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Want to Crack the UPSC Exams? Here Are 10 Websites and Apps You Might Find Incredibly Useful!

This list contains all the popular online resources which you can use when you are preparing for your UPSC exams.

Want to Crack the UPSC Exams? Here Are 10 Websites and Apps You Might Find Incredibly Useful!

Candidates preparing for UPSC exams always worry about how best to study. There are newspapers to read, question papers to solve, and huge books to study from. We’ve listed some online resources you can use when preparing for your UPSC exams.

1. Online Tyari

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Online Tyari is a leading web and mobile app platform which helps in preparing for different competitive exams. It partners with coaching institutes, independent tutors and publishers to provide the latest study materials to aspirants. For more details, visit the website.

2. ClearIAS

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ClearIAS is rated among the top websites for IAS preparation. It provides free online study materials, guidance, toppers’ interviews, online mock exams, etc. Clear IAS is also an Android app now. For more details, visit the website.

3. Civilsdaily

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Civilsdaily has been rated as the number one GK and current affairs app for IAS and UPSC preparation. It provides news in a simplified manner for aspirants. It also publishes daily flashcards and compiles them under different topics on the website. For more details, visit the website.

4. Unacademy


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Unacademy is India’s largest free education initiative. It makes high quality educational videos that are free for everyone. Unacademy’s vision is to have the best explanation of every educational topic in all languages. The Unacademy app is also available on Google Playstore. For more details, visit the website.



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This website is for every newbie who wants to give the exams a shot. Mrunal Patel is well-known for breaking down complex ideas and explaining things to public service aspirants in the simplest manner. Mrunal wasn’t able to clear the UPSC exams but he channeled his energy into teaching other aspirants. He also gives video lectures on Youtube. For more details, visit the website.

6. Pratyogita Darpan


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Pratiyogita Darpan is one of India’s leading magazines for UPSC aspirants. It is available in both English and Hindi and is widely read. It covers current affairs and interviews of prominent personalities. It now has a free app on Google Playstore, where the entire magazine is available to the user. For more details, visit the website.

7. Byju’s


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Byju’s is an education company that teaches not only IAS aspirants but also those who want to crack other competitive exams. Byju’s started training UPSC aspirants in 2011. It uses fun and unique teaching methods and is a popular online classroom used by IAS aspirants. It has a paid app. For more details, visit the website.


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This website is one of the widely used portals by civil service aspirants. The community comprises more than 5.5 lakh members. It promises to provide the latest information to aspirants and has a large base of users from rural areas. It also has an app. For more details, visit the website.



Photo source: is an online portal for UPSC exam preparation. It has various courses online for civil service aspirants. It also has a distance learning programme. IAS100 is also available as an app on Google Playstore. For more details, visit the website.

10. Mapboard Lite

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Mapboard Lite is a smart study tool for Geography students, civil services aspirants and learning enthusiasts.
With eight ready-to-edit blank maps, it lets you practice map drawing and allows you to make notes on the go. It also works on offline mode. For more details, visit Playstore.

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