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Supreme Court’s highway liquor ban: Judicial overreach or not, Current Affairs – 5th April, 2017

Supreme Court’s highway liquor ban: Judicial overreach or not? India’s Supreme Court decided in December 2016 that the presence of shops and restaurants selling liquor near highways was leading to drunken driving, which cause the vast majority of fatal road accidents in the country. So [...]

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 [...]