UPSC Civil Services Exam is the toughest exam in the country. You need a good strategy and need to be a smart aspirant to pass the UPSC exam. UPSC Civil Services exam consists of 3 stages: 1. Preliminary exam (objective- facts) 2. Main exam (written- analysis, opinion, interlinkages, etc.) 3. Interview (verbal- personality test).
Current affairs are a very prominent component in the Civil services examination as a lot of questions are asked from this section at every stage of the exam. Current Affairs is a dynamic and undefined part that puts everyone into confusion about how to deal with it. You need to have a strategy to prepare for the current affairs section. But before that, you need to go through and analyze the Previous year question papers to get a basic understanding of the type of questions that are generally being asked from the current affairs section. Current Affairs are all the events of national and international importance, so you need consistency of effort to gain success.
1. Newspapers– The Hindu, The Indian Express, etc.
2. Monthly Current Affairs Magazine– Pratiyogita Darpan, Civil Services Times, Yojana, Niti Aayog reports, Economic and Political Weekly (for some topics only), World Focus year-end issue only, etc.
3. Internet- There are a lot of available resources on the internet which you may follow.
4. All India Radio
You should focus on issues and not news: You should always look for something more than the news and headlines because in UPSC, they generally ask questions on the issues that are in the news. This is a very important point to the question on how to prepare for current affairs. So you must understand the issues of the news and make notes on them. News is the incident but issues are the ideas. You may follow the following points
1. Reason- Why is it in news?
2. Background Knowledge- Reports, Facts and Data.
3. Current Status- Is any action taken so far regarding it?
4. Both sides- Pros and Cons
5. Opinion/ Suggestion- What we must do about it?
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