UPSC Prelims 2012 Complete Analysis and Cut-Off Marks

Now that CSAT 2012 is finally over its time for its analysis and predicting the Prelims 2012 cut off marks. Like last year, Paper 1 was relatively difficult compared to Paper 2 which had lesser number of questions but took much longer to finish. If you’re a IAS exam aspirant, this analysis of 2012 CSAT

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Sources of General Awareness for IAS Prelims – Offline and Online

Current affairs plays a vital part in determining your success in the IAS prelims. Each year about 30-40 current event based questions, directly and indirectly, are asked in the IAS prelims. Many candidates adopt a current affairs plus approach where they include polity, maps and mental ability to see them through. While the strategy for

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IAS Exam 2012 Notification, Online Application Form, Dates and Eligibility

[tweetmeme] [fblike style=”button” showfaces=”false” verb=”like” font=”arial”] The Civil Service (IAS) Exam 2012 notification is out on 4/2/2012 and the last date for applying for IAS 2012 exam (Preliminary) is 5/3/2012. It is not the purpose of this blog to reproduce the entire exam scheme, which is available here, but rather to highlight the important points in

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Individual or Overall Cut-off in Prelims 2011?

In my previous post on the Prelims cut off I estimated the minimum cut off to be around 160 and I still stand by that figure. Since then there have been many comments speculating the minimum score required to qualify for the Mains. Many readers have also submitted their marks and wanted to know whether

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The Most Comprehensive Analysis of Prelims 2011 with Cut-off

Note: Looking for Prelims 2012 Cut-off and Analysis? In Prelims 2011 exam UPSC out did itself. I always thought UPSC was one step ahead of the candidates and coaching classes but today I have to admit it’s more than 2 steps ahead. Whats Prelims 2011 proved is that you can no longer take anything for

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New IAS Prelims Syllabus for 2011 CSAT

After months of anticipation the syllabus for the changed Prelims from 2011 IAS Exams also called the CSAT 2011 is finally out. Following is the draft of the page on UPSC where the syllabus is available. UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION PRESS NOTE Subject: Changes in syllabus and pattern of the Preliminary Examination from 2011 in

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IAS Exam 2010 Guidelines and Suggestions

Now that the notification for the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2010 is out the next step is filling out the form correctly and on time. If you want to get the initial roll number for the IAS Pre then you will have to submit the Civil Services Preliminary Exam form as soon as possible as

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IAS Civil Services Prelims 2009 Cut-Off

Finally the civil service 2009 pre is over and newbies must be turning on their stomachs wondering they will make it or not to the next and most important round. Well as a veteran of three consecutive mains I do have some idea about the prelims cut-off, so I thought I should share my knowledge

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