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What are the mistakes done by UPSC aspirants?
Not having a mentor. No time management. Piling up multiple books. Not checking the syllabus thoroughly. Juggling multiple things. Not revising. Not taking mock tests. Lack of constructive group studies.
Why do many UPSC aspirants fail?
Lack of strategy in the IAS preparation They study without a proper strategy for the subjects. Clearing the IAS exams require a proper plan including USPC-specific preparation for all the subjects. A lack of direction in the approach would mean not being able to complete the syllabus on time.
Who cleared UPSC in 5th attempt?
However, Ayushi Dabas, a visually impaired Post Graduate Teacher in History from Rani Khera in Delhi, with her sheer determination, proved it wrong as she cleared the tough exam in her fifth attempt and secured an All India Ranking of 48.
Who got highest total marks in UPSC ever?
AIR- 1 Kanishak Kataria (Total – 1121/2025, 55.36%) AIR- 2 Akshat Jain (Total – 1080/2025, 53.33%) AIR-3 Junaid Ahmed (Total – 1077/2025, 53.18%)
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.
Which field students crack UPSC most?
“Engineering students crack the UPSC exam because of the practical pedagogical methods they experience in their four-year engineering studies. This provides them with a better analytical aptitude as compared to Arts graduates,” says JK Dadoo, former IAS officer who was in the services for more than 35 years.
Do people fail in Lbsnaa?
In case a probationer fails in the final exam by not scoring the minimum required marks, he/she may be allowed to take a special exam in the subjects that he/she failed. But the marks awarded in this exam will not determine the seniority.
What is the lowest score in UPSC?
There is no minimum mark in the UPSC interview. Mostly, the marks awarded for the interview ranges from 40% to 80%.
Who broke UPSC first attempt without coaching?
Arunraj, reportedly, did not join any coaching and prepared on his own. He focused a lot on the NCERT textbooks for UPSC. Relying almost entirely on the NCERTs, he was able to crack the UPSC exam in his very first attempt.
Who is youngest cracking UPSC?
Ansar Shaikh is the youngest IAS Officer in India. He is a 2016 batch IAS who secured an AIR 361 and made his place on the UPSC Toppers List. Ansar Shaikh was just 21 years of age when he achieved this feat. He chose Marathi as a subject for taking the Mains exam and Interview.