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A guide for UPSC aspirants on how to cover current affairs for civil services




There is a wide range of goings-on in society, and it is definitely impossible to know them all. But then again, current affairs is an integral part of the civil services exam, so it is definitely okay for you to wonder how on earth you are supposed to cover a wide range of present current happenings in the society, which, to be honest, is quite a lot.

You don’t have to roam around anymore, though, because, in this article, I will vividly explain the easiest ways through which you can cover current affairs for your civil services.


Why Current Affairs is Important?

It doesn't matter what you do or what you study; there is always a need for you to be aware, to know what is going on around you. When you have a good knowledge of current affairs, you can boldly speak and write about the most recent occurrences in your country in case of exams. This is the foremost reason why the government sees it as an efficient way to test your knowledge of your environment.

Moreover, you would agree with me that anyone willing to be a civil servant should have the basic knowledge of the latest happenings in their respective country.


Sources of Current Affairs

  • Newspapers