INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 6

INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 6  Quiz plugin is slow and doesn’t work when we are trying to post more questions.  SOLUTIONS will be posted at 11 am tomorrow. You may post your answers in the comment box. 1). Consider the following statements about agriculture in India: The dynamics of agricultural …

TIMETABLE: 2015 Civil Services Mains – General Studies, Essay and Optional Integrated Strategy

2015 IAS Mains Preparation Self Study Guide Caution:Basically this is a Test Series for you to practice from home. The schedule which we are about to post in this article is NOT a ‘one size fits all’ solution to your UPSC Mains strategy. This timetable assumes that you have studied all NCERTs, Standard Books for …

Balaji D K, Rank 36, CSE – 2014: Strategy for General Studies Paper – 2 and Paper – 3

Strategy for General Studies Paper – 2 and Paper – 3 Balaji D K,  Rank – 36, CSE – 2014   Dear Friends, Many were requesting me to pen down strategy for General Studies (Mains). I don’t intend to give any strategy for GS-1, since it is more of studying from standard books and writing …

DAY – 44: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 44: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 29 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions CLICK on the Questions to Post Your Answers. How were the debates with religious scholars important in the formation of Akbar’s ideas on governance and religion? Discuss. (200 Words) …

DAY – 41: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 41: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 24 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE (+ Recent UPDATE) ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions CLICK on the Questions to Post Your Answers. 1) India is projected to be the youngest nation in the world by 2020. While this provides great opportunities, …

DAY – 40: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 40: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 23 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE (+ Recent UPDATE) ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions CLICK on the Questions to Post Your Answers. 1) Even the model APMC Act has been criticized by the latest Economic Survey on several grounds. Critically examine …

DAY – 39: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 39: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 21 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Thanks to Rains, Power Cuts, and other Factors, we could Frame Only 10 questions that too from Chapter – 1 itself! Anyway we will cover all chapters without compromising both quantity …

[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 …

DAY – 36 & 37: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 36 & 37: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 15 & 16 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Economic Survey Chapters will be Covered Tomorrow Descriptive Questions CLICK on the Questions to Post Your Answers. 1) What are the instruments of monetary policy of RBI? …

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

DAY – 34: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 13 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES NOTE: Art and Culture Topics of Two Previous Days Will be Covered Tomorrow & Day after Tomorrow Descriptive Questions CLICK on the Questions to Post Your Answers. 1) With suitable illustrations, …

DAY – 32 & 33: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 32 & 33: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 09 & 11 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions CLICK on the Questions to Post Your Answers. 1) Critically analyse the components of New Economic Policy which India initiated in early 1990s and their …

DAY – 31: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 31: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 08 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions NOTE: Left-over chapters will be subsequently covered. Thank you. CLICK on the Questions to Post Your Answers. 1) Give a quantitative appraisal of India’s demographic profile during the colonial …

[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 …