Most of us know how elections are conducted in Lok Sabha. But how is a candidate elected to Rajya Sabha? What is the election procedure of the upper house, Rajya Sabha, also known as the Council of States? Procedure for Rajya sabha elections are more complex when compared to Loksabha elections. Why … [Read more...] about Elections to the Rajya Sabha: Know the procedure of electing a candidate to the upper house
Archives for March 2014
UPSC has released the schedule for personality test/interview for Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013. The Personality Test/ interview of written qualified candidates of CS(Main) examination, 2013 will commence from 9.4.2014. Out of a total of 3003 candidates declared qualified for Personality … [Read more...] about Schedule for Personality Test/ Interview for Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2013.
UPSC has announced the results of 2013 Civil Services Mains results. Roll numbers of around 3000 candidates are included in the list. Personality Test of these candidates is likely to commence from 7th April, 2014. Copy pasting the official announcement from UPSC on Civil Services Mains 2013 … [Read more...] about UPSC Civil Services Mains 2013 Written Exam Results Out!
ClearIAS.com in this part has included certain questions asked repeatedly by many test takers regarding UPSC exam evaluation process. We found these questions and answers in the UPSC website itself, and we are sure that there will be many candidates who find this information helpful. Question 1 : … [Read more...] about UPSC Exam Evaluation FAQs
If the overall marks of two or more candidates are equal, how is relative merit between such candidates decided by UPSC? Who will be given higher rank? Have you ever wondered about this situation? UPSC Ranking Methodology: if two candidates score equal marks The case of equal marks often … [Read more...] about UPSC Ranking When Two Candidates Score Equal Marks
Telangana, as you all know, is the proposed 29th state of India. Telangana is a region in the state of Andhra Pradesh and is going to exist as separate state from 2 June 2014. It is very important to know the history of Telangana and the background of separate statehood demand. At a time of many … [Read more...] about Telangana and Andhra Pradesh : History and Politics
Online IAS Preparation? Yes, like many other things around, UPSC Civil Services Exam preparation has also turned online! UPSC exam preparation has changed through these years. The way aspirants now approach the century-old Civil Services Exam is not the way it was done ten or twenty years … [Read more...] about Online IAS Preparation – 10 Useful Tips
Ukraine Crisis makes news headlines almost every day now. In this globalized world, no event occurs in isolation. Whether or not involved, every crisis, revolution or peace treaty has impact on almost all nations. It is in this perspective that we should see Ukraine crisis. As you might be aware the … [Read more...] about Euromaidan, Ukrainian revolution and Crimean crisis
IAS aspirants have to be aware with various government schemes and programmes, particularly related with development and social justice. With numerous schemes, reports, graphs and data around, candidates often find it difficult to keep track of the details. Also there was no all-in-one destination … [Read more...] about Vikaspedia.in – The Wikipedia for IAS Aspirants!
Another article under our guest contributor program; this time covering the basics of nuclear chemistry. Those who have missed the last article covering basics of chemistry, you may read it here. Now let's us focus on Nuclear Chemistry which is an area given stress in most of the UPSC Preliminary … [Read more...] about Nuclear Chemistry Basics Explained