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UPPCS 2023 – Online Preparation Strategy

How to crack pcs in first attempt?

If you are interested in clearing PCS 2023 and looking for best UPPSC preparation strategy then go through this article immediately.

UPPSC / UPPCS Online Preparation Strategy:

Go each component slowly and steadily. Request you to invest next 5-10 minutes in this article without any distraction.

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UPPCS Preparation Strategy – Step by Step

Syllabus of UPPSC / UPPCS Prelims and Mains is vast like the ocean if you are planning to read it head to toe then you are doom to fail. You will never be able to finish the syllabus in time.
 
So what a smart approach would be?
 
Answer is, analyze previous papers and focus on areas that have been asked in previous years. then club it with standard books and fundamental concepts of each portion of the syllabus. If you cover only this much, success is guaranteed.
Didn’t you know this already, Answer is YES in 99% cases.
Then why aren’t you able to crack it?
Reasons are:

How can Target PCS help in your UPPCS Preparation?

  1. Right Guidance
    • Already Selected PCS officers will help you through out the enrolled course. You can discuss all your queries with them over call. Each batch will have dedicated mentor to help with all sort of issues related to preparation strategy.
      • We will start with understanding your current knowledge base & educational mindset. Accordingly preparation strategy will be devised
      • Decoding Syllabus next.
      • Discussion over paper pattern and previous trends.
      • Then move to section “How to start your preparation” ?
      • Which sources to refer? Fundamental Vs Advance Level ?
      • How many hours to devote daily ?
      • How to cover static course, revision and reproduction during exam ?
      • Current Affairs Coverage: How, when and from which source?
      • Notes Making: On Book or Separate copy/online?
      • Optional Subject selection related discussion
      • Answer writing related guidance
      • Essay preparation guidance
      • Hindi subject preparation guidance
      • Uttar Pradesh related syllabus coverage
    • All of these could be discussed over email/call. Queries shared are resolved by selected officers, who have the competence and wisdom to help you out in such confusing scenarios.
  2. Right Study Material
    • We provide complete booklist of standard and quality books/sources to cover your syllabus exhaustively, depending on your current knowledge base
    • We don’t believe in printing standard books in our institute’s name and charge triple amount for the same content. All books are nowadays available online at a very cheap rate. All you need the right direction.
    • Assigned PCS officer will help you to understand the syllabus and recommend books/sources as per your current understanding
  3. Disciplined Approach
    • We provide and follow a schedule; you get papers accordingly on time. Set your targets and stick to the schedule. This keeps your preparation on rightly paced track.
    • Also it provides complete flexibility in terms of attempting papers.
  4. Right Practice Platform
    • Both Subject-wise and Full-Length Papers are provided with the solution to help you in practicing your content.
    • Sectional test papers of both prelims and mains test series are designed to highlight those important areas of the syllabus, which have been frequently asked. Hence these sectional papers are designed to help you in content preparation first.
    • And once you are done with it, then you start with full-length test papers which along with serving the aforementioned purpose also helps you in improving other aspects of preparation like time management, reducing silly errors, figuring out optimum attempt level, etc.
    • Thus both Sectional and Full-length Test papers are serving different needs of the preparation and are equally important.

Sweating in practice ground saves blood during war. Similarly, poor scores and frequent errors and rectifying all of them during mock papers help you achieve fantastic marks during the exam. So shed your fear away and hit the practice ground, right away.

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Uttar Pradesh Content Booklet – PCS Mains 2022

Dear Aspirant,

Uttar Pradesh Mains syllabus related booklet has been shared covering syllabus of GS 1, 2 & 3.

Table of content has been shared below:

Contents
General Studies –……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 7
Historical Perspective……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 7
Prehistory ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 7
Ancient History ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 8
Vedic Era ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8
Mahajanapada Era ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 9
The Post Aryan Age & Maurya Period…………………………………………………………………………….. 9
Jainism ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 9
The Age of Buddha ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10
The Middle Age of Synthesis ………………………………………………………………………………………. 10
The Gupta Age ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10
Later Guptas ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 11
Delhi Sultanate ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 12
Modern History and British Rule:………………………………………………………………………………….. 14
Major activities of “Revolutionary Movement” during the freedom struggle in Uttar Pradesh ……… 15
U.P. in Post-Independence Years: ………………………………………………………………………………… 16
Architecture, Art and Craft …………………………………………………………………………………………. 17
Awadh Architecture ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 19
Shirqi Architecture (Jaunpur Sultanate) ………………………………………………………………………… 20
Literature & Regional Languages …………………………………………………………………………………. 21
Classical Singing /Playing ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
Classical dance ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
Folk dance …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
Charkula Dance: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 26
Folk Drama: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 26
Nautanki: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 26
Raslila: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 26
Folk Song: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………27
Important Fairs & Festivals ………………………………………………………………………………………… 28
Folk Languages ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 28
Tribes ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 29
Festivals ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 31
Painting & Rock Painting …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 32
Crafts ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 33
Metal Ware ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 33
Pottery ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 33
Terracotta …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 33
Jewellery …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 33
Perfumery …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 34
Social Customs in Uttar Pradesh ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 34
Tourism in Uttar Pradesh ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 35
Agra ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 35
Mathura ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 35
Vrindavan ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 35
Varanasi…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 35
Sarnath ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 36
Ayodhya ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 36
Kapilvastu ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 36
Allahabad ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 36
Chitrakoot …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 36
Lucknow ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 37
Kushinagar …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 37

