When you join a coaching for IIT JEE/NEET preparation, to make sure you constantly aware of the concepts and for you regular practice, teachers give you homework and assignments.
One of the key advice from the students who clear IIT JEE and NEET is to complete your homework and assignments on time. Any backlog is going to hurt you later.
How to stop homework/assignments distractions in JEE/NEET preparation?
1. Have a plan and execute it
Rajeev Kumar (IIT Madras) shared an interesting analogy about jar, pebbles and sand. In short,
If you identify, plan and chase the important activities (study, practice, assignments) in your day; rest of the lesser important activities (TV, social, phone) will fall in place automatically; but if you fail to do so; then these lesser important tasks fill your day and don’t let you focus on better things.
2. Find your perfect study space
You need a good setup to study well. You need an environment which is calm and free from outside noises. Once you start studying at the same comfortable space everyday, you will feel “it’s my zone”. That’s how you can study for long hours without any disturbance.
3. It’s all about the habit
Procrastination is a lazy habit, you don’t need this in JEE/NEET preparation. Finishing work and assignments on time is a habit which helps in achieving your goal. Making notes is a good habit. Solving problems is a good habit. All this require consistency and self motivation.
4. Change your strategy/method
Sometimes you lose interest in study because your methods may not be right. You have to involve mentally, completely, into your preparation. For that your methods can change, the one that prevents any distractions in advance.
5. Adjustment between the subjects
You have to focus on all 3 subjects PCM or PCB, based on your target exam. Ideally your time table should cover all subjects but sometimes when your mind says it’s enough of studying a subject for the day, it’s ok to move on to other subject. The adjustment is fine as long as you are finishing your daily work/assignment.
6. Have a break
You don’t need continuous 3-4 hours of study to finish your work/assignments. As a matter of fact, short breaks after 45-50 mins of study will boost your productivity. Your brain also needs refreshment to work well.
7. Rethink about your goal
The distractions comes due to lack of passion, interest and determination. If you badly want something, your aim is clear to achieve it. You’ll have plenty of time later to spend your time enjoying things you miss out during the preparation.
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