Crack UPSC Prelims Exam in First Attempt: The preliminary examination is to exclude non-serious aspirants and provide a chance for the serious aspirants to compete in the main examinations. Most of the candidates think that preliminary examination is a hard nut to crack and they believe that it is the GS paper which does their attempts miserable. It is an incorrect perception. The fact is that the GS paper is easy to score when it is prepared intelligently.
Every time coaching institutes lose to provide aspirants with proper direction concerning GS (Preliminary). Very few questions are asked from their material.
Crack UPSC Prelims Exam in First Attempt !!
UPSC wants applicants filled with facts about current and past events linked to India and the world. It is fully evident from the past ten years question papers. Questions about history, geography, polity, are no more important from the viewpoint of their historical perspective but with the present.
If aspirants are determined to devote 6-10 hours every-day for seven months before the preliminary exam one must be able to clear prelims.
Indian polity and governance
Economic and social development
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision making and problem-solving
English language comprehension
Here is a strategy for cracking GS based on previous years question paper pattern. If you are able to follow this we ensure you can obtain more than 80 with ease.
Every year nearly 10 lakhs of candidates apply for the UPSC CSE examination. While only 50% of candidates appear for the preliminary examinations, approx. 9,000+ candidates qualified for the mains and of them, 1500+ are selected for the personality test. Finally, few are selected for various services as mentioned in the UPSC CSE notification. This confirms that more than 50% of applicants do not attempt prelims! Of those who attempt 30-40 percent are not very serious with their preparation. Another few involve fresh candidates and rests are repeaters. It means that the competition is very small and those who strive hard are eventually rewarded.