How Much Current Affairs For Upsc Mains?

What is the percentage of current affairs in UPSC mains?

For ease of convenience aspirants and coaching institutes call this area “current affairs”. For the IAS Mains syllabus, nothing is mentioned explicitly which can be correlated with current affairs. But 60-70% of questions in UPSC Civil Services Mains have links with current events.

How much current affairs should be cover for UPSC?

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.

How can I cover current affairs in UPSC mains?

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.

How current affairs are prepared for mains?

Comprehensive news analysis. PIB Summary. Topic-wise UPSC Prelims Questions PDF. IAS Previous Year Question Papers. UPSC Notes PDF.

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Can I skip current affairs for UPSC?

Don’t worry! Reading newspapers is not necessary to crack UPSC’s current affairs.

Do IAS mains questions repeat?

Yes! UPSC papers have repetitions of questions from previous year’s papers, but only for certain topics.

Is 2 year current affairs sufficient for UPSC?

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.

Is 6 hours daily 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 many months current affairs is required for mains?

Still, a year or atleast 6 months of current affairs must be prepared.

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.