Department of Elementary Education, Rajasthan is expected to release the Basic School Teaching Certificate (BSTC) Pre D.El.Ed 2021 admit cards today, August 25, 2021. According to the official notification, the certificate exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 31, 2021. Registered candidates will be able to download their admit cards 7 days prior to the examination. This meant that the hall tickets were to release on August 24, 2021. However, after a day’s delay, reports are suggesting that the BSTC 2021 admit cards will be released today. Once released, candidates can download the document from the official website predeled.com.
Apart from downloading/printing a copy of the BSTC 2021 admit cards, candidates must ensure that they are following the right paper pattern. As per officials, the Pre.DEI.Ed 2021 exam is of 3 hours duration and will take place from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on August 31, 2021. The paper will comprise of 200 questions in the MCQ format. Candidates must appear for the exam through the pen-and-paper format. Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks and no marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
The Pre. DEI.Ed examination will test a candidate’s intellectual capability in terms of four subjects. They are – 1. Mental Ability, 2. General Awareness of Rajasthan, 3. Teaching Aptitude and 4. Language Ability. Each section will have 50 questions for a maximum of 150 marks thus, amounting to 600 marks in total.
Apart from understanding the BSTC Pre DEI.Ed paper pattern, here are certain useful tips which candidates can use to prepare for the exam, especially in the last 6-7 days –
#1 Every morning before the exam, read both English and Hindi newspapers.
Newspapers are an important preparation tool, especially to develop a candidate’s vocabulary and grammar skills. Obviously, last 7 days are hectic and a candidate must not overdo their preparation at the last moment. Hence, reading language-specific newspapers such as the Times of India and Navbharat Times will prove useful while solving the language section.
#2 In case of Sanskrit, revise the important grammar rules and solve a few grammar-specific questions every day.
Sanskrit, even though a language, is more like a puzzle or formula-based subject. Therefore, in the last few days, candidates can prepare for the subject by revising all the grammar rules. To ease this revision, candidates can solve grammar-specific questions or questions from mock tests. Any method is useful as long as it is helping a candidate revise the rules. ALong with Sanskrit ensure that Hindi and English are also given equal importance.
#3 In the case of Mental Ability and General Awareness, the most useful method for quicker revision is to solve a combination of mock test and previous year question paper every day. Candidates have a good 6-7 days to imbibe and implement this practice. Candidates can easily revise multiple concepts without needing to refer to large books or lengthy study material. As people usually say, don’t study hard, study smart. All the best!