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[Aptitude] Time n Work: 4 men and 6 women can complete a work in 8 Days then

This is merely a subtype of Time n Work problems. and can be solved using our good ol’ STD table Method. Case 1: Women finish entire job Case 2: Women to finish remaining job Case: Child labour Case 1: Women finish entire job 4 men and [...]

Reply of UPSC Secretary

[RTI] Official Answerkeys for CSAT 2011 received (all 4 Series: A,B,C,D)

here are the Official Answerkeys for CSAT 2011 that I received today through RTI, Click on the following links to see them Answerkeys: CSAT 2011 Paper I (General Studies) (Series A) (Series B) (Series C) (Series D) Answerkeys: CSAT 2011 Paper II (Aptitude) (Series A) (Series [...]

[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 [...]

[Economy] 9% GDP and 4% Agriculture growth: Fodder material for Essay and Interviews

What is the theme of 12th Five Year plan? What are the main targets of 12th FYP? Government’s role in Development Time Factor Inflation Exports Policy environment Labour Reducing the fiscal deficit Strategy #1: Increase revenues Strategy#2: Reduce non-Plan expenditure. Railways: Cross subsidization [...]

[Strategy] UPSC Civil Service Exam (Part 4 of 5): Time Management, Coaching, optional subjects

Act IV: Conquering your own brain Doubt: Should I join coaching class or not? Option one: You study back home without Coaching Option two : You go to Delhi to attend coaching. If You join a class #1 don’t take mock tests lightly [...]

Gadgil report on Western Ghats

[Western Ghats] Gadgil Report: Ecologically Sensitive Zones (ESZ), WGEA Authority (Part 3 of 4)

What is Gadgil Panel? Ecologically Sensitive Zones (ESZ) Western Ghats Ecology Authority (WGEA)? Hierarchy Structure Functions Zonal recommendations General recommendations In the last two articles, we saw Western Ghats: overview of physical geography and biodiversity: Threats to the biodiversity of Western Ghats: Gadgil Panel: origin [...]

[Studyplan] India 2013 Yearbook: Approach to Rights issue, education, welfare, poverty removal schemes (part 4 of 6)

Polity, Rights issue, Education, welfare Organizations MCQ/2m Policies Laws Schemes Other Topics/overview Polity, Rights issue, Education, welfare For the “core” polity topics + Constitution, your first weapon of choice should be Indian Polity by M.Laxmikanth. The basic GK on Polity is given on chapter [...]

[Trigonometry] HnD Type #4: Two Buildings-Two Angles made easy for SSC

Introduction: 2 Building 2 Angles Approach Mock Questions: 2 Building, 2 Angles Introduction: 2 Building 2 Angles Continuing in the series of “Trigonometry –>Height and Distance–> Five types of Questions. 4th type of question is “Two buildings and Two angles”. Here are example questions (both solved [...]

[Reasoning] 4-Statement Syllogism: Approach, Techniques, explained for SBI PO (High level reasoning) and UPSC CSAT paper 2

Introduction Recap: 2 statement Complimentary case Approaching 4 statement syllogism Case#1 : Stick, lamps, power, dresses, shirts Case#2: Bird, Horse, Tiger, Lion & Monkey Case#3: Bench, Wall, House, Jungle, Road Case#4: (Complimentary Pairs): Cups, Bottles, Jugs, Plates & Tables Case#5: (Complimentary Pairs): Chair, [...]

map-sethusamudram project

[Economic Survey Ch10] (Part 4 of 5) Services: Road Transport, Shipping, Aviation, sethusamudram, FANS, Greenfield airports

Roads Width of National highways Org 4 highway construction Where does NHDP get money? BRO Central Road Fund Bharat Nirman Rural Housing Roads Electrification Telephone Connectivity Drinking Water Irrigation. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) 12th FYP: Road Transport Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) [...]

economy-3 dimensions of HdI

[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 1 of 4): HDI-2012, HDR-2013, Poverty lines, Aajeevika, Tendulkar, Sreesanth, Saxena, Sengupta

Prologue Human Development Index (HDI) HDI=Geometric Mean HDR: last three reports HDI index 2012 Tie in HDI? Experimental Indexes #1: Inequality adjusted HDI (IHDI) #2: Gender Inequality Index? #3: Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Poverty Tendulkar vs Saxena? Saxena vs Sengupta? Rural Infra Urban [...]

UPSC-OBC creamy layer=general category

[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 2 of 4): SC, ST, OBC, Minorities: welfare schemes, 12th FYP targets

Scheduled Castes Scholarships: Higher Education (SC+ST) Protection of Civil Rights Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) Manual Scavenging 11th FYP: SC welfare 12th FYP: SC welfare goals/targets Scheduled Tribes Constitutional provisions States without ST communities PESA 1996 PESA: problems? Forest Rights Act 2006 [...]