Doubts and Feedback

  • soumyaranjan

    During the bifurcation of Andhra pardesh ,why constitutional amendment had not taken place with the reference to art.371 ‘D ‘and ‘E’…….

    • krish

      Telnagana state was created under Article 3…

      Article 3 operates in one particular field and this power is *originally
      given* by the framers of the Constitution to the Parliament by the
      Constituent Assembly and such power *cannot be abrogated or cannot be
      put on hold* at the instance of any citizen of India(i.e..by showing Article 371-D).so article can not be suspendable so as long Aticle 371-D is in force and is not amended

  • Jeevitha

    I am an 1st year BDS student. Which optional subject will prove be better me in IAS exams.

  • SJ

    which magazine/book/website should we refer to in order to get updated info about government laids schemes????

  • SJ

    anybody whosoever knows please answer..:)

  • guru gulaab khatri

    Sir u r awesm n genius sir many questns in capf 2015 were from ur test series..to name a few….rin mutinyn many question in polity….ur tests covered either in question or in solution….its amazing…..ur sourse of selection iz amazing for eg. Mainstream weekly etc…i hv solved most of your tests from test series 2015…its awesm..ill b appearing for cse2016….luking forward for 2016 test series….eagerly waiting…..keep up the gud work sir…..god bless you sir…..

  • Abhinav Kushwaha

    Dear Vinay Sir, If possible , this year test series-2016 conduct online.

  • roshan jha

    Sir
    I need to know whether I can have Hindi Lit as an optional or not.. As I do not have Hindi as a subject in my Graduation.. Is this Rule still applicable?????

  • Humera Sayyed

    sir i m new to this website and dont knw how to access such initiatives..it would b kind of you to plz guide how to access.
    thnx in advance.

  • Sagy

    Sir,
    Are you going to start again a new initiative for 2016??
    As u did in last 2015??
    daily study challenges???

  • Dheeraj Kumar

    sir,
    that would be helpful if you start new initiative for 2016
    plz

  • Gokul kumar

    Hi, there is a talk that CSP cut off for OC will be around 115 to 120.. Is that so? Plz clarify

  • Srikanth ch
    • Praveen Kumar

      1000/-??? :O how are they??

  • SUNIL KUMAR

    sir please provide PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION mains optional answer writing…….i am totally depend on insight ….sir please consider my voice

  • Sinha

    Sir pls give suggestion for 2016 strategy

  • Rajiv

    Hello Sir,

    Can u plz suggest me choosing Zoology as optional subject.

    I am dental postgraduate and very good at paper 2 and some parts of paper 1 and preparing for 2016.

    When i should start preparing for it, can u plz suggest me study materials forthe same.

  • Vijay Singh

    what is the difference between script and language ?

  • rahul

    Hi Insights ,
    Thanks for providing unseen and highly relevant questions related to public administration as optional subject.It would be grateful for us if there would be three questions for each paper everyday.So that we can make balance between GS and optional in answer practice also.

  • navneet

    Sir please Tell about your 2016 Class. How to Join?

  • krish

    sir pls give suggestions for 2016 stratergy for GS and even Socilogy too…

  • Hope

    I am a working Professional and Usually I got 5-6 Hour Per Day for Study. Out of these I consumed my 2-3 Hours in The Hindu Editorial (Reading & Note Making). Sometimes I also Read Indian Express. And I consumed Whole day in Just Editorials.

    My question is From a Editorial maximum we can remember 3-4 points. So what is the need of reading them? These point we can easily Collect from Various Sources like Daily News Analysis of InsightonIndia.com + Civilsdaily Notes of Daily News with Monthly Vision IAS Current Affais Module Will not be enough?

    I am very new to this so any experience Person pls help me. Because
    I don’t want to regret on my decision later weather it is reading The Hindu or Solely Dependent on InsightonIndia.com + Vision IAS Current Affairs Module. help!!!

  • anurag priyadarshi

    there should be an ideal answer to check our daily answer challenges.

  • amit

    Hello sir pz specify the chapters of “History Of The World from late 19th to 21st century”to cover history mains part!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!thanks

  • Perinbam Ayyadurai

    sir i think this is the best time for mains preparation and i have the syllabus but i dont know how i start that this is a many upsc aspirants feel now help for that sir

  • deep06

    siir please start 2016 initiative as soon as possible we are waiting for this..

  • Tarini Bhardwaj

    Hi.
    Can we please know the exact amount we have to pay for the paid preliums test series.
    Also apart from this, is there anything else for which we have to pay for?
    Thankyou.

