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

Asked on 16-09-2018 by Sai Chandana

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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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by salman farez

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Satendra Kumar

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Aditya Tomar

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by devimalleshwari v

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Manoranjan Choudhary

Answered by NewsBytes

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

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Devdeep Ahirwal

Answered by NewsBytes

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

Suggest some best books for IAS preparation.

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Rameshwar Rai

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Srushti Sru

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Jayalekshmi R

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Bhupesh

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by ruchi singh

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

Suggest the subjects name for IAS exam.

Asked on 29-08-2018 by pallabi sardar

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

Can we crack IAS without coaching?

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Nanda Kumar Vempati

Answered by NewsBytes

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

From where I get IAS preparation books?

Asked on 29-08-2018 by poonam kumari

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked on 29-08-2018 by vishwanath achari

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

NCERT Books or NCERT MCQ, which is sufficient?

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Akash Kumar

Answered by NewsBytes

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

Is it possible to prepare for both PSC and SSC?

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Padmini Soni

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

How to exactly prepare Notes from news paper?

Asked on 29-08-2018 by NeelakantaM Nagarjuna

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

Which book is best for the UPSC exam?

Asked on 29-08-2018 by Pardeep Kumar

Answered by NewsBytes

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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