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Is it important to read world history for UPSC?
History is an important subject in UPSC Civil Service Prelims and Mains exam. For Prelims examination, History is divided into three sections – Ancient India, Medieval India and Modern History. For Civil Services Mains Examination, World History is also there in UPSC Mains syllabus.
What is the importance of GS?
GS provides students with opportunities to integrate knowledge, skills, values and attitudes across the Key Learning Areas (KLAs) of Personal, Social and Humanities Education (PSHE), Science Education (SE) and Technology Education (TE).
What is mean by GS paper in UPSC?
GS Paper 1 of UPSC Mains is one of the four general studies papers. It is a subjective type of paper consisting of subjects like History, Geography, Art and Culture, and Indian Society.
Does UPSC depend on luck?
So, it is not only your preparation that matters but also how others prepare, and that is out of your hands. In the UPSC prelims where there are MCQs, you can get lucky or unlucky with your guesses. In the IAS mains exam, a lot depends on the ‘mood’ of the examiner, and also on the nature of the examiner.
Can I skip NCERT for UPSC?
It is recommended that candidates go through the NCERT books as the information available is not just comprehensive but also reliable. Textbooks from class VI to XII can be of great use for both prelims and mains examination. Read Further: Complete List Of NCERT Books Needed For UPSC Preparation.
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.
Which optional helps in GS?
Choosing optional subjects with maximum GS overlap: History. Geography. Political science & international relations. Economics. Public administration. Choosing the Right Optional Subject for UPSC Civil Services Mains. Related Links:
How can I cover GS in 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 can I improve my GK GS?
The best way to improve GK is also the most traditional one, i.e., reading books! Reading various books, both fiction and nonfiction, will add to your knowledge, as every book contains knowledge that you might not know. It will also improve your grammar and your command of language.
Is GK and GS are same?
GK is when you know the facts that is answer to questions like What , When , Where & Who….. GS is when you know the consequences and analysis of the facts that you know..that is the answer to questions like Why & How.