I bet this where the phrase “if wishes were horses beggars would ride”. All GATE students can agree to this phrase and wish away the exam or simply wish great marks for taking them next level. However, GATE exams are not that hard nut to crack. With good preparation and a bit of effort students can achieve wonderful grades.
This a normal exam where every year 9 lakhs students register for the same exam and each year great results are released. Meaning anyone can seat and perform well according to the efforts applied. Some students prefer coaching and extra schooling which work for a number of students. Nonetheless not all students have the ability to pay for extra coaching. This shouldn’t add any worry but going through some tricks and tips in this article will help you crack and achieve wonderful point beyond your expectations.
- First learn the syllabus and the patterns in the past exams
Having a syllabus with you it’s never wrong, go through the syllabus and check each topic. The topics will guide you on areas of student. In most cases exam setters focus on the syllabus, rarely do they go outside the content. Syllabus will ease the hassle in studying irrelevant materials. Helping you focus on what is need for GATE exams. Pattern is the next thing, check on the past papers and see the settings. Examiners always work on the same question by just twisting the around. Using past papers will give you clues on what to tackle. Look for students who have sat for the exam get few details and how they did it, they will give different patterns and versions of question and how they went about it.
- Look for detail reference books
Beside the strict notes from your study and syllabus. Get knowledge about the same field is important. Sometime examiners check for general knowledge. Extra is never harmful, get the right GATE reference books. How? Is the question being they are stocked in the market, check for books which go in line with the syllabus and what you have studied. Your trainers want the best for you involve them in selecting the reference books. Pick GATE preparation books which have deeper content but not just any book showing information about GATE.
- Have a set timetable and prioritize your studies?
Timetable are just a reminder of what you should study next. It helps know which subject you haven’t read. Discipline yourself to strictly follow the timetable. Yes! Is discomforting but it a life time exam and when achieved you will laugh all the way getting your certificates. Give priority to your studies, friends, gaming and the rest will still remain after this great GATE exam. Have you time and focus. Pick on what you understand more going to what you feel is complex. Amazingly you will find it much easier than working on hard topics. Have guidance from your trainers when the topic becomes a bit hard to crack.
- Group study and challenges
Many reports show group studies help student feel challenged and work harder. They understand more and remember what their fellow student commented and this helps them in the exam room. Look for a group set time to meet and discuss topic using the syllabus in order to cover vast topics.
- Give yourself time to rest
Though you need to student fatigue is an enemy of success, relax and give yourself time to sleep. Take walks talk to family and enjoy different talks and with this you will be healthy both mentally and physically. Eat healthy to enhance your brain and body and with this you can crack GATE exams confidently.