Strategy To Prepare For Engineering Entrance Exam
Engineering is one of the most demanded and preferred courses among science students after 12th standard in India. It is also considered amongst the toughest courses in the world. It takes a lot of dedication and hard work to prepare for engineering entrance exams, but along with hard work, one must have a proper strategy to prepare for the exam.
Some important engineering competitive exams which are going to be held in India are JEE Mains 2018, Karnataka CET, VITEEE, Kerala KEAM, BITSAT, COMED-K, etc. Cracking the entrance exams is not a piece of cake and students must prepare a well-planned preparation strategy to succeed in the examination. Some tips to prepare for engineering entrance exam is given in the points below.
- Follow a Timetable
The first and foremost step that a candidate should take while preparing for the exam is to make a proper timetable and stick to it. Following a timetable can help aspirants to cover each and every topic of the exam syllabus. They can also allot extra time for the sections that they are weak in or the important topics of the exam.
- Know the Syllabus
The syllabus is one of the most important components while preparing for a competitive exam. Students must be totally thorough with the exam syllabus while preparing for the examination. Knowing the exam syllabus well will give students an idea about the important topics of the exam.
- Good Books
Following the right preparation book is a must if a student wants to secure good marks in an engineering entrance exam. There are numerous preparation books for engineering exam in the book market and the online books stores, but students must select the appropriate books to prepare for the exam. They can take suggestions from their teachers and seniors and refer to those books while preparing.
- Prepare Notes
It is very important that with each topic covered, students make notes or list the formulas in a copy. Making notes while studying helps to retain the information for a longer period of time. The prepared notes will also be useful for the student during the time of revision. It will save a lot of time as they will not have to go through the entire book.
- Practice Question papers
Practicing question papers and sample papers is one of the most effective ways to prepare for competitive exams. Engineering aspirants should make a habit of solving question papers on a regular basis to strengthen their exam preparation. They should also prepare sample papers of recent engineering exams like IIT JEE 2018,Karnataka CET 2018, BITSAT 2018. This will help them to get an idea about the question pattern, marking scheme of the exam, difficulty level of questions and the question weightage. Practicing question papers on a regular basis will also develop the speed and accuracy of a candidate and improve their time-management skills.
Students can follow these strategies to prepare for the exam. Subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube Channel to watch interactive video lessons on various engineering exam topics and learn more effectively.