23 June 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1.Do you think a separate Railway Budget is needed every year? Critically comment and substantiate your answer.
2.Critically comment on various policy measures and steps taken by the government to allocate natural resources to private players in last ten years.
3.The World Health Organisation (WHO) lists traffic-related accidents as one of the top health agendas of the world. In the light of this fact, critically examine why road accidents are frequent in the country and India’s approach towards ensuring road safety.
- ‘Foreign education is both a vital ‘export’ service that earns sizable revenue, and a powerful connector between countries and peoples.’ In the light of the statement, examine how India can build good relationships with foreign countries by attracting their students to the country.
5.’Leadership in global science and technology has been closely linked to global political and economic leadership.’ In the light of this statement, critically comment on the quality of India’s higher education sector and compare and contrast its record with that of China’s.
6.Write a note on the Balassa-Samuelson effect.
7.Should RBI allow Rupee to appreciate further? Explain why you agree or disagree.
8.Critically evaluate India’s record in adhering to international norms in its nuclear programme.
9.Critically analyse the nature of teacher education system and its importance to the education sector in India.
10.Critically analyse the important provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013.
11.Write a critical note on IPR war between India and USA.