IAS stands for Indian Administrative Services, it is India’s most desirable career choice among students. UPSC conducts Civil Services Exams every year to select civil servants for All India Services (IAS, IPS, IFoS), Central Civil Services, Group A Gazette and Group B Gazette officers. All these civil servants are either appointed by President of India or President ordered authority. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is cadre controlling authority of IAS officers.

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Open Skies Treaty and US exit – All you need to know

What is Open Skies Treaty?Open Skies Treaty is an accord among 34 member nations, it allows participants to...

The Rig Veda Age : Religion and Philosophy

The socio-economic life, that project simplicity, of Vedic Aryans was quite opposite to the religious aspect, that was highly ritualized, of their...

Neighbouring Countries of India

AfghanistanAfghanistan is a landlocked country that is located approximately in the centre of Asia. It is bordered by...

Inventions That Changed the World

“Nothing is permanent except a change.” You might have come across this quotation more than once in your lifetime. Here is the list of...
Indian Economy

Industries Contributing to Indian Economy

The Indian Economy is the 9th largest economy of the world and also one of the fastest growing world economies. The most top industries...

Important Portals & their Founders

  Google— Larry Page & Sergey Brin  Facebook— Mark Zuckerberg  Yahoo— David Filo & Jerry Yang  Twitter— Jack Dorsey & Dick Costolo  Internet— Tim Berners...
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Today in History – 24 May

1543On May 24, 1543, Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus died in what is now Frombork,...
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Security Guard’s Son Kuldeep Dwivedi Clears UPSC Exam

Kuldeep Dwivedi has secured the All India Rank 242 in the Civil Services Exams conducted by UPSC, paving the way for his future as an...
today in history 23 may

Today in History – 23 May

1701 At London’s Execution Dock, British privateer William Kidd, popularly known as Captain Kidd, was hanged for piracy and murder. 1805 Lord Wellesley, Governer General of India,...

Top 5 Largest Aircraft in the World

The first prize goes fairly to Ukrainian Antonov An-225 Mriya which is acknowledged to be the world’s largest plane up to date. The plane made its...
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Surprising facts about Earth’s Ocean

Water pressure at the deepest point in the earth's ocean is more than 8 tons per square inch, the equivalent of one person trying to...
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Quiz 159 – UPSC Previous Paper – Indian Economy Questions 2009

Consider the following statements: 1. Infant mortality rate takes into account deaths of infants within a month after birth. 2. Infant mortality rate is the number...

Civil Disobedience Movement

The sudden withdrawal of the non-cooperation movement demoralized the Congress leaders and workers and led to a decline in political activities. But the appointment...
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Today in History – 21 May

1863 On this day The Siege of Port Hudson began under the commandership of Nathaniel Banks. Port Hudson was considered an important installation for the South since...
Deadliest Earthquakes

The Deadliest Earthquakes of the World

Tangshan, China The Tangshan earthquake of 1976 was one of the deadliest earthquakes. It occurred on 28 July 1976 at 3:42 a.m. Beijing local time, and...
today in history 20 may

Today in History – 20 May

1378 Daud Shah assasinated Mujahid Shah to become the fourth Bahmani Sultan, but himself was murdered by a slave. 1399 Saint Kabir was born. 1498 Portuguese explorer Vasco de...

Best 65 Cities in the world

1    Beijing2   Shanghai3 Karachi4 Mumbai5 Moscow6 Istanbul7 Sao Paulo8 Tianjin9 Guangzhou10 Delhi11 Seoul12 Shenzhen13 Jakarta14  Tokyo15 Mexico City16 Kinshasa17 Bangalore18 New York...

National Emblem of different countries

COUNTRY-EMBLEM Australia - Kangaroo Bangladesh - Water Lily Barbados - Head of a Trident Belgium - Lion Canada - White Lily Chile Candor and Huemul Denmark - Beach Dominica - Sisserou France -...

Vocabulary: Remember it

Big Words - Small Words Precincts - Area, limits, bordersPurlieus - Boundaries, confines, enclosurerObviate - Prevent, prohibit, restrainPrelude - Beginning, preliminary, startsExordium - Introduction, preface,...
today in history 19 may

Today in History – 19 May

1588 A massive Spanish fleet, known as the “Invincible Armada,” set sail from Lisbon on a mission to secure control of the English Channel and...