DOWNLOAD: Answer Copies (Insights Offline Mains Test Series) of Sachin Gupta, IAS Topper, Rank – 3, CSE-2017

DOWNLOAD: Answer Copies (Insights Offline Mains Test Series) Sachin Gupta, IAS Topper, Rank – 3, CSE-2017 Please click below links to download answer booklets of Sachin Gupta, Rank – 3, CSE-2017. Please do read his earlier posts on Prelims and Mains strategy.   Download Links:    Essay Test Copies_Sachin Gupta AIR-3.pdf ​​  Ethics Test Copies_Sachin …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,08 May 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 08 May 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 …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Rameshwaram ornamental tarantula (Rameshwaram parachute spider) and Andean Community (Comunidad Andina, CAN)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Rameshwaram ornamental tarantula (Rameshwaram parachute spider) and Andean Community (Comunidad Andina, CAN) Rameshwaram ornamental  tarantula (Rameshwaram parachute spider) Critically endangered — IUCN Once thought to be extinct. Discovered in 2004 by Andrew Smith from a sacred grove of the Hanumavilasum Temple in Rameshwaram Habitat found in plantations like tamarind, palm, coconut and …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 08 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 08 MAY 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 Tests General Studies – 1 TOPIC: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and …

5)A multi-pronged strategy needs to be adopted to drive the behavioural change in farmers’ community for extracting more value out of the farm waste. Discuss in the light of the NITI Aayog’s report on biomass management.(250 words) 

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment, Disaster and disaster management. 5)A multi-pronged strategy needs to be adopted to drive the behavioural change in farmers’ community for extracting more value out of the farm waste. Discuss in the light of the NITI Aayog’s report on biomass management.(250 words)  Reference Reference Why this question …

7)Discuss the role of the family in inculcating values. The dilemma for a modern society is how to preserve  family values in a nation of diverse tastes. Comment.(250 words)

TOPIC : Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7)Discuss the role of the family in inculcating values. The dilemma for a modern society is how to preserve  family values in a nation of diverse tastes. Comment.(250 words) …

6)Examine the reasons behind acute groundwater shortage in India and suggest steps to deal with the situation?(250 words)

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6)Examine the reasons behind acute groundwater shortage in India and suggest steps to deal with the situation?(250 words) Reference Reference Why this question Groundwater is a critical resource whose sound management is absolutely necessary. Various reports have pointed out the alarming drop in groundwater levels across …

4)What are hybrid instruments. Discuss why there is a need to have a wider choice of hybrid instruments that would provide flexibility in terms of control and holding .(250 words)

Topic: Investment models. Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievement of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 4)What are hybrid instruments. Discuss why there is a need to have a wider choice of hybrid instruments that would provide flexibility in terms of control …

3) “Decline in manufacturing jobs is not necessarily a cause of concern”. Critically examine the issues created due to premature deindustrialization in India and ways to address them. (250 words)

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 3) “Decline in manufacturing jobs is not necessarily a cause of concern”. Critically examine the issues created due to premature deindustrialization in India and ways to address them. (250 words) Financial express   Why this question Creation of jobs is one …

2)India should not be a party to Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  Examine. (250 words)

Topic –India and its neighborhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 2)India should not be a party to Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  Examine. (250 words) Reference …

1) Discuss the significance of Individual Satyagraha in Indian freedom movement. Why did Congress working committee decide to suspend Individual Satyagraha?(250 words)

TOPIC: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 1) Discuss the significance of Individual Satyagraha in Indian freedom movement. Why did Congress working committee decide to suspend Individual Satyagraha?(250 words) Bipan Chandra – India’s struggle for independence pg 459 Key demand of the question The …

Insights into Editorial: Call to action: on India’s air pollution crisis

Insights into Editorial: Call to action: on India’s air pollution crisis     Context: A new report from the World Health Organisation highlights not only how widespread air pollution is in urban India, but also how deficient air quality monitoring is.   Pollution is the largest environmental cause of disease and premature death in the …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 47(Environment and General Science)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 47(Environment and General Science)   1.Which of the following statements is/are correct about Nuclear Reactors in India? Breeder reactors produce equal amount of fuel that they consume. In the thorium fuel cycle, thorium 232 is transmuted into the fissile isotope uranium 233. Select the correct …