How does UPSC frame questions?
The conceptual questions are the application level questions based on the concepts. The other category of question is combination type where the UPSC asks questions blended of factual and conceptual patterns.
How are questions are framed in UPSC Prelims?
Questions are framed by UPSC related to GI tags or places in the news.
What is the format of UPSC paper?
It comprises 2 MCQ-based papers that are conducted on a single day. General studies paper –1, consists of 100 questions of 2 marks each. General Studies paper-2 (CSAT) consists of 80 questions of 2.5 marks each. However, CSAT is a qualifying paper.
Who corrects UPSC mains paper?
The UPSC mains answer sheets are manually evaluated by examiners. There is one Head Examiner and many Additional Examiners.
How many hours UPSC students sleep?
Daily five to seven hours sleep is enough for a UPSC aspirant. If you are an aspirant with asthma, allergy or other health problem you need to sleep more. So, an aspirant does not waste even a single minute. If an aspirant is studying in the morning, they should take proper breakfast and should drink ample water.
Do IAS questions repeat?
Yes! UPSC papers have repetitions of questions from previous year’s papers, but only for certain topics.
Do UPSC toppers attempt all questions?
The candidates have to try to attempt all the questions to gain maximum marks in the Mains Exam.
Is Cracking UPSC easy?
Undoubtedly, UPSC Exam is one of the toughest competitive exams in the country and many candidates find it difficult to crack this exam. But, nothing is impossible if you approach this exam in a right and methodical way.
Why cracking UPSC is difficult?
Why is the IAS Exam considered tough? A lot of people consider the IAS exam to be the toughest exam in India. This is because of the very low pass percentage here. Also, there is a huge syllabus (check the UPSC syllabus in the link) to be covered not to mention the variety of topics one has to learn for it.
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.