Discipline is the prerequisite for the IAS Exam Preparation. To cover the IAS Syllabus in detail, IAS training plans have to be made after thinking about the schooling level, non-public interest, robust subjects, and susceptible subjects. It consists of the time for revision and exercises and leads to crack the mock tests. One has to recognize the way to give an equal amount of time to the subjects. The one needs to set a priority depending upon the subject. A UPSC time table is the most important practice as it provides clarity to cover the whole syllabus in a limited period of time.
We have come up with the UPSC timetable that will help the aspirants for an effective IAS exam preparation along with the set priority and have control over the timeframe.
Timetable for IAS Preparation
|Time||Task||Relevance & Tips|
|5:00 AM||Rise & Shine|
|5:15 AM to 6:15 AM||Exercise / Meditation / yoga||Physical activity like light exercise or a brisk walk can increase alertness and blood flow to the brain. Meditation & Yoga help to relax the mind, relieve stress, and prepare your mind for the tough schedule ahead|
|6:15 AM to 6:30 AM||Bath|
|6:30 AM to 7:30 AM||Revision of previous day’s study topics||This will help in evaluating all the topics that were studied yesterday and also build continuity for topics to be studied today.|
|7:30 AM to 8:00 AM||Breakfast & Newspaper Reading||The most important meal of the day will provide you energy for the tough day ahead. Newspaper reading will help you get up-to-date national and international events. Try to make notes for current affairs during this time.|
|8:00 AM to 10:30 AM||Study Session I||You can either be studying at a coaching class or on your own, but devote this time to the toughest subjects and topics as your brain will be at its full potential during morning hours|
|10:30 AM to 11:30 AM||Short Break||Take a tea break to refresh your mind and body. Indulge into some mind relaxation exercises. Avoid thinking about study topics.|
|11:30 AM TO 1:00 PM||Study Session II||Try to focus on subjective topics that you need to cover for the day. With your mind already in the study zone after Study Session I, it will be easier to grasp conceptual topics in the second session.|
|1:00 PM TO 1:30 PM||Lunch||Keep your lunch light. Pick items that are rich in proteins that will act as a constant energy source for you through the day.|
|1:30 PM TO 4:00 PM||Study Session III||Study Session III is the longest session of the day and, therefore, keeps topics that require an extensive amount of time for this slot. Such topics can be understood well through reference books or expert consultation, which will require some time.|
|4:00 PM TO 4:30 PM||Short Break||Take a tea break to refresh your mind and body. Indulge into some mind relaxation exercises. Avoid thinking about study topics.|
|4:30 PM TO 5:30 PM||Personality & Skill Development||Meet up with your study group and indulge in personality and skill development activities like debates, group discussions and other similar activities. It will help you learn different viewpoints about different topics along with significant improvement in interpersonal communication skills.|
|5:30 PM TO 6:15 PM||Physical Activities||Try to indulge into light sports like running, jogging or anything else you like. The important thing is to keep your body active and mind refreshed|
|6:15 PM TO 6:30 PM||Bath|
|6:30 PM TO 8:30 PM||Study Session IV||By evening, your mind would already be stressed. Therefore, keep light subjects/topics that you are familiar with for evening study sessions.|
|8:30 PM TO 9:00 PM||Dinner Time||Keep your dinner light. Avoid Carbohydrates that will make you feel heavy and full. Include fruits and green vegetables in your dinner diet.|
|9:00 PM TO 10:00 PM||Watch English News||It will give you an in-depth analysis of the top news stories of the day along with all necessary facts and figures.|
|10:00 PM TO 10:30 PM||News Reading and Preparing Notes||Devote this time to read the relevant news of the day through the internet or any other medium. Try making factual or information-based notes for it.|
Note: The time-table can be scheduled according to your routine life. We have just provided the outlook.
Time Management Tips for IAS Preparation
- Prepare a long-time period approach and maintains an imaginative and prescient for your mind.
- Break down the last purpose of everyday objectives and achievements.
- Keep checking your practice every 30 days via mock checks and fixing beyond pattern papers.
- Plan for per week prior.
- Don’t be a bookworm. Assign a time to your interests and co-curricular sports for your Daily Time Table for IAS Preparation.
- Avoid reading longer than 2 hours continuously. Take breaks of five mins in between.
- Take a wholesome weight-reduction plan and supplements.
- Take an excellent sleep of a minimum of 7 hours.
Especially on weekends, you will have enough time to study. Even if you don’t study and want some free time to relax, it would be a great practice to indulge time in those activities that will help you in your preparation. No matter, whether it is newspaper or book reading, watching documentaries, or understanding geography. You can even binge watch some good inspiring movies that can boost your confidence to work harder.
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