Timeline of the IAS Exam
When you are preparing to be an IAS, you have taken a Hercules task. Starting from the selection of an appropriate IAS Coaching, getting the syllabus, preparing a schedule and work according to the schedule, take the mock test, finally sitting for the IAS exam, wait for the results, then the interview, the entire process takes almost a year.
The thing is you have to work hard, be patient and continue you training at your IAS Coaching Institute to be selected for the final round.
In this post we will tell you the tentative timeline of the entire exam, so that you can make plan for the entire year accordingly and also give yourself a breathing space in the schedule and not overburden with the hard work. Glance on:
|IAS PRELIMS EXAMINATION||June/ August|
|IAS MAINS EXAMINATION||Probably in December|
|PERSONALITY TEST||March/ April/ May of the following year|
|FINAL RESULT||June/ July of the following year|
Now, you see that this is almost more than a year process to clear the exam and the selection process. With such lengthy steps of the exam, it is natural that you will lose your patience and calmness. But to score well and reach your target, it is essential that you maintain your calmness and proceed with your studies and preparation at your IAS Coaching institute.
IAS EXAM PRELIMS PATTERN
|SL. NO.||NAME OF THE PAPER||DURATION OF THE EXAM||QUESTIONS||MARKS|
|1||Paper – I : General Studies||2 Hours||100||200|
|2||Paper – II : General Studies (CSAT)||2 Hours||80||200|
IAS EXAM MAINS PATTERN
|SL. NO.||PAPER||NAME OF PAPER||DURATION||MARKS|
|1||Paper – A||Compulsory Indian Language||3 Hours||300|
|2||Paper – B(CSAT)||English||3 Hours||300|
|3||Paper – I||Essay||3 Hours||250|
|4||Paper – II||General Studies I||3 Hours||250|
|5||Paper – III||General Studies II||3 Hours||250|
|6.||Paper – IV||General Studies III||3 Hours||250|
|7||Paper – V||General Studies IV||3 Hours||250|
|8||Paper – VI||Optional Paper I||3 Hours||250|
|9||Paper – VII||Optional Paper II||3 Hours||250|
Personality Test or Interview – 275 Marks
This was all the information from our end for now to help you to make the schedule and start your IAS Exam preparation with your IAS Coaching assistance. Good luck!