The aim is achieving success and that requires you to deliver 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.
Many candidates search for an accurate answer to this query that creates a lot of confusion about timing of their foray into Civil Services Examination.
Some candidates just plan to appear in Civil Services Examination as soon as they become eligible and some move on advance studies just to make their preparation more secure by knowledge encroachment.
There are divided opinions about this issue.
People belonging to one camp feel one should start preparing while in midst of graduation and well-built Civil Services Examination preparation-plan should be in action immediately after completion of graduation.
This helps in building on the knowledge you gain in academic studies as you are in touch with studies and can always build on the foundation you have laid during past years.
Other camp suggests long-term complete examination oriented strategy in place which enables you to encounter this examination effectively.
It is you to decide which camp you belong to.
The path to ultimate goal –IAS may be different but, one thing that is common: hard work, focus and commitment are must and be sure, your preparation is at peak when you are planning to take a shot.Last Update Thursday 26th March 2015