How to Crack UPSC Civils 2020 without Coaching: Coaching for Civils Preparation is very essential. Since we can learn a lot from the co-aspirants and the well-experienced staff of the institute. They will share their practical experience to handle the Civil Services Exam which helps a lot than book knowledge. But many people write the civils exam without taking coaching due to the busy schedule.
This article is very helpful to the people who are preparing for Civils at their home.
Civil Services Exam is the challenging exam for every aspirant. A proper preparation, planning and sophisticated execution will make you score more. Many people who are preparing at home fail to prepare a proper schedule for preparation.
When to Start UPSC Civils Preparation?
Civils Exam is the toughest exam in the country, at least 1 to 1.5 years of preparation is essential to clear the exam. Few aspirants may crack the exam with 6-8 months of preparation but not in the case of majority.
While pursuing graduation try to take the optional subjects that are helpful in Civils Preparation. The best time to start preparing for Civils is in the month of June or July. A proper perception of the syllabus will help you invest less time in preparation.
If you are aiming to crack the Civils Exam conducted in next year, you have to start the preparation from now. So you have at least 12-15 months
UPSC Civils Exam Preparation Plan:
|Subjects||No. Of Days/Months|
|Optional Subjects||3 Months|
|General Studies||4 Months|
|Prelims Preparation||4 Months|
|Revisions, Mock Tests||4 Months|
Don’t neglect to have a look at current affairs along with the preparation. The last 4 months of preparation is very crucial. Most of the people neglect the preliminary exam but you must know that prelims is the toughest exam than any other. After clearing the preliminary exam the confidence levels of the aspirants go high and one can easily prepare for the rest of the exams with confidence.
Preliminary Exam contains two papers
- Paper-I: Paper-I (General Studies-I) is conducted for 200 Marks
- Paper-II: Paper-II (General Studies-II) is conducted for 200 Marks
The time duration for both the exams is 2 hrs and both the papers are objective type. You can check Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Civils 2020.
Text Books for Civils:
Textbooks selection plays a vital role in Civils Exam Preparation, don’t opt for a bunch of textbooks available in the market. Go for NCERT Books which helps you a lot for Civils Preparation.