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Samantha Bharadwaj

Samantha Bharadwaj

Asked on 16 March, 2019

Can we clear UPSC by self-study?

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Yes, you can clear the UPSC exam by self-study. You can do 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.

Ridhi Dutta

Ridhi Dutta

Asked on 15 March, 2019

How to start preparing for the UPSC exam?

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You can start preparing for the UPSC exam by reading these topics (1) Plans and policies by NITI Aayog, (2) New Aviation policy, (3) Latest bills and Acts such as GST, Triple Talaq and Constitution (Amendment) Bill, (3) Latest schemes by central and state governments, (4) Details about budget, demonetization, and GST, and (5) Mou and agreements signed with the US and neighboring countries.

Vivaan Sarin

Vivaan Sarin

Asked on 15 March, 2019

What are some good books for UPSC preparation?

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Some good books that you can read to prepare for the UPSC exam are (1) NCERT book set from Classes 6-10 (2) History of Modern India by Bipin Chandra, (3) Geography of India by Majid Husain, (4) Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh and (5) Manorama Yearbook.

Navya Nair

Navya Nair

Asked on 15 March, 2019

What are some useful YouTube channels to prepare for the UPSC exam?

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Some of the best YouTube channels to prepare for UPSC are (1) Unacademy, (2) Vision IAS, (3) Study IQ Education, (4) Rau's IAS, (5) Study IAS classes.

Pari Rodrigues

Pari Rodrigues

Asked on 15 March, 2019

How many times can one person appear for the UPSC exam?

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The maximum age limit and the number of attempts to appear for the UPSC exam are as follows: (1) General- 32yrs and 6 attempts, (2) OBC- 35yrs and 9 attempts, (3)SC/ST- 37yrs & unlimited attempts, and (4)Physically handicapped- 40yrs and 9 attempts.

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