UPSC Civil Services Exam. How to crack Civil Services to become an IAS / IPS / IFS Officer ?. Posts Offered. Group A Indian Administrative Service Indian Foreign Service Indian Police Service Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’ Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
UPSCCivil Services Exam
How to crack Civil Services to become an IAS / IPS / IFS Officer ?
Indian Administrative Service
Indian Foreign Service
Indian Police Service
Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’
Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’
Indian Defense Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’
Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)
Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’
Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’
Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A'
14. Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’
15. Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, GroupA
16. Indian Defense Estates Service, Group ‘A’
17. Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’
18. Indian Trade Service, Group 'A' (Gr. III)
19. Indian Corporate Law Service, Group "A".
20. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)
21. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group 'B'
22. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group 'B'
23. Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B'
24. Pondicherry Police Service, Group 'B’
Candidates in their final year of graduation can also apply!!
Why Civil Services?
To fulfill duties in the areas of maintenance of public peace and order, crime prevention, investigation, and detection, collection of intelligence, VIP security, counter-terrorism, border policing, railway policing, tackling smuggling, drug trafficking, economic offences, corruption in public life, disaster management, enforcement of socio-economic legislation, bio-diversity and protection of environmental laws etc.
Leading and commanding the Indian Intelligence Agencies like Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI), Crime Investigation Department (CID) etc., Indian Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, Civil and Armed Police Forces in all the states and union territories.
Leading and commanding the Para-Military Forces of India (PMF) which include the Central Police Organizations (CPO) and Central Paramilitary Forces (CPF) such as Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Security Guard (NSG), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Vigilance Organizations, Indian Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.
Serve at head of the departments in policy making in the Ministries and Departments of Central and State Governments and public sector undertakings both at centre and states, Government of India.
To interact and coordinate closely with the members of other All India Services and Central Civil Services and also with the Indian Armed Forces primarily with the elite Indian Army.
Endeavour to inculcate in the police forces under their command such values and norms as would help them serve the people better.
Inculcate integrity of the highest order, sensitivity to aspirations of people in a fast-changing social and economic milieu, respect for human rights, broad liberal perspective of law and justice and high standard of professionalism
Last but not the least, to lead and command the force with courage, uprightness, dedication and a strong sense of service to the people.
PART-A - PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION
Paper I – General Studies (200 marks) Duration : Two hours
Current events of national and international importance.
History of India and Indian National Movement.
Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialisation
Paper II- General Aptitude (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
Both these papers are Qualifying Papers and hence its is critical to prepare thoroughly
Only if you clear these two papers, remaining papers are evaluated
English is Mandatory
The marks obtained in these two papers will not be counted in the final ranking
Candidates will NOT be allowed to opt for the foll. Combinations of subjects:
(a) Political Science & International Relations and Public Administration
(b) Commerce & Accountancy and Management;
(c) Anthropology and Sociology;
(d) Mathematics and Statistics;
(e) Agriculture and Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science.
(f) Management and Public Administration;
(g) Of the Engineering subjects, viz., Civil Engineering, Elec. Engineering and Mechanical Engineering–not more than one subject.
(h) Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science and Medical Science.
Only those Qualifying the Mains Exam will be summoned for the interview @ Dholpur House, New Delhi
The number of candidates to be summoned for interview will be about twice the number of vacancies to be filled
Interview will be for 30 – 60 minutes approximately
Interview panel would include – Retired Judge, Retired Colonel, Ex-Vice Chancellor of University, Subject Matter Expert etc.
SKILLS JUDGED IN THE INTERVIEW ROUND
Smart & Witty Answers
Clarity of expression
Grasp of narrative and argument
Appreciation of different points of view
Awareness and concern for socio-economic problems, ranges and depth of interests and personal attributes relevant to interaction with people
In-depth knowledge of Optional Subjects
“Why do you want to become a Civil Servant?”
"What are the problems faced by wheat cultivators in your state?"
"Is there a law in physics, which is relevant to administration?"
“Don't you think you can serve your country better by remaining a doctor and treating poor patients? Why do you want to be a civil servant?"
As a simulation of the actual test, we conduct a mock test to gauge the level of the student.
This helps us understand the strengths, grey areas to be polished to score better
This test is not for you but for us to assess you.
We will Master & Explain you in NCERT books.
We Will Master you in History, Geography, Indian Polity, Economics, Gen Science, GK , Current affairs.
We will master you how to read news paper and what is important for UPSC.
We will master you how to prepare from India year book, yogana, Frontline and what is important for UPSC.
Types of questions
Reasoning - Logical Reasoning & Visual Reasoning
Math - Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation(D.I.) & Data Sufficiency (D.S.)
Fill in the Blanks
Mark the Error
Course of Action
Directions and Arrangements
Series and Analogies
Number Systems & Averages
Ratio and Proportion
Profit, Loss and Discount
Time and Distance
Interest and Growth Rates
Permutations and Combinations
Tables and Case lets
Charts and Diagrams
After undergoing rigorous training sessions, you would undergo 10 Tests
These tests would be of the same level as Civil Services Prelims Exam. This helps you to get a hands-on experience of your progress
Review of your performance would be done by our experienced faculty members.
They would identify your grey areas & the areas where you require, extra (personalized) coaching will be given.
The aim of the paper is to test the candidate's ability to read and understand serious discursive prose, and to express his ideas clearly and correctly in English/ Indian language concerned.
(i) Comprehension of given passages
(ii) Precise Writing
(iii) Usage and Vocabulary
(iv) Short Essay
(v) Translation from English to the Indian language and vice-versa
Note 1 : The Papers on Indian Languages and English will be of Matriculation or equivalent standard and will be of qualifying nature only. The marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking.
Note 2 : The candidates will have to answer the English and Indian Languages papers in English and the respective Indian language (except where translation is involved).
How to Plan your essay – spend at least 5-7 minutes in enlisting the points you want to write upon
How to plan and write an impressive opening paragraph and concluding paragraph of the essay
Maintain a logical flow of ideas within the essay, Re-order those points enlisted
How to Include examples to support your stand
How to use correct grammar in your sentences and avoid sentence construction errors
How to improve on your vocabulary & Overall Writing Skills
The above subjects are taught by specialized and experienced faculties who
advise to focus on 60% of the core topics rather than mastering the whole
subject which is vast !
GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER - I
1. History of Modern India and Indian Culture
2. Geography of India
3. Constitution of India and Indian Polity
4. Current National Issues and Topics of Social Relevance
GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER - II
1. India and the World
2. India’s Economic Interaction with the World
3. Developments in the Field of Science & Technology, IT and space
4. International Affairs and Institutions
5. Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams
Comprehensive study material per subject will be provided
Lectures on weekly basis in small group of students
Concepts are taught in detail by the Faculty / Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Revision and periodic tests
Discussion of past question papers
Daily Tasks of Writing Assignment of 25 pages which will corrected by the mentor
Work to improve your grammar, sentence construction, logical flow of ideas etc.
Improve on your vocabulary to use to good quality words
After undergoing rigorous training sessions, you would undergo 10 Tests per subject
These tests would be of the same level as Civil Services Mains Exam. This helps you to get a hands-on experience of your progress
Review of your performance would be done by our experienced faculty members.
They would identify your grey areas & the areas where you require, extra /personalized coaching will be given.