  • Shubhendu Tripathi

    Sir the site is not working well on an android set since while writing the secure 2015 answers the keypad is suddenly getting disappeared and returns after a while. Sir please address the issue

  • Vipin Kumar
  • vip

    sir its my very first time on this site,how can i use it effectively……………

  • rashmi

    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Expert-panel-mulls-separate-UPSC-exam-for-each-services/articleshow/49144856.cms

    i am 30.left 6 years of MNC job…took 4 attempt..2 times cleared pre 1 time mains..
    wants to give 1 more attempt…
    this kind of news making shattering my dream job

    please someone comment…insight can u please help…

    • YdoVfall

      That is sad. But I’m sure this won’t happen till next year notification. If unchanged, you still have a chance of 2 attempts (even if you are general).
      Only one advice. Have a clear back up in mind and be confident.
      Don’t get demoralized. We get what we deserve and we must be happy with what we have. You still have time. GIVE YOUR BEST THIS TIME AND ODDS SHALL BE IN YOUR FAVOR.

  • deep06

    is there is anyone who have agriculture as optional if anyone then please call me 8130912921 or 7053426286

  • Ashish

    sir are your test series are online or offline and who i enrol me in these pre test series

  • Shreyansh Ankit

    Hello Sir. I had a doubt about the prelims test series-2016. Do we have to give the exam on a fixed time or we can give it at any time of the day. Because a fixed time for the test will not be feasible for working people.

  • Ashish Desai

    Why don’t you develop your Android app…?? It will be a tremendous hit on Playstore!!

  • madan kumar k j
  • Tarun Rakesh Mishra

    sir,i want to apear for insight online test from 30 oct but i have some doubts like i m working employee so how can i apear while exams are not schedule on sundays???????

  • Will Win

    Is the syllabus mentioned by Insight for prilims enough for GS main papers also

  • Hard Den

    hie
    could anyone tell me what book should i refer for csat?

  • Saloni Salil

    Dear Sir,

    I want to join

    Insights Test Series 2016 + Mains Self Study Guide. how do i enrol and pay the fee?

    • bhagi

      even i have the same doubt…whr cn i enroll

  • Himangi Singh

    can you guide on public administration (for2016) ???

  • Bhushan Mahale

    Hi
    I really appreciate the efforts insites team is putting for the upsc aspirants.
    I just read the prelms plus mains test series for 2016 attempt.
    I have already appeared for 2015 and failed (according to different source keys minimum I got 107 & having obc certificate )
    I have fallowing doughs regarding test series.
    1. Though you have made a list of sources (I have fallowed same for most cases) what should I do for the remaining sources( mostly basic nerts).
    Should I focus on basic books or should I prepare from standard books which I have aready gone through ?
    2. Until now I have been fallowing secure series for current affairs .
    Should I continue writing secure question ( as for 2016 attempt current affairs is required from mostly 2015 December ).
    I was thinking to save the time from current events for proper preparation of optional and prelims.
    Will it not be redundant data and efforts for 2016 attempt ?
    3. Will I get pdf (or any format for future reference ) question paper after online exam ?

  • Blue Ray

    Hi
    I really appreciate the efforts insites team is putting for the upsc aspirants.
    I just read the pre plus mains test series for 2016 attempt.
    I have already appeared for 2015 and failed (according to different source keys minimum I got 107 & having obc certificate )
    I have fallowing doughts regarding test series.
    1. Though you have made a list of sources (I have fallowed same for most cases) what should I do for the remaining sources( mostly basic nerts).
    Should I focus on basic books or should I prepare from standard books which I have aready gone through for test ?
    2. Until now I have been following secure series for current affairs .
    Should I continue writing secure question ( as for 2016 attempt current affairs is required from mostly 2015 December ).
    I was thinking to save the time from current events for proper preparation of optional and prelims?
    Will it not be redundant data and efforts for 2016 attempt ?
    3. Will I get pdf (or any format for future reference ) question paper after online exam ?

  • mohit goyal

    hello sir I listen that upsc syllabus will be change like optional subject remove please reply sir

  • Monkey D. Luffy

    Team Insights… Awesome as always!!! Just a random suggestion, please add a plugin for website hits every day!!

  • SJ

    Hello sir,
    i need some guidance over my optional subject agriculture. How to read and what all books are required? I am an aspirant for CSE-2016.
    please help..

  • GEETANJALI

    HI SIR,
    MY DOB IS 24-04-1984 GENERAL CATEGORY. AM I ELIGIBLE FOR 2016 UPSC IAS EXAM?

  • akash
  • ehsaas malhotra

    sir ,
    what is the date for registration for online prelims test series 2016………
    as per your instructions it is between 20-25 October, but we cant see the payment link on your website
    please reply

  • ehsaas malhotra

    also please clearly mention a contact number or email id where one can ask queries. as sometimes its hard to find answer for a doubt.

