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IAS Prelims 2014: How to start preparation

Question. How can I start the preparation for IAS Pre 2014?

Answer.  Union Public Service Commission has released the Examination Schedule for the 2014. According to the released schedule, the IAS Preliminary Exam 2014 will be conducted on 24th August, 2014 .So for the candidates who are planning for the IAS Preliminary 2014 will have around one year from now. Right now is the ideal time to start the preparation as the exam demands around one year of concentrated and focused study. The candidate can start their preparation for the IAS Preliminary 2014 by starting from the basic books and learning about the current scenario of national and international happenings. IAS Preliminary Exam is a test of the candidates overall persona. It is all about to handle the pressure during exam preparation and at the time of exam.  It is high time to start preparation by gauging one’s own preparation in respect to the IAS Preliminary Examination. The IAS Preliminary Exam 2014 will consist of two papers because UPSC has not announced any further change in the pattern of IAS Preliminary examination. The candidate should always have a keen eye on the current events, their repercussions, their importance for the national and international scenario and above all the conditions which resulted in such event.

For the candidate Syllabus and the Previous Year Question Papers are the key to know the demand of the examination. The development of perspective is very important for the preparation of IAS Preliminary exam. The candidate should try to find out the ‘what’, ‘why’, ’how’, ’when’ and ’who’ of the news. The General Studies Paper I of the IAS Preliminary Exam, in the recent past, has become very much current oriented. The paper asked about the under currents of the news. The traditional who’s who is a thing of past now. The exam is more oriented toward the background of the news. The main and the big problem which the candidates are facing is the comprehensiveness of the information on a topic. The exam paper questions asked each and every aspect of any topic such as all the provisions of a policy or all the rules of any government notifications and the likes. This is a big problem which surfaces as the candidate appear in the examination.

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Sona gupta,

It was a good advisory to me for a initial step


please tell me about syllabus and pattern

sheela hombal,

Can government employee apply for IAS?

kayathri priya,

it is very useful,thanks

sirisha karri,

wts the reason for asking these questions


I am studying in B.A 3nd year ,can u plz tell me what are the steps of preration for IAS?

akash ,

i am in B.tech second year .how should I study for IAS exams.


i just started my preparation for prelims i want to give an attempt i aug this year, is it possible to get in??? if so how should i balance the syllabus??? please guide me


i want your guidelines about preparation and purchase of required books and journals

Ankita yadav,

I am studying in bsc 2nd year ,can u plz tell me what are the steps of preration for IAS?


How to prepare for IAS

jasmine chander,

IAS forms kb niklenge ..last date kb hai....or is it true sir ki prelims ki jagah CSAT exams honge..please tell me ki kitne exams honge or kaun kaun se....

neha singh,



Sir I Completed UG Course in Current Year.After continue in job.i preparing pre Exam For IAS.I Need the support for good preparation to Examination & What Kind Of reguirement with me.Please Mail For Good Knowledge

sana sheikh,

I am studying in b.com last year...can u plz tell me what are the steps of preparation for PCS???


Sir i have completed my under graduation course.When IAS prelims going to be held and what are the i need to follow to apply for it? Please Mail me ASAP..

Sai Roop,

I am studying B.tech 1st year , what are the steps of preparation for civils


8332091665 guidance

deenu nithya,

when will get a exam application

Raj kumar pathak,

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sir, Thanku so much for your guidance.. I am a girl with 12 th science background and now I am doing BA plain. sir, I want to know that how I should study at home for CSE...


Thanks for your information about IAS it is soo helpfull to me.


Hi to all, I completed my MBA i want to work for a customs kindly guide me how to write the exam and where can i get the materials for that wat is the age limit for m/f.


respected sir , i have just done my engineering in mechanical engineering and i want to prepare for the civil services sir please enlighten about the optional subjects that i can take which will be good given that my technical background . sir i also want to about the prelims exam its composure .

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