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

Asked 2018-10-04 17:40:44 by Nidhi Tiwari

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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.

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

Asked 2018-10-04 17:38:25 by Prasanna Raavi

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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.

Can a visually impaired person become an IAS officer?

Asked 2018-09-26 15:07:09 by Chetan Singh Rawat

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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.

Is science a useful subject for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-09-25 17:28:57 by Vishnu Kumar

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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.

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

Asked 2018-09-25 15:13:01 by Ayush Kumar

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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.

Is there any eligibility criteria for height in IPS?

Asked 2018-09-25 11:01:12 by HEMANTH M N Arjun

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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.

What is the salary of an IAS officer?

Asked 2018-09-25 09:29:24 by Milisha Deliwala

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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.

Can we write in the Kannada language in UPSC Mains?

Asked 2018-09-25 00:38:43 by Govindaraju Bharathwaj

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked 2018-09-25 00:38:43 by SUJEET SHARMA

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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.

What is the complete syllabus of civil services exam?

Asked 2018-09-25 00:18:29 by Abhishek Gaikwad

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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.

What is the educational qualification for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-09-24 23:14:32 by Srinivas Yadav

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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.

How do I start preparing for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-09-24 23:00:19 by vishal kitekar

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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.

Is mathematics an optional subject in UPSC?

Asked 2018-09-24 22:43:39 by Arshad Iqbal

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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.

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

Asked 2018-09-24 22:19:26 by Chaithra Basavaraj

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

How can we clear Prelims?

Asked 2018-09-24 22:08:34 by Dn shashank

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked 2018-09-24 21:35:11 by Jyotimala Pandit

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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.

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

Asked 2018-09-24 21:11:16 by Srikanth Sri

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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.

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

Asked 2018-09-24 21:10:22 by Vishal Sharma

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

Specify the books to prepare General Studies for UPSC.

Asked 2018-09-24 20:57:30 by upendra kumar

Answered by NewsBytes

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

Can we write the Mains paper in our regional language?

Asked 2018-09-24 19:43:59 by yashvanth kumar kp

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

Suggest some books for UPSC and PCS exam.

Asked 2018-09-24 19:23:56 by Pankaj Kumar

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

How to prepare online for the civil services exam?

Asked 2018-09-24 18:55:53 by Mohit Saini

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

What is the syllabus for the Civil Services Exam?

Asked 2018-09-24 17:52:21 by Anonymous

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.

How to prepare English for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-09-24 17:51:15 by Anonymous

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked 2018-09-24 17:42:03 by deepesh lalawat

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

How can I start preparation for UPSC in college?

Asked 2018-09-24 17:03:07 by tarun gehlot

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked 2018-09-24 15:53:40 by Ajinkya Kate

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

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

Asked 2018-09-24 15:03:05 by A Bharath Bharath

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

Do the IAS officer get salary during their training period?

Asked 2018-09-24 09:18:27 by rishabh toppo

Answered by NewsBytes

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.

Do IPS probationers go for Bharat Darshan?

Asked 2018-09-24 08:17:15 by Chetan Rane

Answered by NewsBytes

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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