Preparation Tips for Clearing IAS Exam
The UPSC IAS Exam is knocking the doorsteps for many job seekers in India. We all know that UPSC IAS exam is called the mother of all exams. Candidates will full hope and energy will try to clear the IAS Exam. But it requires a lot of preparation. If the preparation is not good and focused with right strategies, the attempt you try may turn futile resulting in the loss of your previous attempts.
Candidates who are trying for IAS exam should never let this happen while studying for IAS Preparation. Today we share some important tips and techniques that will help the students those who are preparing for IAS Exam. The UPSC exam needs more mental and physical strength. You must make sure that your preparation should be focused and dedicated.
Successful tips to crack the IAS Mains exam
Be Aware of Mains Syllabus
First, know all the important topics mentioned in the UPSC Mains syllabus. By knowing the Syllabus topics, you can differentiate the important topics to be covered for Mains exam preparation. Make a habit of having Mains syllabus on your study table. Also, refer TNPSC Study Material to prepare for the exams.
Stay updated with Current affairs
UPSC gives importance to current issues and events which may be prelims, Mains or Interview. Be updated on all the current issues happening around the world. In Mains exam, GS Paper 2 and 3 questions asked are based on current affairs. The current affairs updates will be helpful for UPSC Candidates to write Mains optional subjects.
Know Latest UPSC trends
You should be aware of UPSC Mains question trends. Refer all the last 3 to 4 years mains question paper. Make use to update your mind with the trend and type of questions asked by UPSC, you can prepare accordingly.
Have selective books and materials
Minimum books, Maximum benefits. You don’t need to read the same subject from different resources. Instead, read the subject topic from one reliable source as many times as possible.
Solve Mock Test Papers
Solving previous years’ question papers. There are many sources on the internet where you can find the mock tests. Take those mock tests and improve your accuracy. Mock tests provide the opportunity to get the hang of time management and have a clear idea of the paper.
Have a Daily Study Plan
Schedule your daily plan and stick to those plans. It is not necessary you should read 9 to 10 hours on regular basis. But try to have a study plan and work accordingly, it will guide your exam preparation. Success never comes easy, one has to work hard to taste it.
Revise before the examination
Map out your studies in a way so that adequate time is left for revision. It is equally important that no topic should be skipped while revising. Revise everything.
Note that confidence is the key to success in any examination so be high on confidence and do not panic during the examination