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How to Prepare for CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Examination?

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Accountancy is a subject that involves some theory and lot of calculations. It deals with neatly recording information of financial transactions about a business to shareholders and managers. At the higher secondary level, there are certain methods to follow while preparing for CBSE class 12 examinations. Accountancy exam is scheduled on March 29 for class 12.

This year there are 10, 98,420 students appearing for the paper. In 2016, a total of 10, 65,179 students had appeared for class 12 examination. Make use of these tips and aim for achieving 100 per cent marks in accountancy. All the best!

How to Prepare for CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Exam

Understand Question

Look for keywords in the questions and underline it first. Some questions might be detractors and try to be tricky, so knowing the important part of the question that you need to actually focus on for solving the problem is important. For questions related to debentures redemption, find out which method of redemption is given in the question.

For questions related to shares, when applied shares are given of share holder, first find the allotted shares. After finding it, the candidates can simply cut down the applied shares from the question paper, so that they can consider only allotted shares while solving the questions.

Keep Time Consuming Answers for Last

First, fill up what you know the best. For questions that have financial analysis, finish the theory part first and keep the calculation at the end of the answer. Especially for questions that are marked as HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills), do it in the end.

Do not however, take too long to answer. If something is not working out, do not panic. Relax and go for the next. You can come back and answer the difficult question at the end. Just be positive and keep writing.

Refer Question and Answer Papers During Preparation

While studying for the exam, since accountancy is a subject that has many numerical calculations, it is best suited for you to keep practising previous years question papers to gain speed in solving problems and get used to the type of questions.

Also, the CBSE official website contains sample question papers, previous years question papers and also a section called 'Toppers answer sheets'. Refer the way answers have been presented by the toppers and absorb their methods of writing.

Presentation Matters

Since there are numerous calculations involved, for a neat presentation, keep aside a separate rough column for rough calculations and legibly put down the step by step calculations for the problems. Neat handwriting is a plus in any answer sheet and stick to it.

Attempt All

Do not leave out any question unattended. Even if you know it or not, give it a try. There are many advantages in this. You will either get step marks or in case, a question turns out erroneous, you will get marks just for attempting, so give it your all, attempt everything.

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