Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST
Preparing for an exam is always a daunting experience for students. The pressure to perform well and surpassing the competitiors can be highly stressful. In such cases, some guidance from exam experts can be a big factor in not just preparing the students mentally but can also help them give their best shot on the exam day.
For those taking the university-level GITAM GAT 2018 between 11th and 26th April, 2018, the countdown has already begun. The result for GITAM GAT 2018 is scheduled to be announced 30th April, 2018. GITAM GAT is conducted by GITAM University for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy offered at the University's Bengaluru, Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad campuses. GITAM GAT 2018 will be held in online mode for all the registered candidates at the prescribed exam centres.
To prepare for the entrance exam and qualify, you may consider the following pointers:
Start Your Exam Preparation Early:
For entrance exams, it is important to start your preparation as early as possible. Starting your exam preparation well in advance will not only give you enough time to prepare but will also leave ample time for exam revision.
Clear Your Basics:
One of the most important things while preparing for GITAM GAT 2018 is to brush up your concepts, formulas and fundamentals. One of the best ways to clear your fundamentals is to solve different type of questions regularly.
Once you go through the GITAM GAT 2018 syllabus, you should make exam notes side by side for your reference. Making notes will save a lot of your time when you reach the revision stage. Moreover, with the help of notes, you will have a broader understanding of the important topics to be covered for entrance exam.
Revision is the Key:
While studying for GITAM GAT 2018, you should make it a point to revise the prescribed topics as many times as possible so that you feel confident about your exam preparation. Revising the topics repeatedly can be extremely fruitful.
Concept of Physics - HC Verma
Organic Chemistry - TW Graham Solomons and Craig Fryhle
Objective Maths by RD Sharma
Engineering Mathematics by B.S.Grewal
Engineering Mechanics by R.S Khurmi
Strength of Material by Sadhu Singh
Theory of Machine by R.S. Khurmi and S.S Rattan
Mechanical Vibration by Grover
Machine Design by R.S.Khurmi
Electrical and Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation by A.K. Sahney
Engineering Thermodynamics by P.K. Nag
Machine Design by Shigley, V.B. Bhandari
Mock test is an important tool when it comes to preparing for entrance exams. Taking mock test will help you understand the pattern of questions asked in the exam. Practicing mocks on a regular basis not only boosts your confidence but also helps you understand the level of preparation required to attempt the question paper. Therefore, candidates must take as many mock tests as possible.
Candidates should reach the exam venue one hour before the scheduled time because there will be an on-site orientation that candidates must attend.
The examination hall will be open for students 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the examination. If a candidate fails to report on time, he/she will also miss out on some of the rules and regulations as well as other general instructions related to the exam.
At the registration counter in the test centre, the candidate has to register his/her name.
Candidates' e-hall tickets will be verified to confirm their identity, and they must also present any one of their personal IDs.
Every candidate will be allotted a seat with a computer that he/she must occupy at least 15 minutes before the commencement of the test.
Candidates will not be allowed to carry any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers except the e-hall ticket into the exam hall.
Candidates should not bring calculators, slide rules, clark tables and electronic watches with facilities of calculators, laptop or palmtop computers, personal stereo systems, walkietalkie sets, mobile phones, paging devices or any other object/device that is likely to be of unfair assistance.
No candidate will be allowed to go outside the exam hall until the completion of the entire duration of the test.
Candidates must maintain silence in the exam hall. With the help of web cam and closed circuit cameras, all actions of the candidate in the exam hall will be closely monitored.
It is mandatory for all the candidates to sign the attendance sheet in the presence of the invigilator and obey the rules of the test centres.
Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the exam hall. Tea, coffee, soft drinks/snacks are also not allowed into the exam hall.
In case there is a technical failure during the exam, candidates may be required to appear for the exam again.
If any candidate is found to be involved in any conversation or gesticulation or disturbance in the test hall, it shall be deemed as misbehaviour and such a candidate will be banned from the taking the exam permanently or for a specified period.