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How to Solve Prelims test series?

by youth ias youthdestination

The Prelims exam for UPSC 2021 has been postponed, and now it will be scheduled for 10 October 2021. Students have proper time to focus on revision and enhance their preparation level. Aspirants can revise study material and practice for more prelims test series. 


Competition is very high for the IAS exam. Focus on two main areas for the Prelims exam: how to solve the prelims test series and what to prepare for the prelims test series? Start from basic study material like NCERTs books for civil service preparation and then gradually go for standard books.


This will help you to prepare in the most conventional and stress-free mode. Concentrate on the following tips decently while solving the UPSC PRELIMS TEST SERIES.


-Practice quantitative aptitude for CSAT paper. Some students take it lightly as it is a qualifying paper, but it also requires proper strategy and preparation.

-Learn shortcut methods to solve aptitude questions.

-Read daily news analysis and coverage of current affairs for the IAS exam. 

-Keep yourself updated on current events.

-Read in detail about the Economic Survey of India, Union budget, Current affairs notes, classroom notes, monthly compilation and quality UPSC STUDY MATERIAL

-Current affairs have been more important in the IAS exam for the last few years.

-Solve daily and weekly current affairs quizzes to improve your preparation level.


How to solve prelims test series

Prelims exam has been more dynamic since 2016 as the changes have been done in the UPSC exam's pattern. No aspirants can solve all the questions with a hundred per cent accuracy and certainty. 


There are two methods to solve the prelims test series that will help you to solve the actual paper of the civil service exam. Never take calculated risks and be well prepared. These tips will help you to solve the prelims test series more efficiently.


-Understand your subject properly. 

-Revise your notes, again and again; it will help you to answer the question with more accuracy

-Solve the question in order

-mark the questions first for which you are 100% sure, right.

-Make a circle for the questions you are not a hundred per cent sure about the right answer.

-Leave the question if you don't know the answer to them

-Countdown the number of questions you have ticked

If you have solved enough questions to secure marks beyond the cut-off, don't take the risk of answering all the questions.

If you think that you have not solved enough questions to reach near the cutoff, then solve more questions. Here you can take a calculated risk.

Go to the questions you have circled, read the questions again carefully, and mark the answer of which you are more confident than other options. It will help you score above the cutoff but don't solve the remaining question as it can lead to negative marking. 

-Analyse your strong and weak points so that you can make more efforts

-Be confident and positive while preparing for the prelims test series. It will ensure your success in the actual IAS exam.

-You can read Youth Destination comprehensive news analysis to cover current affairs

How to choose the best IAS prelims test series

-Prelims test series are designed on the same exam pattern as that of the civil service exam. 

-Test series consists of several online /offline mock tests. There is a lot of prelims test series available offline and online.

-Check the probability of the questions in the test series which are asked in the IAS exam. 

-The questions asked in the IAS exam are quite different and harder than other competitive exams.

-Focus on General Studies, Current Affairs and Reasoning.

-Some coaching institutes provide very simple and easy questions in test series so that students can attract. They can feel happy to score well in the prelims test series, but it will not help them in the actual Civil Service exam. 


On the other hand, some institutes provide very tough questions in test series. This can demotivate the candidates and create unnecessary fear in their minds. Youth Destination provides the best prelims test series prepared by experienced faculty. The prelims test series consists of questions that are asked in the UPSC examination.


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