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Can UPSC be done by self-study?
Go for self-study if you are the disciplined type. Clearing the UPSC exam requires single-minded focus and hard work. If you have these qualities, you don’t need any external coaching. The self-study might also work out for you if you are a working professional.
Can I clear IAS by self-study?
Yes, one can clear the IAS exam without coaching. But may not be ‘everyone’. It depends on his/her efficiency in self-study. If you are good at self-study, you can clear UPSC CSE without any classroom coaching.
How can I study for UPSC without coaching?
Read NCERT and other standard books. Read a newspaper and make notes. Practice writing answers daily for UPSC Mains exam. Choose and excel in the optional subject for Mains examination. Practice UPSC previous year question paper as well as the mock test. Groom yourself for interview.