There is no age, stature or economic condition to dream. Everyone who is reading this article has seen a dream. A dream to crack the toughest exam of the World and to be a part of ‘The Civil Services’ of India. First of all, a big congratulations to you for having the guts and courage to pursue such a goal.
Since you have landed on to this page, we assume that you are a working professional who are looking for a strategy to crack this coveted exam. Before we discuss the approach of the exam, it is important for you to ask a basic question from yourself that what exactly is your expectation from this exam? Do you consider this to be very easy? Or do you think that there is a short cut mantra which can be handed over to you?
Just imagine, had there been a short cut to success than everyone who is appearing for the exam would have taken that route and qualified the exam.
It is a fact that the exam does not differentiate between a working professional or a candidate who is dedicatedly preparing for it. The only thing which matters is, how prepared you are on the day of exam.
Since you are working, you are not left with a lot of time in hand to be invested in studies. So, a basic question is, what kind of strategy should be followed?
Well, in order to form a strategy, we need to get the basics right. Broadly there are –