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What books do I need for UPSC?
Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania. India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra. India after Independence by Bipan Chandra. History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra. Ancient India by R.S Sharma.
Which book is best for preparing UPSC?
A Brief History of Modern India by Rajiv Ahir (History) Mastering Modern World History by Norman Lowe (History) Important Judgements that Transformed India by Alex Andrews George (Polity) ‘Facets of Indian Culture’ by Spectrum (Culture)
How many books in UPSC exam?
Be mentally prepared to invest in at least 15-20 standard textbooks for different subjects, apart from NCERT books. This is because UPSC CSE Prelims and Mains mention at least 15 subjects/topics. You will often need to read multiple books to cover each subject in detail.
Can I skip NCERT for UPSC?
It is recommended that candidates go through the NCERT books as the information available is not just comprehensive but also reliable. Textbooks from class VI to XII can be of great use for both prelims and mains examination. Read Further: Complete List Of NCERT Books Needed For UPSC Preparation.
Which 5 subject is best for UPSC?
Medical Science. Literature. Anthropology. Public Administration. Psychology. Law. Geography. History.
Is 1 years enough for 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.
How can I study for UPSC at home?
Understand the UPSC pattern and procedure first. Go through the UPSC syllabus thoroughly. Start reading a few books and watch video lectures online for a few basic subjects like polity, history, geography, etc. Read the newspaper regularly.
What are the 7 papers of UPSC?
The UPSC Mains round, which is the second stage of the UPSC Exam has nine papers. These nine papers are Compulsory Indian Language, English, Essay, General Studies-1, General Studies-2, General Studies-3, General Studies-4, Optional Paper-1, and Optional Paper-2.
Is UPSC all Mcq?
The qualified candidates from the prelims are provided with a separate hall ticket for the Mains. The marks obtained here are of utmost importance and are considered final while getting a national rank. To answer the question Is UPSC Mains MCQ type? No, they are not.
Is UPSC written or Mcq?
It comprises 2 MCQ-based papers that are conducted on a single day. General studies paper 1, consists of 100 questions of 2 marks each. General Studies paper-2 (CSAT) consists of 80 questions of 2.5 marks each. However, CSAT is a qualifying paper.