Preparation for Civil Services Examination

Some useful information relating to Civil Services Examination conducted every year by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) that will prove to be helpful while formulating your preparation strategy.

IAS Preparation: Make sure that your preparation is going in the right direction

On Saturday 31st March 2018  

So, you are interested in career in ‘Civil Services’ and are appearing in Civil Services Examination this year or planning to take a plunge in coming years.

No doubt, the Goal you have set for yourself is real and each year hundreds of capable candidates accomplish the goal. For each candidate the ultimate aim is a positive result and for that confidence and commitment plays a vital role.

Last Update Sunday 7th October 2018

Civil Services Examination 2018: Confront the realities

On Saturday 31st March 2018  

As the craze is increasing, the competition is also rising with more and more talented and professional, higher degree holders have entered the scene with career in Civil Services as their new found love.

Last Update Sunday 1st April 2018

Prioritize Your Needs for an Effective IAS Preparation Strategy

On Saturday 31st March 2018  

For Civil Services Examination preparation, there is no specific plan which can be termed universal.

It differs from person to person depending upon their level of preparation, the familiarity with the optional subject you pick, kind of study material and books you are exposed to.

Last Update Saturday 31st March 2018

CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION 2015 to be held on August 23, 2015

On Wednesday 10th September 2014  

The calendar for Civil Services Examination 2015 is out. Candidates planning to appear in Civil Services Examination 2015 are clear about the schedule for next year as the Preliminary Examination 2015 would be held on August 23, 2015.

Last Update Sunday 5th April 2015

Civil Services Examination 2015 - Plan of Examination

On Sunday 5th April 2015  

The notification for Civil Services Examination 2015 reveals the plan of examination for Preliminary as well as Main Examination and the first stage of the examination, Prelims is scheduled to be staged on August 23, 2015.

Last Update Saturday 23rd May 2015

Preliminary Examination - Suggested Book-List

On Wednesday 11th December 2013  

A list of some useful books for Preliminary Examination Paper 1 and 2 is given for your consideration.

Last Update Monday 26th January 2015

Main Examination - Suggested Book-List

On Wednesday 11th December 2013  A list of some useful books for General Studies and some of the Optional Subjects for Main Examination is given for your consideration.
Last Update Saturday 18th January 2014

IAS Preparation Tips: Explore, Understand and Integrate these in your strategies

On Tuesday 7th August 2018  

Civil Services Examination is in a league of its own. It is getting more creative and innovative; thus requires a fresh approach and effective strategies to emerge successful.

Sticking to the syllabus, you feel that the level of preparation is good, but certain distinct trends have been emerging in the examination where expectations are much above the routine as some evolving issues, contemporary problems and inter-related issues with topics gives you a feel that there exist gaps between the examiner’s expectation and your preparation.

Last Update Sunday 23rd December 2018

Civil Services Examination: Plans & Strategies for beginners

On Sunday 15th March 2015  

Enough has been said and discussed regarding the ‘Civil Services Examination’. Still, among beginners there is uncertainty that in which manner they should start and plan for this long journey. Similarly, others preparing for next or may be last attempt, search is on for some useful insights that can enliven the prospects.

Last Update Sunday 18th October 2015