#CareerBytes: How to crack State PSC exams in first attempt?
Getting a government job is a dream for many; however, it is getting increasingly challenging in today's competitive environment.
State Public Service Commission (PSC) exams, conducted to recruit candidates for various administrative positions in different states, aren't easy to crack. But with the right preparation, one can clear them in the first attempt.
Here are some tips to crack State PSCs in first attempt.
Know the exam syllabus, collect good study material
Aspirants must know the latest syllabus and pattern of PSC exams they are appearing for.
Though the syllabus for PSC exams might slightly differ from state to state, the subjects are generally the same, comprising basic, simple mathematics, English, regional languages, history, general knowledge, and current affairs among others.
Candidates must collect good exam preparatory material and 1-2 books per subject to prepare well.
Candidates must start preparation early; create a proper plan
To crack the exam in first attempt, candidates must start their preparation early and also have proper planning to cover the entire syllabus. They must prepare a solid plan and adhere to it.
They must study material intensively and keep a note of all important points for quick reference and revision.
Candidates should allot time for reading newspapers for current affairs and general books.
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#3: It's necessary to solve previous papers, take mock tests
Candidates should also solve previous question papers and take mock tests which will be useful in assessing the paper pattern, difficulty level, and questioning trends. They should take these tests in a time-bound manner, which will help them manage better.
Self-study is important to clear exam in first attempt
To clear PSC exams in the first attempt, aspirants can either choose coaching classes or go for online preparation programs. Self-study is important for aspirants to prepare better.
They can take the help of online study resources and inculcate self-study techniques to design their own strategy. It is also important to analyze their performance and identify their strengths and weaknesses to improve their performance.
#5: Aspirants must learn how to utilize time
Aspirants must learn to manage and utilize their precious time well in order to do well in their exams. Also, one must not postpone their study or revision sessions as it leads to piling up of work and increase the burden on them.
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