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Often, in the exam, even while knowing a lot about a topic, the best points and examples may not come to mind when you need them. Only later when the exam is over do you realize that you could have used that point or you forgot to write that example etc.

The absolute best way to prepare current affairs for the IAS exam

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It goes without saying that CURRENT AFFFAIRS are hyper-important for the UPSC exam. But it is not always obvious what exactly is meant by ‘Current Affairs’. Almost everything which is happening or has happened in the recent past, and managed to appear in the media somewhere, qualifies as a current affair.

In this article I suggest that there is a way to cut through all the madness and chaos and to prepare Current Affairs optimally for the UPSC exam.

UPSC CSE Mains 2020-2021 Essay paper Solved, analyzed and super-simplified

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My approach in this article will be to show you how to write a good essay on one of the topics as well as to take you through the entire process of brainstorming, argument-formation, rough work, structuring and organization of the essay as I went through it. This will not only enrich you about the essay topic under consideration but also teach you how to use the techniques to construct a similar essay on any topic.

The best way to use NCERT books to prepare for the UPSC exam

There are a bunch of associated questions when it comes to the NCERTs one of which is- Are they enough for the exam? Well, they are not. But then how best to use them to prepare for the exam?