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Enhancing analytical skills from an early age helps students ace JEE

Enhancing analytical skills from an early age helps students ace JEE
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With the competition levels for IITJEE and other engineering competitive exams growing every year, rigorous focused preparation is required by aspirants to gain competitive edge.

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With the competition levels for IITJEE and other engineering competitive exams growing every year, rigorous focused preparation is required by aspirants to gain competitive edge.

Though declaration by NTA to conduct JEE Main twice a year has given some sigh of relief to many, yet the barriers to get into IIT's have become tougher. Apart from succeeding in JEE, aspirants are able to scale other scholastic competitive exams like KVPY, NTSE, scholarship tests and other National and International Olympiads. Many aspirants search for an answer to important question affecting their career "what is the right time to start preparing for JEE".

Already burdened with the school assignments and regular curriculum, students hardly get time to develop in-depth conceptual understanding, concept's application and analytical skills. To cut down the accumulated burden of preparing during the last stages of JEE that is during XII, it is recommended to start early to ease the pressure.

What is the right time to start preparing?

Though students should ideally start right from class VI to cultivate habit of learning and analysing as against memorizing but should also not wait until class XII to start their preparation journey. Hence starting preparation at least from class IX is recommended.

Availability of free time – In comparison to their seniors, IX std students have much more free time available, which can be used for raising I.Q., E.Q. and conceptual knowledge. A well-planned daily timetable will help the students in simultaneous preparation of school and competitive exams even after accounting their relaxation time. This is the ideal time for the aspirants to get set for competitive race of prestigious JEE examinations and other scholastic examinations without affecting their school studies.

Students learn to be more concerned about their future by starting early. Most of the students have clarity about career option by the time they reach end of class X. Parents, at this stage, not by pressurizing, but by helping and supporting them can mold their career better. Both parents and students with less stress start realizing the importance of competitive exams. Students with expert guidance are in a better position to tread the path of their preparation with relative ease and with less stress.

Along with developing conceptual knowledge of major subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics), preparation for JEE from an early age also helps aspirants in honing their analytical skills to enable them to exploit their potential optimally. Early preparations have the following benefits for serious aspirants in clearing the one of the toughest exams JEE-

Sharpens the analytical skills of the students from an early age.

Develops critical thinking to acquire competitive edge over their peers.

Effective successful Career planning by making students familiar with the difference they can create in the results while starting the preparations early.

Early preparations help in deep conceptual understanding and application of concepts in day to day phenomenon which cannot be done by schools.

How to start planning?

Not many students take a risk of dropping a year to prepare for JEE, as they are provided with only 2 attempts. So it is advisable to start early at least from class IX.

Focus on board syllabus – Concepts taught in school are the building blocks and bricks. Do not miss school classes. Remember that teaching and study material of good coaching institute builds the student and strengthens concepts with foundation laid by schoolbooks. Skills required to scale highly competitive examinations and application of concepts involving analytical skills are imbibed by student under expert guidance provided by excellent faculty of good coaching institute.

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