Feb 23, 2022
This is one such question that haunts the mind of all those who aspire to start preparing for civil services. Despite this being a fundamental question for most aspirants, whether they should join UPSC coaching or not, people struggle to find out a proper answer to it.
If you meet toppers, they will say that there is no need for coaching yet you will find the names of toppers in most of the institutes. A simple aspirant becomes confused about what to do or what not to do for his/her UPSC exam preparation.
If we try to deconstruct the experiences of most of the toppers, it is generally found that most of them start their preparation with coaching classes, some in college time, others afterwards. Yet by the end of their preparation, they start feeling that there was no need of coaching.
The reason is that the UPSC paper is highly complex and dynamic. It keeps on changing year after year. If one reads NCERTs and have a look at the papers then the fellow becomes bewildered. They feel that these questions are too difficult and yes they are difficult. Then he looks at the syllabus and ends up realizing that everything under the Sun is part of the syllabus. This creates anxiety and confusion. Then he starts looking for guidance.
Now there is a difference between guidance and coaching. Everyone needs guidance but for coaching, it depends on the peculiar circumstances of the person who is preparing for the exam. There are also many coaching centers that are experts in misguidance also. This also vitiates the situation.
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It is possible to clear the exam with good marks without coaching and many of the selected candidates did this, but it is also true that with proper guidance and easy availability of exam-oriented study material clearing the exam becomes easy and fast. Right guidance at the start of the preparation makes it easy for the candidates to make it to the list with minimum efforts and in minimum time. Here, the coaching institutes can provide this space.
Selecting the right guidance or coaching is also a very challenging task. What are the parameters that a candidate should look for in a coaching institute that he/she going to enroll in? To make it easy for candidates here we are listing some of the important qualities that students should look for before selecting any Coaching Institute:
The offline coachings are very costly and their price does not justify the content provided by them. Here, Prepladder as an institute fulfils all these requirements of a good guide in the journey of getting success in the UPSC CSE exam.
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With the fast change in the pattern of UPSC prelims and mains examination and the availability of a plethora of resources for UPSC by different coaching institutes and individual YouTube channels, it becomes more important to know what has to study and how preparation has to be done. There comes the role of a mentor to handhold you for a better learning experience and achieve success.
After having first-hand experience in the field of UPSC Preparation, it is being felt that PrepLadder is a platform that can be chosen not for one but for many reasons. Some of them are:
These are a few points among many more to give insight to each aspirant about the noble work of PrepLadder Platform so that we all can learn together and win in the journey of UPSC preparation. It is rightly said that half battle is won if soldiers are equipped with the right arsenals and trained to use them, Prepladder would give all aspirants the right arsenal and would train them to use it correctly so that we can win in this battle in the first attempt itself.
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