UPSC Current Affairs 2021 Analysis
(for UPSC IAS Civil Services Examination)
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Out of 100 questions in Preliminary Examinations conducted by UPSC;
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58 Questions in 2019 (click here)
are from the Current Affairs and Class Notes of A A Shah’s IAS Institute.
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The Daily Current Affairs News Analysis section for UPSC Current Affairs Preparation is an initiative by A A Shah’s IAS Institute to prepare IAS aspirants in making easy and effective current affairs notes available online FREE for all.
Current Affairs for UPSC is an integral part of study for IAS UPSC- Civil Services Examinations, not only for Prelims but for Mains as well. UPSC syllabus for General Studies Paper I of Preliminary (Prelims) Examination starts with Current Events of national and international importance.
The important keyword here is “National and international importance”. Thus candidates are required to understand which news is important and relevant for UPSC CSE’s point of view.
It may further be noted that UPSC doesn’t ask any factual questions, as such candidates are not required to learn or remember factual data.
The issues or news covered is categorized into four general studies papers (GS Paper I, GS Paper II, GS Paper III, and GS Paper IV) as per the UPSC Mains syllabus.
Our Daily Current Affairs Analysis is prepared by Mrs. Bilquees Khatri based on The Hindu newspaper and articles and covers everyday significant events or issues in the news that is important from the UPSC Exam perspective.
IMPORTANCE OF CURRENT AFFAIRS IN UPSC IAS EXAM
For UPSC’s current affairs, the most important thing is to segregate the topics in news as per the IAS Syllabus for Prelims and Mains. For UPSC’s current affairs related to IAS Prelims, it is still somewhat easier as there is just one GS paper. However, arranging UPSC current affairs notes for IAS Mains is rather challenging because of the comprehensive syllabus and descriptive-essay-type questions.
For this reason, we have segregated the daily news topic-wise according to GS main’s subject papers.
In this section find links to
- Daily News Headlines from The Hindu newspaper (Videos)
- Daily News Analysis with proper heading and topics in downloadable PDF format
- Daily ‘The Hindu’ editorials in downloadable PDF format
- Daily Question Bank – Subjective questions with suggested links and answers.
- Monthly compilation of Topic-wise News in downloadable PDF format. This is monthly Current Affairs Notes available free online, which can be downloaded and saved. It is UPSC study material free for all.
IMPORTANT CURRENT AFFAIRS TOPICS FOR UPSC IAS
Among others, news related to the following topics are important and relevant:
- Economic issues
- Social issues
- International / Bilateral / Multilateral Relations
- Legislature / Bill / Act
- center-state Relations
- Interstate Relations
- Government schemes
- Science & Technology
- Internal security
- Art & culture
UPSC Prelims 2019 Keywords. Culture & History
IAS Current Affairs Important Headlines by Mrs. Bilquees Khatri
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