When we come to the government sector or public sector employment opportunities the boundaries widen and the scope becomes more dynamic and subversive. The two preliminary forms of examination for which you have to get enroll in a job for the public sector enterprises and ventures are- Staff Selection Commission (SSC) and Union Public Service Commission(UPSC).
In the first category of examinations, the ones that are included are Banking Service Examinations in Public Sector and Public Sector Undertaking Banks, Revenue and Administration Department of the State Government, Examinations concerning employment as Probationary Officer and Health Department of the State. The portfolio of jobs in the UPSC section is also similar except for the addition of Government currency Institution or Mint where coins are printed, Public Sector Banks that are nationalized, and examinations concerning enrollment into the Indian Railways.
Thus both these forms of examination preparation require a high amount of preparation tendency, tenacity to overcome obstacles, patience to be repetitive with studies, and most importantly the determination to crack the examination and get the opportunity for gainful employment in the Nationalized Public Sector bodies. We will give a detailed account of the two most important facets of UPSC Examination Preparation-
The basic criteria that must be fulfilled if you are aspiring to become a public service servant and get gainful employment opportunities in the nationalized public sector units are to work smart and reduce the unnecessary overload of work burden. Firstly, the syllabus of the UPSC curriculum is significantly high with combinations of subjects like English, Mathematics, General Knowledge, and Logical Reasoning occupying the highest quantum of interest and necessity.
Moreover, extensive examples of each case are provided in detail. Its intricate details remembered as questions would be coming from those areas. Thus you would have to be very judicious with what you select to study and a proper planning and implementation technique must be done. You may prepare a summary of the notes from each chapter belonging to the subjects included in the curriculum. A chapter-wise division of the subjects would help you categorize the intricate details of the subject. It also helps you learn from the important portions in each chapter.
The topics covered must be carefully remembered along with the general principles. It includes the definitions of the term, advantages, and disadvantages. Theoretical reading of the chapter would only help you form a vague idea about the chapter. That is the reason why institutes support students studying for such examinations. It recommends that there should be parity between theoretical reading and practical application. This screening out unimportant chapters from the curriculum is an important consideration to be taken into account.
Importance of Time Management
We have all heard the maxim before that Time is running out. It is limited and we must employ a rational technique to save the precious component called time. It efficiently utilizes the resources to the full extent possible. Time Management refers to the process in which suitable and adequate time. This is allotted to the subjects which require more importance and conceptual analysis and understanding. Maximum time must be invested in portions. It requires extensive theoretical reading as gulping up the knowledge. Moreover, it is an arduous process and requires smooth cohesion between resources thereby bringing about efficient understanding.
The UPSC examinations have a theoretical base requiring the extensive application of reading techniques and analysis patterns. Thus the factors to keep in mind before we jump into a situation that demands the use of those reading patterns to decipher complex situations.
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