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Preparation Checklist for IAS in May

It’s that time of the year when Prelims is just around the corner, in August. At this time your preparation should have reached a certain level since not much time is left to cover new topics now. This post lists the essential checklist that will guide you to revise and prepare properly in the next […]

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Prelims 2014: History Questions Solved

We have analysed 2014 Prelims papers and noted that 8 questions were asked from History. Of this 4 questions were based on Modern Indian History, 3 on Ancient Indian History and 1 on Medieval Indian History. In this post I have posted solutions to the eight history questions along with explanations wherever required. Also closely […]

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IAS 2015 Exam Schedule

UPSC has announced the schedule of Civil Services Examination 2015. Following are the important dates to note.​EventDatePrelims Notification16/05/2015Last Date of Receipt of Applications12/06/2015Date of Prelims 23/08/2015Commencement of Mains18/12/2015 (5 days)As you can see since the Mains will be held in December, UPSC seems to have permanently shifted the Prelims to August so aspirants should prepare according […]

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CSAT Paper Change: English Comprehension Removed

So the protesters have finally succeeded in altering Prelims Paper 2, popularly called CSAT. Earlier about 8-9 questions were asked on English Comprehension that did not have any translation in Hindi. These questions counted for 20-22.5 marks in Paper 2. But now the Government has announced that English Comprehension marks will not be counted for […]

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Prelims 2014: Tackling Different Question Types

First-time candidates in Prelims often tend to make some rookie mistakes like not understanding or reading the entire question before circling the right answer. UPSC tends to combine tricky questions with the straight-forward ones. In this post we will go through both types of question so we are alert during the actual exam and do […]

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Civil Services Preliminary 2014 Notification – Clarification on Attempts and Age

UPSC on 31st May 2014 notified the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination to be held on 24th August 2014. Important Highlights of IAS 2014 Notification: Approximate number of vacancies is 1291 Last date to apply online at is 30th June 2014. There is NO change in format or syllabus of the exam Number of attempts […]

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