Our Previous Article 42 days Action Plan to Target RRB Group D & ALP Examination (Making An Action Plan) have given you a clear picture how this series of articles will help you throughout your preparation for exam.
Brief Synopsys What has been covered in the Previous Article :
For the aspirants who haven’t gone through the previous article here is what we have covered. It drafts a guideline of how to make a plan for next 42 days targeting RRB Group D & ALP Examination. The series will be of 5 articles that will contain as well as How to make a plan work & monitor your progress during the course.
Making An Action Plan
Consolidation Phase (Part 1)
Consolidation Phase (Part 2)
The article also emphasizes on How to make a plan work & monitor your progress during the course.
Now, when you got an insight of what we have covered in our previous article, moving ahead with the second part of the same “Learning Phase”
Assuming that RRB Grade D & ALP exam date is 42 days from now ::
Total Time: 6 weeks or 42 days
Learning Phase: 32-35 days
Consolidation Phase: 4-6 days
Rapid Review Phase: 1-2 days
While allocating time to different subjects/units take following things into consideration
- The trend of past years to know what is important and what is not important
- Your comfort level with the topic
- Time available between now and the exam date.
Keeping the above points in mind we have made following plan for the Learning Phase
32 Days Study Plan for RRB ALP and Group D Exam
10 hours of daily study is divided into four sections in the following manner:
|General Intelligence/ Reasoning
|Day 1||PHYSICAL QUANTITIES, MOTION & FORCE||BODMAS||ANALOGIES||INDIAN RAILWAYS|
|Day 2||GRAVITATION & PROPERTIES OF MATTER||NUMBER SYSTEM||ANALOGIES||INDIAN RAILWAYS|
|Day 3||WORK, ENERGY AND POWER||NUMBER SYSTEM||ALPHABETICAL SERIES||COMPUTERS|
|Day 4||WORK, ENERGY AND POWER||DECIMALS||NUMBER SERIES||COMPUTERS|
|Day 5||SOUND, OSCILLATION, HEAT & THERMODYNAMICS||FRACTIONS||CODING & DECODING||INDIAN PANORMA|
|Day 6||LIGHT- ITS PHENOMENA & HUMAN EYE||LCM||CODING & DECODING||INDIAN PANORMA|
|Day 7||ELECTRICITY & ITS MAGNETIC EFFECT||HCF||MATHEMATICAL OPERATIONS||WORLD PANORAMA|
|Day 8||BUFFER DAY for RPT (Revision, Practice & Test) and Covering the Backlogs (if any)|
|Day 9||ELECTRICITY & ITS MAGNETIC EFFECT||RATION & PROPORTION||MATHEMATICAL OPERATIONS||WORLD PANORAMA|
|Day 10||SOURCE OF ENERGY||RATION & PROPORTION||RELATIONSHIPS||INDIAN HISTORY|
|Day 11||MATTER & ITS CLASSIFICATION||PERCENTAGE||SYLLOGISM||INDIAN HISTORY|
|Day 12||MATTER & ITS CLASSIFICATION||PERCENTAGE||SYLLOGISM||INDIAN POLITY|
|Day 13||ATOMIC STRUCTURE||MENSURATION||JUMBLING||INDIAN POLITY|
|Day 14||ATOMIC STRUCTURE||MENSURATION||VENN DIAGRAM||ECONOMY|
|Day 15||CHEMICAL REACTION & CHEMICAL COMPOUND||TIME & WORK||VENN DIAGRAM||ECONOMY|
|Day 16||CHEMICAL REACTION & CHEMICAL COMPOUND||TIME & WORK||DATA INTERPRETATION & SUFFICIENCY||GEOGRAPHY|
|Day 17||BUFFER DAY for RPT (Revision, Practice & Test) and Covering the Backlogs (if any)|
|Day 18||ACIDS, BASES AND SALT||TIME & DISTANCE||DATA INTERPRETATION & SUFFICIENCY||GEOGRAPHY|
|Day 19||ACIDS, BASES AND SALT||TIME & DISTANCE||CONCLUSION & DECISION MAKING||ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT|
|Day 20||METAL & NON-METAL||SIMPLE INTEREST||CONCLUSION & DECISION MAKING||ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT|
|Day 21||CARBON & ITS COMPOUND||COMPOUND INTEREST||SIMILARITIES & DIFFERENCES||ART, CULTURE & TOURISM|
|Day 22||CARBON & ITS COMPOUND||PROFIT & LOSS||SIMILARITIES & DIFFERENCES||ART, CULTURE & TOURISM|
