Saturday, July 25, 2015

Answer and Essay Writing Strategy

Answer Writing Strategy
  • Wrote in points wherever possible. Even in the optional. And I write full sentences as points, not phrases. In my previous attempts I used to write answers in paragraph form and I never got any marks. I used to know the whole paper but I still did not get any marks because of writing in paragraph form.
  • Underlined key words – did not ever do this before so it must have helped.
  • Did not give a beginning or an ending paragraph. No time generally. Might have done for a few answers where it was absolutely necessary to start giving the points. I used to write nice starting and ending paras earlier but did not finish the exam paper…so I skipped it this time.
  • Did not use coloured pens. Mainly used the pencil or the pen I was already writing with to underline.
  • Diagrams if possible or needed. Not always possible or needed. Drew them in pen or pencil as convenient.
  • Did not lie to the examiner like in my previous attempts. I wrote only those questions that I knew. Did not attempt questions I did not know. In my previous attempts I used to do that. I saved time and energy by not trying to fool the examiner and writing just any nonsense. Mostly in such cases we keep writing the same thing again and again and I think it might just irritate the examiner. So I did not do that this time.
  • Did not worry about the word limit. Wrote whatever and as much as I knew. It might have been more or might have been less.

Essay Writing Strategy
  • Choosing the topic – I choose topics which can have something substantial to write and not philosophical. This time I wrote on Standardized Testing and Tourism. Both of them have multiple dimensions to talk about. I made the mistake of choosing a topic in an earlier attempt where I knew one part of the question too much and not enough of the other part …wrote it very enthusiastically and got very little marks.
  • Language skill matters in the essay so I wrote a nice grammatically correct one but did not use too complicated words…just to keep it easy to read for the examiner. I focused on not writing colloquial language and did try to keep my spellings in check.
  • I used Subheadings – something I learnt from reading the blog of Gaurav Aggarwal Sir, last year’s AIR -1.
  • I underlined in a couple of places in the essay as well.
  • I made one or two diagrams where I could.


165 comments:

  1. Thanks a lot mam for giving valuable information.

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    1. You're most welcome :) Best of luck!

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    2. congratulation ira.can u help me to know .who is lying.sum one is saying write essays in points and another denying to do so.

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    3. Thank you so much mam
      Proud of u

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    4. Thank you so much mam
      Proud of u

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  2. शुक्रिया ईरा

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  3. Congratulations Madam.. thank you for valuable input..

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    1. Thank you! And you're most welcome :) Best of luck!

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    2. Mam plz tell me the book for csat can I prepare with rs agrwal book of logical reasoning

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  4. writing in points of 2,3 lines or making keywords heading and explaining them? for ex
    social aspect-
    political aspect-
    economic aspect-

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    1. i write in 2-3 lines and underline.

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    2. Mam, can you provide us a sample of answer...the way you are mentioning to write us, i.e. in points ,start , end etc.hoping for your kind response.

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    3. Sorry I don't have anything written as sample with me! I never practiced writing any answers! Never attended any test series etc. either. Best of luck!

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  5. Congratulations Ma'am for achieving the top position in one of the toughest examination of our country and thanks for sharing your strategy with us.
    Ma'am I have a doubt regarding answer and essay writing.
    Many of the selected candidates said that they wrote both in small paragraphs and points.
    Second is Roman Sir suggested not to use sub headings and underlining in essay whereas Gaurav Sir suggested to use them.
    I am in a big dilemma what to use and what not to.
    It will be very kind of you if you help me regarding this matter :)

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    1. I wrote in both para and points but used points wherever I could. I used sub-headings and underlined my essay as well.

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    2. Thank you so much Ma'am for your reply. I wasn't expecting this. I am so overwhelmed :)

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  8. Hi madam..i wrote mains in 2012 ..got 98 n 98 in Gs...at that time ..i did not join test series..n.my knowledge levels were less. In 2013 bcoz of changed pattern took break attended test series...gave mains this year...attended pt..but fail to make in final list. After getting scores ..i was shocked to see my gs2 n gs3 svores in 70s. I was forced to write in paras..intro n conclusion..by test series people. I think my own writing style with points is right. Previously i wrote in my own style and did not attempt few. Whereas this year attempted all..but did not score. Please guide me.

