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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 [...]

[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: GSM3-Agriculture: GM-Mustard, Pulses-PPP; Budgeting-advancing date & year, merging plan & non-plan, Rail & General

Prologue GSM3/Agri: Pulses inflation: Arvind Subramanian report, PPP procurement, higher MSP, DBT? GSM3/Agri: GM Mustard, DMH-11 Hybrid should we adopt in India? GSM3/Budgeting: Why Plan-Non plan merger? Is Revenue-Capital sufficient? GSM3/Budgeting: Why Budget advanced to 1st February? Merits, Rationale, Summary GSM3/Budgeting: Why change [...]

[SSC CGL] yes it’ll be held in 2014 despite election year and Chindu’s hiring freeze/austerity measures

SSC CGL being held in 2014? SSC CGL 2015? SSC CGL being held in 2014? Since last few months, there had been fears, apprehensions and rumors that SSC CGL will not be held in 2014 because of “model code of conduct” during election year.  And few [...]

Environment from India Yearbook

[Yearbook] India 2014: Environment, Biodiversity, Forest, climate change: how to prepare from IYB and 12th Five year plan, with sample MCQs

Prologue Approaching Environment Biodiversity Ch1: Flora and Fauna Ch12: Environment What to Ignore [High priority]: Organizations: main [High priority]: Policies/Schemes/Projects [High priority]: Theory [Low priority] Miscellaneous organizations [Low priority] International treaties/Conventions 12th FYP plan: Ch4 and Ch7 Vol1.Ch4: Sustainable Development Vol1: Ch 7 [...]


DoPT clarifies on the Age/Attempt relaxation in the UPSC Civil Service exam: Gen 32 year (6 attempt), OBC 35 (9 attempt), SC/ST 37(Unlimited), PH-42 to 47

#1: UPSC age/attempt relaxation: DoPT elaborates further: General category OBC category SC/ST category PH category Unofficial notes about age/attempt limit Q. what about IFoS exam? Q. What about JK residents and Ex-Servicemen? Q. Do Central service employees get additional age/attempt relaxation? Q. What [...]

India yearbook ch11 Energy

[Yearbook] India 2014: Energy, Powerplants, Nuclear Phases, Renewable Energy: how to prepare from IYB and 12th Five year plan, with sample MCQs

Prologue Energy NCERT: Energy NIOS: Energy IYB: Ch11 Energy What to IGNORE? [High Priority] Organizations [High Priority] Schemes and Projects [High Priority] Acts and Policies [Low priority] Public sector undertakings [Low priority] Misc. Chillar Organizations IYB Ch25: Sci-tech (Nuke Energy) Nuke energy: org [...]

chart CSAT 2014 Answerkey Agriculture analysis

[Answerkey] CSAT-2014: Agriculture Questions with explanation for all booklets & Studyplan for next year

Prologue .vs CSAT 2013 .vs other exams Difficulty level of Agriculture MCQs in CSAT 2014? How to approach agriculture for 2015? [Act 1] Cropping methods Q1: Transgenic Crops Q2: Vegetative propagation [Act 2] Plants/Crops- regions and uses Q1: Region vs Produce Q2: Maize [...]

Map Chola Empire Chera Pandya kingdoms

[Sangam-Age] Chola: Architecture, administration, Conquests & 1000th year of Rajendra-1 Chola’s Coronation

3-Southern Kingdoms: Chola, Chera, Pandya Imperial Chola Rajendra-1 (1000th Year of coronation, 2014) Chola Architecture Chola society and administration Chola patronized Buddhism Mock Questions Chola, Chera, Pandya On 3rd Nov 2014, Indian navy celebrated the 1000th Anniversary of Rajendra Chola’s coronation, hence topic becomes important [...]

GST Goods and Services Tax

[Economy Lecture] GST Goods & Services Tax 122nd Amendment, GDP Calculation Methods & CSO Base Year Revision

Prologue L4/P8: Goods and services tax (GST) L5/P1: GDP Calculation Methods & CSO revision Prologue The economic survey related articles will be published after I’m done reading and researching myself. In the meantime, here’s the recoding of my lecture series on budget and economic [...]