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IAS Exam 2018

Mar 15, 2018 12:31 IST
    UPSC Civil Service (IAS) Exam 2018
    UPSC Civil Service (IAS) Exam 2018

    Civil Services IAS Exam is one of the most coveted examinations in the country conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The examination has three stages i.e. Preliminary, Mains and Personality Test. The preliminary stage of IAS Exam has two papers consist of General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II (CSAT) and second stage consist of 9 papers in total.

    IAS Prelims Exam Guide

    The common thing required at every stage of IAS Exam is that an IAS aspirant must have the depth and concrete analytical ability regarding various subjects and issues to crack the IAS Exam. An IAS aspirant must possess decision-making ability which affects the mass of the country. First of all, an IAS aspirant must have the knowledge of various aspects like Historical, Geographical, Political, Economic, Environmental etc. of India which can be developed only through studying authentic sources of study material.

    Here, we have provided a complete study material for IAS Prelims Exam 2018 including IAS Exam Syllabus, tips and strategy, IAS Topper's videos and IAS/PCS' inspirational stories. The given study materials of IAS Prelims Exam are simultaneously important for IAS Mains Exam including PCS Exams of various states in the country. The study material of the various subjects have been developed by keeping in a view of the basic requirements of the IAS Exam and special focus has been given to the current affairs section because of the changing focus of UPSC in the last few years.

    UPSC IAS Exam 2018 Latest Official Notifications

    The IAS aspirants must go through the UPSC IAS notifications published by UPSC itself because it provides more calrity regarding the vacancies and furthere any developments regarding the number of posts, eligibility criteria, syllabus, examination fees etc. We are continuously providing UPSC's notifications as it published by UPSC so that, the UPSC IAS aspirants be informed of any such updates.

    UPSC Civil Services (IAS) 2018 Exam: Online Application to Continue till 06 March

    IAS Exam Eligibility and Pattern

    UPSC IAS Syllabus is the guiding force behind the IAS preparation. It is the IAS Syllabus which carves out the scope of IAS preparation and hence chalks out the right path and strategy for the IAS preparation. IAS syllabus needs to be fully covered to ensure the selection in the IAS Exam. It is also important to decipher the pattern of IAS Exam. However, it is very difficult to find out any specific pattern of asking questions in UPSC IAS Exam but even we can analyse it after studying the previous year question papers of UPSC IAS Exam along with the UPSC Syllabus for IAS Exam. For an IAS aspirant, it is also important to understand the IAS selection process. Here, we have provided list of articles which can help IAS aspirants to find a way during IAS preparation.

    IAS Exam Eligibility Criteria

    IAS Exam 2018: How to get selected in IAS Exam

    IAS Selection Process

    IAS Syllabus for Prelims Exam 2018: General Studies Paper I

    UPSC Civil Services (IAS) Syllabus is one of the essential components of UPSC IAS Exam. A better understanding of UPSC Civil Services (IAS)syllabus must be a priority for IAS aspirants at the beginning of IAS preparation. A better strategy for IAS Exam can be made out only after the understanding of UPSC Syllabus. UPSC Civil Services (IAS) syllabus is so vast and it has been designed in a manner so that the IAS aspirant’s expertise and proficiency in various subjects can easily be assessed.  The main objective of the syllabus is to test the mental ability of IAS aspirants and their preparedness to deal with the issues arising out in a society or in a country as a whole. For this, an IAS aspirant must have a clear and coherent understanding of various issues which affects the masses in the country. Time to time, we provide better guidelines and every possible solution for the IAS aspirants so that they can find no difficulty while preparing for IAS Exam. For the beginners, our strategy and continued guidance will help them a lot to find a better way to crack the IAS Exam.

    Sl. No

    Subject-wise Division

    Detailed Syllabus

    1

    History

    History of India and Indian Freedom Struggle

    Ancient History of India

    Medieval History of India

    Modern History 1857 to 1947

    Indian National Movement

    2

    Geography

    Geography of India and

    Concept of Physical Geography

    Physical Geography

    Human Geography

    Economic Geography

    World Geography

    3

    Polity

    Indian Polity and Governance issues

    Union Executives

    State Executives

    Federalism in India

    Judicial System

    Panchayati Raj

    4

    Economy

    Indian Economy and Social Development

    Basic Principles of Indian Economy

    Social Schemes of Government

    Social Development through Economic Empowerment

    Sustainable Development

    Demographics

    5

    Environment and Ecology

    Principles of Environment and Ecology

    General Principles

    Climate Change and

    Climate Summits and Conferences

    6

    General Science

    Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Technology

    General Principles

    Latest Science and Technological Development

    7

    Current Events

    It covers all the events of National and International Importance

    Current Affairs

    Current Affairs with all Dimensions

    Complete Syllabus for IAS Prelims and IAS Mains

    Tips and Strategy for IAS Exam

    The most prestigious and sought after career is Civil Service without any stretch of imagination. Becoming an IAS Officer is the most popular dream that floats in-front of the eyes of Indian youths. Nevertheless, the journey to this wonderful career is not that easy and requires hard work, determination and proper planning & time management. Here, we have provided important tips and strategy for IAS preparation.

