What is the UPSC ranking principle in case of equal marks? What is the methodology used by the Union Public Service Commission to break a tie in marks? If the overall marks of two or more candidates are equal, how is relative merit between such candidates decided by UPSC? Who will be given a higher rank? Have you ever wondered about this situation? UPSC Ranking Methodology: if two … [Read more...] about UPSC Ranking When Two Candidates Score Equal Marks (Revised Tie-Breaking Rules)
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While about half of the questions in the UPSC Personality Test may be based on your biodata, the next half of the questions may be intended to assess your social traits or interest in current affairs. How should you answer questions outside of your bio-data (Detailed Application Form) in the UPSC interview? This article focuses on selected sample topics outside of the Detailed Application … [Read more...] about UPSC Personality Test: How should you answer questions outside of your bio-data?
Most UPSC aspirants, including previous year toppers, are fans of ClearIAS Most Probable Prelims Questions - the 3 MCQs we send daily via email. Now the compilation of the Daily MCQs is available on ClearIAS Store to be downloaded in PDF format. It has been a long-pending request from ClearIAS users to provide the PDFs compilation of the daily MCQs we send daily via email. As promised, … [Read more...] about 1000 Most Probable Prelims Questions: Daily MCQs now available as PDF Compilation
We know, it has been a long wait :-) But you will thank us for the new ClearIAS Test Prep App, the all-in-one app for UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) preparation. We have released the latest update of ClearIAS mobile app. The latest update has brought a lot of exciting new features and fixed all previous issues reported by users. ClearIAS Test Prep App: The First Look ClearIAS, with … [Read more...] about ClearIAS Test Prep App: The All-In-One App for UPSC Launched
Can you clear IAS Prelims by studying 100 days? Yes, if you are preparing using the correct resources! How should you prepare for UPSC prelims in 100 days? What should be your plan? What are the books you should read to get the maximum benefit out of minimum time? How should you practice mock exams? How should you prioritize your time? To get answers to all these questions, go through this … [Read more...] about 100-Days Action Plan to Clear IAS Prelims
Withdrawal of UPSC application is now possible. UPSC has introduced the provision of withdrawal of online applications for various exams including the CSE. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), in its latest notification has introduced the withdrawal of online applications for Civil Services Examination. Candidates are advised to go through the instructions carefully before filling up the … [Read more...] about Withdrawal of UPSC application introduced: Know the important instructions
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification for Civil Services Examination 2020. Apply now if your ambition is to become an IAS/IPS/IFS officer. It's the time to apply if your dream job is that of a top civil servant in the country. UPSC has published the notification for Civil Services Exam (CSE) 2020. Aspirants who wish to join services like IAS, IPS, IFS etc should … [Read more...] about UPSC Notification for Civil Services Examination 2020 Released: 796 Vacancies; Apply Now!
CAG of India, Rajiv Mehrishi IAS, provides his invaluable guidance to young aspirants on how to prepare current affairs section for UPSC CSE and other competitive examinations. In a special interview with ClearIAS and McGraw-Hill, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, Shri. Rajiv Mehrishi gave a lot of insights on how to prepare the current affairs section for the recruitment into top … [Read more...] about How should you prepare Current Affairs for UPSC: CAG Rajiv Mehrishi IAS explains (Experts Talk)
What is the eligibility criteria for the Indian Forest Service (IFoS)? Who can apply for IFoS exam? Indian Forest Service (abbreviated as IFS or IFoS) is one of the prestigious All India Services like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) or Indian Police Service (IPS). To get into IFS, a candidate has to sit for the same preliminary exam as civil service aspirants do. But what is the minimum … [Read more...] about Indian Forest Service (IFS/IFoS) Exam – Eligibility Criteria
When there is a conflict between Fundamental Rights(FR) and Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP), which should prevail? FR? or DPSP? The answer is not as simple as one would think. There are some important Supreme Court judgements regarding this. We shall see them in detail. When there is a conflict between Fundamental Rights and DPSPs, which should prevail? DPSPs are not … [Read more...] about Fundamental Rights vs Directive Principles: What if there is a conflict?