Tag - 2011

[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 [...]

[Revision] Science-Tech Highlights from The Hindu 2011 AF

Note: This is very brief revision note for S&T portion of CSAT GS Paper I. I’m running out of time so the content is not properly classified and sentences are incomplete. Message to those feeling extremely stressed for 20th May :  Heroes may not [...]

[Revision] Science-Tech Highlight from The Hindu 2011 G to N (Part II)

Click Me if you didnot see Part I. Now continuing from where I had left… Gagan Nasa’s glory spacecraft Graphene Heartbeats Robot Bee colony Supercomputer Stem cell Earthquakes Power project Microwave CRT monitor flickering Moon ownership Nanotech for water filtering NICRA Ndm-1   Gagan GPS aided [...]

[Revision] Science-Tech Highlight from The Hindu 2011 OtoZ (Part III, The End)

Part I, Part II were released earlier. This part III, is the last part about highlights of The Hindu S&T Jan 2011 to Dec 2011. Emu Plastic bottle China space program 3D glasses Malaria drug resistance India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C18) Empty mug [...]

[Toppers Interview] Chakresh Mishra (AIR 412/CSE 2011) shares his journey and Study plan for Sociology Public Administration and General Studies Mains

Charkesh Mishra, an IITian, writes on political issues, goes by the username “chakreshm” on Indianofficer.com forum and has cracked civil service exam 2011. He agreed for an interview and has provided strategy for GS (Both prelims + Mains), Sociology and Public Administration. Note: Even if you’re [...]

[Toppers Interview] Harshika Singh (AIR 8 /CSE 2011) Without Coaching, shares her journey and strategy with us

Went to London School of Economics Prepared for Civil Service Exam without Coaching Gave Jharkhand and Bihar as her cadre preference to serve the society Got 8th Rank in CSE 2011 Yes I’m talking about 2011’s topper Harshika Singh. Introduction  Your Study plan CSAT (Paper I) General studies [...]

[Toppers Interview] Kshitij Tyagi (AIR 148/ CSE 2011) Working Professional cracks UPSC without leaving Job

A Working Professional cracks the Civil Service Exam, without leaving job, without taking Coaching. I congratulate Mr.Kshitij Tyagi, an IITian, poet, blogger, now IAS topper and thank him for giving this interview. Introduction Essay Your Study plan Interview Marksheet Message Introduction Name KSHITIJ TYAGI Roll number 216217 Rank (CSE 2011) 148 Optional Subjects Sociology [...]

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[Toppers Interview] Prabhakar Prakash Ranjan (AIR 339 / CSE 2011) shares his journey and Booklist for Geography & Public Administration

Introduction Name PRABHAKAR PRAKASH RANJAN Roll number 306327 Rank (CSE 2011) 339 Optional Subjects Geography Public Administration Medium for Mains Exam English Mains Examination Centre Delhi Number of Attempts 2 Details of Graduation and Post-Grad. Integrated Post-Graduation in Information Technology (IT) from ABV-IIITM, Gwalior Schooling (Medium) English Extracurricular activities, hobbies, achievements etc. National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship GATE Scholarship NCC – A Certificate Blogging, Reading Novels, [...]

[Toppers Interview] Rohit Shukla (AIR 238/CSE 2011) shares Psychology booklist and his successful journey

We are pleased to have Rohit Shukla here sharing with us, his journey, studyplan for General studies, Psychology and Public Administration. Introduction Name Rohit Shukla Roll number 034405 Rank (CSE 2011) 238 Optional Subjects Public Administration, Psychology Medium for Mains Exam English Mains Examination Centre Lucknow Number of Attempts 2 Details of Graduation and Post-Grad. BTECH from AKGEC Ghaziabad Schooling (Medium) English Extracurricular [...]

[Toppers Interview] Om Prakash Kasera (AIR 17/CSE 2011) working professional without Coaching cracks IAS exam and shares his journey studyplan and preparation tips

Prologue This gentleman was once rejected for a call centre job, but then he went on to ace the Chartered Accountants’ exam, was selected for IIM Calcutta. And now he has cracked the mother of all Exams, and that too, without leaving the job and [...]