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    IAS Exam Study Materials

    Preparation of IAS Exam does not depend only on the number of hours spend on doing study per day but it majorly depends on the sincere way of studying qualitative study materials for IAS Exam. First of all, an IAS aspirant should read authentic sources of study materials for IAS Exam. Second, an IAS aspirant should read precise and useful study materials in terms of UPSC syllabus for IAS Exam otherwise it will be a waste of their precious time and energy. Here, we have provided study materials for IAS Exam such as MCQs based on the NCERT for IAS Exam, most important topics for IAS Mains Exam, most important government policies and current affairs quizzes for IAS Exam. Such questions have been created from the available authentic sources of study material for IAS Exam. The practice of such questions will help IAS aspirants to improve the understanding of the important topics which may be asked in the upcoming IAS Exam.

    IAS Prelims Subject-Wise Quizzes for IAS Exam 2018

    Best Books for IAS suggested by IAS Toppers

    Most Important Topics for IAS Prelims Exam 2018

    Most Important Government Policies for IAS Exam

    General Studies Important Topics for IAS Mains Exam

    Current Affairs Quizzes

    Current Affairs Quiz 2017 for IAS Prelims Exam 2018

    Current Affairs Quiz 2016 for IAS Prelims Exam 2018

    Economic Survey 2017-18: Analysis and Questions

    Here, we have provided the chapter-wise analysis of the whole Economic Survey 2017-18 and hence the multiple choice questions based on such chapters. It has been found that the UPSC ask questions based on the topics covered under the Economic Survey every year but the IAS aspirants find it more difficult and exhaustive to study. So, we have done an analysis of every chapter of Economic Survey that can immensely help an IAS aspirant to find it easier to study and more effective for IAS preparation. We have also suggested probable questions in every topic; can be asked in IAS Mains Exam 2018.

    Economic Survey Analysis for IAS

    Economic Survey 2017-18 Analysis: Prices and Inflation

    Economic Survey 2017-18 Analysis: Agricluture and Food Managament

    Economic Survey 2017-18 Analysis: Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate Change

    Economic Survey 2017-18 Analysis: Industry and Infrastructure

    Economic Survey 201718 Analysis: Climate, Climate Change, and Agriculture Part 1

    Economic Survey 201718 Analysis: Climate, Climate Change, and Agriculture Part 2

    Economic Survey Questions for IAS

    Economic Survey 2017-18 Questions: Prices and Inflation

    Economic Survey 2017-18 Questions: Agriculture and Food Management

    Economic Survey 2017-18 Questions: Climate, Climate Change, and Agriculture

    The Hindu Editorial Crux

    We are continuously providing the editorial analysis of articles published in The Hindu newspaper which is considered as one of the important sources of current affairs section for the IAS Exam. The IAS aspirants need to study The Hindu newspaper on a daily basis, but that could be more exhaustive and much time taking process. For the convenience of IAS aspirants, we are providing articles based The Hindu editorial which will be more elaborate and enriched of relevant content in terms of IAS Exam regarding the topics. So, it is worth to study the analytical article provided by us will help IAS aspirants to understand the various dimensions of the topic and hence it will them to prepare for the various papers of IAS Mains Exam. Usually, based on such topics, questions are asked in the IAS Mains Essay paper and in the IAS Mains General Studies Papers 1, 2 and 3.

    National Anti-Profiteering Authority

    Role of Governments in flood mitigation

    Smart Cities Mission in India

    The Conservation of Sunderbans

    GM Mustard Crop Approval and Other Issues

    India and Turkey Relations

    Aadhaar and the Right to Privacy

    National Health Policy 2017 : Analysis

    Inspirational Stories of IAS/IPS

    In present times where a significant well off youngsters cash their precious time in self-indulgence, there is an existing underprivileged group of students who with their strong willpower are breaking all stereotypes to reach new heights in their career. One of many living examples is the successful civil services aspirants coming from varied backgrounds as low as being a son/daughter of a rickshaw puller or a street vendors. Here are the some stories we picked can inspire the IAS aspirants preparing for IAS Exam:

    India's First Woman IFS Officer: C. B. Muthamma

    Best IAS/IPS Officers of India: Ubagarampillai Sagayam

    Brave IPS Officers of India

    Stories of IAS Officers from a humble background

    Tips and Strategy for IAS Exam

    IAS aspirants need proper guidance and mentorship from the IAS toppers or from the experts of IAS Exam. A proper guidance makes the way an easy and more convenient for the IAS aspirants to be on the right path of IAS preparation and it also saves precious time of IAS aspirants. During IAS preparation, it is very important to study proper and useful study material for IAS Exam. There may be a lot of books and study materials available for IAS Exam but reading all the books or study materials would be a waste of time and efforts. So, proper strategy and guidance regarding the selection of study material for IAS Exam needed. So, the IAS Exam experts and the IAS toppers can give better suggestions and guidance which can be more effective for IAS Exam. Here, we have provided tips and strategy for various phases of IAS Exam.

