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Logically arriving at right answer

Forumites As Abhijeet sir said some people toil day and night but fail prelims by low margins, then there are those who focus on mains whole year yet crack prelims with flying colors by logically deducing the answer.
Elimination techniques all are aware of what else do you think can be helpful in deriving at right answer with logic.
Share your strategy for the benefit of all.

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  • If a question on Pink Revolution comes, would you pick meat production or women's movements? Intelligent brains would pick on women movements because that's how we have come to know about PINK, after all meat don't look pink! But that would be wrong. :mrgreen:

    You can eliminate only when you know, else you would end up eliminating everything. :mrgreen:

    Moral of the story - Toppers' strategies sometimes can be injurious to UPSC preparation. :mrgreen:
  • edited May 8
    Kyu time waste kar raha hai bhai padhle, first attempt hai tera.
    Logic use karne ke liye experience chahiye, woh experience 20+ days mei nai milne wala.
  • Mulberry said:

    If a question on Pink Revolution comes, would you pick meat production or women's movements? Intelligent brains would pick on women movements because that's how we have come to know about PINK, after all meat don't look pink! But that would be wrong. :mrgreen:

    You can eliminate only when you know, else you would end up eliminating everything. :mrgreen:

    Moral of the story - Toppers' strategies sometimes can be injurious to UPSC preparation. :mrgreen:

    yes in everything there can't be logic and thats the right fact logically deducing is itself the risk game which comes with its own benefits

  • Mulberry said:

    If a question on Pink Revolution comes, would you pick meat production or women's movements? Intelligent brains would pick on women movements because that's how we have come to know about PINK, after all meat don't look pink! But that would be wrong. :mrgreen:

    You can eliminate only when you know, else you would end up eliminating everything. :mrgreen:

    Moral of the story - Toppers' strategies sometimes can be injurious to UPSC preparation. :mrgreen:

    pink revolution would refer to onion production/ pharmaceutical and prawn production.

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  • Since some days, utter madness has crept into me. I'm becoming mad. I'm glad that there are other mad people around. I love you all. :mrgreen:
  • pizzza said:

    Kyu time waste kar raha hai bhai padhle, first attempt hai tera.
    Logic use karne ke liye experience chahiye, woh experience 20+ days mei nai milne wala.

    bhai thoda insights freshers ko v mil jayegi aap jese experienced players se

  • Mulberry said:

    If a question on Pink Revolution comes, would you pick meat production or women's movements? Intelligent brains would pick on women movements because that's how we have come to know about PINK, after all meat don't look pink! But that would be wrong. :mrgreen:

    You can eliminate only when you know, else you would end up eliminating everything. :mrgreen:

    Moral of the story - Toppers' strategies sometimes can be injurious to UPSC preparation. :mrgreen:

    pink revolution would refer to onion production/ pharmaceutical and prawn production.
    Prawn is not crop, I guess. :mrgreen:

    Anyways, refer books once again Sarfira bhai. :mrgreen:
  • Mulberry said:

    Mulberry said:

    If a question on Pink Revolution comes, would you pick meat production or women's movements? Intelligent brains would pick on women movements because that's how we have come to know about PINK, after all meat don't look pink! But that would be wrong. :mrgreen:

    You can eliminate only when you know, else you would end up eliminating everything. :mrgreen:

    Moral of the story - Toppers' strategies sometimes can be injurious to UPSC preparation. :mrgreen:

    pink revolution would refer to onion production/ pharmaceutical and prawn production.
    Prawn is not crop, I guess. :mrgreen:

    Anyways, refer books once again Sarfira bhai. :mrgreen:
    In the context of revolutions in India in the field of agriculture, “pink revolution” would refer to onion production/pharmaceutical and prawn production. Meat production and tomato production are both referred to as “red revolution.” Some of the other revolutions are “black revolution” (petroleum production); “blue revolution” (fish production); “brown revolution” (leather/non-conventional/cocoa production); “grey revolution” (fertilizer production); “silver revolution” (egg/poultry production); “white revolution” (milk/dairy production, in India referred to as ‘Operation Flood,’ and “yellow revolution” (oilseeds production).

    http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/communal-colour/article5868530.ece

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  • Mulberry said:

    If a question on Pink Revolution comes, would you pick meat production or women's movements? Intelligent brains would pick on women movements because that's how we have come to know about PINK, after all meat don't look pink! But that would be wrong. :mrgreen:

    You can eliminate only when you know, else you would end up eliminating everything. :mrgreen:

    Moral of the story - Toppers' strategies sometimes can be injurious to UPSC preparation. :mrgreen:

    Bahut junior hu.... Yet to give first prelims in 2019 but gustakhi maaf :mrgreen:

    What I feel prelims me overall life learning bahut kaam atti hai.. Like pink revolution...

