Feeling anxious at this stage of preparation is a normal human tendency, this stress is just body’s reaction to a challenge. Feelings like stress and anxiety are often seen in students, when they are appearing for JEE Advanced level of stiff competition. To a certain extent, such feelings can genuinely be positive for candidates, as they can result in adherence to study plan and growth to achieve the goal. It acuminates the student’s brain and reflexes during preparation time. It enables the body to compete better and help candidates to encounter critical problems. Nonetheless, when stress and anxiety continue for a long period of time, it may strain the student’s performance or even cause health issues.
Every student who is dreaming to be an IITian this year has to clear the JEE Advanced 2018 and must be stress-free and confident for the exam. Here are some tricks to relax and revise all the important topics covered under JEE Advanced syllabus. The students should understand that too much of stress will only ruin their health and preparation. So they should try to keep calm and maintain a positive attitude. The students who secure top ranks in JEE exams are students who stay confident and work hard, so never underestimate yourself during last days of JEE Advanced preparation. With proper strategy and directions, you can stay healthy for this competitive exam.
Here are some ways to kick off the JEE 2018 exam stress, boost your score and secure a coveted seat in the IITs:
The candidates should plan and strategize their study routine, so that they can get adequate time to do other relevant things. The students must revise well and ask their mentors for practice test sheets every day. Try to make few topic wise flashcards and small notes in your own words to understand well. This method helps students to memorize better.
The student must take a 10 minutes break between the studies and meditate to stay focussed on preparation. During the last few days of preparation, the students cannot afford any distractions. Hence, meditation and yoga session for 10-15 minutes can make aspirant’s mind healthy and directed towards their goal. Yoga keeps body fit and meditation increases the level of convergence during edge of the examination.
Watch your Diet
Eating well according to a proper diet chart plays a very crucial role during examination. The aspirants must avoid junk food rather they should eat healthy fruits and light food. This helps students to reduce their anxieties and lethargic ambience. For example, consuming too much caffeine can intensify the physical symptoms of anxiety. A sustained mind and body grasp more information easily and students should especially focus on diet and rest. Hence, candidates must eat fresh, green vegetables and drink lots of water.
Take it Easy
It is important to get ample sleep and be an early bird. There are various activities to relax themselves like play with pets, listen to good music, cooking, talking with parents etc., but they should not get distracted from the main goal. The student should never underestimate the perks of a proper night’s sleep. Particularly, sleep helps the mind to grasp more knowledge and retain for long-term so that the students can recall it easily on the examination day.
Mock Test Practice
Practicing mock test continuously will reduce the anxiety and fear level to challenge the JEE Advanced 2018. It helps the aspirants analyse their weak points and strengthen their preparation to avoid the mistakes in actual exam. Solving test series not only evaluates their current knowledge but will also help students identify the arenas that need more dedication and attention. The students at coaching should solve previous year sample question papers and resolve their doubts immediately by approaching their teachers.
Pre-exam stress will provide candidates nothing but can take more in return. Hence, be in a positive frame of mind, never be demotivated. On the exam day, the student must stay confident and think that he is well prepared to attempt the examination.
Don’t get stuck at one problem, it can make you aggressive instead skip it for sometime and solve the other questions. Discuss the problem with your mentors the next day.
Stay tuned for JEE Preparation Tips and Tricks. Till then eat healthy and stay calm! All the Best!