How To Write Impressive Answers To Get A Good Score

By Navya Pasupuleti

Most of the students are scared of exams, and we feel exams are held just to punish us. Even though we enter the examination hall with tons of information in our brain, we often fail to present the answers in an impressive way. To score maximum marks one must follow some easy and simple tips shared below.

Students have to represent their answers in such a way, that the person who corrects your paper must be able to judge your knowledge while reading them. Candidates have to consider many factors while representing the answer. Avoid grammatical mistakes and write in paragraphs while writing long answers.

Read Your Question Paper Carefully

Read Your Question Paper Carefully

When you are under stress, you cannot concentrate on the exam and there might be a chance you've misread a question. First of all, you must read the question carefully and mentally plan the structure of your answer, then start writing your response. Follow this trick and write the exam, it will definitely fetch you more marks. Otherwise, you will lose your marks and waste vital time.

Time Management

Time management plays a key role in any exam, so you must know how to manage your time properly in the examination hall. Assign time to each question and try to complete the answer within that stipulated time. If you are stuck with a question, then don't wait till you find the answer, proceed to the next question.

Answer Representation

Never start writing your answer immediately after looking at the question paper. Take a few minutes to plan your answer; it will definitely help you write better answers. If you have to write an essay, try to have an introduction, main points and a conclusion. A strong conclusion will attract the one who corrects your answer sheet.

Cover Both Sides Of An Argument

Cover Both Sides Of An Argument

Try to cover both sides of an argument; never answer questions from just one perspective. Build your opinion in the main body of your answer sheet and conclude with a critical analysis. Most of the students choose to write a straightforward answer, but this approach, in reality, will not fetch you more marks.

Practise Previous Papers

By practising previous papers you will get an idea about how to represent the answer or how to approach a question. It's not just about writing an answer, it's about how to create a perfect structure for your answer and what sort of information will fetch you more marks in the exam.

Revise Your Answer Book Thoroughly

Most of the students never check their answer booklets after completing their exam. Checking your answers will help find unintentional spelling mistakes, grammatical errors and you can also add some extra points to your answers. Proofreading your answers during the last few minutes can do wonders; you can add quotations and draw quick diagrams relevant to the topics.


Majority of the candidates do not give any value to handwriting and they take it very lightly. But the fact is that good handwriting will help you gain extra marks in the exam. Make sure your handwriting is viable, easy to read and neat, which will make the examiner check your answer sheet generously.

Quality Answers

If you are looking to improve your score in the exam, then don't write unnecessary stuff in your answer sheet. Quality and relevant content play a vital role in fetching good marks in the exam. Most of the students believe that they will get a good score if they increase the quantity of the answers, but it is not true, the examiner will allot marks based on the quality of the content, not quantity.

These are some of tips to write answers in an impressive way. Implement these tips while writing your answers and score more marks.

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