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7th August 2014, 04:05 PM
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Re: Can I write IAS prelims while doing 3rd year in ECE

No, you can not write IAS prelims while doing 3rd year in ECE, the basic requirements is that the applicant should have completed graduation with good academic record. Civil Services Examination is conducted by UPSC every year for the recruitment of candidates for the post of Indian Administrative Service. Here I am giving you the details of this examination:

A candidate must be a citizen of:
A citizen of India, or
A subject of Bhutan, or
A subject of Nepal, or
A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Required qualification:
The applicant should have completed Degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India

Some good books:

1. NCERT Books
Indian History – Class XI & XII
Indian Geography – Class VI to XII
Science – Class IX & X

2. Indian Polity [constitution]
Indian polity - by Laxmikanth (TMH publications)
Introduction to constitution of India – D.D. Basu
Indian Constitution – P.N. Bakshi /

3. Indian Economy
Pratiyogita Darpan (Latest Edition) and Economic survey [2009-10]

4. GK Books
Manorama Year Book – 2010
India Year Book – 2010 (Publication Division)

5. Magazines
Frontline (For Mains & Interview)
Competition wizard/Civil Services Chronicle / Civil Service Times (Any 1)
Yojana [Published by Publication Division]

6. Newspapers / Daily
Any Standard English Daily and a Tamil Daily

7. Prelims Guide
Any Standard Guide available in the market like Tata McGrawHill, Spectrum

8. Other Sources
Regular watching of TV News (NDTV, BBC, CNN, and DD) and reading general magazines like India Today, Outlook and Sunday Indian etc.

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