Last-minute Tips for Board Exams 2020
By Dr. IITian
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on December 18, Tuesday, declared the CBSE Class 10th and Class 12th examination dates. The CBSE class 10th 2020 examination schedule and the CBSE 12th 2020 examination schedule was published by the exam conducting authority on the official website http://cbse.nic.in.
The CBSE 10th and 12th examination for the year 2019-20 will commence from February 15. Students who are preparing for the board exams can download the date sheet from the official website.
You already know that to prepare a career milestone like class 12 or class 10 exam is not an easy task but not a difficult one too. With a decent study plan and essential materials, any student can score more in the CBSE Board examination.
The board exam is very stressful in the career of a student. Better preparation for board examination can lower down the stress completely. We are providing some useful tips in the subsequent part of this article which will encourage you to get the best score in your 12th examination. Some students copy to other intelligent students in preparation which is wrong. Know your skills and do not waste your precious time to know about how others are preparing. Focus your mind to start your own preparation and do not lower your confidence.
How to prepare for 12th board exams?
Board exams are important for your future career. This exam holds a crucial factor for streams, colleges and institutions. Students who are appearing in the 10th or 12th class examinations can surely take guidance from these tips and tricks:
- Confidence: Some of the bright students lack in their confidence. They have a better idea to study, good concentration and enthusiasm in their study but they always think negative about the result. They always take their studies as seriously as it becomes a load over them. Therefore, try to study with fun. Take your studies seriously but do not get this seriousness over your confidence. Always think positive about your exam. Positive attitude towards exams is the main fact which you should have in yourself to successfully crack the board exam.
- Time Management: Time management is another important element in your preparation. You need to prepare a timetable for your study and give equal time to all subjects. If you follow this tip, you will surely be able to avoid the stress and fear which arise in the students during the preparation of the exams. Set a deadline for every subject, and then only you will able to complete your studies within time.
- Revision: To complete the study in time is essential, but revision is more important in your study. Revision is just like a final touch to your studies. Don’t wait till the end to revise and mug up. Pick your weekend day as the most suitable day for your regular revision about whatever you have studied during the whole week. Complete your all subjects around 15 days to 1 month prior to the final board examination, so that you can do the revision again.
- Study Method: Set your study hours and the right place to study. Give more time to the subjects which are more difficult than that of others on which you already have a grip. It will make those subjects easier at the time of examinations.
- Write Notes: Writing is a good habit to learn efficiently. Always write the subject wise notes including definitions and concepts over the topics that you are studying. At the time of the exam, these notes will help you with your revision.
- Refreshment and rest: Give some time to the refreshment activities daily. Take a good 6-7 hours of comfortable sleep. Ensure that your bed is much convenient for sleep. Take regular exercise and jogging. Eat healthy food. These above-mentioned things will make you fit for the next day study and make your brain active and able to increase your output.
- The time before the exams: Students are strictly advised to not read any new topic just before the exams. Get up early in the morning and review the important topics you have marked. Stay comfortable and stress-free and be self-confident about your preparations for the examination.
- Go with the syllabus: Take details about the syllabus of all subjects thoroughly. Besides preparing from reference books, you should also prepare from your syllabus books like NCERT books. Syllabus books are created by keeping in mind the strict syllabus of the examination. Stick with the prescribed syllabus and read respectively.
- Work on Weak points: Have a look at what are your weak points and how can you make them solid. Examine your answer sheets of class tests and pre-board and take a deep look into them and find your errors. Make a list of your weak points for every subject and start doing hard work on your weak points and make them strong.
- Break into achievable targets: You already know that the syllabus is vast, you cannot complete it at one time. Allow equal time and complete the syllabus in parts.
Set an objective for yourself either daily or weekly and achieve it. Apart from your school studies, you can study a little extra if you have more time.
- Say no to distractions: While you are studying, you should cut yourself from the causes of distractions like smartphones, Social Media, and all. If it is adding meaning to your study like any academic-related video from YouTube, then you should watch. But ensure that you have set a particular time for that. If you stay away from distractions, it will easy for you to focus properly on the studies. You should stay focused as much as possible. So you can easily get discarded from the source of distractions.
Solve sample papers and previous year’s question papers: After completion of the syllabus, it is a good way to prepare and be ready for the exam. The more you prepare and solve question papers, the more positive you become. You will also get an idea about the type of questions coming in the exam. Previous year question papers will help you to know the relevant and repetitive topics from any subject. By solving previous year papers, you will have a rough idea about the changes in question type in various subjects during a specific period of time.
So get ready, be prepared: All the Very Best - Dr. IITian