UPSC has already announced dates for IAS Exams to be conducted in 2019. So far no change of any kind has been reported in exam pattern, syllabus or age. Current age limit for unreserved category student is 32 years and the maximum number of attempts is 6.
Following are IAS Exam Dates for 2019
- Filling of forms for the 2019 Preliminary Exam will open from 19 February 2019 to 18 March 2019.
- Preliminary Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 2 June 2019 (Sunday).
- IAS Mains Exam will start from 20 September 2019 (for five days).
This is now high time to start serious preparation in case you are aspiring to become an IAS officer this through 2019 exam as only Eight months are left for Preliminary exams (October to May).
Don't postpone your preparation for next year because there will never be a perfect time to start preparing. IAS exam dates are eight months ahead and trust me eight months are not too less time to prepare for Preliminary exams.
Don't try to acquire all the knowledge of the universe while preparing, build a smart study strategy. Use your time smartly and read from authentic sources.
Don't do all day long in-depth research on one particular topic, stick to the schedule as planned.
Self-evaluation is something you must not ignore. Focus on areas of your weakness.
Revision is key to success - follow 20-80 Rule: Read new things for 20 percent of the available time and revise for rest of 80 percent available time.
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