Preparing for NTSE 2019? Here are 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid.

  By : Priya C....   12/10/2019

National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is the most ambitious exam for the student of class X, studying in a recognized private or government school. This exam was introduced in the year 1963 and, is conducted each year by The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)

Why Appearing For NTSE is Important?

Every year, around 500,000 students appear for the test and, only 1000 scholarships are awarded, out of which 250 are reserved, for SC, ST and, physically challenged students, Isn’t the competition fierce? However, students who aspire to crack the examination have less than a month to prepare for the exam, while we wish you all the best for NTSE 2019.

Here are some of the common mistakes which every student tends to do but should not.

1. Not focusing on NCERT Yes, you read that right, factual questions mentioned in NCERT do occupy a good percentage of exam questions. Adding, revising the formulas can boost your confidence in the last days exponentially . 2. Inept Time Management For effective preparation, mastering time management is the key, devoting 2-3 hours daily, practicing the papers will help you realize how good you are at managing time & where you need to put effort. 3. Neglecting Previous Years Papers & Mock Test Solving previous year’s papers is very important as, it checks your competency and, also makes you familiar with the exam pattern viz the type of questions asked in the examination or the important topics from where the question is framed mostly otherwise many aspirants feel blackout on the day of the exam. 4. Learning Important Topics for Last Minute Students often tend to believe that they will master every topic. However, it is important to make notes of the important topics from the NTSE prescribed syllabus as it can help them score well. 5. Using Guesswork (Not Reading the Question Properly) To finish the exam on time; many students rush while reading instructions and questions, as a result, they get poor marks. Therefore, it is advisable to read the entire instructions and learn what the question demands then answer. Candidates appearing for the National Talent Search Examination test should follow all the above-mentioned regulations to pass the exam with flying Colors. VCGC Aligarh wishes good luck to all the test takers appearing for NTSE 2019.