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Take aways from success or failure in mains 2015

All those , who have faced success or failure in cse (m) 2015 results, please ...
Pen down your thoughts here.....what might have worked/might not have worked.

Even a line or two will work , which can be elaborated later.
Now that recently, results are out.. .. There will be many good/negative points circulating in your mind ...please do contribute.
Thanks. :)
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  • edited February 2016
    I dint give my 100% :| , took medical science too lightly.
    * sailed in two boats PG entrance + upsc. Doomed in both :#
    * Ethics too :# dint study at all , did only bakar in exam :#
  • edited February 2016
    takeaway @pizza :trollface:

    [Mod note: No Bakar here pizza]
    Good Bye. See you Later.
  • Perhaps essay and ethics .
  • Friends use this thread exhaustively
    After some time u also would be benefitted by this
    Pucchi to all <3
  • edited February 2016
    jawani mat barbd kro is unpredictability me...ab to aisa lagta hai ki mandir me baithe hai aur pujari ji mantr padh rhe hai bhagwan(upsc) ko khush karne k liye...ab reformation/revolution to aana hi chahiye is luck based exam me else har saal jua chalta rahega aur zindagiya barbd hoti rahegi..
  • There s something that went wrong.. May be our hardwork or may be fate...whatever it may be..I think hope is a bad thing..I think we shouldn't hope just work work n work...n trust me..I have some first hand experience of selected officers..everyone is struggling even now...someone is struggling with troubled marriage..someone's son is a drug addict..someone's cursing god that why he got IPS...etc etc...bhai log fark bass itna hai ki hum plastic ki kursi aur pankhe me sangharsh karte hain aur Jo officer bante hain woh gadde ki kursi aur AC me sangharsh karte hain...sangharsh to Harr haal me karna hai...I'm a central government employee in a very reputed department....n trust me its not easy to face those eyes in office expecting/mocking at u on Monday...but still..bhai log.. Bachpan me ek kavita padhi thi ..aur adhik le jaanch devta itna kroor nahi hai..thak kar baith gaye kya bhai manzil door nahi hai...firr denge exam..shayad firr fail honge..lekin ek baar aur....aane de...firr jhelenge...firr uthenge ..iski Maa ka..sorry mods..lekin sala aadmi ko saans lene me takleef hoti hai to woh khaansta hai..lekin saans Lena band nahi karta...daang to tab fat ti hai jab saans nahi aati...final words...every successful person is not an IAS and every IAS is not a successful person....
  • Life goes on
    Valar Morghulis
  • My optional Geography paper-1 was very bad.....
    I am expecting less than 200 marks in optional
    I (general candidate) have qualified for interview because of my performance in GS
    For me test series and presentation (diagram, flow chart, map, official statement, examples and case studies in all GS papers) in GS worked
  • uhsa said:

    There s something that went wrong.. May be our hardwork or may be fate...whatever it may be..I think hope is a bad thing..I think we shouldn't hope just work work n work...n trust me..I have some first hand experience of selected officers..everyone is struggling even now...someone is struggling with troubled marriage..someone's son is a drug addict..someone's cursing god that why he got IPS...etc etc...bhai log fark bass itna hai ki hum plastic ki kursi aur pankhe me sangharsh karte hain aur Jo officer bante hain woh gadde ki kursi aur AC me sangharsh karte hain...sangharsh to Harr haal me karna hai...I'm a central government employee in a very reputed department....n trust me its not easy to face those eyes in office expecting/mocking at u on Monday...but still..bhai log.. Bachpan me ek kavita padhi thi ..aur adhik le jaanch devta itna kroor nahi hai..thak kar baith gaye kya bhai manzil door nahi hai...firr denge exam..shayad firr fail honge..lekin ek baar aur....aane de...firr jhelenge...firr uthenge ..iski Maa ka..sorry mods..lekin sala aadmi ko saans lene me takleef hoti hai to woh khaansta hai..lekin saans Lena band nahi karta...daang to tab fat ti hai jab saans nahi aati...final words...every successful person is not an IAS and every IAS is not a successful person....

