The IAS preliminary exam requires extensive study of History, Polity, Geography, Sciences and history Culture of India, International Relation, Social issues along with CURRENT AFFAIRS Maths, English, Reasoning and Decision Making skills. To cover up these topics separate classes are held for general knowledge & CSAT part of the exam. The mains exam requires to cover up the modules from analytical perspective. At tcs academy, we cover up the depth and width of the syllabus in a methodical manner. Classroom teaching is backed with notes, handouts, books and study material to provide students with ample preparatory material. Regular tests are given to assure revision and retention. The relevant Newspapers, magazines and documents are covered in the classroom to enhance the knowledge base of students and develop their thinking process and analytical skills. The classrooms are multimedia enabled and students get to see relevant discussion, documentaries and videos. This is our endeavour to facilitate learning of complicated concepts. Generally a preparation of around 9-12 months is sufficient to cover the entire syllabus and practice test papers. Students, however, are recommended to start light preparation of the exam in first year of graduation. A regular and comprehensive study plan is must for preparation. Students are advised to dedicatedly study for 2-3 hours on daily basis to prepare properly for this exam.
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The exam is conducted in three stages Prelim, Mains & Interview. The candidate is said to be qualified if he clears all these stages. Eligibility criteria for exam is graduation and its equivalent course and the aspirant should have cleared matriculation Punjabi or equivalent exam. The age limit is 21-32 years for general category with correspondent relaxation provided to various reserve category candidates. Prelims is objective type exam with no negative marking and two papers i.e. G.S. and CSAT are conducted. Both papers are of 200 marks each. G.S. papers besides conventional topics covers lot of current affairs and knowledge about IR whereas CSAT covers reading comprehension (both English and Hindi ) qualitative aptitude, reasoning ability and data interpretation. The mains exam consists of only general studies compulsory papers, compulsory English and other Languages paper with one Optional subject .