Education blog by Pearson India

  • Civil Services General Studies Paper-2 Analysis

    Civil Services General Studies Paper-2 is a complex exam due to its integrated, closely knit and current oriented syllabus. There are very simple and straightforward conclusions which can be drawn from the paper. The points may sound cliched, monotonous and repetitive but they are secret to crack this exam.

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  • Civil Services General Studies Paper-1 Analysis

    Civil Services Main Examination 2019 is over and has left most of the candidates in speculation. At this juncture it is pertinent to know and analyze the paper by examining one’s own performance. The beauty of this exam is it is subjective as well as relative. Excessive thinking about the results is sheer wastage of time. If you clear Main Exam, Personality Test will be the last leap but in case you fall out, next year is waiting. It can be a blessing in disguise as there will be more time to hone your skills and strengthen the weaker areas.

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  • 10 Tips to prepare Ancient Indian History for Prelims and Mains!

    Ancient Indian History

    Owing to the vast syllabus of Ancient Indian History, it becomes quite challenging for Civil Services’ aspirants to completely understand, comprehend and retain the complexities involved in the ancient Indian history. Also, many come under the spell of bandwagon effect of leaving this major pie of the syllabus, claiming less questions from this section. Even those who gird up their loins to bang on this major topic, focuses the preparation only from the Prelims point of view not from the Mains perspective. Let us try to analyze first why civil services’ aspirants need to take care of ancient Indian history in both Prelims and Mains.

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  • How JEE main mock tests can help to score high?

    IIT-JEE mains 2019

    Aspirants who have achieved success in IIT-JEE have stressed on the importance of strategic preparation, rigorous practice and dedication while preparing for the examination. From solving sample papers to practicing mock tests, students leave no stone unturned to crack IIT-JEE and climb the ladder of success. Out of everything, mock tests are highly recommended by experts and toppers as these tests provide real-time test experience to students and help them revise the syllabus better before the real JEE main exams.

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  • 7 Tips to Prepare for IIT-JEE mains 2019

    JEE Main Mock Tests

    While preparing for IIT-JEE, it is important to understand that there is no room for error as competition is getting tougher with each passing day. Every year, lakhs of talented aspirants appear for this national level engineering exam with a hope of giving wings to their dreams.

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  • Studying abroad? Here are the top 5 things to keep in mind!

    Study abroad

    With thousands of universities across the globe offering overseas students a chance at personal, academic and professional growth, it is no wonder that many students aspire to study abroad. However, due to the high cost of gaining such an education, it is extremely important conduct thorough re-search before choosing a university. Let’s look at some of the factors that should be kept in mind before applying abroad:

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  • Smart Classes - Why your school should adopt this innovative teaching methodology?

    Smart Class

    Our world is becoming smarter by the day with our phones, gadgets and now even our homes! Now it is time for our classrooms to become smarter, too. Implementing a smart class solution in your school may seem like a daunting proposition that is expensive to boot, but in fact, the advantages of these innovative teaching methodologies can only help your school reap great benefits. Let’s take a look at a few reasons why a smart class is the best bet for your school:

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  • Chalk Talk vs Smart Boards - What's better and why?

    Smart Boards

    For most of us, classroom education was limited to the traditional blackboard and chalk. The stark contrast of black on white (coloured for special subjects or topics) was the mode of learning and through which generations of stu-dents have  gained an education. With the arrival of a new, technological age, several schools and educational institutions started the shift to white-boards. Now, instead of coating the entire class in a fine layer of chalk dust, teachers could easily use markers to teach their students important concepts. Shortly, smart boards were introduced. These technologically advanced learning systems allowed lessons to be taught with colourful 3D diagrams, videos and other immersive learning methods. But is old still gold? How does a traditional blackboard compare with an interactive smart board? Let’s find out!

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  • How and What to Pack When moving Abroad?


    Moving to a new country can be a challenging experience for most people. Deciding on what to keep and what to give away can be a stressful experience for all of us, especially those who are sentimentally bound to their belongings. But have no fear! Here’s an international move packing list to help you pack easily and efficiently for your new adventure abroad!

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