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Navigating Challenges in Current Affairs for Prelims 2024

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    9th Jan, 2024

Preparing for the IAS prelims examination requires a thorough understanding of current affairs. Here are some key issues and challenges related to current affairs preparation for the IAS prelims:

  1. Vast and Dynamic Syllabus:
    • The syllabus for current affairs is vast and covers a wide range of topics, including national and international events, government schemes, economic developments, environmental issues, science and technology, etc.
    • The dynamic nature of the syllabus makes it challenging to predict the specific areas that may be covered in the exam.
  2. Multiple Sources of Information:
    • Candidates often need to refer to multiple sources such as newspapers, magazines, government reports, and online platforms to stay updated on current affairs.
    • Managing and synthesizing information from diverse sources can be time-consuming and challenging.
  3. Selective Study:
    • Given the extensive syllabus, candidates must prioritize topics based on their relevance and importance. This requires the ability to identify key issues and focus on high-priority areas.
  4. Time Management:
    • Time is a crucial factor in the IAS prelims exam. Balancing the preparation for current affairs with other subjects is essential to ensure comprehensive coverage of the syllabus.
  5. Retention and Revision:
    • Memorizing and retaining vast amounts of information can be a daunting task. Effective revision strategies are necessary to recall information during the exam.

To overcome these challenges, candidates should adopt a strategic approach to current affairs preparation.

GS SCORE has designed a special sections covering last two years currents affairs though MCQ. Staying updated throughout the preparation period is essential to ensure success in the prelims examination.


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