How to prepare for GS & English part of IES Exam (Without Coaching) ?

Hello Friends,

I hope you all are preparing for the exams in the best of your spirits.

In this post, i will tell you how to prepare for GS & English for IES exam. This one haunts many people who are preparing for IES on their own.

But, before telling how to prepare for these, i think i must tell you some important things about the paper.

  1. GS & English is asked only in Paper I of objective part of IES exam. This comprises of 200 marks & 120 questions. Out of this, 60 are from GS & 60 are from English.
  2. Questions from GS can be categorized into two parts- Static part & Current based part.
  3. English part consists of synonyms, antonyms, sentence correction, comprehension etc.
  4. Since the paper counts for 200 marks out of total 1000 marks of written part. Neither you should leave it totally, nor you should “over-do” it. It should be given just sufficient time & preparation.

Now, How to prepare?

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Complete list of books that i used during my preparation for GATE & IES


Before you read- It really doesn’t matters to which branch you belong to. You could be from Mechanical, ECE or Civil. Even then, this blogpost is for you too. Please read this to the end.

Hello dear friends,

I hope you all are enjoying reading my blog & it is helping in your preparation to achieve your big dream.

In fact, it is one of the entry in my impossible list to get accolades from people like- “Your blog helped me a lot in clearing IES/GATE”.

Wait a sec! What? Impossible list? What’s that? Read more

Top 5 reasons to have different strategies for GATE & IES

So, this is my third post on this blog. The reason behind my “over-blogging” is the awesome response that i am getting. First of all, thank you for the overwhelming response. Moreover, my aim is to make my blog post reach each & every aspirant. Everyone should be gained by my experiences, only then the purpose of blog will be served. So, if you find this blog useful, please share it on facebook & other social media using the buttons at the end of this post.

Now, back to the business.

I have met many aspirants. Most of the students who prepare for GATE, prepare for IES too. Since GATE is conducted first ,usually students adopt a strategy & studying methodology for GATE . Once GATE is over, they continue the same strategy & trends of preparation for IES too. Is this a correct way? I don’t think so. Why? let’s see.. Read more

How to crack GATE in 2 months time (without coaching)?

Hello friends,

This is my first post and i am going to tell you how to clear GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) and that too without any coaching.

The first question that might be coming to your mind is – How the hell do i know that?

So, the answer is – Through my experience. While i was in my third year of college, i got AIR 186 in GATE 2011 without much sweating. Again in GATE 2012, i got AIR 138 & that too without much effort. (Know more about me.) May be the rank was not “too” good, but it was decent enough for the level of effort that i put into it.

So, you can also get impressive GATE ranks without too much of toiling if you follow these steps- Read more