Toppers Testimonials | Sahil Gupta | AIR 19 CSE 2016


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Prelims Strategy:

Go through the syllabus before starting any preparation. CONSISTENCY AND MOMENTUM is important

Preferred books:

Standard material.

Views about importance of Test series:

The more you practice the better it is.

What to focus on for Mains Prep?

General Studies-
• I had prepared notes of everything

Static portion from NCERTs
Dynamic from magzines –yojna and frontline and newspaper
• Newspaper seems tough at first but then eventually it will become an easy thing.

Ethics paper-
• Be familiar and clear with terms like ethics, morality, values.
• Case studies – needs analysis and thus practice. Test series are a great help in this.
• Use thinkers and philosophers for thoughts and quotes.

• Practice it a lot.
• Express it freely in crisp and simple language. Express yourself well.
• Write quotes for each kind of topic in a copy for yourself.
• Use good data in essay. Giving facts in essay is important.

Tips for students:

Be through with things because there is no time to recall in mains paper.

Points to be noted:

Make good and concise notes on everything.

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