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How many years of past papers should I do for UPSC?
UPSC Exam Pattern So, it is advisable to solve the previous years’ question papers repeatedly. Doing so at least for the previous 5 or 7 years would give you a broad idea about the UPSC Exam pattern.
How many test papers to solve before prelims?
If at any time you feel you don’t have time to do mock tests, you should definitely solve 3-5 years’ of past question papers.
How many mocks are enough for UPSC?
There is NO FIXED NUMBER. Nor is there any guarantee that if you give a 100 mock tests you will definitely clear Prelims.
Do previous year questions repeat in UPSC?
Do questions repeat in UPSC? Yes! UPSC papers have repetitions of questions from previous year’s papers, but only for certain topics.
Is 4 hours of studying enough for UPSC?
Some aspirants claim to be studying 15–16 hours a day to prepare to take the UPSC exam. Some can pass the exam with just 6-7 hours of study per day. There isn’t a perfect answer to this question, and candidates must determine the number of hours they spend studying each day based on their abilities and needs.
Is 2 hours of studying enough for UPSC?
The UPSC civil services exam is considered one of the toughest exams in the country. And, because of this, a lot of people recommend studying for about 15 hours per day during the IAS exam preparation time.
How can I score 100 plus in prelims?
Make a study plan with dedicated time to revise a subject, current affairs notes and solve at least 50 questions daily. You can start with the toughest or the lengthiest subject first. Focus on the NCERT books and revise what you have already read. After covering the basics, revise sources other than the NCERTs.
Is 3 days enough to prepare for an exam?
Ideally, studying should start at least five days in advance of the exam to allow students an ample amount of time to go over course concepts and materials, and reach out to their instructor or peers if they find they have any questions.
Are prelims harder than finals?
Prelims are a bit harder than finals but thats usually because during your prelims, your entire syllabus is assessed for the first time as opposed to the June exams.
Is 5 hours of studying enough for UPSC?
1) An aspirant may not be able to concentrate fully for the entire 5 hours; hence there will be gaps, 2) An aspirant has to study GS, optional, current affairs, etc., every day, and to divide the 5 hours, may not be effective. Hence, an aspirant should try to put at least 7-8 hours every day and gradually increase it.