Success in Civil Services Examination is a result of proper preparation and making use of knowledge accumulated over years. The result doesn’t bring pleasant news for everyone and at every stage of exam limited number of candidates reaches next level and finally only a few hundred candidates find place in the merit-list.
A candidate when starts preparing for Civil services Examination should be aware of the standard of the examination, level of preparedness required and tough competition he is going to face. Those are really fortunate select few who are able to achieve in the very first attempt.
In the previous attempt, if your luck didn’t favour you at any stage of the examination, it must have been frustrating and upsetting. But, a good candidate knows it well how demanding Civil Services Examination is and with full dedication starts afresh taking advantage of the experience gathered with a hope to achieve success this time.
The insights about the exam and by recognizing the shortcomings/weaknesses in preparation help you in formulating fresh strategies for effective preparation and improving performance in the examination. As a lot of subjectivity is involved in selection process, nothing can be said safe but self-awareness makes you understand what level you have reached and how much more effort is need to put you in comfort zone.
The best thing is that the pressure, the spirited atmosphere, positive attitude and commitment makes one excel in the Civil Services Examination.