IAS is the dream career of millions of aspirants in the country.
It is one of the prestigious services among the 24 services like IPS, IFS etc for the which the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Services Examination (CSE) for selecting the candidates.
IAS is the short form of Indian Administrative Service.
An officer selected into the Indian Administrative Service gets exposure in very diverse roles like the collector, commissioner, head of public sector units, chief secretary, cabinet secretary etc.
Not only the experience and challenges but also the scope of making positive changes in the life of millions in India makes IAS a unique career choice.
Even though the exam to be undertaken is popularly known as the IAS exam, it is officially called UPSC Civil Services Exam. The UPSC CSE consists of 3 stages – Prelims, Mains, and Interview.
Getting into Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is not easy considering the competition involved, but not impossible for a candidate with the right attitude and approach.”
UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) is the government agency responsible for selecting the right candidates for this service. Every year only around 1000 candidates are selected for all the 24 services combined.
The number of candidates who applied for UPSC Civil Service Exam each year is approximately about 10 lakh, out of which around 5 lakh candidates appear on the exam day (prelims).
UPSC Civil Services Examination is widely considered as the toughest exam in the world, considering the exam duration (extends 1 year), depth of the syllabus and the competition involved.
To clear the IAS Exam, aspirants are advised to have a long-term strategy. Though most of the serious candidates start preparation 9-12 months before the exam date, there are candidates who successfully achieve top ranks with only a few months of dedicated study. In this course we will cover the topics which will give you an understanding of below topics:
-What is UPSC, CSE and IAS
-UPSC Exam Notification, Syllabus and Resources
-UPSC IAS Preparation – Important tips, Busting Myths, Preparation while working & Bonus Tips
-Memory techniques for clearing exam
-Frequently Asked Questions about UPSC exam
-Top interview Q&A