On the 6th of September, an enlightening workshop was organized at The Khaitan School, catering to students of the Commerce and Humanities streams in classes XI and XII. The session was a crucial step in guiding these young minds towards their future academic endeavors, with a specific focus on the Common University Entrance Test (CUET). The resource person for this insightful event was Mr. Amitendra Kumar, Product Head of Undergraduate Entrance Prep Programs. Mr. Kumar’s expertise provided valuable insights into the CUET pattern, exam preparation strategies, and the key distinctions between CUET and traditional board examinations.
The workshop commenced with Mr. Amitendra Kumar shedding light on the intricacies of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET). He elucidated the examination’s pattern and structure, giving students a comprehensive understanding of what to expect. Understanding CUET is crucial for students aiming to pursue undergraduate studies, as it has gained prominence as a common gateway for entry into various universities and courses.
One of the highlights of the workshop was the guidance provided on how to prepare for CUET effectively. Mr. Kumar emphasized that students must approach their domain subjects with a practical perspective, emphasizing the application of concepts. This shift in mindset is vital as CUET often includes questions that test the practical understanding of subjects. Moreover, students were made aware of the specific question types and marking schemes, ensuring they are well-prepared for the actual examination.
The workshop also delved into the key distinctions between board exams and CUET. Students were made aware of the greater emphasis on objective-type questions in CUET, the presence of negative marking, and the importance of time management while attempting questions. Understanding these differences is essential for students to tailor their preparation strategies effectively.
Mr. Kumar’s words of wisdom extended beyond just CUET preparation. He motivated students to keep an open mind regarding their future academic and career choices. Encouraging them to explore a variety of courses and colleges, he emphasized that flexibility and adaptability are vital in today’s dynamic educational landscape. By considering multiple options, students can make well-informed decisions about their academic journey.
The workshop concluded with an engaging question and answer session, allowing students to seek clarification and guidance on specific concerns. This interactive exchange further enriched the learning experience, ensuring that students left the workshop with a clearer vision of their academic path.
The CUET workshop at The Khaitan School was a significant step towards empowering students to navigate the complexities of higher education and university admissions. Mr. Amitendra Kumar’s expertise provided invaluable insights, demystifying the CUET examination process and equipping students with the knowledge and strategies needed for success. The workshop’s emphasis on practical application, understanding the exam structure, and the importance of flexibility in career choices will undoubtedly prove invaluable as these students embark on their academic journeys. It was a day of enlightenment, guidance, and inspiration, paving the way for a brighter future.