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PDFs of Question Papers of UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2024

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2024 is conducted by UPSC on 16th June 2024. This exam consisted of two Papers: General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II (or CSAT Paper). While CSAT Paper is only of qualifying in nature, the marks obtained in General Studies Paper I are used to decide the cut-off. […]

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18 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 3: Understanding Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba News: Water levels at Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe have dropped dramatically because of the latest El Nino drought. Lake Kariba: It’s known as the largest man-made lake and reservoir worldwide. It is situated on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border and located 200 kilometers downstream from Victoria Falls. Formed in the 1950s due to the construction

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18 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 1: Thiruvalluvar and Kerogen

Thiruvalluvar News: The BJP Party aims to establish Thiruvalluvar Cultural Centres across the globe to showcase India’s rich culture. Thiruvalluvar, commonly known as Valluvar, was an Indian poet and philosopher. Thiruvalluvar’s era and religious beliefs are subject to debate. Some suggest he lived in the 3rd or 4th century CE, while others propose a later

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17 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 1: Mahad Satyagraha, Pahariyas Tribe & Ringwoodite

Mahad Satyagraha News: The Mahad Satyagraha is considered to be the ‘foundational event’ of the Dalit movement. Mahad : It is a town located in the Raigad district, formerly known as Kolaba, in the North Konkan region of Maharashtra. It was a part of the former capital city of Shivaji’s Maharaj’s Maratha empire and is

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16 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 2: FSIB, ADB Explained

Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB) News: FSIB recently recommended the name of SIDBI Chairman and Managing Director. Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB): It’s a government body set up under the Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance. It replaced the Banks Board Bureau (BBB) that was declared an incompetent authority. Composition: FSIB is headed

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15 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 1: Demystifying Volcanic Vortex Rings

Volcano Vortex Rings News: Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, is known for Volcanic (Volcano) Vortex Rings. Mount Etna: Mount Etna is an active volcano on the east coast of Sicily. Mount Etna is the highest active volcano in Europe. Mount Etna is the highest Mediterranean island mountain and the

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Best Books for UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains Exam

UPSC Prelims & Mains: Top Books List to Ace the Exam (2024)

Best Books for UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains Exam The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most prestigious and competitive exams in India. It serves as a gateway to a career in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and several other Group A services. Preparing

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UPSC Current Affairs: South India Water Crisis, Katchatheevu & UPSC Exam Topics

GS Paper 1 Katchatheevu Islands News: PM Modi criticized the decision made by the Congress in 1974 to give Katchatheevu island to Sri Lanka, calling it careless. Location:  Katchatheevu is a tiny uninhabited island spanning 285 acres in the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. It is situated northeast of Rameswaram and lies around

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