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How To Crack IAS EXAM in One Year


 How to crack IAS EXAM in one year

Are u a UPSC aspirant and want to CRACK IAS EXAM IN ONE YEAR,but not sure how difficult it would be and weather one year is sufficient to crack IAS exam. Well, no matter how difficult UPSC level is, you can crack IAS exam inone yearif you focus on study with full concentration and set goals and try to achieve them with full devotion. This article will provide you all the insights about how to crack IAS exam in one year

IAS is the most reputed career one can opt and cracking the exam in first attempt is surely a remarkable achievement. It defines an individual’s ambitions and goals as there is no short cuts for the success. But working hard is not sufficient to achieve your aim, you need to focus on the right direction. An aspirant should be studying for 8-9 hours everyday, and his/her main focus should be on cracking the exam. . To proceed with the plan, the very first and foremost step involves self-evaluation, you should know your current position and where do you stand as this will help youto plan a particular and appropriate schedule.

about IASExaminations

The IAS exam can also be referred as the civil services exam that is conducted annually by thecentral recruiting agency, UPSC.. Its cadres serve in IPS, IFS (Foreign), IFS (Forest), IP & TAFS, IAAS, IRS, IDAS, CMSE, etc Preparing for UPSC examination is itself a full-time job as UPSC examinations considered to be among the toughest examinations but the right approach and strategy will help you in achieving your goals. IAS is an Indian bureaucracy and one of the three all India services. It is the most prestigious jobs in India.

  HIGHLIGHTS ABOUT THE UPSC EXAMINATIONS

  

EXAM

 

Civil Services Examinations

ORGANISING BODY

 

Union Public Service commission

NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS

 

 6 attempts

AGE ELIGIBILITY

 

Till 32 years

NUMBER OF VACANCIES

 

720 (approximately)

EXAM TYPE

 

Offline (pen and paper based)

QUALIFICATION CRITERIA

 

Graduate

NUMBER OF SERVICES

 

24

 

An individual should analyse the content of the IAS syllabus and plan the next year accordingly so that after completing the syllabus one should have the scope of revision as well.

Subjects whichcover the entire IAS preparation syllabus:

·         History.

·         Environmental Science.

·         Sociology.

·         Geography.

·         Political Science / Civics.

·         Economics.

·         Science and tech.

·         Governance

·         Current affairs


STRATEGY TO CRACK THE IAS EXAM IN ONE YEAR

 CHOOSING THE RIGHT OPTIONAL SUBJECT:

 

Opting for the suitable optional subject should be the individuals priority as if u go with the wrong subject it could be a regrettable decision later on. Theimportant aspects one should keep in mind while choosing an optional subject are

1.     Subject should be of your interest, and you should be able to bear with it for next one year.

2.    You should have relevant study material and good guidance for the subject

3.    the third thing that should be kept in consideration is that the subject should have adequate scoring potential.

 When we talk about best success rate, literature always tops the list but, before choosing it as an optional subject, one should have ample of interest as well as knowledge about the language.

The five most popular subjects among UPSC aspirants are Geography, Sociology,History, Public Administration, Philosophy.

  

PLANNING THE STUDIES AS PER THE SYLLABUS AND TIMELINE

The most important strategy towards the CSE preparation is planning your study as per the timeline of your exam. Since UPSC releases the CSE notification in Jan-Feb of every year, the aspirant must keep a track of the same

 

·    the first phase of the CSE is preliminary examwhich is an objective type. A student should plan for preliminary studies keeping the timeline in mind as it is generally conducted in June. This preparation must involve revising the NCERTs, standard books and current affairs of preceding one year.

 

·     Post the pre-exam, focus should be on mains for which three months’ time is given by UPSC. Mains preparation must involve covering each and every topic of the syllabus.

 

·   After the mains, the confident students must start preparation of interviews. This involves opinions on national and global affairs, analysis of DAF and revision of graduation subjects.

 ALWAYS MAKE NOTES

Notes help you to memories the topic in the better way as well as makes it easier for the future reference. Following are the tips that should be kept in mind while making notes:

 

·         Use A4 spiral sheet to make notes and differentiate them subject wise

·         Use highlighter for major points

·         Keep updating your notes

·         Make bullet points and flow charts for better understanding

·         Be selective while writing the notes as your aim is not to write another book

 

 STAY UPDATED WITH DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS

 

Reading newspaper and watching authentic news is indispensable in CSE preparation. Reading and staying up to date with the current news is not sufficient, analysing the news is essential. The tribune and the Hindu are the most popular newspapers among the UPSC aspirants.

  

PRACTICE THE FORMER YEAR QUESTION BANK AND            MOCK TESTS

Former year question paper and mock tests helps you inself-evaluation. Sufficient sectional and full-length mock tests should be practised regularly to perfect your score in exam. Mock tests should be practiced in exam environment to have first-hand experience of the pressure during the exam.

These tests teaches the candidate how to manage the time efficiently and act as a benchmark to check the candidates preparation.

 For previous year papers visit our site https://www.upscexam.org/



HARD WORK AND CONSISTENCY


 Along with the hard work you need to be consistent in your efforts. You need to spend 8 to 9 hours daily studying. Keep yourself motivated to achieve your target.

 Conclusion

 An IAS aspirant can crack the UPSC examination in one year of time but it needs consistent efforts, Time management, and a good strategy. Few things that one should consider during preparation of CSE is timely revision of the syllabus, keeping the notes handy, proper sleep, staying updates with daily current affairs and taking regular mock tests. This is a hectic process but it rewards you well by transforming you into a capable and efficient civil servant

Visit our site  https://www.upscexam.org/ for latest updates on UPSE notifications.

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