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Is prelims and mains syllabus same in UPSC?
Topics in UPSC Mains, which are in addition to what is covered in UPSC Prelims. Though UPSC Prelims covers many subjects like Indian History, Geography etc, UPSC Mains stage has certain topics which are not covered in Prelims.
Is UPSC Prelims tougher than mains?
The UPSC Mains exam is very tough as compared to the prelims. Consider these stages as a hierarchy which only increases the challenging intensity with every level. Many think that the competition is lower in mains which is true.
Should I study for prelims and mains together?
We recommend that you start your mains preparation along with the IAS prelims preparation. Focus on covering the portions in the prelims GS paper first. Then move on to the other sections even before the prelims. Only this way you will be able to cover the UPSC syllabus before the mains exams.
Can I study for mains after prelims?
For best results, one must start their Mains preparation right after the Prelims, without any delay. Even if you are unsure of your result, it is unwise to wait for it as precious time is lost, considering that less than three months are available for Mains.
Is 2 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.
Is 7 months enough for UPSC preparation?
Hi, Yes, Even if you start preparing now if you adopt the right strategies, do the smart-work , learn what is needed, and don’t go behind everything under the Sun yes, you can clear UPSC CSE Prelims with just 6 months of preparation.
Which is most difficult phase in UPSC?
IAS syllabus is the most challenging part. Since you have to study for 9 papers it requires a lot of time and patience. The syllabus for the mains round and prelims round is almost the same but you have only two papers in the prelims round.
Is NCERT enough for UPSC mains?
Reading NCERT textbooks is essential for your IAS exam preparation and if you have a question on your mind about which NCERT books to study for UPSC, then here are some relevant UPSC Books from the NCERT catalogue. Ideally, it would help if you worked your way through all UPSC-related books from class 6 to class 12.
Is there Math in UPSC Prelims?
UPSC Prelims paper which is known as CSAT comprises questions from reasoning. mathematics and comprehension. Although you only need to obtain 33% to qualify in the paper even though if you are sound in math and reasoning then paper 2 will be a cakewalk for you or you might end up trapped in the exam.
Is 2 months enough for UPSC Prelims?
Many IAS hopefuls might be wondering if it is possible to crack the UPSC Prelims in just 60 days. The answer is a resounding YES. People have done it before, and you can do it too!