    M from Bihar n love mutton... In our area good mutton ko wo gulabi (pink) meat bhi bolte (not usually but ek baar bachpan me sunna)

    Just like this... Overall life learning I guess can increase 5marks...(mind it it can sail u)
  • Elimination extreme cases & data related Qs mein pehle ho jata tha, but now UPSC has even started manipulating data, year, N th summit..
  • Mulberry said:

    Mulberry said:

    If a question on Pink Revolution comes, would you pick meat production or women's movements? Intelligent brains would pick on women movements because that's how we have come to know about PINK, after all meat don't look pink! But that would be wrong. :mrgreen:

    You can eliminate only when you know, else you would end up eliminating everything. :mrgreen:

    Moral of the story - Toppers' strategies sometimes can be injurious to UPSC preparation. :mrgreen:

    pink revolution would refer to onion production/ pharmaceutical and prawn production.
    Prawn is not crop, I guess. :mrgreen:

    Anyways, refer books once again Sarfira bhai. :mrgreen:
    In the context of revolutions in India in the field of agriculture, “pink revolution” would refer to onion production/pharmaceutical and prawn production. Meat production and tomato production are both referred to as “red revolution.” Some of the other revolutions are “black revolution” (petroleum production); “blue revolution” (fish production); “brown revolution” (leather/non-conventional/cocoa production); “grey revolution” (fertilizer production); “silver revolution” (egg/poultry production); “white revolution” (milk/dairy production, in India referred to as ‘Operation Flood,’ and “yellow revolution” (oilseeds production).

    http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/communal-colour/article5868530.ece
    Thanks Bhai. I'll burn my book today. :mrgreen:
  • khagaul said:

    Mulberry said:

    If a question on Pink Revolution comes, would you pick meat production or women's movements? Intelligent brains would pick on women movements because that's how we have come to know about PINK, after all meat don't look pink! But that would be wrong. :mrgreen:

    You can eliminate only when you know, else you would end up eliminating everything. :mrgreen:

    Moral of the story - Toppers' strategies sometimes can be injurious to UPSC preparation. :mrgreen:

    Bahut junior hu.... Yet to give first prelims in 2019 but gustakhi maaf :mrgreen:

    What I feel prelims me overall life learning bahut kaam atti hai.. Like pink revolution...

    M from Bihar n love mutton... In our area good mutton ko wo gulabi (pink) meat bhi bolte (not usually but ek baar bachpan me sunna)

    Just like this... Overall life learning I guess can increase 5marks...(mind it it can sail u)
    I'm a pure vegetarian. So, I don't know much about gulabi food. :mrgreen: Yes, life experiences help in prelims. :mrgreen:
  • If you attempt 70 questions. And can't attemp any further by elimination.
    You can mark option 'B' or 'C' for remaining 30 questions. There will be a net positive gain.

    Tried this in atleast 15 tests.


  • Mark C in all options youndont know. Ul be in positive.
  • dpagarwal said:

    Mark C in all options youndont know. Ul be in positive.

    +1 this technique was given by my friend once in 11th for Jee (though I don't cleared it) but got +5 marks

    Kyu share kiya ye trick... Will inflate cutoff my one marks...

    Log bolte hai... Last ke 10 question kisi ko ni atte.. Mark c in all the ten...
  • edited May 8
    khagaul said:

    dpagarwal said:

    Mark C in all options youndont know. Ul be in positive.

    +1 this technique was given by my friend once in 11th for Jee (though I don't cleared it) but got +5 marks

    Kyu share kiya ye trick... Will inflate cutoff my one marks...

    Log bolte hai... Last ke 10 question kisi ko ni atte.. Mark c in all the ten...
    Please try this technique, You will definitely see inflation, but no rise in "Real value" :mrgreen:
    #selfgoal
    baby i dont need prelims questions to have fun night
  • edited May 8
    I prepared wholly for mains last year, used to get 100+ in insights test series, still failed :trollface:

    Moral of the story there are many who failed with this strategy. Few who succeed, and people worship those few. :trollface:

    what is probablity of success for above strategy?
    Claiming ,today kohli will hit century! if he failed many will curse kohli. If he hit century, kuch chutiye uska reason bhi denge and kahenge ye mera hardwork hai that I spent on Data crunching and arrive kohli will hi century.. other are useless fellow My data crunching method was good..



