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[Toppers Interview] Abhishek Kumar Tiwari (AIR 69 / CSE 2011) gives History & Political science strategy

First attempt, no coaching and Abhishek Tiwary walks away with 69th Rank. And today he shares his journey and preparation tips for both History and Political Science, for the benefit future UPSC aspirants. Introduction Essay Your Study plan CSAT (Paper I) General studies CSAT [...]

UPSC gives takehome question paper with IFoS GK answerbooklet, less marks per question, no more 3 out of 4 options

This year UPSC had combined the prelims for Civil Service Exam (CSE) and Indian Forest service exam (IFoS). But their mains were kept separate. IFoS has a combined question paper cum answer sheet (like UPSC plans to do for CSE-Mains2013). But a separate [...]

[RTI] UPSC earns 15 crores, spends 1.4 crores in litigation, gives 1.7 crore as salary, but keeps no record of defeats and fines imposed by CIC

Nothing much important here. Just for public record. Matter #1: Income and Expenditure of UPSC Matter #2: RTI applications & fines by CIC Matter #1: Income and Expenditure of UPSC For the financial year 2012-13 (i.e. 1 April to 31 March), I seek following information: Total [...]

Indianexpress infographics- SECC & NSS statistics differ

[Current Note] Jul-23-2015: Kharak Singh’s right to privacy, Lothal & Sagarmala, EPFO 75% Cap, PFRDA allows NRIs, ITBP Teaches Mandarin, MNRE gives solar-subsidy & More

Polity & Law Economy and infrastructure Diplomacy Science & Environment Person in News Mock Questions for Prelims Polity & Law 1962: SC judgment in Kharak Singh case: privacy not a fundamental right. 2013: SC says Government can’t deny scheme-benefit to anyone if he/she doesn’t [...]