What is the importance of Mock Interviews for UPSC?

There was a time when every stage of UPSC-CSE must have to be prepared by one-self through self-preparation be it Prelims, Mains or Interview. Presently, it has become easier for the candidates appearing in the UPSC-CSE Interview to develop their personality in a way that can please the board members of UPSC and help in scoring 190+ marks in UPSC Interview. For that, one needs to assess his/her Personality from multiple dimension such as Introduction, qualification, optional, current affairs and so on. Since UPSC gives only few days between the results of Mains Examination and beginning of Interview, it has become difficult for the aspirants to prepare for the interview holistically. Here’s where Mock Interviews and Interview Guidance Programmes can help you to get over this troublesome situation.

Mock Interviews help candidates in many ways. First of all, it can help you in gaining your confidence to appear for the interview. UPSC Interview itself is considered in itself a whole big thing that puts many deserving candidates in a performance pressure. This ultimately leads to loosing confidence to even appear for the interview. Such fear can be driven away by appearing in the Mock Interviews. Secondly, it is essential to know about one’s personality traits. The board members taking Mock Interviews generally belong to the relevant field. So, they are in a better position on one hand to assess your personality as a board member and on the other hand to guide you as a coach to work upon your mistakes. This dual benefit of Mock Interviews proves to be one of the most determining factors to maximize your score in the original UPSC Interview. Thirdly, it helps you in making your sub-conscious mind familiar with the process of interview. This is helpful for those who are going to appear in the interview for the first time.

There are few leading UPSC Coaching Centers that provide Mock Interviews or Interview Guidance Programme such as DELHI INSTITUTE FOR CIVIL SERVICES and Eden IAS.