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Hello Friends
I need some guidance and suggestions from you.
I failed in prelims this year. My score was around 103.66-106 in general category. Now I am preparing for next year. Only thing which is bothering me right now is job insecurity. Thoughts keep on coming in my mind regarding what if I could not clear next time too. So, please suggest some back up plan or any other option to come out of this anxiety so that I can prepare with free mind. I will turn 26 at the end of this year.
My history is that I did graduation in Mechanical Engineering from IIT in 2015. After that I worked for 11 months in a Pharmaceutical company in supply chain department. I came to Delhi for preparation last year in July. Though I gave prelims in 2015 too which I could not clear because I didn't prepare for it. I didn't give in 2016 and failed in 2016. So practically it was my first attempt. I am applying on naukri.com also but am not able to find any job there. I had a CTC around 7.5 lakhs in previous job.
So please suggest a back up plan with reasonable remuneration. Should I prepare for SBI PO and other banking exams side by side as my CSAT is week and I might have failed in CSAT paper this time( attempted only 40 questions).
Moreover my optional is History( I didn't take mechanical as optional because I didn't study it properly in college) which is too vast. Moreover performance of History optional is not good these days. So anyone with history optional please share some foolproof strategies so that I can prepare it till December.

Please help!!
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  • Contact ur college seniors or ur batchmates....if u hav mtech then tier 2 engg colleges will go happily hire an iitian...

  • Bhai why not try ur hand at state psc civil service exam , there u can test ur mettle , competition is good there too , and it will help u to judge ur self for upsc as well , how well ur prepared and all
    ehh what's up doc!!!!

    Pre -4, mains -2 , interview - 2, Rank -None
  • bugsbunny said:

    Bhai why not try ur hand at state psc civil service exam , there u can test ur mettle , competition is good there too , and it will help u to judge ur self for upsc as well , how well ur prepared and all

    Haryana PSC hadn't released their notification since last 2 year.
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  • Tudor said:

    Yaar go to History Optional Group in Telegram. Waha Sunil Sharma Sir hain. Rank 247. Consult him. A very helpful guy.

    Google search maaro. Will find the group link.

    Couldn't find the telegram link..
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  • The name of this thread should be
    Pack Up plan.
    Just do it.
  • Hello Friends
    I need some guidance and suggestions from you.
    I failed in prelims this year. My score was around 103.66-106 in general category. Now I am preparing for next year. Only thing which is bothering me right now is job insecurity. Thoughts keep on coming in my mind regarding what if I could not clear next time too. So, please suggest some back up plan or any other option to come out of this anxiety so that I can prepare with free mind. I will turn 26 at the end of this year.
    My history is that I did graduation in Mechanical Engineering from IIT in 2015. After that I worked for 11 months in a Pharmaceutical company in supply chain department. I came to Delhi for preparation last year in July. Though I gave prelims in 2015 too which I could not clear because I didn't prepare for it. I didn't give in 2016 and failed in 2016. So practically it was my first attempt. I am applying on naukri.com also but am not able to find any job there. I had a CTC around 7.5 lakhs in previous job.
    So please suggest a back up plan with reasonable remuneration. Should I prepare for SBI PO and other banking exams side by side as my CSAT is week and I might have failed in CSAT paper this time( attempted only 40 questions).
    Moreover my optional is History( I didn't take mechanical as optional because I didn't study it properly in college) which is too vast. Moreover performance of History optional is not good these days. So anyone with history optional please share some foolproof strategies so that I can prepare it till December.

