[ESSAY STRATEGY] Strategy For Essay Paper – Sahil Garg (Marks 140/250)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ESSAY STRATEGY [toc] Sahil Garg (Rank – 471, CSE-2013) Introduction Essay is one of the most important paper in UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam. It comprises of one essay of about 2500 words and carries 250 marks. Therefore, it is necessary to have a fair …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 30, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 30, 2014   1.What are the key initiatives proposed in foreign trade policy. 2009-14 for market diversification and technological upgradation to give a boost to export? (150 words)   2.Compare Keynesian and Monetarist views on how the velocity of …

MOTIVATION: Are the mistakes irritating you?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)       I am sure that it is one of the most annoying things to ask when you are closer to the exams. And with so many arenas to battle and so many areas to cover, it is natural that each of these small …

Understanding Banking System – Basel Norms and Banking Stability

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [toc] Introduction Banking system is the backbone of any nation’s economy. For an economy to remain healthy and going, it is important that the banking system grows fast and yet be stable. This catches the biggest dilemma of policymakers. How to achieve both the objectives …

ANTHROPOLOGY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 30, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ANTHROPOLOGY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 30, 2014 ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Write a note on Micro Evolution (200 Words) Give an account of the processes of organic evolution and explain how they contribute to speciation. (300 Words) Give the outline of Theory of Organic Evolution (300 …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 30, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) POLITICAL SCIENCE – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 30, 2014 1.Do you agree that the Behavioural approach appeared in order to counter the Marxist approach ? (300 Words) 2. Examine the relation between Justice, Equality and Liberty. (300 Words)

PSYCHOLOGY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 30, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) PSYCHOLOGY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 30, 2014   Paper-1: Topic: Development of Human Behaviour:1).     What are major issues involved in the process of development?2).     List out the characteristics of life span development

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, June 30, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES June 28, 2014 June 29, 2014 30 June 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1.Critically compare and contrast India’s economic relationship between China and Japan. Business Standard 2.Examine from what sources and how the government can to mobilize resources to fund its programs …

MOTIVATION: If you think you are being pushed down by the exam!

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   If you think that you are being put down by the exam, by the preparation, the magnitude and a series of negative results, well go through it anyway! It is not there to tell you that you are incapable, it is there to ask …

[ESSAY CHALLENGE] Insights Weekly Essay Writing Challenge, Week – 13

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Write an essay on each of the following topics in not more than 1500 words 06/29/2014 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Secularism and Development in India Global Terrorism and Peace in Twenty First Century …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

MOTIVATION: It will Work!

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) I am sure that we have a lot of reasons as to why something may or may not work, how things can or cannot go in your favour and a plenty reasons as to why it is going to be a big screw up. But …

POLITICAL SCIENCE: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 28, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) POLITICAL SCIENCE: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 28, 2014 1. What are the challenges Political theory faces in the present times. Suggest remedies to overcome it.(300 Words) 2. “The true source of right is duty” – Gandhi. Comment (300 Words)

ECONOMICS: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 28, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ECONOMICS: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 28, 2014 1.”Partial Capital Account Convertibility cannot serve the purpose of integrating Indian Economy with global economy” analyse critically . (150 words) 2.” Money is more important in the Keynesian system than in the classical system”. Do you agree? …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 28, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES  June 26, 2014  June 27, 2014 28 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Do you think recent changes introduced by UPSC in Civil Services Examination pattern were necessary? Critically comment. The Hindu 2.What is shrimp farming? Critically examine its impact on ecology and …

[UPSC PRELIMS 2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014: Questions On Current Events June 25, 2014

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POLITICAL SCIENCE: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 27, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) POLITICAL SCIENCE: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 27, 2014 1.Write short notes on the following in 150 words a) Location of Hegemonyb) Knowledge is Power2. Answer in 300 words a) Do you agree that pluralist democracies have posed a great threat to the fabric of …

ECONOMICS: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 27, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ECONOMICS: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 27, 2014   1.Do you agree that focused and target oriented technological interventions under National Food Security Mission (NFSM) have made significant impact since its inception? Justify? (150 words) 2.Why are we so assured that when the money and …

MOTIVATION: Do it anyway!

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Loved this quote by Kent Keith, I am sure that by now in the process people keep asking you a lot of things, feeding you with a lot of challenges and questions, giving you gyaan as to how or why you should or should not …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 27, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ALL ARCHIVES 25 June 2014 26 June 2014 27 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.In the Indian context, what do you understand by Shadow Banking? Is it regulated by RBI? If not, examine why they are not regulated and why …

Understanding EL NINO AND LA NINA Phenomena and Their Implication on India

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) EL NINO and LA NINA [toc]  Introduction Monsoon is a familiar though a little known climatic phenomenon. In India, from agriculture to economic policies to disaster management, a lot depends on the Monsoon. The Monsoon is a recurring event i.e. it repeats after a certain …