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Where will we get the old NCERT books and which editions of it do we have to read? Also, how important it is to read NCERT while preparation?

Asked on 27-09-2018 by KUMARA SWAMY S S

Answered by NewsBytes

You'll get the old NCERT books from your nearby stationery shop or publication house. To prepare for the IAS exam, you can read NCERT books from class 8th-12th. It is advised to read the NCERT books to prepare for the UPSC exams as they provide the basic knowledge of the topics you're going to read further.

Which subjects we should cover in NCERT books to prepare for the IAS exam?

Asked on 20-09-2018 by shashidhar bmath

Answered by NewsBytes

The subjects that you should cover in the NCERT books are: (1)Science, (2)Mathematics, (3)Social Science, (4)Economics, (5)Democratic politics, (6)Chemistry, (7)Biology, (8)History, (9)Art & Culture, (10)Geography, and (11)Literature.

What is the best source of current affairs after The Hindu?

Asked on 20-09-2018 by Zainab Ansari

Answered by NewsBytes

The best source of current affairs after 'The Hindu' is NewsBytes. Here, we keep you updated on the recent issues and also provide enough background story of that event. We cover almost every topic, from politics to technology. You can read NewsBytes daily to stay updated on all topics.

Specify the syllabus of the UPSC exam.

Asked on 20-09-2018 by Venkateswarlu Venkateswarlu

Answered by NewsBytes

The syllabus of UPSC is divided into two parts: Prelims and Mains. In Prelims, two compulsory questions of 200 marks each will be asked, i.e. General Studies 1 and General Studies 2, which will comprise of subjects like History, Politics, Social Development etc. In UPSC, the Mains consist of nine papers, i.e. two optional subjects, four general studies, one essay, and one English paper.

What is the best book for CSAT in civil services examination?

Asked on 20-09-2018 by Sampangi Pravallika

Answered by NewsBytes

Some of the best books to prepare for the Quantitative and Verbal Aptitude are (1)CSAT Manual by Tata McGraw-Hill, (2)Cracking the CSAT by Arihant, (3)Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey, and (4)Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal.

Suggest some books in Telugu medium to prepare for the IPS exam?

Asked on 19-09-2018 by Vijay Dasari

Answered by NewsBytes

To prepare for the IPS exam, you can read the following books: (1)Indian Polity and Constitution by Krishna Pradeep, (2)Science and Technology by Hari Krishna, and (3)Vakyam by Chekuri Ramarao.

Are students from Open universities eligible to apply for the IAS exam?

Asked on 19-09-2018 by madhu maggi

Answered by NewsBytes

To apply for UPSC, you must fulfill their education qualification criteria. You should have a graduation degree or its equivalent i.e. degree from Open Universities. The university or institute should be recognized by the central and state government.

Is it possible to clear UPSC without coaching?

Asked on 19-09-2018 by Amrutha Prakasha

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, it is possible to clear UPSC without coaching. You can prepare for the UPSC exam by self-study by following these simple steps: (1)Go through the UPSC syllabus to know what you have to cover and how you'll do it, (2)Make a timetable and strictly follow that, (3)Make notes by reading NewsBytes and other newspapers daily, and (4)Read the NCERT book from class 8-10.

What should I read other than NCERT for the IAS exam?

Asked on 18-09-2018 by Nisha Chauhan

Answered by NewsBytes

The books that you should read other than NCERT to prepare for the IAS exam is (1)Manorama Yearbook, (2)History of Modern India by Bipin Chandra, (3)Geography of India by Majid Husain, and (4) Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh.

Which type of books I should read for the IAS exam?

Asked on 18-09-2018 by Nisha Chauhan

Answered by NewsBytes

The types of books that you can read to prepare for the IAS exam are (1)NCERT book set from 8th-10th, (2)Books on History of Modern India, (3)Books on Geography of India, (4)Books on Indian Economy and (5)Manorama Yearbook.