How can I cover general studies in UPSC?

So for beginners, the best way to start the preparation for GS is to study all the NCERT from class VI to class XII for History, Geography, Economics, and Polity, the NCERT books for class XII and XII must be studied in addition to the lower class NCERTs.

How do I study for GS 1?

Begin your preparation with NCERT Books. You should look for topics related to art and culture and make notes on each topic. Along with the above NCERT books, you should also start reading NIOS Book on art and culture as they can find all information related to art and culture in one place.

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What is general study in UPSC?

General Studies is covered more extensively in the IAS Mains exam. Out of a total of 9 papers, 4 are termed General Studies while the Essay paper is loosely related to General studies as topics are selected from random subjects in this paper.

How do you make GS at home?

The basic approach should be STUDY-REVISE-IMPROVISE. Dont use guides, standard preparatory material or NCERT text books. Keep on referring to UPSC previous years papers to check if you have missed any topic. Prepare for the subjective papers ( i.e mains).

How many essays are there in UPSC?

The Essay Paper is one of the nine papers in the UPSC civil services mains exam. In this paper, you will have to write two essays, each with a word count of 1000 – 1200. One topic can be selected from a choice of four topics.

Will Optional be removed from UPSC 2023?

Is Optional Subject removed from UPSC? No, the Optional Subjects are still a part of the UPSC Mains exam.

Can I clear UPSC without coaching?

Yes, one can clear the IAS exam without coaching. But may not be ‘everyone’. It depends on his/her efficiency in self-study. If you are good at self-study, you can clear UPSC CSE without any classroom coaching.

What are the 4 Gs papers?

Booklist for UPSC GS Paper 4

  • Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude – G Subba Rao & P N Roy Chowdhury.
  • Lexicon for Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude for IAS General Studies Paper IV – Niraj Kumar.
  • Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude – Santosh Ajmera & Nanda Kishore Reddy.
  • Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude – M Karthikeyan.