The ICSE exams are round the corner and here are some tips to help you while preparing for the ICSE board question papers.
How to Prepare for ICSE Physics Paper:
The total marks of the exam are 100 that include 80 marks for the external exam and 20 marks for the internal assessment. The duration of the exam will be 2 hours. There are two sections of the paper. The first section comprises of 40 short answers and the second section contains 6 long questions out of which you are supposed to solve any 4. Some of the important chapters of Physics include Heat, Light, Sound, Modern Physics, Force Work Energy & Power and Electricity & Magnetism. These chapters should be prepared first, but it’s not like that you should leave the remaining chapters.
Always write units in your answer. Do not lose unnecessary marks for not writing units. Draw simple diagrams whenever possible.
How to Prepare for ICSE Mathematics Paper:
Mathematics is such a subject in which you can get the maximum marks. In fact, you can get full marks if you work hard. Getting good marks in this paper is very important to those students who are looking for a career in Engineering. The most important chapters of Mathematics include Probability, Statistics, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Commercial Mathematics and Mensuration.
The external exam paper of Math has 80 marks with two sections of 40 marks each and is of 2 ½ hour duration. It is divided into two sections. Section I, of 40 marks, has short answer questions that are all compulsory. Section II, has 7 questions out of which you have to answer only 4. Since it is on Monday morning, you will have the weekend to prepare and practice for the paper.
How to Prepare for ICSE Chemistry Paper:
Chemistry is also a subject in which you can get score excellent marks if you work hard and smart. The important chapters include Periodic Properties and Variations of Properties – Physical and Chemical, Analytical Chemistry – Use of Ammonium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydroxide, Mole Concept and Stoichiometry, Study of Compounds, Organic Chemistry, Metallurgy, Study of Acids, Bases & Salts and Electrolysis.
Do not ignore the numerical questions. Try to become good at solving these questions.
How to Prepare for ICSE Biology Paper:
Students looking forward to take-up medicine and allied careers should have a good understanding of this subject. Basic Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Physical Health, Plant Physiology, and Hygiene and Pollution are some important chapters that you should focus on.
This subject requires a thorough understanding of the diagrams and nomenclature. Practicing drawing of the required diagrams should be part of your study routine. Practical exams give you a chance to cover up to 30 marks. Having practical understanding also helps in the theory.
Overall tips for preparation:
All these ICSE tips and tricks have been given for you to get a feel of the question paper pattern. The aim is also to give knowledge of how to prepare for ICSE exam in a month or a short time. Knowing the ICSE question papers is just part of the preparation. A major part is to solve ICSE board papers. Take ICSE Sample papers and mock tests as possible, with a timer or an alarm. Timing yourself will help you to increase your writing speed. Recheck the answers and revise the ones that you got wrong so that by the time you sit for the actual exam you are completely confident.
Distribute your time for preparing each subject. Give more time to the subject that you find the most difficult. Make a proper plan to study and do not waste time. Keep your mind fresh, eat good food and exercise your body.
Best of Luck for the exams!