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Is prelims and mains syllabus same in UPSC?
Though UPSC Prelims covers many subjects like Indian History, Geography etc, UPSC Mains stage has certain topics which are not covered in Prelims. This include: India Since Independence (GS Paper 1). World History (GS Paper 1)
Which is harder UPSC Prelims or 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 prepare for prelims first or mains?
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.
Can I clear UPSC in 6 months?
A 6 months long period is neither sufficient nor insufficient for UPSC prelims, it all depends upon the aspirant’s dedication and willingness to make it work.
Is 1 year enough for IAS preparation?
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.
What are the 9 subjects in mains UPSC?
Indian Language Paper. English Paper. Essay Paper. General Studies I. General Studies II. General Studies III. General Studies IV. Optional Paper I.
Is there Math in UPSC Prelims?
Check the syllabus for UPSC Prelims CSAT here. At the outset, know that the mathematics part of the CSAT is of a basic level and you need not be scared of it. You only need to brush up on your high school mathematics and do some serious practice.
Is Ncert enough for UPSC mains?
NCERT books are the best source for the Civil Services Examination to develop a strong base in any subject. From the inception itself, UPSC has asked many questions directly from the NCERT books. If we analyze in detail, UPSC has asked some questions directly from NCERT books.