Which is best source of current affairs for UPSC?
Daily Newspapers – The Hindu, The Indian Express, etc. Summary of Press Information Bureau (PIB) Release. Yojana Magazine. Manorama Yearbook. Weekly and Monthly Current Affairs Magazine (for example Pratiyogita Darpan) The gist of Rajya Sabha TV Debate.
How to prepare for UPSC current affairs?
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.
How current affairs are asked in UPSC?
UPSC has not set any particular period for current affairs questions. What is mentioned in the UPSC syllabus is ‘Current events of national and international importance’. This can be literally anything, worth being asked in the UPSC Civil Services Exam.
Which current affairs source is best?
The Hindu. The Hindu began in 1878 as a weekly edition. The Indian Express. Business Standard. Dainik Bhaskar. Dainik Jagran. Navbharat.
Can I skip current affairs for UPSC?
Don’t worry! Reading newspapers is not necessary to crack UPSC’s current affairs.
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.
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).
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.
Is newspaper enough for current affairs UPSC?
The answer is NO! Though it is very important to follow one newspaper everyday, it is not necessary for an aspirant to read both the newspapers. Reading a newspaper involves going through the front page, national news, international news, economy section, some major sports news and the Editorials.
Do IAS questions repeat?
Yes! UPSC papers have repetitions of questions from previous year’s papers, but only for certain topics.