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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

Focus on 3 Ds of Success - Determination, Discipline and Dedication; says Abhijeet Sinha (AIR 19; CSE 2017)

On Sunday 29th July 2018  

Abhijeet Sinha, an Electrical Engineer from IIT Kanpur has secured 19th Rank in Civil Services Examination 2017. It was his second attempt.

NTSC scholar; having Quizzing, Football (playing and watching) as hobbies and leisure activity such as meditation, Abhijeet always believed in handling things smartly.

When this attitude got prop up from genuine hard work, he accomplished the goal he had set for himself and found a place among top 20 in civil Services Examination 2017.

Abhijeet has chosen Economics as his Optional Subject.


Last Update Sunday 16th September 2018

“To deal with unpredictability, first thing is to accept it and prepare mentally for it”; says Vishal Mishra (AIR 49; CSE 2017)

On Saturday 21st July 2018  

Vishal Mishra (AIR 49; CSE 2017) discloses his success-plan and how small-small thing matters while preparing for Civil Services Examination.

He candidly talks about the situations most of the candidates face during preparation phase that lead to drop in efficiency and suggests some ways out to come out of such circumstances.

Optional Subject- Sociology

No. of Attempts- Three (3)


Last Update Sunday 16th September 2018

“Master all the topics of the syllabus by in-depth understanding of the concepts involved” says Prateek Jain (AIR 86; CSE 2017)

On Saturday 21st July 2018  

Prateek Jain outlines his preparation strategy that helped him succeed in Civil Services Examination 2017. He also talks about the factors that helped him get in top 100.

Optional Subject: Mathematics

No. of Attempts: 2

Previous Selections: IFoS 2016 - AIR 3


Last Update Sunday 16th September 2018

“Right study-resources and right preparation-strategy is needed to crack Civil Services Exam”; says Pushp Lata (AIR 80; CSE 2017)

On Saturday 21st July 2018  

Pushp Lata did schooling from Rewari and Mahendergarh, Haryana; and graduated (B.Sc.) from Guru Nanak Dev University in 2006. She did post-graduation in Zoology from Kurukshetra University and completed MBA in Finance & Marketing from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.

She worked with State Bank of Hyderabad as Assistant Manager at Hyderabad.

Here she talks about her preparation strategies that helped her accomplish her goal.

Optional Subject: Geography

Number of Attempts: Three (3)


Last Update Saturday 21st July 2018

Civil Services Exam can be made less unpredictable with preparation in right direction and applying that knowledge smartly; says Ankit Jain (AIR 222; CSE 2017)

On Sunday 17th June 2018  

Civil Services Examination preparation requires an organized study-plan and holistic approach. Ankit Jain list out his priorities and shares his understanding of each stage of this examination.

The most significant part of his experience is about Optional Subject where he talks about optional subject selection as he continued to show faith in Public Administration that has not been performing so well in recent times.

Educational Qualification: B.Tech from IET, Lucknow (UPTU)

Number of Attempts: Third attempt

Optional Subject: Public Administration


Last Update Sunday 17th June 2018

Unpredictability right from Preliminary Examination to Mains to Personality Test is the name of the game; says Prem Prakash Meena (AIR 102; CSE 2017)

On Sunday 17th June 2018  

Prem Prakash Meena talks about significance of effective preparation for General Studies and role of Optional Subject in overall strategy. His success-plan is enough to inspire you for an outstanding performance in Civil Services Examination.

Educational qualification: B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

Optional Subject: Anthropology

Number of Attempts: 2nd Attempt – IAS

Previous Selection: 1st Attempt CSE 2016 - IRS, Income Tax


Last Update Sunday 17th June 2018

What is the correct strategy to prepare General Studies ?

On Sunday 22nd April 2018  

Preparation for Civil Services Examination revolves around General Studies; be it Preliminary Examination or Main, General Studies importance can't be ignored.

As such, UPSC is in inventive mode and it is clearly visible in the quality of questions being asked in the examination.

While preparing for General Studies, the coverage of contemporary issues has made newspaper reading a must. Be it Prelims or Main examination, you cannot undermine the value of current events and contemporary developments.


Last Update Monday 23rd April 2018

For a beginner, how to read a Newspaper, which areas to concentrate more?

On Wednesday 7th March 2018  

For a beginner, it is better to read print edition of any good national daily. By scanning headings in print edition, you can manage things in lesser time.

 


Last Update Wednesday 7th March 2018

Aiming Civil Services Examination: How to prepare current affairs?

On Wednesday 7th March 2018  

The dynamic approach adopted by UPSC and the recent drift towards the currents has made the task more challenging for the candidates.

Looking at the questions being asked in Preliminary and in Main Examination, it is not easy to find the accurate source in guide-books or out-of-date notes.

So, you need to be careful and should use newspapers, authentic stuff from government websites and updated study material for preparing Current Affairs.

 


Last Update Thursday 8th March 2018

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2016 General Studies Paper 1: UPSC tilts focus towards current affairs

On Sunday 7th August 2016  

A new trend is visible and the question paper is dynamic in nature.

While facing Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2016 General Studies Paper 1, Current Affairs preparation and awareness pertaining to contemporary developments would have given natural clue and candidates would have found it easier to either eliminate wrong options or would have made educated guess at ease.


Last Update Sunday 7th August 2016

Current affairs resource for IAS Preparation: Newspapers, Internet & Magazines

On Tuesday 19th July 2016  

Now, UPSC has given Civil Services Examination a completely new look and it has been dynamically redefined.

To counter the challenges you need resource for covering Current Affairs and Contemporary developments.


Last Update Friday 2nd March 2018

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