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Which newspaper is best for UPSC preparation?
The Hindu. The Indian Express. Business Standard.
Can I crack UPSC by reading only newspaper?
Well, it is a fact that reading newspapers is neither mandatory nor sufficient to qualify with good marks for this test. There are great free websites that collect and gather valuable points from diverse sources of current affairs. An aspirant can not read and make notes from all these sources on his own.
Which part of newspaper is important for UPSC?
Editorial Page (Usually Page 8): This is the most important page of ‘The Hindu’ newspaper from the UPSC Exam perspective. Carefully read the two ‘editorials’ given on the left margin. Then move to the ‘Lead’ article. This usually would be an excellent analysis of a current issue.
Should I make newspaper notes for UPSC?
For UPSC Civil Services Examination, reading newspapers is extremely crucial as the weightage given to the dynamic part of the UPSC Prelims syllabus and Mains syllabus is pretty huge. In this article, you can learn how to make notes from newspapers for IAS exam.
Is one newspaper enough for UPSC?
The answer is NO! Though it is very important to follow one newspaper everyday, it is not necessary for an aspirant to read both the newspapers. Reading a newspaper involves going through the front page, national news, international news, economy section, some major sports news and the Editorials.
Is 1 year sufficient 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.
Can UPSC be cracked in 1 attempt?
It is a myth that no one cracks the UPSC Civil Services. Exam in the first attempt.
What should I avoid in UPSC preparation?
NOT FOLLOWING THE CURRICULUM. MISSING TO GO THROUGH PREVIOUS YEARS. PILING UP IRRELEVANT BOOKS. NOT GETTING BAISC REFERENCE. LACK OF WRITING SKILLS. WAY OF CHOOSING OPTIONAL PAPER. NOT PERCEIVING THE BOTTOM LINE OF THE NEWSPAPERS.
What should I not read for UPSC?
You should avoid sports news. Business news not related to the UPSC syllabus. Avoid criminal news even if it is capturing headlines. Don’t read small and irrelevant regional/state/local news. Avoid Bollywood and other entertainment news.
When should I start newspaper for UPSC?
You should start 6 months before prelims. Previous year papers should be analysed and by this one could understand which Facts or Current affairs could be asked.