New Delhi, Nov 28: Only five days are left for the UPSC IAS Main Exam 2016 and the syllabus of the exam is vast. Candidates are anxious and panicky at this point of time. However, good marks can be scored if the candidate revises everything in a planned manner. The last stage of the exam preparation plays a decisive role in getting a good score. By following the right strategy, candidates can prepare all topics confidently. During the eleventh hour of the exam, candidates should calculate their study hours and divide the time accordingly for each paper. All subjects should get time for revision depending upon the level of difficulty or preparation for each subject. Also Read - UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2021: Notification Released For Over 700 Jobs | Direct Link to Apply

Candidates preparing for the exam, should follow the reverse strategy for preparation, i.e. the last paper should be revised first. As there are 9 papers in total, half a day is available for preparation for each paper of IAS Main 2016. Candidates can have a look at the day-wise preparation plan for the UPSC IAS Main Exam 2016 starting from December 3. Also Read - UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Interview Schedule 2020 Released | Check Interview Dates Here

November 28: The last paper of UPSC IAS Main 2016 will be Optional Subject Paper II. Candidates should revise the Optional Subject Paper II in the first half and the topics of Optional Subject Paper I in the second half. (ALSO READ: UPSC IAS Exam 2016: Important Topics for General Studies Paper I, II and III) Also Read - UPSC Exam 2021: Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Of Last Attempt Civil Service Candidates

November 29: This day should be dedicated in revising the optional papers, language papers; General Studies paper IV including integrity, ethics and aptitude.

November 30: Candidates should go through General Studies Paper III that includes Science & Technology, Economic development, Environment ecology and biodiversity, disaster management and internal security. This should be prepared in the first half. In the second half of the day, candidates should go through the General Studies Paper II that includes Governance, polity, constitution, social justice and international relations.

December 1: Half day should be dedicated to General Studies Paper I by revising Indian Heritage and Culture, Geography and History of the society and world. Candidates should revise the topics that they think they don’t know well. The second half of the day should be dedicated to revising the current affairs and essay topics.

December 2: General Studies Paper II and General Studies Paper I should be revised in the morning. In the second half of the day, the General Studies I should be revised. Focus should be kept on social issues. (ALSO READ: UPSC Civil Services IAS Main Exam 2016: Tips to prepare for Essay Paper)

December 3: Candidates should keep focused, confident and calm. Fresh food should be taken that will help the candidate in remaining active.

Candidates should take proper sleep and have healthy and light food. Junk food should be avoided and complete rest should be taken. Late night study should be avoided in the eleventh hour. By following the right timetable in the eleventh hour of the exam, candidates can score well in the upcoming UPSC Civil Services IAS Main Exam 2016.