3 Golden Tips to Ace Any Aptitude Test

by Richa Jha Asistent Manager

Most of the competitive entrance examinations in India, test the aptitude of the candidate. Whether it is in the field of law (CLAT), business (CAT), engineering (JEE), or academics (NTSE). With competition multiplying each year, candidates are expected to perform excellently in aptitude test in the choice of entrance exam that they want to crack.

For a student right out of school, aptitude test is a new and unheard concept. An online aptitude test is meant to assess what different peoples’ capabilities are. It predicts what a person can learn and do with the instructions given to him or her.


It also shows an individual’s competency level at performing certain tasks. For students, this exam is widely given by mock test sites or provided in free practice tests to assess academic potential and career suitability.


A lot of students worry about acing their online aptitude test. Along with hard-work, a right plan of action needs to be in place. One can often get confused between solving free practice tests without a plan, to disconnecting from outside world. Each of the critical exams; CLAT, CAT or NTSE papers require equal effort and strategy.


Here are 3 golden tips to help a student ace any aptitude test:


1.      Yearbooks –


It is often an alarming situation for a student when their friends discuss current affair topics, while the student looks blank. CLAT and NTSE papers do exactly that.Most candidates leave the current affair and general knowledge exam section for last minute preparation.


Books and periodicals such as Manorama and Pratiyogita Darpan are very useful for annual collection of important event and general knowledge exam. Also, the mock test on online learning sites help to sift through large volume of information.


2.      Mock Exams –


Much of the blame for sloppy performance in any examination can be put on bad time management. They key to do this properly lies in mock test. Regular attempts at free practice tests can give an idea about how much time is needed for each section of the aptitude test.

Besides helping with speed and accuracy mock papers online reduce the fear in mind. There is hardly any student who performs poorly in the actual exam while having aced mock papers online.


3.      Mnemonics –


Although we are now in living in a digital era of online learning sites, the good old pen and paper still holds value – for note taking, to be precise. Keeping notes for separate sections keeps things streamlined. This also keeps data, information and facts in focus for the aptitude test.

In order to remember important dates, names, and events in a short span, use Mnemonics – a pattern of letters, ideas or associations. It is widely used by law entrance exam students. For instance, they connect ancient kings with their respective reigns by using acronyms or make up funny sentences out of them.

Source :

Sponsor Ads

About Richa Jha Committed   Asistent Manager

490 connections, 0 recommendations, 1,070 honor points.
Joined APSense since, August 3rd, 2016, From Mumbai, India.

Created on May 16th 2018 04:20. Viewed 271 times.


No comment, be the first to comment.
Please sign in before you comment.