Living in the 21st century has changed our mindset on what is effective and accessible.

A simple phone which was previously used as a means to keep you connected to your pals now seems to keep you connected to your dreams too.

Excuses don’t really have a place in this millennial world, when your guide, your mentor, is available at your command 24/7. No wonder they’re are called smartphones.

After all, its all working smart, not working hard.

Everyone at some stage or the other has appeared for an exam which will determine their whole career, and in India with a population of 1.3 billion, it surely gets competitive.

Now you can rush to book stores, spend thousands of rupees, borrow used books from your neighbours or you can acknowledge the fact that the key to your success is literally in your hand, and you are probably reading this article through the same. 

In this era of digitalization, apps are the perfect substitute for bulky, and often difficult to understand paperbacks. Students too are more enticed by visual media, since learning is a continuous process, it cannot be limited to a certain technique or method.

This when digital learning comes in handy. You can easily download it on your phones, tablets, and laptops; they are accessible 24/7.

Since most of them are cheap, they make no difference to your pocket too. Each app is designed to cater to different needs and equal, if not more information than that available in textbooks.

Adopting apps as an alternative to books can actually pave the way for new, effective and comprehensive learning techniques.

Many apps also have an interactive platform where students can discuss their doubts, and queries, it is almost as if they form a small family, making their way through this rat race, together.

Each phase of your life requires a different you. Similarly, each exam preparation requires a different approach, so following are the apps to help you with different phases of your preparation

 Top 10 Apps For Exam Preparation

1.CLASS 10 CBSE BOARDS

[appbox googleplay com.cbscboard.cbscclass10board]

Appearing for your boards for the first time is very scary, there is pressure from your parents, teachers, and a hundred different ways of doing the same thing, but the trick here is to keep it simple and easy, and this is exactly what is app has accomplished.

This app is the best for the preparation of 10th board exams; teachers from all over the world with expertise in different fields have shared their solutions.

This app includes free video lectures for adaptive learning, stimulating your brain to learn and retain a lesson faster.

Their constant use of diagrams in biology and detailed explanation of activities in physics make it a go-to for any 10th grader.

The solutions to each question paper are 100 % accurate, so you never have to worry about the quality.

Subjects YOU CAN PREPARE FOR

  • MATHS

  • PHYSICS

  • HISTORY

  • CIVICS

  • GEOGRAPHY

  • ECONOMICS

  • BIOLOGY

  • CHEMISTRY

  • ENGLISH

  • HINDI

KEY FEATURES

  1. Contains NCERT solutions

  2. Cbse board exam solutions

  3. Revision notes

  4. Chapter wise important questions

  5. Video tutorials

 

2. TOPPR

[appbox googleplay haygot.togyah.app]

If your only school memory is of you being the backbencher and if the parent-teacher meetings were torturous since they’ve always wanted you to be the topper, then this app is your genie in a bottle.

It can help you prepare for an assortment of exams from your school to graduation.

TOPPR aims at creating a flexible platform; you can set your own learning intention, learn at your own pace, improve your strengths and address your weaknesses.

You can also personalize your syllabus according to your needs by customizing your own package, by choosing from modules to learn, practice, clarify doubts and test series or take one of their pre-created packages.

INCLUDES PREPARATORY MATERIAL FOR EXAMS LIKE

  1. BOARD EXAMS (CBSE,ICSE,IGCSE,HSC,SSC)

  2. Scholarship exams (NTSE, NSO, KVPY, HBBVS)

  3. Entrance exams

  • IIT JEE

  • NEET

  • AIIMS

  • UPSEE

  • BITSAT

  • COMEDK

  • MH-CET

  • TS-EAMCET

  • AP-EAMCET

  • WBJEE

  • VITEE

  • AFMC

KEY FEATURES OF THE APP

  • Simple and comprehensive videos

  • 24/7 experts

  • All India test series

  • Study groups

  • Challenges friends to tests

  • Practice questions

  • Prepares you for a varied number of exams

 

3. EXTRA MARK

[appbox googleplay com.Extramarks.Smartstudy]

Remember when we were kids and loved animated books but as years went by, our textbooks slowly started turning from a rainbow to black and white bundle of pages, and its a bummer when we have to study that

Now extra mark has an excellent solution for it

This app is perfect for the students who have had enough of the monotonous and spiritless learning techniques

It uses augmented reality, virtual reality, and gamification to heighten the learning experience

With smart videos, including animation, it surely does not fail to grasp the attention of our young readers.

