Many a times students tend to overdo or under do certain activities. They may spend too much time studying often letting their study hours invade their sleep or other regular activities or on the other hand spend too little time on studies postponing them for later. Such a habit is quite not only underproductive but
Students often feel that one has to spend a lot time to study for competitive exams. This is actually a misconception. Let us take the particular case of JEE Adv. The IIT system has long been critical of the student quality which has been entering the IITs. The main reason for such a grumble is
This habit is counterproductive for two reasons. Firstly, according to modern psychology - the brain works the best early in the mornings after one has rested for 6-7 hours. This is same fact has been stressed in the Vedas. The early morning hours - brahma muhurta are especially suited for intense spiritual practices of focusing the mind
Maintain a time log to see where you are wasting time, i.e. every time you are changing an activity - record the activity in a diary along with the time. Note even the time wasters, like gossiping with friends, taking a stroll around, etc. That way you will realize where your time is getting lost
Well. IIT is not all in all! IITs are not the only good colleges in India. There are many other options as well. We should have an optimistic outlook in life. We can expect for the best but we should also be prepared for the worst. If you have a narrow outlook then you will
I am not able to follow the JEE program in my coaching institute. It’s very fast and I don’t get sufficient time to understand the syllabus. What should I do?
This is a problem for 80% of the students preparing for JEE. Since the syllabus is vast, the coaching institutes somehow try to cover hurriedly and keep putting many tests one after another. This is the nature of this world. You never get the best arrangement. Some or the other defects are going to be
I get discouraged especially when I am not able to solve problems or when I commit mistakes. What to do?
This will happen with any student. We commit mistakes and that is human tendency! The question is what are we going to do after committing the mistake? Are we going to learn or give up? This is a principle that applies to every walk of our lives. A sincere student will try to learn from
Choosing a career is an important Life decision. And it should not be made in a haste. It should definitely not be made under pressure. If you choose a career path because so many others are choosing the same or because your parents are forcing you to choose it, beware – it can become a
India is known as ‘spiritual capital’ of the world. No doubt most Indians do come across the message of the Vedas in some or other way. For some reciting Bhagvad Gita gives them lot of inspiration and is a daily chore. Some chant mantras as their daily prayers. Many go to one temple or another.