GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1  “British conquered India in a fit of absent mindedness” –  critically examine the statement (200 words). Question 2 “Battle of plassey was not a great battle but a great betrayal”.  comment (200 words). Question 3 Examine the essential features of subsidiary alliance system, how far did …

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1 Write a note on Objectivity and Value Neutrality in Social Research.  (200 words/ IAS 2004) Question 2 Write a note on S.N.D.P. Movement. (200 words/ IAS 2008)

PHILOSOPHY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Social & Political Ideals Question 1 What is meant by justice as fairness’? Explain the basic tenets of Rawls’ theory of justice. (250 words/UPSC-2013) Question 2 How is Amartya Sen’s approach to justice different from that of Rawls? (250 words/UPSC-2013) Next Topic: Social & Political Ideals

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1  “..public service must be representative if the state is to liberate rather than to enslave” -Donald J Kingsley. Comment [200 Words] Question 2 What are the practical issues in establishing a representative bureaucracy in a third world country like India? [200 Words] Next topic: …

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1 Essence of -Early Jainism. (200 words) Question 2 Social and economic conditions of North India during the Pre-Mauryan period (600-325 B.C).  (200 words) Next topic: Period of Mahajanapadas

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Regional Planning Question 1 Discuss the objectives of ‘Vision 2020’ in creation of viable village complex in India for inclusive Rural Development programme. (200 words) Question 2 City regions as territorial unit for regional planning and development. Elaborate (200 words). Next Topic: Settlement  

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1  Give short notes on a)A.K Sen’s Poverty Alleviation Strategy(100 words). b) A.K Sen’s Capability approach(100 words). Also elaborate the relationship between the two(100 words). Question 2 Examine the importance of ‘Cost of Service approach’ in Taxation in India.(200 words)

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 04, February 2014 1. Does a strong army pose threat to India’s democracy? Critically comment on the nature of relationship between the army and the political-bureaucratic class in India. (200 Words) Business Standard (www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/ajai-shukla-does-the-military-threaten-democracy-114020301245_1.html) 2. Write a critical note on the need for a …