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Does syllabus of UPSC change every year?
No, the UPSC releases its syllabuses for the preliminary and main examinations every year. The UPSC syllabus has not changed since 2013.
When was UPSC syllabus changed?
In 2012, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) decided to make the UPSC Syllabus of Civil Services Examination more generic with completely a different and new pattern.
Will optional be removed from UPSC 2025?
No, the Optional Subjects are still a part of the UPSC Mains exam.
Can UPSC be cracked in 1 year?
Contrary to what many think, it is possible to crack the UPSC IAS exam with one year of preparation.
Is 7 months sufficient for UPSC?
The Civil Services Exam conducted by UPSC is not an exam that can be cracked without a proper study plan and strategy. A minimum of dedicated six months is required for the beginners or those who give their nth attempt.
Do topics repeat in UPSC?
Yes! UPSC papers have repetitions of questions from previous year’s papers, but only for certain topics.
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 cracked UPSC in first attempt?
Ananya Singh Cracks UPSC Civil Services in First Attempt, Becomes IAS Officer at 22 Years.
Which is the shortest optional in UPSC?
Philosophy has the shortest syllabus out of all of the optional subjects for the UPSC examination and is the reason for it is a popular choice amongst UPSC aspirants.
Does Gap Years matter in UPSC?
Yes, you can apply for UPSC Civil Service even after having gap years in your education, you just need to be 21 years old having completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university. You can apply for UPSC even in final year.