UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam, the first round of selection process for different All India Services like IAS, IPS etc, will be conducted on 19.05.2013 (SUNDAY), while the Civil Services Main Exam (written) will commence on 08.11.2013 (FRIDAY).The last date for receipt of Applications … [Read more...] about UPSC Civil Service Exam 2013 Notification
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Fiscal Deficit, Fiscal Consolidation and Current Account Deficit are terms that we hear often from the Finance Minister and Prime Minister as the areas that needs prime attention. What is Fiscal Deficit? The fiscal deficit is the difference between the government's total expenditure and its … [Read more...] about Fiscal Deficit and Current Account Deficit: The Twin Deficits
Reserve Bank of India has cut REPO and CRR rates together for the first time in 9 months on Jan 29, 2013. The cut was by 25 basis points (.25%), and now the REPO rate stands at 7.75% while CRR stands at 4%. What is REPO rate? REPO denotes Re Purchase Option - the rate by which RBI gives loans to … [Read more...] about REPO and CRR Rate Cuts – What Should You Understand?
What is CSAT? The term CSAT ( Civil Service Aptitude Test) is not official from UPSC. You will not find this term in anywhere in the UPSC notifications. But ever since UPSC changed the Civil Service Preliminary Exam structure in 2011, the preliminary stage is popularly known by the term CSAT. … [Read more...] about Understanding CSAT – Civil Service Preliminary Exam Model Questions
Books For CSAT Prelims : Books needed for cracking CSAT prelims is a query we get often. Our team has already posted a list our useful books needed for Civil Services Exam including the links to buy them from Flipkart. There might be candidates who clear Civil Services Prelims by referring 100 books … [Read more...] about Books For CSAT Prelims (If You Are Running Short Of Time!)
At United Nations Millennium Summit (Sep 2000), world leaders agreed to eight specific and measurable development goals—later came to be known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). There were 8 MDGs, 18 targets and 48 indicators to measure the results. The target year was 2015. Millennium … [Read more...] about UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Major Bills Pending Before Parliament in Winter Session 2012 can be shortlisted as below. Major Bills (25) Lokpal Whistle Blowers' Protection Women's Reservation Companies bill Banking laws amendment bill Insurance laws amendment bill Pension fund regulatory Development authority … [Read more...] about Major Bills Pending Before Parliament in Winter Session 2012