The FRBM Act was passed by the Parliament of India in 2003 to reduce Fiscal Deficit. Every time when the Union Budget of India is presented, the term FRBM is seen in the news. You may see headlines like ‘FRBM targets are missed’ or ‘FRBM targets are met’. What exactly is FRBM? What is the … [Read more...] about FRBM Act – Guidelines, Targets, and Escape Clause
Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance, presented the Indian Budget 2020 on February 1, 2020. In this article, we shall help you not only understand the key points of the Union Budget 2020 but also understand the key concepts like Fiscal Deficit, Primary Deficit etc. Budget 2020 provides the … [Read more...] about Budget 2020 – Explainer in layman’s terms
If you are preparing for IAS/IPS 2020, it's the time to join ClearIAS UPSC Prelims Online Mock Test Series 2020 and start taking model exams. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducting the Civil Services Examination (Preliminary) on May 31, 2020. To succeed in the tough … [Read more...] about ClearIAS UPSC Prelims Online Mock Test Series 2020 – Enroll Now and Get Access to All Uploaded Exams
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled Economic Survey 2019-2020 in both the houses of Parliament. Economic Survey (ES) is the flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance which gives a detailed account of the various sectors of the economy. The survey not only provides information … [Read more...] about Economic Survey 2019-2020 Summary: 10 Key points which you should not miss!
What are the qualities that will be judged during the UPSC Interview (CSE)? Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Personality Test (interview) for candidates who qualified for the Civil Services Main Exam (written) - every year - usually in the months of February, March and … [Read more...] about 7 Qualities that will be judged during the UPSC Interview (CSE)
UPSC 2020: The application process for IAS/IPS exam has started. Apply before the last date! To get selected into services like IAS or IPS, you need to appear for the UPSC Civil Services Exam. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications from candidates for the Civil … [Read more...] about UPSC 2020: Apply for the Civil Services Exam from February 12, 2020
The 6th edition of Indian Polity by Laxmikanth is thoroughly revised, enlarged, and updated. No wonder the 'bible' of Indian Polity received an overwhelming response from the readers! The ‘Indian Polity’ book authored by M. Laxmikanth and published by McGraw Hill Education India has always had a … [Read more...] about Indian Polity by Laxmikanth – Book Review (6th Edition)
How many attempts does it take to clear the 'IAS exam'? How many times did each candidate appear in the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) before he or she was finally selected? Many are fascinated by the stories of UPSC Toppers, but not everyone knows the years of hard work they put in to … [Read more...] about How many attempts does it take to succeed in the UPSC Civil Services Exam (on an average)?
Union Public Service Commission published the names of all candidates who qualified the UPSC CSE Main Exam 2019 (written). UPSC released the names of all successful candidates in Civil Services Exam (CSE) - Mains 2019 (written). 2304 Candidates are qualified for the Personality Test … [Read more...] about UPSC CSE Main Exam 2019: Names of Successful Candidates Released
About 2300 candidates qualified to attend the UPSC Civil Services Personality Test in February 2020, says UPSC. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced the results of the Civil Services Main (written) Exam 2019. 2304 Candidates are qualified for the Personality Test (Interview) to be … [Read more...] about 2304 Candidates Qualify UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2019 – Interview to Start in February 2020