Insights Prelims Test Series-2014 – Join It Before It’s Too Late

JOIN IT NOW! The competition is getting tough. To be ahead you must prepare carefully and consistently. Carefully because the market is flooded with irrelevant books and coaching materials. Add to this wrong guidance. Consistency is very important if you want to clear this exam. Without it, you will be wasting a lot of time …

Video – Policy Watch – Burden of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs); Inauguration of Bharatiya Mahila Bank

Policy Watch analyses the major economic developments that have taken place in the country with an expert. The Topic – the growing burden of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs); inauguration of Bharatiya Mahila Bank, India’s first all women bank and the deregulation of diesel prices. Guest: Subhomoy Bhattacharjee (Deputy Editor, The Indian Express) Anchor: Mythili Bhusnurmath [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGFtSOhERp4&w=560&h=315] …

Book Review – Pathfinder – A Blueprint For UPSC Civil Services Main Exam

List of Reference Books For Prelims and Mains   Ever since UPSC announced new pattern and syllabus for civil services Main examination, there has been a deluge of books in the market on the subject. Instead of making lives of aspirants easier, they have only made life tougher for clueless aspirants. Fortunately, Pathfinder, a small …

How To Prepare UPSC Civil Services Mains Paper – V (GS – 4 – Ethics, Aptitude and Integrity))

IMPORTANT TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS - ETHICS RELATED How to prepare GS – 1 (i.e, Paper-II) How to prepare GS – 2 (i.e, Paper-III) How to prepare GS - 3 (i.e Paper - IV) UPSC has brought changes to the Civil Services Mains examination in both the pattern and the syllabus. We know that now there are 4 General Studies …

IAS Mains Civil Services Examinations General Studies Chapter wise Solved Papers 2012-1997

It is high time one seriously starts solving previous year question papers to get a strong hold on the syllabus and get much needed confidence. Previous year GS papers have some good questions on Modern History, Polity, Economy and Geography section and solving them will help get a broad idea about many topics. There are …

UPSC Mains Syllabus Related Articles From Yojana 2012 Issues

Click Here for 2013 Articles   The following articles are from 2012 issues of Yojana. Many important articles are here that are directly related to topics in GS Papers (Mainly Paper-III and IV). Though, reading these articles is enough, I still suggest you to go through magazines at least once. You should be able to …

Yojana ‘Do You Know?’ Articles – 2012 and 2013

Every month, Yojana  magazine carries a column called ‘Do You Know?’ – where current event concepts are explained. These are simple and are in  question and answer format. If you spend 2-3 hours on these articles, many concepts which you may already know, will become more clear. Don’t neglect them by looking at their titles …

UPSC Mains Syllabus Related Articles From Yojana 2013 Issues

Click Here for 2012 Articles   Following is the compilation of important articles directly related to the topics in the new Mains syllabus taken from 6 issues of Yojana magazine (2013). Headings below are the topics mentioned in the syllabus. 1. Urbanization and related problems Urban Environmental Challenges 2. Issues Relating to Planning Planning and …

How To Prepare UPSC Civil Services Mains Paper IV (GS-3)

How to prepare GS - 1 (i.e, Paper-II) How to prepare GS - 2 (i.e, Paper-III) How to prepare GS - 4 (i.e Paper - V) UPSC has brought changes to the Civil Services Mains examination in both the pattern and the syllabus. We know that now there are 4 General Studies Papers apart from one Essay and Optional paper each. …