Thursday, April 17, 2014

How to Prepare for UPSC

UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission which conducts exams for recruiting people to the Civil Services of the Government of India. It is a three level examination consisting of a preliminary exam, a main exam and an interview. Recruitment is done for various different posts such as IAS, IFS, IPS, and IRS etc.

 

 

Top 10 Preparation Tips for UPSC



Tip #1
For coming out successful in the UPSC exam one needs to be well motivated and confident about his/her own abilities because only if one believes in them can they put in 100% efforts.

Tip #2
To begin with the preparation the candidates should regularly follow one national newspaper and magazines to keep them updated of the latest happenings in and around the world.

Tip #3
Also the candidates should be well aware of the pattern of the UPSC which is a three stage examination and direct their efforts accordingly.

Tip #4
The syllabus should be studied well and one by one the topics should be taken up and should be prepared in great detail.

Tip #5
It is advisable to choose subjects which you are studying or you have already studied. This will help you do well since you already know about the subject. Only a little more effort and revision will be needed.

Tip #6
The candidates should be dedicated enough because it may require more than 1 attempt to crack the UPSC exam.

Tip #7
Also, a good teacher who can guide you well can prove to be a great advantage because the teacher can plan your schedule so that your efforts are not wasted.

Tip #8
It is advisable for the candidates to have discussions with fellow candidates on various topics from the syllabus. These discussions help you retain more.

Tip #9
Though you are putting in your 100% you should also learn the technique of Time Management. All the questions need to be done in a given amount of time.

Tip #10
The candidates may take coaching classes if necessary but only after a good research should they choose a coaching centre.