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Which one is tougher among UPSC and IIM?

Asked 2018-10-07 12:56:25 by Aaftab Ali

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We cannot compare UPSC with IIM as both have different disciplines. While UPSC is for various government jobs, IIM is for several post-graduate and doctoral education programmes. It does not 100% offer job to its candidates. Though, it is said that cracking UPSC is much harder than getting admission in one of the IIMs.

Is it possible to prepare for UPSC and MPPSC at the same time? If yes, then how should I prepare for it?

Asked 2018-10-07 12:52:20 by Aaftab Ali

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Yes, it is possible to prepare for the UPSC and MPPSC at the same time. You can start by preparing all those topics which are common in both these examinations. Though, for MPPSC, you've to read about the state in depth which will take more time. Once you prepare your topics for MPPSC, you can move ahead for UPSC and study the remaining topics.

Shall I read all the subjects of NCERT books from class 6th to 12th or only social science books?

Asked 2018-10-07 12:39:27 by Aaftab Ali

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If you're preparing for the UPSC exam, then it is advised that you should read NCERT books of all subjects, especially social science and history. These books provide you with the basic knowledge regarding the topics you're going to cover.

How can I prepare UPSC exam in the Bengali language? Suggest some book in Bengali for the exam. Also, give some candidates name who had earlier qualified exam in the bengali medium.

Asked 2018-10-05 17:11:11 by Pranab Ghosh

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You can only take the UPSC exam either in English or in Hindi. You have to choose Bengali as an optional subject. To prepare for it, here are the books you must read: (1)Manorama yearbook, (2)General Studies by Disha Experts, and (3)Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh. You can prepare for the optional subject by reading these books along with NCERT books till class 12th.

How is English literature as an optional subject for UPSC?

Asked 2018-10-04 11:32:04 by tanveer khan

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If you have an excellent command over the language and the literature part, then it is advised that you should opt for English literature as an optional subject for the UPSC exam. The optional subject should be selected only if you have a thorough knowledge about the subject.

How can I clear UPSC without coaching? Suggest some books to prepare for the exam.

Asked 2018-10-02 22:51:46 by Shraddha Sahu

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You can prepare for the UPSC exam by following these simple steps: (1) Read thoroughly the NCERT books from class 6th-12th, (2)Read NewsBytes daily, (3) Improve your writing speed by attempting as many mocks as possible per day. Few books which you can read during the preparation are History of Modern India by Bipin Chandra, Geography of India by Majid Husain, and Manorama yearbook.

Will I face any problem while preparing for the UPSC exam if I'm not good in English?

Asked 2018-10-02 00:34:08 by maha lakxmi

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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.

What are the benefits of NCC certificates in UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-10-01 21:38:37 by music Beats

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If you are appearing for the IAS exam, then you are not entitled to any kind of benefits on the basis of your NCC background. But if you're applying for other UPSC exams such as CDS, NDA, and CAPF, the NCC certificate can prove to be a helpful document. Though, we'd like to make it clear that it will not have any direct benefits.

I'm in class 11th. What should I do to prepare for the UPSC exam?I want to become an IPS officer

Asked 2018-10-01 19:32:11 by Nidhi Tiwari

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A class 11th student can prepare for UPSC 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 8th-10th, (5)Stay focused but also take breaks to relax your mind.

Is Civil Services Exam a good choice after B.A.(Hons.) English?

Asked 2018-10-01 18:25:46 by Sweta Roy

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It depends on the candidates whether they are willing to make their career in government jobs or not. Candidates from any stream can apply for the UPSC exam if they wish to. Being an English Honors student, you'll have a benefit of good command over the language and you'll get ample time to prepare other topics.

How to crack the NDA exam in a single attempt?

Asked 2018-10-01 16:20:52 by Ronit Ghosh

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The selection process for NDA is divided into 2 stages- written exam and SSB. After the interview, candidates have to clear the medical round. You can clear NDA in a single attempt by following these simple steps: (1)Preparing mathematics thoroughly, (2)Prepare your stream subjects such as physics, chemistry, history, and polity, and (3)Prepare English and GK as well.

