SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question In the context of the caste system, critically examine Louis Dumont’s concept of purity and pollution. (300 words/ IAS 2009)

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Money – Banking Question  Explain Expectations theory of the term structure of interest rates. Is Expectations theory sufficient to explain the changes in interest rates? (200 words) Next Topic Money , Banking

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Administrative Behaviour – MORALE Question ‘Job satisfaction is related to organizational effectiveness’. Comment.[200 Words] Next Topic: Administrative Behaviour:  Motivation Theories – content, process and contemporary

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: PLATO Question  Explain the conception of Justice in Plato’s republic. (200 words) Next Topic: ARISTOTLE

PHILOSOPHY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  INDIAN PHILOSOPHY – CHARVAKA Question  Charvaka’s refutation of Anumana is itself a process of Anumana. Comment. [UPSC-2003/ 250 words] Next Topic:  INDIAN PHILOSOPHY – CHARVAKA

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Post- Mauryan Period Question  Short notes on Indian participation in the silk trade through Central Asia. (200 words) Next Topic: Post- Mauryan Period

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Economic Geography – INDUSTRY Question 1  Examine the problems and prospects of agro-based industries in Bihar. (200 words) Map pointing On the outline map of india mark the location of all of the following. Also write the significance of these locations, whether physical/commercial/economic/ecological/ environmental/ cultural in …

NYTimes: With Syria, Diplomacy Needs Force

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) NYTimes: With Syria, Diplomacy Needs Force http://nyti.ms/1cl99qW

NYTimes: North Korea’s Atrocities

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) NYTimes: North Korea’s Atrocities http://nyti.ms/1jyyH9g

NYTimes: Don’t Just Do Something. Sit There.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) NYTimes: Don’t Just Do Something. Sit There. http://nyti.ms/1mxWiYK

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 26, February 2014 1. The lack of resources is only a part of the challenge of urban development in India.  What are the  non-financial challenges to sustainable urbanization in India? How to overcome them? Critically analyze. (200 Words) Business Standard http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/rajiv-lall-why-indian-urban-administrators-are-poor-service-providers-114022501235_1.html 2. Is the very nature of the …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Polity – Council of Ministers and Parliament Question 1  It is said that the image and influence of the Indian Parliament have suffered a serious decline in recent years. How far do you agree with this view-point?  (200 words) Question 2 Critically examine the role of Prime …