Sunday, October 14, 2012

How to Preapre for CSAT 2013 Preliminary Exams

Its the questions boggling into the minds of thousands of UPSC IAS aspirants.

How should i start with UPSC preliminary Exams?
When should i start preparing?
Should i join the coaching Institute?
How many hours should i dedicate?
What books should i start with?

Well, you can start preparing for UPSC IAS exams as earlier you can. Earlier the merrier. To start with, you should carefully go through the syllabus of UPSC exams. This will give you a clear picture about what you need to study and what according to you are your strengths and weaknesses. Hence you will find out the area to focus and a direction you need work ahead.

Every student has different way of studying, so you follow your way rather imitating others.Your success in exams is directly proportional to the amount of smart + hard work you put into your preparation. Hard? Yes everybody works hard. Smart? Yes, you should be knowing what to study and what to skip.

Coaching Institutes?? BIG NO NO. There is no need wasting your time on coaching institutes when you can study well on your own. However there is a need of paper solving and assessment at some point before exams, but we will let you know the sources you can follow. However if a student thinks that he/she is completely noobish with the type of syllabus CAST, then its their choice to join a coaching institute.

Books? Which book should i start with?  Just check out our previous post of most important books for preparing CSAT 2013. Must Have Books for UPSC IAS Preliminary Exam 2013.

Its a complete book covering all the nuances of CSAT Genereal Studies Paper.

How many hours do you need to study? If you are a working professional you will be often short of time. Try utilizing your break time and free time in office reading newpapers or using internet online. 1 to 4 hours study on weekdays and 6 to 8 hours a day on weekends will suffice. If you are a aspirant who is not working and want to devote all your time  on UPSC IAS studies, then carefully design and formulate your schedule and start preparing. 6 to 10 hours a day is what you should aim for.

UPSC IAS exams require a lot of  hardwork and devotion. A continuous  dedicated preparation will surely fetch you desired results. Meantime, feel free to Join our Facebook Page UPSC IAS Exams Preparation Strategy  for Latest updates and preparation tips for IAS exams preparation.

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