How to understand the UPSC syllabus?
Start by reading the subheads that relate to the topic in the syllabus. To get an idea of the types of questions that are being asked about this topic, look through the papers from the previous year. Think about the possible dimensions. The standard sources can be used to help you understand the topic.
What is 7 5 3 rule in UPSC?
SEVEN – Candidates’ should aim to answer questions within 7 minutes per question. FIVE – Write 5 points in their answers related to the keyword. It would be better to break down the answer into bulleted points. THREE – Elaborate each point in 3 dimensions as per the requirements listed in the question.
How much is 150 words in UPSC?
A general thumb rule which can be helpful in the exam hall is that – if the question has a 150-word limit, then the answer should be written within 1 and a half A4 pages. If it’s 250, then write the answer not going beyond 2.5 A4 pages.
How can I memorize faster in UPSC?
1) Learn Like You are Talking. Don’t be a bookworm. 2) Revise Regularly. 3) Don’t Just Read. 4) Adopt Learn by Fun. 5) Teach & learn. 6) Try Mnemonics. 7) Test Yourself. 8) Keep Short Study Sessions.