Suggest some preparation websites for financially weak candidates.

Asked 2018-10-01 15:50:23 by sahulsanjay sahulsanjay

Answered by NewsBytes

Financially-weak candidates can prepare for the UPSC exam through various websites such as ClearIAS, freeupscmaterials, iaskracker, and civilserviceindia.

What is the cut-off for UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-10-01 15:40:18 by Suraj Kumar

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There is no fixed cut-off for the UPSC exam. It changes every year. The previous year cut-off is provided on the official website of UPSC.

What is the marking structure of civil services exam?

Asked 2018-10-01 15:39:29 by Suraj Kumar

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There are two stages of UPSC exam: Prelims and Main. The Prelims examination consist of two papers of 200 marks each. The Main examination consists of Paper A and Paper B of 300 marks each and 7 other papers of 250 marks each. The ranking is based on the score out of 2025 marks.

From where can I get the syllabus of UPSC?

Asked 2018-10-01 15:37:56 by Suraj Kumar

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You can get the syllabus of UPSC or civil services exams by visiting the URL http://www.upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Engl_CSP_2017.pdf. Along with the syllabus, you'll find the eligibility criteria as well the pattern of the exam mentioned in the PDF on UPSC's official website.

What is the syllabus of UPSC?

Asked 2018-10-01 15:36:43 by Suraj Kumar

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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.

Can I give the IAS exam in Hindi?

Asked 2018-10-01 13:13:26 by Lakhpal Singh

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Yes, you can appear for the IAS exam in Hindi medium as the question paper is delivered in English as well as in Hindi. You need to attain the age of 21yrs to apply for the UPSC exam.

How to prepare English speaking and writing skills for UPSC?

Asked 2018-10-01 12:47:55 by Jayesh Jaiswal

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.

From where can I download the syllabus of UPSC exams?

Asked 2018-10-01 11:12:56 by Maibong Nwgwr

Answered by NewsBytes

You can download the syllabus of UPSC or civil services exams by visiting the URL http://www.upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Engl_CSP_2017.pdf.

From where can I get the detailed IAS syllabus. What are the topics I should cover for GS paper?

Asked 2018-10-01 11:10:06 by sha faisal

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You can get the detailed syllabus for the IAS exam on the official website of UPSC. Along with the syllabus, you'll also get other information about the civil services examination in the PDF. The topics that you should cover in general studies for the IAS exam are history, geography, economics, Indian polity, general science, chemistry, biology, physics, law and many more.

How to prepare for the UPSC exam in Hindi?

Asked 2018-10-01 10:56:21 by Dr Shivam Saxena

Answered by NewsBytes

A Hindi medium candidate can prepare for the UPSC exam by following these simple steps: (1)Go through the syllabus and memorize it, (2)Buy Drishti preparation books in Hindi and solve mock test papers, (3)Read Hindi newspapers to stay updated on maximum topics, (4)Try to improve your writing speed and skills by solving mocks in an allotted time period, and (5)Improve your Hindi vocabulary.

Where can I find the syllabus for UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-10-01 09:44:18 by Dazy Verma

Answered by NewsBytes

You can check the syllabus for different exams of UPSC by visiting its official website. The Union Public Service Commission updates the syllabus and scheme about their upcoming exams. You can also find the syllabus on various educational portals such as clearIAS, BYJU's, careerindia, and collegedunia.

How to prepare for the IFS exam?

Asked 2018-10-01 00:14:14 by Soumya Yadav

Answered by NewsBytes

To prepare for the Indian Forest Service exam, you can follow these simple steps, (1)Refer to the best preparation books and solve mocks and previous year question papers form it, (2)Read NewsBytes daily to stay updated on recent topics and their developments, (3)Improve your writing speed and skills, (4)Prepare your general studies well, (5)Stay focused and work hard.

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