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Pradeep Kumar Joshi is the new Chairman of UPSC

Professor Pradeep Kumar Joshi has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). UPSC is tasked with conducting examinations and recommending candidates for the Group ‘A’ services in the central government. Mr Joshi is a member of the commission at present. Who is Pradeep Kr Joshi? Pradeep Kumar Joshi has ..

Mains Mock Tests for Civil Services 2011 (Download)

GKToday had conducted a Mock Test Series for Civil Services Mains Examination 2011 for our members of Target 2011 & Mock Test Series 2011. This Mock Test Series comprised 6 Mock Tests based upon the pattern of UPSC Civil Services Mains Examination of last few years. We are placing these Mock Tests on our website ..

Solution of the UPSC Prelims 2011 General Studies Paper

Click Here for Solution 2012 1. Biodiversity forms the basis for human existence in the following ways : 1. Soil formation. 2. Prevention of soil erosion. 3. Recycling of waste. 4. Pollination of crops. Select the correct answer using the codes given below : (a) 1,2,and 3 only. (b) 2,3 and 4 only. (c)     1 ..

A message from S. Divyadharshini

Sir,   This is Divyadharshini.S from Chennai.   I would like to thank u for the effort that u have been putting in to help civil service aspirants like us.   I am immensely pleased to inform you that I have cleared the Civil Services Examination 2010 and I would like to attribute a part ..

Analysis of UPSC Civil Services 2010 (GS Paper) : Part -II

The million-dollar question is what would be cut off for GS paper. In my view the candidates who could attempt 70-80 questions with about 62-65 correct answers or could attempt 80-90 questions with 70-73 correct answers should be able to sail through and should start concentrating on Mains Preparation. Those who are confident about their ..

Analysis of UPSC Civil Services 2010 (GS Paper) : Part -1

UPSC is always unpredictable. It has once again dumped all the textbooks / coaching notes and and relied on awareness & analytical skills of the candidates rather than sticking to rote learning and memory based learning systems. The exam which you appeared on May 23, 2010 gives an indirect indication –how the CSAT 2011 is ..

Current Affairs April 2010 Mega Quiz-I for Banking, Civil Services, State Services , CDS and all other Examinations

1.Aretha Louise Franklin, who is most commonly known as “The Queen of Soul” and who won 18 Grammy awards became the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. Recently she was in the news as she has been inducted into the hall of fame at New ..

Mega Quiz March (First) Based Upon Current Affairs for Bank PO, Civil Services & all Other Examinations

1.Recently we read in the news papers that India and Saudi Arabia have signed ‘Riyadh Declaration’ with a resolve to raise their cooperation to strategic partnership covering security, economic, defense and political areas. This has been considered as a step ahead to Delhi Declaration signed between these two countries in which of the following years?(A)2004(B)2005(C)2006(D)2007(E)2008 ..