Considering the alarming increase in the number of COVID 19 patients, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET 2020) will now be held in September. As per the schedule, JEE Main was to be conducted in April and NEET in May. Due to the pandemic spread these exams were rescheduled in July.

On the mentioned decision, a mixed reaction is coming out from the students. On one hand, some are considering this good as they have got more time to prepare for JEE Main and NEET while on the other some are unhappy as they are not able to retain focus because of the rescheduling of the exam. They said that they have lost the drive of studies and are not able to focus at all. Many students said that since they had stopped taking mock tests and were not doing any sessions from any coaching centres, they had begun losing hold on the topics and had somehow started forgetting all that they had learned.

Here are some tips to utilize remaining approx 1 month in JEE/NEET preparation during this lockdown:

Health is wealth

A healthy body is a platform for flourishing a healthy mind.

Studying for hours, going to the school/coaching classes, getting adequate rest, etc. There are so many things that one needs to balance during their preparation phase. Amidst everything else, candidates often forget about their health. A small ailment before the examination can cause a major setback. Therefore, do not miss meals or sleep during the preparation phase.

  1. 1. Make Revision Schedule: The extra time can best be utilized by revising the subjects, concepts, formulae that you have already prepared. Making a practical revision plan for each subject can be highly helpful in achieving great results. Also, don’t forget to include fellow daily activities rather than keeping it all about study. This way your interest will be intact in following the same.

Always try and focus on understanding the concepts rather than mugging it up.

  1. Attention to Important Topics: In your study time table give more attention to important topics. Focusing on the important topics during the last few days is what all is needed.
  1. Online Practice: During this lockdown period online practice is the most effective way to take the JEE preparation to the next level. Online mock tests, sample papers, previous years’ papers will help you understand the JEE exam well. Solve maximum online practice papers to assess your level of preparation. Clearing Topic-wise doubts will boost your confidence.
  1. Enroll yourself for a Crash Course: We at MANTHAN have introduced Specialised Crash Courses for Students aspiring for NEET 2020 and JEE 2020. Crash Courses will help you to plan your revision and clear all doubts which are important for NEET/JEE 2020 Exam.
  1. Keep Yourself Calm: During this period students are advised to be extra cautious of their health. You should follow the GOI guidelines during the lockdown. Take care of the hygiene around you, eat a healthy diet, and must follow a routine of exercise and meditation, it will help you calm your mind and keep you focused on your studies.

We hope this article helps you in planning for the remaining few days to the most sought after medical and IIT/JEE entrance examination. The key however is to stay focused on the success goal i.e. NEET 2020 and JEE 2020. We are sure following these revision tips and preparation tips for self-study for the exams 2020 in the remaining time during and after lockdown will help you make your preparation foolproof.

  1. Maintain consistency If you reached a point where you feel that you are thorough with everything and it is ok to not study for a few days, it is not. Over the last few months of preparation, you have developed the habit of studying for hours. If you stop, you might not be able to focus when you start again. Also, making revision a part of your daily routine will help retain the information better. However, you can reduce the number of hours that you spend on revision for a few days.
  1. A little bit of everything When preparing a time table for this phase of NEET preparation, make sure that you mix at least two subjects in a day. This will help break monotony during the long study hours. It will also ensure that you revise topics from all subjects.

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