Aspirant's Mindset


Thinking of making career in Civil Services: Your intellectual Calibre is at test

On Saturday 3rd March 2018  

A glance at the syllabus for the Civil Services Examination clearly indicates that it is about thoroughness and exhaustive coverage and candidate’s assessment is based on originality, core focus and presentation techniques which determine where you finally land up.


Last Update Wednesday 7th March 2018

07-03-2018
For those who could not clear Prelims in 2011

On Monday 23rd January 2012  The announcement for Civil Services Examination 2012 is round the corner. It is time to look at the examination with fresh approach and taking care of all necessities.
Last Update Monday 23rd January 2012

23-01-2012
Preparing for 2nd or next attempt: make sure nothing stops you this time

On Sunday 1st January 2012  The examination is difficult and the chances of success are low as success in top ranks only can ensure post of IAS.
Last Update Sunday 1st January 2012

01-01-2012
Better luck this time

On Thursday 14th January 2010  A good candidate knows it well how demanding Civil Services Examination is and with full dedication starts afresh taking advantage of the experience gathered with a hope to achieve success this time
Last Update Thursday 14th January 2010

14-01-2010
Explore if Civil Services Examination is the most suitable option as your ‘Career Choice’

On Saturday 25th March 2017  

As hunt for career exploration begins, you have array of options available and from there you shortlist some jobs as career options.

Before you commit yourself for Civil Services Examination, you need to do little research and accordingly set time deadlines and define outcome.

If you don’t set Goals; you efforts will be without direction and it may take a long time before you really know the path you traverse will take you to the desired destination or not.


Last Update Friday 2nd March 2018

02-03-2018
IAS preparation: In the beginning, self-assessment is must

On Monday 9th December 2013  

From the day one, you need to have a strategy; take your own time for groundwork to reach the level of the examination and only after that you should take first attempt with proper planning and preparation to realize your dream or at least establish that this is within your reach or not.


Last Update Wednesday 27th July 2016

27-07-2016
Career in ‘IAS’: Dream to Achieve

On Thursday 26th March 2015  

For most of the candidates, it is elusive and search is on to find suitable strategies that help them succeed. For some, desired success comes in first attempt and some after consuming four attempts, it remains a mystery. So, the best strategy is to understand the complete exam-related requirements and accordingly prepare for putting-up a decent show.


Last Update Sunday 12th April 2015

12-04-2015
Career in ‘Civil Services’ – Should I go ahead, or settle for something else?

On Thursday 26th March 2015  

Generally speaking, young generation is exposed to a traditional mind-set and when it comes to decide about ‘Career Choice’ lots of factors come in to play. In majority of cases, first preference is to get a start and at that point of time, only the most popular career choices surround the mind and in such circumstances, dreams take a back seat.


Last Update Thursday 2nd April 2015

02-04-2015
Career in Civil Services: Life is full of opportunities ... here’s one for you!

On Sunday 5th June 2011  

You have strong desire for the ‘IAS’ title attached to your name, it is you who has to work hard to fulfill your aspirations.


Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Are you up to the challenge?

On Friday 7th January 2011  

This examination is for optimists, who dream big achieve success. Every year common students amongst you makes their dreams come true and hundreds of such success stories are written.


Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Journey from Academics to Career in Civil Services

On Friday 1st January 2010  

A large number of youngsters fill form just for the sake of pleasing some near ones, some look at it as above their standard; some leave it even after filling form if they are not satisfied with preparation level, to save one attempt.


Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Hit the bull’s eye in the very first attempt

On Thursday 11th June 2009  

Look at the result of CSE 2010, out of top 25 candidates, as many as 8 candidates achieved success in the very first encounter with this examination.


Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Highest rank in UPSC in Hindi medium 2010

On Sunday 11th December 2011  

Among toppers with Hindi Medium this year Shiv Sahay Awasthi (AIR 34, CSE 2010) is the Hindi topper.


Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Hindi Medium Result CSE 2011: Highest ranks with Hindi medium

On Saturday 30th June 2012  

We are not sure that how many successes are there with Hindi Medium as UPSC does not divulge such information; however, we have searched out a few successes among top 200 ranks which will surely motivate you.


Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Best wishes to all appearing in Main Examination 2012

On Friday 5th October 2012  

The real battle begins October 5, 2012 as Civil Service (Main) Examination commence with General Studies paper. 21-day schedule will come to an end on October 26.


Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Preparation Strategies for Civil Services Examination that reflect the trends

On Saturday 9th July 2016  

Civil Services Examination preparation is difficult and candidates are keen to know what worked for the successful candidates in the recent examination.

As I keep talking to some of the top rankers and successful candidates in Civil Services Examination, I have gathered some useful information that can be of some help to you.


Last Update Monday 9th July 2018

09-07-2018
Are you eyeing top rank in first attempt that ensures post of ‘IAS’?

On Monday 8th April 2013  

For all aspirants appearing for the first time in Civil Services Examination 2013 or planning to take a plunge in coming year/s there is a little spark ‘can I do it in first attempt’? There is noting wrong in it; you need to be optimistic and each year we come across number of such success-stories.


Last Update Tuesday 5th June 2018

05-06-2018
Civil Services Examination: Integrated approach for preparing General Studies

On Sunday 21st April 2013  

In the whole Civil Services Examination plan, General Studies has become the most significant constituent. Be it Preliminary Examination, Main or even Personality Test, the information you pick has a vital role to play. For an effective preparation, candidates should formulate some tactics that make preparation sound and strategic.


Last Update Sunday 3rd June 2018

03-06-2018
Make your Civil Services Examination Preparation handy

On Tuesday 12th June 2012  

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 and many of them are making it possible while continuing their jobs even.


Last Update Monday 2nd April 2018

02-04-2018
Civil Services Examination: Childhood dream deserves serious attempt

On Thursday 24th May 2012  

In the society we live in, almost grow up with dream to become IAS. Even, every parent wishes to see their kids to be successful in life and want to see them become IAS officers when they grow.


Last Update Monday 2nd April 2018

02-04-2018
Your intellectual Calibre is at test

On Thursday 7th May 2009  

The Civil Services Examination is about thoroughness and exhaustive coverage and assessment is based on originality, core focus and presentation techniques which determine where you land up.


Last Update Saturday 3rd March 2018

03-03-2018
Dream to Achieve

On Thursday 11th June 2009  
Last Update Friday 8th July 2016

08-07-2016
Career in Civil Services: Everyone’s dream

On Monday 18th April 2011  

If you are planning to appear in Civil Services Examination, the best thing to do right now is to focus on the exam and leave everything else and shift complete focus on the requirements to face such a fierce appraisal boldly.


Last Update Thursday 7th July 2016

07-07-2016
Career in Civil Services: Should I or shouldn’t?

On Friday 1st January 2010  

Young generation is exposed to a traditional mindset and by the time they reach the right age to think about the career choice, only the most popular career choices surround them. Still, the career in Civil Services is top of mind choice among all occupations.


Last Update Thursday 26th March 2015

26-03-2015
At what stage, should one start preparing seriously about Civil Services Examination?

On Thursday 22nd December 2011  

The aim is to give your best performance. It is up to you to decide when you wish to appear in examination and how much time you will take to reach the level this examination requires.


Last Update Wednesday 25th March 2015

25-03-2015
Civil Services Examination : Setting goal alone will not work

On Monday 9th December 2013  

When people call it that Civil Services Examination is in league of its own; this is no exaggeration. It involves multi-stage Exam-Plan that requires diverse skill-sets to counter challenges each stage of examination throws.


Last Update Monday 16th March 2015

16-03-2015
What is so special that makes one top the Civil Services Examination?

On Tuesday 23rd February 2010  

Till the time result is not declared, everyone sails in the same boat; anxious to know the final outcome and it is a blink that changes the fate; the moment result is out, topper catches all the attention.


Last Update Monday 16th March 2015

16-03-2015
Are the proposed changes at Main Examination level coming?