Their collection of videos is like a treasure hunt, waiting to be explored, and you surely would not want to miss out on the treasure.

To raise your competitive spirits, they also have a weekly national level test, where students from all over India compete and at the end, everyone can check their own scores and hence can judge their performance

Just as the name suggests, this app is a must download for some extra marks, with little effort.

INCLUDES PREPARATORY MATERIAL FOR EXAMS LIKE

  • Cbse board grade 10

  • Cbse board grade 12

KEY FEATURES

  • Interactive learning

  • Compete with friends

  • Modules with 2D and 3D learning

  • Covers all classes from grade KG to grade 12

 

4.GRADE UP

[appbox googleplay co.gradeup.android ]

Indian being a diverse country there will always be a need to have bilingual if not multilingual apps, because not everyone’s comfort zone lies in English, so we need apps with both English and Hindi content, and grade up has accomplished this task perfectly.

Just like the actual paper has both the Hindi and English section, grade up also provides all its, sample solution, mock tests, doubt clearing sessions, quizzes both in Hindi and English.

For all the UPSC aspirants, you get current daily affairs, quizzes, and notes

You never have to worry about missing information out, due to the newly added exam notification system.

It is safe to say that this app will definitely, take your preparation to another grade

INCLUDES PREPARATORY MATERIAL FOR EXAMS LIKE 

  1. Bank exams (SBI PO ANDSBI CLERK)

  2. GATE,BARC,ISRO,SSC,DMRC

  3. RPF CONSTABLE, SUB INSPECTOR, AND RAILWAY

  4. NEET JEE MAINS AND ADVANCES

  5. Defe EXAMS(UPSC, CDS, INDIAN AIRFORCE)

  6. CHS,CHSL,CPO,GD CONSTABLE,MTS,STENOGRAPHER

  7. TET,PRT,TGT EXAMS(CTET,UPTET,KVS,DSSSB)

KEY FEATURES

  • Free and live classes

  • experts available 24/7

  • Day wise study plan

  • Get monitored by experiences facility

5.DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS AND GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 

[appbox googleplay in.oliveboard.gkprep]

365 days in a year, 24 hours in a day,60 minutes in each hour,60 seconds in each minute, one wouldn’t be exaggerating if said that each second something or the other takes place around the globe, and competitive exams test the same knowledge,

But this app has paved an easy way out, the study material provided is prepared by experts.so the quality is assured.

The app will keep you updated concerning not only the current happenings but also past events.

You can read news offline, and they also have a gk card system where one can apprehend and retain the information, along with daily quizzes, to test your knowledge.

INCLUDES PREPARATORY MATERIAL FOR EXAMS LIKE

  • RBI,

  • SBI

  • IBPS

  • MBA

  • Railways

  • SSC

  • UPSC etc.

KEY FEATURES

  • Daily current affair quizzes

  • Topic wise test for current monthly affairs

  • Download free E-Books

  • Discuss gk topics with other aspirants.

6.POCKET APTITUDE

[appbox googleplay com.pocket.aptitude]

Aptitude refers to the natural ability to do something, but along the course of time it can also be developed

One can easily remember the formulas and tricks for each question.

Almost all competitive exams in India have an aptitude section, which is usually a deal maker or breaker.

