Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) is the public service commission of the state of Karnataka. It conducts state-level civil services examinations for different posts in the state. The Karnataka PSC exam is conducted to recruit individuals for various posts in different governmental bodies.
The Karnataka PSC exam is conducted in two levels:
- Preliminary Examination
- MAINS Examination
Later, a personal interview is held for those candidates who get through both the preliminary and MAINS examination.
Tips that will help you crack the examination efficiently.
There’s a quote which states – no second thought is the luxury of having first strong thought! Today is the day. It’s time you quit procrastination. Start on a positive note and work on it. It’s time to brush off the dust from those big fat books and start preparing. It’s never too late because the early bird catches the worm.
A drop of water makes an ocean. Break down the complexity and start with small fragments. Set small, achievable goals for each day. Strike it down once accomplished. These little victories can boost your confidence levels and it can make wonders.
Consistency is the key. Be regular and punctual. Set a study pattern, modify it as per your needs and wants. You know yourself better, so plan accordingly. Use diagrams and flow charts. Graphics and pictures can make a strong impression on the brain and help better understanding.
Health is wealth. As simple as it sounds. You are what you eat. So a balanced diet plays a vital role. Drink enough water. Water constitutes about 80 per cent of the cellular components of living cells, so you need to stay hydrated. Food is the fuel for the body. Avoid foods that consume a lot of energy for their metabolism.
Study Sessions and Group Study:
Believe in teamwork. Associate yourself with people with common interests. Build a strong and healthy friend circle. Arrange study sessions. Group studies are the best way to gain knowledge. Together, you can gather a lot of information or insights about various things.
Review Question Papers and Workbooks:
Practice makes a man perfect. To gain a perfect score in exams, the key factor is timing. The examination is little about how much information you know. It’s about your ability to analyze the given problem and come up with a solution as quickly as possible. It only comes with practice. Refer to the old question papers to have an idea of questions asked, solve workbooks to have clear understanding of wide range of similar questions. Practice every day without fail. Evaluate yourself, work on the areas you are not satisfied, and retake tests.
Over the last decade, the concept of education has drastically changed, thanks to the internet. Let’s talk about all the positive contributions it has made. Online education during the pandemic brought many ideas and realizations. It redefined the notion of education that was imbibed. Make good use of the internet, the amount of information it has to give is immense. Utilize it, look for tutorial videos and blogs for better understanding. Take up a mock test online and analyze your performance and accordingly, you can plan your preparation.
The preparation for an exam is tough. It’s a long journey. It is not about destination or outcome, it’s about the process. It’s about how effectively you can make use of the time provided and make the best use of it. At some point, we fail. Accept the failure, do not hesitate. Ask for help. You are not alone. Nobody is born imperfect. Everyone has a story to tell. We are the product of our failures and experiences. All you need to do is step out of your comfort zone and seek help. Communicate and tell them how you feel. I’m sure people around you will be glad to help you out.
I like to state a quote that keeps me motivated and boosts my confidence levelS. “Get up and set your shoulders to the wheel. How long is life for you? As you’ve come to this world, leave some mark behind, or where is the distance between you, trees and stones, they too come into existence, decay and die.” Remember, life is a roller coster ride it’s never simple, you’ll get through this and the exam too. Focus and be honest to yourself. Ask yourself why you are doing this. Prepare for the best. I hope this helped. Good luck.
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