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CSE 2018 Preparation : Daily Targets

Let's start from 1 June a disciplined approach to the syllabus . Announce our daily targets and achieving them by night.
First attempt in 2014 - couldn't clear prelims, second to be in 2018
Optional - medical sciences
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  • First attempt in 2014 - couldn't clear prelims, second to be in 2018
    Optional - medical sciences
  • First attempt in 2014 - couldn't clear prelims, second to be in 2018
    Optional - medical sciences
  • June 1: The Hindu, Business Standard - 4 to 5 hrs; RSTV Videos - 1 hr; Spotlight - 30 mins; Optional - 2 hrs; GS 1/2/3 - 2hrs
  • June 1st - Hindu + Indian Express, Geography NCERT Class 11 last 4 chapters, Laxmikanth Fundamental Rights and Shankar Environment Chapter 5-8.
  • 1st June 2017 - Hindu + Indian Exp. ( Only editorial ) , Geography Ncert 8th (complete) , History Ncert 8th (I) - First 3 chapters , Laxmikanth polity Chapter 1.
    1st Attempt: 2018
  • edited June 2017
    nice thread. hindu + IE , economics , optional ( PSIR).
  • Targets:
    GS: GC Leong: Chapter 1-3
    PSIR: OP Gauba: Polsci approaches
    CA: Livemint articles: Jan 1st week.
    Hold Your Head High, You Live In Ram's Kingdom!
  • June 1 - Hindu , Geo ncert class 7
  • mogley said:

    nice thread. hindu + IE , economics , optional ( PSIR).

    Hi , can u share ur optional strategy in details with booklist ?
  • 1june

    Geo-7,8ncert
    Eco-9ncert
    Ie+9pm brief
    Will try to covert some part of optional socio
  • The HIndu+Indian express+Ncert (Polity+Geo)
  • My targets
    Newspaper Hindu and IE editorial 3 hours
    Geography landforms from ncerts and GC if need arises 3 hours
    Mediaeval history from ncerts 7, n 12th -2 hours
    First attempt in 2014 - couldn't clear prelims, second to be in 2018
    Optional - medical sciences
  • Targets for Today:
    Polity --- Emergency, Anti-Defection Law, COM
    Economics -- Fiscal Policy
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  • Targets:
    GS: GC Leong: Chapter 1-3
    PSIR: OP Gauba: Polsci approaches
    CA: Livemint articles: Jan 1st week.

    How is Heywood for Political Theories??
    Do i need to refer OP Gauba if finish heywood??
    TIA
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  • alok_dgp said:

    mogley said:

    nice thread. hindu + IE , economics , optional ( PSIR).

    Hi , can u share ur optional strategy in details with booklist ?
    Hi, i am reading op gauba and ncert class 11 political theory now a days. And follow current affairs for dynamic portion like IR and foreign policy and if time permit then read some chapters of Does the elephant dance by david m malone.
  • Trying to finish whole syllabus untill december
  • mogley said:

    alok_dgp said:

    mogley said:

    nice thread. hindu + IE , economics , optional ( PSIR).

    Hi , can u share ur optional strategy in details with booklist ?
    Hi, i am reading op gauba and ncert class 11 political theory now a days. And follow current affairs for dynamic portion like IR and foreign policy and if time permit then read some chapters of Does the elephant dance by david m malone.
    Ok :smile:
  • My targets for June 2:
    Ancient History- 11th Ncert chapters 3,4,5,6
    Economics: Mrunal videos ( 5 videos )
    Hindu and Eenadu ( Telugu newspaper ) - only editorials.
    Insights- Daily current affairs
    RSTV videos, AIR 9pm news
  • June 1st - Hindu + Indian Express, Geography NCERT Class 11 last 4 chapters, Laxmikanth Fundamental Rights and Shankar Environment Chapter 5-8.

    Finished all of todays target.
    Day 1 ended.

  • 2nd June 2017

    Hindu + IE ( editorial only ) , History NCERT 8th (complete) , Revision of The previous books I have read for the 2nd test of Insights test series 2017 , Test + Analysis , Laxmikant polity - chapter 2
    1st Attempt: 2018
  • My targets not finished ... Feeling low...need discipline. Tomorrow will try to put realistic targets. Good night guys...
    First attempt in 2014 - couldn't clear prelims, second to be in 2018
    Optional - medical sciences
  • edited June 2017

    1st June 2017 - Hindu + Indian Exp. ( Only editorial ) , Geography Ncert 8th (complete) , History Ncert 8th (I) - First 3 chapters , Laxmikanth polity Chapter 1.

    Day 1 target completed.
    Day 2 - Already updated.
    1st Attempt: 2018
  • My targets not finished ... Feeling low...need discipline. Tomorrow will try to put realistic targets. Good night guys...

    It's all cool. It's just the beginning mate. Good night .
    1st Attempt: 2018
  • 2nd june 2017
    hindu + IE , economics- monetary policy , political science- meaning and approaches.
  • 2nd June - Daily Newspaper + Revision of Spectrum Summary + Laxmikanth Parliament
  • 2nd June - Ncert class 11 Geography Ch 3-6
  • Starting today
    Ancient History-RS Sharma chaps 1-6 plus related videos
    Insighst secure
    Insights CA
    Unacademy quiz
    Revision of all above
  • Yes, We CAN!!
    Today's Targets:
    Polity : President + State Emergency
    Economy - Inflation and Business cycle
    Current Affairs : April - Vision (polity part)
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  • Yes, We CAN!!
    Today's Targets:
    Polity : President + State Emergency
    Economy - Inflation and Business cycle
    Current Affairs : April - Vision (polity part)

    Is it required to read CA from April ? I thought I would do from June to June.
    1st Attempt: 2018
  • Yes, We CAN!!
    Today's Targets:
    Polity : President + State Emergency
    Economy - Inflation and Business cycle
    Current Affairs : April - Vision (polity part)

    Is it required to read CA from April ? I thought I would do from June to June.
    You can start with june as well, its only that i wanted to align my prep with the beginning of Financial Year plus it will help in providing some context.
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