You are fully prepared for your exam if you – take notes – followed-up with study at home – revision – practiced previous year papers and now you are confident of taking the exam. But there are a few things you should do to on the D-day of the exam to achieve the best possible exam results.

  • 1) Turn up early for the exam.
  • 2) Relax
  • 3) Read all the instructions again even if you know most of them – there could be new instructions that you may not be aware of
  • 4) Plan which ones you are going to attempt first
  • 5) Start writing surely and with confidence
  • 6) Answer as many questions as you can
  • 7) Manage time effectively while attempting questions
  • 8) Allot time for checking the paper again and again
  • 9) In case you have more time after checking the paper you can attempt more questions that you are sure of the answer.
  • 10) Finally, analyze your performance

Here are some tips to follow if you are underperforming your aptitude:

  • 1) Accept the fact and denying only delays time
  • 2) Adopt a positive attitude now to stay on course
  • 3) Check the areas you are underperforming
  • 4) Analyze your weak areas and allot more time to them
  • 5) Talk to teachers and seek study tips
  • 6) In class follow what is going on with utmost concentration
  • 7) Take notes writing to the next level – write crisp notes, compare with friends, review once the chapter is done
  • 8) Ask if you need any clarifications
  • 9) Allocate more time to studies – avoid other activities which consume your time
  • 10) Improve your language skills to communicate in your answers better
  • 11) Try memory improving techniques
  • 12) Tomorrow never comes! Do not postpone!
  • 13) Take the help of friends or a study group
  • 14) Take tests regularly
  • 15) Revise for longer even before you get your exam timetable
  • 16) Take care of your health; sometimes health issues could reduce your grades
  • 17) Refer other sources for studying
  • 18) Self-tests also help
  • 19) Be cool on the day of the exam and do your best