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UPSC INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT (2) 2015-16: Manbir Singh Board

Name- Alankrita Pandey Board- Manbri Singh   (Chairman sitting very far and was speaking very softly, he was not audible clearly) Ch: You are a computer science engineer. But you have taken public administration optional. (then mumbles something) Me: I assumed he is asking why? so I started answering. Ch: [...]

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[Economy Q] Basel III Norms: Tier 1 and Tier 2 Capital meaning use

Why BASEL? What is BASEL? What are BASEL Capital adequacy requirements (CAR)? BASEL-III norms Criticism of BASEL norms Why BASEL? 2007-08: Subprime crisis in USA, after their banks loaned money to “subprime” borrowers i.e. people without capacity to repay the loan. The resultant housing [...]

[Strategy & Studyplan] Public Administration Mains Paper 1 & 2 (Hindi / English) for UPSC IAS Exam Recommend Booklist

For those totally newcomers, wanting to prepare Public Administration in Just 2-3 months. Why Public Administration is Popular? Challenges/Obstacles/Problems in Preparation Types of Question: Static vs Dynamic Static Questions in Public Administration Dynamic Questions in Public Administration Gemstone Mining from SRB Back-breaking Move Innocent [...]

[Study-plan] RBI Officers Phase 2 Exam (Free study Material)

update: Jun-30-2014 all IGNOU Public Administration material available on Mrunal.org/download On request of some readers, after looking at the syllabus and Some past papers of RBI Officer’s Exam Phase-II (Mains). Of course there are many books and material available in the market. But you [...]

[Study-plan] India and World, International Relations for GS (Mains) Paper 2, Essay and Interview along with Free Study Material

Why should I prepare International Affairs? Step 1: Gather the material Step 2: Prepare the Mental Framework Based on Location Based on Phases Dynamic portion: Two parts How to approach the Dynamic portion? Supplimentary Reading Appendix: Official Syllabus 1. India and the World [...]

[Culture] Fairs of India for 2 markers in UPSC GS Mains

Introduction: Fairs KumbhMela Types of Kumbh Melas: Upcoming Kumbh Mela Pushkar Mela (Rajsthan) Saliana, (Palampur) Garh Murktesar fair Urs sair-i gulfaroshan or phoolwalon ki sair Trade fairs Tourism angle Mock Interview question Previously, we saw about main festivals of India, now continuing the discussion [...]

[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 [...]

[Revision] The Hindu science & Tech (May-Aug 2012) for GS (Mains) 2 Markers

Introduction This article is  for General Studies 2 or 5 markers in UPSC Mains Examination (and some for MCQs in CSAT, SSC, IBPS etc exams) Earlier I had provided the revision notes for The Hindu Science & Tech (upto April 2012). Click on following links [...]

Mock Questions for General Studies (Mains) Paper 2: Science n Tech, Foreign Relations, International Affairs by Tushar

This is contributed by Mr.Tushar of IIT Delhi India Foreign relations International Affairs Science and Tech International organizations/Events India Foreign relations Do you think that India should conduct ASAT (Anti satellite test) to gain bargaining position in the formulation of space code of conduct that [...]

[PIN] Persons in News 2012 for 2 Markers, GK and MCQ

I’ve compiled the List of persons in news 2012 year. This type of current affairs / GK questions are asked in SSC, CDS, CAPF, IBPS & other competitive exam of India. But this list is definitely not exhaustive, so If you’ve any important updates, [...]

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[Download] General Studies Mains Paper 1 and 2 of UPSC Civil Service Exam

I shall complete my yearly ritual of doing [analysis] of the papers. But in the meantime, those who are eager to see the papers. General Studies I General Studies II General Studies Mains 2012 Question Paper 1 1. Answer any five of the following in about [...]

[Download] Public Administration Mains 2012 Question Paper 1 & 2 of UPSC Civil Service IAS/IPS Examination

Public Administration Mains 2012: Paper 1 SECTION-A 1. Answer the following questions in not more than 150 words each :- 12×5=60 ‘On a more sophisticated plane public choice is concerned with “Pareto optimality”, or at least with “Pareto improvements”.’ Comment. ‘In the canonization of this abstract [...]