While you are exploring about appropriate time period required for effective preparation, the first thing and an important thing to remember is that to succeed and even to survive this long selection process, in addition to talent, you need strong resolve and commitment.
It varies from person to person and depends upon a few factors your educational background, environment and your capabilities which determine how much time you need to prepare well for this examination.
The Civil Services Examination has a class that calls for a smart preparation strategy for making efforts meaningful.
For a beginner, it is tough to find the effective way that ensures success and it is even tougher for a consistent campaigner who has attempted earlier as spotting the shortcomings in preparation is quite challenging.
In such state of affairs if you have someone to guide you, it is going to take off lots of your burden.
So, you are interested in career in ‘Civil Services’ and are appearing in Civil Services Examination this year or planning to take a plunge in coming years.
No doubt, the Goal you have set for yourself is real and each year hundreds of capable candidates accomplish the goal.
For each candidate the ultimate aim is a positive result and for that confidence and commitment plays a vital role.
For each candidate, beginning is always enthusiastic and you im...
UPSC has released a set of six (6) questions on August 10, 2013 for Main Examination Paper V.
It was expected that UPSC would act on this front as the Paper V (General Studies - Paper IV) ETHICS, INTEGRITY AND APTITUDE has just been added in the new format for Main Examination and there was a complete void as candidates were confused how the questions would look like after looking at the syllabus for this Paper.
These sample questions have come at a very appropriate time a...
As per the calendar for examinations scheduled to be held in year 2014 released by UPSC, the notification for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2014 would be released on May 17, 2014 and the last date for receipt of application is going to be June 16, 2014.
The Preliminary Examination 2014 would be held on August 24, 2014.
It shows a major shift as in recent years, the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination was staged in month of May; only exception being CSE 2011...
A series of changes have taken place in recent times and a lot of actions have kept the Civil Services Examination in focus.
In a major move towards transparency, UPSC has released the answer keys for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2012 held on May 20, 2012.
The answer keys for both Paper I that had 100 questions and Paper II which contained 80 questions have been made public.
The answer keys are having answers for all test booklets series A, B, C a...
Based on the results of the written part of Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2012 held by the Union Public Service Commission in October, 2012 and the interviews for Personality Test held in March-April, 2013, following is the list, in order of merit, of candidates who have...
If you are appearing in Civil Services Examination this year or planning to take a plunge in coming years, for each candidate the ultimate aim is a positive result and for that confidence and commitment plays a vital role.
For each candidate, beginning is always enthusiastic and you imagine that your preparation level is going to be reasonably good; but, as preparation advance, some doubts, confusions surround your mind.
Moreover, the gruelling exam-plan poses bi...
New format for Main Examination will come to life with Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013 that would commence from 1st December 2013.
The duration of the examination is 5 days.
The candidates aspiring for Civil Services Examination 2013 gets little comfort with the news as candidates will get a little over 6 months after the Preliminary Examination that is scheduled for May 26 to prepare for Main examination 2013.
Do you feel time-c...
With this Corrigendum Notice, the scheme for Civil Services (Main ) Examination 2013 is crystal clear.
As awaited, controversial ‘English Comprehension and English Précis’ paper (100 marks) has been removed and the two qualifying papers of 300 marks each in any Modern Indian Language and English have been restored.
Other conditions relating to choosing Literature of Languages as optional subject and for o...