How to prepare for UPSC General Studies

By Aditi Tulsyan

24 July, 2023

Preparing for UPSC General Studies demands a comprehensive approach, building knowledge, critical thinking, and a deep understanding of diverse subjects.


Here are a few tips to prepare for the UPSC General Studies

Know The Syllabus

Familiarize yourself with the detailed syllabus of UPSC General Studies (Prelims and Mains) to understand what topics to cover.

Stay updated with current events by reading newspapers, watching news channels, and following reliable online sources.

Current Affairs

Read NCERT books (especially for History, Geography, Economics, and Science) to build a strong foundation.


Previous Year Papers

Solve previous year question papers to understand the exam pattern and question types.

Remember that the UPSC GS paper tests your knowledge, ability to analyze, interpret, and apply information. A holistic and integrated approach to studying will help you excel in the exam.