an ugly or plain child who grows up to be attractive
The girl was an ugly duckling when she was a child but now she is very beautiful.
Tips to succeed in GATE Exam
Mentally see yourself succeed
First and foremost, see yourself succeed. You have this seed of a dream to clear the GATE exam, water the seed. Believe that you have the ability to clear the exam and that you have cleared the exam. Mentally, if you can visualize yourself clearing the exam, you will physically execute it too. After all, belief can move mountains.