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UPSC CSE 2021 Expert Tips and Last Minute Strategy

Abhik Das
Abhik DasUpdated On: October 05, 2021 | UPSC Civil Services

Check out the last minute preparation strategies and expert tips for the UPSC CSE 2021 candidates appearing for the preliminary exam on 10th October 2021. 

UPSC CSE 2021 Experts Tips & last Minute Strategy

With the UPSC Civil Service Examination (CSE) 2021 preliminary exam scheduled to be conducted on 10th October, it is probably the best time for the candidates to get some tips from the UPSC CSE exam experts as part of their last-minute strategy inventory. This is the last step before the UPSC CSE 2021 candidates face one of the biggest challenges of their lives. The dream of lakhs of candidates to become a part of the regulation and policy-making process of the country hinges on how well they are prepared for the entrance exam. In that pursuit, UPSC CSE expert tips and last-minute strategy can be the difference between them and their competitors. 

Let us then dive straight into what the experts have to suggest to the UPSC CSE 2021 preliminary aspirants to help them secure eligibility for the UPSC CSE 2021 mains examination. 

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UPSC CSE (Preliminary) 2021 Preparation Tips by Experts

  1. Stop preparing now and focus more on the revision part. No point studying with only a handful of days remaining for the exam. Instead, consolidate what you have studied till this point. By revising what you have learnt till now, you can cement your knowledge. Revision will help boost your confidence and is the only possible way to reduce test anxiety with a few more days to go for the exam

  2. Start solving more and more previous years’ UPSC CSE preliminary question papers which will help you evaluate your exam performance. By solving previous years’ UPSC CSE question papers, you will have a fair idea regarding your strengths and weaknesses. Through this process, you can still have the time to eliminate a few of your weaknesses. It will also give you a fair idea about how much time a question takes to be answered which will help you immensely on your exam day

  3. Taking mock tests is another way of identifying your weaker areas before appearing for the examination. By solving mock test papers, you will get a hold of the intimate details about the UPSC CSE exam which will boost your chances of securing the required qualifying marks. It is the best way of assessing yourself and you will have a tentative answer to your question regarding how well are you prepared to take on the most challenging exam in the country

  4. Formulate a realistic plan and follow the plan at any cost. By preparing a realistic plan, you will gain confidence by achieving your goals. Slowly and steadily, you can then bolster your exam targets and goals. If you refer to any previous years’ success stories of candidates, you will find they followed the same strategy. It is as simple as that - if your plans are ambitious from the very beginning and if you fail to make those plans work, then the motivation is bound to take a massive dip which is not very good with the exam around the corner. A realistic plan is the key to success as it guarantees you a stress-free final preparatory push

  5. Healthy food and a rested mind are the final tips that are essential for the candidates appearing in this year’s UPSC CSE (Prelims) exam. Nutritious food will help you keep your anxiety level at bay and a rested mind means you will be all charged up for every session of your preparation plan

In the end, these expert tips and last-minute preparation tips to crack the UPSC CSE (Prelims) 2021 exam are for those candidates who have seriously put in their efforts. These are not tricks for those who are trying to get through this stage with minimal effort and are promising themselves to pick their pace up for the UPSC CSE 2021 (Mains) exam. To all those who have invested the right amount of time until this point, we wish them all the very best. And to only them, our final tip - have belief in yourself and your preparations! 

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