How to Prepare for KCET

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How to Prepare for KCET 2018

The state-level Karnataka Common Entrance Test, also known as KCET, is scheduled to be conducted on 18th and 19th April, 2018. While there is no guaranteed way to achieve success, the following pointers can at least guide you to give your best shot in the exam. Some of you may already be aware of these methods to boost your preparation. However, those who are still clueless about how to prepare for KCET 2018, the following tips can help to a great extent.

Seek Guidance from Expert

There are times when you might face difficulty in solving a particular problem or understanding a concept. In that case, you should seek immediate guidance from an expert. You may also join coaching classes in case you feel that self-study isn't working for you.

Prepare Notes and Flash Cards

During your preparation, you must make notes and design flash cards for important formulae. This way, you can save time and it will also make your revision a lot easier. Using these short notes, you can quickly go through the formulas and concepts that you feel you need to revise.

Participate in Group Discussions

When you are studying in a group, you can have your doubts clarified instantly by holding discussions with the fellow members. Group studies ensure much deeper learning and it also breaks the monotony.

Keep Track of Your Health and Fitness

Physical fitness, proper sleep, and nutritious food are vital when it comes to preparing for competitive exams. Candidates should not exhaust themselves by studying for long hours in one go. Short walks, listening to music, or watching a movie can help relax your mind. Candidates are also advised not to deprive themselves of sleep especially before the exam. It is recommended to get 8 hours sleep every night to maintain a good physical and mental health. Candidates should feel fresh and energetic every morning, especially on the day of examination. 

Positive Attitude and Confidence

It has been observed that people who stay optimistic perform better than those who panic a lot. You must stay calm and composed while preparing for competitive examinations. You can also practice yoga and meditate to keep stress at bay.

Best Books for KCET 2018 Preparation

While preparing for an entrance exam, candidates should try and choose the best resources or study material available in the market. The study material may include books, sample papers, previous years' question papers, etc. Some of the highly recommended books available for students to prepare for KCET are:

  • NCERT Textbooks of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
  • KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test): 14 Years Solved Papers (2000 – 2013) III Edition (Paperback) - Arihant
  • KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test): 14 Years Solved Papers (2000 – 2013) III Edition (Paperback) - Arihant
  • Karnataka CET Explorer for Engineering PB (Paperback) - MTG
  • Principles of Physics - S.Chands (V.K Mehta and Rohit Mehta)
  • Modern ABC Chemistry - S.P. Jauhar
  • New Course Chemistry - Pradeep

Important Instructions for KCET 2018

  • Use of calculator or log table etc. is strictly prohibited.

  • The candidates have to appear for CET 2018 as per the schedule and eligibility for the respective courses, to become eligible for further process of determination of merit/admission.

  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry any Modern Electronic Equipment, Gadgets, Pagers, Mobile Phones, Bluetooth, Markers, White Fluid, Calculator, Wireless sets, bits of paper, books/note etc. into the exam hall. 

  • There will be no lockers available at the exam hall or the centre to keep the items mentioned above, hence, candidates should avoid carrying them.

  • The candidates are not allowed to wear/carry any type of wrist-watch in the exam hall/room. Candidates must stay alert to check the Bell Timings for Caution Bells at different intervals.

  • The candidate should note that appearing in CET 2018 does not confer any right on the candidate for determination of merit/admission.

  • Along with the CET 2018 Admission Ticket, the candidate has to carry any one valid Identity Card like Passport/Aadhar Card/PAN Card/College Identity Card, etc.

  • Any candidate who writes/shades anything other than the required entries on the OMR Answer Sheet, which may result in disclosing the candidate identity, or use of abusive language or employ any other unfair means, such as change of marking answers by scratching or using white fluid, such candidates are liable for disqualification.

  • Candidates should not carry more than two/-three ballpoint pens (Blue /Black) with them to the exam hall. 

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