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[Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2016: Environment, Agriculture, Geography, Flora-Fauna, Summits, with Explanations for all CSAT Sets A, B, C and D

Environment Biodiversity compared to last year UPSC Road ahead for Environment, biodiversity Conclusion: 2016 GS Paper- overall current and toughness Environment: International Treaties / Org: 10 MCQs Environment: National Schemes/Yearbook type: 6 MCQs Environment: Flora-Fauna: 5 MCQs Geography and Agriculture compared to last [...]

[Strategy] Geography Mains Booklist, Study plan, Answer-writing Tips and Maps Preparation for UPSC

Preface Overview of Geography (Mains) Preparation Booklist for Geography Mains Paper 1 Paper 2 (Indian Geography) Books for Hindi Medium Coaching Review on specific books Indian Geography By Khullar Majid Hussain Physical Geography Savindra Singh Atlas Rupa Series Notes How to write Answers [...]

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[Toppers Interview] Prabhakar Prakash Ranjan (AIR 339 / CSE 2011) shares his journey and Booklist for Geography & Public Administration

Introduction Name PRABHAKAR PRAKASH RANJAN Roll number 306327 Rank (CSE 2011) 339 Optional Subjects Geography Public Administration Medium for Mains Exam English Mains Examination Centre Delhi Number of Attempts 2 Details of Graduation and Post-Grad. Integrated Post-Graduation in Information Technology (IT) from ABV-IIITM, Gwalior Schooling (Medium) English Extracurricular activities, hobbies, achievements etc. National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship GATE Scholarship NCC – A Certificate Blogging, Reading Novels, [...]

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[Culture] Tribals of India: Classification, Geographical Spread – For GS Mains Paper I (Culture + Human Geography)

Classification A: Based on Ethnicity Group I: Negritos Group II: The Mongoloid Group III: Mediterranean (Dravidians) Classification B: Based on Location Zone 1: Northern and North-Eastern Himachal Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Zone II: Central Bihar Rajasthan Gujarat and Maharashtra Madhya Pradesh West Bengal Orissa [...]

Mock Questions for General Studies (Mains) Paper I: Yearbook, Polity, Geography etc by Tushar

Mr.Tushar of IIT Delhi has contributed these mock questions for General studies Mains paper 1 (in the Pre-2013 UPSC system). Yearbook Polity Economy Geography + Agriculture Environment Culture Persons in News Yearbook Answer following in 250 words each(20×3=60)-general Polity and law analysis Describe the mechanism of [...]

[Question Paper] Geography Mains 2012 Paper 1 & 2 of UPSC Civil Service IAS IPS Exam

Geography Mains 2012 (Paper 1) Geography Mains 2012 (Paper II) Geography Mains 2012 (Paper 1) Geography Paper 1 SECTION – A 1. Write short notes on the following in about 150 words each: Palaeozoic glacial evidence for Continental Drift. Systems approach to landform analysis. Compare and [...]

[Answerkey] Environment, Biodiversity & Geography Questions UPSC CPF/CAPF 2012 All booklets

Environment and Biodiversity Geography:internal breakup Physical Geography World Geography Indian Geography Environment and Biodiversity 1. Consider the following statements : The Planning Commission of India in its environment performance report, released on 26th July, 2012, ranked Himachal Pradesh as top State in the country on [...]

Western Ghats Map

[Conversation] Western Ghats: Overview of Physical Geography, Rivers & Biodiversity

What is Western Ghats? Administrative Regions Western vs Eastern Ghats Western Ghat: Forest Western Ghats: Rivers West Flowing Rivers East Flowing rivers Western Ghats- Other Names Agriculture Western Ghats: Biodiversity Western Ghats has been in news because of Gadgil Committee report controversy. What is Western [...]

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[Topper’s Interview] Pratibha Singh (AIR 407/ CSE 2012) Hindi Literature, Geography, Working Professional

Starting this season’s first interview-Pratibha Singh, she is an Assistant (CSS) in Commerce Ministry, cracked UPSC without leaving job. Bio Work Ex Advice to Working professionals Family background Coaching Inception Study Momentum Hours Strategy: CSAT (Aptitude) Strategy: GS Mains 2013 Geography (Optional) Hindi Literature [...]

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[Topper’s Interview] Shefali Singh (AIR 336/CSE-2012) Geography and Sociology

Bio Coaching Inception Information Momentum Hours Strategy: CSAT (Aptitude) Strategy: General studies Mains 2013 Optional Subject #1 (Geography) Optional Subject #2 (Sociology) Optional Subject in Mains 2013? Compulsory papers Essay Previous Attempts Insecurity  about “Profile” Backup Family and Friends Interview Marksheet Wisdom Bogus [...]

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[Answerkey] CSAT 2013 GS: Geography: Physical, Indian, World Geography Questions solved with explanation, reference, all four sets (A,B,C,D)

Prologue Geography: Internal breakup World Geography Atlas Mountain Ranges Nomadic herders Indian geography (6Qs) Narmada Mica, Petrol and Gas Coal, Indian Agro related (2Q) Laterite Soil Crop seasons Tribals of India PHYSICAL Geography (5Qs) Knight and Day Fresh Water Thunderstorm Temperature: Coastal vs [...]


[Topper’s Interview] Manikandan Soundararajan (AIR-759 /CSE-2012) First attempt, Public Administration, Geography

This is the same Manikandan, who has contributed many articles in the past for Mrunal.org Introduction Educational Background Hobbies Inception Information Study Momentum Study Hours Strategy: CSAT (Aptitude) Strategy: General studies Mains 2013 Optional Subject: Geography Optional Subject: Public Administration Optional Subject in Mains [...]