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How can one prepare for the Mains in a short time if he/she did only prepare for the preliminary for the UPSC?

The ideal preparation one must follow is a Prelims cum Mains approach. This will allow the students time to cover the vast syllabus in short portions over the course of the exam. But sometimes, aspirants tend to leave Mains preparation a bit and end up in a challenging situation when ...
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How to prepare for the IAS Mains?

Unlike the Prelims Exam which will be over in just 2+2 (GS + CSAT) hours, Mains is more like a test match, conducted over five days and consists of a total of 27 writing hours (language papers included). When such a long battle has to be fought, you have to ...
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How do I prepare for UPSC Mains in 3 months?

This year, the time to prepare for mains is comparatively lesser than before. Even then, I think that you have enough time to prepare and crack the mains in the time available. Kindly calculate your Preliminary marks as soon as possible by clicking here and do not wait till the ...
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How do I increase the score from 75 to 120 in UPSC prelims?

Dear aspirants, right now you may be disappointed in the performance you have given in the latest Prelims. I am sure you studied for hours and have sacrificed many things for this exam, and yet you may not be having the required cut off to move to Mains. I assure ...
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What advice would you give to a student who is preparing for UPSC?

First and foremost, I congratulate you for deciding on becoming a Civil Servant. It takes a lot of courage and passion for choosing this field. It is one of the most respected fields in India, and you will shoulder a lot of responsibilities, and you work to make the dreams ...
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