Must Read News Articles-October 10th 2019

GS-2 Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping ‘informal summit’ in Chennai from October 11 Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Chennai on October 11 for the second “informal summit” with Prime Minister Narendra Modi India’s data localisation plans hang in the balance India to join RCEP e-commerce talks. Maintaining the India-China stride length Wuhan was meant to… Continue reading Must Read News Articles-October 10th 2019

Common Mistakes in Mains Examination

Dear Friends, UPSC has released the instructions and guidelines to avoid the penalty marks deduction in the mains examination. Please go through it and avoid the mistakes while writing your answers in QCAB( question-cum-answer booklet). https://upsc.gov.in/examination/common-mistakes-committed-candidates-conventional-papers

[Strategy] GS 3 (119 marks) detailed Strategy by Sumit Rai, ForumIAS Student, IAS Rank 54

by Sumit Kumar Rai, AIR 54, CSE 2018 I have been getting request to share my strategy for GS-3 given the marks I have in this paper. I have scored 119 marks in GS Paper 3. Please note following points in this regard. I have skipped some generic suggestions and highlighted few which might lead… Continue reading [Strategy] GS 3 (119 marks) detailed Strategy by Sumit Rai, ForumIAS Student, IAS Rank 54

[Strategy] “Extremely Slow Handwriting” – How Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh fought it to get IAS Rank 104

One of my friends once said “UPSC is all about balancing and management of Harmones and Neurons.” My reply was “No it’s about balancing and managing your Handwriting skills too.” For those who have normal or above-normal handwriting speed this topic may feel irrelevant. Some may even side away this topic as merely lack of… Continue reading [Strategy] “Extremely Slow Handwriting” – How Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh fought it to get IAS Rank 104

[Strategy] The Post Mains Agenda – Preparation for Interview & Ahead

There are two tragedies in life. One is not getting what you want. The other is – getting it. In a few weeks from now, it is expected that the Civil Services Mains 2018 results will be declared. And the outcomes, unlike most things in life – are going to be in binary. You will… Continue reading [Strategy] The Post Mains Agenda – Preparation for Interview & Ahead

The Last Miles to Mains – Making the most of your time

Darius, the Persian Emperor, fallen to the Greeks, and in his death bed, tells his son Xerxes. “Only the Gods can defeat the Greeks.” For days Xerxes mourned until one day, Artmesia[1]  tells Xerxes Your fathers words were not a warning, but a challenge.If only the Gods can defeat the Greeks, you could be God… Continue reading The Last Miles to Mains – Making the most of your time

[UPDATED] Essay Module ( Advanced ) for Mains 2018 by ForumIAS – Starts July 3 2018

TODAY: Writing a good Essay for Mains 2018 Attend the first session ( Open to All ) on Writing a good Essay for Mains 2018 – Part of the Essay ( Advanced ) Module by ForumIAS at 5PM, Tuesday, July 3 at ForumIAS Offline Center, New Delhi. CLICK HERE to enroll in the program –… Continue reading [UPDATED] Essay Module ( Advanced ) for Mains 2018 by ForumIAS – Starts July 3 2018

Answer-Writing Practice: Read this to avoid Mistakes

Answer writing is the main tool & practicing is the key for perfection in mains examination. The article below addresses some of the Unanswered Questions of every aspirant regarding Mains Answer writing. How is it different from answering our university papers? What should be done to score high? How should we start as a beginner? How to… Continue reading Answer-Writing Practice: Read this to avoid Mistakes

[Strategy] Abhishek Surana Rank 10 GS Strategy and Copies

CSE GS-1 Strategy GS1 usually takes most times of aspirant as subjects like History and Culture are highly time consuming but not really rewarding. I would suggest you to not devote much time to these topics as either the questions would be so easy that everyone would be able to write something meaningful or so… Continue reading [Strategy] Abhishek Surana Rank 10 GS Strategy and Copies