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Comprehensive booklist for Indian Administrative Services Exam 2017 − 2018 by UPSC

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Comprehensive booklist with good authors and writers for various subjects and useful for preparation of competitive examinations.

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    Paper was mostly focused on current events. CSAT based questions were from NCERT and our CSAT NCERT fully-solved questions provided full resolution. We are extremely happy that students who had carefully followed our FREE current affairs updates were able to… (2142 more words) …

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    Paper was mostly focused on current events. CSAT based questions were from NCERT and our CSAT NCERT fully-solved questions provided full resolution. We are extremely happy that students who had carefully followed our FREE current affairs updates were able to… (1733 more words) …

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    Paper was mostly focused on current events. GS based questions were from NCERT and our GS NCERT fully-solved questions provided full resolution. We are extremely happy that students who had carefully followed our FREE current affairs updates were able to… (1750 more words) …

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    Paper was mostly focused on current events. GS based questions were from NCERT and our GS NCERT fully-solved questions provided full resolution. We are extremely happy that students who had carefully followed our FREE current affairs updates were able to… (1803 more words) …

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    Paper was mostly focused on current events. GS based questions were from NCERT and our GS NCERT fully-solved questions provided full resolution. We are extremely happy that students who had carefully followed our FREE current affairs updates were able to… (1806 more words) …

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Discussions & Questions

  • This year i m in 12th class sci. Stream what graduation should i opt for do that it will in my ias prepartion ( - on )

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    That depends on your interest refer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfCOX0r_EKA

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  • I want to know that which stream should I choose to clear the ias easily ...... n 2. which books should I read that sure me that if I read that I will clear the exam... ( - on )

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    You must decide your optional based on your background - refer - https://www.examrace.com/IAS/Deciding-Scoring-Optionals/

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  • Tell me about that what is qualification. I am B.sc finl 2014 nd my % 51. ( - on )

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    Please refer the past notification available at https://www.examrace.com/IAS/IAS-Exam-Pattern/UPSC-Notification-2013.html#pdfsection_c43527cd-page_1 for educational qualification.

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  • I want to know about the books of IAS first attempt. ( - on )

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    This page provides you list of various books for IAS, you must be sure about the optional that you want to select and choose the book accordingly.

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  • I am an engineering student CS branch I want to become IAS officer, if I opt public administration as a option subject is it right??actually I dont know about it but I am still interested in that subject. ( - on )

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    You must read the following link to understand which optional you should opt for-https://www.examrace.com/IAS/Deciding-Scoring-Optionals/. However, public administration is now a days a good choice as includes huge portion of general studies for mains. But still you must opt for subject only after going through the syllabus for the subject and your interest areas. You will require good writing and analytical skills in public administration optional.

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  • I am having a doubt related to subjects,like am a commerce student,then what are the subject which I have to study for the preparation of IAS exams? ( - on )

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    You must refer Spectrum series for general studies, be fluent in Ethics and integrity, refer The Hindu Newspaper daily and one monthly magazine. To decide what optional to choose please refer https://www.examrace.com/IAS/Deciding-Scoring-Optionals.

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