Yojana magazine is one of the most popular sources for UPSC preparation. On this page you will find original issues of the Yojana magazine of the last 18 months for free download in PDF format. Yojana is one of the most authentic sources of data, information and views for UPSC exam preparation. It is recommended that a serious UPSC candidate should read Yojana magazine of the last 18 months from his or her date of examination.
1.Yojana magazine contains very high quality analysis of various social and economic issues confronting the country. Yojana is one of the most preferred and most popular resources for current affairs preparation for UPSC civil services examination.
2.Yojana magazine contains only verified and credible information. All articles published in Yojana are screened and edited by a high placed editorial board.
3.Yojana provides the official perspective on various schemes. Since the aspirant is seeking entry into government services, it greatly helps to get acquainted with the viewpoints and decision making process of one's prospective employer.
4.The views expressed are very mature and useful for the exam. - Though it is a government publication, the magazine contains both pros and cons of various government schemes, programmes and issues facing the country.
5.UPSC exam toppers highly recommend Yojana and refer to the magazine during their own preparation for the IAS examination.
6.Yojana is very useful for all the general studies papers of the Civil Services exam.
7.Yojana also helps by providing rich content and in-depth analysis for several topics in the Essay paper.
8.Reading Yojana magazine also helps one to develop a mature view on various social and economic issues and government policies, which is required for the Final stage of the Civil Services Exam that is the personality test or Interview.
9.Yojana magazine includes articles rich in data and perspectives by eminent contributors. On a regular basis, articles in Yojana are authored by top IAS officers, Secretaries to the Government of India, Cabinet Ministers, etc.
10.The importance of Yojana in UPSC preparation is because of its popularity, quality content and high relevance for the IAS exam.
The frequency of the magazine's publication is monthly. Yojana is published by the Government of India. It is the Planning Commission (Yojana Aayog in Hindi), Government of India which is entrusted with publication of the magazine. Yojana is published in English, Hindi and many other regional Indian languages. Yojana magazine is one of the oldest magazines in continuous circulation till date. The first Yojana was published in 1957 with renowned author Khushwant Singh as it's Chief Editor. The cost of the physical hard copy of Yojana magazine is Rs. 22/- per copy and Rs. 220 for the annual subscription. But we are providing Yojana magazine for download in PDF for FREE for all UPSC aspirants here.
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