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TIPS FOR DECIDING WHETHER TO GO FOR SELF STUDY
First & foremost thing which you need to keep in mind is to keep out the thought thatCoaching goers are better than those who do Self Study. My friend cleared in firstattempt by self study that also only 5 marks short of Rank.2.
Financial benefit is that you can save a good amount of money say around 30,000 buckswhich may take months to earn.3.
Suggest you to get coaching for Direct tax as this subject need more clarity of conceptsthen reading it and just passing. Indirect tax does not coaching.4.
For theory subjects no need to go to coaching classes as your hard work is the onlywhich matters in theory subject.5.
Better to give as much time as you can give to your studies. Remember that it shouldnot fall below 10 hours a day.6.
Precondition for self study is that you need to have sufficient time for study i.e.a.
For CPT & IPCC– 5 Monthsb.
For CA Final – 6 Months(It also depends on your own grasp power and grip to particular subject)Also take one month out if you are already finished full course once.
First reading for self studiers should be through though it may take much time.
Gather all the reference books and material required like Suggested answers, Notes,Compilers, Scanners ready with you.9.
If you get any trouble in any problem, do not hesitate to ask your friends whom youbelieve can solve your query.10.
Do not think that coaching is always worth going, they are only if you can revise allthings of coaching at home specially Direct Tax.11.
–ve’s of coaching classes:a.
No proper infrastructureb.
Lack of teaching skillsc.
Not completing course on timed.
Sitting arrangements are not propere.
Faculty are not properly trainedf.
Charging huge sum of moneyg.
Not situated near to our home place12.
+ve’s of coaching classes:a.
Proper guidance from experienced teachersb.
Improve morale as lot of students feel confident going coaching classesc.
Money is not constraint if you think of outputsd.
Improvise the networking