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How long it will take to prepare for UPSC?
The time required to complete the entire UPSC prelims and mains syllabus will take a good 12-month advanced preparation. However, that is an ideal case but not always necessary. With proper guidance, smart work and a strategy in place, a serious aspirant can clear prelims even with less than 2 months of preparation.
How many hours should I study 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.
Is 4 hours enough for UPSC?
It is unclear whether an aspirant can pass the UPSC Civil Service Examination by studying for 4 hours every day and, looking at the rate that UPSC applicants study, 4 hours is not enough to pass the CSE promptly.
Is 4 to 5 hours study 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.
Is 2 years enough to crack UPSC?
One year is more than sufficient for IAS preparation. One does not need to join coaching for the IAS exam if one prepares well with the right guidance and UPSC exam strategy.
Are Tattoo allowed in IAS?
IAS aspirants and civil service aspirants can definitely have a tattoo on their body parts except for the face, finger, forearm, and other parts, which are generally visible. As soon as you enter the civil services you will be governed by central civil services rules.
Is 24 too late for UPSC?
What is the Correct Age to Begin Your UPSC Preparation? There is as such no correct age to begin your preparation for the Civil Service Examination. Students need to be at least 21 years old and no more than 32 years to apply in the Civil Services. So you can begin your preparation at any instance between these ages.
Is UPSC very 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.
Can UPSC be cleared in 1 year?
Contrary to what many think, it is possible to crack the UPSC IAS exam with one year of preparation.
Can I clear UPSC without coaching?
Yes, one can clear the IAS exam without coaching. But may not be ‘everyone’. It depends on his/her efficiency in self-study. If you are good at self-study, you can clear UPSC CSE without any classroom coaching.