How to study current affairs for UPSC Prelims?
Concentrate More on Analysis. Most of the candidates just give importance to memorizing the current affairs. Linking of Topics. Newspapers. Magazines – Use Limited Numbers with Proven Track Record. Notes – Make it a Habit. Revise – Consistency. Limit your Sources.
Is current affairs enough for UPSC Prelims?
Yes. Current Affairs is very important for UPSC Preliminary examination. It also plays a vital role in the Main Examination and Personality Test.
Which current affairs is best for UPSC Prelims?
Yojana. Kurukshetra. Economic and Political Weekly. Down to Earth. BYJU’S Monthly UPSC Magazine.
Where can I read current affairs Upsc?
One must start withcomprehensive reading of at least one standard newspaper like The Hindu or Indian Express. In addition to newspaper PIB releases must be regularly read. There is no dearth of both online and offline current affair content.
How do I start current affairs for beginners?
Ans. One of the best sources to get the latest current affairs for beginners looking forward to appearing for the civil services examination is by reading the newspaper. Apart from this, different current affairs magazines, static general awareness, etc. can also be referred to for exam preparation.
How can I memorize current affairs?
Read current affairs from the most important source i.e. newspapers. Some of the good ones include The Hindu, The IndianExpress, Livemint, DownToEarth, etc. Subject-wise notes of current affairs from the newspaper can also be made (as writing down the information is an important step of memorizing).
What should I not read for prelims?
You should avoid sports news. Business news not related to the UPSC syllabus. Avoid criminal news even if it is capturing headlines. Don’t read small and irrelevant regional/state/local news. Avoid Bollywood and other entertainment news.
Is 2 months enough for UPSC Prelims revision?
Many IAS hopefuls might be wondering if it is possible to crack the UPSC Prelims in just 60 days. The answer is a resounding YES. People have done it before, and you can do it too! You need to follow a plan and work really hard.
How many hours should I study current affairs for UPSC?
In my experience, ideally one should finish reading day’s current affairs under 2 hours. 3-4 hours for everyday current affairs is an overkill. Referring to a monthly compilation (choose any institute material for this) — at the end of the month.
When should I stop reading current affairs for prelims?
At least, the last 2-years current affairs should be covered before UPSC Prelims and Mains. However, in reality, the span of current affairs in the UPSC exam can be much larger – like 5-10 years.