Mistakes are an inevitable factor of human nature. The Olympiad Exams are one of the exceptionally important competitive exams for students to show off their calibre. The main objective behind providing such an opportunity is to encourage analytical and problem-solving skills. The Olympiads enable the students to nurture their minds at an early age as this exam is conducted even in smaller classes. It also facilitates them to develop a strong foundation for their future career. The Olympiad exams, for the most part, focus on the main subjects such as Mathematics, Science, and English. However, to appear in Olympiads and to attain reasonable ranks is not that easy. It is because of the large number of students who are qualified to take part in these exams.  Students belonging to various countries across the world come together to participate in the Olympiad with great aspiration.

Students from different classes can appear for Olympiad Exams as it is conducted for each class and arrange a platform to exhibit their competitive skills. These exams are conducted by various educational organizations which are based purely on the student’s school curriculum as well.

The key objective is to train young minds to expand their intelligence in subjects such as  Science, Maths, English, and General Knowledge. Olympiad Exams also help to identify the ability of the students.

It is necessary to carry out a strict and detailed preparation to stand out in Olympiad Exams. To accomplish significantly effective preparation, solving some Olympiad Sample Question Paper would be beneficial. However, the student must also be full of determination, hard work, and ready to pour some good amount of effort. The amount of hard work and commitment to following a schedule can contribute so much to the end result. Choosing the methods of preparation is absolutely a personal preference.

 Preparing appropriately not only helps to perform well but to gain lots of advantages in the educational period of a student. Hence, a student must put in all the effort to prepare for this exam. And most importantly for a smooth journey for success one should always make preparation and practice their number one priority.

To be able to qualify for that sort of exam is not only an accomplishment but also a boost up for your profile. Scholarships which are attained because of your remarkable performance can be very useful in pursuing your career ahead.

When preparing a student should concentrate mainly on covering the entire chapter. In addition to that collect all the pieces of information you can get from teachers or even your seniors as that would act as a boon to your preparation. The next vital step would be to accumulate as many question papers as possible and sample papers. Mock tests are the alternative sources of this stuff, therefore it would be more than fine for that job. Having efficient time managing skills would make the entire process of the exam heavenly. However many students give much importance to that, as a result, it hardly even exist among students.

The quick functioning of the brain is necessary especially when we are given a limited amount of time. Persistent practice is the only way you can mould your brain to function that way. It enables the candidate to develop the skills of solving papers in a given amount of time. 

  1. Avoid Getting Stressed Out

  It is always suggested that you should not drain your energy out yourself by worrying too much while preparing for the exams. In that case, what happens is that you will be out of energy for the better functioning of your brain. As a result, not being able to perform as expected leads to disappointment. Dealing with anxiety and panic attacks can be a dilemma for most students. This is where mock tests play a huge role. Attending the exam would make you familiarised with the process which makes your real exam seem like another one of your mock tests.

  1. Avoid Studying at Unusual Times

 Studying when you are least interested would be very ineffective. Therefore take power naps to rejuvenate your mind so that it will be able to absorb everything effectively again. Also studying at a particular time every day would condition your brain to get active at that time, which as a result help the studying much easier.

  1. Stay Away from Distractions 

As humans, the tendency to get distracted will be more than to stay motivated. To stay on track is as important as coming up with a plan or a strategy to study. Distractions can cost you a lot of your valuable time.  The smartphone is the other form of distraction worth mentioning. You need to stay away from social media and other activities whilst studying as the result will be worth all the sacrifice for sure.

  1. Avoid wasting time on the least important topics. 

It’s always good to go through the entire syllabus. But staying on topics which considered least important for hours would be utter foolishness. It not only waste your time but also makes you think that you have learned so much which in fact is just a feeling. Therefore harness your energy and time on those you need more practice on.

  1. Avoid cramming 

Students often find themselves in a delirious condition due to the lack of sleep during which they would be busy cramming for their exams. It has to be dealt with immediately at any cost. It does not just mess up with your biological cycle but also affects your performance throughout the journey. resulting in a lack of satisfaction and eventually no confidence at all. Lack of health care during exam time should be a point of discussion among elders in order to bring awareness to students thereby deducting the risk factor of having poor health even after the exam . A healthy diet is also as important as sleep. Since our body acts as an engine, the fuel to function properly is some good nutritious food.

You can refer to Previous Year Paper for IMO Class 5 Maths 2012.