What should I read for Political Science in UPSC?
An introduction to the constitution- DD Basu. An introduction to political theory- O.P Gauba. Fifty major political thinkers- Ian Adams and R W Dyson. A History Of Political Thought: Plato To Marx – Mukherjee and Sushila Ramaswamy.
Is PSIR easy optional?
PSIR is a very good optional having multiple advantages but cautious analysis is required before taking it up as an optional because what is beneficial for one might be detrimental to another.
Is 6 months enough for UPSC mains?
A 6 months long period is neither sufficient nor insufficient for UPSC prelims, it all depends upon the aspirant’s dedication and willingness to make it work.
Is laxmikant enough for Polity UPSC mains?
Even for a beginner reading Polity for the first time, the language used is clear and easy to comprehend. However, due to its factual nature, it must be revised more. Hence it will not be wrong to say that for prelims Laxmikant is more than sufficient.
Which part of Polity is most important for UPSC?
Historical Background. Drafting committee and making scheme of the Constitution. Influence of other constitutions. Its salient features. Union and its Territory (Basic idea about Article 1-4, Federal nature, State reorganization, and different Commissions, Recent issues)
Is studying 5 hours a day enough for UPSC?
1) An aspirant may not be able to concentrate fully for the entire 5 hours; hence there will be gaps, 2) An aspirant has to study GS, optional, current affairs, etc., every day, and to divide the 5 hours, may not be effective. Hence, an aspirant should try to put at least 7-8 hours every day and gradually increase it.
Can I clear UPSC in 150 days?
If you are going to attempt the exam for the very first time, ‘150 days’ are more than enough to get through the prelims exam, if you work sincerely enough.
Which optional get highest marks?
Based on the general trend, the subjects which have the potential to help you score about 330 marks in optional exams (with your immense dedication, ofcourse) are Mathematics, Anthropology, Sociology, any Literature, Public Administration and Geography.
Which optional is easy to score?
Answer: Sociology, Geography, and Public Administration are easy subjects to score. Many candidates have scored more than 400 marks in these optional subjects as per the previous year’s result.
Is 3 4 hours study enough for UPSC?
Some aspirants claim to be studying 15–16 hours a day to prepare to take the UPSC exam. Some can pass the exam with just 6-7 hours of study per day. There isn’t a perfect answer to this question, and candidates must determine the number of hours they spend studying each day based on their abilities and needs.