The Union Public Service Commission has made very recent and effective changes in the pattern of the public examinations conducted by them. It has been a beneficial change for the students all aspiring for “A” grade Government service that includes IAS, IPS, IFS, and IRS examinations.
Candidates appearing for UPSC exams need to be citizens of India and have to be within the age limit of 21- 32. Three to five years relaxation is given for OBC and SC/ST candidates.
Getting through the UPSC examinations is not an easy task. You need heavy preparations to appear and succeed in it. The IAS examination serves as a common ability judging examinations for other administrative services like IFS, IPS. More than often, several attempts are needed to pass this extremely competitive examination that thousands appear every year.
Technology has evolved and so has opportunities. Nowadays, you can avail online tuitions for UPSC examinations. Make use of the online sites and information along with offline studies to qualify in your examination fruitfully.
Discussed below are top 10 tips to clear IAS examinations.
1.Get access to internet:
Get a laptop or a tablet to access the internet whenever. You can also visit cyber cafes to browse. However investing in a laptop or a tablet and a high speed internet plan is better and wise.
2. Buy books online:
You can research and find out from the internet the names of books that are preferred by IAS topper. There are various e-commerce sites that have huge stocks of books for IAS aspirants, you can order online and get them delivered at your doorstep. These sites offer discounts to their customers so you will get them cheaper than at stores.
3. Study via apps:
To get the access of studying on the go find android apps that offer study material for IAS candidates. At present there are a few good apps that can provide you mobile online study options.
4.Get enrolled for online IAS classrooms:
Do some research and get enrolled in an online IAS tutorial. You will get immense help from a good and reputed online tutorial company. Live chat rooms and mock tests will help you to know about various aspects of IAS examinations, views and get important information.
5.Go through the Government websites:
Be active in searching the various Government websites for reports and data about the UPSC examinations. They are often updated and you will get the latest inclusions and information than what you can get in books. You will also get authentic information about government schemes and policies, economic data etc.
6.Use the social media:
Go to the important pages and account of the leading media on Facebook, Twitter and the likes. This will get you information of the current affairs and general knowledge while keeping you updated with the latest development of the UPSC examinations.
Whenever you study or go to an important seminar or lecture related to UPSC examinations, use a voice recorder on your mobile phone or any other voice recording gadget. This certainly helps when you are studying.
If you are good and fast in typing, write blogs on UPSC subjects and share them over internet. You will get comments and views from those interested in it. A healthy discussion can give you a great insight and information that certainly helps.
9.Use Google Maps:
This is a useful tool for studying geography while preparing for the UPSC examinations. It allows to access to the different maps of the world and detailed specifications too.
All work and no play makes anybody dull. Play online strategic games. They will not only help you to refresh your mind but will also make you think differently. They is a huge array of games online. Choose one that relaxes you and yet works out your brain efficiently.