Thank you for the tremendous response to the ClearIAS post on "Intelligent Elimination Techniques (IETs)". By this time, you know that you can find out the correct answer to most UPSC Prelims Questions, by applying IETs, even if you are not sure of the answer. In this post, we thought to further … [Read more...] about Solving UPSC Prelims Questions Using IETs – Master the ClearIAS Techniques!
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In the UPSC Civil Services Main Examination (written), candidates are allowed to choose one optional subject. Which is the favourite optional subject of most aspirants? Any guesses? The Most Popular Optional Subject in UPSC Civil Services Main Examination: Geography. Geography is now the most … [Read more...] about Which is the Most Popular Optional Subject in UPSC Civil Services Main Examination?
Before I start this long post on Intelligent Elimination Techniques (IET), I would like to tell you two things. One - This post would be lengthy :-) However, it would be worth your time if you read it till the end (and adopt it in your regular practice). Two - There is a 'Disclaimer' regarding … [Read more...] about Intelligent Elimination Techniques (IET) – Useful Tricks To Solve MCQs (UPSC, SSC, Banking)
ClearIAS Current Affairs Capsule February 2019 (the latest monthly MCQs PDF) is released. You can now download the Monthly MCQs eBooks (PDFs) for FREE from the ClearIAS Store. What is peculiar about ClearIAS Current Affairs Capsules? ClearIAS Current Affairs Capsules (CCC) are eBooks which contain … [Read more...] about ClearIAS Current Affairs Capsule February 2019 – Monthly MCQs eBook (PDF) Now Available to Download (for FREE)
Iranian Revolution refers to the popular movement in Iran (1979) to overthrow a pro-western monarchy and establish an Islamic republic. As a result of the Iranian Revolution, Iran became an Islamic Republic. Iranian Revolution, also known as the Islamic Revolution, is a momentous development in … [Read more...] about Iranian Revolution – How is the Islamic Revolution Connected with the Clash of Civilizations?
The Kashmir Issue is not just a border dispute between India and Pakistan. It has many dimensions - external and internal. Was Kashmir an independent nation? Learn the history of Kashmir Kashmir, and adjacent areas like Gilgit, Jammu, and Ladakh - were part of the different empires at different … [Read more...] about Kashmir Issue – Understand the multiple dimensions
India’s Afghan policy is at a crossroads. A period of adjustment has become essential following US President Donald Trump’s unilateral announcement that he is pulling US troops out of Afghanistan. The US withdrawal from Afghan not only affects Indian policy on Afghan but also changes the … [Read more...] about India-Afghanistan Relations – Everything you need to know
In simple terms, reservation in India is all about reserving access to seats in the government jobs, educational institutions, and even legislatures to certain sections of the population. Also known as affirmative action, the reservation can also be seen as positive discrimination. Reservation … [Read more...] about Reservation in India – Explained in Layman’s Terms
Do you belong to Other Backward Classes (OBC)? Non-Creamy Layer candidates from OBC are entitled to reservations in jobs as well as educational institutions. However, many candidates (an even some bureaucrats) are ignorant about the provisions of OBC reservation. If you are a deserving candidate … [Read more...] about OBC Reservation Eligibility – Do you come under the Non-Creamy Layer?
Do you have any questions or concerns regarding UPSC Online Application for exams like Civil Services Examination? Go through this post, and you will get answers to most of your common queries. Note: Don't miss Question Numbers 21, 39, and 49! 1. How do I access the site to fill up the UPSC … [Read more...] about UPSC Online Application 2019 – 50+ Common Queries and Concerns Answered