UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam on June 3, 2018 | 8-Week Preparation Strategy To Crack IAS Exam This Year

Union Public Service Commission is all set conduct IAS Prelims exam 2018 this year on June 3. Aspirants to check timetable here.

AsUPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2018 is all set to be held on June 3. The Commission had released an official notification inviting online applications from UPSC IAS 2018 aspirants. UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam is held every year in three main steps, Prelims, Mains and Interview cum Personality Test. The Commission is holding UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2018 in less than two months now.

Check out details like important topics, sample papers, exam pattern and strategy to crack UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2018 herein.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2018 | Week-wise Preparation Strategy To Crack IAS Exam 

Check the complete 8-week preparation strategy to cracK UPSC IAS Prelims exam 2018, so that candidates come out with flying colours this year. The strategy is quite general keeping in mind an average of 8-10 hours per day of input by the candidate.

Week-1 : Start with lengthy subjects like History, Polity, Geography, Science, & Environment. These areas are time-consuming and are easily forgotten.  Cover topics of national as well as international importance alongside.

Week-2 : Cover important topics of practical importance like Social, Economics and Sustainable development, poverty, Initiatives taken up by social sectors etc.

Week-3 : Study Indian Polity in detail which includes areas related to Governance, Panchayati Raj, Constitution, Rights and Duties etc.

Week-4 : Cover areas of World Geography consisting of Physical, Social and Economic aspects.

Week-5 : Read newspaper daily and go through important current affairs questions on a daily, weekly, monthly or quarterly basis. Lastly, read annual current affair questions to work on important ones included in the list.

Week-6 : Work on areas of Data Interpretation, Inter-personal skills, Logical Reasoning and number systems.

Week-7 : Solve last 10 years of UPSC IAS Prelims exam question papers. Carry out analysis and self-assessment to mark yourself on your weak and strong areas. Assign equal weightage to all the subjects.

Week-8 : Improve upon the weak areas as per self-assessment of UPSC IAS prelims papers. Simultaneously, revise topics from each subject by making short notes to cover syllabus of UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2018 of first six weeks.

UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2018 | Check Out Tips & Tricks To Score Better

UPSC IAS Prelims is one of the prestigious exams of the nation. Every year lacs of aspirants sit for the test and Commission selects only a few. The process of selection of UPSC Civil Services Exam 2018 is quite rigorous and equally applauding.

Candidates with sheer determination, enthusiasm and hard-work are able to crack toughnut called UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2018. Make sure you stay calm, have patience and leave anxiety while preparing for UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2018. Appear with full confidence for this years’ IAS exam. All the best !


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