Sandeep Chaudhary, Rank – 158, CSE – 2014: Preparation Strategy

 Sandeep Chaudhary  Rank –  158, CSE – 2014 I initially started using InsightOnindia along with Mrunal and GK Today for current affairs as the contents were rich and as per the demand of UPSC. Later after the announcement of Mains 2013 result, I found lack of answer writing practice as a major reason  behind my failure, …

[MOTIVATION] Madhusudhan Hulgi Rank 392, CSE – 2014: Three Times Failed to Clear Prelims, Fourth Time Secured a Rank

Madhu’s is the classic story of many aspirants. He erred many times, but managed to learn from his failures and finally got All India Rank –  392 in UPSC civil services exam – 2014. He worked very hard this time to get this rank. It is not very easy to digest series of failures and …

Satish Reddy Rank 97 CSE – 2014: My Journey Towards Success Part – I

In this article (Part-1), Satish has described his journey towards success during  the second attempt in civil services exam. He has secured All India Rank 97 in 2014 Civil Services Exam. He too faced personal hardships like Aparna and finally emerged successful. In the next article he will write about what mistakes he made and how …

DAY – 35: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 35: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 14 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES NOTE: Economy  Topics of Two Previous Days Will be Covered Tomorrow & Day after Tomorrow. Today we have covered Art & Culture part. Descriptive Questions CLICK on the Questions to Post …

Khushaal Yadav Rank – 28 CSE-2014: Demystifying Interview

Khushaal Yadav, who passed out from AIIMS in 2014, has cleared UPSC civil services exam in his first attempt and secured 28th Rank. He says he benefited from InsightsOnIndia website during his preparation. He will be sharing his strategy for this exam with you. In the below article he has shared his views on Personality …

Neha Kumari Rank – 26 CSE – 14: Thank You Note + Strategy

My Strategy Neha Kumari. Rank – 26, CSE – 2014 “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.  Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is the result of living with the results of other people’s thinking.  Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice.  And most …

UPSC Announces Final Marks (Written + Interview) of Successful Candidates

CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) EXAMINATION 2014 MARKS OBTAINED BY RECOMMENDED CANDIDATES Today ( 13 July 2015) UPSC has published Marks secured by successful candidates who have secured ranks in Civil Services Exam – 2014. Ira Singhal, the topper has secured highest written marks – 920! That’s absolutely stunning. Second, Third and Fourth highest written marks are …

[MOTIVATION] Aparna Gupta – Rank 108: Overcoming Huge Personal Loss to Achieve Success

UPSC Civil Services Exam Strategy Aparna Gupta, Rank – 108, CSE-2015 If you search ‘Aparna’ in the search box above, you will find hundreds of answers and comments in her name. Aparna has been one of Insights’ active participants in answer writing challenges for the past one year. Getting Rank – 108 is not an easy …

Abdaal Akhtar Rank – 35: Preparation Strategy for UPSC CIvil Services Exam

Preparation Strategy for UPSC CIvil Services Exam Abdaal Akhtar, Rank – 35, CSE-2014 If there is one person whose answers we were in full of awe, it’s Abdaal Akhtar’s. He used to write top notch answers on this forum. We were shocked when his name didn’t appear in last year’s final list. But, like Raju …

TIMETABLE : Integrated Approach to UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015 – A Self Study Guide (July 8 to July 22)

TIMETABLE : Integrated Approach to UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015 – A Self Study Guide (July 8 to July 25) Previous Timetables Self Study Guide In this timetable we will be covering: NCERT Class XI Indian Economic Development NCERT Class XII Macroeconomics NCERT Class XI Fine Art (Introduction to Indian Art) NIOS – Indian …

DAY – 30: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 30: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 07 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions 1) Write a critical account on the history of stance taken by the Parliament and the Supreme Court on the amendability of Fundamental Rights. (200 Words) The Hindu Laxmikanth, …