Mayuri Khanna

Globalization and its impact on Citizenship

Citizenship implies full and equal membership of a political community. In the contemporary world, states provide a collective political identity to their members as well as certain rights. Therefore we think of ourselves as Indians, or Americans, depending on the state to which we belong.

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Mayuri Khanna

How to scan the NEWSPAPER for Civil Services Exam?

A day for IAS aspirant usually starts by reading newspaper and scanning the important news. Few jot down important points in the register; few underline the points and paste cuttings in the register; and so on.

However, have you ever noticed that when exam approaches most of the aspirants fail to even revise that notes, not able to co-relate them and end up reading the ready-made materials which become hard to grasp in the last minute.

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UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2017 with Explanation

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UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2017

Here we are providing the UPSC Prelims answer key 2017 of Set B with detailed explanation for the aspirants. This will help you in tallying the answers to know their scores and start preparation for Mains freely.

All The Best to our Prelims in 100 Days Program subscribers. 46+ answers (still counting is going on) out of 100 questions were from your program. Check the answers with the link of your program given with the explanation….

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Negate the Negative Marking

Before prelims examination many Do’s and Don’ts are usually told to the aspirants related to choice of topics, number of attempts and avoidance of negative marking. Yet during the examination atmosphere, to increase the number of attempts student move for guesswork. This brings them in the vicious cycle of Negative marking. More guessing, more chances of negative marking.

This occurs due to the following reasons:

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Mayuri Khanna

Last minute revision strategy for Prelims 2017

Prelims examination is meant to serve as a screening test only; the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

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Manoj K. Jha

What is Integrity and why it is so Important for Civil Servants?

Integrity is a personal choice, an uncompromising and consistent commitment to honour moral, ethical, spiritual and artistic values and principles. Integrity compels us to be socially conscious and to welcome both personal and professional responsibility. Its values encourage us to be honest in all our dealings and committed to a lifelong search for truth and justice.

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Manoj K. Jha

Perception and Reality of Ethics GS Paper 4

Is there any trend of IAS exam to follow at all? Yes…No… Don’t know…! Often IAS aspirant design their strategies based on certain reliable trends of this exam.  This includes from selecting an optional subject to giving importance to certain areas of GS Mains depending upon such hollowly created trends. Aspirants often underline the areas from which marks can be easily fetched. But is there any worth following such marking pattern of 2015 mains exam? For example; following slaughtering of Public administration from the last 3 years, many candidates moved in the sheds of safer subjects. Geography was supposed to be one such safe womb till marks of 2015 mains were out.  Again query remains unchanged- ‘is there any safe haven to fetch marks’?

No. A big no! Lets churn out another scenario; Scope of Ethics paper.

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IAS Topper’s Interview 2016 – 2017: K. Dinesh Kumar IAS Rank 06 with Pol Science Optional

Name: Kothamasu Dinesh Kumar
Rank in CSE 2016: 06
Total Attempts in CSE: 01
Optional Subject: Political Science

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IAS Toppers Interview: Suman Sourav Mohanty Rank 9 CSE 2016

Name Suman Sourav Mohanty
Rank in CSE 2016 09 in CSE 2016/ 413 in CSE 2015
Total Attempts in CSE 4
Optional Subject Public Administration
Medium English
Video 1: Preparation strategy for GS & Essay
Video 2: Preparation strategy for Public Administration 

 

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Importance of Economic Empowerment of Women

The Sustainable Developmental Goals (Five) has emphasized on Gender Equality and empowerment of all women and girls. Few of them are stated as:
a) End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere and violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation.
b) Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.
c) Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life.
d) Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights.
e) Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels.
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Climate change and human rights

“Climate change threatens our ability to achieve sustainable development, and in some cases, our very survival.”                                                                                                             – Ban Ki-Moon

UNFCCC defines ‘climate change’ as a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods. The major impact of climate change include rise in average global temperature, ice cap melting, changes in precipitation, and increase in ocean temperature leading to sea level rise.

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