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Uday Kiran G

Uday Kiran G

Asked on 17 October, 2019

I'm studying in Class 12. How should I start my UPSC preparation?

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You can start preparing for the UPSC Civil Services Examination during or after Class-12. Candidates applying for UPSC-CSE must hold a graduation degree. However, starting early will ensure sufficient preparation time. Here are some tips: Get to know the exam basics, syllabus, and pattern; Have a preparation plan and schedule; Get the right books/study material; Read relevant newspapers/magazines; and Practice mock-tests and previous papers.

Nidhi Tiwari

Nidhi Tiwari

Asked on 4 October, 2018

I'm in class 11th. What should I do to prepare for the UPSC exam?

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To prepare for the UPSC exam from class 11th, you need to follow these steps: (1) Read thoroughly the NCERT books from class 8th-12th as they will provide the basic details on any topic, (2)Read NewsBytes daily to stay updated on national, international events, (3) Improve your writing speed by attempting as many mocks as possible per day, (4)Stay focused and always practice hard.

Prasanna Raavi

Prasanna Raavi

Asked on 4 October, 2018

In which part of the UPSC exam does Aptitude and Reasoning questions are given?

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In Prelims, which consist of two papers of 200 marks each, the question papers are of objective types. This test is also called as Civil Services Aptitude Test. The question papers in the Main examination are of subjective types.

Chetan Singh Rawat

Chetan Singh Rawat

Asked on 26 September, 2018

Can a visually impaired person become an IAS officer?

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Yes, a visually impaired person can become an IAS officer. Examples of visually impaired IAS officers in India are Pranjal Patil, Ajit Kumar Yadav, and Aman Gupta.

Vishnu Kumar

Vishnu Kumar

Asked on 25 September, 2018

Is science a useful subject for the UPSC exam?

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Yes, science is also a useful subject for the Civil Services exam. Every subject is useful if you have an interest in that subject. For the UPSC exam, it is necessary to complete graduation from a university recognized by central and state government.

Ayush Kumar

Ayush Kumar

Asked on 25 September, 2018

What is the duration of the training period after one clears the UPSC interview?

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The duration of the training period after one clears the UPSC interview is two years. The training session includes foundation training, professional training, and district training.

HEMANTH M N Arjun

HEMANTH M N Arjun

Asked on 25 September, 2018

Is there any eligibility criteria for height in IPS?

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Yes, there are eligibility criteria for physical requirements in IPS. The minimum height of 165cm is required for men and 150 cm for women. It is relaxable for certain ST categories.

Milisha Deliwala

Milisha Deliwala

Asked on 25 September, 2018

What is the salary of an IAS officer?

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The salary of an IAS officer depends on his/her experience. The basic pay of an entry-level IAS officer is around Rs. 55,000. It will increase along with the experience. The officers are also provided with various allowances including House Rent Allowances and Travel Allowances.

Govindaraju Bharathwaj

Govindaraju Bharathwaj

Asked on 25 September, 2018

Can we write in the Kannada language in UPSC Mains?

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Yes, you can write in Kannada in the language paper of UPSC mains. Kannada is included in the 22 official languages allowed by the UPSC.

SUJEET SHARMA

SUJEET SHARMA

Asked on 25 September, 2018

How can I improve my essay writing? Which topics are important for UPSE?

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The important topics differ from candidate to candidate as each one of them is specialized in topics different from others. Therefore, the importance of the topic also changes. You can improve your writing skills by following these steps: (1)Eliminate unnecessary words and Jargon, (2)Avoid generalization, (3)Keep the basic structure of your writing right, and (4)Practice as many mocks as you can.

Abhishek Gaikwad

Abhishek Gaikwad

Asked on 25 September, 2018

What is the complete syllabus of civil services exam?

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The syllabus of civil services exam is divided into two parts: 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.

Srinivas Yadav

Srinivas Yadav

Asked on 24 September, 2018

What is the educational qualification for the UPSC exam?

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To appear in the UPSC exam, one must have attained the age of 21 years and must have completed his/her graduation. After completing their graduation from a center recognized university, a candidate can apply for the civil services exam.

vishal kitekar

vishal kitekar

Asked on 24 September, 2018

How do I start preparing for the UPSC exam?

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You can prepare for the UPSC exam 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, (4)Read the NCERT book from class 8-10, (5)Stay focused but also take breaks to relax your mind.

Arshad Iqbal

Arshad Iqbal

Asked on 24 September, 2018

Is mathematics an optional subject in UPSC?

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Yes, mathematics is also an optional subject in UPSC Mains. This optional subject consists of two papers. Each paper is of 250 marks.

Chaithra Basavaraj

Chaithra Basavaraj

Asked on 24 September, 2018

From where can we get the complete study materials for the UPSC exam?

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You will not get the complete study material in one place. You can either study offline by practice books or online by visiting the preparation websites such as BYJUs and ClearIAS. You will get a lot of preparation material from the NCERT books from class 8th-10th.

