The Civil Services Examination conducted by the Union Public Services Comission is considered one of the most prestigious examinations in the country. Despite the pass percentage being less than 1% of the students appearing for the examination, lakhs of aspirants appear for the exam year after year. The examination is conducted every year and is a year long process. A candidate in order to be successful in the examination needs to clear all the three levels of the examination in one single attempt. The preliminary examination is the objective type test of qualifying nature. The test is conducted to filter out the non-serious candidates and select candidates to take up the second level of the examination i.e, the civil services mains examination. The mains examination is descriptive in nature comprising of four General Studies papers, one essay paper, two optional papers and two qualifying language papers. All those candidates who remain successful in scoring the cut-off marks in the mains examination are summoned for the interview by the UPSC. The personality test is the final stage of the examination process and is conducted by a panel appointed by the UPSC. After the completion of the personality test, the commission releases the final merit list comprising of the rankings of the candidates as per their cumulative scores in the Mains examination and the interview. These successful candidates are recruited into various services based on their rankings and their preference of service.
The exam is thus not an easy one. It takes a lot of patience, discipline and consistency to sail through this examination. It is also true that one single strategy does not work for all the aspirants. Therefore it is necessary for the candidate to chalk out a realistic and a proper preparation strategy for the examination. Coaching centres do play a role in developing this preparation strategy. However, it is the candidates’ personal choice, whether or not to join a coaching institute for the preparation.
For those aspirants looking for UPSC coaching in Kanpur, BYJU’s IAS tablet programme is an option as the tablet programme is flexible to fit into the needs of the aspirants. The tablet is pre-loaded with recorded video lectures covering the UPSC syllabus of both the Prelims and the Mains examination. The topics are covered in a phased manner so as to incorporate current affairs topics in the lectures. One can have the benefit of getting the best IAS coaching in Kanpur from the best of the IAS faculties at the convenience of their homes by enrolling for the BYJU’s IAS tablet programme. Students looking for classroom coaching can visit the Byju’s Website to enrol for the classroom coaching programme currently offered in Bengaluru, Delhi, Chennai, Pune and Hyderabad.ut a realistic and a proper preparation strategy for the examination.