Prelims 2013: What Changed and What Did Not

Another prelims gone, but this time I did not publish the expected cut-off since these to be fluctuating wildly one year to next. In stead in this post, I will try to... Read more »

Prelims Checklist: The Do’s and Don’ts Before and During the Prelims

With the Civil Services Prelims just around the corner on 26th May 2013, there some important Do’s and Don’ts that you should remember to make your Prelims experience enjoyable and without any... Read more »

Help! I didn’t clear the Prelims. Now What?

Relax, you’re not alone. In fact, from more than 3 lac students who applied for the Prelims this year and about 1.5 lac who actually appeared only about 12800 managed to clear.... Read more »

When will the Prelims Result be Declared?

This is the most common question IAS aspirants seek answers to after attempting the Prelims. In fact, for first timers and those who are on the fence as far as qualifying score... Read more »

How the GS Prelims Paper has Changed Over Time

One of the most noticeable changes in the past two year’s Prelim paper 1, apart from the change of syllabus, has been the type of questions asked. If you go through the previous Prelims... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »