Gone are the days, when one needs to go Delhi for UPSC IAS exam preparation. One can simply sit back home and prepare well. Different people have different opinions about civil services exam. Some say tough, some say easy.
What do you think?
Is it easy or tough to crack?
What we think is everyone can get through this exam even if he/she is an ordinary student. You need not be an extra-ordinary student but you need to be a hard worker along with smart approach towards studies.
Every year around one million students fill the UPSC civil services form. Out of these only fifty percent students appears in the preliminary exam. Seventeen thousand students write the main examination out of which only top three thousand gets recommended for the interview. Every year there are limited number of seats, let’s say seventeen hundred. The probability of getting selected after clearing the preliminary exam becomes 1/100.
In this article, we will tell you the basic steps (for beginners) which you need to follow strictly to start the preparation.
The first step is ‘Dedication and time management’.
You have twenty four hours in a day, in fact everyone has. Keeping aside eight hours of sleep and four hours for personal activities you left with twelve hours. These twelve hours will decide one’s future.
The second step is ‘Right study material’.
Many a students get confused with what to study and what not to. Here we will give you an idea about what to study and how to study. The foundation of civil services preparation is NCERT books. If one completes
NCERT books with at least six times revision it means he/she is done with
fifty percent of the preparation. The list of NCERT books is given below.
The third step is ‘Smart approach’.
Be smart in choosing the study topic. Need not to cram the whole book recommended for the preparation.
Once you are completely determined to start preparation, your first task would be collecting all the NCERTs Books mentioned below.
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