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    Where to download the question papers of Civils Prelims exam? Also suggest few books for prelims

    Good morning am dheeraj am currently studying in b.tech third year am interested in
    Preparjng for civils examination. I need to download question papers of prelims atleast to get an idea about the question paper structure what are the sites for downloading it. What are the books required to prepare for the prelims examinations
    Please send the reply to my mail id dheerajchandrat@gmail.com
    Please reply me

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    Re: Where to download the question papers of Civils Prelims exam? Also please suggest books for prelims.

    Dear

    It is good decision to preparation for Civil Service Examination

    You can download Previous question paper using the website : http://upsc.gov.in

    Go to this site and click on previous question paper tab

    Click on the link in which years question paper you want

    Best Books are:

    1.History(Indian History and Indian National Movement) :

    Essential

    NCERT Books 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    Modern Indian by Bipin Chandra

    Additional

    History of Modern Indian by AC Banerjee

    2. Geography (Indian and World Geography)

    Essential :
    NCERT Books 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th
    General Principals of Word Geography by Charles Farro
    School Atlas

    Additional
    Certificate Course in Geography by Goh Cheng Leong

    3. Economic (Indian Economic and Economic Theory)

    Essential

    An Evolution of Indian Economic by IL Dhingra
    Economic Survey of Indian by Govt. of Lindia
    Economic Dictionary by Penguin

    Additional:

    Indian Economic by Dutta and Sundara
    Indian Economic by Mishra and Puri
    Economic Dictionary by Collins

    4. Polity (Indian Constitution)

    Essential:
    An Introduction to the Constitution of India by DD Basu

    Additional:

    Our Constitution by Dr. Subhash Kashyap

    5. General Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

    Essential:

    NCERT Boosk 9th and 10th

    Additional
    Anatomy & Physiology by Evelyn Pearce

    6. Environment (Ecology, Bio-diversity, Climate Change)

    Essential:
    Biology and Geography NCERT Books

    7. Current Affairs:

    Essential :
    Hindu and Economic Times Newspapers
    Frontline, Political & Economic weeks periodicals

    Additional:

    Indian Year book

    Paper-II Aptitude

    1. Numeracy
    Essential : NCERT Mathematics 5th, 9th and 10th

    2. Data Interpretation

    Essential: Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Tyra and Kundan

    3. English Comprehension and Communication

    Essential : Objective General English by RS Agarwal

    4 Logical Reasoning

    Essential : A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal

    Additional : A New Approach to Reasoning by Sijwali and Sijwali


    Good Luck

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    Re: Where to download the question papers of Civils Prelims exam? Also please suggest books for prelims.

    Hello,
    You can get all the information and Previous Years Question Papers from the official website www.upsc.gov.in
    Visit the official website and then Click on Previous Years Question Papers tab then select the Year for which you want the question papers.
    And then Select the Exam i.e Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam.

    Civil Services Examination is conducted by UPSC every year for the recruitment of candidates for the post of IAS, IRS, IPS.
    Here are some books which you can refer for Civil Services Exam.
    All These books are available on Flipkart if you wish to buy them.
    UPSC Portal CSAT Comprehensive Manual: IAS Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper-2) by SachchidaNandJha
    CSAT Handbook for General Studies: UPSC Civil Services Priliminary Examination 2013 (Paper-1) by KalpanaRajaram
    CSAT Unique Quintessence of General Studies 2013 (Paper 2) by J.K. Chopra
    UPSC Portal IAS Mains History Solved Papers (2002-2011) by YagyaNandJha
    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013: Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
    CSAT General Studies For Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper 2) bt TMH
    Geography : 3000 Terms and Concepts With Detailed Explanation For Civil Services Examination 1st Edition (Paperback) By Majid Husain
    Geography (Paperback) By Rajiv Ahir
    IAS Mains General Studies Chapterwise Solved Papers 2011-1997 By Siddarth Mittal
    IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2012) (Paperback) By Disha Experts

    For further details refer the pdf attached below and for Previous Years Question Papers you can refer
    You can fill the online application form from the official website www.upsconline.nic.in

    Regards...
    Attached Files

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    Re: Where to download the question papers of Civils Prelims exam? Also please suggest books for prelims.

    Re: Where to download the question papers of Civils Prelims exam? Also please suggest books for prelims.

    Hello friends,,
    You can get all the information and Previous Years Question Papers from the official website www.upsc.gov.in
    Visit the official website and then Click on Previous Years Question Papers tab then select the Year for which you want the question papers.
    And then Select the Exam i.e Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam.