    Wish forum had d like button..
    same status..fearful of monday..
    AIR-128. CSE-2016.
    IRS IT.
  • wait for marksheet, it wud be difficult now to assess where it went right or wrong...upsc always surprises..
    Our survival instinct is our single greatest source of inspiration. - Dr. Mann
  • arre like button wapas lao prabhu @root .....pata to chale kon sahi comment h kon bakwas
  • A big no to multiple resources . We may be preparing for one of the biggest exam but practically don't require at all. We don't even get space to put it on copies.

    For ex ; climate change , nothing to be emotional with topic. Just read it from 1.2 sources like vision or newspaper etc . Revise it . Utilise it. wherever u get a chance

    . But reading it from down 2 earth, envt sites ,n number of irrelevant articles in IE , hindu etc with same message doesn't ensure, you will be utilizing it fairly. Hence avoid multiplication of same thing from different sources.

    While doing preparation we tend to put 3/4rth of time to current affairs only, sidelining ethics , essay nd p1 .not a healthy sigh to practice.

    Pay homage to paper 4 . It really pays off .ignored it for no reason. Now suffering badly.
    Optional, it's real pile in ass .finish it ASAP. Do justice with it, not screw it.

    Continue. ..





    No profile insecurity should be there ; gap years, no job , poor academics etc . It doesn't matter at all. Its different exam , not corporate world where they ask for certificates. Upsc ask for 10th and degree, nothing else . Sense of profile insecurity ate a lot time. Which should have been avoided at every cost. They expect generalists to facilitate administration, not intellectuals.

    Seeing sober intellectuals on formpumias or at other online platforms one may feel insecure whether he will be ever match their level or its this level of intellectualship which will ensure my interview call.
    Well to tell you honestly , in my fair share of this journey I have seen so appearing "intellectuals" failing to get call. But, person with even poor writing skills , having okayish knowledge got through. People reading classics to modern , all sort of literature with flawless English at their pen , kept waiting their turn . While, just other common students having faith on themselves got through. Hence it proves , every1 has a fair chance to get through, irrespective of background, gap yrs provided he put things as expected.
    My takeaway never ever feel insecure seeing any1 else. Howsoever batman he/she may be .no comparison with any1 for no reason.

    It took me time to realise this . May be I was into thought that its such a big exam hence needs something extraordinary to show. But reality is aptly different. There is nothing such as different to show .
    its all how well u crammed and vomited sync to demand of questions, , irrespective of ur intellectual level, seniorship/ junior ship . What matters how well u wrote on those 5 days , subject to determined efforts.

    . I just want that none of my junior should succumb to these unnecessary thoughts and its for this reason RR got through. Then why can't we :)
  • edited February 2016
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  • Ek to yaar yeh general candidates ki mourning ka alagg group banana chahiye..mourning at 37 is different from mourning at 27..
  • May be I lack depth in optional.. Especially paper-2.

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    One day, perhaps, love may die of disuse, left to rust in wind and weather.
  • Target for the Year.

    Essay
    Ethics
    Paper-2 optional.

    Also need to have a pleasant and easy job along with that. Too much of corporate world is detrimental to confidence and mental peace. Hope I can find a solution for this.
    One day, perhaps, love may die of disuse, left to rust in wind and weather.
  • IWRA said:

    Target for the Year.

    Essay
    Ethics
    Paper-2 optional.

    Also need to have a pleasant and easy job along with that. Too much of corporate world is detrimental to confidence and mental peace. Hope I can find a solution for this.

    Cgl 2016 is still open. Its the aieee for jee aspirants
  • uhsa said:

    IWRA said:

    Target for the Year.

    Essay
    Ethics
    Paper-2 optional.

    Also need to have a pleasant and easy job along with that. Too much of corporate world is detrimental to confidence and mental peace. Hope I can find a solution for this.

    Cgl 2016 is still open. Its the aieee for jee aspirants
    Thanks :)
    One day, perhaps, love may die of disuse, left to rust in wind and weather.
  • IWRA said:

    May be I lack depth in optional.. Especially paper-2.

