Those who passionately love books cherish the dream of reading the best books of all time while still they are alive. Making a list of best books whether in fiction or non-fiction is a controversial and difficult task as tastes and opinions of people vary from one another. “The World Library is a list of the 100 […]
General Studies- I: Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society.
. Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
. Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present
Preliminary examination conducted by UPSC for Civil Services is a crucial first step in realizing the dream of becoming an IAS or IPS officer for millions of aspirants in India. This exam is held in late May every year (except 2011) to select eligible serious aspirants for Main examination which is usually held 4-5 months […]
We keep facing failures no matter how rich or poor we are, or how much motivated or inspired we are. Failures are good omens that come across our lives to set the course of life on correct path; only if we are willing to learn from our mistakes. To learn from failures, we need motivation […]
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See : BOOKS FOR PRELIMS Strategy For Mains Exam A Guide For Mains – Excellent Book NEW: Daily Answer Writing Challenge! For UPSC mains one need to supplement their every day Newspaper (The Hindu) reading with certain books to have a deep insight over varied topics that are now part of the new syllabus. To […]
The Law Commission of India in its 172nd Report on `Review of Rape Laws` as well the National Commission for Women have recommended for stringent punishment for the offence of rape. Taking this into consideration, government had constituted a high powered committee headed by Union Home Secretary, which examined the recommendations of Law Commission, NCW and […]
Here is a list of 15 books on India written by both Indians and foreigners that one should read to understand India better. It is not an exhaustive list, but a representation of diverse opinions in the form of books from various personalities on India. This list is drawn from my own experience and also from various […]
(This post was written way back in 2009 and may not be relevant to present UPSC pattern – but it will be soon updated to suit 2014 prelims ) Preliminary examination is intended to eliminate non serious candidates and provide an opportunity for the serious students to compete in the main examinations. Most of the aspirants […]