Thanks to the hero portrayals by film and media - the collectors and the commissioners - now the Indian society has at least vague idea about the top government services like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS). But that's not the case with Indian Foreign Service … [Read more...] about Applied Diplomacy – A Motivational Book for IFS Aspirants
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We had discussed Central Schemes and Centrally Sponsored Schemes in our earlier posts. Candidates appearing for most exams (like those conducted by UPSC, SSC or PSCs) have to understand the details of various schemes. In this post, let's see how to get a grasp of the most recent scheme of … [Read more...] about Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)
In this post under Clear IAS polity series on Indian Constitution, we discuss the Officers of the State Legislature. We have so far covered till Article 177 of Indian Constitution (previous posts can be accessed from the link Clear IAS Free Online Study Materials →Indian Polity Study Materials). In … [Read more...] about Officers of the State Legislature (Articles 178 to 187)
This post on the State Legislature is a part of Clear IAS polity series on Indian Constitution, covering all the important topics from Article 1 to Article 395. Posts so far published under this series are linked directly under their respective chapters and parts. Our goal is to cover Indian … [Read more...] about The State Legislature – in General (Article 168-177)
What are the must read NCERTs for IAS exam preparation? We have mentioned many times that NCERT books are the best books to begin the UPSC Civil Services Exam preparation. NCERTs being textbooks for school children, are written in a very simple and lucid manner. These textbooks are quite easy to … [Read more...] about Must Read NCERT Books for IAS Exam Preparation – Buy Online
Around 10 lakh aspirants apply for UPSC Civil Services Exam, every year. But what is the last rank that can fetch an aspirant the prestigious IAS (Indian Administrative Service)? The answer lies in the number of vacancies reported for each year and the category an aspirant belongs. 2018: The … [Read more...] about Upto Which Rank Can An Aspirant Get Into IAS, IPS or IFS?
In this article on Medieval India, we cover the Mughal Dynasty. The main reference material for this post is NCERT History text for Class 7 (Our past -1). Only the main points from the chapters are compiled below. These points might come quite handy for Prelims and Mains. The Mughal Dynasty … [Read more...] about Medieval India: Mughal Dynasty (NCERT)