Those aspiring to take up competitive examinations should be persistent, said Assistant Commissioner Zone 3 of Mysuru City Corporation M J Roopa here on Monday.
She was speaking after a workshop for IAS/ KAS aspirants organised by Competitive Examination Training Centre, KSOU, at its premises.
Addressing the participants, she said that those who aspire to face competitive examinations should be tough mentally. Most of them take it easy and start working hard two months ahead of the examination. Such practice should not be encouraged. Daily preparation and continual reading, ideation alone will lead one to success, she added.
“Now with easy accessibility to the internet, information is easily available. So aspirants should make use of it and succeed. Aspirants should be abreast with development in the field of education, politics, history, economics and the requisite area of study. Reading of newspapers is a must for aspirants. One should strengthen their ability to analyse news. Also, the stress should be on strengthening general knowledge. Moreover, aspirants should not lose their heart if they fail to clear the exams at first attempt. Persistence is the key to success,” she added.
Economist Prof R Chinthamani delivered a talk on economic inclusion while Assistant Prof of KSOU Department of Economics Dr H R Pavithra spoke on sustainable development.
Convenor Jainahalli Sathyanarayana was present.