UPSC Mains Syllabus 2014

UPSC has notified the new Mains syllabus from 2014 onward. The IAS Mains Syllabus now consists of 9 written papers of which 2 papers are only qualifying in nature whereas remaining 7 papers are scoring. Qualifying Papers in UPSC Mains 2014 English Language Indian Language Both papers consist of 300 marks each and are only […]

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Manorama Year Book 2014 Review

Manorama Year Book is the most popular general knowledge year books available and also highly recommended for IAS preparation by IAS toppers and coaching institutes. For other books, refer the post on books for IAS prelims. This post lists what’s special in Manorama Year Book 2014 and why you should refer it for your IAS […]

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IAS Prelims Pattern and Syllabus

The IAS Preliminary exam consists of two papers common to all. That is, these papers are compulsory and there is no choice at this stage. IAS Prelims pattern and syllabus is listed below. Paper 1: Maximum marks: 200 Duration: 2 hours No of questions: Not mentioned by UPSC. But usually contains 100 questions. Negative penalty: […]

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What is the IAS Exam?

The IAS stands for Indian Administrative Service. To become an IAS or IPS officer you have to clear the Civil Services Examination popularly known as the IAS exam. The IAS or civil services examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year. Stages in the IAS Exam The IAS exam is not […]

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IAS Exam 2014 Schedule Now Available

UPSC has released the schedule of IAS exam to be conducted in 2014. Following is the schedule of IAS exam 2014: Date of Notification: 17th May 2014 Last date for receipt of applications: 16th June 2014 Date of Prelims: 24th August 2014 Start of Mains: 14th December 2014 (5 days) Number of vacancies in IAS […]

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