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UPSC Sociology: NCERT topicwise notes for those extra marks

There is a common confusion among many UPSC Sociology aspirants.

“I am preparing for UPSC Sociology. I went through the NCERTs, however, I did not find it very useful.” 

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[For beginners] How to start UPSC Sociology preparation?

Academics apart, Sociology, and specifically UPSC syllabus of Sociology, will help you improve as an individual.

It has made me more democratic as an individual. Continue reading “[For beginners] How to start UPSC Sociology preparation?”

Do you need to modify your strategy for UPSC Prelims, 2019?

‘Polygamy’ is dangerous

Freshers have equally good chances of clearing – stay away from rumors

Do not generalize trend from 2015 and 2016 Papers – they were exceptions! Continue reading “Do you need to modify your strategy for UPSC Prelims, 2019?”

UPSC topper Anudeep Durishetty | GS copies | What we can learn!

This article covers:

  1. Analysis of Ethics (section A) questions of UPSC topper Anudeep Durishetty
  2. Analysis of Case studies (Ethics) of UPSC topper Anudeep Durishetty

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Mohapatra Sir’s class for UPSC Sociology: First hand experience by Richa Tejasvi

I have been a student of Mohapatra Sir’s class for UPSC Sociology. Before joining the classroom program I, being new to Sociology, had several doubts about which coaching to join. Continue reading “Mohapatra Sir’s class for UPSC Sociology: First hand experience by Richa Tejasvi”

Ring binder files and UPSC Sociology preparation [Freshers]

Syllabus of UPSC Sociology may be short compared to its counterparts, however, this subject is among the most dynamic optional subjects. You need to keep updating your notes based on current events. That’s where the need for Ring binder files arises. Continue reading “Ring binder files and UPSC Sociology preparation [Freshers]”

UPSC topper Anudeep Durishetty | Essay copy – 1 | What we can learn!

Click here to download ESSAY COPY of UPSC topper ANUDEEP DURISHETTY

ANUDEEP DURISHETTY has secured first rank in UPSC Civil Services Examinations – 2017. This post dives deep into one of his ESSAY COPIES. Video link covering detailed analysis of the essay is given below. Continue reading “UPSC topper Anudeep Durishetty | Essay copy – 1 | What we can learn!”

Topic wise government schemes for Paper 2 | UPSC Sociology

For that extra mark in every answer

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Useful stuffs for your study room | UPSC Preparation

Exam preparation involves spending long hours in a room, all alone. This exercise has to continue for months, may be years. And, you are expected to be mentally, physically and emotionally fit throughout the  journey. That’s possible when your study room is clean, comfortable and is reverberating with positive energy.  Continue reading “Useful stuffs for your study room | UPSC Preparation”

UPSC Sociology: High impact articles by Sociologists

This post is a compilation of articles by Sociologists themselves. The articles are directly related to topics mentioned in UPSC syllabus. Smart reading of these first hand articles would help in opinion formation and analysis of questions asked in UPSC Mains, which is the trend now.

How to read these articles for maximum impact in UPSC Sociology-

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UPSC Interview: Sociology questions

This section would be updated on a regular basis!

How to use this document?

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Had limited success in UPSC Mains? This is for you…

Your heart was thudding against your rib cage as you were typing your roll number in THE PDF. And then…

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UPSC Sociology: NIOS topic wise notes

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When is the best time to prepare Sociology for UPSC?

Whether you are a fresher or not, the right time is NOW

i.e. just after UPSC Mains.

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5 books worth reading while you await UPSC Mains result

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This news article touches all 4 GS papers | UPSC Mains

Couple sell new born baby girl to settle hospital bill

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Is UPSC preparation and love affair compatible?

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Discussion of previous year questions – 2 | UPSC Sociology

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The latent advantage of failing in UPSC prelims!

[Please do not read it if you have cleared UPSC Prelims.] Continue reading “The latent advantage of failing in UPSC prelims!”

UPSC Sociology – Paper 1 IGNOU topic wise notes

 IAS Rank 1 Anudeep Durishetty Ethics copy – what we can learn!

How to use these PDFs?

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[Compilation] Must read articles with Sociological perspective | UPSC Sociology

This article would be updated regularly.

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Answer sheet of toppers | UPSC Sociology

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Blogs of UPSC Sociology toppers

Why one should read toppers’ blog?

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UPSC Sociology : Combine Paper 1 & Paper 2 topics |Smart strategy

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UPSC topper Nandini K R | Essay copy| What we can learn

Click  here to download the full essay copy of UPSC topper Nandini K R

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Write short note with Sociological perspective. Approach and Example | UPSC Sociology

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[Quiz] Check your grasp over UPSC Sociology syllabus

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[Books] UPSC Sociology & GS : Previous years’ questions

If you are not going through previous year questions of Sociology, you may be working hard, however, not smartly. Continue reading “[Books] UPSC Sociology & GS : Previous years’ questions”

Useful videos for UPSC aspirants | Musmuna

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Important books for UPSC Sociology | By Ashish Kumar, 304 marks in Sociology

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Sociology strategy before Prelims result| UPSC Sociology

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She had a breakup before UPSC Prelims. This is what she has to say.

I am a 24 yrs old female…B.A.(economics honours)…

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How to select an optional in UPSC

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Useful PDFs for less common topics | UPSC Sociology

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Real world examples of Sociological theories |Current Affairs | UPSC Sociology

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Caste System – functional aspects by Prof. R Vaidyanathan (IIM Bangalore)

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UPSC Sociology Paper 2 IGNOU topic wise notes

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Discussions about coaching institutes |UPSC Sociology

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UPSC Sociology – ForumIAS discussions

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Discussion of previous year questions – 1| UPSC Sociology

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[Videos of] Topic wise UPSC Syllabus + Orientation lectures

This article covers:

    1. Topic wise videos of UPSC Sociology by UGC

    2. Orientation lectures by different coaching institutes

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