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Prelims Preparation

What is prelims in UPSC? Prelims are the qualifying stage for the UPSC Civil Service Mains Exam. Only candidates who clear the Prelims Exam are eligible to appear for the UPSC Civil Service Mains Exam. UPSC Prelims exam has 2 General Studies papers – GS 1 and GS 2/CSAT (Civil Service Aptitude Test).

Prelims Step-by-Step Tutorial: Easy Basics for Beginners to Master

The first stage,i.e. Prelims exam consists of two papers, both of them being objective type. This is perhaps the easiest of all the rounds but still takes a planned and dedicated approach on the part of the candidates to clear it. It is important to do guided IAS preparation otherwise you might end up in studying unnecessary things. There are candidates confident enough to do self-preparation for IAS at home, and are frequently bothered with the question “How to prepare for IAS Prelims without coaching?”, this article can help you gather a few ideas and tips to help you sail through the process.