  • Ankit

    Sir,I want to know that the test series which is going to start from 30 Oct. In case I missed any exam then I can give it another day in which I want.And I also want to know that is there any specific time to give online exam on exam day or we can give it according to us?

  • Roopam singh.

    sir,i have paid for the upcomming test series 2016..i have a querry.how do i get the platform link to the dashboard

  • vivek singh

    how to handle this type of questions of gs paper 1..many englishmen honestly consider themselves the trustees for india and yet to what a condition they have reduced our country.critically analyse this statement in 200 words..

  • Shreya

    Dear Sir,
    I’d like to bring to your kind notice that the questions in economics answer writing challenge are being repeated. Probably we can start having questions from paper II.

    Thank you.

  • Umang Kumar

    I HAVE WORST ACADEMIC RECORD,AND I DID B.COM PASS CORRESPONDENCE FROM D.U AND I HAVE NO JOB EXPERINCE YET CAN I APPEAR FOR CIVIL SERVICE

  • Deepti Chahar

    Hi there,

    This is Deepti. I already have made the payment for Prelims Test Series 2016. Today it’s 30th-Oct-2015 (It’s first test date) but I logged in my account, I’m unable to take test as there is a notification to make payment to get the account activated. What to do now????

    Another concern is that it’s 30th-Oct-2015 itself and I logged in my account at 8:00 AM today and what I saw there was already ranks being declared………….Is there any particular timing to take test to get myself into rank?

    What about the candidates who will take test in noon time or evening…..won’t they be getting rank?????

    Too much of confusion Insights!

    Please resolve the matter…..I’m feeling stuck…..:(

    My email ID is –

    [email protected]

    Hoping to hear from you as soon as possible.

    Thank you!

  • jyoti

    sir on which emailid we have to send the request for discount in test series 2016 i couldnt find it out please help

  • pooja

    Hii
    I hv given my prelim online test last night now I m not getting whether it has been counted as no submit button was there which approves completion of test.I m really very confused .
    I wanted to know when I will get the solution for those question.
    Pls clear my doubts.thank u

  • Nazar

    insights plz tell me ,for next test on 9 november from where i prepare topics from cds,capf

  • Nishi

    Guys I have a big dilemma, whether to spend time on Hindu or not? Because I thoroughly follow this current affairs which pretty much covers entire Hindu. Also if I go for hindu along with writing these current affairs it takes 3 hours of my daily 11 hours of designated preparation time.

    P.S. I am running very much behind on NCERT’s, that’s why asked this question keeping available time period in mind.

    • If you read The Hindu for a decent period ot time then the time spend behind would drasticvally come down as you would start realising what to eliminate.
      Still if you need an immediate solution , you can read the following link.
      http://forumias.com/portal/todays-newspaper/

      • Nishi

        Thanks

  • Raj

    SOCIOLOGY Mains- what should i study from Haralambos (Blue book) considering it is quite vast.

    It is difficult to segregate the relevant from the not so relevant.
    Could you please provide chapters or a basic idea of what to skip so that i don’t end up wasting precious time?

    I’d really appreciate some help here.And thank you, Insights Team for this wonderful Initiative!

    • BST

      Even I have the same doubt

  • BST

    @InsightsOnIndia:disqus Sir, Please post info regarding test-2 previous papers of CDS,CAPF and CSP. Exam is on 9th and u did not give any info till now. Kindly consider my request. I hope a reply for this…

  • BHAGWAT KHARPAS

    HELLO INSIGHT ,
    CAN YOU TELL ME HOW PREPARE FOR UPSC IN MARATHI LANGUAGE WITH SOME HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BOOKS IN MARATHI INSTEAD OF ENGLISH BOOKS

  • Deepak Singh

    I’ve not received any contact address for the insights offline test series. I’ve paid the fess well in advance. I’ve contacted and requested both instamojo and insights team through several mails. Insights & fellow aspirants please be kind enough to help me through this.

  • Venkatesh

    Sir I can’t be able to open test no.2; if I open that page then it automatically coming to the previous page 🙂 so what to do?

  • palisetti ramesh

    can you tell me how to prepare with chemistry optional

  • Monica

    sir,I have prescribed for 2015 and 2016 test series.
    I havent recieved the refund amount .I have sent the details via mail,Please respond at the earliest

  • Anand Mohan

    @INSIGHTS
    Sir I have read reviews of the book-India since Independence. It is biased book.why have u recommended it for after independence history??May I study only Ncert for this topic and class notes or r c guha ‘ s book???plz suggest and immediately reply sir

  • Vinay K

    please Suggest how to start Geography prep for prelims…… goh cheng leong or majid hussain or any other ???????? plz suggest ???

  • Raj

    Ah Insights Team! It’s been 3 weeks already since my last comment! Please Help!

    ”SOCIOLOGY Mains- what should i study from Haralambos (Blue book) considering it is quite vast.

