Tuesday, 25 December 2012

IAS Preparation 2013 Books, Tips, Study Material

IAS Preparation 2013- IAS is a dream job for many of the aspirants who wants to serve for their country. Becoming an IAS officer requires preparation and hardwork of many months as a student has to go through a tough selection procedure consisting of written exam and interviews. Many aspirants face lots of confusion about the exact nature of questions that will be asked in IAS examination.


In this article, we will provide complete details on IAS and its preparation techniques including information on useful books and other study material along with some valuable tips on IAS preparation.
IAS Examination comprises of two successive stages:
1. Preliminary Examination, which is also known as CSAT (Civil services aptitude test) and consists of objective type questions. CSAT is also the qualifying examination for getting into Mains examination.
2. Main Examination: This stage consists of written examination followed by interview.
Both of the written exams are of 3 hours duration.
Tips for IAS Preparation
·         Aspirants should try to understand the demand of the examination and prepare accordingly keeping in mind the syllabus and time they have for preparation.
·         Have with you the mental advantage of reading a newspaper, but that too with the capability to leave out irrelevant news within seconds by just seeing the headline.
·         The capability of preparation and reading newspaper can be enhanced by going through previous year question papers.
·         Candidates have to show complete interest and enough commitment to win in the race to get the IAS rank.
·         Self, confidence, persistence and self motivation are the key factors that can make the difference.
Books for IAS Preparation
·         An Introduction to the Constitution of India D.D.Basu
·         Ancient India for XII Std NCERT
·         District administration by M.P. Narwan    
·         Social Problem in India - Ram Ahuja    
·         Indian Economy by Dutt and Sundaram