MOTIVATION: The Final Motivation before Prelims – By Manish Kumar Rank 61, CSE-2017

    MOTIVATION The Final Motivation before Prelims  By Manish Kumar Rank 61, CSE-2017   “THE MORE THE PAIN YOU TAKE NOW IN YOUR PREPARATION STORY THE SWEETER THE TASTE OF SUCCESS WOULD BE, SWEETER THE GLORY!!”   Dear brothers and sisters, Thanks to you guys for bestowing so much love to the last article …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Bharosa   Context: Aimed at empowering vulnerable and marginalised women by imparting skills training, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will soon set up a skill development centre at ‘Bharosa,’ an integrated support centre for distressed women and children in …

Insights into Editorial: US unilaterally pulled out of the Iran Nuclear deal

Insights into Editorial: US unilaterally pulled out of the Iran Nuclear deal Background: The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the Iran deal, was signed on July 14, 2015 between Iran, the U.S., China, France, Russia, the U.K., Germany and the European Union. Under this deal, Iran agreed not to build any more …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 15 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 15 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:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and …

7)Discuss the relationship between attitude change and social persuasion.(250 words)

Topic:Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. 7)Discuss the relationship between attitude change and social persuasion.(250 words) Reference Why this question The question is related to GS-4 syllabus under the following heading- Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought …

6)The aspiration for access to clean, reliable and affordable power for all is not free from barriers and fallibility. Examine.(250 words)

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc., Investment models. 6)The aspiration for access to clean, reliable and affordable power for all is not free from barriers and fallibility. Examine.(250 words) The hindu Reference Why this question Recently India achieved universal electrification as per the official definition of electrification. This is a big milestone for India …

5)Discuss how India  can use its market power to create rules that will produce home-grown, locally-owned internet economy giants.(250 words)

TOPIC:Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 5)Discuss how India  can use its market power to create rules that will produce home-grown, locally-owned internet economy giants.(250 words) Economic times Why this question India us a huge marketplace and as the economy grows, it  will become even more lucrative. …

4)Discuss how Ayushman Bharat is an improvement over RSBY? Examine the challenges that lie ahead in fulfilling the mandate of Ayushman Bharat?(250 words)

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health ; Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes   4)Discuss how Ayushman Bharat is an improvement over RSBY? Examine the challenges that lie ahead in fulfilling the mandate of Ayushman …

3)The terms of reference of the 15th Finance commission seriously undermine Indian federalism. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 3)The terms of reference of the 15th Finance commission seriously undermine Indian federalism. Discuss.(250 words) The hindu Why this question The terms of reference …

2)The severity of air pollution over Northern India is primarily due to the inherent geographical disadvantages that the region faces. Critically examine.(250 words)

Topic – Salient features of world’s (including India) physical geography 2)The severity of air pollution over Northern India is primarily due to the inherent geographical disadvantages that the region faces. Critically examine.(250 words) Indian express Why this question The recent WHO report has brought into focus the problem of severe air pollution, particularly in North …

1)The Vaikom Satyagraha was the first systematically organized agitation in Kerala against orthodoxy to secure the rights of the depressed classes. Analyze.(250 words)

TOPIC:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 1)The Vaikom Satyagraha was the first systematically organized agitation in Kerala against orthodoxy to secure the rights of the depressed classes. Analyze.(250 words)   Key demand of the question The key phrase in the question is “first …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 54(Geography)

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 54(Geography)                                   The collision between a continental lithospheric plate and an oceanic lithospheric plate leads to formation of   a) A Volcanic Island arc b) A chain of coastal …