How should one go about preparing for the IAS exam
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Hi Rohit,Firstly to be eligible to apply to the IAS exam you require to be a graduate degree holder from a well recognized University.Coming to the procedure for the Civil Service exams, the forms are available at the selected post offices at a very nominal rates once the notification and the schedule for the exams are announced. However you can refer to the following link for complete information:https://www.shiksha.com/search/index?keyword=civil+services&location=&searchType=blog&cat_id=&countOffsetSearch=25&startOffSetSearch=0&subLocation=-1&cityId=-1&cType=-1&courseLevel=-1&subType=0&showCluster=-1&channelId=Also you may refer to the anal... view more
In prelims there are two common papers. CSAT and generat Studies. CSAT is on the pattern of Management entrance examination. For mains you have to select two options each having two papers. IN ADDITION THERE WILL BE TWO PAPERS of general studies, one papers of essay and two qualifying papers of Indian Language and English. The mains is of total 2000 marks. The interview is of 300 marks.thr notofivcation for 2012 exam will be in month of december 2011.for more details see UPSC.gov.in.
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