[HISTORY OPTIONAL] : UPSC MAINS CIVIL SERVICES IAS EXAM 2022 QUESTION PAPER

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 26 September 2022

    InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue …

Sports Ethics – Mankading

GS Paper 4 Syllabus: Ethics and Human Interface   Source: Indian Express  Context: Indian all-rounder Deepti Sharma ran out England’s Charlie Dean standing outside the crease at the non-striker’s end at Lord’s, giving India a 3-0 ODI series sweep but triggering outrage that has traditionally accompanied incidents of “Mankading” in the sport.   What is Mankading? The term comes from …

UNSC Summit: A ground plan for India’s reformed multilateralism

GS paper 2 Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India and affecting India’s interests etc   Directions: Continuation of the previous article on UNSC (on 24th Sep: G4 countries highlighted the ‘urgent need’ for reform in the UN Security Council) Source: The Hindu   Context: The Indian External Affairs Minister’s visit to the United …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 September 2022

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: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Explain the concept of sea …

If greed is the sin of capitalism, then envy is the vice of socialism. Debate.

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7. If greed is the sin of capitalism, then envy is the vice of socialism. Debate. (150 words) Difficulty Level: Tough Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Philosophical Mondays’ in …

Critically analyse Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) inflation-targeting of the Indian economy since 2016.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 6. Critically analyse Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) inflation-targeting of the Indian economy since 2016. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India. Why the question: When, in May 2016, India adopted inflation targeting as a policy …

New Delhi’s call for a structural overhaul of global multilateral institutions incorporates institutional accountability and a wider representation of the developing countries. Analyse.

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 5. New Delhi’s call for a structural overhaul of global multilateral institutions incorporates institutional accountability and a wider representation of the developing countries. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India/ Why the question: Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar’s visit …

One of the most troublesome governance issues is that of frequent transfers of civil servants. Do you think a fixed tenure for civil servants is the way forward to ensure continuity in administration leading to good governance?

Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy. 4. One of the most troublesome governance issues is that of frequent transfers of civil servants. Do you think a fixed tenure for civil servants is the way forward to ensure continuity in administration leading to good governance?  (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India …

The civil service is the engine room of modern government as they play a crucial part in making policies that reflect the needs of the public. Discuss.

Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy. 3. The civil service is the engine room of modern government as they play a crucial part in making policies that reflect the needs of the public. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static …

What is neurodiversity? Discuss the benefits of having a neurodiverse workforce and measures needed to promote neurodiversity at workplaces.

Topic: Diversity of India. 2. What is neurodiversity? Discuss the benefits of having a neurodiverse workforce and measures needed to promote neurodiversity at workplaces. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: 2019 McKinsey study revealed that companies with gender diversity were 25% more likely to have above-average profitability while those with …

Explain the concept of sea floor spreading. How does the sea floor spread impact global warming? (

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Explain the concept of sea floor spreading. How does the sea floor spread impact global warming? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Down to Earth , Insights on India , Insights on India Why the question: Seafloor spreading, caused by an upwelling of magma, has led to episodes of …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 19th Sep – 24th Sep 2022

Dear students, InsightsIAS is delighted to present the 20th edition of the Weekly Current Affairs magazine. It is, as the name suggests, a compilation of the Daily CA initiative of the preceding week. Our motto at InsightsIAS has always been about simplifying UPSC exam preparation for you. This magazine will be an essential study aid …