Dn shashank

Dn shashank

Asked on 24 September, 2018

How can we clear Prelims?

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You can prepare for the Prelims 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, (4)Read the NCERT book from class 8-10, (5)Stay focused but also take breaks to relax your mind.

Jyotimala Pandit

Jyotimala Pandit

Asked on 24 September, 2018

After how many days of training does an officer gets a district?

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After 41 weeks of commencement of the training period, the probationers are allotted district where they are taught the administrative skills.

Srikanth Sri

Srikanth Sri

Asked on 24 September, 2018

What is the link to apply online for the UPSC exam?

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You can apply for the UPSC exams by visiting the official website of UPSC. You can select the exam and fill out the application form. UPSC will notify when they will start the registration process of recruitment.

Vishal Sharma

Vishal Sharma

Asked on 24 September, 2018

What are the best three tips to clear the IAS mains?

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Three tips to clear IAS mains are (1)Read the syllabus thoroughly as the questions will be asked only from the syllabus, (2)Learn to write answers within the allotted time period, (3)Solve as many mocks as you can.

upendra kumar

upendra kumar

Asked on 24 September, 2018

Specify the books to prepare General Studies for UPSC.

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You can prepare General Studies from Arihant and Disha publications. Also, reading NCERT book is useful.

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yashvanth kumar kp

Asked on 24 September, 2018

Can we write the Mains paper in our regional language?

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Yes, you can write the Mains in your regional language. The 22 languages allowed in UPSC is mentioned in the Constitution of India. The paper on Indian languages is given in Mains.

Pankaj Kumar

Pankaj Kumar

Asked on 24 September, 2018

Suggest some books for UPSC and PCS exam.

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The following are the books you can study to prepare for PCS exam: (1)History of Modern India-Bipin Chandra, (2)India's Ancient Past- R.S Sharma, (3)Geography- A Comprehensive Study- Mahesh Kumar Barnwal, (4)NCERT books on Geography, (5)Indian Economy- Ramesh Singh, (6)General studies by Arihant and Lucent publication, (7)NewsBytes for daily updates on news from all over the world.

Mohit Saini

Mohit Saini

Asked on 24 September, 2018

How to prepare online for the civil services exam?

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You can start the preparation online by visiting the following sites :(1)ClearIAS, (2)BYJUs, (3)SuperProfs, (4)IASbaba, (5)IAS exam portal. You can solve mocks from these websites which will help you to improve your general studies and English along with the related subjects.

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Anonymous

Asked on 24 September, 2018

What is the syllabus for the Civil Services Exam?

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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.

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Anonymous

Asked on 24 September, 2018

How to prepare English for the UPSC exam?

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You can prepare English for the UPSC exam by following these simple steps: (1)Read newspapers daily and improve your vocabulary, (2)Solve grammar test papers and English mocks as many as possible, (3)Develop a habit of reading, and (4)Take online English tests.

deepesh lalawat

deepesh lalawat

Asked on 24 September, 2018

What are the physical parameter needed to qualify UPSC medical test?

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Rule 21 of CSE rules notified by the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India provide that a candidate must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect. All kinds of Information regarding medical examination is given on the website of UPSC.

tarun gehlot

tarun gehlot

Asked on 24 September, 2018

How can I start preparation for UPSC in college?

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You can prepare for the UPSC exam by following these simple steps: (1) Read thoroughly your NCERT books as they will provide the basic details on any topic, (2)Read NewsBytes daily to stay updated on national, international events, (3) Improve your writing speed by attempting as many mocks as possible per day, (4)Stay focused and always practice hard.

Ajinkya Kate

Ajinkya Kate

Asked on 24 September, 2018

What is the best and important subject to choose as an optional subject for UPSC?

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It's up to you to check which subject is best for you. You can choose an optional subject by following these simple procedures, (1)Go through the list of all optional subjects (2)Choose your favorite subject, in which you think you can perform well, (3) Select 4-5 subjects of your choice, (4)Go through the syllabus of these subjects and choose the final subject.

A Bharath Bharath

A Bharath Bharath

Asked on 24 September, 2018

Will we get only Botany questions or even maths questions if we choose Botany as the optional subject?

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If you'll choose Botany as UPSC optional, you will get questions only related to Botany. You'll have to attempt five questions from all the questions provided in your paper set.

rishabh toppo

rishabh toppo

Asked on 24 September, 2018

Do the IAS officer get salary during their training period?

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No, the IAS officers do not get salary during their training period, but they do get the stipend which is also called as 'special pay advance'. The basic 'special pay advance' starts at Rs. 38,500.

Chetan Rane

Chetan Rane

Asked on 24 September, 2018

Do IPS probationers go for Bharat Darshan?

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Yes, IPS probationers also go for the Bharat Darshan during their training session. Bharat Darshan is there for all the major civil services including IRS, IFS, IRTS, IAAS, and IAS also.

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