‘Competitions’- a word well known to everyone; toddlers to grownups, everyone is facing it. Be it toa student appearing for his Class or Board Exams, or a student appearing for some Entrance Exam or a person seeking for promotion in job career.It’s a Race everywhere- you win and survive; you lose and fall. But opportunities come several times; the only thing needed to achieve success is recognizing the chance, and putting in an honest hard work with full dedication and determination.
Students appearing for different competitive examinations need to crack the exam obtaining a high score to get the best Examination results and choices for careers. Are you one among them, struggling to crack an AIEEE or SSC? A correct guidance and a proper preparation with hard work can lead you through the path of success. Here are a few tips that might be helpful in preparing for these exams.
Tips to prepare for the exam:
· Build up a determined mind set
These exams allow lakhs of students to appear and compete with each other, which isn’t quite easy to face. You need to have a proper mindset and a clear idea about why you want to crack this exam and what is you ultimate goal after cracking it; about what the importance of this exam is, in your career, and how is it completely necessary for you, to crack it in the first shot. Once you are clear, you are automatically pushed a step ahead, with a strong determination, to gain absolute success in the first try itself.
· Go through the previous year’s sample papers
The next step is of going through the previous year’s samples, so that you can chalk out the question patterns, and the type of questions asked from each field of study.
· Time Management
Time management is a major factor in these preparations. It not only includes following a strict daily schedule, but also involves planning about the time allotment to each section in the question paper. For maintaining a regular schedule, you need to plan up your daily works, assignments and your time for preparing for the entrance exam. Divide the time slots and make sure you give in a determined effort to maintain this schedule daily. It’s going to be a tough work in the beginning, but after a few days if you are dedicated, following the schedule won’t be a problem.
As for the exam durations, exams like ssc, aieee etc. have different sections of questions, for example aptitude, numerical, general awareness, reasoning etc. Always figure out your area of strength and attempt that section first. And while preparing set your mind to solve each section within a predetermined time slot.
· Solve sample papers
Solve the previous year’s sample papers. You also get to buy various books for preparing these exams. Set time slot during preparations, and check how you progress in finishing the papers, as the days go by.