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Indian Administrative Service is the premier administrative civil service of the Government of India………

Indian Administrative Services Exam (IAS) exam is conducted by central body Union Public Service Commission every year in the month of May for recruitment of Central Government and its various departments.

For starting preparation for Indian Administrative Service exam (IAS), firstly you should collect study material related to the Indian Administrative Services Exam (IAS)…….

After that you should follow syllabus of this exam and you must solve papers……

If you really want to clear this exam so you will have to do work Hard……

IAS Preparation tips;
Work Smart Not Just Hard

Try Single-tasking it’s more efficient than Multi-tasking

Adopt the Just in Time Approach

Test Yourself Constantly

Make Micro Notes

Read Only What’s absolutely essential

Some books name for preparation;

IAS Mains General Studies Chapterwise Solved Papers




19 Years IAS Prelims (CSAT) General Studies Topic-wise Solved Papers (1995 - 2013)




Civil Services Syllabus (English) 01 Edition




Syllabus;
IAS examination is conducted in three phases:


Phase 1: Preliminary Examination or CSAT (Objective Section)

Phase 2: Main Examination (Subjective Section)

Phase 3: Interview (Vocal Section)

Phase 1: Preliminary Examination
Syllabus for Paper 1:

Current events (National and International)
History of India
Geography of the world (Physical, Social, Economic)
Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution
Economic and Social Development
General Issues (Environmental Ecology, Bio-Diversity, Climate change etcs.)
General Science

Syllabus for Paper 2:

Comprehension
Interpersonal Skills
Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
Decision making and problem solving
General mental ability
Basic Numeracy
Data Interpretation
Comprehension Skill (English)

Phase 2: Main Examination
It consists of 9 papers, in which two are qualifying papers of 300 marks each:

I. Any Indian Language

II. English

These two papers just need to qualify which is mandatory and marks obtained will not be considered or counted.

Language for the rest seven papers can be any of the languages mentioned in Eighth Schedule of the constitution or you can opt for English. Rest seven papers are mentioned below, each weighing 250 marks:

III. Essay

IV. General Studies 1 (Indian Heritage/Culture, World History & Geography)

V. General Studies 2 (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations)

VI. General Studies 3 (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-Diversity, Environment, Security & Disaster Management)

General Studies 4 (Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude)
Optional 1 (Of your choice)

VII. Optional 2 (Of your choice)

These are the optional subjects from which you can choose your preference:

Agriculture
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
Botany
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Commerce
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Geography
Geology
Indian History
Law
Management
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Science
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Sociology
Statistics
Zoology
Anthropology
Assamese
Bengali
Chinese
English
French
German
Gujarati
Hindi
Kannada
Kashmiri
Konkani
Malayalam
Manipuri
Marathi
Nepali
Oriya
Punjabi
Russian
Sanskrit
Sindhi
Tamil
Telugu
Urdu

Phase 3: Interview and Personality Test
This phase is totally vocal one
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I have applied for the IAS exam and want to start my preparation so can you please tell me how I start my preparation of this exam?
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Old October 20th, 2015, 10:43 AM
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Default Re: How to Start Preparing for IAS

Indian Administrative Service (IAS) exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission

To get started with IAS preparation you should first have some idea about the service itself.

Preparation Tips:

Work Smart Not Just Hard

Make Micro Notes

Know about your exam pattern

Go through Syllabus

Get your basics clear

Solve previous year question papers

Solve mock test papers

Revise two times before exam

IAS Prelim exam Syllabus

Syllabus of Paper I -(200 marks) Duration : Two hours
Current events of national and international importance.
History of India and Indian National Movement.
Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do
not require subject specialisation General Science.

Syllabus for Paper II-(200 marks) Duration: Two hours
Comprehension
Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision-making and problemsolving
General mental ability
Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. - Class X level)
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