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[World History] American Revolution, American Civil War, Declaration of Independence, Boston Tea Party; factors, outcomes, events, analysis for UPSC Mains GS Paper1

Prologue WHUS/P1: American Revolution: Factors responsible WHUS/P2: American Revolution: Events & Reactions WHUS/P3: American Revolution: Outcomes of WHUS/P4: American Civil War- factors, events, outcomes Prologue Shri Pratik Nayak begins world history lecture series for the UPSC Civil services (Mains) General Studies Paper-1 He has [...]

[GSM2] Comparing Constitution: USA- Presidential election, primaries, Bill of rights, separation of powers, for UPSC GS Mains Paper-2

Prologue CmC/P1: Comparing Constitution: USA- separation of Powers for GSM2 CmC/P2: US Presidential Powers, Election, Primaries for GSM2 Prologue Pratik Nayak covered the American revolution for World History for General Studies Mains Paper 1 (GSM1) Now, continuing on that topic’s development- he shift to [...]

[Answerkey] UPSC CSAT GS Prelim 2016: Economy MCQs solved for all SETS (A,B,C,D) with explanations

Economy: Compared to last year’s Prelim Road Ahead Economy for Prelims GS Pillar#1: Banking-Finance Pillar#2: Budget, Fiscal Policy Pillar#3: Balance of Payment (BoP), International Economics Pillar#4: Sectors of Economy Pillar#5: Infrastructure Pillar#6: HRD/ Assorted Yearbook Economy: Compared to last year’s Prelim 2015 2016 Meaning of BASEL norms. Meaning/purpose [...]

Important G.S.

  1. प्रथम भारतीय महिला क्रिकेट टीम कप्तान – शांत रंगा स्वामी (कर्नाटक) 2. भारत की प्रथम महिला शासक – रजिया सुल्तान (1236) 3. भारतीय राष्ट्रीय कांग्रेस की प्रथम महिला अध्यक्ष – एनी बेसेन्ट (1917) 4. भारतीय राष्ट्रीय कांग्रेस की प्रथम भारतीय महिला अध्यक्ष – [...]

[Topicwise Analysis] General Studies (GS) 2011 CSAT Prelims paper

Introduction Broad analysis History Polity Geography Climate change-biodiversity Science and technology Economy Social economical development, rights issue, empowerment etc Current international affairs Public policy or yearbook stuff Person in news, sports and awards Conclusion Introduction CSAT 2011 exam was taken on 12 June 2011. There [...]

[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 [...]

[Toppers Interview] B Fouzia Taranum (AIR 307 /CSE2011) shares her Sociology, Public Administration, GS preparation strategy

 Introduction Family and Friends Your Study plan CSAT (Paper I) General studies GS Mains PUBLIC ADMIN SOCIOLOGY Marksheet  Introduction Name B Fouzia Taranum Roll number 275787 Rank (CSE 2011) 307 Optional Subjects Public Administration Sociology Medium for Mains Exam English Mains Examination Centre Bangalore Number of Attempts 2 Details of Graduation and Post-Grad. Including college names B.Com – Jyoti Nivas [...]

CARICOM Nations map

[Diplomacy] Indian and CARICOM (Caribbean Community and Commons Market) for GS Mains Paper II

Timeline of Events What is Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)? 2m What is Caricom Single Market (CSM)? 2m Member states of CARICOM Functions/ goals / aims of CARICOM Organization structure of CARICOM Limitation / Problem areas in CARICOM Write a note on India [...]

[Study-plan] India and World, International Relations for GS (Mains) Paper 2, Essay and Interview along with Free Study Material

Why should I prepare International Affairs? Step 1: Gather the material Step 2: Prepare the Mental Framework Based on Location Based on Phases Dynamic portion: Two parts How to approach the Dynamic portion? Supplimentary Reading Appendix: Official Syllabus 1. India and the World [...]

[Culture] Fairs of India for 2 markers in UPSC GS Mains

Introduction: Fairs KumbhMela Types of Kumbh Melas: Upcoming Kumbh Mela Pushkar Mela (Rajsthan) Saliana, (Palampur) Garh Murktesar fair Urs sair-i gulfaroshan or phoolwalon ki sair Trade fairs Tourism angle Mock Interview question Previously, we saw about main festivals of India, now continuing the discussion [...]

classification Indian Tribes

[Culture] Tribals of India: Classification, Geographical Spread – For GS Mains Paper I (Culture + Human Geography)

Classification A: Based on Ethnicity Group I: Negritos Group II: The Mongoloid Group III: Mediterranean (Dravidians) Classification B: Based on Location Zone 1: Northern and North-Eastern Himachal Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Zone II: Central Bihar Rajasthan Gujarat and Maharashtra Madhya Pradesh West Bengal Orissa [...]

[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 [...]