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As candidates make up mind to appear in Civil Services Examination, there are lots of queries in minds and almost all aspirants lay siege to various issues like Exam-Plan, Preparation-Plan, books and study-material to choose, picking optional subject, choice of coaching institutes and so many other issues that matters a lot in success.
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If you wish to choose career in Indian Police Services, you can opt it as your first choice. Normally, candidates have IAS on top-of-mind but, there are some candidates having aptitude for Police Services, give IPS the first preference. R V Varun Kumar (AIR 3, CSE 2010) had inclination towards Police Services and opt it as first choice.... Read More

sir i am ph and obc (ncl) students sir i want to ask at what rank i can get ias in cse exam

As you get reservation (Physically Disabled Category) benefits, you can expect post of IAS even if you figure in first 300-400 successful candidates.... Read More

sir. I am persuing B.E final year student, just i want to become an ips officer so, how? what is the procedure ?.. Please sir..

UPSC conducts Civil Services Examination for selecting suitable candidates for posts like IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS etc. Now, CSE 2013 announcement is on anvil and the notification is expected on 2nd February 2013. The following articles is for last year examination still, will help you in understanding the exam-plan and related requirements: Civil Services Examination 2012... Read More

sir, i have keen interest in geography, public adm and history,,, which combination wil be good in view for time to prepare and revise....

All these shortlisted subjects are good and performing. Hope you have arrived at these after some serious consideration. Although, all these contribute in General Studies preparation but, the effectiveness of Public Administration-Geography combination is proven. Public Administration and Geogr...... Read More

Sir, I am studying in class 12th with Pcm as my subjects. I am interested in joining civil services. I have 2 questions: 1. I am reading NCERT books and in a few says i will be done with my reading. I want to ask that "Is TMH better than Pearson? " 2. I will apply for BCa degree in St. Xaviers College. I have heard that aspirants with Btech degree are more successful in clearing CSAT. Is that so? Please Help me. Hoping for a prompt reply.

You have laid a solid foundation for your future for Civil Services Examination foray as you become eligible to appear. These NCERT books would remain an integral part of your preparation-plan so, keep reading and revising these. Both Tata McGraw Hill and Pearson books are good publications but, we suggest not to read these right now as these would limit your range of information. Most of the traditional part would be covered with NCERT Books and the dynamic por...... Read More

Dear Sir/Madam, I will be appearing for UPSC in 2015 and have some doubts about optionals: 1. are optionals likely to be removed by 2015? if yes , should i not think about my optionals..? 2. I am doing my graduation in economics but i have moderate confidence in the subject .. is it a safe optional or should i chose some other optional? 3. Which other optional combines best with economics as i have to start the second optional from scratch.? please help..

There is no confirmed news about the proposed changes and removal of optional subjects from Main Examination; so, you don’t have any other choice but to wait. Will it be CSE 2013 or CSE 2014 or CSE 2015? Nobody knows; so, how can you decide about what to be new preparation-plan. Keep preparing and pay attention to related news-flow and the moment something new comes, shift your gears to counter the emerging requirements. Also read: ... Read More

Respected Sir, Thank You For Your Feedback, As You Suggest Me To Choose Geography, Sociology & Psychology As A Second Optional Subject, I Would Like To Choose Sociology OR Marathi Literature OR Pali Literature, But My Question Is Which 1 Of Them Is Best For Scoring As Well As To Listed Me On Top 10-100 Ranking. Thank You!

All the optional subject are good and many candidates go on to score very good marks in almost all optional subjects. These shortlisted subjects have helped many to achieve top ranks and can assure you of good ranks provided you are well prepared and understand the UPSC trends. Pick the optional subjects that are of your interest and where you can advance your preparation that can match UPSC standards. Also read: ... Read More

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Coaching Institute (Optional Subject – Main Examination) Public Administration Synergy IAS (M K Mohanty) Academy of Public Administration (Pavan Kumar) NIAS (Bhawani Singh) ... Read More


As the trends indicate, the pure science subjects are making a strong comeback and after a long gap, candidates with optional subjects like Physics and Mathematics have figured among top rankers in recent results. You can consider keeping both your subjects as optional subjects provided you feel comfortable. We suggest you to have a look at the syllabus and previous years’ papers to understand the level and current trends. At the same time we suggest you to...... Read More

sir when will be ias mains result declared....

It is difficult to say with precision but, we should expect the Main Examination 2012 results by last week of February or first week of March.... Read More

How i give time to prepare IAS exam

Task you have taken in hand is yours and you will have to manage time for it. Civil Service Examination preparation requires some serious efforts so, you have to act. Success in Civil Service Examination is all about intelligence, knowledge, awareness and above all time management. All you have to do is to understand your requirements and prioritize your study-plan according to the needs.... Read More

Hi, i have completed my B.Tech from Computer Science stream. Am i eligible for IAS Exam?

Yes, for appearing in Civil Service Examination, a degree in any disciple is minimum eligibility requirement.... Read More

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