As the JEE mains are around the corner and the aspirants are gearing up for the life changing event. Studying from IIT makes the student feel prestigious. But not all can join coaching institutes to get them through the hurdle – JEE.
Aspirants have to overcome the falsehood that preparing from home doesn’t make them competitive enough to survive the battle with those who have regular coaching classes. As over half the students qualified for JEE advance this year, were from rural areas and did not join any coaching institutes.
Good news for such aspirants who are deprived from such perks – Distance Education. Here are some expert tips on how one can crack JEE (Main) without coaching classes:
Tip #1: Utilize the resources efficiently
Strengthening the concept is must, so choose the easiest to understand study material. Make use of the periodic physical interactions with the expert faculty to clear doubts. A hybrid system of distance learning is also provided by some leading institutes where the student gets the exposure of not only the study material but also the test series, online test series, Concept based teaching methodology.
Tip # 2: Manage your time effectively
Discipline is the key to follow the time table. Make a study time table that utilizes the time effectively. Allocate enough time so that each subject is paid due attention. Keep one hour daily for self analysis and correction. Segregate the time for covering the syllabus concept wise. Allocate extra hours every week for the difficult subjects and doubt clearing sessions.
Tip # 3: Keep your concepts clear
As the questions in the mains exam doesn’t follow a pattern, having clarity about the concept will help you succeed without difficulty. Though it is good to solve questions, but focus more on making the concepts transparent.
Tip # 4: Study in groups, make summary, short notes for revision
Group study clarifies doubts and students can make self written short notes for long term memorising. This helps in memorising the concept for longer time and easy to brush up while revising. Group study can give a better understanding of the topics and also to judge their current position through online tests.
Tip # 5: Soothen your mind by relaxing and stay positive
Meditating can be a way of relaxing yourself. Spending time with your family and friends can keep the burden out. Never over burden yourself with the content and give some time to the brain to get on track. “Never say die” should be the attitude. Fill yourself with as much as positive energy, time to time. Believe in yourself, work hard and stay focussed with positive energy.
(Mr. Amit Bansal, National Head NCPR, FIITJEE.)