    For IAS Prelims CSAT

    IAS Prelims Exam - GS Tips and Strategy and Suggested Books for IAS

    IAS Selection Procedure

    UPSC IAS Topper's Videos

    IAS aspirants can learn a lot from the toppers of Civil Services IAS Exam. The guidance and mentorship provided by IAS toppers can be fruitful for the IAS aspirants preparing for IAS Exam. The IAS toppers suggest best way to handle the pressure of covering the vast UPSC Syllabus. Every year, we are trying to make interview videos of IAS Toppers of respective year and our prime motive is to provide better guidelines and strategy of IAS toppers which can be fruitful any way for future IAS aspirants. Here is list of video articles of IAS toppers suggesting an exclusive strategy for every phase of IAS Exam.

    UPSC IAS Toppers 2017

    Arif Ahsan Rank 74 shares his journey of Success in IAS

    Suhail Qasim Mir Rank 125 strategy for IAS Prelims Part 2

    Arif Ahsan Rank 74 shares Tips and Strategy for IAS Mains Exam

    Suhail Qasim Mir Rank 125 shares his strategy for IAS Prelims Exam Part 1

    Nitish Kumar Rank 23 shares his journey of success in IAS Exam

    Arif Ahsan Rank 74 shares Tips and Strategy for IAS Prelims Exam

    Suhail Qasim Mir Rank 125 shares his journey of Success in IAS Exam

    Anuj Malik Rank 16 shares her journey of becoming IAS

    Saumya Pandey Rank 4 shares her Journey of becoming IAS

    Saumya Pandey Rank 4 shares Tips for IAS Prelims Exam

    Saumya Pandey Rank 4 shares Tips for IAS Mains Exam

    Nitish Kumar Rank 23 shares Tips and Strategy for IAS Prelims Exam

    Juhi Rai Rank 155 shares Tips for IAS Interview

    Juhi Rai Rank 155 shares Tips for IAS Mains Essay Writing

    Juhi Rai Rank 155 shares Tips for IAS Mains Exam

    Juhi Rai Rank 155 shares Tips for IAS Prelims Exam

    Bilal Bhat Rank 10 Tips for IAS Prelims Exam

    Bilal Bhat Rank 10 Tips for IAS Mains Exam

    Bilal Bhat Rank 10 Tips for IAS Interview Preparation

    Anuj Malik Rank 16 Tips for IAS Prelims Exam

    Anuj Malik Rank 16 Tips for IAS Mains Exam

    Anuj Malik Rank 16 Tips for IAS Interview

    Nitish Kumar Singh Rank 23 Tips for IAS Mains Exam

    UPSC IAS Toppers 2016

    Jasmeet Singh Sandhu Rank 3 Tips for IAS Prelims Exam

    Siddharth Jain Rank 13 Tips for IAS Preparation

    Siddharth Jain Rank 13 Tips for IAS Prelims

    Siddharth Jain Rank 13 Tips for IAS Mains

    Siddharth Jain Rank 13 Tips for IAS Mains Essay Writing Exam

    Nitin Sangwan Rank 28 Tips for IAS Prelims

    Nitin Sangwan Rank 28- How to start IAS Preparation

    Previous Year Question Papers of IAS Exam and Answer Keys

    The best way to understand the pattern of UPSC IAS Exam is to analyse the previous year questions papers of IAS Exam. The IAS aspirants should go through the question papers of last few years by which they can explore the pattern of asking questions in various phases of IAS Exam. Here, we have provided question papers of IAS Prelims Exam as well as of IAS Mains Exam of the last few years. Answer keys are also available for IAS Prelims Exam questions papers so that the IAS aspirants conveniently can check their level of IAS preparation. So, check out the question papers.

    IAS Prelims Exam

    IAS Prelims Exam 2017 General Studies Paper I

    IAS Prelims Exam 2017 General Studies Paper II (CSAT)

    IAS Prelims Exam 2016 General Studies Paper I

    IAS Prelims Exam 2016 General Studies Paper II (CSAT)

    IAS Prelims Exam 2015 General Studies Paper I

    IAS Mains Exam

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Sociology Optional Paper 2

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Sociology Optional Paper 1

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Economics Optional Paper 2

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Economics Optional Paper 1

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Public Administration Optional Paper 2

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Public Administration Optional Paper 1

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Geography Optional Paper 2

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Geography Optional Paper 1

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Political Science and International Relations Optional Paper 2

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Political Science and International Relations Optional Paper 1

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: History Optional Paper 2

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: History Optional Paper 1

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: General Studies 4 Paper V

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: General Studies 3 Paper IV

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: General Studies 2 Paper III

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: General Studies 1 Paper II

    IAS Mains Exam 2017: Essay Paper

    IAS Mains GS Paper I Question Papers

    IAS Mains GS Paper II Question Papers

    IAS Mains GS Paper III Question Papers

    IAS Mains GS Paper IV Question Papers

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