7 things for Government Competitive Exams
Posted on October 8, 2017
Competitive exams have become a strict norm for selection to various professional courses in our country. Competitive exams are a reality for the lakhs of students who appear in them every year.The comforts and perks of an Government job are such that anyone can give much more than his full efforts just to see himself get into that dream career with a stable income. These exams are entirely based on a set pattern and syllabus and hence targeted preparation and smart wok is a must for cracking the exam.
Due to a large number of applicants and tough competition most of the candidates fail to qualify the said government exams. But it is due to lack of clear strategy while preparing for exams that keep most of candidates away from succeeding . It is important to study in an organized and a dedicated manner to ensure better results
Planning & Understanding selection procedure
After selecting your area of interest,fetch all kinds of information regarding it. This research would also give you a direction and let you know how you should utilise your time and efforts in order to succeed in exams. If the selection procedure consists of a written exam then your focus should go on academic studies, whereas you should also work on developing your interpersonal skills and general awareness if it consists of a physical interview.
Prior to exam preparation you should firstly study and analysis about the examination essential required aspects like
a) Qualification that is needed
b) Percentage of marks
c) Maximum and minimum age limit.
See that you are meeting every required parameter.
Analysing the Syllabus and clearing Your Fundamentals
The outcome of your studies would depends on your understanding of the syllabus. Analyzing the marks assigned to each topic and subtopic in the exam allows you to manage your time according to the needs of the exams. You should put more focus on the topics that carry more marks. You should clear your basic fundamentals that you have studied in 8th, 9th, 10th standards. Matriculation math’s formulas should be on your finger tips; brush up your English grammar. Work on your General Knowledge and keep it updated, time by time through news media and magazine on current affairs and events.
Join coaching Institutes and selecting the preparation material
It is not necessary that you should join any institute for competitive examination preparation .But join the institute that can help out in
a) Providing a proper counseling.
b) Clearing doubts
c) Which provide proper work exercise.
You should not randomly purchase material that says that it relates to the exam for which you are preparing. Rather, you should deeply analyze the content and buy the material that you find the best. Most of the materials today promoted by teachers in class are copy and paste materials, prepared by students looking for part time jobs and full of errors. Always rely on books of authentic publication.
Take your mock test
It is not difficult to solve all questions of any exam. But it is difficult to solve all of them in a given time duration. For that you should take sample papers and try to solve them in a given time period. These practices will enhance your performance in the examination real scenario. After completing a topic, you should always test yourself with the help of mock question papers or previous year question papers. While testing yourself, if you find that some concepts are a little difficult in your mind, then take the time to revise the topics. So, before moving on to a new topic, ensure that you are satisfied with your knowledge of the topic you have just covered.
Easy First, Difficult Later
An excellent strategy that has helped students since old times is that of covering topics that are easy and precise, before going into topics that are detailed and difficult. This gives a student a lot of confidence, to begin with, and makes him more energetic for tougher tasks ahead.
You should distribute equal time to each section and more time should be given to the section or part in which you feel you are weak.
Everyone starts his journey of studying for exams with excitement, aspirations and high motivation. Many aspirants get distracted or overwhelmed after a few days of hard work and it may be the end to their dreams. So, keep your determination high and always remain motivated despite all odds. An easy way to be determined is by being with people who have been successful in life and yet better would be to talk with the ones who have achieved heights in life despite modest buildings.Youtube motivating videos and lectures on the topics will also help you a lot.
You should be positive and should have faith in yourself because it may be not possible that you will clear any exam in first time or in first attempt, it will check your patience. Always believe in yourself and trust your abilities, if you do not believe in yourself, no one else will. Rely on your efforts and hard-work. With proper strategy and dedication, everything is achievable.All the best