    It is difficult to segregate the relevant from the not so relevant.
    Could you please provide chapters or a basic idea of what to skip so that i don’t end up wasting precious time?

    I’d really appreciate some help here.And thank you, Insights Team for this wonderful Initiative!”

  • Rohit Yadav

    Dear friends and fellow members , i am new in this upsc field , i started reading the hindu news paper daily and ncert books . From the past few months i started searching queries reagarding my doubts in insights and other platforms. I am hindi background student and completed my b.tech . I am confused, whether which optional aubject i should choose for mains. I started searching few subjects like geography or sociology .your suggestions and guidence are welcome.

  • Sasi Anjali V

    sir,
    I learned that you are conducting offline test series for 2016 at Bangalore. is there a chance for me to join the offline test series for 2016?

    • I am unaware of any such development.Currently,they are conducting offline test series for 2015.The notification for 2016 will come after CSE Prelims 2016.

  • Vijayant Jaswal

    Sir,
    I am confused as which book to buy among Bipan Chandra’s : India Since Independence, India’s Struggle for Independence or Struggle for India’s Independence.

  • menedi tarun

    iam reading ncert books and the hindu newspaper daily & frontline mazgine for civils preparation. is there anything more to be followed for my preparation

    • I suggest that you explore the site a bit .
      You will get your answer.

  • Gamer

    Can you please help me how to use the SECURE initiave ? As answering these amount of questions daily doesn’t seem possibe? If possible give a guideline about how this insights site can be used most efficiently.
    Regards

    • You don’t have to answer all the question.
      Start with 2-3 questions.
      I have been regular to SECURE and I write at max. 4 answers. It helps.

      • Gamer

        Thanks for replying..For how many years are you preparing? And what’s the modus operandi of your preparations?

        • From oct,2014 till date.

          I study when i feel like. Flexible timing.

  • om pranav

    Hello Insights,
    I have been following this and I am extremely satisfied with each and every letter written for aspirants. Since, General studies, current affairs, essay can be conquered here, I have my concern getting stronger when it comes to optionals.
    My optional will be “Electrical Engineering” . Insight, do you provide any assistance regarding this paper.? Do you have any strategy and methods for electrical engineering as well..?
    Have been in touch with rank 52 and rank 21 of cse-14, about this but then seeking Insights touch over my concern. Please reply Insight’s.
    Thank you
    With regards,
    Om Pranav.

  • ashish patel

    Sir, muje environment&ecology me or economy me online prelims and mains questions ki practice karni he to aap muje esliye suggest kijiye

  • Tom

    Sir, I am willing to join discussion. How to proceed for it ? I make a lot of mistakes while writing.specially keywords, losing track while writing, undue addition of unnecessary data.I realised it after reviewing answers from others here 🙂

    • Hi Tom,

      To write relevant answers, it is very important to understand the question fully. Read questions 4-5 times and understand what it is expecting from you. This will solve your half the problem. Try this: After writing each sentence, just glance through the question. Your answer will be apt even if it lacks content. Wish you all the best.

      • Tom

        Thanks a lot sir! I will work on this for better improvement

  • om pranav

    Hello Insights,
    I have been following this and I am extremely satisfied with each and every letter written for aspirants. Since, General studies, current affairs, essay can be conquered here, I have my concern getting stronger when it comes to optionals.
    My optional will be “Electrical Engineering” . Insight, do you provide any assistance regarding this paper.? Do you have any strategy and methods for electrical engineering as well..?
    Have been in touch with rank 52 and rank 21 of cse-14, about this but then seeking Insights touch over my concern. Please reply Insight’s.
    Thank you
    With regards,
    Om Pranav.

  • om pranav

    Hello Insights,
    I have been following this and I am extremely satisfied with each and every letter written for aspirants. Since, General studies, current affairs, essay can be conquered here, I have my concern getting stronger when it comes to optionals.
    My optional will be “Electrical Engineering” . Insight, do you provide any assistance regarding this paper.? Do you have any strategy and methods for electrical engineering as well..?
    Have been in touch with rank 52 and rank 21 of cse-14, about this but then seeking Insights touch over my concern. Please reply Insight’s.
    Thank you
    With regards,
    Om Pranav..

  • om pranav

    Hello Insights,
    I have been following this and I am extremely satisfied with each and every letter written for aspirants. Since, General studies, current affairs, essay can be conquered here, I have my concern getting stronger when it comes to optionals.
    My optional will be “Electrical Engineering” . Insight, do you provide any assistance regarding this paper.? Do you have any strategy and methods for electrical engineering as well..?
    Have been in touch with rank 52 and rank 21 of cse-14, about this but then seeking Insights touch over my concern. Please reply Insight’s.
    Thank you
    With regards,
    Om Pranav…

    • Dear Om Pranav,

      Unfortunately, we do not offer any guidance for optional subjects. If you are in touch with toppers, then they will be the better guides for you. Just follow what they suggest to you. Wish you all the best.

