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What should I start first in UPSC?
Start reading a few books and watch video lectures online for a few basic subjects like polity, history, geography, etc. Read the newspaper regularly. Chart out a preparation time table and follow it strictly. Enrol for a good test series and get answer writing practice.
How to start GS preparation for UPSC?
So for beginners, the best way to start the preparation for GS is to study all the NCERT from class VI to class XII for History, Geography, Economics, and Polity, the NCERT books for class XII and XII must be studied in addition to the lower class NCERTs.
How do I start studying GS?
Start your preparation with NCERT books of 10th and 12th standard on various subjects like History, Geography, Polity, Science, Indian Foreign policy & International Relation etc. and then go through other books recommended for G.S. It will be better to prepare G.S. mains first and then for Prelim.
Which paper is first in UPSC Prelims?
The UPSC Prelims Paper 1 is officially called the General Studies I Paper and is known commonly as the General Awareness paper. Prelims General Studies(GS) Paper I Syllabus: Current events of national and international importance. History of India and Indian National Movement.
Who clears UPSC in first attempt?
Avinash V for securing AIR 31 in UPSC CSE in his 1st attempt.
Should I prepare optional or GS first?
First, start preparing for GS, and then after some time take this decision. Because in four GS papers you will be introduced to a variety of optional subjects like History, Geography, Public Administration, Political Science and Sociology. This will help you to determine your inclination to a particular subject.
What should I study for GS 1?
World History Textbook. World History Notes. World History Maps. Art and Culture Diagrams. India Since Independence. Geography – Resource Distribution. Indian Society.
How to cover GS 1 paper?
NCERT Books. NIOS Books. Class XI NCERT an Introduction to Indian Art. NCERT History- Class VI, VII, VIII, XII, CCRT Website.
How to prepare for GS 3?
Class 11th and 12th Economics NCERT. Union Budget. Economic Survey. Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh. Yojana. Niti Aayog Reports. Shankar IAS Environment and Ecology. Environment & Ecology for Civil Services Examination by Majid Hussain.
What is GS paper 2 in UPSC Prelims?
However, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) refers to the exam as General Studies (GS) Paper – II. Hence, in the context of UPSC Prelims, GS Paper II refers to the CSAT while in context of UPSC Mains, GS Paper II is the Polity (etc.) paper.