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Civil Services (IAS) Prelim 2013:Important Tips for Exam Preparation

Dec 19, 2012 15:34 IST

Civil Services (IAS) Prelim exam 2013 will be conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) on 19 May 2013. The successful candidates in the exam will be eligible to appear for IAS Main exam 2013. It’s time now to start your exam preparation if you want to clear the prelim stage. Candidates who have already appeared once or twice in the prelim exam must be aware of the exam pattern but for the first-time candidates, the whole examination process could seem confusing and lengthy.

To get out of this dilemma, one needs to put the Civil services examination in the right context. This examination is not only a test of your knowledge. It goes beyond that. The whole examination process is structured in a way so that it could filter out only those candidates who can apply their knowledge and understanding to find the solution to the problems which India is facing now. The candidates have to understand the changing role of an IAS officer.

At first glance, preliminary stage of IAS exam appears objective type, which only examines your factual knowledge. However, the preliminary stage is a test of your subject-related concepts and ability to analyse things based on facts and figures. It demands your deep knowledge as well as your ability to grasp and retain the information for a long time.

Jagranjosh.com is providing you valuable tips which can prove handy while preparing for the Civil Services prelim exam 2013. The tips are as following:
• Do Regular Study.
• Study according to the pattern of examination.
• Always communicate with other candidates.
• Always prepare personal notes.
• Practice model/sample test papers.
• Read jagranjosh.com current affairs regularly.
• Try to do critical analysis while reading any topic.
• Go through the previous year question papers.
• Review your performance periodically.
• Assess your competitive level in comparison to other candidates.
• Don’t think about success and failure at this stage.

Jagranjosh.com current affairs section has been especially designed to suit the requirement of IAS aspirants. Go through it once and get the cutting edge over other candidates.


Click here for Model/Practice Set Question for IAS Prelim exam 2013

Click here for Previous years IAS question paper

Click here for Study Material for IAS Exam 2013

Click here for Tips and Strategies for IAS Exam 2013

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18 Comment

vivek ,

sir now I am in bsc h math iind yr.bt sir I wanna study for ias from rightnow.

virendra bibhar,

i want some knowledge how to prepare for ias i m in BSC2


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Nagaraj vaidya,

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Ajeet Kumar ,

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