All students appearing for the board (UP Board, CBSE Board or other State Boards) exams in 2018 have started to face the situation of difficulty which will results into stress. A new study has done on such students and we came to know that the level of stress has been found just before one week of exams. This situation can be dangerous in terms of metal or physical conditions.
The main cause of stress is the over expectation of teachers, parents and relatives. In this article we will share some useful tips which will be very much useful to avoid stress at during exam time.
According to class 10th batch topper Somya Patel:
She told in an interview that she studied regularly throughout the year. Before few days of the examination, Somya Patel did not have any fears about the examination as she paid attention to her preparation. In the evening, she used to play games for some time with friends and then took dinner with the family. She also shared that watching Tv with family was the part to refresh the mind. Only one or 2 hours extra study time can make a big change in the result. The regular study can provide a good command over the complete syllabus, as Somya told and this was the reason that she did fantastic in each paper.
Stay away from stress:
Obviously you have studied whole year properly and are also familiar with your exam syllabus, So why you are in worry? Why are you worried for the Board exam?
Before this Board exam you have cleared your pre-board exams. This is also a test and similar to those exams. Therefore you should not take extra pressure before exams. Just give your 100% for your preparation. A good study schedule is enough to make you well prepared for the exams. You must list what you need to revise for each subject and then divide as per the number of days left for the exam. Moreover, make a timetable and follow without getting failed achieve you results.
It is in your own hands to keep yourself completely alert and fresh during the examination. You need to stay stress free and attentive during your exam preparation as well as during the examinations. There is no need to make changes in your schedule in the routine during the examination. Improve on your concentration skills for exam preparation. During this time, stick to what you have read already i.e. revise but don’t begin studying anything new. Just focus on the preview, so that the picture of the readable subjects remains cleared and all the points remain in mind. Moreover keep practicing on sample papers, guess papers and previous year papers.
Take good care of your food habits :
If you don’t eat well and on time, then the energy from your body will be strained instead of restoration The cells of your brain rely on energy from food just like any other cell in the body. Without proper nutrition that you will get from healthy food, your brain gets impacted and since our brain controls every function including our emotions like concentration power, memory, sleep patterns and our mood, therefore it is necessary to eat healthy and keep our brain active. Avoid heavy meals as they can make you feel sleepy and lethargic. Always take small, frequent, nutritious meals to ensure a steady stream of energy and have a calming effect on the brain.
Relaxation is the key to better performance:
Stay calm and focused before your exam begins. Do not start writing answers in haste when you get the test paper in the exam hall. First go through all the questions in the first 10-15 minutes carefully. Fix appropriate time slot according to the sections or questions and start solving the questions in that time frame. Start answering the questions that you feel the most confident about. There is no need to answer the questions in order. Also, if you find any confusion or you are not clear on any particular question then don’t be afraid to ask the examiner. Sometimes the paper may contain typos, misprints or any editing which is hard to understand, in that case simply ask your instructor for clarification.
Save some time for last minute revision :
As this is the last time for the examination, so save some time for the revision. You must have some last time preparation or revision notes so that you can save time and also gain confidence which will definitely help you to avoid the stress. Revision will also help you to brush-up the whole topic in the short time
Prepare for you next move :
No need to take tension if your previous paper gone bad. Do prepare for the next paper and give your 100%. This is the advice even from CBSE first ranker Raksha Gopal. You can not change the future but you can shape the present as good as you can.
From this article we have learn that exam is the part of life and may be this board exam is the first step to shape your life. So, enjoy the life as much s you can. No one is saying to ignore your board exams, but the only thing is do not make your whole life with full of stress. Take the challenge bravely and let your result reflect your hard work.
Best wishes !!