The UPSC aspirants should shun inhibitions and prepare for the exam with confidence, said S. Divyadarshini, Assistant Collector (training), Coimbatore and all India topper in the UPSC examinations in 2010.
Language is not a barrier for achieving success in the UPSC examinations and youths can achieve success even by writing the examinations in Tamil.
All should gain reasonable understanding of English to understand questions. They can write the answers in any language, Ms. Divyadarshini said while speaking at a motivation programme for the college and school students brought up by the district administration at the collectorate hall here on Tuesday.
Giving some vital tips to the participants, she said that aspirants should have a sound knowledge of the subject they opt for.
They should leave no stone unturned to keep themselves abreast of current affairs. Group study will be of immense help while preparing for such examinations.
The aspirants should always prepare for the examinations in a planned manner and should not allow their attention to be diverted. ‘You should understand the subject thoroughly and this will help in prolonged preparation for the examinations without monotony and boredom’, she said.
Underlining the importance of the IAS service, she said that it will enable in serving all sections of society.
Darez Ahmed, Collector, explained the importance of government service. R. Revathi, Revenue Divisional Officer, K. G. Mallika, Chief Educational Officer, Jayaraman, former education department officer and others participated.
The students took active participations in the interaction session at the end, when Ms. Divyadarshini clarified their doubts on the UPSC examinations and the preparations.