UPSC Civil Services is one of the most sought-after career option by the youth in our country. It is because of the prestige attached to the services, self-development and job fulfilment that one derives, that most of the people choose to take up the UPSC Civil Services Exam and become IAS officer. The Civil Service Examination is conducted in three stages. The first stage is the prelims examination, followed by Civil Services Mains Exam and the last one being the Personality Test. Those candidates who remain successful in clearing all the three levels of examination are allotted the services of their choice, taking into consideration, their ranking in the final merit list prepared by the UPSC.
Though it is of the popular belief that clearing the Civil Services examination in one attempt is impossible, a well-defined preparation strategy, time management and consistency can sail you through this examination without much difficulty. Despite the vastness of the UPSC Civil Services Examination syllabus, one can cover the entire syllabus in a year’s time with proper guidance. However, a strong sense of commitment, determination and a proper strategy are required to crack this exam. This article presents a few tips for managing time during the IAS Exam preparation as it is one of the most crucial aspects to be taken care of during preparation: