Sunday, November 8, 2009

FINALLY IT IS OVER...

Hi friends,

Finally the day has arrived when after getting up in the morning I don't have to make plans on what I am going to study today.Really had a wonderful sleep last night after finishing the final paper of the Main Examination.I will be heading towards North-East tomorrow to chill out for a week or so.So logged in to say Hello to all of you.
    By the way the last paper of mine was Animal Husbandry and Vet Science.The first paper was full of general questions and there were some 5, 10 or 15 mark questions alongside a few 30 markers.However the second paper was a bit tough.I have answered all the questions in both the papers but not sure how much they are going to like it.As there were so many general questions,I could not write any stereotyped answers.Rather I had to recollect whatever I had read so far and put them in one package to write down the answers.

So this is how I am rating my performance in the exam this year.

   GS-   POOR
   ESSAY- VERY GOOD
  OPTIONAL I-GOOD( ITS UP TO THEM TO ADD THE WORD "VERY"  :)
  OPTIONAL II- NOT SURE WHETHER VERY GOOD OR VERY BAD.THE MARKS SHOULD BE ANYWHERE BETWEEN 150 TO 350.ITS A LONG MARGIN YOU SEE...

Anyways, a few suggestions for those who are planning to appear in 2010.

  • Stop conventional studies right now and try to build up a wide knowledge base which should not necessarily be book based.You should be an avid follower of channels like Discovery,Nat Geo or an avid readers of various magazines like Readers Digest,Yojana,India Today,Kurukshetra,Science TODAY.Try to take maximum benefits from internet as well.
  • Do not mug up.Rather try to have an analytical view on every topic.Develop certain new ideas and that can be done only when you think beyond the conventional ways.
  • Do not leave any topic in the optionals.It is tough but believe me it is going to do magics for you.Even if you can not have concrete knowledge on every topic, try to have at least some basic ideas.And that can be done only when you start preparations for the Main exam early.What about starting it right now?
  • Do not worry about the Preliminary exam.Intensive study for two months solely oriented towards Prelims will suffice the purpose.Your objective should be long term and for that you have to start preparing for Main ASAP.
  • Try to finish at least one optional from Main point of view by March.Once you are done with that, you can concentrate on Prelims.
Enough Gyaan for today.Hehehehe.Anyways, once I am back,I'll be joining my job after a long break of around 3 months.I'm missing my job,my work place and my people.Will be updating this blog at regular intervals then and will keep you posted about some interesting incidences, which are very much common in our job profile.Moreover,you will be getting tips from some IAS officers and state civil servants as well in this blog very soon.I have talked to them and they will be posting here their views on this exam.Just give me a few more days or weeks.

By the way, don't forget to pray for my result.Need your wishes big time.

Take care all of you and have a wonderful time.Study well.Signing off now...

Saptarshi.

9 comments:

  1. best of luck for your result sir, enjoy||

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  2. I tend to believe you are underestimating your performance. You results will have VERY GOOD written all over it :). All the best

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  3. Hey, congrats man.. so finally xams ovr.
    Well, about ur blog ads, already sum1 cmmntd about thm earlier nd u gav an apt reason.. bt today i feel u loaded ur blog with sum more ads. In jus 2 minutes, so many pop ups hav opend nd stff. plz lighten up ur blog or it will jus drive away traffic (frankly, i nvr like visiting sch blogs).. so many ads jus spoil d whole blog nd specially the pop up ones.. jus my 2 wrds of advise..
    Tc nd enjoy ur trip :)

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  4. Congrats sptarshi..Enjoy your holidays.You are one of the most deserving person.I am sure you will able to make it.May god bless you.
    Regards
    Thariq

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  5. hey saptarshi sir!
    wish u loads of success!
    ur blog has been really useful..having no guidance at my place,ur blog gave a fair idea of writing the mains.
    keep posting.
    god bless you.
    regards
    Dr.Megha Bhargava

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  6. Hello sir,
    Nice to see your blog and your sincere opinions and great heart to share and give time for friends, in your busy schedules.
    All the best for your results, I am very eager to see your Marks card!!!

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  7. Wish a very good luck sirji..i believe aap macha doge is bar :)
    and thanx for ur valuable suggestions.
    Would love to follow ur adivce as i think same :)

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  8. UPSC is introducin a new change everyday....earlier it was mains,now its pre....the proposed change includes an aptitude test replacing pt....but no change in the pattern of mains??.....n whts the use of an aptitude test wen it makes no contribution in the final score?....i think they shld adopt it on pattern of CAT ie scorin on the basis of aptitude test followed by gd/pi....n its the time to get sumwht student freindly....even if they dont disclose the cutoffs they can atleast publish ans keys or model ans atleast of g.s.....so tht we can get an authentic score coz gettin all the ans correct for g.s. is an impossible task....or jus continue wid the age old system thts continuing since 1926.

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  9. God Bless u Sir..Alll the very best for ur results and have great life in north east for week long though it may b over till now

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