India, Feb. 14 -- SET AN EFFECTIVE STUDY SCHEDULE

Study styles vary but some basics apply to all of us ? an extended period of studying and the lack of adequate breaks reduces efficiency. Between 2 sessions of studying, a break of 5-15 minutes is good. To create and manage a schedule, know what you want to achieve. Keep everything ready a day before the exam to avoid last-minute rush.

Study for 45 minutes followed by a 15-minute break

Maintain a flexible timetable

Avoid last minute preparation

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