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UPSC Mains 2015 : General Studies 2 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. Discuss the possible factors that inhibit India from enacting for its citizens a uniform civil code as provided for in the Directive Principles of State policy. Q2. The concept of cooperative federalism has been increasingly… Continue Reading »


UPSC Mains 2015 : General Studies 1 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 ancient civilization in Indian sub-continent differed from those of Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece in that its culture and traditions have been preserved without a breakdown to the present day. Comment. Q2. Mesolithic rock… Continue Reading »


CSE Mains 2015 : Essay question paper

Write two essays choosing one from each of the following Sections A and B, in about 1000-1200 words each.                                                                                                                        2 X 125 = 250   SECTION… Continue Reading »


UPSC Prelims 2015 Result

The result of UPSC Civil Services Prelims Examination, 2015 has been declared. It can be viewed at the official website here – UPSC Result. If you are unable to visit the official link, due to high server load, you may see the result at this link – CSP Result 2015   ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-


Question Paper : UPSC CSE Prelims 2015 General Studies -Part 2

For part 1 (questions 1 to 50) – http://selfstudyias.com/question-paper-upsc-cse-prelims-2015-general-studies-part-1/   51. ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana’ has been launched for (a) providing housing loan to poor people at cheaper interest rates (b) promoting women’s Self-Help Groups in backward areas (c) promoting financial inclusion in the country (d) providing financial help to the marginalized communities   52. With reference to the Fourteenth Finance Commission, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It has increased the share of States in the central divisible pool from 32 percent to… Continue Reading »


Question Paper : UPSC CSE Prelims 2015 General Studies -Part 1

1. With reference to the Cabinet Mission, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It recommended a federal government. 2. It enlarged the powers of the Indian courts. 3. It provided for more Indians in the ICS. Select the correct answer using the code given below. (a) I only (b) 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 3 (d) None   2. Which one of the following National Parks has a climate that varies from tropical to subtropical, temperate and arctic? (a) Khangchendzonga National Park… Continue Reading »


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