The following materials will be immensely useful for both UPSC civil services Prelims and Mains. Some questions in Prelims have been asked from these materials.
Why power-hungry presidents are good for democracy.
QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY 17 (05/08/2013) 1)Discuss the triggers for rapid Industrialization process in Western Europe and its growth during the nineteenth century. 2)Explain the factors responsible for the location and distribution of software industry in India. RESPONSES: Anjali Motghare August 5, 2013 at 4:56 pm 2 Votes In the later half of 18th century […]
Double standards have always been the norm in this country. At the macro level, most of the time they are borne out of political expediency. The suspension of Durga Nagpal by the Uttar Pradesh government and the clamour for her reinstatement by the opposition parties and media is something nothing short of double standard considering […]
QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY 16 (04/08/2013) 1)Why is UNSC reforms needed? What are India’s concerns and views about it? Explain. 2)What is regionalism? Critically comment on its significance in India. RESPONSES: GAGANDEEP SINGH August 4, 2013 at 2:33 pm 1 Vote Regionalism is ideology which demands or craves for separate entity to particular region due […]
Public Administration is highly relevant but somewhat ‘not very interesting’ subject. Once you get the confidence and know the ‘general’ approach to write answers, the preparation is over. One can definitely write ‘average’ answers and get good score!
QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY 15 (03/08/2013) 1)Discuss the causes and consequences of desertification in India. 2)Analyze the functioning of PDS in India and bring out its limitations. RESPONSES: Sahil Garg August 3, 2013 at 4:28 pm 3 Votes Q. Discuss the causes and consequences of desertification in India. Ans Desertification is a kind of land […]
And come August, the results are out! After a year’s preparation and going out to write the exams, this is where it boils down to – the first round of results. Although I wish each one would clear, it always is a law of numbers and there would be a few unfortunate ones who don’t make it. The question is how to get over this?! The so called “FALIURE” always seems to loom large.
QUESTIONS ASKED- DAY 14 (02/08/2013) 1) “It is a fact that most of the corrupt come from the O.B.C.s and the scheduled caste and now increasingly the scheduled tribes. And as long as this is the case, the Indian republic will survive.” Critically analyze the statement. (300 words) 2)“The basic structure doctrine is an embargo […]
Guest Article – V.Paulraj (Aspirant) Some Info Regarding the Nuclear Plant / Power production options. You may be aware of the following statistics: Japan which always lacked natural resources imports almost 95% percent of the energy needs.(Petroleum products/ Coal etc) US and China produce almost 70 % of their energy needs. India imports almost 70% […]
QUESTIONS ASKED -DAY 13 (02/08/2013) 1) In your view, what should be India’s strategy in Afghanistan after the US exit from that country? Discuss. 2)India is fighting war on many fronts. Analyze the basic causes of terrorism and insurgency and the effectiveness of state response in dealing with these threats. RESPONSES: rahul aggarwal August 1, 2013 […]
QUESTIONS ASKED- DAY-12 (31/07/2013) 1) When it comes to MDG 5, India’s record is poor. What are the measures taken by the government and private sector, if any, to fulfill MDG 5. Do you think apart from economic reasons, are there also sociological aspects that are hindering India’s efforts? Discuss. 2)Explain the growth of communism in India. Has […]