First of all, you have to find out what you intend to assess and what is your purpose of reading. In addition, you should know that what you have to skip from your reading. It is extremely important for you to know the purpose of your reading. For instance, if you are just reading to pass your time, you don’t have to grasp the concepts too much. However, if you want to read to learn about something, you will have to map your concepts well in order to remember them well.
You don’t have to emphasise on the style, delivery or flow if the text material. But, it is very important for you to give due attention to the contexts and contents.
In order to become a good reader, you have to give importance to qualitative reading rather than quantitative reading.
You have to take reading as a hobby so as to become a good reader. If you will not create a positive attitude towards your reading, you cannot develop your reading skills.
You should keep an eye on your biological clock in order to improve your level of absorbability during reading.
If you cannot understand any word during reading, you should check its meaning in a dictionary right away. It will not only help you in understanding the concept of the text, but it will also improve your vocabulary.