Strategy Document Answer Writing Skills

MAINS IS ANSWER WRITING, ANSWER WRITING IS MAINS • By Vinay Kumar, Content Director crackIAS.com This is perhaps the most important quote which no serious student can deny. Mains is not about reading endless no. of books, making notes out of them, and then revising them time and again. Mains is about having optimal subject knowledge (not too less but never too much) of a topic and then utilizing that knowledge to convert a question into a right answer. In another article, I discussed and demonstrated logically how having just…

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Strategy Document Right Strategy

RIGHT STRATEGY IS THE CORE OF CIVIL SERVICES PREPARATION • By Neeraj Kansal, Director CrackIAS.com Success in civil services examination depends on a right mix of good strategy, optimal hard work, and a little luck. IAS preparation is just like moving a boat in a large ocean. This ocean is filled with huge number of coaching institutes, unverified online contents, endless photocopies, and the social apps like Telegram, WhatsApp & Facebook etc. Unless you know your coordinates, you will be lost forever. Here I am going to discuss about certain…

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Strategy Document Notes Making

HOW TO MAKE EFFECTIVE NOTES • By Neeraj Kansal, Director crackIAS.com Notes making is an essential component of the civil services examination. However, making right kind of notes is an art. If you know this art, you will know how lengthy & of what content, you should make notes. Over the period of almost 25 years as a student earlier and then as a teacher, I have learnt the way of making effective notes, which I thought I must share with you. There are 2 aspects involved in making notes…

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Strategy Document Current Affairs

HOW TO PREPARE CURRENT AFFAIRS • By Vivek Rao, Assistant Content Director CrackIAS.com Over the years, current affairs are increasingly playing a prominent role in selections in civil services. You have unlimited no. of sources to prepare current affairs including newspapers, magazines, news apps, and then telegram channels, websites, and endless PDFs coming to your inbox every day. The penetration of so many sources has created a lot of confusion and has increased your workload manifold especially affecting your time management on a day-to-day basis. This, therefore, needs a proper…

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Strategy Document Too Many Books

TOO MANY COOKS SPOIL A DISH, TOO MANY BOOKS SPOIL A DREAM! • By Indu Gupta, Director CrackIAS.com If there is one thing that can be said for civil services exam, it is the perception of reading a large no. of books to be successful. When you had first planned to start preparation for civils, many questions like, ‘you will have to do a lot of hard work, will you?’ or ‘you will need to study a lot of books, will you?’ would had been asked from you. These questions,…

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Strategy Document Time management

TIME MANAGEMENT IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS IN CIVIL SERVICES • By Indu Gupta, Director crackIAS.com What is time management? In my opinion, time management is the best utilization of time ‘whatever available’ with a person, to accomplish one’s goals. It is NOT about how many hours or days are needed to crack this exam. It is about whatever time you have with you; how best can you use it to crack civil services exam. Lakhs of people spend many years in the preparation of IAS exam. Yet, they are…

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Join CRACKIAS Telegram Channel ( http://t.me/crkIAS ) For : Daily Current Affairs PDF Topic-wise Daily News : Daily Current Affairs New & Old NCERT Daily Quiz Updates Previous 40 Year Questions (Topic-wise) Attempt Daily 5-6 Questions on Telegram Poll. Topic-wise Analysis of UPSC Exam : IAS Exam : Civil Services Exam Preparation Strategy Videos Watch Topic-wise Expert Videos Discussions (Rajya Sabha Videos) Subject-wise Monthly News Good Lines from Newspapers & Articles : Improve Your Answer Writing pdf, images, videos etc. Join Now CrackIAS Telegram Channel +21-1

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LACK OF DIRECTION IN CIVIL SERVICES PREPARATION TAKES YOU NOWHERE

By Neeraj Kansal, Director CrackIAS.com As per an online survey conducted among over 20000 civil services aspirants, more than 40% opine that they are directionless about their preparation strategies.  Participate in the survey here An ever mushrooming number of coaching institutes, huge availability of unverified content online, endless photocopies, and the penetration of social media apps like Telegram, WhatsApp & Facebook etc. have confused the students about what to read and what to leave. Here I am going to discuss about certain practical tips which may be helpful for an…

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