How To Prepare For UPSC Mains 2023?

By Ishika Satwika Singh

19th June, 2023

The Civil Services Examination is a national competitive examination in India conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to higher Civil Services of the Government of India


“Here are some tips to keep in mind while preparing for UPSC Mains”

The mains stage of UPSC IAS 2023 preparation requires you to delve deep into a topic within the defined syllabus of Mains. You may find yourself reading B.A. and M.A. level books, practically becoming a graduate in your optional subject.

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Pick An Easy Optional Sub.

The most crucial and deciding factor in the Mains exam is the choice of an Optional Subject. The Optional Subject for UPSC should always be chosen on one’s level of comfort

The Mains Preparation is never complete with the Current Affairs. One must religiously and consistently follow the daily Current Affairs

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Practice Writing Answers

Answer writing practice is crucial for the Mains Exam. Writing practice is the secret to success. The Mains need one ability to recall, analyze and express, including one’s own critical thinking aspect.

After the Prelims, a candidate hardly has three to four months for the preparation of the Mains Exam, so it is always suggested to prepare well in advance.