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    1. I have written everything I did in the blog post above. I don't think 70s is bad score though! It is equivalent to 90s of 2012! I wrote in points...and gave intro and conclusion only in a few cases....I think that worked for me....Maybe you can try it as well? Best of luck!

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  9. Hi madam..i wrote mains in 2012 ..got 98 n 98 in Gs...at that time ..i did not join test series..n.my knowledge levels were less. In 2013 bcoz of changed pattern took break attended test series...gave mains this year...attended pt..but fail to make in final list. After getting scores ..i was shocked to see my gs2 n gs3 svores in 70s. I was forced to write in paras..intro n conclusion..by test series people. I think my own writing style with points is right. Previously i wrote in my own style and did not attempt few. Whereas this year attempted all..but did not score. Please guide me.

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    1. Thanks for the offer! How kind of you! I guess you must have found someone else by now! Best of luck!

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    2. ooo....u broke my heart....atleast u could have added me on ur fb ...i really admire u a lot.....:)

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  12. HII please give us prelims strategy !!

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    1. On which book list you were relied mostly !!

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    2. Sorry never focused on prelims. Please check with other candidates! Best of luck!

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  13. Ira mam kindly suggest the strategy for gs2 and gs4

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    1. Can you please expand on what exactly you mean by strategy? I have written all the material I used and the way I wrote the answers...could you be more specific in terms of what you need?

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  14. mam,
    do u mean we can write subheading in essay, like we used to do in school days??
    Everybody says we have to write continuously without subheadings or headings

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    1. I did write subheadings this time. I don't think they would dislike it. Best of luck!

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  15. Thanks a ton Ma'am for starting this blog. All I want to say is you inspire us and this generation in as many ways as possible. Apart from being a voracious reader, you are definitely a concise and to the point sort of writer. Which is why I am sure, you scored so high in written. You have got 920 in written, I browsed through the whole list but no one has got 900+ marks in written. In fact next few in line are lagging way below in written when compared to you. Quite a lead, I must say, would you also please share some sample answers and essays if you would have written something for practice or if you could reproduce from your memory how you had written answers in mains. Please ma'am it would help us immensely. & Please continue writing :)

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    1. Hi ...Just copying the answer I gave someone else on a similar request..

      I would love to share, if I could, for the life of me, remember what I wrote! Everything happened so fast in the exam hall that I did not really notice what I was writing. And I have never written a single practice answer or essay. Never attended any test series etc either. Sorry! Best of luck!

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  16. Ira, My name is Sandeep Gupta. I am an Educational Consultant with the United Nations. I run a UN-Affiliated Program Know The World in 77 Hours. I have written a mail to you about something specific. Please read the mail and do get back to me.

    Do watch what the participants say about my free-of-cost UN-Affiliated program:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5yAtenCrsM

    Thanks a lot.

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  17. Mam although you have specified that you didnt prepare for pre separately but still i wanted to know that how many months should one take to complete full prelims syllabus atleast once and then the mains and when period of only revisions should strt....i know this may vary from person to person..but still wanted to know what time allotment should be ideal according to you

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    1. There is no ideal. Each person is different. And because of our different backgrounds we have different strengths. There is no generalization. Please make your own time-table cause only you know yourself best. Best of luck!

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  18. Thanks for this post.:)
    My question is : What is the basic difference between the terms : Discuss,Comment, Analyze,Evaluate, Examine,Explain?
    Because Sometimes we can’t judge that what is really asked.
    So Requesting you to differentiate this terms. Thanks :)

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    1. The way I see it...Discuss, Comment, Analyze, Critically Analyze, Evaluate, Examine are all basically asking for Critical Analysis. I always treated them as Critically analyze when writing answers.
      Explain on the other hand talks about expanding on the concept.
      Hope this helps! Best of luck!

