6) Recently the University Grants Commission issues directives to Indian universities that requires all universities to follow a Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). What do you understand by CBCS? Critically examine its merits and demerits.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources. 6) Recently the University Grants Commission issues directives to Indian universities that requires all universities to follow a Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). What do you understand by CBCS? Critically examine its merits and demerits. (200 Words) The Hindu

5) This year’s (2015) UN report on sexual violence in conflict documents horrendous crimes against women like those happening in conflicts around the world. Give a critical account of such recent crimes and role of women’s organizations in addressing such crimes. Also examine what needs to be done at global level to stop such crimes.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization 5) This year’s  (2015) UN report on sexual violence in conflict documents horrendous crimes against women like those happening in conflicts around the world. Give a critical account of such recent crimes and role of women’s organizations in addressing such crimes. Also examine what needs to be done at global …

4) “The national movement based itself on a clear-Cut anti-colonial ideology and the vision of a civil libertarian, democratic, ‘secular and socially radical society.” Elaborate.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country 4) “The national movement based itself on a clear-Cut anti-colonial ideology and the vision of a civil libertarian, democratic, ‘secular and socially radical society.” Elaborate. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, Struggle for India’s Independence, Chapter – 39

3) In your opinion, which had more impact on Indian masses during the freedom struggle – Gandhiji’s philosophy of life or his political strategy as a political leader? Critically analyse.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country 3) In your opinion, which had more impact on Indian masses during the freedom struggle – Gandhiji’s philosophy of life or his political strategy  as a political leader? Critically analyse. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, Struggle for India’s Independence, Chapter …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 16 April 2015

Archives – Secure 2015 16 April 2015   If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  Static Part – Timetable Performance of Insights Offline Class Students – Click …

10) You are a District Collector. You decide to create and enforce Code of Ethics for your office staff to follow. What will you include in this Code document and how will you enforce it effectively? Justify.

Topic: Code of Ethics 10) You are a District Collector. You decide to create and enforce  Code of Ethics for your office staff to follow. What will you include in this Code document and how will you enforce it effectively? Justify. (200 Words) Reference

8) In India, it is often pointed out that the forest dwellers have become victims of vested economic interests and are the victims of states’ development and conservation agenda. Critically analyse how they are affected by governments and businesses and what needs to be done to provide justice to them.

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life  8) In India, it is often pointed out that the forest dwellers have become victims of vested economic interests and are the victims of states’ development and conservation agenda. Critically analyse how they are affected by governments and businesses and what needs to be …

7) In India women constitute bulk of the work force but they lag behind men in terms of level and quality of employment. What mechanism exist in India to address various issues faced by women labourers? Critically comment on the design and performance of these existing measures.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes 7) In India women constitute bulk of the work force but they lag behind men in terms of level and quality of employment. What mechanism exist in India to address various issues faced by women labourers? …

2) The U.S maintains a list of state sponsors of terrorism and terms such countries as ‘Rogue’ states. According to U.S. what features these Rogue States have in common? Does India benefit from this policy by U.S.? Critically comment.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, 2) The U.S maintains a list of state sponsors of terrorism and terms such countries as ‘Rogue’ states. According to U.S., what features these Rogue States have in common? Does India benefit from this policy by U.S.?  Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

Timetable for Insights Secure – 2015: Static Part (April 16 to June 14)

We are posting Timetable of static part to be covered during next two months (April – 16 to June 14). During this time important books such as Laxmikanth’s Indian Polity, Bipan Chandra’s India Since Independence, Goh Cheng Leong’s Geography book, Economic Survey – 2015 and all NCERT Geography Books on India will be completely covered. …

Revision Questions – Static Portion – March 29 to April 12

    Answer the following questions in not more than 200 Words each. 1) “The Constitution drew its authority from the fact that members of the Constituent Assembly engaged in what one might call public reason.” Examine how ‘Public Reason’ was instrumental while drafting Indian Constitution and what effect it had on the philosophy of …