Staff Selection Committee (SSC) is the requisite examination for getting entry to state government jobs while the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) serves as the entry point to central government jobs. However the most lucrative among the government job prospects is the IAS aspirant with job portfolios at prestigious departments of the government like foreign exchange and revenue departments.
The Indian Employment Generation and Job Sector has always been volatile and inconsistent with an equal number of vacancies in both the private and the public sectors. The opportunities for entry are restricted considerably. One of the primary reasons why this has taken place is due to the excessive population pressure and uneven distribution of the population spread across different parts and sectors of the country. That is a reason why Indian parents have been aspirant about their wards getting jobs in the government sector since the job security is high and the pay scale is fixed- two determinants that are crucial behind the growth of career prospects for a person. The variety of job categories usually ranges from jobs in government sector banks, jobs in railway department jobs in other departments of the governments.
To crack an IAS examination and secure qualification to the post of an IAS Officer in a respective department of the Central Government is considered to be one of the most difficult tasks with intense competition for spots, analytical question pattern truly testing the aspirant’s application and execution skills. You need intense preparation to crack through an IAS examination. Following are a few tips that would help you stay motivated in your aspiring journey-
One of the primary practices that you should be aware of is self-motivation. If you bog down and frustrate during the process of preparing your productivity and efficiency levels would drop significantly. There might be times when you think that after repeated failures you might not be possessing the requisite amount of aptitude. But to persist through those times, you need dedication and the ability to withstand high amounts of pressure. Thus motivating yourself towards success is extremely crucial.
Step by Step Analysis
Divide the preparation process into minor steps and break up the targets to achieve. In that way, your target would seem much more achievable than it was before. It will not only bearing a much practical outlook but also you will be in a better position to judge yourself. Breaking up the targets would help you to set up preliminary goals and would also help you to focus on them eventually helping you in achieving higher efficiency.
Dedicating some time towards leisure
The only rigorous practice would not help. It leads to a complete brain fade and increasing levels of frustration. Thus you must devote a significant portion of your time to performing leisure activities based on your hobby and preferences. Devoting some time to your mental growth and diversion would help you focus better.
Analyze and Record Your Progress
One of the most important considerations is to record and analyze your progress. An IAS aspirant can further determine the exact set of procedures that requires a follow-up. For example- collect study samples and sample examination and test paper patterns from the Internet. Upon completing a particular segment of the study topic prepare a question-answer session to evolve your capacity. Record the marks you get and try to keep on improving your aptitude through the process of detailed examination.
Finally, anticipating and predicting hurdles and difficulties is the most important tendency that any IAS aspirant must possess to attain success in the IAS examination. Hurdles and Incessant difficulties are part of the journey and you must be ready to accept them gleefully. Rather than harping on your mistakes, rectify your errors and minimize them through constant practice. Improvement is bound to take place with rapid strides resulting in increased motivation levels.
Thus for becoming an IAS officer it takes persistence, determination, and above all the drive and motivation. This helps succeeds and reach top organizational positions in the government departments.
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