Score Maximum in UPSC GS Papers

Score Maximum in UPSC GS Papers

Generally UPSC asks following types of questions in the UPSC Mains General Studies Papers.

  • Evaluate/critically evaluate
  • Discuss
  • Elucidate
  • Critically Examine
  • Comment

How to Score Maximum in UPSC GS Papers ?

 1. Read the questions twice, understand the need of the question and answer accordingly.

2. Refer UPSC GS Mains Previous Years Question Only or UPSC Mains Previous Year Solved Paper( English | Hindi )to get a glimpse of the kind of questions asked in the mains exam.

3. Apply the 7-5-3 rule in answering the questions of UPSC Mains Exam. The 7-5-3- rule is as simple as the numbers given, where

  • SEVEN – Candidates’ should ensure to answer the question in 7 minutes
  • FIVE – Write at least 5 points in their answers centering the keyword.
  • THREE – Elaborate each point in at least 3 dimensions (as per the need of the question)
    • In Social, Economic, Political and Geographical perspective
    • For, against, and conclusion
    • What/Why/How


p style=”text-align: justify;”>Discuss each point and each dimension written and conclude it within 7 minutes..

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