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  19. Mam Please tell the strategy for ethics paper .

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    1. I have written all I could think of here...what exactly do you need?

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  20. Ira Ma'am please also write about your answering structure for Ethics Case Studies? Since they have multiple sub-questions, are we supposed to write separate answers for each one of them or are we to write one complete answer with dedicated paras/points for each of the case studies?

    Also, I find it confusing when people say that you need to first mention available courses of action and then justify the one you'd choose. I found myself wanting for space because this approach makes me write too much for each of the sub-questions which doesn't fit into the limited space provided.

    If possible, could you also upload/redirect me to a sample ethics case study answer to facilitate better understanding? Or, by taking a sample case study such as the one on complaint of sexual harassment against you (a no-nonsense, honest officer) with the Women's Commission (Question 11 as per the question paper uploaded by UPSC)?

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    1. Kindly do reply ma'am...I know its exhausting to answer specific queries but it would be immensely helpful !

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    2. Write separate analysis of each sub-question given. The way I wrote it is -Give pros and cons of each course of action given. Then give your own courses of action. I never thought of more than 2-3 more actions. Then finally answer which is the best and why. It doesnt take too much space. Try cutting on the words...for example
      Action 1 - Pros....
      Cons....
      Action 2 - Pros....
      Cons....
      This wont take up too much space. I didnt repeat what I had already answered. Like I didnt do the analysis again! Just said, that one is bad and this is good because of these reasons.

      If I get time, I'll try solving that answer and scanning and posting it...But I am really running short of it currently, so please don't hold your breath!
      Best of luck!

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    3. Thank you ma'am for explaining this answer structure!!

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  21. Hello IRA mam... can you please mention the list of govt. websites you followed mam... I'm from isolated area... didn't step into any institute.... self preparation... it would immense help if u put up the list mam.... and please mention what exactly to read from those sites... what you use to extract from govt. sites

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    1. ira mam. I hope u reply....

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    2. There is no list as such! You will just have to take each term from the syllabus and find relevant sites for it. For example, Take disaster management and just search Government sites about it. Also there is no set pattern on what to read from them. You have to use your judgement. Best of luck!

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  22. Hello Ira.
    Congratulations on your success.

    Can you please share the outline of your Essay on Tourism ( I too attempted the same, and assumed I did well). So that I get a clearer idea on the approach. And to understand If I missed some points or the presentation was all wrong.
    TIA

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    1. I don't exactly remember but let me try. Tourism: Can this be the next big thing in India?
      I dont remember my introduction but the rest of the essay was structured in the following manner
      1. Discussion on how tourism is beneficial - so mentioned the social, economic, environmental, etc type of benefits - used a diagram I think. Not sure.
      2. Discussed the types of tourism opportunities - and the regions where the potential exists.- Again used a diagram I think, not sure.
      3. The reality of whether it can happen or not. what are the things promoting and blocking it.
      4. What are the potential negative fall-outs
      5. Future course of action if it is to be promoted
      6. Conclusion on whether it is or not the best big thing

      I did not use these numbers...these are just for your reference about the flow of the essay. Also these ideas were discussed in multiple paragraphs and not one.
      Hope this helped!
      Best of luck!

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  23. Mam, what was your attempt in each of the 4 GS papers? I mean how many marks worth of questions did you leave unattempted?

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    1. I attempted everything I think. Maybe 10-20 marks unattempted.

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  25. Hi ira hope u to be good...u r doing great work...please answer my question i m so much troubled....As u said u never mugged up anything...I actually have a query, It wuld be of great help if u answer...for instance laxmikant have so many topics and evert topic includes no. Of features so how exactly to learn them....rote memorization doesn't work as one can easily forget after mugging up so I am able to understand what the topic is actually about but still I am not able to learn all the points and features of laxmikant book and I feel I wuld have same problem with every book.....I read it and understand it but next day I don't rmbr any feature of the topic in an exact manner......hope u understand what I am trying to convey....please help me with this.

