In order to win, you need to begin right!
So, first start with understanding the pattern and syllabus of Prelims to know the course of Action.
|General Studies (Paper-II) /
When the pattern was changed in 2015, then the CSAT (GS Paper-II) was made qualifying instead of the earlier pattern where it was included in the total marks to calculate the merit/cut-off of the exam.
For further detailed subject-specific syllabus, refer to our micro-listed syllabus of each subject. (LINK)
Before moving onto detailed syllabus idea, please remember the following important instruction given by the UPSC, while covering the syllabus:
“The questions are likely to test the candidate’s basic understanding of all relevant issues, and ability to analyze, and take a view on conflicting socio‐ economic goals, objectives and demands. The candidates must give relevant, meaningful and succinct answers.”
For detailed strategy of GS-I Check out (LINK)
For detailed strategy of GS-II Check out (LINK)
For detailed strategy of GS-III Check out (LINK)
This paper will include questions to test the candidates’ attitude and approach to issues relating to integrity, probity in public life and problem solving approach to various issues and conflicts faced by a person in dealing with society. Questions may utilize the case study approach to determine these aspects. The following broad areas will be covered:
For detailed strategy of GS-IV Check out (LINK)