    Upsc me aisa hai khel hai dost... jo jita vo sikandar.. jo hara vo bandar :trollface:

    quality hardwork takriban 5000 log karte.. but rang lata hai bas 500 logo ka strategy.. baki 4500 chutiye hi kahlate hai :trollface:
    Cut off - ajgar range :D
  • I prepared wholly for mains last year, used to get 100+ in insights test series, still failed :trollface:

    Moral of the story there are many who failed with this strategy. Few who succeed, and people worship those few. :trollface:

    what is probablity of success for above strategy?
    Claiming ,today kohli will hit century! if he failed many will curse kohli. If he hit century, kuch chutiye uska reason bhi denge and kahenge ye mera hardwork hai that I spent on Data crunching and arrive kohli will hi century.. other are useless fellow My data crunching method was good..



    Upsc me aisa hai khel hai dost... jo jita vo sikandar.. jo hara vo bandar :trollface:

    quality hardwork takriban 5000 log karte.. but rang lata hai bas 500 logo ka strategy.. baki 4500 chutiye hi kahlate hai :trollface:

    +500....kuch toppers ke video dekha hein they can beat our prime minister in the art of throwing.
    Sabka maalik domino
  • edited May 8
    1. All logic becomes SCIENTIFIC LOGIC if they turn out true. Otherwise it's a Pure Guess.


    2. Experience and Strong knowledge base only is the best ingredients for scientific logic.


    3. Pre is mostly lost or gained in last 10 15 minutes in exam hall till that point each of the aspirants is quite logical in his/her approach.


    Focus on Practice. Deduce ur own logics. Revise the basics. And u shall excell. ATB :)


    Being IAS... 4 U Onlyyy... :-)


    " Woods are lovely dark and deep..
    But I have promises to keep..
    But I have promises to keep..
    And miles to go before I sleep.. before I sleep. " :)

    #HumHongeKamyaabEkDin :)
  • Watch kabil movie. Try like Hritik roshan.
  • domino said:

    I prepared wholly for mains last year, used to get 100+ in insights test series, still failed :trollface:

    Moral of the story there are many who failed with this strategy. Few who succeed, and people worship those few. :trollface:

    what is probablity of success for above strategy?
    Claiming ,today kohli will hit century! if he failed many will curse kohli. If he hit century, kuch chutiye uska reason bhi denge and kahenge ye mera hardwork hai that I spent on Data crunching and arrive kohli will hi century.. other are useless fellow My data crunching method was good..



    Upsc me aisa hai khel hai dost... jo jita vo sikandar.. jo hara vo bandar :trollface:

    quality hardwork takriban 5000 log karte.. but rang lata hai bas 500 logo ka strategy.. baki 4500 chutiye hi kahlate hai :trollface:

    +500....kuch toppers ke video dekha hein they can beat our prime minister in the art of throwing.
    @domino sir one minute before my birth time my d10 Chart is diffrent aaj pta chala....may be ye d10 mera Ho

    ek baar dekh lijiye upper say.... n ifs /ias hai kya :mrgreen:

    P. S--2 minute pls... New Chart d10
  • domino said:

    I prepared wholly for mains last year, used to get 100+ in insights test series, still failed :trollface:

    Moral of the story there are many who failed with this strategy. Few who succeed, and people worship those few. :trollface:

    what is probablity of success for above strategy?
    Claiming ,today kohli will hit century! if he failed many will curse kohli. If he hit century, kuch chutiye uska reason bhi denge and kahenge ye mera hardwork hai that I spent on Data crunching and arrive kohli will hi century.. other are useless fellow My data crunching method was good..



    Upsc me aisa hai khel hai dost... jo jita vo sikandar.. jo hara vo bandar :trollface:

    quality hardwork takriban 5000 log karte.. but rang lata hai bas 500 logo ka strategy.. baki 4500 chutiye hi kahlate hai :trollface:

    +500....kuch toppers ke video dekha hein they can beat our prime minister in the art of throwing.
    If I remember in 2013 (at the time of Gaurav Agarwal sir) there was one Topper with very good rank who was claiming in every of his interviews with magazines that he prepared only the Hindu newspaper and nothing else even basic books. I am still wondering if he was lying (most probably) or is it really possible to clear exam by only studying newspaper.
  • My observations :
    1) I score more when I attempt all 100. When I attempt I around 75 I acore around 90. When I attemp around 85 I score around 100-105. When I attempt around 100 I score 110+. Like I said earlier I mark B or C for all the options I don't know.

    2) Intelligent guessing or elimination technique can only be developed by solving mocks. Revision or multiple reading does not help in this department.

    3) Being confident and aggressive while attempting, helps a lot. If you are afraid or low on confidence then you mess up.

    4) Some people clear by getting only 30-35 right in first session. Others can't even get through by getting 45 right in first session. Solving Mock tests and working on your intelligent guessing most be your top most priority in last few days.



  • khagaul said:

    dpagarwal said:

    Mark C in all options youndont know. Ul be in positive.

