An adequate level of anxiety is good as it motivates the individual to stay focused and to give his/her best. If anxiety is more, it impedes performance. Examination requires self-organization and time management. An effective preparation has to be preceded with positive attitude and belief in one’s ability and strength. An intake of nutritious food rich in vitamins, fibre, protein and carbohydrates is required. Vitamin B supplement is vital at this stage as it helps to improve memory and concentration level. Too many reference books can result in confusion and hence it is advisable to consult NCERT books and school notes. Making a study schedule will help in breaking down tasks into manageable parts and setting a study routine will prove helpful especially in terms of time management. It is not advisable to study a new topic at the eleventh hour. It is also important to accord some time for relaxation between study hours. Proper sleep and small gaps is a must. One should avoid studying late and a day before an exam.
One should take mock tests that are based on sample blue prints that are issued by CBSE and previous year’ question papers. It is also important to familiarize oneself with the structure of the paper. One should be positive and confident during the day of the actual examination.