Article 324 to 329 of Part XV of the Constitution deals with the electoral system in our country. Constitution allows Parliament to make provisions in all matters relating to elections to the Parliament and State Legislatures. In exercise of this power, the Parliament has enacted laws like … [Read more...] about Salient features of the Representation of Peoples Act
Archives for July 2013
Books for UPSC Civil Service Main Exam overlap with many books recommended for Prelims. But Mains stage demands certain additional books as there are new topics like Foreign Relations, Internal Security, Ethics etc. We suggest a mix of NCERT Books, Government websites, newspapers along with … [Read more...] about Books for UPSC Civil Service Main Exam Preparation
For ease of convenience, we are dividing the books for UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Exam preparation into two categories - Essential and Reference. Books tagged 'essential' are fundamental books which will be highly useful to build your basics. Once you are thorough with these basic books, if you … [Read more...] about Books for UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Exam
Last year trends of UPSC results, and IAS cut offs were mentioned in some of our earlier posts. This post is supposed to be a strategy builder for candidates - for both who cleared UPSC prelims and for those who didn't. As indicated in the one of the previous posts, UPSC Prelims result won't make … [Read more...] about UPSC Prelims Results: How Should You Take It?
UPSC Exam Calender 2014 : UPSC has posted in the official website (upsc.gov.in) the probable dates of UPSC exams in 2014. As per the calendar Civil Service Prelims will be on Aug 24, 2014 while Civil Service Mains will be for 5 days from Dec 14, 2014. Civil Service Prelims 2013 were 3 months earlier … [Read more...] about UPSC Exam Calender | Civil Service Exam Dates 2014
Self Help Groups (SHG) are mentioned in the GS Paper 2 as per the latest UPSC Mains Syllabus. SHG related questions can also be expected in Prelims as well as in the Essay Paper of Mains. This article is based on July 2013 Kurukshetra magazine, and intends to give a gist about SHGs. UPSC syllabus … [Read more...] about Self Help Groups (SHG) in India: Gist of Kurukshetra
If aspirants preparing for UPSC Civil Services Exam are confused about one particular subject, that is Indian Economy! Candidates are doubtful about the approach and study-materials for Economics section of IAS Prelims and Mains. They keep on asking about the single, all-in-one-book to cover … [Read more...] about How To Prepare Economy for Civil Services Exam?
Psychology is among the favorite optional subjects of Civil Services aspirants, and as per the changed syllabus, a command over psychology will turn out to be beneficial not only in optionals, but also in GS papers like Ethics (GS Paper 4). Listing below the most useful books for Psychology … [Read more...] about Psychology Optional Paper: Books to read for Civil Services Main Exam
Philosophy is among the favorite optional subjects of Civil Services aspirants though classroom coaching is not extensively available for the subject through out India like History or Public Administration. The subject can be covered without any classroom coaching, if the candidate is focused and … [Read more...] about Philosophy Optional Paper: Books to read for Civil Services Main Exam
Strategy and guidelines for Security and Disaster Management Preparation for UPSC Mains Exam : UPSC Mains GS Paper 3 has specifically listed a new area : Security and Disaster Management. As there will be numerous situations in the life of a civil servant dealing with security and disaster … [Read more...] about How To Study Security and Disaster Management for UPSC Mains Exam?