IAS Preparation Tips: Explore, Understand and Integrate these in your strategies

Civil Services Examination is in a league of its own. It is getting more creative and innovative; thus requires a fresh approach and effective strategies to emerge successful.

Sticking to the syllabus, you feel that the level of preparation is good, but certain distinct trends have been emerging in the examination where expectations are much above the routine as some evolving issues, contemporary problems and inter-related issues with topics gives you a feel that there exist gaps between the examiner’s expectation and your preparation.


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Yes, candidates are getting smarter with a smart phone in hand their preparation starts with search the sure route to success in Civil Services Examination.

Scanning various online resources, reading interview of toppers, viewing successful candidates’ videos to ascertain what works here; what not and based on that, efforts are made to formulate a strategy of their own.

In the beginning, what often resonate the most is when toppers discuss preparation strategy and aspirant’s attention is glued to the details so that some clue can be taken out of that.

Moreover, while commencing preparation, most of the candidates do not have a complete set of preferences about the books and study-material, coaching institutes they need for Civil Services Examination preparation.

Confusion occurs when some topper’ say something and others highlights something different.

Aspirant’s preferences change moment to moment as they aim to lay hand on the best.

Search for an effective study-group, friends, seniors who could support continues till you find some.

This is how it goes on and on and on when it comes to Civil Services Examination preparation arena.

As we advance, for some this preparation journey is amazing and fulfilling; some take it as its just plain work. It is all about your mindset that determines the direction of sail in the beginning itself.

Everyone makes mistakes at some point of time, may be small or big; the final result only tells.

If successful, everything is taken in stride; otherwise, candidates try to learn from these mistakes and care for them.

Agreed, most of the candidates don’t make the same mistake again – still, there are many who make new ones.

One thing that remains constant – Learn, Revise and Evaluate

Welcome to the beautiful world of Civil Services Examination and brilliant set of youngsters who want to turn their dreams in to reality.

Being amazed, I am continuously chasing passionate ones like you and delving deep in to your needs and requirements so that I can offer some insights that make your journey meaningful.

Explore, understand and integrate the suggestions that you find useful

Preliminary Examination is a screening test only; but, is posing a big hurdle as competition is intensifying and UPSC is getting more creative and innovative.

Preparation for a wide coverage of syllabus becomes easier by adopting ‘integrated approach’ and holistic approach helps you in handling it effectively.

Sticking to the syllabus, you feel that the level of preparation is good, but certain distinct trends have been emerging in the examination where expectations are much above the routine as some evolving issues, contemporary problems and inter-related issues with topics gives you a feel that there exist gaps between the examiner’s expectation and your preparation.

Although, as cut-off indicates, each passing year marks secured at Main Examination are improving; still, there is always scope for improvement.

To uplift your level, you need to go a step ahead to prepare for the contemporary developments and issues.

A grip over current affairs and awareness of things around marks the significance of newspaper reading habits that comes handy while attempting question papers in examination hall.

All the best!

Last Update Tuesday 7th August 2018

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