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    1. You can try underlining the important things....see I didn't mug them up but after reading it for the 5th time, it automatically comes in your memory! Try it! And don't be scared! They don't ask you numbers in the mains! Just the concept! Check out the questions. They are all about your understanding :) Best of luck!

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  26. In your answers in GS esp 1-3, how many points per question did you give? Did you do the same for GS 4?

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    1. There is no exact number! I wrote as much as I could think of! Varied from 4-15! Depended on the context completely! And yes, I used the same strategy for some of the questions in GS4

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  27. Watch "ECOLOGICAL NICHE" on YouTube - ECOLOGICAL NICHE: http://youtu.be/jpX_B0bWihc

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  28. Thank you mam this will be very helpful in our preparation.

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  29. Thank you mam this will be very helpful in our preparation.

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  30. maam, could you please share your GS IV paper answer and at least few case studies in proper manner.......it would be a great help for fellow candidates

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  31. Hello mam.

    Please tell me the way you wrote answers in the GS paper 4 (ethics)- Point form or paragraph form? and apart from the booklist for this paper, what special u think contributed to such beautiful marks in this paper?.

    And optional subject- coaching and all people say---optional to paragraph mein hi hona chahie?..Is this the rule that you also followed or you think it doesn't matter?

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    1. Please check my responses elsewhere for ethics 4 ....Point and paras both..for example, happiness question cannot be points! I did not do anything special, but this is my strong suit anyway cause I have discussed such stuff generally with people...that helped!

      I used to write my optional in para till last year...this year wrote even that in points - wherever needed! I got around 117 marks more than last year (188 vs. 305) ...though the question paper was relatively better this year as well.

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  32. Mam if possible can you please post one or two questions with answers... It will help a lot

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    1. I don't have anything written. Sorry! Best of luck!

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  33. Hello Mam.
    Ethics paper Specific query.

    1. How had you written or how would you write this question of 2014 paper. If you could elaborate.

    Q. In the context of defence services, ‘patriotism’ demands readiness to even lay down one’s life in protecting the nation. According to you, what does patriotism imply in everyday civil life? Explain with illustrations and justify your answer.

    and this case study from the exam..

    Q.
    You are a no-nonsense, honest officer. You have been transferred to a remote district to head a department that is notorious for its inefficiency and callousness. You find that the main cause of the poor state of affairs is the indiscipline of a section of employees. They do not work themselves and also disrupt the working of others. You first warned the troublemakers to mend their ways or else face disciplinary action. When the warning had little effect, you issued a show cause notice to the ringleaders. As a retaliatory measure, these troublemakers instigated a woman employee amongst them to file a complaint of sexual harassment against you with the Women’s Commission. The Commission promptly seeks your explanation. The matter is also publicized in the media to embarrass you further. Some of the options to handle this situation could be as follows :

    Give your explanation to the Commission and go soft on the disciplinary action.
    Ignore the Commission and proceed firmly with the disciplinary action.
    Brief your higher-ups, seek directions from them and act accordingly.
    Suggest any other possible option(s). Evaluate all of them and suggest the best course of action, giving your reasons for it.

    Plz answer these questions if not now, then in your spare time maybe.

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  34. Hi Ira,
    Congo for the success.. I saw you in mains '13 exam @ Mundaka . You got stuck in my mind every single day I saw u there. Its not a proposal or anything .. just wanted to share what I felt. Your confidence and smile on your face was always charming. I even remember that black 4 challe wali car ( if I am not day dreaming) ;)
    All the best Ira.. Hope you will have great time ahead.
    Just one request in lieu of all this ;) .. Please enlighten me on How to score good in Ethics? . I despite reading everything reached 78 in both of mine last attempts..

