As a student you want to score good marks in your examination, don’t you?
But examination terrifies most students.
Does your mind go blank when you see the question paper?
You are not an exception.
Most students feel so.
Don’t worry! You can score excellent marks when your plan your studies.
3 things contribute to your success in examination.
- Your concentration in your studies
- Your planned revision
- Finally writing your examination without fear.
Top 10 sure tips to write your examination successfully
1. CONCENTRATION MAKES YOU FOCUSED
- Your concentration should be pencil sharp.
- Do not let your mind waver while you are in your classes.
- Be focused on what is being taught.
- When you listen with keen attention your brain stores what you have studied in your mind.
- This is the main key to your success in your examination.
- If you have any doubts regarding the subject do not hesitate to clarify it.
2. UNDERSTAND AND STUDY
- Most student by-heart whatever is in the book without really understanding it.
- Never make this mistake.
- Do not have the mindset that questions will be asked in a particular way.
- When questions are asked in a different way you do not know the answer as you never really understood what you have studied.
- When you understand your subject perfectly you know the answer however differently the question might be asked.
3. HAVE A PLANNED ITINERARY OF WHAT YOU SHOULD STUDY
- Your revision holidays must be utilized to the maximum.
- You can allot a week for one subject.
- Write down the topics you should study.
- Write your timings also.
- Do not study without a break.
- Your brain becomes stagnant and static when it does not have rest.
- Three hours of studies followed by a break of an hour would be perfect.
4.BE PHYSICALLY FIT.
- You should be physically fit to withstand the tension of examination.
- Avoid oily and junk foods.
- Eat lots of fresh vegetables and fruits.
- Avoid eating heavily as your mind becomes sluggish and lethargic.
- Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated.
- Never skip your breakfast as it the most important meal of the day.
- Your food should be rich in vitamins, minerals, calcium and iron.
- All these are very important to give you the much needed stamina.
5. DO NOT STAY AWAKE LATE IN THE NIGHT.
- There are students who stay awake late night studying without any break.
- This is an unhealthy habit.
- Your brain will crumble under the pressure of nonstop studies.
- Never overtax your brain.
- Your brain too needs some rest. Sleep early.
- You should have at least 8 hours of relaxed sleep.
- Good sleep improves your memory power.
- Your concentration improves when your mind is refreshed.
6. FORGO FEAR OF EXAMINATION
- Do not fear examination.
- It is not the end of your world.
- You cannot write your examination properly if you feel fearful.
- Most students fear the tongue lashing of their parents if they score low marks.
- In India there are many cases of suicides among students when they score low marks or fail.
- You should not threaten your children.
- Give your children the confidence they need.
7. NEVER REVISE AT THE LAST MOMENT.
- Do not do hurried revisions until the day before your examination.
- You should finish your revisions at least 10 days before your examination.
- Keep your mind relaxed.
- Just verify your doubts.
- Keep your mind focused.
- Do not compare your friends with you and feel you would not perform as well as them.
8. BE VERY CONFIDENT
- Look forward to your examination with confidence and assurance.
- You should have a checklist of the things you need for your examination.
- Verify whether you have everything with you.
- Keep it in a safe place.
- Go to sleep early and get up early in the morning.
- Have a glance through the subject.
- Do not go into last minute confusion.
9. BE RELAXED ON YOUR EXAM DAY
- Start early for the examination hall.
- You can get caught in traffic jam if you start late.
- Reach the examination hall at least an hour before your exams.
- Never do last minute revisions as it will make you flustered.
10. WRITE WITHOUT CONFUSION.
- Go through your question paper in a very relaxed manner.
- Write the best known answers first.
- Your handwriting should be neat.
- Finish at least fifteen minutes before the allotted time.
- It gives you time to revise what you had written.
- Revising your answer paper is a must as you can correct the unknown mistakes you had made.
After your examination do not worry whether you have written the answers correctly. Do not compare your answers with your friends. It could affect your concentration for your subsequent examination. Keep your mind clear of unnecessary thoughts which could affect your performance in your examination.