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
Books For CSAT Prelims: Books needed for cracking CSAT prelims is a query we get often. Our team has already posted a list of our useful books needed for Civil Services Exam including the links to buy them from Flipkart. There might be candidates who clear Civil Services Prelims by referring 100 … [Read more...] about Books For CSAT Prelims (If You Are Running Short Of Time!)
The term 'Civil Service Aptitude Test' or 'CSAT' is confusing for many. What exactly is CSAT? Most aspirants consider CSAT as a subset of UPSC prelims, ie. they treat CSAT as a synonym to the General Studies Paper 2 of the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam. A few aspirants equate CSAT with … [Read more...] about CSAT – What is the best strategy to prepare for the CSAT?
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)
Can you clear UPSC Prelims in 6 Months? What should be the Civil Service Prelims 6 Month Strategy? Do you have only 6 months or less before the next UPSC Civil Service Prelims? Don't worry. You can clear the Preliminary Exam within this short time-frame - provided you follow the right … [Read more...] about Civil Service Prelims 6 Month Strategy – How Can You Clear UPSC Prelims in 6 Months?
What is the salary of an IAS officer? Candidates opt for Civil Services not always due to the attraction of salary or perks. Though the private sector may offer better packages, there are thousands of IAS aspirants who leave their cushy job to enter public service for a lesser salary. Having … [Read more...] about Salary of an IAS Officer
As part of the IAS Prelims syllabus, "Topics of national and international importance" are mentioned explicitly. For ease of convenience aspirants and coaching institutes call this area "current affairs". For the IAS Mains syllabus, nothing is mentioned explicitly which can be correlated with … [Read more...] about How To Study Current Affairs For IAS Exam?
Questions from Science and Technology are asked in UPSC Civil Services Prelims General Studies Paper 1 as well as in Mains General Studies Paper 3 (GS3). The science part deals with subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The technology part deals with the application of various sciences. … [Read more...] about How To Study Science and Technology For IAS Exam?
The environment is a term that is widely discussed all over the world, and UPSC question papers year after year are proving that Environment and related areas are a must-know for every Civil Services aspirant. Questions from Environment touch areas of basic understanding as well as hot topics of … [Read more...] about How To Study Environment For IAS Exam?
Civil Services Preliminary Exam - the first step in UPSC CSE - is considered by many as the toughest stage in the whole process of IAS selection. Surprised? Do you wonder why? Out of the 100 candidates who write Prelims, 97 may not clear prelims! There is two reasons - (1) Lack of right … [Read more...] about Civil Services Preliminary Exam: How To Make Sure That You Clear?