The most awaited BPSC Prelims is about to take place. It has been scheduled on 16 December 2018. So, there is not much time left for the students to prepare. Whatever one studies must be incorporated suitably from the exam point of view so that results can be achieved. To do so, one needs to have a sound exam oriented study plan. In this article, we are going to discuss a few tips and strategy to help out the aspirants in their endeavor.
We all know that every mind understands things in a different way, but in exams, when everybody has to follow the same syllabus, it is necessary that there should be some common ways to prepare. Here are a few of them:
The modern day has a lot of competition and to stand out well on the occasion, one needs to have access to good books and study material. We are enlisting some standard books that are widely referred to by the serious aspirants of the BPSC exam. The aspirants should refer to these books as their guide for the coming BPSC exam.
NCERT books are always a boon to the students for any PCS exam. The aspirants should have a sound knowledge of these books so that they can do well in the exam as these books cover the syllabus very well.
Apart from referring NCERT books, aspirants should refer to a good book on General Science. Lucent publication’s book is useful for this purpose. Another book that can be referred for this purpose is “Encyclopedia of General Science for General Competitions” by Arihant Publications. This topic is important not only for the BPSC but for the other PCS exams.
History is one of the subjects that puts more questions for the aspirants in any exam. Students, who have a good command of this subject, increase their chances in the exam. We are listing some standard books for the subject.
Name of the Book
Ancient Indian History
India’s Ancient Past
Medieval Indian History
A History of Medieval India
Modern Indian History
History of Modern India
Art and Culture
Indian Art and Culture
Another subject that puts more questions in the exam is Geography. The first thing that aspirants should do is to get themselves familiarise with the Atlas. A good Atlas is always required and Oxford School Atlas is one such. Apart from this, the books that can be referred to for this subject are listed below:
Books to Study
World and Physical Geography
Physical and Human Geography
G. C. Leong
Geography of India
Indian polity is also an area that poses challenge for the candidates as there will be many questions from this topic. Studying good books for this section is also required. Here are some suggestive books for this purpose:
Name of the Books
The Constitution of India (Pocket Edition)
Introduction to the Constitution of India
D. D. Basu (for conceptual Clarity)
Books on Indian Economy: Economics is another important segment that puts many questions. Students are always in need of a good book on this subject. For this, Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh is a good one. For policies and Current changes, a good book is “Indian Economy: Performance and Policies” written by Uma Kapila. For detailed analysis of the Indian economy, the recommendation is from the book written by Mishra and Puri.
If the given tips and strategies are followed by heart, then there are results to achieve. Aspirants should follow the routine strictly and they should stick to the notes they have made. In the long run, this will be helpful for them.