Jul 08, 2021
To all those who wish to serve the country as an IAS, IPS, IRS or IFS, there is one inevitable thing, ‘Bright Future Ahead’. Despite the surge in job opportunities in the private sector with high paychecks, the aura around the Civil Services especially Indian Administrative Services (IAS) and Indian Police Services (IPS) is intact and has only grown in recent years.
The reason is simple! Prestige, Power, Charm, Glory - Civil Services has it all.
The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is conducted by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) and is one of the most challenging exams in the country. It is conducted in three stages- Prelims, Mains and Interview.
While many crack the Prelims stage easily, passing the Mains round is a daunting task for many aspirants. UPSC Mains preparation is the most crucial phase of your preparation journey and hence you should devise an effective strategy for it.
|Paper A||Compulsory Indian Language||3 Hours||300 (Qualifying)|
|Paper B||English||3 Hours||300 (Qualifying)|
|Paper I||Essay||3 Hours||250|
|Paper II||General Studies I – Indian Heritage & Culture, History & Geography of the World & Society||3 Hours||250|
|Paper III||General Studies II – Governance, Constitution, Welfare Initiatives, Social Justice & International Relations||3 Hours||250|
|Paper IV||General Studies III – Technology, Economic Development, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Security & Disaster Management||3 Hours||250|
|Paper V||General Studies IV – Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude||3 Hours||250|
|Paper VI||Optional Subject – Paper I||3 Hours||250|
|Paper VII||Optional Subject – Paper II||3 Hours||250|
Now when you are aware of the UPSC Mains Exam Pattern, read further to understand how to prepare for the UPSC Mains efficiently and effectively with the help of below-mentioned tips:
Also read: Common Mistakes to Avoid in UPSC Preparation
Also read: How to Prepare for UPSC Prelims 2021?
So, give your Mains preparation a fresh start with the aforementioned tips and get the desired results.
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Raminder is a Content Manager at PrepLadder. He has worked in several aspects of the education industry throughout his career and has assisted numerous candidates in cracking major competitive exams.
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