Tag - 2012

[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 [...]

[Polity] Answerkey for CSAT Paper I (General Studies) 2012 Polity questions only

In CSAT Paper I (General Studies) 2012, Total 18 questions were asked from Indian Polity. I’m providing the answer keys with explanation and reference source. President Deadlock CAG role PM appointment Delimitation Commission Distribution of powers Fundamental duties SC Autonomy Rajya Sabha special powers [...]

[Economy] Excise Duty on Gold in Budget 2012: Reasons and Implications, Why Jewelers are protesting?

In the union budget 2012, government increased the tax on gold jewelry, and the Jewelers all over India have gone on strike. They’re agitating and protesting and demanding for the withdrawal of these taxes. Budget provision TDS@Source Rupee weakens due to Gold obsession Why Indians [...]

[Studyplan] CAT 2012 (Common Admission Test): Booklist, Strategy, Tips, How to Get more than 95 Percentile by maintaing diary of mistakes

Before starting CAT preparation or dreaming to get admission in IIMs, one must take three oaths. Paheli Kasam [First Oath] There are two types of CAT aspirants. Those who’re sharp in maths so they just keep doing maths 24/7 because it feels “good“, but don’t touch [...]

[RTI] How to file RTI application to UPSC?: Those failed in CSAT-2012 and want to know their actual scores and “Official” cutoffs

How to file RTI to know the score? Step 1: Copy paste the draft RTI application Step 2: IPO worth 10 Rupees. Step 3: Envelop UPSC has announced the CSAT-2012 result, Click on following link to see the PDF containing roll numbers of [...]

[Strategy] How to spend 9 Months? To those failed in CSAT 2012 and want to reappear in 2013

First Task: Back up plan Other competitive Exams PG Degrees via Distance Learning Why IGNOU’s Distance Learning Programs? IFS, IES, Statistical Services Pick up some Activity Second Task : UPSC attempt for 2013 August to November 2012 January to May of Next year [...]

[RTI] Seeking OMR answersheets from UPSC: CSAT-2012 failed candidates, How to file appeal against CPIO’s order to FAA

Introduction Stage 1: Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) Stage 2: The First Appellate Authority (FAA) Stage 3: Central Information Commission (CIC) Procedure of filing First Appeal (FAA) Readymade Appeal to FAA (for Stage 2) Procedure after FAA (stage 3) Vendetta and revenge plotting [...]

[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 [...]


[Science] Nirbhay, NAG, NAMICA, Helina, LAHAT, Tropex-2012, RISAT, SPOT-6, Project, Glass and Glivec

Some more Important Science and Tech topics for General Studies. Nirbhay NAG NAMICA Helina LAHAT Tropex-2012 Shoor Veer National Large Solar Telescope (NLST) RISAT 1 ISRO’s 100th mission Project Glass Glivec Nirbhay sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay is India’s equivalent of Tomahawk, a long-range, sub-sonic cruise [...]

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[Polity] Public Procurement Bill 2012: Meaning, Salient Features, explained

Topic particularly important for UPSC Mains examination- Public Administration Paper I ->5th Topic : Accountability and control. What is Public Procurement? What is the problem in Public Procurement system? Where does the bill apply? Where does the bill not apply? Salient Features / Provisions [...]

[APFC] Answerkey for APFC 2012, with Explanation, sources and analysis for All 4 series A,B,C,D Booklets

Comments closed, because New Forum created: forum.Mrunal.org To the APFC aspirants, Discussions via webpage comments= difficult, because every time you’ve to scroll down the page. It becomes hard to keep track of comments made by others. Therefore, I’ve created a separate forum, to make it [...]

[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, [...]