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    1. :D You are right about the car! Except it was Dark blue and not black :D And yes that was my centre! Thank you so much! How nice of you to remember me! Best of luck to you too!
      About Ethics, it is not about reading. This is the only paper you can do without that. Just sit and think about those topics. Form your own opinions. Also try to figure yourself out. You need to have discovered yourself for that exam. The questions are about you. The person you are and how you react. So the only thing you need to study for this is, yourself! Your motivations, and why you think the way you do! Work on that a bit more maybe? I have mentioned how to handle a case study somewhere above. Also I spoke about it at SPIPA yesterday. They said they would be posting the link on YouTube to the video of the interaction, so maybe you can check that. Best of luck! If you have any specific questions, you can send them to me.

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    2. Ira ji mere liye b kch suggest kr do na plz

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  35. Ma'am I am doing my BTech 4th year,I have read many blogs of yours, but i am not having a clear picture from where to start my preparation for cse...so i request u ma'am to guide me...

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    1. Ok. Pick a traditional subject, get the books and start reading. Start with Paper 1 subjects or Polity. Once you are done with them, you will have your next step ready. Also start reading the papers from tomorrow. Best of luck!

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  36. Hello Ma'am,

    Congratulations to you on your success. I have gone through all your videos so most of queries got answered.

    There is one problem which is specific to me. Please reply I would be highly obliged. Problem is that I have done only my static portion which I have revised 2-3 times also I have ignored current affairs so whenever I attempt writing answers I just couldn't write. I feel I lack content. It baffles me because answer writing has never been an issue for me.

    Do you feel it is okay at the initial stage of prep? Have started writing answers too early? Is this gonna go as and when I complete my mains syllabus and keep up with current affairs?

    Lastly, there is a request could you please evaluate my 1-2 answers from 2014 mains paper if I post here. May be after 2-3 months so that I have some mains prep by then.

    Hope I could meet you in person someday. Thank you for being an inspiration. Almost forgot 'Happy Independence day' and your article in Indian express was very well written.

    Best
    Yasha

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  37. Mam my writing is not so good . what is the impression of hand writing in writing of essay

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  39. Hello Mam...

    Congrats for your great success in CSE...
    I want to clarify,writing answer in SYNOPSIS MODEL of both GS and Essay papers...
    Which type of question would need Synopsis?

    Thank you...

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  40. ma'am regarding geography paper answer writing u said u will write a blog when can we expect that coming ... hope you spare some time thank you ...

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  41. mam, can we write in GEL/PILOT Pen in mains exam? also geo can we draw maps to most of the quests? i am writing my state civil service mains so pls tell mam

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  42. madam, i have a query for you. here, you've shared how to write an essay. but i want to ask you that, how to prepare for essay writing? how to consolidate our knowledge base, which will be usefull in essay writing?

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  43. hello mam, is it better to write philosophical type answers in mains or more practicle based? please do reply, i am in utter doubt.

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  44. Mam..have you taken coaching in ALS.

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  45. Mam..plz tell which coaching would be better to join..

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  46. Hello mam
    I hv read ur view abt writing stategy.. I got the perfect thing which im not able to realise ,ur view on selecting a topic helped me. U cleared my dialemma. Thanku mam

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  47. Mam please help me...as a sister i am ur little bro..i m weak in english for essay please guide me

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  48. Hello mam,
    in paper 1 of geography optional... how i should cover the HUMAN GEOGRAPHY part... which book wil be good for it... how i should handle this part?

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  49. Madam, can you tell what was the approx length of each of your essay (in no. of words)

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  50. Madam, can you tell what was the approx length of each of your essay (in no. of words)

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  51. Hii mam ... Plz suggest any other coaching institute

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  52. Thank u very much ira mam. U r great. Bless to me plz . I can be like u.. My name is ABHISHEK BHARDWAJ. I M VRH POOR.

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  53. Thanx alot ira ma'am..
    At this peak tym of exam
    Ur strategy motivated as well as helped me alot..

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  54. hello mam, please tell me How many question you attempted in each mains paper.

