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How to go for IAS after 12 th commerce ?? pls guide me

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 2nd Jul, 2020

First of all you need to complete your graduation in any disciple from a recognized university in order to appear for UPSC, there's no such restriction as in only coming from particular stream people qualify, the preparation and strategy more or less remains the same for every aspirant, the one advantage humanities students have is they are already well acquainted with the subjects like history, geography, economics etc as they have been with these from +2 level till graduation or further, if applicable.

For starters, get acquainted with UPSC syllabus, this is the most important step in order to have a solid foundation in your preparation process, the reason being this will allow you to know what to read and skip. Next, important thing is newspaper reading, the best choice is The Hindu or The Indian Express, start with small steps. When it comes to starting preparation for UPSC, go with NCERT books first and then move to other standard book, it's important to build the base here. These are the few things you can start with in your graduation period, also you must start practicing answering writing in advance even if it means one answer per day, writing UPSC Mains is a huge task,considering nine papers it has, you can visit online sites for toppers answer sheets to get an idea about how to write and present your answer in beautiful way to fetch more marks.

If you want to know anything else, you can write it down in the comment box below.

how to make an IAS officer and which book study . beacuse now i am part 2 student . So now in which book study to make a IAS officer ?

Aditya Kumar Student Expert 2nd Jul, 2020


HOW to be an IAS officer

If you want to become an IAS officer then first of all you need to be a graduate in any subject and then you need to appear in one of the toughest examination called UPSC, and it has 3 stages which are listed below :-

*The first stage of the exam is Preliminary examination (objective )

*The second stage, Mains (written).

*If you manage to clear both prelims and mains then you are to go through third stage i.e interview/personality test .

And if you managed to clear all the three rounds mentioned above, then congratulations you may become an ias officer


Top books which you can follow for UPSC examination preparation are listed below subject wise:-


NCERT XI (Ancient & Medieval)
NCERT XII (Modern Indian History)
Facets of Indian Culture Spectrum
From Plassey to Partition - A History of Modern India

Indian Art & Culture

Indian Art & Culture - Nitin Singhania


Indian Polity M Laxmikanth


NCERT VI X (Old Syllabus)
NCERT XI, XII (New Syllabus)
Certificate Physical Geography G C Leong
World Atlas


The Indian Economy Sanjiv Verma
Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
Economic Development & Policies in India Jain & Ohri


Class XII Biology (last 5 chapters)
Environment by Shankar IAS Academy
Environment & Ecology: Biodiversity, ?Climate Change and Disaster Management - General Studies for Civil Services (Main) Examination - Paper II and IV - Majid Hussain

International Relations

NCERT XII (Contemporary World Politics)
Current Affairs ( read newspaper as well)

To get the complete list of books go through

Thank you


my date of birth is 26/08/1996 M i eligible for CDS 2 2020 for OTA ?

Aditya Kumar Student Expert 2nd Jul, 2020


Eligibility criteria for OTA is:-

* you need a degree from recognised University

*You should be  19 to 25 years old

Now with your date of birth in 1996 , you are only 24 years old and thus you are in the age group -19 to 25 old and thus you fulfil the OTA eligibility criteria and thus you are eligible for it with your date of birth

For detailed information visit our page the link for the same is given below"-

Thank you


what books should I read for SBI PO?

S. Saha Student Expert 2nd Jul, 2020
In SBI PO, questions usually come from topics like Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning and computer aptitude, General Knowledge and Current affairs, English language, Banking awareness etc. The best books for preparation for SBI PO are Quantitative ATP tide by RS Aggarwal, A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal, Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis, High School Grammar by Wren and Martin, Banking Awareness by Arihant Publication, Lucent General Knowledge or Static GK by Arihant.

How much mark should I earn in maths and GAT in the nda exam to get passed for the exam? Please tell me the details..

Sk Student Expert 2nd Jul, 2020


As per your question according to the data Merit list is primarily based on each your written in addition

to interview marks . And one more element for written exam , candidates want to qualify for each

papaer I imply maths paper and GAT paper and qualifying marks is round 30 to 35% .

The reduce off is 25% in each subject means seventy five marks in maths and a hundred and fifty marks

in GAT paper but to get certified for SSB you need to score atleast 320. Then in SSB you need to rating

around 390+ to get admission in NDA.

NDA Cut Off 2019


NDA Written exam (out of 900)

NDA Final Cut off (Out off 1800)

NDA (I) 2019

342 (With as a minimum 25% marks in every subject)


NDA Cut off 2019 for Written Exam


Marks Secured

NDA Maximum Marks

NDA 2019 Cut off of GAT subject



NDA Cut off of Mathematics subject



Total written reduce off of NDA 2019




hello sir i was unable to achieve 60 % marks in mathematics. can i sit in NDA examination?

S. Saha Student Expert 1st Jul, 2020
There is no minimum percentage barrier to be eligible for NDA. You just need to qualify your 10+2 from a recognized board and 12th with Mathematics and Physics from recognized board. Your maths percentage is no more required. You just need to qualify all your subjects.

Hello sir I have applied for ssc chsl 2020....while filling up the form i entered for ews category but up to the crucial thet i did not have ews certoificate Now i have ews certificate..Now sir if i pass the exam during document verification will there be any problem..I will be selected or not sir

Sharon K Rose Student Expert 1st Jul, 2020


If you want to claim EWS reservation you need to provide EWS certificate. You will not face any problem as long as it is a valid certificate and in right order you will not face any problem. You must also fulfill the EWS requirements. You can carry it at the time of document verification


how to crack NDA in one year I lost my 11 th class?

Shivang Dubey 1st Jul, 2020


National Defense Academy conducts it's exam twice a year; NDA (I) and NDA (II). The 3 parts of the exam are:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • General Awareness

Therefore, you must revise and practise 11th Mathematics and keep doing good in 12th Mathematics as well, as Mathematics holds 300 marks and the candidates need to score qualifying marks in it to proceed further as well.

For English, you can go through any of the standard books like Wren Martin or Word Power made Easy by Lewis.

General Awareness has the highest weightage, so read newspaper daily and keep a record of all changes and highlights of the year. You can also refer books like Pathfinder for NDA.

For further doubts, visit the link; Prepare for NDA

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