How to prepare for GS1 in UPSC?
Do not read many books. Keep one source and read it many times. Make brief notes on the subtopics. Keep revising and updating them. Current affairs develop your analytical skills. Devote fixed time to answer writing.
Which book is best for GS1 UPSC?
India’s Ancient Past by R.S. Sharma published by Oxford University Press ( Amazon Link ) A History of Ancient & Early Medieval India by Upinder Singh ( Amazon Link ) History of Medieval India (800–1700 AD) by Satish Chandra published by Orient Longman ( Amazon Link ) ( Buy Full Set of 3 Books )
How to study history for GS 1?
You should also read world history from NCERT books of class IX, X and XI (only modern world history part). You can go through this book – Old NCERT World History Class-X – if you are fond of old NCERT books. [Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.]
How many questions attempt GS1?
Candidate has to attempt FIVE questions in all. Questions no. 1 and 5 are compulsory and out of the remaining, any THREE are to be attempted choosing at least ONE from each section. The number o f marks carried by a question/part is indicated against it.
What should I study for GS 1?
World History Textbook. World History Notes. World History Maps. Art and Culture Diagrams. India Since Independence. Geography – Resource Distribution. Indian Society.
Is Laxmikant enough for GS Paper 2?
For preparing the GS Paper -2 for the UPSC Exam M Laxmikant is essential but not sufficient. The book is basically factual in nature and does not deal with some of the important concepts.
What are the subjects in gs1?
GS Paper 1 of UPSC Mains is one of the four general studies papers. It is a subjective type of paper consisting of subjects like History, Geography, Art and Culture, and Indian Society.
Should I prepare optional or GS first?
First, start preparing for GS, and then after some time take this decision. Because in four GS papers you will be introduced to a variety of optional subjects like History, Geography, Public Administration, Political Science and Sociology. This will help you to determine your inclination to a particular subject.
How do I prepare for the GS test?
So for beginners, the best way to start the preparation for GS is to study all the NCERT from class VI to class XII for History, Geography, Economics, and Polity, the NCERT books for class XII and XII must be studied in addition to the lower class NCERTs.
Who is the youngest topper of UPSC?
Ansar Shaikh is the youngest IAS Officer in India. He is a 2016 batch IAS who secured an AIR 361 and made his place on the UPSC Toppers List. Ansar Shaikh was just 21 years of age when he achieved this feat.