    Please help!!

    bhai yeh kaise
    पसीने की स्याही से जो लिखते है इरादों को, उनके मुकद्दर के सफ़ेद पन्ने कभी कोरे नही होते

    dekhte h zaalim or kitna tadpaega
  • What about banking exams...Are they good?
    Make Life Beautiful Again!!
  • Hello Friends
    I need some guidance and suggestions from you.
    I failed in prelims this year. My score was around 103.66-106 in general category. Now I am preparing for next year. Only thing which is bothering me right now is job insecurity. Thoughts keep on coming in my mind regarding what if I could not clear next time too. So, please suggest some back up plan or any other option to come out of this anxiety so that I can prepare with free mind. I will turn 26 at the end of this year.
    My history is that I did graduation in Mechanical Engineering from IIT in 2015. After that I worked for 11 months in a Pharmaceutical company in supply chain department. I came to Delhi for preparation last year in July. Though I gave prelims in 2015 too which I could not clear because I didn't prepare for it. I didn't give in 2016 and failed in 2016. So practically it was my first attempt. I am applying on naukri.com also but am not able to find any job there. I had a CTC around 7.5 lakhs in previous job.
    So please suggest a back up plan with reasonable remuneration. Should I prepare for SBI PO and other banking exams side by side as my CSAT is week and I might have failed in CSAT paper this time( attempted only 40 questions).
    Moreover my optional is History( I didn't take mechanical as optional because I didn't study it properly in college) which is too vast. Moreover performance of History optional is not good these days. So anyone with history optional please share some foolproof strategies so that I can prepare it till December.

    Please help!!

    Bhaai tera CSAT weak h toh SSC CGL and Bank PO in dono me toh bs math ki hi maaya h ......kaise hoga fir.
  • Hello Friends
    I need some guidance and suggestions from you.
    I failed in prelims this year. My score was around 103.66-106 in general category. Now I am preparing for next year. Only thing which is bothering me right now is job insecurity. Thoughts keep on coming in my mind regarding what if I could not clear next time too. So, please suggest some back up plan or any other option to come out of this anxiety so that I can prepare with free mind. I will turn 26 at the end of this year.
    My history is that I did graduation in Mechanical Engineering from IIT in 2015. After that I worked for 11 months in a Pharmaceutical company in supply chain department. I came to Delhi for preparation last year in July. Though I gave prelims in 2015 too which I could not clear because I didn't prepare for it. I didn't give in 2016 and failed in 2016. So practically it was my first attempt. I am applying on naukri.com also but am not able to find any job there. I had a CTC around 7.5 lakhs in previous job.
    So please suggest a back up plan with reasonable remuneration. Should I prepare for SBI PO and other banking exams side by side as my CSAT is week and I might have failed in CSAT paper this time( attempted only 40 questions).
    Moreover my optional is History( I didn't take mechanical as optional because I didn't study it properly in college) which is too vast. Moreover performance of History optional is not good these days. So anyone with history optional please share some foolproof strategies so that I can prepare it till December.

    Please help!!

    bhai yeh kaise
    I scored 135 in 2015 in paper 2when I even didn't know what civil services is.. After then I didn't touch the reasoning..Paper 2 surprised me this year..@Arvind Bhargava I can improve in quant not a big deal
    Make Life Beautiful Again!!
  • Hello Friends
    I need some guidance and suggestions from you.
    I failed in prelims this year. My score was around 103.66-106 in general category. Now I am preparing for next year. Only thing which is bothering me right now is job insecurity. Thoughts keep on coming in my mind regarding what if I could not clear next time too. So, please suggest some back up plan or any other option to come out of this anxiety so that I can prepare with free mind. I will turn 26 at the end of this year.
    My history is that I did graduation in Mechanical Engineering from IIT in 2015. After that I worked for 11 months in a Pharmaceutical company in supply chain department. I came to Delhi for preparation last year in July. Though I gave prelims in 2015 too which I could not clear because I didn't prepare for it. I didn't give in 2016 and failed in 2016. So practically it was my first attempt. I am applying on naukri.com also but am not able to find any job there. I had a CTC around 7.5 lakhs in previous job.
    So please suggest a back up plan with reasonable remuneration. Should I prepare for SBI PO and other banking exams side by side as my CSAT is week and I might have failed in CSAT paper this time( attempted only 40 questions).
    Moreover my optional is History( I didn't take mechanical as optional because I didn't study it properly in college) which is too vast. Moreover performance of History optional is not good these days. So anyone with history optional please share some foolproof strategies so that I can prepare it till December.

