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Which chapter to read from Spectrum for UPSC?
Spectrum Summary: The Foundation & the Moderate Phase of the INC. Spectrum Summary: Era of Militant Nationalism (1905-1909) Spectrum Summary: First Phase of Revolutionary Activities (1907-1917) Spectrum Summary: First World War & Nationalist Response.
Is spectrum enough for UPSC Prelims?
What you learn is plenty enough for Prelims as well as Mains. Comparatively, Modern Indian History will be easier in Mains as you can be relieved of memorizing too much, and you can explain your arguments with the knowledge you have.
What should I study in spectrum?
British conquest accidental or intentional. Causes of success of Britishers in India. British conquest of Bengal. Anglo-Mysore wars. Anglo-Maratha struggle. Conquest of Sindh. Conquest of Punjab. Policy of ring-fence.
What should I read for UPSC Prelims?
India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha. NCERT books: The Complete Package. Indian Polity by M. Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh. Introduction to the Constitution of India by D.D. India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra.
What to skip in Spectrum?
Chapter 1 & Chapter 2 can be skipped as these are not asked in the exam. Unit 2: Chapter 3, 4, & 5 can also be skipped in the starting as very very few questions are asked from it.
Which should I read first Bipin Chandra or spectrum?
Spectrum vs Bipin Chandra – Spectrum is excellent for revision before exam, and Bipin Chandra is good to develop historical analysis aptitude and Mains type answers. So, we suggest to read both but use Spectrum for revision.
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.
Which part of UPSC is toughest?
As you would know, the UPSC Prelims is the first obstacle to your IAS dreams. This exam is taken by lakhs of Indians every year. A lot of people consider the IAS exam to be the toughest exam in India. As you can see from the table above, the success rate is the lowest for the IAS exam.
Can I read spectrum without reading NCERT?
Is it necessary to read NCERT history for modern India before spectrum? Not necessary as such!
How many days will it take to cover spectrum?
It will take us only 2 days to cover the entire spectrum in the textbook. A Brief History of Modern India contains both India before and after independence. It is very important for both Prelims and Mains. After the TN 12th book, this will give us a better understanding of the philosophy of the British.