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CAT 2020: Robust tips to crack the exam

The CAT exam is nearly 15 days away, making it crucial for all the applicants to slender their exam preparation, shun any new tactic to study, and simply revise all the topics thoroughly that they have been jostling to learn and understand in the past year or so.

With Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020 around the corner, it is crucial to follow and focus on the existing fail-proof study strategy rather than devising a newer one. It is because both your level of preparation and method of preparation majorly contribute to the CAT percentile and crack this exceptional exam with flying colours. It will improve your score seamlessly and drastically.

You need to be mindful of the date of this year- November 29; for when the CAT exam has been scheduled to be conducted. A huge number crossing 2.30 lakhs applicants will appear for the exam. The thumb rule of trimming the exam planning to what has been understood remains applicable to all.

This year’s exam is entirely different from the past year’s exam, owing to the pandemic. The hue and cry of coronavirus add to the candidates’ anxiety and take a toll on their self-confidence.  Many students have been preparing for the exam using online classes and self-study, so some practical tips might help them.

Let us look at the five useful and robust tips that will help you crack the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2020.

List of Contents –

  1. Prioritize the prepared topics
  2. Stick to your timetable
  3. Always double-check the responses
  4. Practice Mock Tests
  5. Keep your health in check

1. Prioritize the prepared topics

Always keep a list of topics or syllabus handy. Enlist all the well-learned topics and mark them out of the topics that need more clarity. Based on this list, you should prioritize them to have an idea of the level of preparedness. Accordingly, you can allot time as maximum to less prepared topics and minimum to better-prepared topics.

2. Maintain a timetable

We have always recommended making a timetable while studying for the exam. Likewise, it would be best to have a study schedule for your last few days of revision, set on a goal for every study session, and try to achieve it. This set routine will make it a lot easier to tackle the last-minute panic attacks and the stress on the exam day. This will also help to identify and tackle the obstacles in the path of achieving an excellent percentile.

3. Always double-check the responses

While appearing for the exam, manage your time efficiently to save some time towards the end of the exam so that you are enabled to check the answers. You should always proofread your responses and check them thoroughly if you have missed a question in haste or attempted a wrong answer.

4. Practice Mock Tests

Solving mock test papers is like that one arrow that kills two birds!

It will give an exam day’s experience and environment. You will learn about the type of questions, and manage time in the exam will become easier. You will subject yourself to the same pressure through mock tests as in the actual exam to complete the stipulated time sections. So make no excuses, and solve mock tests paper.

5. Keep your health in check

While the pandemic has augmented the stress levels, it remains crucial to check on your health. Always follow a healthy routine, ensuring adequate and sound sleep. Mind nutritional food intake and avoid eating junk food. Too much caffeine intake during the exam preparation phase can impact adversely. Always remember that a healthy brain exists only in a healthy body to give a better performance.

Edvizo advises to Eat well, Study well and Sleep well. We also wish all the applicants all the best for the CAT 2020 exam.