27th May 2015, 12:15 AM
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How can I prepare to crack Civil Service Examinations?

Dear Sir,
What are all the preparation is
needed for Civil Services examination?
I want to prepare for Civil Service exam
so please help me regarding preparation.
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30th May 2015, 03:33 AM
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First thing you have to do is " Try to complete look on the Notification and syllabus ". Here I am giving you the brief tips to crack the Civil's Examination.

Tip required for Civil Services Examination :

1.Complete look on the syllabi.

2.Try to notice the weight age of syllabus from the previous question papers.

3. More concentrate on Important topics. No need to study the entire syllabus.

4.Understand the concepts with present situations.

5.Select the Good books.

6.Take Coaching for best results.

7.Need to prepare your Own notes which you have studied already.

8. After complete preparation start doing Mock Tests.

Hopefully these tips will be useful to crack the Civil's Examination.
30th May 2015, 03:12 PM
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Tips for the preparation to crack Civil Service Examinations :
  • Find the cut-off score : last year cut-off marks was around 600/1,750.
  • Revise all the syllabus you learnt in schools atleast upto 10th class. Focus on NCERT books, newspaper etc.
  • Coaching centre : You can join some good coaching centre. You will get help about the syllabus, pattern of examination and how to solve questions quickly.
  • Preparation time required : One year of intense study after graduation is required on an average.
  • Start reading Newspaper like The Hindu and The Indian Express.
  • Some good books for studying history are India's Ancient Past by R.S. Sharma, Medieval India by Satish Chandra, India's Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra.
  • Make notes from newspaper of important events.
  • Watch documentaries like BBC's that will help you in world's history and important events.
  • Visit internet sites of government ministries when a new bill is introduced or passed.
  • Read atleast 4 or 5 magazines like Frontline, Civil Services Chronicle, Economic and Political Weekly, India Today etc.

For latest notification about exam please visit : http://upsc.gov.in

Please find the attachment for the syllabus and examination pattern.
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30th May 2015, 06:15 PM
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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) which consists of two papers i.e., Prelims and Mains. The candidate should qualify in the both the examinations to get recruitment in respective positions to which they applied.


* As the paper 1(General Studies) of Preliminary exam is General studies, it's better to know the current affairs in and around the world.

* Candidate should have detailed idea of History, Geography of India. He/ she should also have knowledge on Indian National movement.

* The questions from this paper mainly concentrate on Economic geography of India and world, Indian constitution, Right issues, Economic and social development, poverty, social sector initiatives etc.

* It is also better to focus on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity, climate change and General science.

* For paper II(General aptitude) one should concentrate more on English Language. For he/she should refer the previous class grammar books to recollect the information on basics.

* General Aptitude also includes Comprehension, Interpersonal skills, Logical reasoning and analytical ability, Data interpretation etc.

* Read the Newspapers and Magazines in order to cover the language barrier and also to get know about the happenings in and around the world.

* Solve puzzles which helps in logical reasoning.

* Practice sample/ previous papers to get idea about the pattern of the subject.

* The exam is more about logic and memory about the events. so,take care of your diet to perform well in the exam.

* Time is also another important factor to focus. Practice mock test to evaluate your performance.
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30th May 2015, 06:44 PM
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Selection process of Civil service exam is ,

1. Preliminary exam
2. Main exam
3. Interview

UPSC main exam - optional subjects :-

You shouldbe well prepared in all the following subjects.

~ General studies for IAS exam
~ Essays for IAS exam
~ English qualifying for IAS exam
~ Indian languages for IAS exam

~ Agriculture
~ Botany
~ Animal husbandry and veterinary science
~ Chemistry
~ Botany
~ Civil engineering
~ Commerce
~ Economics
~ Electrical engineering
~ Geography
~ Geology
~ Indian hostory
~ Law
~ Management
~ Mathematics
~ Mechanical engineering
~ Philosophy
~ Physics
~ Political science
~ Sociology
~ Statistics
~ Zoology
~ Psychology
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2nd June 2015, 03:41 AM
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Can you please suggest the list of entrance exams for government jobs?
I just completed my graduation. I have done B.A(Hons) in Psychology and took humanities in 11th and 12th. Thanks.
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