Role of NGO, Pressure Grp. 9 months short essay on delhi State Civil Services of Uttar Pradesh.
Tell us something about yourself, your family, when and why did you enter in this field of competitive exams? I belong to a small town Lalganj in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. My father is the branch manager, RRB and mother is a housewife. I studied till intermediate in Lalganj only and completed my garduation from IIT Delhi. In my society, civil services are the most respectable job and that holds true for almost all the eastern UP. So, my teachers, realtives always encouraged me to give it a try.
With the support of parents and my siblings, I entered this field. In recent times, there is spur in electronic material- blogs, sites, pdfs, RSS-feeds. Many aspirants feel bogged down by this information overload. If possible, narrate a typical day in your studylife. Plethora of e-material may be suitable for candidates doing full time prepration,however for already employed candidates, sticking to maximum one is good. However,I was exempted because I had facility of notes of my siblings.
One good newspaper is must such as The Indian Express, The Telegraph or The Hindu. Important thing is to stick to the basics and not run for all the materials available in the market. Keep it as simple as possible. People know what books and syllabus points are to be prepared.
But most of them lack consistency in their preparation. So, how do you keep study momentum going on? How do you fight against the mood swings and distractions? Planning is necessary for the preparation particularly after Prelims and before Mains. Stick to your plan and make short targets.