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UPSC Prelim CSAT-2017 Notification is out! 99 Vacancies less than last year, No change in age-attempt limit, optional or syllabus

CSAT 2017 Notification out No change in Age-Attempt limit No change in structure of the exam No change in the syllabus of the exam Can last semester student apply? How much fees do I need to pay? When will I get the hallticket/admit-card [...]

CSAT-2016-projection and revision

[Prelim-2016] Is your Revision-ship sailing in the right direction? or just wasting time scavenging “material” from 50 sources?

Prologue Polity: Laxmikanth and Non-Laxmikanth Economy: Easy Questions Economy: Tough Questions- Yearbook type KVIC statements Silk Varieties descending order Should I read Yearbook-2016 now? Environment: NIOS+NCERT is Zindabaad, here’s why Environment: Easy questions direct from NCERT & NIOS Environment: tough MCQs Geography: India [...]

[Update] My distant Education degree is valid for IAS Exam or not?

Update on my earlier blogpost regarding Distant Education Learning degree and its validity for IAS / other Government  jobs. Here is the update, [Thanks to Kenneth Lyngwa’s email throwing light on this]   In short if you’ve got a degree from some Distant Education course, you need [...]

[Strategy & determination] Safi got Rank 55 without coaching or leaving the job on his first trial

Myth#1- you can’t get selected on your first trial Myth#2- you can’t get selected without going to some big coaching classes @ Delhi Myth#3- you must quit your job to concentrate for this exam Myth#4- Management is an unpopular and non-scoring optional subject And [...]

No consolation prizes for participating in UPSC so Change the habits or Change the game

with respect to, a Reader’s comment posted on Pub Ad paperset “….I have to say something and please don’t mind when I say so, your attitude smacks of academic elitism and this can be very evident in the words you choose to express yourself (noobs, [...]

[Economy] High GDP and High Corruption: Cause or Consequence?

Not really an article, just some fodder/food for thought. High GDP= High Corruption= Bright Future! Land Grabbing = Universal phenomenon High GDP => High corruption The Incentive structure High level corruption High corruption => High GDP! High GDP= High Corruption= Bright Future Mark Twain coined a [...]

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[Trigonometry] HnD Type #5: Finding speed, time or distance made easy for SSC

Introduction: Trigonometry Speed Time Distance Approach:Trigonometry Speed Time Distance Mock questions Introduction Continuing in the series of “Trigonometry –>Height and Distance(HnD)–> Five types of Questions. 5th and the last type of question is “finding speed, time or distance”. Here are example questions (both solved in the [...]

Trigonometry Type 1 Questions

[Trigonometry] HnD Type #1: One Building One Angle finding height, distance or hypotenuse

Introduction: 1 building 1 angle Approach: 1 building 1 angle Mock Questions Introduction: 1 building 1 angle Starting the series of “Trigonometry –>Height and Distance(HnD)–> Five types of Questions. 1st and most easiest of all height n distance questions is “1 building 1 angle”. Here are [...]

[Reasoning] Logical Connectives (if, unless, either or) for CSAT, CAT shortcuts formulas approach explained

Difference: Syllogism vs Logical connectives Standard format: logical connectives Logical connective: if then Logical connective: Only IF Logical Connective: UNLESS Logical connective: otherwise Logical connective: When, Whenever, every time Logical Connective: Either OR Demo Q: Only if: bored TV brother (CSAT 2012) Demo [...]

[Consolation Prize] To those failed in Interview stage of UPSC 2011 or 2012: Ministry of Youth Affairs got jobs for you in pay band 3

@To those who reached upto interview stage in UPSC civil service exam 2011  or 2012 but couldn’t make it to the final list- Here is a good news: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has got 45 vacancies in District Youth coordinator post (Pay [...]

[IBPS PO/MT] You can apply without 60% in graduation, without computer certificate or above 28 age

This is not an article, just a reminder/update for those who’re unaware- IBPS has removed the ceilings about Graduation percentage, upper age and computer literacy for the PO/MT exam. On 22nd July 2013, IBPS changed the original notification click me and accordingly to the latest [...]

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[Reasoning] Calendar Questions: Finding day or date, concepts, shortcuts explained

Introduction Concept: 7 Day cycle SSC-CGL 2000 Question on 7-Day cycle Concept: Day Gain Day loss What is Leap year? SSC Investigator 2010 (Anniversary) SSC CGL 2011 (Anniversary) CAT-2001 Question on calendar Question 1988 to 1989 Speed Technique tip#1 Speed Technique tip#2 Concept: [...]