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Stress digest: Handle it right for that perfect score

STRESS DIGEST: If handled in the right spirit, a little stress can lead to better academic performance

education Updated: Apr 06, 2015 14:20 IST
HT Education Correspondent
CBSE Board exams,NCERT book,Chemistry

The countdown has begun for the CBSE Board exams.To help students manage stress, HT Education, in association with Expressions India, the National Life Skills, Values Education and School Wellness Programme had organised counselling sessions at ITL Public School, Sector 9, Dwarka, recently. Subject teachers from HT’s Studymate Learning Centre shared tips on scoring high in accountancy, biology, chemistry, maths and physics. Sudha Acharya, principal, ITL Public School, said, “Some amount of stress helps in improving performance. Instead of creating a do or die situation parents should accept their children for what they are. Effective motivation and communication instead of social isolation also help in managing stress. Students should take a break after 45 minutes to one hour, listen to music, go for walks and meditate to relax.” The counsellors addressed subjects like time management, and concentration skills.

Crack the tough ones!

You should cover chapters like semiconductors, principles of communication, atoms and nuclei and dual nature of radiation and matter, and electromagnetic waves thoroughly

Start attempting the question paper from Section III which consists of seven six-mark questions. Then attempt Section II which consists of 12 four-mark questions. Stick to

Use mnemonics in this subject to memorise theory. Mnemonics are phrases that improve memory

The entire paper will be from the NCERT book. So read every word of it
While writing an answer be specific and stick to the point. Pay attention to presentations

Plan at least three to four hours of study for accounts per day, for five days in a week (For non-mathematics students it should be around five hours)
Cultivate the habit of writing tables from 12 to 19 daily. Tables will speed up your calculations and you will be able to complete the paper easily. Pay attention to important concecepts

First Published: Feb 18, 2015 11:55 IST