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"Ekla chalo re" in optional prep.

There is no good coaching / mentor ( even in DL) in my optional.
Also my optional is near extinction, in my 3years stay in ORN i had nt found even a single aspirant of that optional.
I m not demotivated as im well acqinted with my optional.
Anyone with simillar situation plz share ur Dos and Donts while preparing optional by self.


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  • which optional

  • Botany.
  • Edit -
    m talking only with respect to IAS. Otherwise Botany for FOREST SERVICE is a greener pasture. AS u know there is much difference in IAS n Forest difficulty level, xam demand n competition wrt other optiinals.
  • tanya7777 said:

    Botany.

    Ur score? Writing forest this time?
  • tanya7777 said:

    There is no good coaching / mentor ( even in DL) in my optional.
    Also my optional is near extinction, in my 3years stay in ORN i had nt found even a single aspirant of that optional.
    I m not demotivated as im well acqinted with my optional.
    Anyone with simillar situation plz share ur Dos and Donts while preparing optional by self.


    I had been preparing a similar optional like yours till my last attempt. To make matters worse my graduation was in different field than my optional. Some of the drawbacks of taking this exam with an obscure optional are -
    1. You have to research for even the previous years papers yourself as it is not readily available
    2. You have to do research on what books to read especially when your graduation subject is different than your optional, most of the times it is a trial and error approach and an error can cost you a full year
    3. There is no coaching no guide no friend no mentor. Aapo deepo Bhavah.
    4. That also means that there is no test series
    5. The time you spend on your optional does not help in your general studies
    6. Because very few people take this optional so you do not know what works and what not. You do not know what is the good answer, what is a bad answer, how is the marking scheme, etc
    7. Take this optional only if you love the subject so much that you do not worry about the above factors.

    Good luck!
    Attempt # 4 | 1st attempt with PSIR optional | Previous attempts with statistics optional | RBI Grade B Officer
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