Almora…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 37

The Corbett National Park …………………………………………………………………………………………. 37
Tourist Circuit ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 37

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………… 38
Wild life/ Ecotourism Sites in Uttar Pradesh ………………………………………………………………….. 38
Hidden Treasures of Uttar pradesh …………………………………………………………………………….. 39
Geography ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 40
Human and Natural Resources ………………………………………………………………………………….. 40
Location and Landform (Physiography) ……………………………………………………………………….. 41
Siwalik Hills and Terai Region ……………………………………………………………………………………..41
Gangetic Plains: …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 41
Vindhya Range And Plateau Region: ………………………………………………………………………….. 42
Climate ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 43
Rainfall ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 44
River System ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 44
Lakes in Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 48
Dams and Reservoirs in Uttar Pradesh ………………………………………………………………………… 49
Soils ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 50
Forests and Wildlife (Flora and Fauna) ………………………………………………………………………… 52
Indian Forest Status Report of Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………….. 52
Flora of Uttar Pradesh …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 54
Important schemes related to forests …………………………………………………………………………. 55
District Sector Scheme ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 56
Fauna of Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 57
Ramsar Sites in Uttar Pradesh …………………………………………………………………………………… 62
Minerals found in Uttar Pradesh …………………………………………………………………………………. 64
Sources of Irrigation (Water Resources) ………………………………………………………………………. 65
Dams and Reservoirs in Uttar Pradesh …………………………………………………………………………. 66
Milestones of Irrigation Department, U.P. ……………………………………………………………………… 67
Population Explosion in Uttar Pradesh ………………………………………………………………………….. 70
Regional Disparity in Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………………………… 71
General Studies –II …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 74
Polity …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 74
Governor ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 74
Council of Ministers …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 74
Vidhan Sabha ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 75
Vidhan Parishad ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 75
House Committees ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 76
The Secretariat ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 76
Judiciary ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 76
Lok Ayukt ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 77
Divisional Administration ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 78
District administration ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 78
Tehsil …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 79
BLOCK …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 79
PANCHAYATS ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 79
MUNICIPAL AND CIVIC SYSTEM ………………………………………………………………………………… 79
Democratice Decentralisation ……………………………………………………………………………………. 79
Urban Local Bodi…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 80
Panchayati Raj Of Uttar Pradesh Introduction…………………………………………………………………. 81
e-Governance Initiatives Taken by the Uttar Pradesh Government ……………………………………… 84
Importance of Boundary of Nepal adjoining Uttar Pradesh in India-Nepal Relations ……………….. 86
Border Dispute Between India and Nepal …………………………………………………………………….. 86
Challenges of Internal Security in Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………. 89
Non-Conventional and Non Military Threats in Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………. 90
Disaster Management in Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………………….. 91
General Studies –III ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 92
Overview of UP Economy………………………………………………………………………………………….. 92
ISSUES AND CHALLENGES ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 92
POVERTY………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 92
Challenges: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 92
Severity of Situation: ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 93
Reasons for such a high mortality Rate: ……………………………………………………………………….. 93
Unemployment in U.P.: …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 93
Reasons: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 93
Factors: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 94
Basic Characteristics and Constraints …………………………………………………………………………… 94
Overall State’s Economy …………………………………………………………………………………………… 97
Uttar Pradesh Budget (2022-23) Summary…………………………………………………………………….. 97
Capital which includes ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 98
Agriculture in Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………………………………… 100
Issues and Solutions in Horticulture …………………………………………………………………………… 104
Animal Husbandry …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 105
Industry ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 108
List of Major Industrial Centers/Districts of Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………….. 110
Major factors driving industrial Growth in U.P.: …………………………………………………………….. 111
Infrastructure and Physical Resources ……………………………………………………………………….. 111
Some of the major initiatives taken by the government to promote Uttar Pradesh as an investment destination are: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 113
Minerals and Heavy Industries……………………………………………………………………………………………. 115
Power Generation …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 116
Human Resources and Skill Development ……………………………………………………………………………. 118
Research institutes ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 120
Institutes of National Importance ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 121
Universities …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 122
Private Universities …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 126
Educational Regulatory Authorities …………………………………………………………………………………….. 126
Government Programs and Welfare Schemes………………………………………………………………………….. 127
UP Free Education Scheme 2022 ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 127
Workers’ Children Scheme…………………………………………………………………………………………………. 128
The Scholarship Scheme ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 128
School Development Scheme …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 128
Suryamitra Yojana – Employment Via UPNEDA …………………………………………………………………….. 131
Law and Order and Civil Defence with special reference to U.P. ………………………………………………… 140
Current situation of law and order in Uttar Pradesh ……………………………………………………………… 141
Civil defense …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 142
Role of Civil Defence volunteers during Covid 19: ………………………………………………………………………… 142