      Thank you.

  • Charulata Saini

    dear insight have you stopped posting daily questions? last two days (22nd n 23rd dec) there were no questions.

  • Shubham Mishra

    Impressed and Thankful to you Insights…..

    You people are doing a great job… Every library of Karol bagh and Mukherjee nagar now has students with laptop sitting all day … read8ng just one website INSIGHTS….

    The best part is you people never boast off ..inspite of doing so much you remain humble…

    Hats off man….

    _/_ I for IAS I for Insights….

  • Tom

    Sir ,I am getting error while uploading answer’s photocopy. I have reduced size below 2 MB still it is asking me to try again later.could u please tell me sir?

  • uqab rises

    can i join the prelims test series mid way as i was busy with my semester exams and missed a few..

  • king

    Dear Vinay Sir thanx for provideing such a wonderful platform for ias aspirants.. sir i am targeting cse 2016 and planning to write all answers of secure 2016.. instead of typing i would scan and upload my answer as my writeing speed is slow and my handwriting also poor… my question to you is this that will i get review as aspirants who type get?????? waiting desperatly for rply

  • Manoj Desale

    i want to appear for the 2016 UPSC exam, but also i have to carry on my job how can i make my preparation effective to get through…please provide some suggestion…..

  • Ashok

    Dear sir,
    if i wrote mains exam in English then can i chose hindi language for interview ?

  • goutham

    is there any effect for inflation when gdp growth rate down or up ??

  • Anusha

    Hi sir:
    can you provide clear and short notes for ncert books ?
    Thank you:)

    • Read the books. They are already very short.

      • Anusha

        they are very time taking that’s y i am asking ???

        • You gotta do it anyway.

          • Anusha

            okay thnq fr ur suggestion

  • Indiana Nivas

    Sir ji please ensure that I am not getting daily updates from the sites ……..in spite I have given my email hope it would be activated soon . Thanks to insight’s team for wonderful support to the aspirants

  • Same situation here.
    Waiting for anthro writing challenge.

  • vishwa

    Hello Insights,
    I have been following this and I am extremely satisfied with each and every initiative you are taking for us.. It has been a great platform & a 1 step solution for all our doubts.. It would also be my humble request to you to pls. provide us the monthly consolidated copy as you were providing up to Nov 2015 as this was very helpful during secure 2015.

    Tanks in advance… 🙂

  • sandeep kumar

    sir i m not receiveing my daily updates of current affairs and editorials .plz i kindly request you to look through the problem .

  • jordan

    please restart that calender on the right side ….it was very convenient.

  • Tej singh

    @insight when ur goin to post model ans for secure dec15 sir pls update it soon.it would b a great help sir

  • Nanditha
  • Officer25

    Please tell me how to convert a JPEG format image in 24 bit depth, as demanded by UPSC? Urgent.

    • uSE PIXLR EDITOR.

      gOOGLE.

      • Officer25

        Thanks 🙂

  • japneet kaur

    Hi Insights I have been following your website from past 2 weeks. It is well appreciated initiative. My current events portion is weak. I am unable to recall things which come in the newspaper. This affects my answer writing part. Can you suggest me a way to have a better grip on The Hindu topics?

  • Harsh Rastogi

    Hi insights can you tell me how can i improve my english for ias my english is very bad so please give me any solution by which i can improve my english

  • Sandeep Mahajan

    gg

  • Sandeep Mahajan

    Is anyone took commerce and accountancy as an optional?
    If anyone, pls clear query that marking is step wise or by matching answer and one more is calcutor allowed in examination hall?

  • om pranav

    Insights please mention the sources of following topics:
    1) world war I and related events –
    2) Russian revolution and communism
    3) Anti Semitism
    4) Spanish civil war
    5) the holocaust
    6) Redrawal of national boundaries during Two World wars

  • Gamer

    Why i am blocked by insights to post answers?

  • Viswas awantikar

    R/s sir,
    Here from last 4 days visited our insight website.iam very much impress about this one. Mission 2016 plan is very good. But how I cover study with our timetable .because already 10 test is over,sir from nov2015 I start reading only NCERT ,I have finish 1 reading and my future plan is to read 2 time more.sir from begin my wish is to,” I want guider “please guide me.because I start it with myself no one push me.

  • Prasad Kulkarni

    anyone have pdf of india since indipendance by bipin chandra chapter 6 to 12 ?

  • Prasad Kulkarni

    is their notes of any gs papers are available completely?

  • Animesh

    what is non food credit ?

