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Thread for those struggling with handwriting speed

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  • @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh What simultaneously writing exactly mean ? You write half part of one question , then move to another and so on . Again coming back to it , woukd take time - turning pages , you would refer to question a little as you must have been carried away by other question.

    Can you throw light on this ?

    And others too ?

  • @Akkku i am also understanding same way...
    please enlighten us @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh @ManchesterUnited

  • @Urvashi Say you are into the last 30 mins of the paper and you have 5-6 questions left
    You know answers to every question but if you start writing them individually you may write full answers to 2-3 questions but upsc wont give you 15 to it and you loose 45 marks straight
    What I plan to do is answer all these in parts
    Write intro of all the questions compulsorily that should take 1-2 mins for each question and you will be assured of 1/2 marks for each question
    And after that depending on the knowledge you possess on each question give attention to them
    In this process your answers might look average for these last few questions but in my opinion average content plus attending full paper triumphs over extraordinary content and 5 questions left alone!

  • @ManchesterUnited Now got it.. thanks for elaborating and sharing.. πŸ‘

  • I think Daily Writing Practice will help Improve Writing Speed.

    Students who attend Coaching classes, Write NOTES/running Notes, so usually Their WRITING SPEED is much Better.

    Writing short Notes of Editorials/ Essay TOPICS etc will help in Improving Writing Speed.

    We have to write at-least 3 hrs/day DAILY for at-least from 1 month before mains.

    Solving Mock Mains Test Series Will be MUCH Helpful for TIME MANAGEMENT.

    On exam day, Before entering exam hall Take an Rough SHEET and keep writing anything for 10 mins so that your hand will Get Better Warm Up. (This seems like a Joke but practically it works)

    Coming to Pens, Pilot v5 is Best one or Any SIMILAR Pens will be helpful in Writing Faster. (My Opinion)
    (PinPoint Pen is also equally Good)
    πŸ™‚
    Wish You ALL SUCCESS

  • Many toppers have suggested giving equal time to each question. How would that work out? You constantly look at the watch and move on to the next question when time is up, even if the question isn’t over? Has anyone tried this? Is it workable?

  • @Akkku said in Thread for those struggling with handwriting speed:

    @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh What simultaneously writing exactly mean ? You write half part of one question , then move to another and so on . Again coming back to it , woukd take time - turning pages , you would refer to question a little as you must have been carried away by other question.

    Can you throw light on this ?

    And others too ?

    Make keywords as headings and leave adequate space in between.. do this heading exercise for all questions.. thereafter start filling the gaps at maximum speed.. ur aim should be writing few lines in each heading rather than furnishing one two answers fully.. use minimum words to say things.. just keep enriching as and when u recall some good point in previous question/headings.. use all ur fingers to keep tab of exact pages.. it helps.. try it back home for 10 minutes (3/4 questions) .. try to write something for all + maximum overall. It helps. ATB πŸ™‚ yu

  • @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh Thanks A Lot for Enumerating .

    Do answer this for us too ....

    Ethics structure ( no of questions of theory and case studies & their marks also I think ) keep on changing . And , we cannot even plan how to go about it in exam . Can you elaborate on this !

  • @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh sir, how to improve the aesthetics part in answer writing and how to reduce the monotony in our answer writing? plz guide.

  • @Akkku said in Thread for those struggling with handwriting speed:

    @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh Thanks A Lot for Enumerating .

    Do answer this for us too ....

    Ethics structure ( no of questions of theory and case studies & their marks also I think ) keep on changing . And , we cannot even plan how to go about it in exam . Can you elaborate on this !

    Why you need to plan anything.. remember you have only 1 goal in mind .. "Each 30 minutes, I attempt 40 marks paper".. This should be your pious goal.. so that you are able to finish paper in scheduled time.. irrespective of question pattern , this criteria shall be fulfilled.. for example if you attempt 1 case study of 20 arks and 2 10 markers in total 30 minutes.. it's perfectly good.. 30:40 rule only to be remembered and practiced at any cost.. rest is meaningless IMO

  • @Akbar_Birbal said in Thread for those struggling with handwriting speed:

    @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh sir, how to improve the aesthetics part in answer writing and how to reduce the monotony in our answer writing? plz guide.