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  • Attempt all QSTNS! No m:arks for less num of so cald QUALITY ANSWERS! Dnt get emotional fr answrs u knw well...do jstc to all.i dnt thnk examners read our answrs very slowly..they merely glance thru.!
  • Entire year i focused on 3 things-

    Essay/Ethics/p-1 of pub adm

    But what happened in those 5 days-

    Essay-good (means satisfied)
    Gs1/2/3-attempted good..left 2 qstns in each due to very slow writing speed

    Gs4- kya bolu..left 60 marks clean..badly missed time mgt..thats too first part..my best prepared paper became my curse

    P1- f**k myself and luck..i don't know what happened just entering in room..so well prepared paper but i felt that i left my head outside.. dont know why that shit happened.. but in that 3 hrs what i done i don't remember.. plus again left 35 marks here too

    P2- went quite well-satisfied-meditation helped awesomely..


    But was hopeful..yesterday everything shattered.. NOW ONLY ONE THING IN MIND..WANNA CHOP MY HANDS AND GO FOR STEM CELL THERAPY TO GROW NEW ROBOTIC HANDS SO THAT I CAN COMPLETE PAPERS.. LAST TIME ALSO SAME THING KILLED ME..practiced a lot improved 3-4 questions more per paper but it seems ethics and optional screwed me..



    KL SE SIRF EK HI KAAM KRUNGA ..WRITING WRITING AND WRITING..but MAA-BAAPU SE KYA KHU SMJH NHI ATA..EK saallllllllll orrrrrrrrrr :(

    Or ek LAST gyan ki bt JO A6E SE SMJH AGYI H 2 THOKAR KHAKE.....

    "मौसी वालों के साथ भागो तो असली स्पीड पता लगे है..वरना तो अकेले दौड़ में तो हर बन्दा चीता जैसा ही तेज समझता है खुद को..!!..और सच में मौसी वाले (means your true competitors) बहुत तेज भागते है..QUALITY + QUANTITY + LUCK = INTERVIEW CALL" :(
    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 :)
  • Entire year i focused on 3 things-

    Essay/Ethics/p-1 of pub adm

    But what happened in those 5 days-

    Essay-good (means satisfied)
    Gs1/2/3-attempted good..left 2 qstns in each due to very slow writing speed

    Gs4- kya bolu..left 60 marks clean..badly missed time mgt..thats too first part..my best prepared paper became my curse

    P1- f**k myself and luck..i don't know what happened just entering in room..so well prepared paper but i felt that i left my head outside.. dont know why that shit happened.. but in that 3 hrs what i done i don't remember.. plus again left 35 marks here too

    P2- went quite well-satisfied-meditation helped awesomely..


    But was hopeful..yesterday everything shattered.. NOW ONLY ONE THING IN MIND..WANNA CHOP MY HANDS AND GO FOR STEM CELL THERAPY TO GROW NEW ROBOTIC HANDS SO THAT I CAN COMPLETE PAPERS.. LAST TIME ALSO SAME THING KILLED ME..practiced a lot improved 3-4 questions more per paper but it seems ethics and optional screwed me..



    KL SE SIRF EK HI KAAM KRUNGA ..WRITING WRITING AND WRITING..but MAA-BAAPU SE KYA KHU SMJH NHI ATA..EK saallllllllll orrrrrrrrrr :(

    Or ek LAST gyan ki bt JO A6E SE SMJH AGYI H 2 THOKAR KHAKE.....

    "मौसी वालों के साथ भागो तो असली स्पीड पता लगे है..वरना तो अकेले दौड़ में तो हर बन्दा चीता जैसा ही तेज समझता है खुद को..!!..और सच में मौसी वाले (means your true competitors) बहुत तेज भागते है..QUALITY + QUANTITY + LUCK = INTERVIEW CALL" :(

    tumhe bhi pata hai ki practise to kaafi ki thi answer writing,,be it ur ethics thread, or GS answer writing thread,,plus i hav seen u wer writing at insights and even i was regular writer over there,,,ab pata nahin log kya likh dete hain mains exam mein
  • edited February 2016

    Entire year i focused on 3 things-

    Essay/Ethics/p-1 of pub adm

    But what happened in those 5 days-

    Essay-good (means satisfied)
    Gs1/2/3-attempted good..left 2 qstns in each due to very slow writing speed

    Gs4- kya bolu..left 60 marks clean..badly missed time mgt..thats too first part..my best prepared paper became my curse

    P1- f**k myself and luck..i don't know what happened just entering in room..so well prepared paper but i felt that i left my head outside.. dont know why that shit happened.. but in that 3 hrs what i done i don't remember.. plus again left 35 marks here too

    P2- went quite well-satisfied-meditation helped awesomely..


