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Celebrate the Board exam season

Doing what you love and managing your time well will help you be better prepared for the tests.

education Updated: Dec 31, 2014 12:49 IST
HT Education Correspondent

With the CBSE Boards just two months away, stress is a common problem most students are battling with. HT Education, in collaboration with Expressions India, the National Life Skills, Values Education and School Wellness Programme, organised counselling sessions at the Indian School in South Delhi recently. Subject experts from HT’s StudyMate learning centre, Sharad Agarwal, Savita Sharma, Dr. Alok Bariyar, Manju Arora, R Gurucharan and Brajesh Trivedi shared tips with the students for tackling the papers.

Crack the tough ones!


Focus on five most important chapters
first fundamentals, admission, shares, ratios and cash flow statements
Solve as many papers as you can
Never overwrite in paper


Focus on value-based questions
Attempt all sections in an orderly manner, one section at a time.
Be thorough with the NCERT textbook


Study all the formulae conversions thoroughly
Practice 10 full length Board papers and get all queries answered
Memorise important structures


Clarify the concepts
Memorise and understand definitions of various economic terms


Bifurcate topics from sample papers, manage time and prepare chapter wise
Practice as much as you can
Make sure you revise the whole paper after writing it


Follow NCERT textbook only
Prepare in this order- optics, dual nature of matter and radiation, atom & nuclei, semiconductor devices, principles of ­communication and EM waves, electrostatics, ­current electricity, ­magnetic effect of current & magnetism etc

First Published: Dec 31, 2014 12:46 IST