A time span of six months is adequate to effectively prepare for and crack any state-level teacher eligibility exam such as KSET, APSET, MPTET, UPTET and more if you are sufficiently dedicated and focused. Designing a decent study plan or preparation strategy is very crucial in preparing for any exam and at last in acing or scoring well in the exam.
On that note, let’s talk about some important tips that will help candidates aspiring to make a career in teaching in any state of India to crack the concerned State Eligibility Test by preparing for it in six months.
First and Second Month
Have a thorough knowledge of the exam pattern and syllabus of the state eligibility exam you are planning to appear for. For instance, if you intend to appear for the Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) you must carefully go through APSET Syllabus and exam pattern before starting with the preparation.
It is in every case better to examine the syllabus of the test and comprehend which section or topic you need to put more effort in. At the point when you examine the syllabus, you will discover various topics and sub-topics in each subject. Segregate them and make a daily study plan accordingly.
Gather all the significant books, study material and previous year question papers of the concerned exam.
Furthermore, roughly calculate how long you need to finish each subject or topic.
Attempt to complete at least one subject in the starting month itself. It is totally the candidate's choice whether he/she intends to start with the most difficult or the easiest subject.
Work on fundamental concepts and principles.
In the case of exams comprising Mathematics as a section such as the APSET Exam, candidates must finish all the chapters in Mathematics.
The candidates can study General English and General Awareness on alternate days. Candidates may likewise figure out how to allocate time out of their daily study timetable to both subjects.
Similarly, candidates appearing for other exams can assign and prepare for any two subjects in the third month. Most ideally, these can be theoretical subjects like Teaching aptitude, English language & comprehension and others.
Fourth and Fifth Month
Ensure you are making short notes in a crisp manner separately for each subject from the books and study material you are referring to.
By the end of the fourth month, you ought to be able to cover the entire syllabus of the exam.
Perhaps the most ideal approach to get ready for the test is to solve as many previous year question papers as they can. This will assist you with getting an insight into types and pattern of questions along with the difficulty level of the exam and more.
Zero in on General Awareness, General English and learning short tricks and formulas to save time in solving questions in Mathematics and Logical Reasoning sections.
Recognize your shortcomings and strengths and put more effort into reinforcing your shortcomings during the fifth month.
The Last Month
The sixth and last month is all about revision and giving frequent online mock tests. Before starting with the sixth-month of preparation, candidates must design a revision plan.
Devote the time of the last month for revision of all the significant topics, formulae, tricks and regularly go through current affairs and news updates and General Knowledge and so on.
Attempt full-length online mock tests and evaluate your performance.
Practice questions from previous year papers.
Try not to start with anything new during these the last days of this month. Stay confident and relaxed.