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4 myths that are plummeting chances of success in Main Examination

On Sunday 19th March 2017  

As you commence preparation, your immediate target is Preliminary Examination; but, at the same time the Civil Services (Main) Examination also comes in focus and you need to be alert about the requirement as well as the way you have to handle it during preparation.

There will be numerous candidates starting afresh and thousands of unsuccessful candidates faced disappointment in previous attempt. In particular, these candidates just look at things that didn’t work in their favour.

As usual, while interacting with some of the candidates – successful as well as those who were not so fortunate this time, I found that despite capability and focus, 4 myths that sometimes hinder the prospects at Main Examination level.

As you are aiming for big success in Civil Services Examination, just keep an eye on these.

Last Update Tuesday 31st March 2020

Main Examination 2019: Are you ready to change your preparation style?

On Tuesday 18th June 2019  

As the Preliminary Examination 2019 got over, the sprint started for evaluating the performance and knowing the expected cut-off.

This year, Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2019 has been considered even tougher comparing last edition and many candidates are expecting lower cut-off.

The fate of all the candidates has been sealed; but, you cannot just wait for knowing your result as you have to care for Main Examination 2019.


Last Update Tuesday 18th June 2019

How to approach Civil Services (Main) Examination 2018

On Tuesday 7th August 2018  

Civil Services (Main) Examination 2018 begins on 28th September and you have only a few weeks in hand to prepare for it.

It is difficult call if you have to choose which among General Studies, Optional Subject or Essay Paper tends to become decider in Main Examination.

So, it’s time to have a strategy in place and prioritize the areas that need immediate attention. Utilize the remaining time in hand to work on areas that are strong and try to devote some time to cover the weaknesses (if you are able to spot) as far as possible.

Last Update Tuesday 7th August 2018


On Monday 16th July 2018  

Hi friends, I am Pratham Kaushik (AIR 5, CSE 2017). Here I am sharing my preparation strategy for Optional Subject  Geography.

I secured 327 (166+161) marks in Civil Services Examination 2017.


Last Update Monday 16th July 2018

Best wishes to all appearing in Civil Service (Main) Examination 2018

On Saturday 14th July 2018  

With the result of Prelims 2018, the stage is set for candidates who advanced to next level - Civil Service (Main) Examination 2018.

The real battle begins September 28, 2018 the day Civil Service (Main) Examination commence. It is going to be 5-day affair.

Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

Prelims 2018 over; Set your Eyes on coming Main Examination

On Tuesday 5th June 2018  

Civil Services (Main) Examination 2018 starts from 28th September this year. 

You have limited days in your hand for Main Examination and a reverse counting of days left will remind you about the challenge.

After Preliminary Examination, now you are to gear up fully for next stage Main Examination.

Last Update Tuesday 5th June 2018

With clarity emerging on changes in Civil Services (Main) Exam pattern; identify your challenges

On Saturday 23rd March 2013  The recent news of some modification in the new scheme for Civil Services (Main) Examination has at last cleared all doubts surrounding the minds of aspirants. Hope this will help in clearing the path and getting all related doubts out of aspirant's way.
Last Update Saturday 23rd March 2013

Analyzing the nature of changes introduced for Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013

On Thursday 7th March 2013  With the details about the changes in scheme for Main Examination, the confusion is out of air. The new pattern does not show any major surprise; it is more or less on expected lines, General Studies has got more prominence and still, optional subject is an integral part of exam-plan though the weightage has gone down a little.
Last Update Thursday 7th March 2013


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