Mastering Mains (Written) Exam

Mastering Mains (Written) Exam


IAS Exam: Mastering Mains (Written) Examination

On Sunday 21st April 2013  

Not everyone is fortunate to appear in Civil Services (Main) Examination; you have to earn it by clearing the first hurdle –Preliminary Examination. Considering the tough competition one face at first stage, the opportunity to appear in Main Examination is big and should not be underestimated. With new format for Main Examination in place, you require a well-planned strategy to tackle it confidently.


Last Update Thursday 19th March 2015

19-03-2015
Tips to tackle Civil Services (Main) Examination in new format

On Wednesday 3rd April 2013  

After a long gap there is some calm and encouraging atmosphere for Civil Services Examination aspirants as for past many years, expectations of change for pattern were keeping rumour mills running and dilemma about the proposed changes kept them quite anxious.


Last Update Wednesday 18th March 2015

18-03-2015
With clarity emerging on changes in Civil Services (Main) Exam pattern; identify your challenges

On Saturday 23rd March 2013  The recent news of some modification in the new scheme for Civil Services (Main) Examination has at last cleared all doubts surrounding the minds of aspirants. Hope this will help in clearing the path and getting all related doubts out of aspirant's way.
Last Update Saturday 23rd March 2013

23-03-2013
Analyzing the nature of changes introduced for Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013

On Thursday 7th March 2013  With the details about the changes in scheme for Main Examination, the confusion is out of air. The new pattern does not show any major surprise; it is more or less on expected lines, General Studies has got more prominence and still, optional subject is an integral part of exam-plan though the weightage has gone down a little.
Last Update Thursday 7th March 2013

07-03-2013
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for History and Art & Culture)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  

Suggested books for HISTORY - an important constituent of General Studies (PRELIMS & MAINS)


Last Update Sunday 3rd July 2016

03-07-2016
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for ECONOMY)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  

Suggested books for Economy- an important constituent of General Studies (PRELIMS & MAINS)


Last Update Sunday 3rd July 2016

03-07-2016
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (MAIN EXAMINATION)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  Suggested Book-List for important constituents for Civil Services (Main) Examination: General Studies
Last Update Sunday 20th April 2014

20-04-2014
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for Geography)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  Suggested books for GEOGRAPHY - an important constituent of General Studies (PRELIMS & MAINS)
Last Update Sunday 20th April 2014

20-04-2014
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for Indian Polity)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  Suggested books for INDIAN POLITY - an important constituent of General Studies (PRELIMS & MAINS)
Last Update Saturday 19th April 2014

19-04-2014
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  Suggested books for SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY - an important constituent of General Studies (PRELIMS & MAINS)
Last Update Monday 23rd December 2013

23-12-2013
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for SOCIAL AND NATIONAL ISSUES)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  Suggested books for SOCIAL AND NATIONAL ISSUES - an important constituent of General Studies (Main Examination)
Last Update Wednesday 4th January 2012

04-01-2012
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for STATISTICS)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  Suggested books for STATISTICS - an important constituent of General Studies (Main Examination)
Last Update Wednesday 4th January 2012

04-01-2012
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for Current Affairs)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  Suggested books for CURRENT AFFAIRS - an important constituent of General Studies (PRELIMS & MAINS)
Last Update Wednesday 4th January 2012

04-01-2012
BOOK-LIST FOR GENERAL STUDIES (for INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS/FOREIGN AFFAIRS)

On Wednesday 4th January 2012  Suggested books for INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS/FOREIGN AFFAIRS - an important constituent of General Studies (Main Examination)
Last Update Wednesday 4th January 2012

04-01-2012
Answer Writing: You are capable of doing it in a different way

On Thursday 14th July 2011  Now, Civil Services Examination has entered such a phase where cramming will not work. It is your understanding of issues related to the subject and clarity of thoughts that can enable you to attempt the questions in Main Examination.
Last Update Thursday 14th July 2011

14-07-2011