The complete knowledge of the subject is not sufficient enough, but reproducing it on the answer sheet in an efficient manner matters a lot to earn more marks. Presentation and systematic ordering of the questions and answers is a must to make the paper good to read. Here are some tips for making your exam paper look good and fetch more marks:
1. Priority Go through the question paper thoroughly and tick mark the questions for which you can answer efficiently. Give priority to such answers first and make them the beginning of your answer sheet. It puts a good impression on the examiner. Write the answers in a very good handwriting. Avoid cutting and lot of rubbing. Keep your answers tidy and well formatted.
2. Highlighting Sequencing and highlighting of the question and answer number is very important. You have to keep in mind the examiner's perspective. Try to provide as much ease as you can, to the examiner going through your paper. It will please him. Write the question and answer numbers in bold letters and highlight them.
3. Avoid Lengthy Paragraphs Try to avert from putting your answer into lengthy paragraphs. It irritates the examiner. Each examiner has to go through bulk of copies and it is difficult to read the paragraphs. So, instead paragraphs make use of proper points. Make them bold and you can even highlight them by underling. Leave one or two lines after each point so as to make them ambiguous.
4. Diagrammatic Representation Diagrams are one of the good ways to fetch more marks. Where possible, try to explain the answer by diagrams, tables etc. Also, try to explain your answers by giving suitable examples. It makes the examiner feel that the student has good knowledge of the concepts