    Please help!!

    bhai yeh kaise
    result kya raha?
  • What about banking exams...Are they good?

    Bhai not very good for further civils preparation if ur not very very lucky with ur branch or ur boss , a PO has lot of responsibility thats y not good for civil service,
    ehh what's up doc!!!!

    Pre -4, mains -2 , interview - 2, Rank -None
  • Hello Friends
    I need some guidance and suggestions from you.
    I failed in prelims this year. My score was around 103.66-106 in general category. Now I am preparing for next year. Only thing which is bothering me right now is job insecurity. Thoughts keep on coming in my mind regarding what if I could not clear next time too. So, please suggest some back up plan or any other option to come out of this anxiety so that I can prepare with free mind. I will turn 26 at the end of this year.
    My history is that I did graduation in Mechanical Engineering from IIT in 2015. After that I worked for 11 months in a Pharmaceutical company in supply chain department. I came to Delhi for preparation last year in July. Though I gave prelims in 2015 too which I could not clear because I didn't prepare for it. I didn't give in 2016 and failed in 2016. So practically it was my first attempt. I am applying on naukri.com also but am not able to find any job there. I had a CTC around 7.5 lakhs in previous job.
    So please suggest a back up plan with reasonable remuneration. Should I prepare for SBI PO and other banking exams side by side as my CSAT is week and I might have failed in CSAT paper this time( attempted only 40 questions).
    Moreover my optional is History( I didn't take mechanical as optional because I didn't study it properly in college) which is too vast. Moreover performance of History optional is not good these days. So anyone with history optional please share some foolproof strategies so that I can prepare it till December.

    Please help!!

    bhai yeh kaise
    result kya raha?
    Nhi Hua yar, somewhere near border screwed I think :( rtv constitutional, ivc 1onkt, cabinet speedy
    पसीने की स्याही से जो लिखते है इरादों को, उनके मुकद्दर के सफ़ेद पन्ने कभी कोरे नही होते

    dekhte h zaalim or kitna tadpaega
  • Never imagined once that I ll be kicked out in pre itself. Worst feeling it was.. I don't know people who fail back to back in prelims like I saw one person rishi woh failed 4 pre back to back. How they get that energy to restart everything again. N m not worried more about my failure this year. M worried about starting it again what if upsc served the same shit next year. Kahan jaake roenge. Bc prime time mein aone life yahan invest Kar Rahe h or unko kadar bhi nhi
    पसीने की स्याही से जो लिखते है इरादों को, उनके मुकद्दर के सफ़ेद पन्ने कभी कोरे नही होते

    dekhte h zaalim or kitna tadpaega
  • पसीने की स्याही से जो लिखते है इरादों को, उनके मुकद्दर के सफ़ेद पन्ने कभी कोरे नही होते B)
  • Bro prepare for ibps po exam which is going to be held in oct/nov if you want job security (till next year prelims you will be having job if you cleared)
  • @Hesinberg if finance is really an issue.u can apply for faculty post in it coaching.they give good perks :) atb.or else if ur mtech then any university Amity etc can easily hier u.
  • Bhai it would be better you give all other bank exam as they are speedy in recruitment and alongside do revise so that you would not forget civils syllabus.
  • @heisenberg2017 i cant believe ur version..IIT'IANS are considered most intelligent..now u r saying that u not qualified and having difficulty in seeking job...no no no something is wrong...i feel u didnt kept ur complete energy in upsc or in job searching...

    Reveal ur bio completely..definitely u will get job within days
  • I advise u 2 strategies...leave upsc work 2 yrs and earn money and comeback sit for 2- 3 yrs and give good attempt.
    Choose a job with least
  • edited July 28
    Dorjay123 said:

    Bhai it would be better you give all other bank exam as they are speedy in recruitment and alongside do revise so that you would not forget civils syllabus.

