 minutes for revision if in examination you are getting 3:00
hours .
39. Never indulge in unfair practices like cheating.