Are you are a beginner for UPSC CSE Preparation! You just landed on the right website. You might have heard about this exam earlier like ‘It’s a very difficult exam’, ’chances of selection are too less’, ‘this exam will eat up all your youth years’, ‘your whole life will get changed after clearing this exam’, ‘it requires 18 hours of study a day’ blah blah…. No worries. UPSC Panda will direct you to the path of success.
For beginners, few essential things to do are
1. News Paper
Reading the newspaper is a must do thing on a daily basis. The Hindu, Indian Express, Economic Times, Live mint, etc. is the good newspapers to refer.
Believe me, it’s really not a kid thing. One has to be thorough with NCERTs in order to clear UPSC. Read, understand and revise as much as you can.
3. Standard Books
Students generally get lost in the sea of books. DO NOT try to have all the books of market. You just need to reread few standard books. Remember, revision is the key. We have provided standard books on our website.
4. Notes Making
It is generally observed that students get nervous before few days of exam because they are not able to revise everything in this short span of time. The solution to this problem is having short and crisp notes of each subject. Try to incorporate current affairs in your notes. Two benefits of this exercise are one, answer writing capability will improve. Second, revision will take lesser time.
You have to be consistent in your efforts. Sometimes you might feel de-motivated, you may not want to study anymore, but it is the time when you have to remind yourself the goal with which you decided to take this exam. This preparation requires consistency in your hard work.
6. Small Daily Targets
Bigger targets are scary and their incompleteness gives negativity in the mind. Try to make achievable daily targets. The accomplishment of daily targets will boost your confidence.
7. Regular Tests
Regular practice test for Prelims and Mains are essential. For this you can test your skills daily on UPSC Panda. Initiatives like ‘Daily MCQs Current Affairs’, ’Daily Mains Questions’.
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