Vision & Strategies

Views & Strategies

IAS Preparation: Manage it better

On Thursday 5th April 2018  

While preparing for Civil Services Examination, you look around for information, some insights relating to IAS Preparation from various sources.

You keep on getting new ideas, suggestions and comments that help you in moving forward and make your efforts meaningful.

Make a crisp note of all the stuff you come across and include these in your plan, if find useful.

Last Update Wednesday 8th April 2020

IAS Preparation: 'Believe in self' help you achieve whatever you want

On Monday 2nd April 2018  

Civil Services Examination is into a new orbit now. A lot of talented and highly qualified candidates are eyeing this space and making new moves to prepare for it within short period.

It does not matter for these talented aspirant that they are taking attempt immediately after completing academics or making the endeavour while continuing even their jobs.

Last Update Wednesday 8th April 2020

Prioritize Your Needs for an Effective IAS Preparation Strategy

On Saturday 31st March 2018  

For Civil Services Examination preparation, there is no specific plan which can be termed universal.

It differs from person to person depending upon their level of preparation, the familiarity with the optional subject you pick, kind of study material and books you are exposed to.

Last Update Saturday 4th April 2020

Success in Civil Services Exam: The creative and innovative approach by UPSC requires you to think creatively

On Saturday 24th November 2018  

UPSC has spelled out the Exam-Plan for Civil Services Examination that illustrates things stage-wise and accordingly, syllabus is defined separately for Preliminary and Main Examination.

Methods of evaluation at each stage are different and candidates have to look out for strategies that put them on road to success. 

You have to find solutions to cover the complete syllabus effectively.

Last Update Friday 27th March 2020

Civil Service Examination Preparation Strategy: Long-term Planning

On Sunday 15th March 2015  

It is tough; no doubt about that. For the candidates planning to take a plunge in coming 1-2 years’ time-frame hope some of the suggestions listed in this Long-term planning would help them to plan out a strategy of their own. Instead of trying, gaining awareness by taking 1-2 attempts, prepare meticulously so that you achieve success in your first attempt and that too with high ranks.

Last Update Thursday 2nd April 2015

Civil Service Examination Preparation Strategy: Short-term Planning

On Sunday 15th March 2015  

This is big examination that requires long-term planning. But, there are few candidates unaware of requirements, commence preparation just before notification is out.  At the same time, there are some talented, capable candidates who start a little late due to some valid reasons still, put in hard work and dedicate fully towards preparation. For all these candidates, an effective short-term strategy can help them handle this difficult task effectively.

Last Update Sunday 29th March 2015

Civil Services Examination: It is still massive and awe-inspiring

On Friday 7th January 2011  Certainly some significant changes have been introduced recently; still, the Civil Services Examination is both challenging and demanding for the candidates as it requires them to demonstrate the dedication towards it.
Last Update Sunday 1st June 2014

CSE 2013: Be open to opportunities

On Thursday 4th October 2012  In absence of any clarity about the proposed changes at Main Examination level, the best strategy is to concentrate on your study-plan and continue preparation till UPSC does not speak about the kind of changes coming in and when these are going to be implemented.
Last Update Thursday 4th October 2012

Getting the basics right for IAS 2013

On Wednesday 3rd October 2012  A look at syllabus, past years’ papers and after discussion with other candidates who have appeared earlier, you will realize you have a task in hand which requires you to manage time with proper planning.
Last Update Wednesday 3rd October 2012

Looking at Civil Service Examination 2013; It is time to commence your preparation

On Tuesday 11th September 2012  Recent CSE result trends reveal the fact that in addition to fresh candidates, the recent change at Preliminary Examination level have brought the career in Civil Services on the horizon for many talented and professionally qualified youth and has given a new life to the dreams of many youngsters to give it a try.
Last Update Tuesday 11th September 2012

Can we presume that changes at Prelims will ultimately justify changes at Main Examination?

On Friday 17th August 2012  UPSC has successfully implemented the changes at the Preliminary Examination level and talks of changes at Main Examination level are also under consideration. But, the question is that are the changes introduced at Prelims level can shape the origin for changes at Main Examination level.
Last Update Friday 17th August 2012

Mains 2012: give more preference to Reality than Perception

On Sunday 10th June 2012  In Civil Services Examination, perception is a strong pointer and a lot of candidates get influenced and take decisions which may or may not suit them. These decisions may relate to their optional subject choice, coaching institute they join, books they read…
Last Update Sunday 10th June 2012

Can we say result of Hindi Medium candidates is not good?

On Saturday 26th May 2012  The Hindi medium result in Civil Services Examination 2011 is not that encouraging; at least looking at top 100 successful candidates list. Is it indicative of any future trend?
Last Update Saturday 26th May 2012

Main Examination 2012: Look at the immediate requirements

On Wednesday 23rd May 2012  As the focus shifts to Main Examination 2012, you need to change the outlook and the way you studied for Prelims. You need to adopt extensive study plan any approach has to be analytical.
Last Update Wednesday 23rd May 2012

Performance of Hindi medium has not been that great in CSE 2010

On Thursday 2nd February 2012  If you analyze the Preliminary Examination 2010 result, as far as Hindi medium candidates are concerned, it does not paint a rosy picture.
Last Update Thursday 2nd February 2012

How much time would be adequate for Civil Services Examination Preparation?

On Tuesday 20th December 2011  The ‘back to basics’ approach adopted by UPSC, in recent examinations has forced the aspiring candidates to change their view about Civil Services Examination preparation.
Last Update Tuesday 20th December 2011

People say Public Administration is the safest optional subject for success in Civil Services Examination. Is it so?

On Wednesday 7th December 2011  Agreed, Public Administration has become most popular optional subject and has produced maximum results. No doubt, it is a very good subject and has relevance to the job in question. But, it is a fact that it has no seal of assurance for success.
Last Update Wednesday 7th December 2011

Learn to manage it better

On Sunday 7th August 2011  Make a proper schedule and check periodically to see which all have been attended to and update it with new concerns if any.
Last Update Sunday 7th August 2011

Will these changes help some candidates who are preparing for Management or Banking Exams?

On Tuesday 12th April 2011  A balanced and well-knit bouquet of questions from each constituent is expected in question papers in coming Preliminary Examination 2011.
Last Update Tuesday 12th April 2011

Always read what you trust

On Saturday 16th January 2010  
Last Update Saturday 16th January 2010


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