  • Himanshu Shukla

    help me out in selecting optional paper btw pub ad and sociology

  • Any

    Dear insights
    I m in a fix ,plz give advice.
    I cudnt clear mains in 2015,and I knw where m lacking.i do self study at home but shud I continue to study at home alone or shift to place where I can get group exposure.
    Ppl suggest me to go for grp discussions as its d basis of clearing interview otherwise one will b exposed in d same.
    Is it so ?plz suggest.
    Thank you .

  • ShwethaB

    Respected Sir,Last year it was written on Insights that csat was going to be started from Feb 2016 ,I am eagerly waiting for its notification.

  • Avinash Bhutungru

    sir
    i recently joined the series

    till when will my account be active to give the tests

  • BAHUBALI RELOADED

    I didn’t cover all the biosphere reserves, national park, species, environment laws,convention/treaties and bodies for the test 14 .From where I should cover this?
    plz specify the source

  • Reena Pal

    Sir,
    Are you going to start again a new initiative for 2016 specially for hindi medium. Plz. Sir it’s my humble request start providing current affairs in hindi. If possible quiz also Translat It’s really needed for lots of hindi medium student . Plz sir

  • Shubham Kothari

    how many years current events should we remember for mains???

  • Michael

    Dear Insights.. Ethics has become a mess. I am totally confused.. Please guide..
    (regarding case studies): please provide model solutions as well..

  • Aarthy

    Hi
    I am new to upsc…just started a week ago…can i clear in my first attempt..can i take prelims test series now ?

    • AK-91

      The answer would be a resounding ‘Yes’ for both your queries.

  • Chichori Katputli

    Hey Insights,
    When will you be starting the CSAT initiative, It was provided on the website that it is too start mid feb.
    Will there be one ?
    Thank You

  • Chichori Katputli

    Hey Insights,
    When will you be starting the CSAT initiative, It was provided on the website that it is to start mid feb.
    Will there be one ?
    Thank you

  • Tejas Kakde

    Sir pls continue Synopsys it help to revise

  • BAHUBALI RELOADED

    Sir in the time table which publisher n which class environmental studies book u are mentioned?
    Plz reply

  • Tejas Kakde

    Synopsis

  • vikas

    sir,i wanna keep geography as an optional. what are criteria and necessary things to be clear first before adopting

  • PS IAS

    Please resume daily quiz

  • Shrikant

    As I’m new to this site,somebody please tell me that the essay topics given in essay challenge are how much related to essay questions asked in upsc????

  • Swapnil07

    sir,
    when you start to post secure synopsis……???

  • dham

    Please post optional paper questions with wide covering different aspect .

  • Maneesha Halder

    Dear Sir,
    I want to enroll now, in the middle of this prelims test series 2016 session. How will I receive the backlogs that I have missed so far?

  • GauriJai

    I have a query regarding applying for the CSP xam. I have an OBC certificate (for non creamy layer) issued to me dt 19.12.2013. Kindly confirm if it is valid or not. Or do I need to get a new certificate

  • shubhra

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    This is in regards to my tests not being activated inspite of making the payment on 27.3.2016. I have also mentioned my payment ID.My email Id is [email protected] Please activate my tests as soon as possible.I have mailed several times.But unfortunately there has been no response from your side.Please resolve the matter as soon as possible.

    Thanks and regards

    Shubhra Halder

  • Shashank Shahi

    i had downloaded the file of test series of 2014 and 2015 , only wanted to know is there are any chances that question will come in prelims ? AND do i solve all those 2014 test series 32 question and plus 2015 32 question paper or should i just read the answer of 32 + 32 question paper , because i think solving 64 paper will take lots of time ? pls suggest me

    The highest number of marks of me in 2016 prelim test series is 80 , i am not able to even cross 100 marks , what u think where i am making mistakes ?

    Last year i had joint test series online in pune from mumbai , i used to get marks in my GS 1 to GS 4 plus option history between 38 to 50 marks , pls suggest me how to improve in those mains section also ( suggestion are welcome from everyone ) All the best to other candidate

  • Shashank Shahi

    do anyone have any link from were i can download ICSE environmental science book?

  • Manasa Killana

    Dear Sir,
    I’m an MBBS student, I want to appear for upsc prelims 2017.I want to join online coaching now….plz give me guidance

  • Missionimpossible

    sir you have not been posting questions since three days …please help me out is there any problems I m the only one who is facing this or everyone is facing this problems…..

  • Bhulan Singh

    Dear sir detailed revision plan prelims2016 is not appearing here on your site.pl send me one or post it right here.

  • GRV

    Greetings !! Team Insight 🙂

    Please let us know the relevant chapters of India yearbook . As we didn’t have this info from anyone yet.

    Aspirants please share if anybody have the info in this regard that would be great help to others as well.