    Elaborate bro! Which all?

    @Hesinberg if finance is really an issue.u can apply for faculty post in it coaching.they give good perks :) atb.or else if ur mtech then any university Amity etc can easily hier u.

    What position wd they offr? Not the faculty position for sure. Since they remain insecure abt u leaving them soon in lieu of ur prep or selection. Isnt it?
    Correct me if i m wrong!
  • edited July 29
    Skore said:

    Dorjay123 said:

    Bhai it would be better you give all other bank exam as they are speedy in recruitment and alongside do revise so that you would not forget civils syllabus.

    Elaborate bro! Which all?

    @Hesinberg if finance is really an issue.u can apply for faculty post in it coaching.they give good perks :) atb.or else if ur mtech then any university Amity etc can easily hier u.

    What position wd they offr? Not the faculty position for sure. Since they remain insecure abt u leaving them soon in lieu of ur prep or selection. Isnt it?
    Correct me if i m wrong!
    I knew about aakash coaching.they make u fill a bond for 6-12 months,initially for 6 months or so u r rarely given classes,n ur only job is to solve doubts.if one wants to be in orn itself,can go to byju classes n request them to take ur interview for faculty position for iit or medical or school tutoring.no idea abt if n buts there. :)

    Ps-thoda sa niralaj hona padega as it may be embarrassing for person from good background to roam around for naukari.so advicing to directly meet the director.
  • Anyone here giving Nabard examination?
  • edited July 29
    Thanks all for suggestions..I will give an another shot to UPSC.
    Make Life Beautiful Again!!
  • Rishii said:

    Anyone here giving Nabard examination?

    am giving grade a exam
  • To my forum friends who are thinking about a job/ backup plan and still want to crack upsc with remaining shots,

    I saw many suggesting banking exams as back up plan, that may be good if u r aiming for 2019, if you are aiming for
    oct/nov ibps exams, it requires time to catch up with the speed of coaching wala kids, though the qstn seems easy speed is all matters, for that u need time, min 2-3 months( With all Focus). And once you clear pre ,mains gonna happen next month then interview, whole process will take your 6-7 months(min). that means by March2018 & prelims is on june 2018. if you clear all the stages then its a relief, but what if u fail?. another disaster, ur precious time for upsc is gone and couldnt make a back up plan too..

    This happened to me last year, so if you want to be financially independent, you have lots of opportunities, say

    1. Teaching
    2. Editor or Content writers (NGOs, Media etc)
    3. Get certification in some softwares which can secure you a job ( CCNA, CCNP, Coreldraw, DCFA etc, etc ). look around for it which suits ur graduation , u can get into a job asap with it.

    Any job which can financially support you for some time, once pre is near you can resign or apply for leave, atleast it will help you in career as in u will get experience and some savings, also you will get 4-5 hours daily to study. it is way better than sitting 16 hours daily with overthinking, tension and stress.

    You can complete your option by December, and by Jan you can start pre along with a job.Every sunday you will get time for mock test. I wrote this cos i dont want to see you guys jumping from one sinking ship to another one like DUNKIRK soldiers. We all will reach our destiny/home provided we have the will , make it simple choose the easy and safest path to reach there ( Little ships/ Civilian boats ;) :) )


    This is my opinion and i do respect the same of everyone here.

