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Take it easy: Boards are like any other exam

Comparisons with other students, parental expectations and peer pressure are major concerns for students attempting these exams. It is important that parents create a comfort zone and generate a 'we-are-with-you' feeling among children, especially during exams.

Here's how to get ready for the board exams

Brace up with confidence: Your preparation for the CBSE Boards is all about consolidating your past learnings and understanding the basics. Once you've cracked these, you'll see the difference in your confidence.

Get diagrams, graphs and numerical examples right

For the Class 12 boards, we give you some strategies for acing physics. Always remember that it is easy to score marks from the topics in volume II of the physics book. We give you a few more tips.

Keep tabs on time while attempting the math paper

One thing that remains unchanged in any exam is that the student should have in-depth knowledge of all topics. While revising you should prepare small notes related to important concepts and formulae.

Empathise with the hero and the story will come alive

Feel for fiction: Creative thinking will help you write free-flowing and clear prose.

Focus on NCERT bio book’s first 3 units

As we enter the last two months before the Class 12 Boards, it is time to consolidate all your efforts in various subjects. For science students, biology is a ­crucial and scoring subject.

Take into account your dream of a big score

Accountancy is considered as the key subject in the commerce stream. With right planning, we can easily score around 95% marks in the subject. Some important tips that you should be following; start right from today.

It’s all about getting your calculations right

The smart strategy: Reduce writing time to about 160 minutes to ensure ample revision time during the chemistry and economics exams.

Good planning makes 90% achievable in economics

Economics requires proper planning if your target is to score more than 90% marks. You need consistent and continuous hard work to ace this subject. Here are a few tips tips to excel in economics.

Tackling tricky chemistry

From theory to numerical problems, you need to prepare well to overcome every challenging question in the chemistry exam. Here are some suggestions that will not only help you do well in the Boards, but also help you in other competitive exams as well.

Plan right and execute well

Consolidate all the knowledge you have been receiving in school for Class 12 biology.

Be on top of the numbers

Practice will get you high scores in the Class 12 accountancy paper.

Here’s how to ace Class 10 boards

Most Class 10 students have opted out of the board exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education in March. They have chosen to be evaluated based on the Continuous and Comprehensive...

Editor's Note: prep up with us!

Hi students! The slog overs have begun with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) boards — Classes 10 and 12 — just around the corner. This year, in keeping up with its mission to bring you news you can use, HT Education is going every step of the way with you, giving you helpful tricks and tips related to major subjects in the boards.

Stick to the NCERT book to avoid confusion

Revise all chapters at least once to be familiar with the concepts in the physics Class 12 exam.
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