DAY – 55 (InstaTest-55): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Art & Culture, Textbook based test 21 & 22, February 2020 CA

GIVE THESE INSTA TESTS NO MATTER WHAT’S GOING TO  BE YOUR SCORE OR HOW MUCH UNDER-PREPARED YOU ARE!. DON’T RUN AWAY FROM WHAT’S DIFFICULT! THERE IS NO SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS   STRATEGY – Towards smart preparation in Uncertain times – How to Clear UPSC IAS Prelims? Click Here MOTIVATION – I am finding InstaTests Difficult …

[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) May 08, 2020

NOTE: In the following I-CAN series every day a Mains question is given and its answer is discussed on the following day. You will learn how to write effective answer through this initiative. You will feel the ‘I CAN also write answers’ – once you start following this series. Subscribe our YouTube Channel to not miss these extremely …

What are the safeguards against chemical disasters in India?

Topics Covered: Disaster preparedness. What are the safeguards against chemical disasters in India? What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Safeguards, their need and significance, challenges in implementation. Context: Vizag gas leak tragedy has put the spotlight on the safeguards available against chemical disasters in India. At the time of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the …

Parliamentary standing committees

Topics covered: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. Parliamentary standing committees What to study? For prelims and mains: Parliamentary standing committees- roles, need, functions and significance. Context: Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu recently held …

Pearl harbour attack

Topics Covered: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawing of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. Pearl harbour attack What to study? For Prelims and Mains: All about WW2 and pearl harbour attack. …

[ UPDATE ] : STEP-UP Series 2020 (All India Free Open Mock Tests) Test 3 & 4 [English] Rescheduled

In the light of the postponement of UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) examination, we have decided to modify the schedule of STEP UP SERIES 2020 (English). The revised schedule stands as follows: TEST DATES :  17th May 2020 : Test 3 (GS) and Test 3 (CSAT) 31st May 2020 : Test 4 (GS) and Test 4 …

[Week-9] INSTA OPEN THREAD FRIDAY (IOTF) – Clear your Doubts on Geography & Ecology Topics

INSTA OPEN THREAD FRIDAY(IOTF)  is an innovative initiative started by InsightsonIndia to provide an opportunity for aspirants to interact Live with Mentors, Admin, and Faculties. The energy and enthusiasm of a lot of aspirants following INSTA 75 days Revision Plan with utmost sincerity is commendable. Your participation has been encouraging us to stay connected with …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 8 May 2020

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   General Studies – 1   Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Gigantic, strong and affluent buildings …

What do you understand by “lateral entry”? elucidate upon the merits and challenges associated with it.

Topic:  Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance. 7. What do …

The environmental values and the economic values often seem to be contradictory to each other. However, in the long term, only the integration of both the values can bring the well-being for the humankind. Elucidate.

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. The environmental values and the economic values often seem to be contradictory to each other. However, in the long term, only the integration of both the values can bring the well-being …

Critically analyse the gaps in the occupational health and safety that have led to failure in catering for the amount of industrial development that has occurred in India.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 4. Critically analyse the gaps in the occupational health and safety that have led to failure in catering for the amount of industrial development that has occurred in India.(250 words) Reference:  Hindustan Times  Why this question: In an incident …