    Civil Services Examination is conducted by UPSC every year
    for the recruitment of candidates for the post of IAS, IRS, IPS.
    Here are some books which you can refer for Civil Services Exam.------------------
    All These books are available on Flipkart if you wish to buy them.
    UPSC Portal CSAT Comprehensive Manual: IAS Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper-2) by SachchidaNandJha
    CSAT Handbook for General Studies: UPSC Civil Services Priliminary Examination 2013 (Paper-1) by KalpanaRajaram
    CSAT Unique Quintessence of General Studies 2013 (Paper 2) by J.K. Chopra
    UPSC Portal IAS Mains History Solved Papers (2002-2011) by YagyaNandJha
    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013: Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
    CSAT General Studies For Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper 2) bt TMH
    Geography : 3000 Terms and Concepts With Detailed Explanation For Civil Services Examination 1st Edition (Paperback) By Majid Husain
    Geography (Paperback) By Rajiv Ahir
    IAS Mains General Studies Chapterwise Solved Papers 2011-1997 By Siddarth Mittal
    IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2012) (Paperback) By Disha Experts

    For further details refer the pdf attached below and for Previous Years Question Papers you can refer
    You can fill the online application form from the official website www.upsconline.nic.in

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    Re: Where to download the question papers of Civils Prelims exam? Also suggest few books for prelims

    Dear if you want some news papers to get only knowledge about the examination pattern then you should not worry about that because i have attached some previous years question papers for this exam and i have also mentioned the complete examination pattern for this exam which is following

    There would be following steps in the examination and selection procedure :

    Preliminary exam : 2 papers would be conducted in objective type mode and each paper contains 200 marks and qualifying in both papers is necessary for every candidate

    Mains exam : If you qualify the preliminary exam then you should apply for mains exam and there are 9 papers conducted in this exam in conventional type pattern and the complete papers are following as and with this you have to select any two subjects in this exam because there are 4 papers would be conducted on the basis of those 2 subjects

    Paper I - Any one Indian language - 300 marks
    Paper II - English Language - 300 marks
    Paper III - Essay - 200 marks
    Paper IV and V - General Studies - I & II - 300 marks each
    Paper VI and VII - Any one selected subject - 300 marks
    Paper VIII and IX - Any one selected subject - 300 marks

    Total marks - 2000 alloted for all 9 papers

    List of optional subjects from which you may select any two subjects

    Agriculture
    Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
    Anthropology
    Botany
    Chemistry
    Civil Engineering
    Commerce and Accountancy
    Economics
    Electrical Engineering
    Geography
    Geology
    History
    Law
    Management
    Mathematics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Medical Science
    Physics
    Philosophy
    Political Science and International Relations
    Psychology
    Public Administration
    Sociology
    Statistics
    Zoology

    Interview Process : 300 marks and only after qualifying both prelims and mains by securing minimum qualifying marks decided by the UPSC board according to the category of the candidate

    Best Books to Prepare for UPSC Civil Service Exam 2013 :

    Arihant Publication - GS and CSAT for prelims
    Upkar Publication - CSAT and GS for IAS preliminary exam
    Lucent Publication
    Bipin Chandra
    Laxmikanth
    Sachchidananda - Jha
    India Year Book
    Romila Thapar
    NCERT Books
    Charles Farrow - Geography
    Spectrum - Science and Technology
    DD Basu - Indian Constitution
    Wizard
    Frontline
    Yojna
    Civil Services Today
    Civil Services Times

    All the best

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    Re: Where to download the question papers of Civils Prelims exam? Also suggest few books for prelims

    Dear Friend

    Civil services examinations is the entrance examinations for the following services like IAS,IPS,IFS etc.It is held once every year by the UPSC.Bachelor's degree in any discipline from arecognized university is the minimum requirements.

    Age limitations:


    The examination consists of three stages which are as below:

    1.Preliminary examinations

    2.Main examinations

    3.Personal interview

    The best books for the civil services examinations is as below:




    Steps to download the previous year papers of civil services examinations:

    Visit the official website that www.upsc.gov.in.Click on the previous year questions paper link then click on the exmaination and the year for which you want question papers.Then click ctrl+s to save it.

    Hope the information helps you.

    all the best

    aashisranjan784

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    Re: Where to download the question papers of Civils Prelims exam? Also suggest few books for prelims

    Hello Sir,

    Through this site www.upsc.gov.in you can download any question papers of related UPSC exams or civil prelims exam. If you want to suggest some books for prelims you will have to choose NCERT books in this lots of topics related to civil prelims exams....So, choose only related to NCERT books for study.



    Thanks
    Jeet Masih

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