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What is 7 5 3 rule in UPSC?
SEVEN – Candidates’ should aim to answer questions within 7 minutes per question. FIVE – Write 5 points in their answers related to the keyword. It would be better to break down the answer into bulleted points. THREE – Elaborate each point in 3 dimensions as per the requirements listed in the question.
How long should be UPSC mains answer?
You are always advised to practice the UPSC Sample answer sheets or Sample questions to maintain your word limit as required in each question. If the word limit is not mentioned, then make a space of 150 – 200 words. This limit is usually considered as the ideal word limit for UPSC Mains.
Which book is best for mains answer writing Upsc?
Comprehensive Coverage of Various Techniques of Answer Writing for UPSC Mains. Solved paper of 2021 mains by the author, which will give you insights into how toppers write and handle papers.
How long is 150 words answer Upsc?
A general thumb rule which can be helpful in the exam hall is that – if the question has a 150-word limit, then the answer should be written within 1 and a half A4 pages. If it’s 250, then write the answer not going beyond 2.5 A4 pages.
Does UPSC depend on luck?
So, it is not only your preparation that matters but also how others prepare, and that is out of your hands. In the UPSC prelims where there are MCQs, you can get lucky or unlucky with your guesses. In the IAS mains exam, a lot depends on the ‘mood’ of the examiner, and also on the nature of the examiner.
Is studying 5 hours a day 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.
Who checks UPSC mains copy?
The UPSC mains answer sheets are manually evaluated by examiners. There is one Head Examiner and many Additional Examiners. All the UPSC Mains answer sheets/booklets are coded with fictitious numbers before the evaluation process commences.
Do IAS mains questions repeat?
Yes! UPSC papers have repetitions of questions from previous year’s papers, but only for certain topics.
Which magazine is best for mains?
Yojana. Kurukshetra. Economic and Political Weekly. Down to Earth. BYJU’S Monthly UPSC Magazine.
Which pen is best for mains answer writing?
Uniball eye rollerball pen. Cello techno tip pen. Cello Pinpoint Pen. Flair Writo Meter Pen. Reynolds 045 Fine Carbure Blue Ballpen. Pilot V 7 Hi-tech Pen with the cartridge system.