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  55. namaskar mam , thank you for your great achievement. please tell me how can I cover gs3, gs4

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  56. Mam I passed out Spipa prilim exam and now next part of exam essay writing is there so can you help me regarding how todo preparation regarding essay? Because whenever I start to write any essay then I don't know how much time is remaining and all matters write in unspecified order... And also tell me which type of essay ask?

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  57. Thanks u mam for this valuable guidance for answer writing..


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  58. mam...do you think that to score a very good marks in essay paper in upsc should one develop a very good vocabulary..i mean to say that do examiners prefer those candidates who use good words in the essay or do they like only normal essays??? because my grammar is good but vocabulary is not that good

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  59. Good evening mam I want to know weather coaching is compulsory r not if not can u suggest how to approach

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  60. The points you mentioned above are helpful. I am appearing for SPIPA's essay exam this month. Thank You Again.

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  61. Mam..i have a query regarding answer writing...is it required to follow different approaches for answering question which asks us to critically examine or examine or discuss??
    a bit confused regarding this technical nuance...
    thanking you in advance...

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  62. Dear Mam
    Congrats.I am preparing for upsc for the past six months and willing to give the exam in 2016. I am attending the corporation free coaching. They suggest to complete the optional first and then go for prelims. Since my home town does not have any good private institute, I have to go for next city. Please guide me whether to join a coaching for optional paper and test batch?. Also suggest about online course websites. Thank you

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  63. Respected Madame,
    I have got very less marks in mains 2014 in geography only 136(paper 1 and paper 2).
    Though I know the subject and has been studying it for the last many years .

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  64. Congratulations For 1 st rank in all India upsc exam. My questions for u I am select Gujarati literature in optional subject mains exam. And I am choosing Gujarati medium in mains exam written.

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  65. congratulation mame..
    I' m preparing from myself only..most of material I' ve gone through nd seeking optional in civil engg. But only thing horrfying me is WRITING practice what to do for that..

    Guide me mame...I haven't found ur writting prep strategy in blog yet...ss sorry and happy if I get helped..:-)

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  66. i want to meet to you and i want to talk with by meeting

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  67. Mam i m a bignner and want to know from where i would start. currently doing ssc prepration

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  68. Mam pls tell me how to prepare mains subject and which book u prefer pls tell me mam

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  70. I salute to your determination,dedication and patience during your journey of IAS preparation.I became little bit emotional by the behavior of these people towards you.but made me happy that u reacted these people by Never Give up Attitude and inspiring many people...u have set an example there are no excuses for preparation of exam,if someone is determined he may achieve that mission.

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  71. is the new ncert from 6 to 12 th with detail analyatical study related to past ,present and futur ,as page to page is suffice for pre and main

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  72. mam I am gramitical poor in english wrinting ansher.should I care for it if yes please suggest me how in short time.

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  73. Hello madam I completed my graduation four years back I always wanted to do civil services but some financial conditions interrupted it now I want to pursue it again after four years gap what should be the first thing I need to do

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  74. Hello mam
    Many many congratulations
    I have been writing mains for the past 2 years but still not through. I really can't find my short comings. I have however not been able to practice answer writing.
    How should I go by my preparation. I am working as Block Development officer in HP since one year.

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  75. Congratulations mam ones again!!
    Mam can you please suggest the best study material for every subject to avoid confusion both for prelims and mains. I am totally confused in this

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  76. Congratulations mam ones again!!
    Mam can you please suggest the best study material for every subject to avoid confusion both for prelims and mains. I am totally confused in this

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  77. Dear Ira,

    Thank you for continous support as always.
    Please suggest me best Essay book for UPSC exam in hindi.

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  78. mam i need help u so give me answer ......... mam upsc m physical disability m jo Category hoti hai kesa hoti hai for ex.. ph1, ph2, ph3 in sb ki cutoff kasa hoti hai aur m General Category ph m aata ho plz give me answer mam

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  79. Mam,
    ye jankari Hindi me de skte ho kya..??????

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  80. Ma'am, can you plz share a draft of your final essay ...plzzz Thank you

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  81. Thanks a lot MADAM for your meticulous suggestions.