    Team Insight …in 2016 roadmap plan mentioned to disclose chapter later…still waiting for the chapter list. Please share ASAP.

    Early closure will be appreciated !! Thanks.. 🙂

  • Praveen

    Sir/mam

    I am a final year engg student at NITK and civil service aspirant. Team insights has emphasized the importance of answer writing skills for UPSC preparation. I completed my schooling from 6th to 12th std in navodaya school. I feel my english writing skills are handicapped, so overcome this challenge i decided to follow this strategy…

    Taking up the insight secure main challenge and write two answer on daily basis. As a newbie in the field of UPSC preparation, i will go through the answers written in the comments section and consolidating the points then writing in own words.

    Now my doubt is whether should i wait till completion of decent portion of syllabus or to follow the above strategy.

    Could any senior aspirants having depth experience in this field suggest me? please!!

  • Utkarsh Srivastava

    sir, right now im in graduation 2nd year. can you please suggest some tips to initiate my preparation for ias from now itself?

  • Avi

    Sir
    I want to join ur prelim test series but i hav some problem regarding test series
    Can u pls provide ur office number so we can discuss

  • Sachin Dharma

    Hello Insights,

    My query is regarding as to how much of current affairs knowledge is required in terms of time (1/2/3 years)and subjects(Policies,schemes Etc) to crack UPSC

  • harshini

    Hi,
    now i have started preparing for upsc, i dont know whether i can appear for exams this year. so i have planned to appear next year. can you guide me with that. currently i am reading ncert books.

  • angel

    dear insights
    why do you stop posting secure synopsis please continue with it it was very helpful

  • anu

    Hello insights
    When will secure 2017 starts, as we all know that next year mains starts from October.

  • Pradeep KP

    Hi,
    want to join 2017 prelims test series… when it ll start??? date???

  • prabhu

    Hi Sir/Mam/Insight friends, can u let me know the prelims CSAT cut off marks for physically challenged students (PH 1, PH 2 and PH 3) are they have 33% qualification mark like others?

  • Shiva Rama Krishna

    what are the must need books for the geography optional

  • Narendra Ande

    Dear sir,
    please tell me
    what is shore line and coastal line?

  • sweety

    sir ,what is the procedure to join Insight offline classes.I am working in IT company ,planning to resign and join the offline classes .2017 would my first attempt.I need to start from Zero .please guide me .i am very confused .Thanks!!

    • underwood

      except prelims test series, everything is free on insights web.

      • sweety

        thats true,but as i am new i feel ,i need some intial guidance.how to start and proceed ,it would be better if i could talk to someone as mentor to discuss my concerns.Everything is available online but which one to choose n how to follow and cover everything in a day.

        • underwood

          hello, I was also working but resigned because of not getting enough time and I want to focus single-mindedly. Indeed, hell lots of material available online, it’s on you to choose accordingly and prioritise your study material, but as u are working in IT surely you have limited time , so first short out job dilemma, take the decision quickly as UPSC 2017 approaching.

          I also disturbed first, for every topic there is hell lots of material available , then I compiled all available authentic sources of each topic, how to study , what to study etc. from last 2 years toppers, ranker’s , numerous youtube video and online sites, it take more than a month in research and compiling it all.
          If u need any help regarding preparation, u can text me further.But m also aspirant so its all my way of study.

  • Abhishek Kumar

    Hello

    I am in final year at IIT Kharagpur pursuing Metallurgical & Materials Engg. I have started my preparation for IAS from last 3 months. finished NCERTS – Geo(6-12), Pol Sc.(11), Eco(11, 12), ;; regular The hindu reader ;; started prep from mrunal video for eco. prelims and mains. winter is yet to come – esp history which fears me the most given my class 10 record. For depth study of polity – laxmikant, i will prey upon.

    I am in dilemma if to take geo or maths. Given that, most of things of maths paper 1 is covered in 1st yr course at iit and very few portions of paper 2, it excites me to take maths as optional. I even like geography a lot. Can you suggest me something here?

    there has been lax on my part in making the hindu paper notes and find it very hard to make notes of eco as of now. things that i read, now seem to be feeble.

    And main dilemma is if I should sit for placements or not. Given that all of my frnds suggest to just it and go through all interview exp, gd, tests etc. I know i will jump into full preparation mode after my college. any suggestions?

  • SHIVAM

    sir when u start updating mindmaps and secure of 2016 of may and june

  • Krishnapayara Dasa

    now there r 6 attempts for general category….say from 2017, new rule applies, that says that there will be 4 attempts for general ppl…say I appear for prelims this year (ie 2016)…so will i be left with 5 more attempts or 3 more attempts??? i.e, will the new rule also apply to aspirants who appeared the exam before the new rules came into force??
    same question for upper age limit…now its 32 for gen..say from 2017, it becomes 28…if i apply this year, will i be eligible till 32 years or 28 years??
    plz answer me…!!! i’m in dilemma…

  • kumar sudhansu

    Dear sir i have a little confusion that cut off marks of preliminary exm=marks obtained in paper 1 + qualifying marks in paper 2. Is it right. please guide me. sir…..

