1. 5 Top tips to crack
5 Top tips to crack
IAS – Mains
IAS – Mains
2. Every student appearing for IAS-Mains studies
rigorously but not all get through, not all pass.
The strategy that you adopt while studying is
the deciding factor of your name being in the
success list. IAS-Mains carry 2600 marks in
all. You need to plan carefully about each
Few other important tips to crack the mains
are as follows:
3. 1. Know the syllabus:
It is essential that you are aware about all that
is included in the syllabus. There is no need to
stress about the change in the syllabus.
Knowing the syllabus helps you decide which
topics are relevant and which are not. The
portion is huge so you cannot study it entirely;
selective study is a must.
4. 2. General Studies:
General Studies is one of the most important
segments in Civil Service Exams. You cannot sit
with a pile of magazines and newspapers and
mug it all up at once. Regular reading of
newspaper is your only savior. Keep jotting
down important pieces of news and revise it at
5. 3. Performance:
Your score completely depends on how you perform
in the exam. Everyone studies after the prelims up to
the mains; how you put all that you have studied, on
the paper, in those three hours decides your future.
Your handwriting and presentation is expected to be
neat. Writing the answers in point form rather than
in paragraphs is suggested as it provides easy
6. 5. Keep practicing:
The more you practice, the better you will perform.
Practice gives you confidence, which is very
important for such kind of an exam. Don’t get
influenced by what your other friends are doing.
You keep on practicing as much as you can. The
right approach is to keep working towards your goal
without pondering much about the outcome.
7. 6. Attitude counts:
Only if you have a positive attitude towards the entire
thing can you make it till the end. Someone with a
pessimistic approach can never clear the mains. A
tensed and negative mind loses the capability to think
and analyze properly. It is just an exam and you have
been appearing for exams since childhood. Believe in
yourself, if you are capable of reaching up till here you
certainly hold the ability to go higher. Remember, if
you think you can’t, you won’t!
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