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UPSC CSE 2015 prelims official answer key and disputed questions

UPSC has released the official answer key for the Civil services examination held in 2015. It can be viewed at the following link – Official ans key prelims 2015. Here we look at the disputed questions that became a point of debate. The answer given here is the one provided by UPSC.   1. Who/Which of the following is the custodian of the Constitution of India? (a) The President of India (b) The Prime Minister of India (c) The Lok Sabha Secretariat (d) The Supreme… Continue Reading »


UPSC Civil Services Examination 2015 Cut off marks

UPSC has declared the cutoff marks for Civil services examination, 2015.       Self Study IAS’s 1000 Prelims MCQs with answer & detailed explanation @ Rs 350. Click here for more information. Please read these important articles about prelims preparation 1. How UPSC asks current affairs in GS Prelims 2. How to practice prelims MCQs for UPSC 3. Applying logic in UPSC General Studies Prelims   ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————


1000 Prelims MCQs with detailed explanation @ Rs 350

The 1000 MCQs with detailed explanation contains all the 10 mock tests and their solutions provided in the GS Prelims Test Series 2015. This is being now provided at a discounted price of only Rs 350. The MCQs are still relevant for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam and will provide the necessary practice and revision. You can go through this link containing prelims MCQs to get an idea about the standard and quality of questions.   How to buy You need to make the payment… Continue Reading »


UPSC Civil Services Notification 2016 Simplified

  UPSC released the notification for Civil Services Examination 2016. The full notification can be viewed here. In this post we are giving important points, highlights and summary of the notification. We are also including a FAQs to help the aspirants know about the application process and other requirements.   Highlights & Summary   1. Important dates  a) Date of prelims exam – 7 August 2016 b) Starting date of online application – 27 April 2016 c) Last date of online application – 27 May… Continue Reading »


UPSC Mains 2015 : General Studies 4 question paper

Answer questions in NOT MORE than the word limit specified for each in the parenthesis. Content of the answer in more important than its length.   SECTION-A   Q1. (a) What in meant by ‘environmental ethics? Why is it important to study? Discuss any one environmental issue from the viewpoint of environmental ethics. (150 words) (10) (b) Differentiate between the following (200 words)  (10) (1) Law and Ethics (2) Ethical management and Management of ethics (3) Discrimination and Preferential treatment (4) Personal ethics and Professional… Continue Reading »


UPSC Mains 2015 : General Studies 3 question paper

Answer the following questions in not more than 200 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than their length. All questions carry equal marks.                                          12.5 X 20=250   Q1. The nature of economic growth in India in recent times in often described as jobless growth. Do you agree with this view? Give arguments in, favour of your answer. Q2. Livestock rearing has a big potential for providing… Continue Reading »


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