Category: Strategy

Essay writing for Civil Services Examination

For Mains, Examination, there are two low hanging fruits: essay and ethics. A good score in both is a guarantee of being selected. 300+ in optional in addition would ensure a top 20 All India […]

Trek at LBSNAA

Physical fitness is given special emphasis at the academy. You have to mandatorily attend the morning PT session that starts at 6:05 in the morning. The location of these sessions is the polo ground which […]

Day 1 at LBSNAA

It is the journey, not the destination, that one enjoys! On 27th August, 2017 my long cherished dream of becoming an IAS officer came to a fulfilling end as I became an Officer Trainee of […]

Crack UPSC CSE in a year

Most of the aspirants believe that it is impossible to attain a top 100 AIR or IAS in the first go. But this post dismisses any such belief. I, Bhavesh Mishra, secured AIR 58 in […]

Daily timetable for UPSC Aspirants

There is no hard and fast rule that can guarantee success in Civil Services Examination. However, a minimum level of hardwork with a strategy is the necessary and sufficient condition for getting an admit to […]

Test Series – Part 1

Let’s say that you want to learn how to make tea. You start with watching all YouTube videos and tutorials. Equipped with all relevant information, you decide to test your skills on the very day […]

Current Affairs Source & Strategy

Current Affairs is a very certain route to succeeding in the civil services exam. UPSC has given considerable importance to newspaper, national events, international affairs etc since 2014. And rightly so. As a SP or […]


In the recent trends, a large number of working professionals have chosen to write the civil services examination and many have come out with flying colours. However, we do have a sizeable population of the […]

Motivation for IAS – How to keep going?

” If you want something you have never had, do something you have never done.” Civil Services Examination, touted as the mother of all exams, is a tough nut to crack largely because of the […]

Preparing for Ethics – Bhavesh Mishra

Ethics paper was first introduced in CSE 2013. Since then the paper has gone a lot of transformation in terms of quality of questions and marking pattern. Initially no one had any idea about how […]