  • yatharth sonthalia

    what would be the starting salary of a SDM as per 7th pay commission

  • yatharth sonthalia

    what is the starting salary of a SDM as per 7th pay commission

  • Athirath Biluve

    insights will you please update the yojana compilations…

  • chora ganga kinare wala

    I want to prepare for ias in englsh medium but my problem is tha i pursued all my education including graduation through hindi .so what i should do to learn english from very basic level .someone has said my english is so poor that its imposible to learn .i m unable to join any coaching because of poor financial condition plz guide me what I should do

  • shilpa singh

    sir / madam i want to know abt the timings for ONLINE TEST SERIES i have joined a coaching centre in chandigarh and the timing of classes there vary. can we give the test at any time that day or is there a specific time period of the test. plz reply

  • Mahesh Janjire

    sir insight really helped me in this prelim.sir now please guide me for mains 2016

  • Mahesh Janjire

    sir insight really helped me in this prelim.sir now please guide me for mains 2016

  • ShwethaB

    Dear sir ,i want help for mains preparation and i have few questions
    1.Sir what are the specific ncert chapters that we have to read along with the basic books.
    2. sir how to chose the bills which are to be read and how to analyse them.Thank you

  • Vivek

    Hello friends!

    Is there anyone from architecture background?? I think we are very very less in number..even thinking about UPSC is a dare for architecture students…

  • Pavani Priya Tirumalika

    I registered for 2017 online prelims test series But i am unable to pay the fee..I dont know whats wrong can you halp me to pay the fees

  • KD

    #OfflineMains2016

    Dear @insights

    Since you are not having an option of an Offline mains for 2016 students.

    So i had gone to another Bangalore born institute B*ba. and i had been humiliated by them just because i may going to give 1st attempt and they said they will not take 1st timers

    and My message for them…
    Discrimination on the basis of experience in the previous exams, is totally violation of Fundamental rights of any students :).
    #Mythought
    Making a kid who is 35 marker to get 1st class, is more appreciable achievement rather than taking a 90 marker student and getting him 100 marks.
    Success and achievements without good conduct and social justice is just #nothing

    Thanks
    KD

    PS: Hope Insights will not do any discrimination if it conducts such test series#offline on just because he/she 1st timer.

  • Vikram Sandhu

    Do you offer paid mains test series in distance learning programme? I was part of your prelims test series and really trust your quality so wanted to ask you before enrolling in some other institutes program.

  • numberseven

    Sir,
    I wanted to know that can I get my secure answers checked if I can scan the answers and upload? If yes then where can I upload them?

  • monika

    hello insights..i have subscribed on your website but couldnot get activationlink..tried many times..plz help so that i can get daily updates…..thanks

  • Raj Baiju

    Sir / Madam,

    In the Mission 2017 online test series, from Test No 14, the book “RAMESH SINGH 5th Edition – Indian Economy” is being recommended. The latest available version of this book is its 8th edition. Is there a considerable difference in the chapter line up of the 8th edition which might conflict with that in the 5th edition? Shall I go ahead and purchase the 8th edition? Please advise.

    Thank you

  • Shehin Shaji

    hello friends for insights and the upsc exams wether to refer old or new ncert please clarify

  • Huyas Tram

    sir please do complete the remaining secure at earliest and hope the momentum helps us past over the mains.

  • aspirant

    hello insights…. iwant to give test in hard copy as in your explanation it is not being clear that how to get hard copy who join offline and where would be the centre for people living in delhi….please elaborate

  • Kkushal Singh

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I wanted to join prelims 2017 offline test series from Bengaluru centre. In site it is mentioned that with paid fee receipt, I need to visit centre for some formalities and the first exam is on 18th Aug 2016. So kindly let me know is it possible to do all the required formalities on the same day i.e. 18 th aug itself.

  • RAJKUMAR

    Does insights stopped secure synopsis ?

  • yogeshkumar

    Sir I have paid about mains test series 2016 but I can’t open in my dashboard. Please reply me.

  • yogeshkumar

    I have sent many emails but no one rply me. Please reply me.

  • dham

    Payment ho gaya fir bhi start nahi ho raha,still showing pay

  • horizon

    Sir, i daily practice insight secure upsc main questions on current affairs as i have subscribed so i get it in my gmail regularly but.. its been two days m not getting that..

  • ishant

    when will you start synopsis……….please start again