Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicUPSC exam

Topic: UPSC exam

EdSarrthi’s mentorship helps UPSC IAS aspirants decide the best strategy

EdSarrthi segregates students according to their learning levels and provides them cohort-based mentorship.

Covid didn’t give much of a choice to UPSC aspirants. Modi govt should learn from states

Despite promising UPSC candidates one more attempt and an increase in the age limit, Modi govt's U-turn is more than insensitive, it has consequences.

Why Prepp.in is the best online platform for UPSC, IAS aspirants to up their GK awareness

Prepp.in, an online EduTech startup, has recently launched its daily dose of Current Affairs series for UPSC-IAS aspirants, which has become a huge hit with students.

SubscriberWrites: How UPSC prelims exam strives for level playing field but ends up a ‘convoluted mess’

The exam has nothing to do with assessing the governance potential of a candidate, but rather of memorizing disjointed facts, states, Srimant Mishra.

SC rejects plea seeking extra chance for UPSC aspirants who exhausted last attempt in 2020

On 9 February, Centre had said that the candidates who gave their last attempt examination in October 2020 would get one more chance this year provided they are not age barred.

Caste surnames, religious symbols should not be revealed in civil services interview — Report

The report, commissioned by social justice ministry, also pitches for reservation for SC/STs in private sector to give 'job security on par with the advanced sections of the society'.

Most UPSC aspirants can’t afford private coaching, so states are stepping in to bridge gap

Delhi govt is organising interactions for students with serving officials, while UP has launched a scheme where IAS & IPS officers will coach aspirants.

Why UPSC is insisting on holding civil service exam on 4 October despite aspirants’ protests

Worried about rising Covid-19 numbers, aspirants have filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking a postponement of the exam, but UPSC has cited JEE & NEET exam to stick to the date.

IAS my true passion, modelling a hobby, says former Miss India finalist who cracked UPSC exam

A DU graduate, Aishwarya Sheoran did not take any coaching classes to prepare for the exam. She says her priority now is to work on women empowerment, education and health.

‘No scam’ — this is why UPSC always recruits fewer candidates than posts notified

While UPSC shortlisted 829 candidates, the number of vacancies flagged by the government, which the UPSC notified, stood at 927.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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