Gain a thorough understanding of the UPSC exam pattern, syllabus, and marking scheme.
Begin preparation early to have sufficient time for comprehensive coverage of the vast syllabus.
Create a study schedule and allocate time wisely for each subject and revision.
Use reliable and updated study materials, including NCERT books and standard reference materials.
Stay updated with current affairs through newspapers, magazines, and online sources.
Regularly practice answer writing to improve writing skills and manage time effectively.
Solve mock tests and previous years' question papers to familiarize yourself with the exam pattern.
Devise a revision strategy to revise all subjects systematically, emphasizing important topics.
Analyze previous exam papers and identify trends, important areas, and frequently asked topics.
Maintain a positive mindset, stay motivated, and take care of your physical and mental well-being throughout the preparation journey.