“A person’s ethics and character are not tested in good times. It is only in bad times that a person shows how steadfast he is to his dharma.” ― Amish Tripathi

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “A person’s ethics and character are not tested in good times. It is only in bad times that a person shows how steadfast he is to his dharma.” ― Amish …

We see morality in speeches and writings. We do not find it in practice.” ― Periyar E.V. Ramasamy

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 6. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) We see morality in speeches and writings. We do not find it in practice.” ― Periyar E.V. Ramasamy Difficulty level: Easy Why the question: The question is part of the …

The gene-editing technology has opened up a vast window of opportunities in the recent years. Explain briefly what gene editing technology is with its potential applications in various fields.

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 5. The gene-editing technology has opened up a vast window of opportunities in the recent years. Explain briefly what gene editing technology is with its potential applications in various fields. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the …

India and Bangladesh have made strides in enhancing their overall relationship, yet certain challenges persist. Ongoing efforts in diplomatic dialogues and negotiations will likely play a crucial role in addressing these issues and fostering further cooperation between the two countries. Examine.

Topic: India and its neighbourhood – International relations 4.  India and Bangladesh have made strides in enhancing their overall relationship, yet certain challenges persist. Ongoing efforts in diplomatic dialogues and negotiations will likely play a crucial role in addressing these issues and fostering further cooperation between the two countries. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tricky …

In detail, explain the mechanism behind formation of fog. What are the various factors that aid the formation of smog and its impact?

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 3. In detail, explain the mechanism behind formation of fog. What are the various factors that aid the formation of smog and its impact? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express ,  Insights on India Why the question: For two consecutive mornings, dense fog has enveloped north-western India, …

Explain the spread of the civil disobedience movement in terms of popular response and regional patterns across India.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 2. Explain the spread of the civil disobedience movement in terms of popular response and regional patterns across India. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static …

Though puzzling for many, Gandhi’s strategy to keep the issue of salt issue as a core aspect of civil disobedience movement was well thought, carefully calibrated and its appeal was universal. Substantiate.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 1. Though puzzling for many, Gandhi’s strategy to keep the issue of salt issue as a core aspect of civil disobedience movement was well thought, carefully calibrated and its appeal was universal. Substantiate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy …