For learning English and score well in competitive exams scholarship exams, gaining language skills is necessary to write answers to the point.
Here is a quick note on a few tricks to score well in Maharashtra Scholarship English Exam – Class 5 and other competitive exams.
MSCE Pune conducts the Maharashtra Scholarship Exam for class 5 every year to all students irrespective of studying in government schools, aided, unaided or private schools.
It is a written examination administered face-to-face and the test-takers are presented with question booklets or tests.
The purpose of conducting this exam is to select the students for scholarships as per the Government regulations. And, the students are benefited with monetary support, competitive spirit, and an aspiration to higher learnings through competitive exams in future.
Besides, it serves various purposes namely, supported learning, monitoring of learning outcomes, education quality levels, and plan education policy reforms as required.
The subjects for the scholarship exam includes English, Marathi, Maths, and, Intelligence Test. Let us talk about the English test here.
English is an attention-grabbing language and easy to score provided you know the grammar at its best. Understanding grammar and learning the formats of writing skills will fetch you good marks throughout your academics including the main subjects. Because you know to present your knowledge appropriately and it carries marks for the subjects too.
The exam is scheduled for February 19th, 2019 and the syllabus for English here can be downloaded here.
The English exam is a part of the Paper-I (the other part of Paper-I is Maths) that will fetch you 50 marks for 25 Multiple choice questions.
The syllabus mainly comprises of Vocabulary-word formation, jumbled spellings, and more; Word games-puzzles, related words, and, etc.; Grammar-parts of speech, language study, creative writing, and so forth; Comprehension to evaluate reading skills, and miscellaneous topics like numbers, charts, stock expression, and, etc.
With this basic introduction, let us know the tips and tricks for Maharashtra Scholarship English Exam Preparation – Class 5 here.
Tips and Tricks for Maharashtra Scholarship English Exam Preparation
Tip#1: Read and follow your English textbook.
Tip#2: Know and grasp the ideas of the topics.
Tip#3: Attend last five years question papers.
Tip#4: Download Ezeetest App to attend free video sessions.
Tip#5: Utilize the time wisely in the exam hall.
Let us get into details one by one here.
Tip #1: Read and follow your English textbook
It is a mandate to read and understand every line of your prescribed textbook. Keep practicing the workbook given at the end of each prose/poetry. It improves your language skill and grammar learnings.
Try reading all the passages and grasp the ideas repeatedly. This will help you to read the passage fast in the exam hall. It helps to attend the questions based on passage reading fast and accurate.
Practice questions from Aptitude tests as much as possible to enhance your language skills, know the new words, antonyms, and synonyms, how to add prefix and suffix for the given word, and, more.
Maintain a notebook having new words, synonyms, antonyms, and practice every day.
Practice the core skills like reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Tip#2: Know and grasp the ideas of the topics
The topics selected for your syllabus carries a learning from the language point of view. Try to grasp that core idea and practice on it more.
For instance, a prose may be given in a dialogue form. It helps you learn conversation, active and passive voices, prepositions, and, more.
Identifying the concepts improves your language skills, learnings more elaborate and useful.
Tip#3: Attend the last five years question papers
Attempting the previous years’ question papers help you to know the exact pattern and the sample questions. Practicing these mainly help you to be aware of the questions, and expect a similar type of questions. That is, your brain will have an informed decision, otherwise, you may land up in panic in the exam.
Moreover, it helps to manage the time skillfully. You can divide the exam duration and allocate specific minutes for each section, so that you have a careful tracking of time in the exam hall, and could attempt all the sections without fail, rather than grumble to leave unattended questions for want of time.
Tip#4: Download Ezeetest App to attend free video sessions
Ezeetest app is an educational app specially designed for 8th, 9th, and 10th Maharashtra Board students. And, the app provides free video sessions to prepare for 5th and 8th Maharashtra scholarship exams.
The app comprises of experts’ free video lectures, test series, reasoning tips, tips and tricks to succeed in the exam, easy way to find solutions for maths problems, and more. Moreover, the lectures are available in both Marathi and English language facilitating all the students.
The main attraction of downloading this educational app is pre-recorded video sessions and live streaming videos as well. You can interact with the subject experts for any doubts then and there itself.
Tip#5: Utilize the time wisely in the exam hall
The 3 hours of exam determines the efforts you have made throughout the academic year. It is crucial to utilize the time skillfully.
Everyone is aware of the subject, but the way he or she present, memorize and reproduce in the exam hall makes all the difference.
Henceforth, it is necessary to utilize the golden three hours by dividing the time for each section, and attending the easy answers first, and attempting the tougher ones in the end.
The Key Takeaways:
The key takeaways or learnings from here is to improve your language skills by giving attention to grammar, the essence of the language, and efficient utilization of time.
Practice!Practice! And Practice!