SACHIN GUPTA Rank – 3 UPSC CSE-2017 (Insights Offline Student): Preparation Strategy – UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination

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PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Irrawaddy Dolphin and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) — Washington Convention

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Insights into Editorial: Rampant evergreening in Indian pharma industry

Insights into Editorial: Rampant evergreening in Indian pharma industry   Background: Accessible and affordable medicines are of utmost importance for any needy patient. In a developing country like India and many of its counterparts, generic drugs will be the panacea. India’s rejections for ‘secondary patents’ are commendable. Introduction: India is the largest provider of generic …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 03 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 03 MAY 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests General Studies – 1 TOPIC:Salient features of Indian Society 1)Despite affirmative action policies, …

6)Examine the need for having a  ethical work culture in any organization. Discuss, how to create a culture of ethics in an organization.(250 words)

TOPIC : Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. Case Studies on above issues. 6)Examine the need for having a  ethical work culture in any organization. Discuss, how to create a culture of …

5)Reforming labour laws and achieving greater flexibility in their implementation can greatly help enhance the ease of doing business. Critically examine the labour reforms undertaken and proposed by the government in this light.(250 words)

Topic – changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. 5)Reforming labour laws and achieving greater flexibility in their implementation can greatly help enhance the ease of doing business. Critically examine the labour reforms undertaken and proposed by the government in this light.(250 words) Financial express Financial Express   Why this question Improving …

4)Getting affordable power to every Indian household needs sustained efforts. Comment in the light of achieving the feat of electrifying all Indian villages.(250 words)

Topic:Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.  4)Getting affordable power to every Indian household needs sustained efforts. Comment in the light of achieving the feat of electrifying all Indian villages.(250 words) The Hindu Livemint   Why this question India achieved universal electrification when Leisang village in the Senapati district of Manipur, the last unelectrified village …

3)What do you understand by mobile communication on aircraft (MCA)  and onboard connectivity (OBC). Discuss their benefits and various concerns associated with these technologies. (250 words)

Topic: Investment models. Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievement of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 3)What do you understand by mobile communication on aircraft (MCA)  and onboard connectivity (OBC). Discuss their benefits and various concerns associated with these technologies. (250 words) …

2)The main purpose of regulating acts was to absorb wealth from the banks of ganges and deposit it on the banks of Thames. Evaluate. (250 words)

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 2)The main purpose of regulating acts was to absorb wealth from the banks of ganges and deposit it on the banks of Thames. Evaluate. (250 words)   Key demand of the question The main focus of the …

1)Despite affirmative action policies, caste consciousness is a part of everyday lives of Indians. Analyze.(250 words)

TOPIC:Salient features of Indian Society 1)Despite affirmative action policies, caste consciousness is a part of everyday lives of Indians. Analyze.(250 words) Indian Express Why this question Recently, there are have been a lot of agitations by certain sections particularly dalits. SC has also given a judgment that has polarized opinions. Reservation is an ongoing issue …

OGP-2019: Tentative Timetable – Unique Approach to Civil Services Exam Preparation

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SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 42(Schemes and Programmes)

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