IAS is the short form of Indian Administrative Service. The selected candidates get an opportunity to work in various civil services such as IAS, IPS, IFS and so on. An officer selected in Indian Administrative Service can get an exposure in working with different positions like Collector, commissioner, chief secretary and etc. It is a common question of most of the IAS aspirants that which is the best option to get guidance. Some may think of joining IAS Coaching centres in Chennai. We hope the guidance which is discussed in this post equally helpful for the aspirants.
IAS Exam Eligibility Criteria
The educational qualification to be appearing for UPSC examination is the candidate need to complete the graduation degree from any certified university. Final year students also permitted to appear for the examination. The age limit of the candidate should be 21 to 32 years. 5 years relaxation time is available for SC/ST candidates and 3 years relaxation time is available for OBC Candidates. For general category students, the number of attempts allowed is 6. For OBC student the number of attempts is 9.
IAS exam comprises of three stages Prelims, Mains, and interview. To clear the prelims examination the candidate should clear the two papers which are General Studies I and General studies 2. The question asked in this stage is multiple choice types. The students who pass this stage will be qualified for attending the mains examination.
The rank of the candidate in UPSC examination is depending on the mark the student secured in Main and interview. The main examination has 1750 marks and the mark for an interview is 275 marks.
How to prepare for Civil Service Examination?
The student needs to have a long-term preparation strategy to clear the examination. It is highly advised for the students to prepare for a minimum of 9 to 12 months of time. The duration of the preparation depends on how focused you are.
The main objective of UPSC civil service test is to examine the analytical and mathematical skills along with the verbal skills. IAS Academy in Bangalore helps the student to clear the test in the first attempt. IAS coaching helps the student by providing guidance, teaching strategies and offering study material. They also conduct the mock test to improve the capability of the students.