The preliminary round of the Civil Services Exam is less than a month away and the aspiring candidates are busy finishing up the process of their preparation. One of the toughest competitive exams in the country, the CSE exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission records an average qualification of about a thousand people, of the lakhs of students who take the examination. A dismal percentage of people actually make it through.
What is it about the CSE exams that cause so many people to fail? It’s not like these candidates are slacking off in their preparation. Most people willing to take the UPSC exam understand the challenge and put in the effort needed. And yet the failure rate is astounding. Here is a list of 7 reasons why so many students fail to make the cut even after investing their 100% in the preparation: