18 April 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, issues
Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country
Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability
5) “The menace of encounter killings or extrajudicial killings is largely attributable to the Supreme Court’s failure to enunciate clear procedural guidelines for reporting and investigating extrajudicial killings.” Critically discuss. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations.
7) Looking at Pakistan’s continued tacit or overt support to terrorists campaigning against India, do you think India should start pursuing coercive diplomacy with Pakistan? Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,
General Studies – 3
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy
9) What approach did Eurozone and the US each follow to address the effects of 2008 financial crisis on their economies? Looking at present situation, in your opinion, which approach did work and why? Examine if there are any lessons for India to learn from the experiences of these two regions. (200 Words)
Topic: Awareness in IT and related issues
Topic: Issues related to minimum support prices;
11) It is said that higher Terms of Trade (ToT) along with increases in productivity are important for raising incomes of farmers and the agricultural sector. What do you understand by the concept of Terms of Trade? How is it useful for farmers? Also examine the trends of ToT since 2000. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Utilization of public funds