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UPSC Civil Services Examination 2019

The UPSC will announce the final date and eligibility criteria for Civil Services Examination 2019 on 19th February 2019. Before the notification is published, there has been some information coming out of the UPSC regarding dates. In this article, we will give you a few tips for preparation and important dates related to the exam.

Preparation for UPSC Civil Services Exam

Preparation for the IAS Exam should be in the final stages now. Here are a few tips to stay on track with the revision of the UPSC Syllabus:

Revise Current Affairs by going through a UPSC Monthly Magazine and yearbook to refresh your memory on the past years’ current affairs.

Keep a relaxed but disciplined schedule of study for the final months leading up to the exam. Try to revise at least one topic from each subject every day to maintain the knowledge gained through earlier studies.

For preparation for UPSC prelims, focus on the CSAT (Paper II) paper for practice as this is similar to aptitude tests conducted in other exams. Keep knowledge and understanding up to date for all topics covered in General Awareness (Paper I) as well as practice periodically.

Follow Toppers Interviews for IAS Interview practice. This would help in familiarising yourself with the structure of the interview as well as helping formulate answers for unexpected questions.

Join a reputed test series to test your knowledge so that weak areas are identified now and there is enough time to work on them

Important Dates for UPSC Civil Services Examination

  • Date of Publication of Notification: 19 February 2019
  • Date of UPSC Prelims (Civil Service & IFoS) Exam: 02 June 2019
  • Date of UPSC Mains (Civil Services) Exam: 20 September 2019
  • Date of IFoS Mains Exam: 01 Dec 2019
  • Date of UPSC Interview: Yet to Be Declared

UPSC exam is reputed to be tough, but systematic preparation will help aspirants gain success in the examination.

Maintaining your health is also important during UPSC preparation as the physical standards required for Civil Services are well defined and those required for IPS are especially tough.

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