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Pros and Cons of Optional Class 10 CBSE Board Exams

The class 10 CBSE Board exams are optional for students for the past several years.  Let us discuss the pros and cons of optional class 10 CBSE Board exams.  It includes the wider question of whether examinations should become optional.  Should other ways of evaluating academic performance and learning be given equal importance and so on? Pros of Optional Class 10 CBSE Board exams    Gives students the freedom to choose based on their unique learning styles: This takes into account the unique learning styles of the student.  Some students learn better and understand topics better when they prepare for board exams.   They become motivated to study in a comprehensive manner as a result of board exam preparation.  On the other hand, there may be some students who may feel stressed out if only board exam results are considered.  These … Continue reading

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Does your current reading skill require improvement?

We study hard for our exams but sometimes find that the results are not as good as we expected. It is then that we lose hope and start to question our ability to study and retain information. Instead of thinking about what has happened, it is time to rethink on our study skills which we adopt to understand, learn and retain information. Here are some study-habits which can help you work towards success in your exams. Plan in advance – with only 2 months to go for the final exams, it would be a good idea to start planning from today. Plan your activities for the day according to the time in hand, allocating time for your studies (make it your priority) and play. Also, make a study plan for every week, as this will help you in identifying the … Continue reading

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Coping with exam fear

Exams are a dreaded period for nearly all students. It is not any new thing, it is something that occurs quite frequently in a student’s life but it remains a matter of grave concern every single time. There are techniques that you can use to cope with your pre-exam nerves and make sure that exam fear works for you and not against you. Exam stress leads to fear: We fear what we do not know. It is a natural process, how you take it is what determines how stressful examinations are for you. People may freeze or fly in the face of fear. Fear of exams is because it obviously matters and this is good, the important thing is to not let it control you but to control it and channel it right. Practise breathing exercises: It is unavoidable that … Continue reading

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CBSE board exams- keep these tips in mind!

When the big day approaches it is not uncommon to find that a whole lot of students are a complete bundle of nerves. It is not necessary for kids to get worked up and with the right perspective you can make sure that you will achieve the results you want every single time. Practice, practice and practice some more: It is not possible to revise too much or work on one too many solved papers. As you are getting close to the CBSE board exams the best thing to do is to get plenty of practice in working on and solving as many sample papers as possible. Keep ample time to revise your topics: You must understand that there is absolutely no replacement for revision. It reworks the brain pathways and helps make retrieval of information easier. Practice using mnemonics: … Continue reading

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CBSE students- The toppers way!

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