On Thursday 24th May 2012  

We all are listening about these for long and many candidates get entangled into the related issues and waste precious time. God knows what the changes are and when these are going to be implemented.


Last Update Friday 13th March 2015

13-03-2015
क्या हम अनुमान लगा सकते हैं कि प्रारंभिक परीक्षा में आये परिवर्तन अंततः मुख्य परीक्षा में बदलाव का औचित्य साबित होगें?

On Friday 17th August 2012  

यूपीएससी ने प्रारंभिक परीक्षा के स्तर पर परिवर्तन 2011 से सफलतापूर्वक लागू किये हैं और मुख्य परीक्षा के स्तर पर भी बदलाव की बात विचाराधीन हैं. लेकिन, सवाल यह है कि है प्रारंभिक परीक्षा स्तर पर आये परिवर्तन को मूल आधार बना कर क्या मुख्य परीक्षा स्तर पर परिवर्तन को आकार दिया जा सकता है.


Last Update Friday 13th March 2015

13-03-2015
क्या संघ लोक सेवा आयोग मुख्य परीक्षा स्तर पर प्रस्तावित परिवर्तन द्वारा वैकल्पिक विषयों को हटाने पर विचार कर रहा है?

On Friday 17th August 2012  

कुछ हफ्तों की खामोशी के बाद, यह विषय फिर से सामने पर आ गया है जब एक राष्ट्रीय हिन्दी समाचार पत्र ने सु्र्खियों में छापा कि संघ लोक सेवा आयोग ने सिविल सेवा परीक्षा से वैकल्पिक विषयों को हटाने जा रहा है.


Last Update Friday 13th March 2015

13-03-2015
Proposed changes at Main Examination level: Is UPSC contemplating with idea of removal of optional subjects?

On Friday 17th August 2012  

After a lull for few weeks, this topic has again come on fore as one national Hindi newspaper has reported that UPSC is going to remove the optional subjects from Civil Service Examination.


Last Update Friday 13th March 2015

13-03-2015
Will Civil Services Examination 2013 have the old pattern?

On Thursday 7th February 2013  

The national Hindi daily that broke the story about the change of pattern at Main Examination level and removal of optional subjects in mid-August 2012 has come up again with news report today that these proposed changes at Main Examination level would come in force from next year.


Last Update Friday 13th March 2015

13-03-2015
Notification for Civil Services Examination 2013 should be out soon

On Tuesday 26th February 2013  

For last so many days, candidates are impatient to know the changes UPSC is planning to introduce and when the announcement is expected.


Last Update Friday 13th March 2015

13-03-2015
Civil Services Examination 2013 notification kept in abeyance; UPSC faces fury for making English paper compulsory

On Friday 15th March 2013  

Whatever we can say or discuss; but, the fact is that Still, a lot of candidates are quite directionless and the series of events are just disturbing the rhythm of serious candidates.


Last Update Friday 13th March 2015

13-03-2015
क्या सिविल सेवा परीक्षा 2013 पुराने पैटर्न पर ही होगी ?

On Thursday 7th February 2013  

पिछले वर्ष अगस्त 2012 के मध्य में एक राष्ट्रीय हिन्दी दैनिक में मुख्य परीक्षा स्तर पर पैटर्न के परिवर्तन और वैकल्पिक विषयों को हटाने के बारे में प्रकाशित रिपोर्ट से हडकंप सा मच दिया था. इसी समाचार पत्र में एक बार फिर से इस सम्बन्ध में 7 फरवरी 2013 को फिर समाचार आया है कि मुख्य परीक्षा के स्तर पर ये प्रस्तावित परिवर्तन इस साल न हो कर अगले साल से प्रभाव में आ रहे हैं.


Last Update Friday 13th March 2015

13-03-2015
Preparation Strategy for CSE 2013

On Sunday 18th November 2012  

With almost 6 months remaining for Preliminary Examination 2013, you should be serious if you wish to be IAS as Civil Service Examination is a giant examination requiring capability, commitment and courage.


Last Update Monday 9th March 2015

09-03-2015