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  82. Thanks a lot MADAM for your meticulous suggestions.

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  83. Madam.....can u please remember how many questions you wote in essay ?......please tell me the question numbers.

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  84. Ma'am do the essay writing books ..containing n no. of topics really help or u r completely on our own when writng essys

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  85. Ma'am do the essay writing books ..containing n no. of topics really help or u r completely on our own when writng essys

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  86. Congo mam, can u tell me how I wright words in numbers like 1000 words or 1500 words?

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  87. Hi Ira,
    I am a big fan of yours...You also inspire me with your thoughts..i am currntly working with a MNC in gurgaon. I can not leave my job. Please tell me how can i prepare for UPSC with my job. I have 9 hours shift. I am reading NCERT books for now. Please tell me is it possible to do this with job?

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  88. Hi Ira,
    I am a big fan of yours...You also inspire me with your thoughts..i am currntly working with a MNC in gurgaon. I can not leave my job. Please tell me how can i prepare for UPSC with my job. I have 9 hours shift. I am reading NCERT books for now. Please tell me is it possible to do this with job?

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  89. Hello mam, I am going to write mains this year but was somehow worried after my performance in the gsg mains test series in which I am unable to get more than 70 marks. Thanks mam, I will use some of ur strategy at least this time.

    Thanks you for re-energising me.

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  90. Free, independent and unbiased media is the lifeline of a
    vibrant democracy. Yet you are silent on this issue as your bread and butter is
    dependent on this job. You can't offend you boss after all.

    e, independent and unbiased media is the lifeline of a
    vibrant democracy. Yet you are silent on this issue as your bread and butter is
    dependent on this job. You can't offend you boss after all.
    However, one day the limit is breached when the CEO calls you and directs you to
    stage a false sting operation against the opposition party’s leader. You are also
    given monetary inducements to follow his directions. When you oppose, he tells
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    Please give a sampe answwer to this Case-study
    Thanks

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  91. one of the best line i like when your interview with ravish kumar ndtv.
    line is " how can i define myself completely after became an ias " life me to abhi bhot kuch karna hai.

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  92. Mam i want ask u aa question that
    How many pages that a book let given to uu in mains consist of
    And for essay how many papers u had written
    I know its not about the matter of papers
    But i want to know
    Thanking uu mam

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  94. Ma'am, there are really unselfish vibes in your answers and interviews. Instincts tell me to have faith. Keep happy always. Thanks!

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  95. Good morning mam, english is compulsary for written exam. Please guide me.

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  96. Mam please tell how to prepare for mains answer writing

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  97. mam i need the pdf material of IAS topper Who have zoology optional

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  98. Thank you mam.
    Major confusions are related to word limits and writing in point or paragraph forms, which you have answered.

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  99. Thanks mam for giving me valuable information on writing skills.....

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  100. Mam, what is the ideal time for joining test series for both mains and pre?

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  102. My 12th board exams ended on 11 th march and this year i will be stepping into college life.My dream and goal since childhood is to become a civil servant . I am thinking to prepare for one year religiously after college and then give upsc exam . So can you please tell me what can i do during college years so that i may complete some or half of preparation and that may help me in one year preparation after college and in cracking upsc exam.

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  103. Hello mam ,
    Will you please help me with the resources for ethics

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  104. Hello Ira Mam ,
    I'm also preparing for UPSC exams without any coaching .I believe in self study .I hope I can clear my exam.I have all the study material which is required for UPSC exam

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  105. Hello mam can you help me about grammatical mistakes and i didn't write answers in flow manner?

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  106. IF i will be an IAS officer , mam i will personally come and meet you.
    Because your guidance will help me to create my own story.

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  107. Cool stuff you have got and you keep update all of us. essay writing compnay

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  108. Madam is good handwriting is useful in clearing mains exam

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  109. mam do we need to write essays in points

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  112. Hello mam,i want to ask u as I cannot afford online test series what can I do for improvement in my answer writing??

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