    But was hopeful..yesterday everything shattered.. NOW ONLY ONE THING IN MIND..WANNA CHOP MY HANDS AND GO FOR STEM CELL THERAPY TO GROW NEW ROBOTIC HANDS SO THAT I CAN COMPLETE PAPERS.. LAST TIME ALSO SAME THING KILLED ME..practiced a lot improved 3-4 questions more per paper but it seems ethics and optional screwed me..



    KL SE SIRF EK HI KAAM KRUNGA ..WRITING WRITING AND WRITING..but MAA-BAAPU SE KYA KHU SMJH NHI ATA..EK saallllllllll orrrrrrrrrr :(

    Or ek LAST gyan ki bt JO A6E SE SMJH AGYI H 2 THOKAR KHAKE.....

    "मौसी वालों के साथ भागो तो असली स्पीड पता लगे है..वरना तो अकेले दौड़ में तो हर बन्दा चीता जैसा ही तेज समझता है खुद को..!!..और सच में मौसी वाले (means your true competitors) बहुत तेज भागते है..QUALITY + QUANTITY + LUCK = INTERVIEW CALL" :(

    I think writing thing is over-hyped. I did that a lot.

    Only one take away for now: be realistic, quote real facts, more of government data, less of rhetoric, read standard books, government reports,less of hindu etc..am really shocked..maybe. but need to re-orient my writing as per what government might think..and which are well accepted, recognized and in public parlance..less of innovation and more of rote learning..

    for now essay, ethics and optional..once results are out will see where i went wrong.
    One day, perhaps, love may die of disuse, left to rust in wind and weather.
  • IWRA said:

    May be I lack depth in optional.. Especially paper-2.

    (Pub Ad)

    Tumhara nhi hua?????? seriously???
    Its UPSC..u learn it hard way. :/
    One day, perhaps, love may die of disuse, left to rust in wind and weather.
  • Tatva said:

    Attempt all QSTNS! No m:arks for less num of so cald QUALITY ANSWERS! Dnt get emotional fr answrs u knw well...do jstc to all.i dnt thnk examners read our answrs very slowly..they merely glance thru.!

    I did that..1750/1750..

    And I don't think all of that was shit.
    One day, perhaps, love may die of disuse, left to rust in wind and weather.
  • IWRA said:

    IWRA said:

    May be I lack depth in optional.. Especially paper-2.

    (Pub Ad)

    Tumhara nhi hua?????? seriously???
    Its UPSC..u learn it hard way. :/
    You are a good soul IWRA. My best wishes are with you.
  • Ya ..@yoyo ..i think u wrote grt answrs.i saw a few too!
    I too left many qstns ..n that too in papers which i prepared too well.! So yes, we hav to b really fast n succinct while answrng.odrys all goes in vain!
    N ethics i thot m d only one whu left too many in part 1.bt u too left.n ds s whr v got screwd! Ethics case study me hi haalat khrab ho gai thi .part 1 tk ate ate dimag bnd ho gya..!
    Nyway al d bst fr next.!
  • @IWRA ,,dere can b ample rzns..like optional,essay! I think fr gs papers attemptn all s d best strategy! do telme ur marks in all gs papers once results r announcd. Qulty qntty dilemma cud b solved maybe!
  • Pub Ad mein to mujhe lagne laga hai ki copy check karne wale ko hi nahi aata.
    The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
  • don't expect a selection or a rejection while preparing for this exam.....just do it to satisfy your urge of getting into a job through which you can contribute to the betterment of society in the largest possible way.
    Just keep preparing and attempting this exam till you either make it or exhaust all your attempts,with a backup plan(a job,master's course,etc,etc),giving up midway will generate a regret which will haunt you for your entire life.
    This exam is indeed an elimination exam and not a selection one,which it ought to be.
    As Buddha rightly said'desire(expectation) is the root cause of all suffering'.
    One biggest takeaway from the entire UPSC CSE examination process is that it teaches you how to handle failures( no matter you are from IIT,IIM,ivy league universities)in life and makes you a stronger person.
    It is indeed an enlightening journey and I would recommend every public service oriented person to enter this black hole and keep rubbing the lamp..The Genie will surely come out in one way or the other..
    All the best!
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