Apparently, the author is preparing for a competition examination for which the eligibility criteria is a graduation degree only as the post graduation degree is not yet completed. Therefore, in case the author is confident about clearing the competitive examination on the strength of his hard work, then more attention should be paid to the preparation of the competitive examination and in such a case, he may think about switching over to the distance learning mode if possible.
However, as it is well known, only preparing and appearing in any competitive examination is not enough until and unless the same is cleared also with flying colors. Therefore, in such doubtful cases, continuing in the regular mode is likely to be more beneficial in the long run.
Primarily it is up to the author concerned to decide as nobody else knows better about his capacity to do the hard work by leaving all other activities aside than the author himself.
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