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
What are the books needed to prepare for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary 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 that will be highly … [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 one of the previous posts, UPSC Prelims result won't make much … [Read more...] about UPSC Prelims Results: How Should You Take It?
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?
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
Decision Making and Problem Solving is an important section for CSAT ( Civil Services Preliminary Exam Paper 2). Having said that, those who are wondering what this section is all about - they can refer 2011 and 2012 CSAT question paper and see those 7 or 8 questions at the end without negative … [Read more...] about Decision Making and Problem Solving for CSAT
Interpersonal Skills Including Communication Skills is a topic for CSAT ( General Studies Paper 2 - Civil Service Prelims Exam). But candidates who appear for Preliminary Exam, often seem to be unaware of this topic. Before getting into the details of Interpersonal Skills, lets analyze the syllabus … [Read more...] about Interpersonal Skills Including Communication Skills for CSAT
Are you wondering 'What is CSAT'? The term CSAT (Civil Service Aptitude Test) is not official from UPSC. You will not find this term anywhere in the UPSC notifications. But ever since UPSC changed the Civil Service Preliminary Exam structure in 2011, the term CSAT is in use. Most coaching … [Read more...] about Understanding CSAT – Civil Service Preliminary Exam Model Questions