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Current affairs resource for IAS Preparation: Newspapers, Internet & Magazines

On Tuesday 19th July 2016  

Now, UPSC has given Civil Services Examination a completely new look and it has been dynamically redefined.

To counter the challenges you need resource for covering Current Affairs and Contemporary developments.


Last Update Tuesday 19th July 2016

19-07-2016
How to make best use of Newspaper from CSE preparation standpoint

On Thursday 22nd December 2011  

Diligent reading of newspapers is going to help you in General Studies (Prelims as well as in Mains), some optional subjects which are dynamic in nature, in writing essay and in interview as well.


Last Update Friday 27th March 2015

27-03-2015
Aiming Civil Services Examination: How to prepare current affairs?

On Sunday 15th April 2012  

For preparing ‘Current Affairs’ effectively, you need to constantly gather information over a long period of time. Clarity about the basics and your awareness level helps you prepare ‘Current Affairs’ well.


Last Update Friday 27th March 2015

27-03-2015
For a beginner, how to read a news paper, which areas to concentrate more?

On Sunday 15th April 2012  

For a beginner, it is better to read print edition of any good national daily. By scanning headings in print edition, you can manage things in lesser time.


Last Update Friday 27th March 2015

27-03-2015
Making self-notes by reading newspaper/magazines

On Sunday 15th April 2012  

The current affairs preparation is typical as only factual information is not enough. You should be clear about the major issues/stories and how they developed over the course of time and inter-related opinion/views of the persons concerned.


Last Update Friday 27th March 2015

27-03-2015
Newspapers & Magazines for current affairs coverage

On Friday 30th December 2011  

Civil Services Examination has become creative and innovative so, prepare it well to face the challenges this exam throws. Be it Preliminary or Main Examination (Written & interview), importance of Current Affairs and Contemporary Developments cannot be ignored.


Last Update Friday 27th March 2015

27-03-2015
IAS Study Plan - How much is enough?

On Thursday 7th July 2016  

The answer to this query lies in your effective preparation through extensive study with a view to cover the overall perceptive and by considering complete details including the minute ones.


Last Update Thursday 7th July 2016

07-07-2016
IAS Preparation: How Effective are the Guide-Books available in market

On Saturday 28th March 2015  

Big examination like Civil Service Examination offer huge opportunity for many publishers to come out with tailored content to meet the demands as per syllabus.

In absence of awareness and right guidance, a lot of candidates particularly the beginners look for such books and other study-material with an aim to cover the syllabus effectively.


Last Update Wednesday 6th July 2016

06-07-2016
IAS Preparation: Harness the strength of Internet for your benefit

On Sunday 18th November 2012  

In past few years, a lot of IAS toppers talked about the benefit from internet while preparing for Civil Service Examination; success of Shah Faesal (AIR 1, CSE 2009) in first attempt and his candid acceptance with reference to role of internet in preparation generated a great interest among IAS aspirants.


Last Update Friday 27th March 2015

27-03-2015
NCERT BOOKS are a must for CSE preparation; But how to manage such work load?

On Sunday 8th January 2012  

Reading NCERT books from 6th to 12 standards is not a small task as you have 6-7 subjects, which mean more than 40 books which you are supposed to mug up before you start serious preparation.


Last Update Friday 27th March 2015

27-03-2015
Making study-group is not difficult; look around for high calibre, talented candidates

On Tuesday 24th March 2015  

Having a group of good friends has always been a boon for candidates preparing for Civil Service Examination.

In uncertain times, when there is confusion around, if you are able to find a group of candidates seriously preparing for coming examination, it will stumble on resolutions, help you sticking to study-plan and will keep you motivated.


Last Update Thursday 7th July 2016

07-07-2016
Stuck somewhere; openly discuss your problems with your friends

On Wednesday 20th July 2011  

While interviewing Shiv Sahay Awasthi (Rank 34, CSE 2010) I found how a group of friends help each other while preparing and extend helping hand.


Last Update Thursday 7th July 2016

07-07-2016
Civil Services Examination: Take advantage of Peer Group to evaluate your performance

On Tuesday 5th July 2016  

When we create a list of the most useful technique for effective learning and improving memory ‘Group Study’ is an effective tool to prepare for Civil Services Examination.


Last Update Wednesday 6th July 2016

06-07-2016