To join the FC or focus on rank improvement?
Next Sunday at this time, we will be done with the GS and CSAT Paper. Our Prelims preparation and exam cycle will come to an end. And at about 4PM, the outcome of almost a year of hard work will be sealed. This sounds frightening at first. I even had goosebumps typing this out. But… Continue reading Acing the Prelims 2021 – 19 Suggestions for the nervous times!
Dear Friends, In my career as a Mentor, sometime in 2016, my colleague told me that about a girl who insisted on a one-on-one session with me. “But we do not have a place to sit in Rajinder Nagar”, I said. “She has been insisting. See if you can help.” Help I did. I remember… Continue reading Strategic Mistakes and Handling Tricky Questions + Registrations
by Neyawn Last week, I e-met Dheeraj. “Sir, he said, I am having a major problem.” “And what is that Dheeraj?” I asked. “Problem is I have my Civils Interview in August, and I have also gotten call for IFoS Interview, though dates are not out for that yet.” “They are good problems to… Continue reading The Psychology of the Personality Test + 16 Suggestions for IAS Interview Candidates
What we are going through right now, is something similar to the unknown vacuum between adolescence and adulthood. You are no more a child, and yet you are not grown up either. Its like a steep rock climbing, when you have climbed half the height. You have come too far to go down, and yet… Continue reading IAS Preparation in the times of Pandemic – Going Ahead
So a lot of you have been asking as to what it takes to score high marks in the Personality Test. This is for those of you who are curious to know what qualities do people who score 200+ marks possess which others do not, that makes all the difference in the score. Please note… Continue reading [Watch] What it takes to score 206 marks in the Personality Test
A few hours ago, the Union Public Service Commission declared the Civil Services Mains 2020 results. The finality of the PDF – and I can say that from my vicarious experiences if not personal experiences – take some time to sink in. Especially if we have not been able to make it to the list.… Continue reading Getting the Best out of Mains 2020 Results – and handling failure
The One you have been waiting for!
We have reached the part of our Mains preparation where we just want to write the exam any moment now. The last week before the Mains is particularly jittery – if you are writing your first Mains. And if it is your third Mains or more, and you have set in “this too shall pass”… Continue reading Mains 2020 – Answer Writing + Suggestions for The Last Week
The Prelims results have been declared about a week ago – much earlier than usual. Some of us are gearing up for Mains 2020, while a lot of us do not know where to begin with now. But this time is not to mourn. The time for pity-party is over. Its time to rise. Like… Continue reading Prelims 2020 is passe, gear up for CSE 2021 ( in 13 Suggestions)