  • Im a 2nd yr btech student and want to appear for UPSC Prelims after my graduation
    i.e.2020.What should be my strategy ?
    Sorry this question is out of the context of the current thread matter....but plzz help me...
    Some suggestions from senior players would be highly appreciable..
    Thanks in Advance..
  • To my forum friends who are thinking about a job/ backup plan and still want to crack upsc with remaining shots,

    I saw many suggesting banking exams as back up plan, that may be good if u r aiming for 2019, if you are aiming for
    oct/nov ibps exams, it requires time to catch up with the speed of coaching wala kids, though the qstn seems easy speed is all matters, for that u need time, min 2-3 months( With all Focus). And once you clear pre ,mains gonna happen next month then interview, whole process will take your 6-7 months(min). that means by March2018 & prelims is on june 2018. if you clear all the stages then its a relief, but what if u fail?. another disaster, ur precious time for upsc is gone and couldnt make a back up plan too..

    This happened to me last year, so if you want to be financially independent, you have lots of opportunities, say

    1. Teaching
    2. Editor or Content writers (NGOs, Media etc)
    3. Get certification in some softwares which can secure you a job ( CCNA, CCNP, Coreldraw, DCFA etc, etc ). look around for it which suits ur graduation , u can get into a job asap with it.

    Any job which can financially support you for some time, once pre is near you can resign or apply for leave, atleast it will help you in career as in u will get experience and some savings, also you will get 4-5 hours daily to study. it is way better than sitting 16 hours daily with overthinking, tension and stress.

    You can complete your option by December, and by Jan you can start pre along with a job.Every sunday you will get time for mock test. I wrote this cos i dont want to see you guys jumping from one sinking ship to another one like DUNKIRK soldiers. We all will reach our destiny/home provided we have the will , make it simple choose the easy and safest path to reach there ( Little ships/ Civilian boats ;) :) )


    This is my opinion and i do respect the same of everyone here.

    How to become a content writer? Please shed more light on that part.
  • Gng to execute 3rd option .Veery soon . although m in for mains but as age is approaching 25 and was my 4th attempt general so no more upsc sentiments ..Tymm to move on Nd get some backup .... :/ .Will join job after mains .....
  • To my forum friends who are thinking about a job/ backup plan and still want to crack upsc with remaining shots,

    I saw many suggesting banking exams as back up plan, that may be good if u r aiming for 2019, if you are aiming for
    oct/nov ibps exams, it requires time to catch up with the speed of coaching wala kids, though the qstn seems easy speed is all matters, for that u need time, min 2-3 months( With all Focus). And once you clear pre ,mains gonna happen next month then interview, whole process will take your 6-7 months(min). that means by March2018 & prelims is on june 2018. if you clear all the stages then its a relief, but what if u fail?. another disaster, ur precious time for upsc is gone and couldnt make a back up plan too..

    This happened to me last year, so if you want to be financially independent, you have lots of opportunities, say

    1. Teaching
    2. Editor or Content writers (NGOs, Media etc)
    3. Get certification in some softwares which can secure you a job ( CCNA, CCNP, Coreldraw, DCFA etc, etc ). look around for it which suits ur graduation , u can get into a job asap with it.

    Any job which can financially support you for some time, once pre is near you can resign or apply for leave, atleast it will help you in career as in u will get experience and some savings, also you will get 4-5 hours daily to study. it is way better than sitting 16 hours daily with overthinking, tension and stress.

    You can complete your option by December, and by Jan you can start pre along with a job.Every sunday you will get time for mock test. I wrote this cos i dont want to see you guys jumping from one sinking ship to another one like DUNKIRK soldiers. We all will reach our destiny/home provided we have the will , make it simple choose the easy and safest path to reach there ( Little ships/ Civilian boats ;) :) )


    This is my opinion and i do respect the same of everyone here.

    Who'all offer such opportunities at such quick disposal? Where to apply? Content writer is a good job to be. And plz dont tell us abt freelancer.com..there bidders steal project wd their expertise.
  • spy said:

    Gng to execute 3rd option .Veery soon . although m in for mains but as age is approaching 25 and was my 4th attempt general so no more upsc sentiments ..Tymm to move on Nd get some backup .... :/ .Will join job after mains .....

    Abey pad lo mains Dena h tumhe ....aur agar alternative plan pe hi focus h toh kyn 4 saal marae
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