IAS Prelims 2016: Start the Preparation Now

It is the right time to start the preparation of IAS Prelims Exam 2016 to qualify for the Civil Services Main Exam

Feb 4, 2016 18:11 IST

It is the right time to start the preparation because the IAS Exam 2016 is just round the corner now and the candidates can see and analyse the IAS Prelims 2015 General Studies Question Paper. The Candidates should also start analysing the IAS Prelims 2015 Question Papers. The candidates can evaluate themselves by taking the IAS Prelims 2015 Question Paper in an Interactive Format.


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Pattern of Exam

Understand the Syllabus

See what the IAS Toppers Say

Advantages of Evaluation

The candidates have the following advantages of evaluating their Paper of IAS Prelims 2015.

1. The Candidates who are sure of their Selection should start the preparation for the IAS Main 2016.

2. The Candidates who are not sure can start the preparation for the IAS Prelims 2016.

3. The Candidates who want to evaluate their performance again click here

How to Start

Current Affairs is the key to start the preparation of IAS Prelims Exams. The IAS Prelims Exam is a clear example of the multidimensional approach to the news and views of day today life. The Candidates should know the number and pattern of questions as asked in the IAS Prelims 2014. The candidates can start preparation by reading the current Affairs from Jagranjosh.com, the monthly Current Affairs eBook, special edition of Exam Specific Current Affairs and the likes.

In addition to this the candidates should also understand the basic motive behind the questions of the IAS Prelims. The Exams orientation is change very much in the recent years and hence the preparations also have to evolve.
The Candidates should also read the strategy taken by the IAS Toppers and the suggestions made by them to the future candidates. This helps as well as motivates the candidate to start the preparation in a right direction.


The candidates should try to develop the perspective required for the IAS Examination as a whole. They should see things inside out and ask questions such as why the event occurred, how the process completed, what are the legal provisions which govern the process or event, How the event is related to the Environment and Ecology, What are the national Interests which govern the International relations of India and the like aspects of the current Events.

This perspective will help in developing the right approach towards the Topics as well as the Current Events.
Interlinking is prerequisite for the IAS Preparation because only interlinking can help in multidimensional and interdisciplinary approach.

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