What to do if you are scoring low in Mock Tests

What to do if you are scoring low in Mock Tests

If you are preparing for an entrance exam like JEE or NEET, it can get frustrating when you put in all efforts and yet score low in mock tests. In such times it is important to not lose hope and remain consistent with studies.

In this blog, we discuss what to do if you too are going through the same situation.

It’s Okay to Score Low sometimes

Not every day is going to be good. No matter how good or brilliant you are, not every day will be good. There will be days when you will face hardships and be knocked down. But it is important to believe in yourself through all the hardships, because they haven’t come here to stay. They have come to pass. If you stay consistent with your studies, thee hardships will pass away. However, if you lose hope midway, you may be defeated by these hardships.

So, We want you to understand that it is okay to score low at times and no matter what, you are not going to lose hope.

Related: How to handle the Anxiety of Future

I am not Disheartened. What Next ?

Next step is to pick up the mock test and go through its solutions carefully and patiently. Surprisingly, many students ignore the solutions after giving a mock test, defeating the purpose of the test. So, don’t make the same mistake. Go through the solutions carefully and patiently. While, going through solutions, you actually learn the application of theory o problem solving, which is an important skill for cracking exams like NEET and JEE.

I have gone through Solutions. What Next ?

If you have gone though solutions carefully, then by now you have acquired valuable knowledge that will help you to solve problems for your Entrance Exam. So now you should pick up another Mock Paper and solve it. You may revise / practice important / weak chapters before giving the test.

Don’t worry about the results . Even if you score low again, it’s fine.Because, by going through all solutions and revising the parts that you got wrong, you improve your skills which will definitely help you in the final exam.

And Lastly, I haven’t completed theory. Should I solve Mock Papers ?

You should definitely solve mock papers. When you solve MCQs, you cover up all aspects of the examination – practice, revision, theory, calculation, etc. You need to learn by practicing. There are many (rather most) basic concepts that can only be understood through practice.
So keep solving mock papers even though you still have some theory left to be covered.

These practice sessions that you spend on Mock tests are really going to be important for your final results. So make sure you make good use of these mock tests.

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