A gateway to get admission in the prestigious institute, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is an online examination that examines subjective knowledge, analytical and language skills of candidates. Here are the last minute tips for BITSAT 2016.
All the candidates engaged in the last leg of preparations or revision for BITSAT 2016, should read below given tips.
BITSAT 2016 Last Minute Tips and Tricks
Make optimum use of time
The final days before the exam are important to set the momentum of your victory in exam. The success in entrance exam hinges on the productivity during this period. It is vital to chalk out a ‘wise’ study plan and time table to gain success.
Identify weak areas
Assess your strength and weakness. This will help you devise a plan to work upon your weak areas. Adopt a study plan to improve your study and propel your chances of success.
Here are some concrete steps that candidates must take to overcome weak areas:
Practice mock test and previous year question papers
Practising mock test papers and previous years question papers pave a path to success. Make a time table and stick to the time allotted to each subject. It will also help students to have a better time management, enhance speed and accuracy and get accustomed to the pattern of BITSAT. Practising mock tests also gives an idea to aspirants about their strength and weakness as well as areas they need to work upon.
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Get acclimatise to the format of exam
Since Being an online test it is imperative for students to get familiar with exam pattern. Understanding the exam format will help aspirants to sail through any difficulty during the exam. Since the exam is different from offline, or paper and pen mode, getting familiar with the pattern will save candidates from difficult situations.
Improve speed and accuracy
Since BITSAT is an online exam, candidates have to maintain accuracy and speed while solving the questions. The offline mode takes extra time while solving questions or doing calculations. Online medium demands speed and accuracy. Try practising maximum online mock tests to have optimum speed and accuracy. Observe how much time you give to solve a particular section and compare it with a usual or standard time one should take to solve it. While practising an online test do not get stuck to a question if you are unable to solve it. Remember that time is crucial.
Boost your knowledge and calibre through practise
BITSAT is considered as one of the toughest entrance exams in India. To boost your prospect and know the level of difficulty you should solve previous years’ question papers.
Be confident about fundamental concepts
To score good marks in BITSAT have clear concepts in all subjects. A good understanding of the fundamental is important to solve the question paper and give correct answers. It is advisable to study and understand concepts from NCERT books as well as from reference books of other subjects. It will help candidates to understand and learn the given concepts. Do not mug up lessons or chapters as it may confuse the aspirants if questions are application based.
Make your own notes in order to do a quick revision a day before the exam. It will save a lot of time and energy. Short notes always help in covering up syllabus quickly and have a smooth revision.
Revise important topics
Always revise important topics and then cover the entire syllabus. Certain topics/chapters that must be revised are:
- Heat and Thermodynamics
- Magnetic Effect of current and Magnetism
- Wave Motion
- Current Electricity
- Simple Harmonic Motion
- Wave Optics
- Chemical Bonding
- Atomic Structure
- p-block elements
- Carboxylic Acid and its derivatives
- Mole concepts
- Chemical Thermodynamics
- Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes
- Straight Lines
- Pair of Straight Lines
- Continuity and Differentiability
- Theory of equations
- Figure Formation and analysis
- Figure Matrix
- Analogy Test
- Alphabetical Series Test and Logical Deduction
- Synonyms and antonyms
- Sentence completion
- One word substitution and rearrangement of jumbled words.
Also Read: BITSAT 2016 Syllabus
Develop analytical skills:
BITSAT judges the thinking ability of candidates. Having an analytical bent of mind and thinking ability can ensure success in exam.
Study with peers
Preparing with others or group preparation help in understanding concepts in simple ways. It will also generate healthy competition between learners and overcome difficulties through mutual encouragement.
Avoid stress during exam. Indulge in stress buster activities. Go out for physical exercises, games, read story books, watch TV shows or listen to music to curb stress. You may also take a nap. Take enough breaks to break the monotony of studies and recharge yourself. It will also help in improving concentration. Also get a sound sleep.