Chemistry is the branch of science concerned with matter, substances, atoms, ions, electrons and their properties. On the outer look, the subject seems easy to understand and memorise. But, students face chemistry as a challenging subject. Students feel qualifying a chemistry exam is like a strange or tedious task. In this article, you will find how to prepare for the chemistry examination.
Class 12 students feel chemistry is a heavy subject and contains various topics in it. We know that the academic curriculum and subject is designed in such a manner that each chapter in a subject is linked with the next chapter in some way or another. Reading, understanding and grasping the chapters becomes easy when the student learns chapter wise. There are many vital topics in chemistry like p block elements, periodic classification, structural isomerism, solid-state, surface chemistry and many more. So a student must read these chapters one after the other in order to connect the concepts and understand the subject. One can follow the tips below while reading the chapters
- First, go through the entire chapter
- Do not be in a rush to finish the chapter. Understand and relate the concepts with day to day examples
- Ask questions to yourself and try solving every question.
- Try solving numerical problems using the formulas and practise every chemical equation and reaction present in the topic.
- Have a look at the marking scheme and blueprint of the chapter.
Solving Question papers
After finishing the entire syllabus a student feels he is ready for the examination. But it is not true. The preparation of the student can be tested by solving previous year question papers. To test the exact preparation one has to solve the competitive exam question papers. By solving papers one will know how the examination goes and time management will be cultivated. For example, competitive exam papers like JEE, or other entrance exam papers. After every chapter one can adopt this method and acknowledge if he is completely thorough with the chapter. It is better to solve JEE Main Chemistry Chapterwise Questions as it provides questions with high order thinking skills and questions are asked in-depth. To solve these papers students will have to dive in deep to get the fundamentals concepts. One can get the necessary speed and efficiency by solving different problems through an in-depth study of the subject and extensive practice.
After solving these papers one can evaluate their paper by themselves. Students must be prompt in evaluating their papers. By doing this one will be able to identify where he or she is lagging behind, in which areas he has the scope to improve. This will help build confidence in himself and he will try to achieve higher grades in the next upcoming exams. Self-evaluation will enhance the student’s competitive spirit and will push him to solve more and more papers.
Just remember that every subject is easy when you understand it. Reading, learning, grasping and practising makes every subject easy. Not only chemistry one can adapt these tips for every subject he feels difficult. Hard work and efforts will definitely help in scoring high grades. Maintaining a positive attitude while taking the examination is necessary. As we all know, that practice makes man perfect, hence read, write and practice. Then your grades will automatically shoot up.