Chemistry can be an intimidating subject to study, even for the brightest students. With tons of formulas, problem solving questions, memorizing the periodic table, compound formulas and technical terms students struggle with studying for their Federal Board Chemistry Exam.

The good news is, that it doesn’t have to be that hard. There are study techniques that can help make studying for Chemistry easy!

  • Know what you are being tested on –

Before starting to study for your Chemistry exam, it’s important to know what the syllabus is and what it contains. You should also know what the examiners expectations are, and the course objectives. Go through old past papers to get acquainted with the way questions are asked.

Knowing this, will help you lay out all the topics and break down their contents. This helps make it look less scary.

  • Don’t Leave Studying for the last minute –

Create a comprehensive study schedule which defines the date and, time you will allocate to each topic and past paper. Set realistic expectations for yourself pertaining to what you want to achieve.

It’s super important to practice daily, cramming last minute will not yield the results you want!

  • Learn through examples –

Chemistry is all around us, therefore trying applying the concepts that you have learned to real-life examples. This will help you better understand the concepts, and create meaningful associations to the material which will help you remember it better.

  • Make good notes –

Just underlining important words, chemical compounds, formulas in your textbook is not enough for good exam preparation. Studies have proven that writing helps us learn better. Therefore, when studying chemistry make sure you write out important points, elements, formulas.

Use mind maps to help you organize information.

Just underlining important words, chemical compounds, formulas in your textbook is not enough for good exam preparation. Studies have proven that writing helps us learn better. Therefore, when studying chemistry make sure you write out important points, elements, formulas.

Use mind maps to help you organize information.

  • Focus on Base Concepts –

When studying for Chemistry, first ensure that you have mastered the base concept of a topic before moving on to its elaboration, variations, and exceptions. By having a firm grasp of the base concept will help make understanding and remembering these concepts better.