How to write effective answers for UPSC mains?
You should approach the answer from 360 degrees and start writing. Use keywords: Always use keywords to highlight important and scoring points in your answers. Try to underline the keywords. Substantiate your answers: Don’t forget to substantiate what you claim in your answers.
How to prepare for UPSC mains answer writing without coaching?
Read NCERT and other standard books. Read a newspaper and make notes. Practice writing answers daily for UPSC Mains exam. Choose and excel in the optional subject for Mains examination. Practice UPSC previous year question paper as well as the mock test. Groom yourself for interview.
Which pen is best for UPSC mains answer writing?
Uniball eye rollerball pen. Cello techno tip pen. Cello Pinpoint Pen. Flair Writo Meter Pen. Reynolds 045 Fine Carbure Blue Ballpen. Pilot V 7 Hi-tech Pen with the cartridge system.
Who checks UPSC mains answer sheets?
The Head Examiner evaluates random/sample UPSC Mains answer sheets before the Examiner’s meeting. Immediately after the Head Examiner evaluates the random answer booklets, the Examiner’s meeting starts. Here, all the examiners discuss the papers and agree on standards and yardsticks to assess and evaluate the papers.
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 can I improve my main answer writing?
Increase your reading count. Keep your outline consistent. Do not use unnecessary jargons or technical terms. Also, avoid clichés. Avoid generalizations. Do not overdo the embellishments. Be original. Practice makes perfect. Make your writing error-free as much as possible.
Which website is best for UPSC answer writing?
studyiq.com. IASexamportal.com. civilserviceindia.com. iaspassion.com. iaskracker.com. jagranjosh.com. vajiramandravi.com. iassquad.in.
Do UPSC toppers attempt all questions in mains?
The candidates have to try to attempt all the questions to gain maximum marks in the Mains Exam. It is generally said that there are high chances to clear this stage for the candidate who has attempted the maximum number of questions, rather than candidates who couldn’t complete the paper on time.
Do mains questions repeat in UPSC?
Yes! UPSC papers have repetitions of questions from previous year’s papers, but only for certain topics.
Which colour pen is used by IAS officer?
Since the year 2000, senior bureaucrats of the level of Joint Secretary and above were given the liberty to writes notes on files in red/green ink while junior bureaucrats could only write notes in blue or black ink.