Tag - Mains

[Diplomacy] UN Secretary General: Selection, Appointment, Powers, Signifiance, Limitations, Antonio Guterres for UPSC Prelims and Mains GS2

Selection process of UN Secretary General Latest selection: Antonio Guterres Informal rotation system UN Secretary General: significance and limitations Selection process of UN Secretary General Q. Discuss in brief, the selection procedure for the post of United Nations Secretary General. संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासचिव पद की चयन [...]

[Download] UPSC Mains-2016: General Studies Paper-3: Economy, Agriculture, Science-Tech, Environment, Diaster incl. Hindi & Past Topicwise papers since syllabus change

Instructions for UPSC Mains 2016 GS Paper-3 GSM3-2016: Question paper in linear format incl. Hindi Observations / Analysis: GS Mains paper3 (2016) Relevance of Mrunal.org / Bogus marketing propaganda Topicwise Papers since Syllabus Change [Block #1] Economy Growth and Resource mobilization Economy: Budget [...]

[Download] UPSC Mains-2016: Essay Paper & Topicwise Essay Papers of last 24 YEARS (1993-2016)

Instructions Section-A: 125 Marks Section-B: 125 Marks Analysis: Against past GS papers! Similarities: Against past Essay papers Essay-list: Topic wise last 24 years (1993-2016) 1) India: Democracy, administration, Society, culture 2) Economy, Development 3) Education 4) Quote based, Philosophy, Ethics 5) Women empowerment [...]

[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: GSM3:- Summary of GST & UBI (Universal Basic Income)- Features, Benefits, Challenges

Prologue GSM3/Economy: GST-Proposed Framework, Benefits, Challenges- Summary GSM3/Poverty: UBI Universal Basic Income for Indian Poor: Benefits, Challenges- Summary Prologue The last part of mains revision and answer writing for selected topics. covered with full length discuss on model answer. Powerpoints available under Mrunal.org/download – [...]

[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: GSM3-Agriculture: GM-Mustard, Pulses-PPP; Budgeting-advancing date & year, merging plan & non-plan, Rail & General

Prologue GSM3/Agri: Pulses inflation: Arvind Subramanian report, PPP procurement, higher MSP, DBT? GSM3/Agri: GM Mustard, DMH-11 Hybrid should we adopt in India? GSM3/Budgeting: Why Plan-Non plan merger? Is Revenue-Capital sufficient? GSM3/Budgeting: Why Budget advanced to 1st February? Merits, Rationale, Summary GSM3/Budgeting: Why change [...]

[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: GSM2-Polity: Comparing Referendum, Refugee Crisis; Directly Elected Mayor, Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Profit, ALGO-Trade, NMC

Prologue ML16/GSM2: Polity- Referendum in India? Lessons from BREXIT, Columbia & Scotland ML16/GSM2: Polity- Refugee & Asylum Framework in India? Lessons from EU-Refugee Crisis ML16/GSM2: Polity- Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Profit: Constitutional origins? ML16/GSM2: Polity- Direct Mayor system in ULBs, Private Member's Bill- [...]

[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: GS1&4- Rightwing Vigilantism, Intergral Humanism, Leather Industry Location Factors, Bulk Drugs, API

Prologue ML16/GS1: Right wing Vigilantism in India vs Alt-Right in Trump’s USA: ML16/GS1 & 4: DeenDayal- Integral humanism, One India, Dharma Rajya ML16/GS1: Leather Industry Location Factors, Challenges, Cow Vigilantism ML16/GS2: Govt Policies: Natural Fiber Textile vs SDG, Bulk Drugs & API Prologue Continuation of [...]

[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: Urban Floods, SENDAI Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Kigali Summit on HFC, India a Rejectionist Power

Prologue ML16/GSM1- Urban Flood: problem, remedies, Chennai Floods (2015) ML16/GSM3- SENDAI Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-30) ML16/GSM3: Pollution- Kigali Amendment, Rejectionist Power? Prologue Continuation of lecture series for Mains-2016 revision and answer writing. Only selected topics will be covered with full length discuss on [...]

[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: Narasimha Rao: His Foreign Policy (GS1)? LPG = Growth Imp than redistribution (GS3)? Lesson from life of Reformer (GS4)?

Prologue ML16/RaoGS1: Narasimha Rao’s Diplomacy & Answer writing Basics ML16/RaoGS3: Rao’s economic reforms, liberalization & industrial policy ML16/RaoGS4: LPG Legacy: growth > redistribution? & 3 Model Answers Prologue I’m starting the new lecture series for Mains-2016 revision and answer writing. Only selected topics will be [...]

[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 [...]

[Mock] Essay Paper for UPSC Mains-2016: Role of Educator, Taste for Literature, Cost of Liberty, Success in Dictionary

Instructions Section-A Section-B Essay-hints / Points to Consider #1: Literature and humane society #5: Modern Educator’s role Instructions Write two eassys, choosing one from each of the following sections A and B in about 1000-1200 words each (2 x 125 = 250 marks) Word [...]