Every class 12 student dreams of getting full marks in their economics exam. Although this may be difficult, it is not impossible. Before we get into the tips on how to do well in economics, let us first look at the pattern of the economics paper. There are two books available for class 12 economics. These include Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. The question paper has short answer questions and long answer questions. Given before are tips for students to score high full marks in economics. To achieve this goal of scoring 100/100 students must have a full-proof plan and stick to the plan till the end. The student must be dedicated and must drop all procrastination. Economics is all about practising and following a few tricks and techniques once the students have their economics books in their hands.
- Use economic words –
The student must learn how to represent words in economics, they should learn it the way they study the subject business studies. Economics as a subject requires students to learn a lot of theory. Hence, using economic words daily will help students to understand basic economic concepts.
- Focus on the concept –
The majority of students end up mugging up chapters in economics instead of understanding and clearing the concept. This will not help the students to improve in economics. The students must start clearing concepts and ask questions to their respective teachers. Once they start clearing their doubts, they will be able to understand the concepts better and score well in their exams.
- Follow a single book –
It is recommended to follow only a single book, however, ncert has its books and it’s also necessary for students to use reference books to practice MCQs, numerical, conceptual questions, etc. But studying from two different books can create confusion in the students’ minds, as there might be slight differences of words used in various chapters. The student should follow NCERT books class 12 Economics as it follows the syllabus and guidelines provided by CBSE.
- Strictly follow CBSE prescribed syllabus –
Multiple reference books contain topics that are not in the syllabus prescribed by the CBSE board. A large number of students using these reference books end up wasting a lot of time and energy on these topics. It is advised to strictly follow the Economics textbook prescribed by the CBSE board if the student wants to prepare for class 12 economics board exams.
- Always practice writing economics –
The majority of students try learning and mugging economics instead of writing it. It’s always better to first learn and check whether the student can write it down correctly or not. The students should also practice questions papers because this will help them understand the pattern and then they can concentrate on the areas which need improvement. It is also advisable to get sample question papers so the student can attempt these in 3 hours and assess their respective scores. Solving sample papers will even help students to manage their time during their exams.
- The aim after the syllabus by October –
Students must complete their entire syllabus by October because this will give them enough time to revise the entire portion once again. They need at least 2 months to practice questions and solve the last 5 years’ papers since January goes into preparing for pre boards and having Practical examinations. This will ensure that students don’t have anything piled up for the last moment. It will provide them with an ample amount of time which can even reduce their stress levels.
- Study daily for 1 hour –
Students must understand that it isn’t a day’s work where they can acquire mastery in a subject like economics, it’s a continuous and consistent learning process. The simplest way to achieve mastery in this subject is by practising and studying economics every day for one hour. By studying every day, the student will develop a unique interest in the subject. This will also help the student to enhance their learning and have a better understanding of the concepts. This will even make sure that they finish their syllabus on time and have enough time for multiple revisions.
- Distancing oneself from all types of social media –
In today’s day and age, social media is one of the most time-consuming events. Once you start scrolling it just keeps going on and on, there is no end to it. It’s a continuous distraction where the students must have strong willpower to suppress the want of being on social media. If this is achieved the students can concentrate and spend more time on studying and doing stuff where the mind is relaxed and doesn’t strain due to excessive use of social media. Once students start distancing themselves from social media, they will be able to concentrate better on their studies.
- Concentrate on numerical based questions –
Few chapters in macroeconomics have numerical on topics like national income, determination of employment and income, etc. Students must concentrate and focus on achieving maximum marks in this section since if the student gets this answer correct they can score 100% marks in this. With sufficient practice, students will be able to solve these numerical based questions.
- Focus on case-based questions –
The CBSE board has increased the weightage of case-based questions from 10% to 20%. The students have to be more competent in answering these types of questions. This means students have to put in more effort in understanding the concept rather than rote learning and mugging up. This will ensure that students score well in their exams.
Since class 12 is a crucial year for students, they must be motivated to do well in their board exams. With the help of the above tips and tricks, students will be able to score high in class 12 economics. Since economics is a scoring subject, with the right practice and management students will be able to do wonders in their exams.