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CSE 2022: Plan/ Strategy/ Daily Routine

This is an everything thread for all stuff 2022. You can post your daily goals, end-of-the-day updates, weekly targets or any weird thing you use to measure your progress. You can put into words & post the soul-sucking sadness that is threatening to devour you & your productivity. You can write what made your day & let others experience the happiness too, at least vicariously. This is a thread to pick each other up. This is a thread to keep each other accountable. This is a no-judgement zone.

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Any key for paper2?
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Csat was tough. First paper attenpted 85. Machines gonna relax. Csat may destroy my mains hopes but machine says feels like its time to move on. I wont say i wont qualify but uts 50-50. If they want clerks/SSC exam aspirants to take over ias/ips/irs/ifs then fine. No wonder cut off fell to 87. Every time a person with 106 in paper 1 doesnt qualify cuz of csat, there is one  csat guy who qualifies.  I think its shame! I am fortunate i can afford to let these three years pass. Its alright. Its okay to not get upsc. There are bigger and better things to do than sit at home and do clerk level/ssc level math! I am a fricking engineer! Would rather prep for CAT if thats the case! 
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How is sunya ias answer key?
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@necromancer bro..can you kindly share forum ias key?


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Csat was tough. First paper attenpted 85. Machines gonna relax. Csat may destroy my mains hopes but machine says feels like its time to move on. I wont say i wont qualify but uts 50-50. If they want clerks/SSC exam aspirants to take over ias/ips/irs/ifs then fine. No wonder cut off fell to 87. Every time a person with 106 in paper 1 doesnt qualify cuz of csat, there is one  csat guy who qualifies.  I think its shame! I am fortunate i can afford to let these three years pass. Its alright. Its okay to not get upsc. There are bigger and better things to do than sit at home and do clerk level/ssc level math! I am a fricking engineer! Would rather prep for CAT if thats the case! 

Having a basic level of aptitude seems more important and relevant for a IAS/IPS than knowing a random medieval history fact.

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@mithrandir31 i its not basic level. i think those problems can be solved by computers!! I think we have all our priorities wrong! Asking what happens to a guy who comes out of a master and slave! multiplying 60X7X24X60 something! like whats happening!


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@mithrandir31 i its not basic level. i think those problems can be solved by computers!! I think we have all our priorities wrong! Asking what happens to a guy who comes out of a master and slave! multiplying 60X7X24X60 something! like whats happening!


It is basic level only. The passages are tricky but maths questions are not difficult onsidering that you only need 67/200 . You have to do more questions and much less time in SSC/clerk exams.


I am much more worried about the direction of Paper 1. What exactly does UPSC even want from its candidates?

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Is any csat key available around? CSAT giving me chills. 
Omen,
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@mithrandir31 i its not basic level. i think those problems can be solved by computers!! I think we have all our priorities wrong! Asking what happens to a guy who comes out of a master and slave! multiplying 60X7X24X60 something! like whats happening!


It is basic level only. The passages are tricky but maths questions are not difficult onsidering that you only need 67/200 . You have to do more questions and much less time in SSC/clerk exams.


I am much more worried about the direction of Paper 1. What exactly does UPSC even want from its candidates?

Think some (5-6) questions (Ancient, Medieval, in particular) are now meant to be left untouched / outright ignored, by design. Anyone who even considers them risks failure in Paper 1 (consume time, still won't get them right).



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@mithrandir31 i its not basic level. i think those problems can be solved by computers!! I think we have all our priorities wrong! Asking what happens to a guy who comes out of a master and slave! multiplying 60X7X24X60 something! like whats happening!


It is basic level only. The passages are tricky but maths questions are not difficult onsidering that you only need 67/200 . You have to do more questions and much less time in SSC/clerk exams.


I am much more worried about the direction of Paper 1. What exactly does UPSC even want from its candidates?

Think some (5-6) questions (Ancient, Medieval, in particular) are now meant to be left untouched / outright ignored, by design. Anyone who even considers them risks failure in Paper 1 (consume time, still won't get them right).


Definitely. Even with history optional, most of these questions cant be answered.

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I hate to say it...but i think csat is clerk level/ssc math which isnt for decision makers! I think sitting at home writing mock tests for such a thing is a shame! i wrote this exam thrice. i think csat is plain stupidity. i think the cutoffs in paper 1 are falling cuz of csat. good people who get 110-115 even 120 arent qualifying!
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Csat was tough. First paper attenpted 85. Machines gonna relax. Csat may destroy my mains hopes but machine says feels like its time to move on. I wont say i wont qualify but uts 50-50. If they want clerks/SSC exam aspirants to take over ias/ips/irs/ifs then fine. No wonder cut off fell to 87. Every time a person with 106 in paper 1 doesnt qualify cuz of csat, there is one  csat guy who qualifies.  I think its shame! I am fortunate i can afford to let these three years pass. Its alright. Its okay to not get upsc. There are bigger and better things to do than sit at home and do clerk level/ssc level math! I am a fricking engineer! Would rather prep for CAT if thats the case! 

Having a basic level of aptitude seems more important and relevant for a IAS/IPS than knowing a random medieval history fact.

well the number of difficult questions have increased significantly so it's definitely more than basic. It might even reach CAT level pretty soon at this rate, e.g. circular track question, large exponent based numbers comparison (didn't know I have to memorize log2 and log3 values for basic level or learn mclaurin series...). All these require learning special concepts so that you have ready made formulas to apply in the exam.

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Bhai csat ka key available ho to please upload
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Unpopular opinion but csat was better than last year. Last year it had multiple concepts ( calenders and permutations) in one question. Also the passages were on difficult end along with only one question per passage in most. ( Not saying that this year its easy, it wasn't). 

This year I was surprised to see passages with 3 related questions and they were on easier side ( compared to last year), which generally doesn't happen. 

I am of the opinion that eliminations are increasing due to csat and this would remain in practice in future too as margin for the same in paper 1 is less where most of the serious candidates have a good grip on static part. 

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any one having the answer key for csat ?


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I hate to say it...but i think csat is clerk level/ssc math which isnt for decision makers! I think sitting at home writing mock tests for such a thing is a shame! i wrote this exam thrice. i think csat is plain stupidity. i think the cutoffs in paper 1 are falling cuz of csat. good people who get 110-115 even 120 arent qualifying!

Why does getting 110 is GS1 become a criteria for being "good people" ? UPSC has given 2 papers in prelims and to qualify you need to satisfy both criteria. Its not about "good people" being unlucky due to difficult CSAT.

What about those people then who don't qualify due to randomness of GS1 despite having excellent answer writing skills?

Random stuff being asked in GS1 is not relevant to being a good civil cervant at all.

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Guys anyone confirm the answer to this? Is it 40 or 40.4? 

On one side of a 1.01 km long road, 101 

plants are planted at equal distance from 

each other. What is the total distance 

between 5 consecutive plants?

(a) 40 m

(b) 40-4 m

(c) 50 m

(d) 50.5 m

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(208) 5/6/22

  1. GS paper 1 
  2. Csat 

Prelims paper Katai zeher 

10:53 Pm

Sunday 


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