UPSC Civil Services Exam is conducted annually. You can apply in the exam by visiting the Official Website of UPSC.
Apply online at this website:- http://www.upsconline.nic.in
Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages, that is Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions.
The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- Rupees One Hundred only) [excepting SC/ST/ Female/Physically Handicapped candidates who are exempted from payment of fee].
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People have cleared the exam along with jobs earlier. There is no reason why you can’t do it! Time management is the key.
There are no hard and fast rules. But, ideally 6-8 hours of consistent effort is required on a daily basis. Sleep is equally important.
Yes, definitely you can. Many toppers have prepared from their homes. You need to go through all basic books, and keep revising them. Daily newspaper reading is very important. Apart from that, participate in Mains Marathon Initiative. Answer writing practice is very important. Take as many mock tests as possible, and analyze them.
To be honest, yes! Luck is an important factor. But, you have no control over it. Because, it is random. But, what you can do is- work hard. Hard work and consistency is under your control. The more you work hard, the more luckier you get.
It is perfectly normal! Not getting nervous and stressed out is not normal . But, remember not to let it get the best of you.
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You can go for The Hindu or The Indian Express, especially the editorial section.
It is a subjective question. Depends on person-to-person. It is advisable to maintain some notes for quick revision before exam though.
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Writing practice is definitely beneficial for mains. You can participate in Mains Marathon, and ask other members to review your answers.
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There is no need to come to Delhi. You can prepare at your home itself.
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