INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 6

INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 6  Quiz plugin is slow and doesn’t work when we are trying to post more questions.  SOLUTIONS will be posted at 11 am tomorrow. You may post your answers in the comment box. 1). Consider the following statements about agriculture in India: The dynamics of agricultural …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 March 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   “E-Tribes India” Context: The government has launched “E- Tribes”, TRIFED’s websites. It includes www.tribesindia.com, www.trifed.in and Retail Inventory Software and M-commerce app.   Significance of this move: Going Digital will lead to expansion of tribal commerce and …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 March 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 March 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 March 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 March 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Test – 2   Henceforth, we will cover MORE issues in Secure, and provide …

8) Is it ethical to provide quotas for vulnerable sections in sports, especially in Indian cricket? Justify

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions;   8) Is it ethical to provide quotas for vulnerable sections in sports, especially in Indian cricket? Justify (150 Words) The Hindu Why this question? It is an issue related to practical ethics. Quota in sports is an issue that  is debated …

7) Why India is the only Bt cotton-growing country facing the problem of pink bollworm infestation? Also examine issues associated with growing of Bt cotton in India.

Topic: Agriculture – cropping pattern 7) Why India is the only Bt cotton-growing country facing the problem of pink bollworm infestation? Also examine issues associated with growing of Bt cotton in India. (250 Words) The Hindu Why this question? Very important question for Mains. Related to syllabus (in two topics). It’s in news.  Key demand …

3) More than creation of jobs, better public service delivery and focus on better local governance is the key to lifting India out of “subsistence economy” status. Analyse.

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment 3) More than creation of jobs, better public service delivery and focus on better local governance is the key to lifting India out of “subsistence economy” status. Analyse. (250 Words) Livemint  

2) What is the rationale behind providing new regulations on providing graded autonomy to institutions of higher education? Discuss the merits and demerits of graded autonomy, and suggest measures to improve innovation in universities.

Topic:  Functioning of judiciary 2) What is the rationale behind providing new regulations on providing graded autonomy to institutions of higher education? Discuss the merits and demerits of graded autonomy, and suggest measures to improve innovation in universities. (250 Words) The Indian Express PIB Reference  

1) The cultural-ideological struggle, represented by the socio-religious movements, was an integral part of the evolving national consciousness. Analyse.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.  1) The cultural-ideological struggle, represented by the socio-religious movements, was an integral part of the evolving national consciousness. Analyse. (250 Words) Bipan Chandra India’s Struggle for Independence, Page 90, Chapter – 6 Why this question? Topic is from …

SOLUTIONS: Insights Revision Test for Prelims 2018- DAY – 5

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 5 To give this test as QUIZ, click here. Henceforth, we will be posting solutions separately after each Revision test. Those who are not comfortable with quiz, can give test and read solutions here. 1) With reference to the Paika Rebellion of Odisha, consider the …

EXCLUSIVE: Insights SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Revision Module for UPS Civil Services Preliminary Exam -2018

  . SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  Insights IAS Revision Module for UPS Civil Services Preliminary Exam -2018 INSIGHTS REVISION TIMETABLE-2018 DOWNLOAD PREVIOUS MODULES HERE   In the post we are publishing much needed revision module on SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY for prelims – 2018. This is a very very important document for prelims – 2018. In this …