Prepare a solid study plan and follow it
Whether the aspirant is preparing for the IAS exam with or without coaching classes, it is essential to have a proper study plan without which they would not be able to cover the vast syllabus.
To clear the exam, especially without taking coaching, candidates should start preparing at least a year in advance and have short-term as well as long-term plans and goals.
Solve previous question papers and focus on basics
Candidates should solve practice questions and previous years’ UPSC question papers (at least last…