Indian Geography at a Glance

This is first part of the two part series on Indian Geography. This post introduces to different aspects of Indian Geography including dimensions of the country, its climate, physical features and so on. The source book is Manorama Year Book, which is a highly recommended reference book for Prelims preparation. The country is of a […]

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IAS Officer Salary

Introduction: The Salary of an IAS Officer Usually the first query we have regarding any job is the salary offered. This is no different for the Indian Administrative Services Officer (IAS)—arguably one of the most prestigious careers to pursue in India. Fortunately, after implementation of the 6th Pay Commission, the IAS salary has increased significantly […]

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India Year Book – Defence Undertakings

In this post we will look at the various Defence undertakings that come under the Ministry of Defence. This information is based on India 2016. Read the India Year Book 2016 review. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) came into existence on 1st October 1964. The Company was formed by the merger of Hindustan Aircraft Limited with […]

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India Year Book 2016 Review

As you are aware that Reference Books are crucial to Prelims preparation since they contain a lot of information across different topics in a single book which is otherwise available in different formats and books. India Year Book published by Publications Division, Govt. of India, is one of the most important reference books for IAS […]

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Civil Services Exam 2015 Written Results Declared

UPSC on 19th February declared the result of IAS 2015 written examination. Here is the complete announcement. Around 2800 candidates cleared the written exam and will be called for personality test (interview). The personality test is likely to commence from 8th March 2016 and will be held in the office of the UPSC, New Delhi. […]

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Ecology – Animals Under Threat Part 2

In the first post in this Ecology series, we looked into some of the prominent threatened animals with reference to IUCN’s Red List for India. This is the second and final part in this series in which we  look into some of the prominent animals that are facing extinction owing to various reasons. Note that […]

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