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UPSC Prelim CSAT-2017 Notification is out! 99 Vacancies less than last year, No change in age-attempt limit, optional or syllabus

CSAT 2017 Notification out No change in Age-Attempt limit No change in structure of the exam No change in the syllabus of the exam Can last semester student apply? How much fees do I need to pay? When will I get the hallticket/admit-card [...]

Microirrigation

[BES16] Economic Survey → Sectors → Agriculture: Producing More from less inputs, MicroIrrigation, PM Fasal Sinchai, Endosufan & More

BES164/P1: Agriculture: More from Less Water, Micro irrigation BES164/P2: Agriculture-Urea DBT, Endosulfan pesticide, Biocontrol Agents, Organic farming, Pulses BES164/P3: Agriculture Insurance, Credit, e-NAM, Animal Husbandry, Krishonnati-Yojana BES164/P1: Agriculture: More from Less Water, Micro irrigation Pre-requisite self-study before starting this lecture Budget-2016 taxation provisions for [...]

[Strategy] How to prepare Current Affairs from Newspapers in Less than one hour for UPSC IAS IPS CSAT Exam

This article is in response to many panic mails that I receive, “help! It takes more than 4 hours just to read The Hindu.” Why is it important to read the newspaper? Can’t I just use Chronicle, Civil Service Times or Pratiyogita Darpan? What are [...]

UPSC gives takehome question paper with IFoS GK answerbooklet, less marks per question, no more 3 out of 4 options

This year UPSC had combined the prelims for Civil Service Exam (CSE) and Indian Forest service exam (IFoS). But their mains were kept separate. IFoS has a combined question paper cum answer sheet (like UPSC plans to do for CSE-Mains2013). But a separate [...]

Nigvekar Committee prelim CSAT reforms

[Nigvekar] Prelim Reforms: Less Comprehension in CSAT, Take Online exam, two years’ validity, transparency (Part 2 of 4)

Prologue Shocker#1: CSAT paper-2 has too much comprehension & English Shocker#2: CSAT is Pro-Engineer & Anti Humanities Shocker#3: UPSC members are more “reformist” than Nigvekar! Combine Prelims +Mains to reduce time span Add more exam centers CSAT: there Need for Transparency Conduct Prelims [...]