[MOTOVATION] You can win the War if you lose the Battle, but what if you lose the Courage

Dear Insightians, To be Honest, The Present Time is not good. Negativity is bombarding from everywhere. From un-imagined Covid-19 pandemic to the falling economy, from the postponement of UPSC Exam to Uncertainty of future of Education Sector, from the Death of favourite Film Star to rising Depression cases in the Society, from the Martyrdom of …

[ MOTIVATION ] : 5 Thoughts to imbibe during the times of trial

This article has been written by our in-house Psychotherapist Mrs. Arati Patil, which highlights the points to shape our mental fitness and keep ourselves energetic in the times of COVID-19 LOCKDOWN. These are the words of wisdom coming from an expert who understands the situation very well. Do read it and be safe – physically …

[MOTIVATION] by Jamir Sheikh, IFS – How to Stay Motivated and What to do before Prelims – 2020?

Previous articles by Jamir Shaikh (IFS)   Success story Prelims Strategy   Hello friends, My name is Jamir M. Shaikh (IFS, 2018). I hope you all are healthy and trying hard to study in the midst of corona outbreak.  Almost all aspirants are facing lots of problems now-a-days to complete their decided targets. Many of you …

[VIDEO] Motivational Video for Hard Times

We are sharing a video below made by one of our wellwishers. Thanks for your goodwill and love. We will definitely overcome the present difficult situation and relish the normal times sooner.  Keep your focus only on studies. Never ever give up. Stay positive and stay within your room. Wish you all the best 🙂

[MOTIVATION] Coronavirus Pandemic is Your Biggest Inspiration and Chance to get into Civil Services

It is during adversities that real heroes emerge. They are heroes because they see adversity as an opportunity to solve a problem, or to overcome a problem.  It’s the courage, strength and wisdom to think clearly in the times of crisis that makes an individual emerge as a hero – to a family, to a …

I am consistently scoring less marks in the INSTA TESTS. InstaQuestions are too difficult. I feel like quitting the Plan. What should I Do?

 An old farmer –  mature, seasoned, one day was very very angry with God;  and he was a great devotee.  He said to God in his morning prayer, “I have to tell it as it is – enough is enough! You don’t understand even the ABC of agriculture! When the rains are needed there are …

[MOTIVATION] How to Stay Consistent while Preparing for UPSC Civil Services?

When it comes to the civil services exam, a below average aspirant with not so great academic track record will hands down clear this exam provided she consistently works towards improving her knowledge and skills. On the other hand brilliant aspirants with extremely good memory and academic track record will fail in this exam when …

[MOTIVATION] Life of an IAS Aspirant in the Times of Coronavirus Pandemic

There is no denying that in a few days we will all be facing toughest times – shutting down of cities; restricted movements; forced hospitalisations; scrambling for essential goods (even for food). Now things are looking not that bad, but looking at what happened (or happening) in Italy, Spain and the US, it’s better to …

[MOTIVATION] To succeed, focus on internal motivation

What’s your biggest goal in life?  Is it getting into ‘coveted’ civil services (IAS/IPS/IFS)? getting a degree from Harvard? becoming union minister? becoming the Prime Minister of India? or is it just to stay happy in life no matter what ups and downs that life throws at you? Some individuals define goals, and some individuals …

Insights into Interview : A Motivational Article for Interview by Mr. Saurabh Kumar- IFS Rank 16

Insights into Interview : A Motivational Article for Interview by Mr. Saurabh Kumar- IFS Rank 16   Written for : IFS interview (Scheduled 10-14 Feb, 2020) appearing candidates … Especially those who are facing UPSC for the first time… Ideally, by now, You should have given many interview mocks and received good feedback in all …

[VIDEO] Guidance and Motivation Session for Insights Core Batch – 2020 students on the eve of Completion of 60th Test (Mush Useful for CSE-2020 Aspirants)

[VIDEO] Guidance and Motivation Session for Insights Core Batch – 2020 students on the eve of Completion of 60th Test (Mush Useful for CSE-2020 Aspirants) In the following video you will get all that is necessary to re-energise your spirits to stay high to do well in CSE-2020. Occasionally you will need clarity and reality …

Importance of ‘Consistency’ – Why you MUST Stay Consistent!

Importance of ‘Consistency’ – Why you MUST Stay Consistent! No matter how much talented you are, how much hard working you are, how much smart you are – if there is no consistency in your preparation for this exam (UPSC civil services), you will either fail or unnecessarily prolong this journey making it stressful, burdensome …

MOTIVATION and Few Last Minute Tips for Candidates Writing UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam- 2019

MOTIVATION and Few Last Minute Tips for  Candidates Writing UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam – 2019   From tomorrow you will have to firmly believe in your abilities to do the impossible; you will have to reimpose strong faith in your strength and talent to overcome any inconveniences or perceived shortcomings to give your best …

Overcoming depression and feeling of lost out during CSE preparation: Sumit Kumar Rai (AIR 54, CSE 2018)

Overcoming depression and feeling of lost out during CSE preparation: Sumit Kumar Rai (AIR 54, CSE 2018)   Hello friends, I hope your mains preparation is going good. I am writing this post to help you out if you ever found yourself in a depressed situation or feeling completely lost out in this long journey. …