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How many questions are asked in prelims from current affairs?
The Prelims stage of the UPSC CSE Exam has two papers (General Studies and CSAT). Both the papers of this stage have objective type questions. The General Studies paper of the UPSC Prelims has 100 questions, whereas the CSAT paper has 80 questions.
How much current affairs come in UPSC Prelims?
At least, the last 2-years current affairs should be covered before UPSC Prelims and Mains. However, in reality, the span of current affairs in the UPSC exam can be much larger – like 5-10 years.
How many current affairs questions asked in UPSC Prelims 2022?
Best 25 Current Affairs Topics/Questions Expected in UPSC Prelims 2022. Given below is the compilation of the 25 most expected topics/ questions from the Current Affairs section that can be asked in the UPSC Prelims in 2022.
Is current affairs enough for UPSC Prelims?
Yes. Current Affairs is very important for UPSC Preliminary examination. It also plays a vital role in the Main Examination and Personality Test.
Does prelims question repeat?
These questions from different topics don’t repeat in exactly the same format; they might be jumbled or in new words. However, the nature of questions and its theme is mostly the same and related to the same topics.
How can prelims cover current affairs?
First, keep the syllabus with you and decide upon the importance of current affairs for UPSC. Second, Know the reason. Third, read the important reports, facts related to the topic to substantiate your answer. Fourth, know both pros and cons about the topic.
Is 6 months current affairs enough for UPSC Prelims?
The question should actually be “How many months of current affairs for IAS Prelims 2022 is required?” Usually, we advise candidates to start their preparation a year before, in a similar way, we recommend covering the issues in the news from 18 months or at least 12 months prior to the UPSC Exam.
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.
Is 2022 prelims tough?
Students who took the exam said that the UPSC Prelims 2022 was expectantly difficult with more emphasis on history this year. A student said, “I was not expecting an easy paper and it wasn’t.