    +1 this technique was given by my friend once in 11th for Jee (though I don't cleared it) but got +5 marks

    Kyu share kiya ye trick... Will inflate cutoff my one marks...

    Log bolte hai... Last ke 10 question kisi ko ni atte.. Mark c in all the ten...
    Killed AIEEE 2010 with this, all A for 20 or so questions physics since I spent all my time in maths and chem, Lol! But this shit doesn't work here in upsc, take minimal risks only if you can reduce it to 2/4 options
  • Dead Man said:

    domino said:

    I prepared wholly for mains last year, used to get 100+ in insights test series, still failed :trollface:

    Moral of the story there are many who failed with this strategy. Few who succeed, and people worship those few. :trollface:

    what is probablity of success for above strategy?
    Claiming ,today kohli will hit century! if he failed many will curse kohli. If he hit century, kuch chutiye uska reason bhi denge and kahenge ye mera hardwork hai that I spent on Data crunching and arrive kohli will hi century.. other are useless fellow My data crunching method was good..



    Upsc me aisa hai khel hai dost... jo jita vo sikandar.. jo hara vo bandar :trollface:

    quality hardwork takriban 5000 log karte.. but rang lata hai bas 500 logo ka strategy.. baki 4500 chutiye hi kahlate hai :trollface:

    +500....kuch toppers ke video dekha hein they can beat our prime minister in the art of throwing.
    If I remember in 2013 (at the time of Gaurav Agarwal sir) there was one Topper with very good rank who was claiming in every of his interviews with magazines that he prepared only the Hindu newspaper and nothing else even basic books. I am still wondering if he was lying (most probably) or is it really possible to clear exam by only studying newspaper.
    The following year topper said that s/he was too lazy to read anything. :mrgreen:
  • edited May 8
    Mulberry said:

    Dead Man said:

    domino said:

    I prepared wholly for mains last year, used to get 100+ in insights test series, still failed :trollface:

    Moral of the story there are many who failed with this strategy. Few who succeed, and people worship those few. :trollface:

    what is probablity of success for above strategy?
    Claiming ,today kohli will hit century! if he failed many will curse kohli. If he hit century, kuch chutiye uska reason bhi denge and kahenge ye mera hardwork hai that I spent on Data crunching and arrive kohli will hi century.. other are useless fellow My data crunching method was good..



    Upsc me aisa hai khel hai dost... jo jita vo sikandar.. jo hara vo bandar :trollface:

    quality hardwork takriban 5000 log karte.. but rang lata hai bas 500 logo ka strategy.. baki 4500 chutiye hi kahlate hai :trollface:

    +500....kuch toppers ke video dekha hein they can beat our prime minister in the art of throwing.
    If I remember in 2013 (at the time of Gaurav Agarwal sir) there was one Topper with very good rank who was claiming in every of his interviews with magazines that he prepared only the Hindu newspaper and nothing else even basic books. I am still wondering if he was lying (most probably) or is it really possible to clear exam by only studying newspaper.
    The following year topper said that s/he was too lazy to read anything. :mrgreen:
    Mulberry said:

    Dead Man said:

    domino said:

    I prepared wholly for mains last year, used to get 100+ in insights test series, still failed :trollface:

    Moral of the story there are many who failed with this strategy. Few who succeed, and people worship those few. :trollface:

    what is probablity of success for above strategy?
    Claiming ,today kohli will hit century! if he failed many will curse kohli. If he hit century, kuch chutiye uska reason bhi denge and kahenge ye mera hardwork hai that I spent on Data crunching and arrive kohli will hi century.. other are useless fellow My data crunching method was good..



    Upsc me aisa hai khel hai dost... jo jita vo sikandar.. jo hara vo bandar :trollface:

    quality hardwork takriban 5000 log karte.. but rang lata hai bas 500 logo ka strategy.. baki 4500 chutiye hi kahlate hai :trollface:

    +500....kuch toppers ke video dekha hein they can beat our prime minister in the art of throwing.
    If I remember in 2013 (at the time of Gaurav Agarwal sir) there was one Topper with very good rank who was claiming in every of his interviews with magazines that he prepared only the Hindu newspaper and nothing else even basic books. I am still wondering if he was lying (most probably) or is it really possible to clear exam by only studying newspaper.
    The following year topper said that s/he was too lazy to read anything. :mrgreen:
    Laziness was redefined in 2014... for few months:trollface:
    Cut off - ajgar range :D
  • Be logical while solving the paper, don’t have any preconceived notions about imaginary cutoffs while attempting the paper.
    With people attempting more and more each year, we tend to forget that UPSC is also evolving.
  • chatur siren ding ding ding
    "A bird on wing finds something , while those who sit still only find death "
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