Exam halls- pin drop silence- final round of doubt clearance- sudden remembering of uncovered portions- these routines are enough to make any student panic. Though we know that positive Anxiety is very much needed, we do not want Panic. Panic and tension will put the students under so much pressure that they will not be able to recollect and reproduce what is already there in their primary and secondary memory.
It is high time we paid attention to the basic facilities in the Examination hall. Those 2-3 hours are crucial for the student, so providing him/her with the idealistic infrastructure and ambience.
Teachers can do a great role in Making sure the following necessities.
Each student should proper light. He/ should not strain to read and write.
Nothing can beat the fresh flow of air. Breathing in and out deep will help them to control their stress and calm their thoughts.
There should be provision for the student to sit with his backbones straight, desk and seat supporting the correct posture. There should be enough leg space.
Keeping the student hydrated will add to the normal processing of brain and other creative domains .
Unnecessary announcements, comments, talks outside the exam halls are to be avoided.
Most of the exams have cool off time, just before the beginning. Allow them to cool off.
Instructions given should be crisp, clear and loud enough.
Do not haste the students to wind up before the warning bell.
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