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[Answerkey] Reading Comprehension (RC), Maths & Data Interpretation (DI) questions in UGC JRF/NET-2017 solved WITHOUT Calculator

Maths Questions in UGC-NET/JRF 2017 exam Data Interpretation in UGC NET exam: How to prepare? DI-SET#1: virus corrupted HDD DI SET #2: Publication revenue RC Passage: literature, partition and great war Maths Questions in UGC-NET/JRF 2017 exam In NET exam, UGC asks hardly 1 [...]

[Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2016: Paper-2 Comprehension, Assumption, Inference, Corollary, Conclusion- solved with explanations

CSAT Paper-II comprehension: Observation Preparing inference-assumption for Prelim 2017? BRIEF THEORY SETs: Assumption-inference INFERENCE: Food security and biodiversity INFERENCE: Climate adaptation INFERENCE: Biodiversity is water purifier? INFERENCE: Needs form basis of society INFERENCE: Agriculture GHG INFERENCE: Diet for 2050 IMPLICATION: Comparing National Income [...]


How to Solve Reading Comprehension – Tips & Tricks

Dear Aspirants English is considered a monster section by most of the Banking and Insurance Aspirants. Also it has been found that even after a good quality of preparation, it is difficult to score cent percent. In this post, we particularly are emphasizing on the Reading [...]

FCI Eng Mains Breakup

[SSC-FCI] Main Exam: English Language & Comprehension Previous Years Paper, Topicwise breakup

Based on the SSC-FCI Assistant Grade III mains exam held on April 2012. Topicwise Breakup Reading comprehension (15Qs) Passage with Blanks (20Qs) Sentence improvement (10Qs) Direct/Indirect Speech (10Qs) Active-Passive (10Qs) Idioms and Phrases (5Qs) Synonyms- Antonyms (10Qs) Fill in the blanks (5Q) Sentence Correction [...]

SSC CGL English Analysis

[Studyplan] SSC-CGL English Vocabulary, Grammar and Comprehension: preparation strategy, tips, booklist, analysis

Introduction Topic-wise breakup for SSC-English (tier I and II) Overall: SSC-English  (Tier 1 And 2) Vocabulary? How to improve vocabulary? Vocab: Basics How-to approach Norman Lewis? Vocabulary: Advanced English Grammar: Approach Task #1: Active Passive (voice) and Direct-Indirect (speech) Task #2: Sentence Correction+Improvement [...]

[Comprehension] Solved Passages from CSAT 2011, with explanation and approach

How to approach Reading comprehension for CSAT, is explained in a separate article. Click ME This is just illustration of Rule#1 =How to remove garbage. The following passages are taken from CSAT 2011 (Paper II). Inclusive growth (5Q) Cut down paragraph Passage: Creative Society (3Q) [...]

[Strategy] Comprehension for CSAT Paper 2: Rules, tips, assumption, inference, free practice material (500+ passages!)

Rule #1: Remove the garbage Rule #2: Leave Nothing for later Rule #3: Don’t push your luck Rule #4: Verify every option CSAT: P2: 2011 vs 2012 English language test Assumption / Inference? Assumption? Inference? Practice: (500 passages ready for download!) Booklist for [...]

[Question Paper] RBI Legal Officers Exam: English comprehension, Essay, Precis previous papers

Instructions 2008: English paper (RBI legal officer) Essay (40m) Précis 24m Comprehension Letter/Report writing 20m 2009’s Paper Essay (40m) Précis  (24m) Comprehension (10m) Vocab (6m) Letter / report writing (20m) Instructions All questions are compulsory. Each question must be started on a fresh page. [...]

Chart IBPS English

[Studyplan] IBPS CWE PO/MT: English, Grammar, Comprehension, Sentence Arragenment

IBPS English Topicwise Breakup IBPS English compared to other exams Booklist for English Section Non-Grammar part #1: Comprehension #2: Sentence Arrangement #3: Vocabulary Grammar part Prepositions Phrasal Verbs Singular Plural related Grammar rules IBPS English Topicwise breakup We can classify English MCQs into two parts Grammar Non-Grammar sentence [...]

Nigvekar Committee prelim CSAT reforms

[Nigvekar] Prelim Reforms: Less Comprehension in CSAT, Take Online exam, two years’ validity, transparency (Part 2 of 4)

Prologue Shocker#1: CSAT paper-2 has too much comprehension & English Shocker#2: CSAT is Pro-Engineer & Anti Humanities Shocker#3: UPSC members are more “reformist” than Nigvekar! Combine Prelims +Mains to reduce time span Add more exam centers CSAT: there Need for Transparency Conduct Prelims [...]

CSAT Aptitude Paper 2 Analysis overall

[Studyplan] CSAT Aptitude Paper 2: Comprehension & Reasoning, analysis, previous papers, free studymaterial, cutoffs (part 1 of 3)

Chart: Analysis of all CSAT papers so far [Section I] Comprehension for CSAT Step1:  Finish theory How to prepare high level reasoning? Step#2: Move hands while reading passage Step#3: Maximum practice Comprehension: Why read Non-GS columns? What about the English passages? [Section II] [...]

[Download] RBI Mains 2014-Paper 1: English comprehension, Precis, Report Writing Questions

Instructions Essay Précis writing (24 marks) Comprehension (précis based) 16 marks Report Writing 20 marks Instructions Exam taken in September 2014. 100 marks, 3 hours. All questions are compulsory. Figures to the right indicate full marks to each question. Each question should be answered [...]