[ SCHOLARSHIP TEST ] OGP 2025 – an integrated full-fledged classroom program by Insights IAS in association with St Aloysius College(autonomous), Mangaluru

    Hello dear Students, We are delighted to announce the successful culmination of our two-year partnership with St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru, where we have been actively involved in training and guiding Civil Services aspirants through our OGP program in the offline & online mode. We are thrilled to announce that Mr. Parveen Kumar, …

[ Last few seats left!! ] OGP 2025 (Offline & Online Guidance Program) Batch 2 : a full-fledged integrated classroom training program for UPSC CSE 2025 | Starts from 1st February 2024

      “I am an OGP 2021 student. Insights IAS & Vinay Sir played a significant role in my success. When I entered preparation I had no clue, but at Insights IAS- the institute gives you enough resources, if you use them wisely & strategically you can clear the exam. Vinay Sir’s guidance for …

UPSC Sansad TV: Perspective- Inter State Border Dispute

    Introduction: Union Home Minister held a meeting with the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Karnataka on the border dispute between the two States. Both sides agreed that neither State will press their claims further till the judgement of the Supreme Court on this matter and a panel of three ministers each from both …

Evolution of Universe

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context:  As the universe ages, its future is shaped by fundamental laws of physics. Utilizing a logarithmic clock, cosmologists can trace the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to the present.    Various stages in the evolution of the universe:

Indian Stock market

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: India has surpassed Hong Kong to become the fourth-largest equity market globally, with the combined value of shares listed on Indian exchanges reaching $4.33 trillion compared to Hong Kong’s $4.29 trillion. The top three stock markets are currently the U.S., China, and Japan. This achievement marks India’s …

Standards Machine Applicable Readable and Transferable (SMART)

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB  Context: The Director General of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), advocates for the implementation of the SMART (Standards Machine Applicable Readable and Transferable) approach to make Indian standards easily readable and understandable for all stakeholders. A SMART standard initiative by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the …

Surrogacy Act, 2021

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: The Union Health Ministry has requested data from all States and Union Territories regarding the number of couples and single and unmarried women who have successfully availed surrogacy under the Surrogacy Act, 2021, and the number of couples and single women who have opted for Assisted Reproductive …

VAIBHAV Fellowship

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB  Context: The Department of Science and Technology (DST) announced the first recipients of the ‘Vaibhav’ fellowship, a scheme designed to attract Indian-origin scientists based abroad for short-term collaboration. Twenty-two scientists will spend one to two months annually, for a maximum of three years, at Indian institutes such as …

Border Security Force (BSF) and issues of operational Jurisdiction

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Border and its management, security forces   Source: TH  Context: Punjab has filed a suit challenging the central government’s decision to increase the BSF’s operational jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km, considering it a breach of federal principles and an encroachment into state law and order powers. West Bengal shares …

UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE: 25 January 2024

  Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2023: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as …