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Tips To Ace Competitive Exams

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The competitive entrance exams can be horrifying for candidates, but if they follow some tips while preparing for the exam, the preparation process can be interesting and much easier. In this competitive world, being completely prepared is the key to success. There are various competitive entrance exams for various fields like medical, engineering, banking, government sector, management sector, etc conducted by different boards like CBSE, UPSC, etc. that students can apply. The main objective of the competitive entrance exams is not only to judge candidates’ talent but also to test their management and planning skills. Some important tips to ace competitive exams are given in the points mentioned below.

Go through the exam syllabus

The first and the foremost step to take during competitive exam preparation is to get completely through with the syllabus of the exam. For example, if a candidate is preparing for engineering entrance exams, he or she must be familiar with the syllabus of competitive exams like JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, BITSAT, etc. Knowing the syllabus well will help candidates to cover all the important sections of the exam.

Follow a timetable

After getting completely familiar with the syllabus and the pattern of the exam, aspirants must make a proper study plan to carry on their preparation. Aspirants can make a timetable with all the subjects and topics of the exam to prepare more effectively. Following a well-planned timetable will also help students to get rid of haphazardness.

Good student materials

Millions of books and study materials are available on the internet and the market for various competitive entrance exams. But aspirants are suggested not to follow more than two books during their exam preparation. Candidates can take suggestions from their teachers and mentors and follow the books they suggest. Students preparing for JEE can refer to NCERT Solutions Class 11 Maths to prepare mathematics section of the exam.

Solve question papers

Practicing previous year question papers and sample papers regularly is one of the best ways to prepare for competitive entrance exams. It will help candidates to formulate a better strategy for the examination. Practicing question paper will also help students to get familiar with the marking scheme and the question pattern of the exam.

Aspirants preparing for competitive entrance examinations can follow these strategies to prepare more efficiently for their exam. Subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube Channel to watch interactive video lessons of various competitive exam topics.