How to prepare for JEE mains in 2 months

JEE mains 2020 is scheduled to be held between 6 and 11 January, 2020. This is just two months away and so, it is high time to buckle down for some serious studies. The best way to prepare in a smart and efficient way is to make a timetable. This way one can see clearly what is to be done when, and how the entire syllabus can be covered systematically. This is also the ideal time to revise all the concepts, formulas and important questions, as well those questions where…

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How eLearning Adoption Can Help Students Score High in Exams

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India is one of the biggest markets for elearning. The country’s elearning market will touch the US$1.95 billion mark by 2021 if the current Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 24.75 percent continues. And chances are, schools as well as colleges will implement at least some degree of elearning in coming years. Reasons for Elearning Popularity There’re several reasons why elearning is gaining popularity. India is home to nearly two million schools and colleges. However, India is facing a shortage of qualified and experienced teachers. At least a million vacancies…

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5 Reasons Practice Is Important

Importance of practice to succeed in exams

One of the key factors in attaining success in any field is the age old concept of “practice makes perfect.” Although some people might have an innate knack for a particular subject or skill, the truth is mastery takes time, repetition and pushing oneself out of his/her comfort zone – there is no shortcut. While author and public speaker Malcolm Gladwell suggests it takes 10,000 hours of practice to become an expert at a particular area, Josh Kaufman says it takes 20 hours of practice per month to go from…

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How to prepare for MCQs for CBSE 10 board exams in 2020

MCQ questions for class 10 and 12 As per the new pattern of examination, CBSE 10 and 12 board exams will have multiple choice questions in all the subjects. If you want to score high in exams, you must practice MCQs as much as possible. It is one of the most crucial part of the examination. Especially, in class 10, the main three subjects (Maths, Science and Social) are going to be very crucial with the inclusion of MCQs. The same case is in class 12. The main subjects other than language…

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7 Reasons Exams Are Important

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Many students, irrespective of their age, find exams of all sorts extremely stressful. In fact, way back in 2011, Australia’s Macquaire University even debated if they should do away with exams altogether. However, exams, in spite of the anxiety they cause, are actually very important for students’ development. Here are seven reasons why – 1. Exams Provide A Balanced Assessment Exams test students in different contexts – short answer, essays, multiple choice – so they can demonstrate the information they know and how they can apply it. Furthermore, exams indicate…

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4 Key Reasons Self-Study Is Important

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In today’s digital day and age, there is plenty of information all around us, easily accessible 24/7 from the convenience of our mobile devices. Although our modern-day learning environment still values traditional classroom-based learning that features an instructor on-site, self-learning has also become an equally essential supplemental tool since it yields wonderful results. Let’s take a closer look at four primary reasons why self-study is so important in an academic context – 1. It Inculcates Discipline & Boosts Self-Esteem Learning how to sift through an overwhelming amount of information, evaluating…

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JEE Advanced 2020 – Date, Time and Other Important Information

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JEE Advanced 2020 will be held on May 17, 2020, IIT Delhi will be organizing the entrance exam next year. JEE Advanced exam is conducted for admission to 23 IITs. On May 17, 2020, the first paper of JEE (Advanced) will start at 9.00 a.m. and end at 12 noon (IST). Earlier Paper 2 that used to start at 2 p.m. Now the second paper will be conducted from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (IST). This is to allow students, especially the PwD candidates, more time between the two papers.…

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8 Learning styles to succeed in exams

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Every student is unique in how they respond to information – some respond better to videos, other to writing elaborate notes, some to interactive demos and others to simply hearing a lecture closely. This is precisely why most teachers and professors offer a blended teaching style known as VAK – visual, auditory and kinaesthetic. In order to improve your academic performance, it is first highly important to understand what the different styles of learning are and then to identify which learning style is most suitable for you. Let’s take a…

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