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Sai Chandana

Sai Chandana

Asked on 16 September, 2018

Is it enough to read the NCERT textbooks from class 9th-12th?

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It is advised to read the NCERT books from 8th-12th to grasp the minute understanding of every topic. It will be good if you are also referring to other preparation books for the UPSC exam.

salman farez

salman farez

Asked on 29 August, 2018

I am a science student of 11th class. Can I become an IAS Officer?

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Yes, you can become an IAS officer by clearing the UPSC exam. All Indian citizens, aged above 21, who have completed their Bachelor's degree in any subject can appear for the UPSC Civil services exam for IAS. First, you have to complete your graduation, then only you can apply for UPSC exam.

Satendra Kumar

Satendra Kumar

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Is it important to read the NCERT for civil service exam?

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Yes, it is important to read the NCERT for civil service exam as it covers most of the topic. Reading NCERT thoroughly will help you to strengthen your base knowledge about various topics, and it will help you to clear civil exams to an extent.

Aditya Tomar

Aditya Tomar

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Which course to pursue after 12th to appear for UPSC?

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Candidates from any stream can apply for UPSC exam. They should have completed their graduation from a recognized university and their age should be above 21 years.

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devimalleshwari v

Asked on 29 August, 2018

I have done open degree course in class 10th. Can I apply for UPSC?

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Only those who have completed their graduation from a recognized university/institution can apply for UPSC. All Indian citizens, aged above 21, who have completed their Bachelor's degree in any subject can appear for the UPSC Civil services exam for IAS.

Manoranjan Choudhary

Manoranjan Choudhary

Asked on 29 August, 2018

What is the percentage required in 12th for civil service?

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One must complete graduation from a recognized university to apply for IAS exam.

Devdeep Ahirwal

Devdeep Ahirwal

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Should one start the preparation for UPSC in the 1st year of college?

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Yes, you can start the preparation for UPSC from the 1st year of your college.

Rameshwar Rai

Rameshwar Rai

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Suggest some best books for IAS preparation.

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Some of the best books to prepare for IAS are NCERT, History of modern India by Bipin Chandra and IAS preparation books by Arihant Publications.

Srushti Sru

Srushti Sru

Asked on 29 August, 2018

I want to write IAS in kannada. Suggest some books please.

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There are various Kannada literature books available for IAS Mains. Such books are Linguistics, History of Kannada Language-M.H. Krishnaiah, Kannada Sahitya Charitre- R.S. Mugali, and Kannada Bhasha Shastra- R.Y. Dharwadkar.

Jayalekshmi R

Jayalekshmi R

Asked on 29 August, 2018

I am pursuing B.Sc. What is the next step to become an lAS officer?

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After you complete your graduation, you need take UPSC examination to become an IAS officer. Only students having the degree of recognized universities and institutes can apply for IAS exam.

Bhupesh

Bhupesh

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Is it necessary to read magazine or just newspaper is enough to prepare for UPSC?

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It depends on the choice of the candidate. Both are used to provide current affairs and information about various events across the world. To prepare for UPSC, start reading NewsBytes daily. Go through the NCERT books as they cover most of the topics. Solve as many mock papers as you can before the exam.

ruchi singh

ruchi singh

Asked on 29 August, 2018

I have completed my graduation in BA (English) through a correspondence course. Am l eligible to apply for IAS exam?

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Even in a correspondence course, if you have a graduate degree which is recognized by UGC and central/ state government, you can sit for IAS examination.

pallabi sardar

pallabi sardar

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Suggest the subjects name for IAS exam.

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The subjects for IAS exam are English, General Studies, and an optional subject. The optional subjects are agriculture, anthropology, botany, chemistry. civil engineering, commerce and accountancy, law, geology, medical science, mathematics, philosophy, zoology, sociology and many more.

Nanda Kumar Vempati

Nanda Kumar Vempati

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Can we crack IAS without coaching?

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Yes, you can crack IAS without coaching. Start preparing by reading NCERT books thoroughly. Also, enhance your GK by reading NewsBytes daily.

poonam kumari

poonam kumari

Asked on 29 August, 2018

From where I get IAS preparation books?

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You can get the IAS preparation books online as well as offline. You can buy these books at offline retail stores. You can also purchase preparation books via Amazon, BYJU's and Schoolkart.

vishwanath achari

vishwanath achari

Asked on 29 August, 2018

I am 30 from OBC. What is the age limit to appear for UPSC? And how can I start preparing?

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For OBC candidates, the new age limit is 35 years. To prepare for UPSC, start reading NewsBytes daily. Go through the NCERT books as they cover most of the topics. Solve as many mock papers as you can before the exam.

Akash Kumar

Akash Kumar

Asked on 29 August, 2018

NCERT Books or NCERT MCQ, which is sufficient?

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NCERT books will cover most of the topics. It will also cover the topics given in NCERT MCQ.

Padmini Soni

Padmini Soni

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Is it possible to prepare for both PSC and SSC?

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Yes, you can prepare for UPSC and SSC at the same time. Start reading NewsBytes and NCERT books to cover the maximum topics that will be useful for both the exams.

NeelakantaM Nagarjuna

NeelakantaM Nagarjuna

Asked on 29 August, 2018

How to exactly prepare Notes from news paper?

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You can prepare for current affairs by reading newspapers daily. Read the headlines carefully and jot down any special event. Follow stories in newspapers to stay updated on a certain topic. Make a list of special events happened on a particular day. Revise your points before the exam.

Pardeep Kumar

Pardeep Kumar

Asked on 29 August, 2018

Which book is best for the UPSC exam?

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The following books are considered as best to prepare for UPSC exams, (1)NCERT of class 6th to 12th, (2)Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations by M. Laxmikanth, and (3)Indian Year Book by DPD.

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