    1. Draw flowcharts and diagrams
    2. Write under headings and subheadings.
    3. Quote simple facts/reports and highlight it.
    4. IMPROVE YOUR CONTENT COMPETENCE and forget about aesthetics beyond legibility. Ultimately relevant and diverse content is what gives you marks.

    ATB πŸ™‚

  • @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh said in Thread for those struggling with handwriting speed:

    IMPROVE YOUR CONTENT COMPETENCE and forget about aesthetics beyond legibility. Ultimately relevant and diverse content is what gives you marks.

    thanks sirjee.

  • @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh Though I am questioning you a bit more but you know we have very few saviours like you who give us much attention !

    I am reading for G1 for past some days and previous year questions from almost all parts of sllyabus in this paper are so diverse that they dont seem to provide us readymade information at all .

    Culture is so vast and questions so detailed .

    Geography - I dont think anything much comes from ncerts or Gc .

    World history - I have revised Vision's important topics but questions are much out of box .

    How to handle it .

    Your experience must have let you understand some nuances about it may be ?

    How much time should I devote to GS 1 given that it is my first attempt and I have not revised GS much as of now .

    And , though I have read few parts of the paper , I am not getting confidence to go for writing GS 1 test . Should it be skipped till we revise well since this paper is very factual.

  • @Akkku @Neyawn @root If you also could through light on my GS 1 Query posted above

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  • @Akkku Though I am no expert but still, keep in mind that it's the same for everyone. Read & revise for what is given in standard books, cook up answers for rest.

  • @Akkku said in Thread for those struggling with handwriting speed:

    @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh Though I am questioning you a bit more but you know we have very few saviours like you who give us much attention !

    I am reading for G1 for past some days and previous year questions from almost all parts of sllyabus in this paper are so diverse that they dont seem to provide us readymade information at all .

    Culture is so vast and questions so detailed .

    Geography - I dont think anything much comes from ncerts or Gc .

    World history - I have revised Vision's important topics but questions are much out of box .

    How to handle it .

    Your experience must have let you understand some nuances about it may be ?

    How much time should I devote to GS 1 given that it is my first attempt and I have not revised GS much as of now .

    And , though I have read few parts of the paper , I am not getting confidence to go for writing GS 1 test . Should it be skipped till we revise well since this paper is very factual.

    1. Gs1 is only 1/4 of entire GS. So give it time accordingly. Same applies to portions within GS1. At max 10 questions from Art and Culture, Modern, And World History etc. About 5 6 from Geo and rest from Society. So dedicate your time proportionately.

    2. Game is not of absolute but of the relativity. MIND IT. you have to just be above average in all rather then Topper everywhere.

    3. For world history identify core 25 30 topics and make an A4 sheet for that. Then leave rest to God and keep revising those. Agar usme se koi fass jaaye to do best. Otherwise finish it for 2 3 marks with flimsy knowledge or even leave it if its totally out of capacity of you.

    4. Art and culture is always boring. But in mains focus on core thematic understanding. Leave rest to God.

    5. Modern history should be entirely on tips. No question should go unattended here.

    6. Geography and society - best area to show your expertise. Very much static and direct questions asked in these. Refer NCERTS + Vision test series model answers of 3 4 years in hard copy on these portions. Keep revising it day in and day out.

    7. Do cover specific topics mentioned in syllabus like socialism/ urbanization or women organization or industrial revolution etc. You will certainly get some questions from these specifically mentioned topics.

    8. MOST IMPORTANT - Do write tests and questions regularly. There will be no day when you become perfectly ready for GS1 as such. Its vast ocean. Write well those you know, learn well those you dont know or know less. But DO WRITE.

    9. You will score best in GS1. Dont ask me reason. Just ping me the day you get your marksheet. My experience πŸ˜‰

    ATB

  • @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh So Apt ! I wish your words come true . Thanks !

  • I was also struggling for making notes for prelims from the hindu newspaper …. this year I switched the CIVILSTAP current affairs test series and SUNYA notes ,now this year I believe that I will be able to tackle currents for prelims nd also can write answers daily for optional.... and gs properly …….all the best to all

  • @AMI said in Thread for those struggling with handwriting speed:

    I was also struggling for making notes for prelims from the hindu newspaper …. this year I switched the CIVILSTAP current affairs test series and SUNYA notes ,now this year I believe that I will be able to tackle currents for prelims nd also can write answers daily for optional.... and gs properly …….all the best to all

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