Aspirants are usually told many Do’s and Don’ts related to number of attempts, topics selection and avoidance of negative marking before they attempt for Prelims. Yet, to secure better marks, students often move for guess work while attempting the paper bringing them into the endless loop of ‘Negative Marking’ in UPSC Civil Services Prelims Examination. The more you guess, more are the chances of negative marking.
When you are preparing for UPSC Civil Service Exam, due to the unpredictability, you cannot afford to make selective study purely based on previous years' question papers.
In the CSAT paper, RC questions have had a very important role to play. In the last 4 years, the number of questions have ranged from 26 to 30 which is about 33 to 38% of the paper. The length of the passages varies from 200 words to 80 words for a 4 question passage and 1 question passage respectively.
The art and culture section pose maximum difficulty before students in the CSE prelims exam. The students have no idea regarding books and study material for this section. Although you can find a lot of with study materials related to this section but no such book is there that gives a deep idea about the topics to be read and give the confidence to tackle art and culture related questions.
Science and Technology have become a scoring subject under the UPSC CSE Prelims examination as the number of questions has increased fairly in past few years. UPSC is considered the toughest exam and perhaps the only exam where a candidate is expected to learn almost everything under the sun.
From the very beginning, MAP-BASED QUESTIONS are a regular feature in the UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam. If you don’t study an atlas, your UPSC exam prelims preparation will not be complete. Maps based questions are often a source of confusion among the aspirants in UPSC Prelims exam.
The Civil Services Exam is designed in such a manner that it maintains a fine balance in all these areas. Indian History has an important role to play among these subjects. Indian history and Indian National Movement has a significance in both the Prelims and Mains exam.
Geography as a subject, is considered as an inevitable portion of UPSC Civil Services Exam. After digging into the strategy for preparation of various subjects of UPSC Syllabus, today we are going to discuss the planning and strategy of the most salient and fundamental pillar of UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam i.e. Geography.
UPSC Civil Services Exam has undergone several significant changes in the past few years. The questions related on environmental laws and pacts have seen significant increase in weightage in both UPSC Prelims and Mains exam. Around 10-20% questions have been asked from this section in the recent years.
The Civil Services Exam is considered to be one of the toughest and most coveted exams in the country. Taking the decision to qualify this exam defines the ambitions and goals of a person. Some aspirants believe that more than 1 year time is necessary for this exam but 1 year time is enough for IAS Preparation.
Civil Services Exam is the most prestigious and coveted exam of India. This exam is conducted every year by Union Public Services Commission, a constitutional body. With the penchant for power and prestige attached with Civil Services a lot of people strive hard towards achieving this goal. The working professionals are no exception who despite tough and exhaustive work routine prepare for this exam and succeed too.
Prelims is the first stage of UPSC Civil Services Exam. Though this phase is not much tougher the aspirants don’t take this stage seriously and this is the reason that most of the aspirants often fails in this exam owing to their used to and casual approach pertaining to this exam. This stage of examination requires a holistic approach in this competitive era with Information overflow. This preparation requires a clear cut strategy which would help the candidates to cover each and every aspect of the UPSC Syllabus. UPSC is an exam that can be sailed through diligence, dedication and perseverance.