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
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 post, we have decided to give insights about … [Read more...] about Cut-Off Marks for UPSC Civil Services Exam: Trend Analysis
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Freshers in the field of UPSC Civil Services Exam may have lot many queries while filling the application. This article is a humble attempt to clarify the doubts regarding UPSC Civil Services Exam, popularly known as IAS Exam among the masses. All readers of ClearIAS.com are advised to have a quick … [Read more...] about Common Doubts Regarding UPSC Civil Services Exam Application
Online IAS Preparation? Yes, like many other things around, UPSC Civil Services Exam preparation has also turned online! UPSC exam preparation has changed through these years. The way aspirants now approach the century-old Civil Services Exam is not the way it was done ten or twenty years … [Read more...] about Online IAS Preparation – 10 Useful Tips
The question, "How Much Time Will It Take To Clear IAS Prelims?" and the variations like "How many years will it take to clear UPSC exam and become an IAS officer?", "Is five/four/three/two/one months sufficient time for cracking CSAT?", "When should one start preparing for Civil Services Exam?" and … [Read more...] about How Much Time Will It Take To Clear IAS Prelims?
You might have heard from almost all toppers, the importance of NCERT books in UPSC Civil Services Examination. Have you ever wondered why these school texts are so important for IAS exam which can be attempted by only graduates and above? The answer is simple. Whether you do graduation, … [Read more...] about Buy NCERT, NIOS, IGNOU, Yojana, Kurukshetra etc. Online
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
For ease of convenience, we are dividing the books for UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Exam preparation into two categories - Essential and Reference. Books tagged 'essential' are fundamental books which will be highly useful to build your basics. Once you are thorough with these basic books, if you … [Read more...] about Books for UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Exam
Last year trends of UPSC results, and IAS cut offs were mentioned in some of our earlier posts. This post is supposed to be a strategy builder for candidates - for both who cleared UPSC prelims and for those who didn't. As indicated in the one of the previous posts, UPSC Prelims result won't make … [Read more...] about UPSC Prelims Results: How Should You Take It?