This app is custom built for the bank, railway, and MBA aspirants

And not only for competitive exams, but even companies that come for campus placements also conduct aptitude tests

Through this app you can learn fast math calculations and tricks, it has a large collection of questions with varying difficulty levels

This app has a collection of recurrently appearing questions, asked in SBI CLERK, PO, CAT. Railway

This is app has numerous aptitude questions, which can prepare you for various competitive exams

The app is divided into four modes

  1. Study

  2. Training

  3. Challenge

  4. Quiz

INCLUDES PREPARATORY MATERIAL FOR EXAMS LIKE

  1. Campus placements

  2. Bank entrance exams

  3. Railway

  4. CAT, MAT, XAT

  5. SSC

  6. NTSE

KEY FEATURES

  • The app is divided into sections

  • Questions with varying difficulty levels

  • Bookmarks feature

  • Important formulas from each topic

7.ADDA 247

[appbox googleplay com.adda247.app ]

This is the official app by bankersadda and SSCadda

For anyone appearing for banking or railway examination, this app is the perfect package, not only do you get daily current affairs updates but you get it in both Hindi and ENGLISH

This app is enriched with, mock tests quizzes and video lectures, which will help the student to prepare better in a shorter amount of time,

The first world problem of not having the internet at times, bothers us all, I mean, wouldn’t you rather save up your daily data limit for Netflix, than use it up on an app, well you should not if you want to crack the exam,but as if a psychic, this app is available offline too.

You get daily updates related to government exams, so you never miss out on any changes.

A unique feature that makes it stand out, in this busy market of apps, is the presence of THE COMPETITION POWER MAGAZINE.

This magazine has information about the various competitive exams taking place, their difficulty level and cut off marks.

INCLUDES PREPARATORY MATERIAL FOR EXAMS LIKE

  1. SBI PO

  2. SBI CLERK

  3. RAILWAY

  4. SSC CGL

  5. IBPS

  6. LIC AAO

KEY FEATURES

  • Easy to use

  • Detailed explanation

  • Daily updates

  • Intuitive user interface

  • Can be accessed offline

 

8.TCY

[appbox googleplay com.TCYonline.android.examprep ]

This is a one-stop solution for any examination that you are preparing for, what sets this app apart is that they have study material for exams like GRE, GMAT, so consider this as your ticket to success

They have mock tests, and practice papers, for above 180 different types of exams

Include BBA, hotel management, law, and fashion designing

With a lucid and user-friendly interface, it has been a go-to for about 4.2 million users.

It also updates you with current daily affairs and even language skills.

INCLUDES PREPARATORY MATERIAL FOR EXAMS LIKE

  1. MBA

  2. GRE

  3. GMAT

  4. LAW

  5. CBSE

  6. TOEFL

  7. LANGUAGE-BASED EXAMS

  8. FASHION DESIGNING

  9. GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE JOBS (SBI PO AND CLERK)

KEY FEATURES

  • Has a test generator features

  • Search test(download latest test papers from their test banks)

  • Exam notification

  • Challenge zones (invite your friends for a healthy competition)

 

9.LAW CLAT EXAM

[appbox googleplay com.sai.android.clclatexamprep]

Clat is an exam that every law aspirant has to appear, to get into national law colleges, and your best friend during this preparation would probably be this app.

Since the study material is provided by leading coaching institute, the quality of the material will not be hampered

Along with CLAT also it helps in preparation of other law exams like AILET, LSAT, SET, LPU,

It is a must-have for a candidate who has always dreamt of becoming a lawyer,

It also has information about each exam like the examination date, fees, mark division and cut offs

The highlight of the app is its, test gym, topic test, and topic test gym sectional test.

It has 5000+ questions designed by top law faculties from all over India with detailed solutions

The word of the day feature gives you a difficult word every day along with its meaning and correct usage

The sectional tests contain sections like

  • Legal Aptitude
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • General knowledge

Each section has difficulty levels, and one can choose the level, from wannabe to going strong and test his /her abilities

The 24/7 active helpdesk, is a great help as then your doubts will never pile up, leading to a better examination prep.

