Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicUPSC exam

Topic: UPSC exam

‘What Next’ for UPSC-negatives? Indians with wasted youth don’t want to return empty-handed

While the passionate preparatory struggle of India's UPSC aspirants is widely acknowledged, their years after the negative result is spent in quiet solitude, loss of esteem, even shame.

Regular coaching no longer enough — UPSC aspirants opt for ‘personal mentors’ to crack exam

The mentors, often former civil servants, help aspirants 'improve their performance, focus on their holistic development. and encourage critical thinking'.

UPSC’s top 3 scorers are women, PM congratulates all candidates who cracked civil services exam

Shruti Sharma, Ankita Agarwal and Gamini Singla have topped the UPSC exams for 2021. Topper Sharma is an alumnus of St Stephens College and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

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'.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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