Secret Tricks to Manage CBSE Board Exam with Other Entrance Exams

Last Modified: 14 May 2022

Most of the entrance exams after class 12 are based on the syllabus of Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE. But there are many other factors like difficulty level, stress of handling Board exam, vast syllabus etc. Especially the students who want to appear for engineering and medical entrance exams like JEE Mains, BITSAT, VITEEE, COMEDK and NEET; things seem a little bit tougher. As the bell for CBSE 12 Board exam has already been ringing, all the candidates are juggling between the exams. Here are some expert tips which will help you to tackle the situation with ease.

Similar Syllabus: For the CBSE students, appearing for JEE and NEET exam, it is a real blessing for them as the syllabuses are almost similar. This advantage keeps CBSE students ahead of the State Board candidates. Another advantage is that most of these entrance exams are conducted by CBSE itself. So, students don’t need to take the burden of another course of syllabus for appearing the exams.

Make Strategy: The first and foremost strategy should be focused on CBSE Boards exam. As per the suggestion of experts of educational field, class 12 exam should be in prime importance. They must remember that, most of the entrance exams are part of Board’s syllabus. Preparing for class 12 Board exam is actually strengthen the base for entrance exams like JEE and NEET. Sometime, negligence in Board exam preparation can lead to disasters outcome. That’s why, it is always advisable to focus on Board exam first during this period.

Balancing the Revision Syllabus: As all of the exams are around the corner, this is the high time for all students to start revision. For Board exam, they need to revise 5 subjects, it is better for them to allot quality time for each subject. It is always better to customize the revision plan according to individual’s strength and weakness.

Mock Test of Every Pattern: Though the syllabus of entrance and Board exams are almost similar, it is the exam pattern which makes the difference. Board exam follows the traditional way of blending questions of short and long answers whereas most of the entrance exams have multiple choice questions. It is very important for all the aspirants to practice enough mock papers of every subjects customized according to exam on a regular basis.

Make Different Plan for Different Exam: Apart from JEE and NEET, there are competitive exams for admission for the courses like BBA, Hotel Management and law. To prepare for these exams, candidates must take time to solve aptitude based questions. In these entrance exams, the knowledge on basic English, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and General Awareness is being tested. So if candidates are intending to appear these exams, they must try to strengthen areas like English, General Aptitude and Awareness.    

Do not stress yourself too much as it may hamper your performance. Remember, exam is the assessment of your routine throughout the year. Try to focus on the entrance exams for the courses you really want to pursue.