Daily Archive: May 23, 2016

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: J Snehaja, Rank 103 – Failed in Two Prelims, Scored Third Highest Interview Score (206) in 2015

J.Snehaja Rank 103, CSE – 2015 4th Attempt   Details of previous attempts: Failed to clear prelims in 2011 and 2012. In 2013 missed the final rank by 8 marks and got in the reserve list. Got Armed Force Headquarter service in the reserve list. My UPSC journey started after I cleared CA in 2011. After clearing CA, I started...

MOTIVATION: Failed in 4 Prelims, Rank 300 in 6th Attempt – Amazing Story of Vivek Chauhan, a Insights Follower

My Journey Vivek Chauhan Rank – 300, CSE – 2015                                       My journey starts with running after train at 5:30 am in morning every day, I lived in Ghaziabad but my school was almost 35 km away from my home, it was a government school (at civil lines Delhi), every day I spent 5 hours  on travel time to go to...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 May 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 May  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Critically analyse the legacy of Robert Clive as a colonial administrator in India. (200...

8) “It has been widely observed that weak, developing states tend to focus more on penalties; strong, modern states on enforcement and implementation of laws.” Do you think harsh punishments to citizens who violate law will ensure better governance and Strengthens democracy? Critically comment.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems 8) “It has been widely observed that weak, developing states tend to focus more on penalties; strong, modern states on enforcement and implementation of laws.” Do you think harsh punishments to citizens who violate law will ensure better governance and Strengthens democracy? Critically comment. (150 Words) Business Standard

7) There is fear of global oil prices rising again in coming months. How will it affect Indian economy? What should government do to avert adverse consequences of increasing oil prices? Examine.

Topic: Indian economy – planning, growth 7) There is fear of global oil prices rising again in coming months. How will it affect Indian economy? What should government do to avert adverse consequences of increasing oil prices? Examine. (200 Words) The Indian Express Bloomberg