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CSE 2022: Plan/ Strategy/ Daily Routine

Hello everyone!
I am posting something here after about 1.5 years. Left preparing for UPSC 2021 last year, skipped prelims, tried to work a bit more on optional (math), and giving the exam this year (2022).
Got to revise static portion quickly, and take a lot of mock tests, to avoid repeating the mistake I made in 2020 pre. Any advise on my daily routine/targets will be welcome, and I thank you in advance for showing concern for me.

Today's target - 

100 pages of Modern India (Spectrum) - Dunno whether will be able to complete this till 3 am, till now I have done only 15 pages :(

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Hello everyone!
I am posting something here after about 1.5 years. Left preparing for UPSC 2021 last year, skipped prelims, tried to work a bit more on optional (math), and giving the exam this year (2022).
Got to revise static portion quickly, and take a lot of mock tests, to avoid repeating the mistake I made in 2020 pre. Any advise on my daily routine/targets will be welcome, and I thank you in advance for showing concern for me.

Today's target - 

100 pages of Modern India (Spectrum) - Dunno whether will be able to complete this till 3 am, till now I have done only 15 pages :(

Hey, I am so glad to see you back. I remember you from the CSE 2021 thread where you posted regularly. 

Welcome back :) 


Thank you for the warm welcome :D

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Hello everyone!
I am posting something here after about 1.5 years. Left preparing for UPSC 2021 last year, skipped prelims, tried to work a bit more on optional (math), and giving the exam this year (2022).
Got to revise static portion quickly, and take a lot of mock tests, to avoid repeating the mistake I made in 2020 pre. Any advise on my daily routine/targets will be welcome, and I thank you in advance for showing concern for me.

Today's target - 

100 pages of Modern India (Spectrum) - Dunno whether will be able to complete this till 3 am, till now I have done only 15 pages :(

Forgot to update yesterday-


Did 40 pages day before yesterday. - Not a very good day


And 70 pages of Modern India yesterday.


Dunno how to speed up the reading of modern India. I keep getting stuck at the facts, there are just so many names, dates and events in the religious reform movements chapter and the revolts before 1857 chapter.


Also, I noticed that they updated quite some movements and personalities in the new spectrum (2020 edition) since 2019 edition, and 2018 edition. (I have both, as I bought a new spectrum after the old one became tattered)
Any suggestions, whether I should buy and read the new one, or continue with 2019 edition would be welcome.

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Yesterday's updates: 60 pages of spectrum modern india done

Today's target : 50 60 pages of spectrum, and sleep well today. Best of luck with targets everyone : D

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Terrible day yesterday. Going to Make sure that yesterday was the last such day till prelims.

Updates - Roughly 30 pages of Spectrum Modern India done


Today's targets:

1. Skim Newspaper + Make Notes

2. Prelims mock test + Solutions

3. 10-20 pages of Spectrum Modern India

4. Sleep at 12 am instead of 6 am :(


Best of luck with your goals folks!!

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Yesterday's updates:

Newpaper and notes - :white_check_mark::white_check_mark:

Mock test (Ancient, Medieval History + Culture + Current affairs, PT5 of Vision) - :white_check_mark:

Mock test review solutions - :white_check_mark:

Drifted and revised one chapter from Nitin Singhania (Bhakti movement, appendix)

Modern India 10-20 pages - :negative_squared_cross_mark:


Today's targets:

1. Newspaper + notes as usual

2. 80 pages of Spectrum Modern India

Best of luck with targets everyone! Have a great day : D

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Day before yesterday's updates: 

60 pages of Modern India and newspaper notes

Yesterday's updates:

30 pages of Modern India and newspaper notes


Today's targets:

70 pages of Modern India Spectrum and newspaper notes


Targets are falling day by day, instead of increasing :(

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Day before yesterday's updates: 

60 pages of Modern India and newspaper notes

Yesterday's updates:

30 pages of Modern India and newspaper notes


Today's targets:

70 pages of Modern India Spectrum and newspaper notes


Targets are falling day by day, instead of increasing :(

Yesterday's updates:

1. Newspaper notes

2. 50 pages of Spectrum History

3. Spent 1-1.5 hours on wikipedia reading about modern India historical personalities.


Today's targets:

Newspaper + 70 pages Spectrum Modern India

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25.02.2022 

Updates:

Newspaper done

25 pages of Modern India (has aimed for 50)


Not a very good day yesterday. Been feeling ill some since days due to lack of adequate sleep. That led to a lot of procrastination yesterday, which I regret :(

Now planning to get enough sleep for the next few days, irrespective of how much progress is made on the targets.


26.02.2022

Targets:

1. Newspaper + Notes

2. 50 pages of Modern India


Have a great day everyone : )

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25.02.2022 

Updates:

Newspaper done

25 pages of Modern India (has aimed for 50)


Not a very good day yesterday. Been feeling ill some since days due to lack of adequate sleep. That led to a lot of procrastination yesterday, which I regret :(

Now planning to get enough sleep for the next few days, irrespective of how much progress is made on the targets.


26.02.2022

Targets:

1. Newspaper + Notes

2. 50 pages of Modern India


Have a great day everyone : )

26.02.2022
Updates:

Newspaper done

42 pages of Spectrum Modern India


However, I had to keep awake till 4am in the morning to complete this :(

Had some good 3-4 hour nap in the day xD


27.02.2022

Updates:

Newspaper done

27 pages of Spectrum Modern India

2014-2016 PYQs (Environment), with solutions


Setting no targets for a few days. Will just post what I studied each day.

Best of luck everyone! Have a great day : )

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28.02.2022 Updates:

Newspaper done

42 pages of Modern India (Was going through Spectrum appendix, so took some time, as the material is quite dense)

Sleep disturbed again, slept at 4:30 am yesterday :(

Procrastinated a bit too :(

Today going to finish spectrum appendix in 1-2 hours, and give a vision full test, after newspaper reading (done).

Happy Maha Shivaratri everyone! Har Har Mahadev!

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@Capedcrusader1 I am looking to solve Vision ts. Just finished one test today


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@Capedcrusader1 No, twice a week. This was just my first full test. Planning to do this every week.

I gave test 24 of vision (full test). Didn't score too well though :(

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@Sankoza 40.4
Road is 1010m long, there are 100 gaps to be filled between 101 plants, hence each gap is 10.1m wide. Now, between 5 consecutive plants, there are 4 gaps, thus total space = 4*10.1 = 40.4


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