Importance of Solving Previous Year Question Paper

 

  1. Solving previous year queston paper helps in understanding the trends in the exam pattern - It is very important that a student understands what is the current trend of questions especially with respect to current affairs
  2. Priority of the topics - It is very important that a student understands which topics should be given imortance that is which are the topics which are in  trend with UPSC.
  3. Assessing yourself - Attempting old question papers gives an opportunity to assess oneself and these should be attempted seriously as if one is sitting in the actual exam. One can assess the standing and time factor. It also adds to confidence.
  4. Answer writing Practice -  For UPSC mains Answer writing is the most important part solving the previous year’s questions will help candidates to practice answer writing and improvise on them.