The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is all set to conduct the Civil Services Prelims 2021 examination tomorrow, i.e. October 10, 2021. Now, with less than one day left for the examination, aspirants are going through their final stage of revision for the upcoming examination. An important part of the preparation for UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2021 is an effective preparation strategy. But, at this moment, it is important to have a smart revision strategy. Hence, here are some last-minute tips that aspirants can take note of for better revision.
#1. Focus more on the static portion of the syllabus. Go through the notes that one has prepared during preparation. Since the static syllabus is the only predictable portion for the UPSC 2021 CSE Prelims exams, it is helpful if one revises this portion diligently.
#2. If one is confused about which subject to revise first, then experts recommend taking up Polity. This paper comprises of a maximum 24 questions and a minimum of 10 questions every year. Revise the articles, facts, numbers, etc. from whatever notes one has.
#3. Over the last five years, the weightage of Science and Technology has been increasing. So, revise the current affairs from this portion. Refer to the online notes that are available but do not go through the entire NCERTs at this moment.
#4. Candidates who are not confident about the CSAT paper can solve the last two years’ CSAT papers. The reason why only two papers will be sufficient is that the question paper trends have been the same since 2018.
#5. Revise the governmental schemes of the past 18 months. These schemes have a lot of data and revising them will be helpful to keep the small details in mind.
#6. Mock tests are important even at this time. However, it is important to focus on understanding and solving the questions rather than thinking about the results. These mock tests will also help students to get an insight into their strong and weak areas.
#7. Skim through your Current Affairs note of the last 6 months.
#8. Work on time management because candidates must attempt as many questions as they can within 02 hours. Hence, it becomes essential to stay calm and composed on the examination day and even before that.
#9. Cover the questions from both the world and Indian maps. Try be go through the national parks, tiger reserves, biosphere reserves, etc. from the Indian maps. Do not overlook the rivers and their tributaries.
#10. Revise Medieval History from the NCERT books. Although it is not advisable to go through the entire book line by line, one should definitely go through the keywords.