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Tips and Strategies to Prepare for Competitive Exams

Tips and Strategies to Prepare for Competitive Exams

People always want to grow in their respective fields and it is important for everyone too. Whether one has to start a career in a specific firm or one has to change his/her existing firm, in both the scenarios competitive exam is the key to their destination. Studying can be stressful at times, especially when one is preparing for a competitive exam. For instance, students preparing for JEE 2018 or NEET Exam 2018 often have to undergo a lot of stress due to the pressure of a huge syllabus. They work hard to clear the competitive exams but along with hard work, knowing some tips and tricks can only benefit in the process of preparation.

Here are some tips and strategies to prepare for competitive exams

  1. Go through syllabus that is important: A structured syllabus is always important and a basic thing for the preparation for any kind of exam. Candidates must follow the syllabus thoroughly for an effective preparation. It will help in covering all the essential points without missing any.
  2. Come up with a good preparation strategy: Candidates usually spend more time in planning than actually executing those plans and like this they unintentionally waste time. So, create a plan which can be successfully executed. Give more time to topics which you find difficult and revise them frequently so that you can complete some pending tasks.
  3. Practice previous year papers: There is a saying, ”Practice makes a man perfect.” One must revise the studied topics and previous year question papers just to make himself or herself fully prepared for the main exam. As the previous year questions are the actual questions which have appeared before in the exam, practicing these questions will not only boost your confidence but also will give you a clear idea about the question pattern.
  4. Focus more on concepts: Don’t adopt the habit of cramming things rather focus on understanding concepts throughout the preparation; Because understanding helps to retain things in the mind for a longer period of time. You can also make short notes or you can note down important formulas for the topics like Ohms law, calculus and much more at one place to use them for the preparation of the exam.
  5. Take a quiz: After completing a chapter one should try to solve all the possible questions related to it. By doing so, one can keep track of his performance and can get to know about his weaker areas. Hence, one can focus on the chapters he is weak at.

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