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13 April 2015


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General Studies – 1;

Topic:  Secularism; Salient feature of Indian Society

1) “Belief, especially religious beliefs, are protean, while ideology is procrustean (enforcing uniformity).” Do you think religious belief system in India reflects secular outlook of the society? In the light of the statement, critically comment how changing religious belief and ideology are affecting secular fabric of India. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 2

TopicIndia and its neighbours 

2) It is argued that Afghanistan can overcome its security problems by performing well on economic front. Critically analyse how Afghanistan can improve its economy and what role can India play in this regard. (200 Words)

The Hindu


Topic: Bilateral  and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

3) Critically discuss India’s relationship with France. Can you term France as India’s natural ally? Substantiate. (200 Words)

The Hindu


Topic: Regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

4) It is said that the United States of America’s foreign policy towards Latin American countries is undergoing paradigm shift in recent years.  Analyse this shift and Examine how changing attitude of America towards Latin American countries could affect India’s interest in the region. (200 Words)

The New York Times


General Studies – 3


Topic: Awareness on Robotics

5) In your opinion, how should robots be embraced by governments keeping in mind economic interests of a nation? In the Indian context, critically comment. (200 Words)



Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.

6) Critically analyse  Pakistan’s policy towards terrorists operating from its soil and the effect of this policy on India’s internal security and also on its relationship with India. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 4

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour;

7) Differentiate between Virtues, Values and Ethics. In your opinion, what is ‘success’ and what ‘virtues’ should an individual strive to achieve and practice in her life to become successful? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The New York Times