Mock represents similar standard, replica; a near simulation of one. A mock test is a practice test taken before the REAL (Actual) test. A Mock test would be a simulation test.UPSC Prelims Mock Tests from eduSaksham consists of questions in the same format, difficulty level, varied topics and time limit as you will find in the actual UPSC Prelims exam.
As the saying goes ‘practice makes man perfect,’ it is utmost relevant to UPSC aspirants. Every topper from the previous years will stress on the importance taking mock tests seriously.
Type of UPSC Prelims Mock Tests
Mock test can be of different types based on your need and preparation level.
Full mock tests: This is a replica of the actual UPSC Prelims exam and hence must be taken very seriously and should be attempted as if you are sitting in an actual UPSC Prelims 2015 Exam. Full Mock tests cover all the parts of UPSC Prelims exam.
Sectional Mock tests: This is a great tool for UPSC aspirants to check their level of preparation for each section of the UPSC Prelims exam. It is advisable by experts’ to start with Sectional mock test before moving on to the Full Mock tests.
- Topic based Mock test: This is very uncommon but is used by UPSC aspirants to prepare for some of the important and difficult topics of UPSC syllabus.
Why Should you take them Seriously?
Will I improve my score and Rank by giving Mock Tests?
Here are the top reasons which will highlight the importance of taking a good mock test
1) Real Simulated Environment.
Examination is a pressure situation, and if one has already been through such pressure situations by way of mock examinations it is much easier in real examination. Also students get clear with the exam pattern and time frame to attempt each question with eduSaksham’s Mock test. This test is nearly similar to the actual exam and helps you know what really happens during the actual UPSC Prelims exam.