[Topicwise Analysis] General Studies (GS) 2011 CSAT Prelims paper

Introduction Broad analysis History Polity Geography Climate change-biodiversity Science and technology Economy Social economical development, rights issue, empowerment etc Current international affairs Public policy or yearbook stuff Person in news, sports and awards Conclusion Introduction CSAT 2011 exam was taken on 12 June 2011. There [...]

[Topicwise Analysis] Aptitude paper II of CSAT 2011

Table of Contents Introduction 1 Reading Comprehension 3 LR & DI (Logical reasoning and Data Interpretation) 4 Reasoning 4 Data and GRaph interpretation 4 Quantitative aptitude / Mental ability 5 Conventional mental ability 5 English language (No Hindi questions here) 5 Decision Making (no penalty for any question) 5 Conclusion (again not looking for [...]

[Analysis] Essay topic trends in last 19 years (1993-2011) for UPSC civil service IAS exam

Trouble viewing the charts and tables?  Download the pdf file by clicking meI’m classifying all the essays asked in last 19 years, into 8 broad topics. Topic [bracket shows # of questions asked so far] 1.    Economy (India vs Bharat theme) [12]2.    Education [11]3.    Culture [18]4.    International [...]

[Analysis] CSAT Paper I (General Studies) 2012

Overall Breakup History Polity Environment & Biodiversity (enb) Geography Economy Science & Technology (S&T) Yearbook stuff Current Affairs vs Static 4TF type of question Authentic Answerkeys! (lolz) Make your own answerkey Why Cut-offs talk is useless Start preparing for mains Was the CSAT-paper [...]

[Diplomacy] India and Middle East : Present and Future Foreign Policy by Om Kasera

This Article is by the gentleman who needs no introduction, 2011’s IAS exam topper Shri. Om Kasera. The Middle East: Present Situation India’s relationship with Middle East What’re India’s policy options in Middle East? Conclusion The Middle East: Present Situation The Middle East is a geopolitically [...]

[Tech] How to protect yourself from Online hacking, frauds, phishing? Internet and Netbanking Safety Tips

This guest article, not directly-related to competitive exams but yet important for everyone who uses Internet. It’s authored by same Mr.Krapesh Bhatt, who had earlier wrote about the salient features of IT Act. (click me if you did not read it) Introduction Hardening Operating [...]

[Mock Mains] Disaster Management Practice Questions for Public Administration paper 2

Most of these are worth 20 Marks each (i.e. 200 words). Sustainable management of natural resources is essential to provide livelihood and environmental security’. Discuss. Define Total Disaster Risk Management Approach and refer to its pertinence for Disaster Management Cycle. Highlight development perspective to [...]

UPSC General Studies Mains Analysis

[Analysis] General Studies Mains Analysis of 2012 Paper 1 & 2: Topicwise Analysis, future approach for UPSC IAS IPS exam

Difficulty Conspiracy theories History (Freedom Struggle) Culture Polity Yearbook Public Health Environment (NOT Geography!) [PIN] Persons in News Diplomacy Economy Science Tech Statistics and Data Interpretation Topicwise Breakup for Paper I and Paper II Length of the paper: GS1 (2011 vs 2012) Length [...]

[Question Paper] Political Science Mains 2012 UPSC Civil Service IAS IPS exam

Political Science: Paper 1 (2012) SECTION – A SECTION – B Political Science Paper 2 (2012) SECTION – A SECTION – B Political Science Mains 2012: Paper 1 SECTION – A Sub questions (150 words each) Difference between normative and empirical theories of politics. Difference [...]

[Question Paper] History Mains 2012 Paper 1 & 2 of UPSC Civil Service IAS IPS Exam

History Mains 2012 Paper 1 History Paper I (SECTION – A) History Paper I (SECTION – B) History Mains 2012 (Paper 2) History P2 (SECTION – A) History P2 (SECTION – B) History Mains 2012 Paper 1 History Paper I (SECTION – A) Q1. Identify the [...]

[Answerkey] History, Polity Questions of UPSC CPF/CAPF 2012, Analysis and Cut offs

Analysis Cut offs for CPF/CAPF 2012 Exam History: Internal breakup Ancient Medieval Modern Polity internal breakup Polity-Static Polity- Current Based Rights Issue Environment Biodiverity Geography Economy, Yearbook International Relations, Persons in News/Sports/GK Science Aptitude With this article, I conclude the Answerkeys for CPF/CAPF 2012 [...]


[Question Paper] Combined Defense Services CDS (I) 2013 topicwise Questions

UPSC hasn’t uploaded the question paper of CDS(I)2013 yet. So here it is, thanks to Mr.csl80. + CDS Booklist, strategy will be released soon. Topicwise breakup History Ancient Medieval Modern Culture Science Physics Chemistry Biology Geography Physical Geography Indian Geography Environment and Biodiversity (EnB) [...]