How to Manage Studies & Festivities this Diwali?

November is packed with festivals and December is a crucial month for all bank aspirants as IBPS Clerk Prelims will take place. Also IBPS will conduct the second round of exam for newly registered candidates of IBPS PO and IBPS RRB in upcoming months. It is very important that you manage festivals and studies and set your priorities straight.

Diwali is on 14th November and it is a 4 day long festival starting with Dhan teras on 13th November and ending with bhai dooj on 16 November. Then there will be Chhath Pooja and Guru Nanak Jayanti in November as well. Here are some tips that will help you managing the festivities and your studies this month.

Tips to Manage Studies during Festive Season

Set your priorities straight.

You must know your target and how you plan to achieve it. This will help you in getting a clarity of your goals and the efforts required to get them.

Avoid Distractions.

We know this is the main challenge when it comes to marinating the pace of studies in a month packed with festivals. But you need to understand that you can spare a day or two for the main festival but not the whole month if you want to crack bank exam or any other government job exam this year.

Make your study plan according to the days of celebration.

If you do this, then you won’t need to worry any longer. It’s best that you make your study plan in advance and prioritize things accordingly. You can keep a day or two for diwali, chhath pooja or other festivals. Or you can accommodate your studies early in the morning or after celebration on these days. A small plan according to your needs will help you a long way.

Practice all subjects daily.

Although some students might argue that they feel like practicing one or two subjects in a day, but we suggest that you make a habit of practicing questions of all the subjects English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude daily for you prelims exam preparation because not much time is left for the exam. You should also go through daily current affairs and practice with current affairs questions on or Adda247 app for preparing for the GA section in advance.

Take a break when you need to.

Now, this doesn’t means you take a break every now and then. Your study plan will help you in this. You must maintain a balance between celebrations and studies.

COVID-19 Alert!! Avoid social gathering and crowded places.

The pandemic is still there, and this is also a season for the common flu and dengue. That is why we suggest you to take proper measures to keep yourself and your family safe. Although it is difficult at times to avoid people during festivals but you can wear masks and sanitize yourself and guests regularly.