Category: PRELIMS

Mayuri Khanna

With Right Source, Right Strategy – Revise Prelims 2017

  • by Mayuri Khanna

Why the Prelims paper is an objective type? What is the significance of conducting objective test?

The answer seems obvious:

  • To check the knowledge of the candidates.
  • To measure successful memorization of facts
  • To measure the effective application of critical thinking skills.

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Last minute revision strategy for Prelims 2017

  • by Mayuri Khanna

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

PT 2016: The Right Time is Now !

  • by Manoj K. Jha

This year’s preliminary examination will be a different game altogether. A tough examination has became tougher as one has to attempt only the GS.  In this light there are two pertinent questions which demand immediate answer:

 1.    What should be the right strategy to minimize the risk and maximize the possibility of qualifying the first stage?

 2.    How to manage time as one can’t leave PT preparation for the last minute and also can’t  put all efforts for PT at the cost of GS Mains, optional and gradual improvement of writing ability?

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Step-up the game with super 30 topics

  • by Manoj K. Jha

GS for PT is tough; most of the students are worried about it, as there is no fixed length and breath. However, at the same time they also show traits of careless attitude by carrying loose mode of preparation. Aspirants generally go through N.C.E.R.T. books and some crash materials. N.C.E.R.T. books are certainly important, but only to begin with. You cannot depend solely on these books. Even we use to categorize the PT questions for the sake of our convenience with a purpose of decoding the trend. But loose and general categorization does not help always.

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How to read India Year Book?

  • by Manoj K. Jha

India Year Book is published by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. It provides a detailed knowledge about India and various sectors of the economy. But it is too bulky, detailed and complicated. which makes it difficult for an aspirant to read and grasp all the points.

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How IAS examination questions are framed?

  • by Manoj K. Jha

Can u guess how IAS examination questions are framed? What are the sources they opt for framing the questions?

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Current Affairs: the real game changer for PT 15

  • by Manoj K. Jha

To succeed in UPSC Exam, a thorough knowledge of current affairs is required. In the examination, sometimes the questions are directly related to Current Affairs or sometimes indirectly related to the current events or news. Sometimes even the traditional part of the General Studies questions are those questions, which were in news during even, last ten to twelve months. If we analyze Prelims questions, at least 20 to 25% questions are directly related to Current Affairs. The percentage is likely to increase further in future.

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Is comprehension a reason to worry about???

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Of the late Reading Comprehension has become a big headache for the students appearing in the Civil Services Preliminary Examination.

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Preparing Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency for CSAT

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Data Interpretation is one of the easy sections of one day competitive Examinations. It is an extension of Mathematical skill and accuracy

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Preparing for General Mental ability and Basic Numeracy for CSAT

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Quantitative section takes about 10-12 % of the CSAT paper. The number of questions varied from 3 to 7 to 11 till last year.

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Manoj K. Jha

Human Geography Syllabus

  • by Manoj K. Jha

IAS aspirants are always in dilemma regarding the selection of topics and detailing of micro topics of related subjects

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Important Topics of General Science and Science & Tech.

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It has always been a dilemma for the aspirants, while charting the syllabus for General Science. It is more so while detailing the areas of recent development, the micro topics related to this area, for prelim, has been pretty vast.

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Manoj K. Jha

CSAT is qualifying now ! What Next ?

  • by Manoj K. Jha

Atlast, the government has cleared the air on the controversy of CSAT exam… it has approved the decision for making the General Studies Paper-II(CSAT) in the Civil Services(Preliminary) Examination a qualifying paper with a minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%…. further the English Language comprehension skill portion will continue to remain excluded.

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Important Topics of Environment and Ecology

  • by Manoj K. Jha

The topic of ‘Ecology, Bio-diversity & Climate-Change’ in Prelim coupled with the topic of ‘Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment’ in Main, creates a comprehensive structure of study.

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Important Physical Geography Topics For Ias 2014

  • by Manoj K. Jha

IAS aspirants are always in a dilemma regarding the selection of topics and detailing of micro topics of related subjects. Here we are presenting topics for Physical Geography (World & India) ….

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Sound your ‘Basics’

  • by Manoj K. Jha

Due to the unpredictability of the exam wherein you cannot afford to make selective study purely based on previous years question papers.

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IAS PT 2014- SPECIAL SERIES-1, GS for Prelims: Changing trends

  • by Manoj K. Jha

GS for prelims have always been a nightmare both for the freshers as well as experienced campaigners. This is primarily because of the vastness of the syllabus wherein almost everything under the sun is covered under it and is fit to be studied and known.

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