Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 15 Oct, 2018 13:18 IST
The NIFT 2019 entrance exam is going to be conducted in the third week of January 2019. Students preparing for the exam must be getting anxious as qualifying in the NIFT entrance exam is extremely crucial for admission to UG and PG courses offered at various campuses of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). Based on their performance in the NIFT entrance exam, candidates can get admission in programmes such as Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Fashion Technology, Master of Design, Master of Fashion Management and Master of Fashion Technology.
We have compiled some tips and tricks that candidates may use to keep anxiety at bay and focus on boosting their performance in the exam.
Keep Stress Away – You must avoid taking too much stress. Anxiety not only hampers your preparation but also negatively impacts your performance on the exam day. Stress may not be completely unavoidable during this time but you must try and stay positive to keep yourself calm and relaxed.
Have a Proper Plan – When you're beginning your journey of preparing for a competitive exam, the first and foremost thing to do is to create a plan that you can follow religiously. Having a schedule means you can always incorporate short breaks to rejuvenate and come back to study with full concentration.
Get Your Basics Right – Knowing things on the surface is not enough when you're preparing for an entrance exam. You should have in-depth knowledge and understanding of each topic that you cover. Learning formulas may help in some case but competitive exams are more about logic and your understanding at the fundamental level.
Keep Short Notes Handy for Revision – During revision, it is not possible to go through all the topics in detail. Hence, it makes sense to prepare short notes covering all the important points. It improves your chances of performing well in the exam to a great extent.
Get Expert Guidance – When you're preparing for an entrance exam, you will probably have some doubts related to the syllabus, exam pattern or the test day. In that case, it is best to have a mentor on your side who will not only clear your confusion but will also boost your confidence to take the exam.