Around 10 lakh aspirants apply for UPSC Civil Services Exam, every year. But what is the last rank that can fetch an aspirant the prestigious IAS (Indian Administrative Service)? The answer lies in the number of vacancies reported for each year and the category an aspirant belongs. 2018: The … [Read more...] about Upto Which Rank Can An Aspirant Get Into IAS, IPS or IFS?
Harikrishna Pai (CSE 2013 Rank 218) in the previous post in this interview series with www.clearias.com, has shared his detailed book list and preparation strategies for Prelims and Mains. In this post (Part 4), he shares his interview preparation and UPSC interview experience. We hope this post to … [Read more...] about Harikrishna Pai (CSE 2013 Rank 218) UPSC Topper’s Interview – Part 4
Having already shared the background, approach, preparations strategies and books referred for UPSC Prelims and Mains, Gaurav shares his views on the importance of UPSC Interview. He has elaborated about the areas from where he expected questions. You can also read Gaurav Agrawals UPSC interview … [Read more...] about Gaurav Agrawal (CSE 2013 Rank 1) UPSC Topper’s Interview – Part 4
Well, if you missed the UPSC Topper Akash P's (CSE 2013 Rank 63) Interview – Part 1, you can read it by following the hyperlink. The story, continues here. Having already shared the background and approach, Akash goes into the details of his preparations strategies and books referred at each stages … [Read more...] about Akash P (CSE 2013 Rank 63) UPSC Topper’s Interview – Part 2
Gaurav Agrawal from Rajastan topped UPSC Civil Services Exam 2013. Gaurav did his graduation from IIT and post graduation from IIM. He got IPS in his first chance before securing All India Rank 1 this year. We have already shared Gaurav Agrawal's UPSC interview transcript. In this post, we shall … [Read more...] about UPSC Civil Services Exam 2013 Topper (Rank 1) Gaurav Agrawal’s Marks : An Analysis
Civil services aspirants across the country are eager to know the strategies and preparation methods of UPSC exam toppers. What if an all-India topper (AIR 1) of UPSC Civil Services Exam decides to share his approach and study materials to help others? That too with original transcripts! This … [Read more...] about UPSC 2013 Topper Gaurav Agrawal’s (AIR 1) Interview Transcript
When we first thought of starting the "UPSC Toppers Interview” at www.clearias.com., the first name which came to our mind was that of Lipin Raj M.P. It's tough to describe in words, his journey into the prestigious Indian Civil Services, fighting against odds and braving the bitter truths of … [Read more...] about Lipin Raj M. P (CSE 2012 Rank 224) UPSC Topper’s Interview – Part 1
What are the cut-off marks for UPSC? Marks needed to qualify UPSC Civil Services Prelims and Mains has always been a topic of hot discussion and speculation. There are always different rumours around and many candidates are unclear about how UPSC fix the bottom cut-off. That's why in this … [Read more...] about Cut-Off Marks for UPSC Civil Services Exam: Trend Analysis
Yes! Here is the news you have been waiting for! ClearIAS.com has released the official mobile app to help aspirants access our extensive UPSC study-materials from the comfort of your mobile or tablet. That too for free! The android version of Clear IAS app can be downloaded by visiting the Google … [Read more...] about Now Boost Your IAS Preparation With Clear IAS Mobile App!
UPSC Civil Services Interview, like all other interview tests, judges your personality and caliber. It is not a stage to be panic. Though all those candidates who made it to the Civil Service Interview stage deserve credit, unfortunately only the best can be selected, as the vacancies each year for … [Read more...] about Civil Services Interview – How To Make Sure That You Clear IAS?