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CSAT 2020 General Aptitude Paper 2

November 05, 2020

The question paper consists of 80 questions.

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CSAT 2020 General Studies Paper 1

October 28, 2020

The question paper consists of 100 questions.

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IFS Main 2019 General English Question Paper

September 28, 2020

Time allowed is three hours and maximum marks are 300. All the questions are to be attempted.

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IFS Main 2019 General Knowledge Question Paper

September 21, 2020

Time allowed is three hours and maximum marks are 300. There are six questions of 50 marks each.

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CDS February 2020 English Question Paper

September 14, 2020

Directions: In this section you have a few short passage. After each passage, you will find some items based on the passage. First, read a passage and answer the items based on it. You are required to select your answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the author only.

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CDS February 2020 General Knowledge Question Paper

August 20, 2020

1. The Government of India has recently constituted a civilian award in the name of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the field of contribution to

  1. Unity and integrity of India
  2. Art and culture
  3. Social work
  4. Entrepreneurship
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UPSC IFS (Indian Forest Service Exam) 2019 Cutoff

August 17, 2020

Cutoff is the minimum qualifying standards or marks required. The cutoff for general category in the preliminary exam is 116 out of 200 marks.

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UPSC CSE (Civil Services Exam) 2019 Cutoff

August 14, 2020

The Civil Services Examination cutoff is the minimum qualifying standards or marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages.

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Natural Environment

August 10, 2020

In an ecosystem, living organisms interact among themselves and also with the surroundings. Ecosystem is divided into two basic categories - terrestrial and aquatic. Humans can also make ecosystems. For example, aquarium, gardens and agricultural fields are examples of man-made ecosystem.

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Carbon and its Compounds

August 08, 2020

Diamond has a three-dimensional network of covalently bonded carbon atom. It is hard and colourless. It has high melting and boiling point and is a good conductor of heat but poor conductor of electricity.

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Metals and Non-metals

August 06, 2020

Elements are broadly classified as metals non-metals. Metals can be distinguished from non-metal on the basis of their physical properties like malleability ductility, lusture. Metals have tendency to lose electrons whereas non-metal have tendency to gain electrons. Thus, metals show electropositive character whereas non-metals show electronegative character.

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Water

August 04, 2020

Water is essential for survival of all living beings. Although sea water is the largest natural source of water, it is unfit for domestic use and drinking. Decantation, filtration, chlorination and boiling are some of the steps that convert non potable water into potable water.

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Welcome to UPSCsyllabus.in

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is one of the many constitutional body in India. It conducts competitive examinations and interviews for recruitment of civil services, defence services and posts under the Union Government or Central Government. The interviews for Defence Services are conducted by Services Selection Board (SSB) of the Ministry of Defence.

Civil Services

Indian Civil Service serves as the backbone of Indian administrative machinery. Career in civil services offers prestigious opportunities and responsibilities. India's best minds strive for entry into the All India Civil Services as IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IFS (Indian Forest Service) and IPS (Indian Police Service) officers.