Generally the student who is ideal is adjudged or considered as an asset to the institution he belongs. An ideal student achieves success in life by using time properly. An ideal student hardly forgets about the value of time and does not fleet time carelessly.
He builds up his body and mind within the limited span of time in the educational institution. He does not reduce the work available to him and utilises his time in the best possible way. An ideal student distinguishes between what is fair and what is foul and accordingly plans his life.
An ideal student does not put off any piece of work till tomorrow which he can do today. An ideal student never neglects his studies and is never unmindful of the lessons imparted to him by his teachers. An ideal student is attentive to his studies. He comes to his class in time and never intends to miss the lessons.
An ideal student cultivates punctuality from the very boyhood. He is disciplined and does not apply his own method in all things. He avoids things that are injurious and not lugubrious for his idealism.
Further he tries to know the what, how and why of things to become a useful member of society. He is obedient and studious and devotes a greater portion of his time to study with enormous zeal and interest.
An ideal student is self-reliant who makes his own judgment and powers in facing difficulty. He goes through a great variety of books, magazines, periodicals, newspapers to enlarge his vision of knowledge.
An ideal student is never disrespectful to the elderly ones and he is very amiable. He is kindhearted and helps others in time of their need. He is scrupulous, honest, truthful and industrious.
An ideal student is never intemperate or haughty and bears a smile on his face as he talks to others. He is practical and hardly swayed away by emotions. He does not forget the mission of life in the midst of pleasures and enjoyments. He makes sincere efforts for achieving good things in life.
An ideal student practices to live on a simple diet, to wear simple dress and always thinks of the well being of others. He wins the heart of others by his gentleness and politeness. The spirit of service to humanity never deserts him. He is attracted by the idea of a saintly man with nobility of character. He participates in many extracurricular activities conducted in the institution where he reads.
The habit of diligence is the most important element in the life of an ideal student. He does not make friendship with the lazy and wicked students. He cultivates good habits and avoids forming bad ones. He is guided by the elders and draws the attention of one and all.