ClearIAS Team receives emails not only from college students but many schools students (and parents too) about guidance and strategies to clear IAS exam. There are many who want to start early. We appreciate the eagerness, ambition and enthusiasm of aspirants. It's always good to start early. The … [Read more...] about Strategy and Books for Early Birds To Clear IAS Exam
Filling DAF (Detailed Application Form) for UPSC Civil Service Mains exam is a task that should be done with great care. Around 15000 candidates who qualify in Civil Services Prelims need to apply separately for Civil Services Mains. According to UPSC, any serious mistake in the DAF may result in … [Read more...] about DAF (Detailed Application Form) for UPSC CSE Mains – Do’s and Don’ts
Sample Question Paper for Ethics (UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Paper 5) : UPSC has released sample questions for ethics paper - the newly introduced topic - for Civil Services Mains Exam. In Mains - ethics related questions come in Paper 5 (General Studies Paper 4). Candidates may please note that … [Read more...] about Sample Question Paper for Ethics (Paper 5) – UPSC Mains
What are the books needed for UPSC Civil Service Main Examination? The below-mentioned books are based on the feedback from many aspirants/toppers who found them useful for the exam. We keep updating this page when new books worth the time and money of candidates appear in the market. Books … [Read more...] about Books for UPSC Civil Service Main Exam Preparation
If aspirants preparing for UPSC Civil Services Exam are confused about one particular subject, that is Indian Economy! Candidates are doubtful about the approach and study-materials for Economics section of IAS Prelims and Mains. They keep on asking about the single, all-in-one-book to cover … [Read more...] about How To Prepare Economy for Civil Services Exam?
Indian Society is a topic under UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam in GS Paper -1. Along with Indian History, World History, and Physical Geography, Indian Society is also a significant portion and hence should be given its due importance. The section might be a cake walk for those candidates with … [Read more...] about How To Study Indian Society For UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam?
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?
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!