Strategy and guidelines for World History Preparation for UPSC Mains Exam: World History is a newly added section for UPSC Civil Services Mains. But, interestingly, only events from the 18th century is included in the syllabus for GS Paper ie. events from and around AD 1700. A thorough understanding … [Read more...] about How To Study World History for UPSC Civil Services Mains?
Writing a good essay is not always easy. It requires the right approach and good practice. It has been observed that many candidates, unfortunately, take the essay paper too lightly resulting in a score not comparable with their potential. It is vital to attempt essay paper with the same … [Read more...] about How To Write A Good Essay In Civil Service Mains Exam?
The effort is important, but knowing where to make an effort makes all the difference. This article is written with a special focus on doing smart work for IAS preparation. The importance of this discussion is at a time when there are a wide variety of resources available around every aspirant to … [Read more...] about Smart Work for IAS Preparation – How to Get Your Priorities Right?
Aspirants, when they begin IAS preparation, are generally confused. They are unsure about how to start, and what to study. IAS/IPS aspirants have numerous queries in their mind regarding exam eligibility, exam dates etc. Many are not sure if coaching is essential or not. Their worries are not … [Read more...] about A Note Before You Begin IAS Preparation or Coaching
The General Studies IV Paper in UPSC Civil Services Main Exam checks the Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude of future civil servants. But aspirants are very much confused about how to prepare for the Ethics paper. In this post, let us understand how to study ethics paper of IAS Mains GS. Ethics Paper … [Read more...] about How To Study The Ethics Paper for IAS Mains – Get Your Approach Right!
Which is the best optional subject for UPSC Civil Services Examination? How to find the right optional subject for you? The decision of selection of the IAS Mains Optional is an age-old dilemma for Civil Services aspirants. As per the latest syllabus, the number of optional subjects to be … [Read more...] about How To Select IAS Mains Optional As Per The Latest UPSC Syllabus
As soon as the Civil Services Prelims season is over aspirants will be provided with a plethora of keys by different coaching institutes and websites (including ours :)), each varying among themselves in at-least 4-5 questions! Yes, that's the way UPSC construct close answer choices, and no one can … [Read more...] about Strategy and Study Plan for Clearing IAS Mains Exam
UPSC Civil Services Exam new Syllabus (2013) has produced mixed response from the candidates, though the majority is definitely welcoming the change. The winners and losers of the latest pattern can be realized completely only a couple of years later, but a quick look gives many interesting … [Read more...] about UPSC Civil Services Exam New Syllabus (2013) – Analysis
UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam new Syllabus (after incorporating corrections suggested by Government) is not much different from the previous pattern except in double weightage to GS. The highlights of the latest IAS syllabus are the following. There are still 9 papers (including two qualifying … [Read more...] about UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam New Syllabus
Download UPSC Civil Services Exam Previous Year Question Papers (IAS/IPS) This post contains links for free download of official UPSC question papers from 2014 to 2019. Note: To re-take previous year UPSC Preliminary Exam questions from 2011 to 2019 with negative marking (answers as per … [Read more...] about UPSC Civil Services Exam Previous Year Question Papers (IAS/IPS)