Study Tips for Commerce Class 11:
CBSE Commerce class is quite challenging for the students who have just come out of their 10th Std board exams and are all set to chose a stream out of science, commerce and arts. Commerce though appears to be an easy and safe option which offers wide range of choice to the students, includes subjects which are totally new to them, like that of Accounts and Economics. Thus, to make this journey a more simplified and well planned one, students must follow the 9 mantras to prepare for the new subjects and encountering new concepts in the process as well as prepare for the exams and score well. Here, find a few choice tips for studying Commerce Class 11.
- Prepare a Schedule
Prepare your schedule right from the morning to the time to get on your bed winding up for the day. Your day should start from some early morning relaxation exercises, followed by a heavy breakfast (remember a good breakfast is the key to a goof day), freshening up and picking up the subject and start with it, never miss your meals, take adequate rest and never waste too much time in breaks.
It is advisable to note down the subjects you want to pick for the day. Ad keep ticking or crossing out as and when you complete your task for the day.
- Follow the Schedule
It’s not only important to prepare a schedule for a week, but also make sure that you follow the same. However, at times due to unavoidable circumstances you might miss out on any of the decided task for the day, not to worry just push it for the next day or next week. Following the schedule relieves you from procrastination and builds your confidence as you keep getting done with your syllabus in an organised manner.
- Don’t have too much on your platter
Do not keep too many tasks for the day. Commerce has 5 subjects to be dealt with make sure all the five are covered in a week. You might take Sunday as an off from your schedule, because your mind and body needs time to retain all that you have studied for the week. Do not take 5/6 chapters or concepts together and confuse yourself with it. Pick 2 concepts and do it thoroughly, drink it down.
- Mix and Match
Mix and match, yes, pick two subjects a day and keep switching (not more than twice) between the subjects. Keep rotating the subjects and the pair of subject every week so that you not only get bored but also keep clearing concepts from every subject. For example, take a theoretical subject like Economics and a practical one like Accounts, a language that is English with a theoretical or practical subject, and likewise try other permutations and combinations.
- Do not learn like a parrot
Do not learn subjects and concepts, the key to learning is not remembering but understanding each concept. A concept which is well understood stays with you always and you can write it well if once cleared from all doubts. Never leave a concept half done always seek help from your classmates or the professor in charge for better and clear understanding.
- Do not forget to feed yourself
While following the above mantras do not forget to feed yourself with healthy food. Food not only drives you to study better but also helps you understand faster. You are more productive when fed with healthy food and drinks. A filled stomach coordinates better with your mind and body, as it keeps you away from any sickness that might intervene.
- Take adequate rest and sleep
Adequate breaks and power naps help you regain and retain what is studied. 8 hours of sleep is what every student much necessarily indulge in ones 24 hours schedule. Do not sleep for long hours and mess up with your schedule, this delay continues for the entire day. There is a thin line between laziness and tiredness. Take rest because you need to be fresh enough to begin with your next subject and not because you are lazy and would procrastinate everything.
Meditate for at least 10 – 30 minutes a day. This can be before you go to bed or after you wake up or anytime you need it during the day. Meditation does not mean a literal yoga exercise but just closing your eyes and keeping your mind blank and refreshing everything that goes on in your head. Listening to your favourite music on low volume, shutting your eyes and bracing yourself or just concentrating in your breathing.
- Indulge yourself into some play or physical activities
Physical activities are a must. It is said that in order for man to succeed in life, God provided him with two means, education and physical activity, one for the soul and other for the body, but these means need to work simultaneously, for a man can attain perfection. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.
- Solve Sample Papers
After you study the concepts and are done with enough portion covered in all the subjects, keep solving sample papers at the end of every month or three weeks to know and evaluate how much you have understood. And keep practicing. Practice makes a man learn thus, leading to perfection. Sample question papers are easily available online or in your school library grab one and solve them.
Follow these 10 mantras and you are on the path which helps you to not only pass but also clear all your exams with amazing scores. You can increase the time or reduce the time you give to any subject as and when required by you for subject.
Here are some tips as to how you can go about each subject for commerce class 11:
- Go through every theory, rules, terms, concepts, definitions and their explanations, before starting to solve the practical sums is important.
- Business Studies is a theoretical subject which contains various advantages, disadvantages, features, definitions, etc. and few numerical here and there read each of them and use sticky notes or make your keywords for simple understanding.
- Economics is again a theory subject and includes market and economy related concepts with graphical representations and data for better understanding.
- English is a wide subject with comprehensions, grammar, literature, reading and writing skills. This subject cannot be taken lightly and needs to be kept in touch with and included at least 3 or 4 times a week.
- Mathematics is a practical subject which includes many formulas and derivations and needs logical application and cannot be solved without being paid full attention.
Every subject has its own importance and is different from the other, one needs to give appropriate time to each subject and there is no option of being bias towards any subject. A subject might be your favorite but it can alone not help you clear your examinations. So, follow the above 10 Mantras along with the subject tips above and clear your commerce class 11 test with flying colors!