To cope up with the growing amount of syllabus nowadays, it is becoming essential that students search, develop, and implement ways that can ease down the process of studying and learning. Surveys suggest that as much effective notes a student takes and maintains, helps him throughout the examinations in the best way. However, for this purpose it is essential that a student learn as how to take notes those are of a kind that can facilitate exam-oriented studies in the most efficient way. For better quality of notes, the best way is to take them down during lectures as any lecturer explains a lesson or information in a precise and easy to learn form. When you have to write along a lecture, there is a need to write faster otherwise you tend to miss important part of the lectures. This need can be implemented by adopting some helpful techniques of speed writing. Some of these techniques include short sentences, cropped words, or stenography. Stenography is a special kind of language that consist special symbols, signs, and words that facilitate speedwriting. The method of speedwriting can be chosen as per individual capabilities and comfort. For example: If a person knows the rule of stenography well then he can use it but if another person does not know about it then he can use short sentences or use cropped words, whichever is convenient to him. When you are making notes by yourself during self-studies then you have to be careful and keep some important things in mind. Firstly, it is important that you mark your priorities out of the vast syllabus as learning every fine detail present in your syllabus is quite a difficult task. For making notes out of your preferred chapters, you can start by skimming or speed-reading the text for a basic idea behind it that will help in eliminating the need of detailed and time-consuming reading of the complete portion. When you start making the notes, it is essential to write faster and remember to keep them precise and to the point in an understandable form. Crisp and precise notes can be made by focusing on the important part of the text. When you write something in your own words after understanding its essence then it becomes easier to learn it. Notes can be helpful when you make them well in advance from your exams so that you can use them for quick revision during the examination.