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Harini Nair

Harini Nair

Asked on 29 April, 2019

Is it possible to prepare for UPSC without coaching classes?

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Yes, one can crack UPSC Civil Services Exam without taking coaching classes as right preparation is all that is required. Here are some tips: 1) Prepare a study timetable, 2) Focus on basics, 3) Study and revise regularly, 4) Practice mock-tests and past years' papers, 5) Regularly read newspapers for current affairs, and 6) Take online courses and test series.

Hansika Chauhan

Hansika Chauhan

Asked on 29 April, 2019

What are some books that UPSC aspirants must read?

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To prepare for the UPSC exam, 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.

Ayaan Yadav

Ayaan Yadav

Asked on 29 April, 2019

How many hours should a UPSC aspirant study for in a day?

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There's no set number of hours that UPSC aspirants should study for. Just make sure whatever time you spend studying, you're completely focused. Focus on getting your basics right, and give preference to the quality of study rather than the number of hours.

Ankita Pawar

Ankita Pawar

Asked on 29 April, 2019

What are the best websites you can refer to for current affairs?

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The following are the websites which are useful while preparing current affairs for the UPSC exam: (1) ClearIAS.com, (2) byjus.com, (3) cleariasexam.com, (4) iasscore.in, and (5) jagranjosh.com.

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