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Important National and International Reports : Preparation Tips for UPSC Prelims

Since last few year UPSC Prelims Exam has seen a fundamental shift in type of questions asked. Due to this there has been an obvious shift in the strategy and planning of Prelims Exam. The questions based on government reports have been making their presence in prelims exam. Almost 3-4 questions are asked every year from Government and International Reports. These questions often give students Goosebumps if they are going without preparation in the exam. Today’s article will deal with Preparation Strategy and list of resources to be referred for Government Reports.

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Financial Markets for UPSC Prelims Exam: Strategy and Resources for Preparation

Indian financial market is a contributor to largest chunk of questions in UPSC PreliminaryExam. Economyon the one hand has been regarded as the most basic and fundamental subject for UPSC prelims exam that constitutes 12-15 questions in prelims exam. Out of these questions financial market questions have 2-3 in numbers in Prelims exam. However these questions put maximum level of difficulty before the aspirants as they are associated mostly with the dynamic portion. One often find difficulty in finding resources and books for this section. Most of the time questions from banking and monetary instruments preoccupy the entire segment of economy so the financial instruments have very limited or little role remains in the prelims exam. In this scenario only basic and fundamental knowledge about financial market suffice. The current article deals with the tactics and resources to study financial market so that questions from this section never go unsolved in prelims exam.

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Preparing Monetary Policy and Banking for UPSC Prelims : Tips and Tricks

Importance of Economy has increased in the past few years for the UPSC Prelims Exam. Usually 15 to 20 questions asked  in the UPSC Preliminary Examination Of Civil Services.The nature of Economy subject is more dynamic rather than static as the changes are quite volatile. Keeping this in mind a UPSC aspirant should prepare economy carefully. Monetary policy and Banking is an important section in Economy and ignoring or skipping this section can cost you heavily in UPSC Prelims Exam. In today’s article we will have a look upon the strategy and resources for preparing this particular section in Economy that often leave student helpless and confused if not prepared well.

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Economic Curves and Indicators : A Guide to Prepare for UPSC Prelims

Economics is among those subjects that create a lot of confusion in the aspirants of UPSC. Unlike other subjects of UPSC this subject is more dynamic in  nature due to continuous addition of policies and programs.This subject has profound and more direct  impact on general masses in comparison to other subjects.Owing to this Economy is regarded as the most basic and difficult subject.Economy as a subject is having a huge importance in UPSC Prelims as well as mains. However, it is an interesting subject and for the interested aspirant can be quite an engaging one to study as it is constantly connected to real life and the things happening around us.

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Economic Committees Of India : Approach and Plan For UPSC Prelims

If aspirants preparing for UPSC Civil Services Exam are confused about one particular subject, that is Indian Economy! Candidates are doubtful about the approach and study-materials for Economics section of IAS Prelims . It is crucial to have knowledge regarding the important Committees And Commissions in India for UPSC exam preparations. Questions are always asked from the various commissions and committees in the Indian economy .

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How to Prepare Environmental Conventions and Organisations For UPSC Prelims

Environment and Ecology has been an important segment for UPSC Civil services Preliminary examination. Since last few years has seen inclusion of questions from Environment Section. The reason might be due to rising awareness regarding environment and conservation efforts globally. One more reason is cited behind this trend is Indian Forest Service Exam that is conducted along with UPSC Prelims Exam. Out of the total questions asked from environment a substantial number of questions are asked from Environmental conventions and its organisations.  Students have to prepare this segment really well to tackle any unpredictable questions of the UPSC Prelims Examination. In todays article we will discuss a strategy to prepare such questions for UPSC Prelims Exam point of view.

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How to Cover Biodiversity Hotspots, Biodiversity Reserves And Tiger Reserves for UPSC Prelims

Environment and Ecology has been an important segment for UPSC Civil services Preliminary examination. Since last few years has seen inclusion of questions from Environment Section. The reason might be due to rising awareness regarding environment and conservation efforts globally. One more reason is cited behind this trend is Indian Forest Service Exam that is conducted along with UPSC Prelims Exam. Out of the total questions asked from environment a substantial number of questions are asked from Biodiversity hotspots, biosphere reserves and tiger reserves .  Students have to prepare this segment really well to tackle any unpredictable questions of the UPSC Prelims Examination. In todays article we will discuss a strategy to prepare such questions for UPSC Prelims Exam point of view.

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How to Ace Map Based Questions for UPSC Prelims

Your UPSC exam prelims preparation will not be complete if you don’t study an atlas. Map-based questions are a regular feature in the UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam. Many maps based questions in UPSC Prelims confuses the aspirants. Many aspirants are confused about where to begin when it comes to maps or atlases.  This article gives you a few pointers on how to effectively utilise the maps or atlas for preparing Indian Geography and tackle the map-based questions in UPSC exam. The weightage carried by map based question in UPSC Prelims has been increasing year by year. The questions asked from Geography varies from 8-10 and mapping questions range from 1-2 every year. UPSC often asks two types of map based questions One which is from static part and every aspirant is supposed to know while other being dynamically mapped with current affairs.

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World Asthma Day: During the Crisis of Covid-19

World Asthma Day is organized annually by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to increase awareness about the chronic respiratory disease asthma, its precautions, prevention, and care around the world. Nowadays, this disease is prevalent in children also.

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How to approach IUCN Red List Related Questions in UPSC Prelims

In the last few years, it has been seen that UPSC is constantly giving more weightage to ‘Environment Section’. This has happened with the change in format since the year 2011, However various reasons could be cited for this including the inclusion of Indian Forest Services (IFoS) in UPSC Prelims Exam to increasing worldwide environmental concern. The importance of the Environment is evident from the fact that this section constitutes around 25-30 percent of the General Studies, paper 1. Throwing a cursory glance at the previous year papers we will see that questions based on IUCN Red List Of Endangered Species has been asked frequently. In this article, we will discuss an approach regarding the strategy of tackling such questions in UPSC Prelims Exam. But before discussing the detailed approach let's have a look at the important features related to the IUCN Red List and the different categories of species enlisted under this.

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How to prepare Environmental Acts and Policies for UPSC Prelims

Since the last few years, it has been seen that UPSC is constantly giving more weightage to the ‘Environment Section’. This has happened with the change in format since the year 2011,. However various reasons could be cited for this including the inclusion of Indian Forest Services (IFoS) in UPSC Prelims Exam to increasing worldwide environmental concern. The importance of Environment is evident from the fact that this section constitutes around 25-30 percent of the General Studies, paper 1. Out of this 25-30 % a substantial segment is covered by environmental acts and policies in UPSC Prelims Exam. In today’s article, we will have a look at the strategy to cover Environmental Acts and Policies.

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International Labor Day: History and Significance

The significance of labor is immense in the economy of every country. They are like the veins of the economy that help running the economy . To commemorate the sacrifice and hard work  1st May is celebrated as the International Workers’ Day and Labour Day in different parts of the world every year. This day is also celebrated in the memory of various labor movements in history that fought for the rights of labor and sometimes sacrificed their lives for their existence.

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