Most of the law exams require a very strong sense of grammar and vocabulary; now this is not something that you are born into; rather you develop it along the road. Through the vocab section, you can learn even the most difficult words,

The blawg section gives you updates about the latest changes in the laws and enhances your legal aptitude

To get better help, you can also enrol in their classroom programs, LST test series, smart CLAT cracker, LST beacon, LST books and beacons

EXAMS YOU CAN PREPARE FOR

  • CLAT,

  • AILET

  • LSAT

  • SET

  • CET (IPU),

  • BLAT

  • CHRIST.

KEY FEATURES

  • COMPREHENSIVE STUDY MATERIAL

  • COVERS ALL THE MAJOR EXAMS

  • REGULAR MOCK TESTS AND TEST SERIES

  • EFFECTIVE GUIDANCE BY COUNCILLORS

  • REGULAR UPDATES AND NOTIFICATIONS

  • SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE LEGAL APTITUDE SECTION

 

10. SELF STUDY NEET

[appbox googleplay in.co.selfstudy.medical]

NEET is an exam which every year almost 13 lakh children appear, and the only people who get in are the cream layer of the medical aspirants, along with successes thousands of students, still don’t get seats,

It provides, neet question papers, important questions, and concepts along with free books to download

It has a complete study package and free access to online test series; the learning procedure is comprehensive and effective. After each test, you can review your performance and work on your weak areas.It has 12 chapters wise mock test, supported by premier coaching institutes of India

The detail solutions provided to each question helps the student to grasp the concepts at a faster rate.

After each test, you are provided with an in-depth analysis of your performance.comparing your marks with all India ranks and cut off trends The video lecture feature helps is adaptive and faster learning.

The app is designed in a way that you can clear your concepts from basics and then build it up to more difficult concepts

EXAMS YOU PREPARE FOR

  1. NEET

  2. AIIMS

KEY FEATURES

  • Helps with homework

  • Detailed test analysis

  • One can compete with nationwide students

  • Free learning app

  • Constant guidance

  • Learn independently at home

  • Revise lessons effectively

 

11. BYJU’S

[appbox googleplay com.byjus.thelearningapp]

With almost 16 million loyal users, this app is a go-to no matter what exam you are prepping for, they have a variety of subjects and concepts which are easy to learn and retain.

They have always been a pro player when it comes to the world to E-learning,

With an excellent group of teachers working towards the advancement of this app, making this app more engaging and interesting.

With the newest feature, you can learn at your own pace and in a personalized manner too

Along with Indian government exams, this app also supports you for international exams like GRE AND GMAT.

BYJU’S has designed the app in a manner that everyone can fall in love not only toppers, and learning can be fun for all, it doesn’t have to be a dreadful task.

For CAT aspirants, you can get video lectures directly from 100 percentile holders. With over 200 chapter wise test series, and 20 full-length mock tests. For IAS aspirants, they have tricks to crack the exam, from toppers themselves,

You are also up to date with the current affairs through weekly current affairs quizzes. Their modules have a revision section, with an in-depth analysis of every concept. So you can learn better.

For students, the video lectures are made engaging with videos so that they have more fun by learning. They also have weekly quizzes so that students can analyze what they learn. Who needs questions when you have byjus.!

Their latest feature of knowledge graphs provides students with customized recommendations about their performance. According to a survey conducted by their teams,93% of parents saw an increase in their child’s grades.

EXAMS YOU CAN PREPARE FOR

  • Boards

  • Medical entrance

  • Engineering Entrance

  • GRE AND GMAT

KEY FEATURES

  • personalized’

  • In-depth analysis

  • Regular tests

  • Practice questions

  • Daily quizzes

Conclusion

So these are some of the best apps for competitive exam preparation. They will not only help you in polishing your skills but will also guide you to learn in a creative manner the answers that seem difficult to you.

So make sure that you download these apps to make your competitive exam preparation an easy breezy task and to score good scores to ace your exam.

Sometimes a smart preparation method is more useful than putting endless effort day and night to achieve success and we want you to master that easily with these apps that are a sure shot for your success.

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