Are you the one overwhelmed by the hefty amount of CSS syllabus? And is overthinking all your time in how to make a schedule for CSS?

How to Start CSS Preparation

Well! You need not to worry anymore. Cause we are here to bump up your mood and get you started with some experienced guidelines on how to make CSS study schedule and how to start CSS preparation.

Sounds good?

Well, you will also get “Good” scores if you follow suit.

1) Short Term Goals Leading to Long Term Results 

The very first step is to make short term goals that will ultimately help you achieve long-term plans. Figure out your strengths and weaknesses and start working on getting towards your primary target. 

2) Wake Up Early Please

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise!

We know it is challenging to get out of bed early, but it is not impossible. Right?
And if you are the CSS aspirant, then you must give yourself a nice push.
The study plan plays a vital role in proper preparation. Gear up your timetable and routine in accordance with your daily goal. A fresh mind grasp new things way too quickly than a tired one. 

You can also see this one-on-one interview with CSS topper Abrar, guiding students how to start CSS preparation. 

3) Make Your Own Notes

Self-notes (detailed and one-liner) are going to be your life savior in the last hour of revision. 

Never rely on other aspirants for their notes.

Keep this in your mind!

Pro-Tip: Make your one-liner notes using keyword approach. If you feel everything is important and you would end up writing everything in the notes, then here you can use keyword approach. Write keywords and then try to write one-line keeping in view your keyword but in your own words.  

4) Read Newspaper Daily

Keep an update of what is happening nationally and internationally on an everyday basis.

You don’t need to cram all the news, but it is beneficial to get a know-how of everything in the news. This will also help you in keeping an update of statistics, case study and reports for CSS preparation. 

Along with that it will polish your English, which is the key component in CSS because 92% of the students fail in CSS English essay, even if they pass all other subjects. Here is a complete guide on how to write an essay for CSS exam.

In addition to reading newspaper, read popular CSS magazines, novels, books. 

Note: Only read English Newspaper e.g. DAWN, The Express Tribune, The Guardian. 

5) Stay Motivated (If you can!)

A sad reality is there are going to be some rough days. No added sugar coat!

But you should always remind yourself, “Why did you start in the first place”?

This trick will aid you in staying motivated as well as help you stay focused.

Once you clear this exam, then you can avail countless advantages of CSS exam like steady job and pension, respect, honor, authority etc.


Hope this guide will help you to learn how to start CSS preparation. It will also guide you to make your very own personalized study plan for CSS and gives you a direction to work towards your strengths and weaknesses. A proper timetable will assist you in completing your daily, weekly and monthly goals. Prepare your notes religiously and keep updating the reports. 

Along with that if you are short on time then you can follow some of the smart tricks to complete your CSS preparation in 3 months

Last but not the least, believe in yourself because you can, and you will ace the CSS exams.

What strategy are you following in making your CSS schedule?

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