|Day 23||CLASSIFICATION OF ELEMENTS||PROFIT & LOSS||ANALYTICAL REASONING||COMMUNICATION, MEDIA & TRANSPORT|
|Day 24||PERIODICITY IN PROPERTIES||ALGEBRA||ANALYTICAL REASONING||COMMUNICATION, MEDIA & TRANSPORT|
|Day 25||CELL & TISSUE||ALGEBRA||CLASSIFICATION||HEALTHCARE|
|Day 26||BUFFER DAY for RPT (Revision, Practice & Test) and Covering the Backlogs (if any)|
|Day 27||BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION & MODE OF REPRODUCTION||GEOMETRY||CLASSIFICATION||HEALTHCARE|
|Day 28||CONTROL & COORDINATION OF LIFE PROCESSES||TRIGNOMETRY||DIRECTION||SPORTS & GAMES|
|Day 29||GENETICS HEREDITY & EVOLUTION||ELEMENTARY STATISTICS||DIRECTION||GOVT’S NEWLY LAUNCHED SCHEMES|
|Day 30||ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT||ELEMENTARY STATISTICS||STATEMENTS –ARGUMENTS & ASSUMPTIONSS||BOOKS & AUTHORS|
|Day 31||ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT||SQUARE ROOT||STATEMENTS –ARGUMENTS & ASSUMPTIONSS||AWARDS & PRIZES|
|Day 32||CAUSES & CURE OF DISEASES||AGE CALCULATIONS||STATEMENTS –ARGUMENTS & ASSUMPTIONS||AWARDS & PRIZES|
|Day 33||EVERYDAY SCIENCE||CALENDAR & CLOCK||CODING & DECODING||CURRENT AFFAIRS|
|Day 34||NATURAL RESOURCES & THEIR MANAGEMENT and FOOD RESOURCES||PIPES & CISTERN||SYLLOGISM & ANALYTICAL REASONING||CURRENT AFFAIRS|
|Day 35||BUFFER DAY for RPT (Revision, Practice & Test) and Covering the Backlogs (if any)|
We can further divide the daily plan into session wise plan. Given below is an illustration of a sample session-wise plan. This plan has been made assuming that the student is not going to college and has the entire day at his disposal to study.
Daily Study Plan
|Session 1||5:00 AM to 6:30 AM||Study|
|6:45 AM to 8:15 AM||Study|
|Break||8:15 AM to 9:30 AM||Breakfast Break|
|Session 2||9:30 AM to 11:00 AM||Study|
|11:45 AM to 1:30 PM||Study|
|Break||1:30 PM to 3:00 PM||Lunch + Nap Break|
|Session 3||3:00 PM to 4:30 PM||Study|
|4:45 PM to 6:15 PM||Study|
|Break||6:15 PM to 7:30PM||Snack Break/Evening Tea|
|Session 4||7:30 PM to 9:00 PM||Study|
|Break||9:00 PM to 9:30 PM||Dinner Break|
|Session 5||9:30 PM to 10:30 PM||Revision/Planning for next day|
|Break||After 10:30 PM till 5.00 AM||Sleeping Time|
While making a daily plan it is advised
- To maintain a study diary: A study diary planned one day ahead has several merits.
- Helps to start work immediately.
- Indicates the progress made.
- At the end of every session, you will feel happy about your achievement. This will reinforce your motivation.
- You should keep 1 hour before sleep as revision period
- Divide entire day in sessions of 2-3 hours each. It is advised that after every study session you should have a break of minimum 45-60 minutes.
- Plan to be reviewed at the end of every day and make changes accordingly in the next day plan
- Keep at least 1 to 2 hours of daily time as free time to do whatever you want to do (may be more practice or may be more revision)
- Start your day with a positive note. It will help in making your studies more productive.
“The above articles have been written by Mr. Avinash Agarwal, who is an exam strategist for school academics and competitive exam preparation. He has also authored many motivational books for students such as “How to Succeed in Competitive Examinations” and “Toppers Secrets of Success” that focus on study techniques and the right attitudinal approach students must adopt in order to clear exams with flying colors. Avinash holds a B-Tech in Computers from G.B Pant University and an MBA from MDI, Gurgaon.”