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Understand The Study Plan For Prelims And Mains By Ghandarva Rathore (AIR 93)
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Gandharva Rathore who has scored AIR 93, begins this lesson by telling her strategy for the Prelims of UPSC CSE. She tells about the various books and sources she referred from for each subject and her entire process to go about the same. She also shares her strategy for the Mains of the examination for each Paper.

Gandharwa Rathore
Secured AIR 93 in UPSC CSE 2015. Pursued UG & PG from SRCC, New Delhi.

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Hii.. thanks for the guidance Gandharva.. needed a suggestion, that I am in CA final , have given my attempt. Should I start my preparation with my CA final or should I start my preparation for Civil services exams after my CA. And also, will my studies done I CA Course help in the preparation for civil services exams? Would be greatful to you if you shot out my query.
It would be great if you can share your short notes. Just click pics and club in pdf and upload on google drive. Thanks in advance.
Hello mam, could you plz share ur notes? Thank u
plz tell about comm and acc ountancy
Sapna Sahi
2 years ago
Hi. . U might be having commerce and accountancy as your optional ! Can you please share your strategy
Rohit Maurya
2 years ago
i have done cs final and MBA in Fin and HRM and UGC NET in commerce so i am aware of this optional. But no guidance on how to approach a5 UPSC level. So was requesting for course.
Rohit Maurya
2 years ago
u tell me ur strategy
Rohit Maurya
2 years ago
any doubt query u can mail on rohitpursuingcs@gmail .com
Thank you so much mam for this video. It is really helpful.
  1. UNDERSTAND THE STUDY PLAN FOR PRELIMS AND MAINS Presented by Gandharva Rathore (AIR 92 CSE 2015)

  2. ABOUT ME CSE Rank (2015): 93 * Total attempts: 2 Age: 24 years UG & PG from SRCC, Delhi . Course fees: CONTRIBUTE .Follow me on Unacademy at: ht tps://

  3. PRELIMS (CSAT) GENERAL STUDIES .History: Old NCERT and short notes . Culture society: Culture society: 1. Nitin Singhania notes Spectrum Culture notes Ministry of culture website 2. 3. 4. NCERTs 5. Unacademy culture videos

  4. CONTINUED . Polity: Laxmikant and Hindi newspaper Economy: 1. Sriram notes 2. Economic survey 3. Hindu newspaper notes 4. NCERT 5. Unacademy and Mrunal videos

  5. CONTINUED Science: NCERT o Environment: . 12th biology MoEF website Vajiram booklet for frameworks Unacademy videos

  6. CONTINUED Geography: NCERT and Atlas National and International affairs: Newspapers Schemes, Policy & Filter: Newspaper

  7. PRELIMS (CSAT) Aptitude Mathematics, Reasoning, Comprehension and Decision Making: Practice last two months PRELIMS Accuracy Mock tests General Studies Aptitude Attempted Corredt Attempted Correct I don't know 80 71 All

  8. MAINS: ESSAY 10-12 days of practice Yojana . Short notes Essay on "Education without values"

  9. GENERAL STUDIES (MAINS) PAPER 1 Culture: Same as prelims Indian history: Same as prelims world history: NCERT Post-independence India: NCERT Indian society: NCERT Sociology Role of women, poverty etc: Online Globalization on Indian society: NCERT 12th e Globalization on Indian socie

  10. CONTINUED Communalism, regionalism, secularism: Newspaper . World geo physical: GC Leong Resource distribution: Old NCERT Factors for industrial location: Old NCERT Earthquake tsunami etc: GC Leong Impact on flora-fauna: Online

  11. GENERAL STUDIES (MAINS) PAPER 3 Indian economy, resource mobilization: Sriram notes, Economic Survey, Mrunal, Unacademy videos, NCERT and Vajiram class notes Inclusive growth: Yojna Budgeting: Sriram notes Major crops, irrigation: As done in geography . Agro produce - storage, marketing: Online e-technology for famers: Online

  12. CONTINUED Non-state actors, nraleuriy MecGrawhll,Alok Kumar Non state actors, internal security: McGrawhill , Asok Kumar Internal security role of media, social networking site: McGrawhill , Asok Kumar Cyber security: McGrawhill, Asok Kumar Money laundering: Online Border Management: McGrawhill , Asok Kumar Organized crime, terrorism: McGrawhill, Asok Kumar Security agencies- structure mandate: McGrawhill , Asok Kumar

  13. GENERAL STUDIES 4: ETHICS, INTEGRITY, APTITUDE Ethics and interface, family, society and all the hathodaa topics Attitude, moral influence etc Civil service: integrity, impartiality, tolerance to weak etc Emotional intelligence, its use in governance Moral thinkers of India and world Ethics in, accountability, laws, rules etc. Corporate governance Probity in governance, work culture Citizen charter, ethics code, work culture etc. . Moral thinkers of India and world G Subbarao Ethic books . Challenges of corruption Case studies on above topics

  14. MAINS ANSWER-WRITING Fixed space: Sufficient Dividing answers into economic, social, political, geographical Attempted all 100 to 200 words questions Skipped no marks in GS papers Free hand diagrams .