Tag - Civil

National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination, Democratic state needs a democratic civil society and vice versa Current Affairs 20th July, 2017

National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination Background: The government has recently released a national strategic plan for the elimination of malaria, and pledged to eradicate the vector-borne disease by 2027. How bad the situation is when it comes to vector- borne diseases? In New Delhi, which was [...]

India and Australia ties and importance of Indo-Pacific region, Civil Services reforms: The need for lateral entry Current Affairs 19th July, 2017

India and Australia ties and importance of Indo-Pacific region Introduction: India and Australia have several commonalities, which serve as a foundation for closer cooperation and multi-faceted interaction, on lines similar to what India has developed with other Western countries. The relationship has grown in strength and importance [...]

Bilateral Investment Treaties and concerns, Lateral movement in civil services Current Affairs – 29th March, 2017

Bilateral Investment Treaties and concerns Introduction In a globalised economy foreign investment and multilateral agreements are crucial in today’s economic architecture. Especially in a time period where protectionism is on the rise and with events like Brexit and new government in USA concern have risen for [...]

Mock Interview Questions for UPSC IAS/IPS Civil Service Exam 2017 and : Tenure of VP, RPA-PCA-Sasikala, Judicial Overreach, Campaign Manager

Prologue Vice President as President? Governor’s Power Campaign manager Election Commission related Freedom of Expression Judicial overreach Polity: Sasikala, RPA, PCA Prologue Like any other daily wage laborer, I find seasonal employment as mock interview panelist after declaration of UPSC Civil Services Mains result. [...]

[Topper’s Interview] Pulkit Garg (Rank-27 /CSE-2015) IIT Delhi Civil Engineer, Chemistry Optional, 2nd Attempt

CANDIDATE PROFILE EDUCATION INTRODUCTION ELECTRONIC VS PAPER MATERIAL PRELIMS (CSAT) GENERAL STUDIES GENERAL STUDIES (MAINS) PAPER 1 GENERAL STUDIES (MAINS) PAPER 2 GENERAL STUDIES (MAINS) PAPER 3 GENERAL STUDIES 4: ETHICS, INTEGRITY, APTITUDE GS4 ETHICS CASE STUDY ANSWERS IN MAINS 2015 MAINS ANSWER-WRITING? [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → Infrastructure → Rail Budget 2016, Kelkar-PPP Committee, Communication, Civil Aviation Policy-2016, Urban Infra Bills & More

BES165/P5: Communication infrastructure: radio, telecom, post office, mass-comm. BES165/P6: Kelkar Report- PPP Revisit, Revitalize, Finance & Investment Models BES165/P7: Rail Budget-2016: Bullet Train, SRESHTA, SUTRA, SAHAYAK, RAKSHAK, Urban Infra BES165/P5: Communication infrastructure: radio, telecom, post office, mass-comm. NCERT Class11, 12: Selective study of waves, [...]

Prime Minister Address at Civil Services Day

AIR Debate – Prime Minister Address at Civil Services Day   PM Modi exhorted to Civil servants on 10th civil service day to move beyond change and controlling regulating and undertaking managerial roles. He urged civil servants to maintain a positive outlook, convert adversity into opportunity, [...]

[Quote Book 2010] For Civil Service Aspirants- Time Management, Study tips, Failure and more

How to prepare for this Exam? How to Study Strong Determination Time management, Excuses, Excuses Jealousy & Hatred Failure in Prelims / Mains / Interview For History people While writing Essay remember [Quote Book 2010] For Civil Service Aspirants- Time Management, Study tips, Failure [...]

[Strategy] Telugu Literature Optional for UPSC Civil service Exam

Telugu Literature: Introduction Tips for Paper1 Tips for Paper2 How to handle long Answers: How to handle yakhyanas: Telugu Syllabus for Mains 2014 Telugu Literature: Introduction Telugu Literature is a popular optional for all the aspirants who are well-versed in this language. That does [...]

[Strategy] Zoology Optional for UPSC Civil service Mains Exam

Tips for Zoology Paper I Tips for Zoology Paper I Booklist for Zoology Optional Syllabus for Zoology in UPSC civil service Exam It’s better to keep answers diagrammatic and less verbose. Students should also not hesitate in drawing colour diagrams. Tips for Zoology Paper I Section A Non-chordata [...]

[Never-ending GS Syllabus] and your chances of success in civil service exam

Written for those who feel stressed about General studies and their chances of success in civil service exam, We’ve 5 category of players for each topic- Let us take a topic for example: Geography: earthquake, tsunami and volcano.   JBPS no0b guy /Lord Curzon: He doesn’t know the difference [...]

[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 [...]