[Economy] A story of Forex, currency conversion, rupee depreciation, inflation, subsidies etc.

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Again in the fond memories of Dev Anand. I’m writing this story so that the newcomers can get some idea about Forex, currency conversion, rupee depreciation, inflation, subsidies etc. (caution : full of technically not-so-correct examples, just to give you a broad idea of what ails Indian economy) Ok here it goes….. Investor: Faith won and lost Enter an American … Read More

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[Economy] The FDI in Retail business pro-cons Single brand vs Multibrand Retail

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In the fond memories of Dev Anand, What’s the difference between Single brand vs Multibrand retail? Single Brand retail · Nike Company opens outlets in A’bad, Banglore, Delhi and Mumbai selling nothing but Nike Shoes, Nike wrist-watches and Nike t-shirts only. · This is single brand retail. · FDI in Single-Brand Retailing was permitted in 2006, to the extent of … Read More

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[Never-ending GS Syllabus] and your chances of success in civil service exam

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Written for those who feel stressed about General studies and their chances of success in civil service exam, We’ve 5 category of players for each topic- Let us take a topic for example: Geography: earthquake, tsunami and volcano. JBPS no0b guy /Lord Curzon: He doesn’t know the difference between earthquake, tsunami and volcano. He filled the application form just because … Read More

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[Topicwise Analysis] Aptitude paper II of CSAT 2011

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Table of Contents Introduction 1 Reading Comprehension 3 LR & DI (Logical reasoning and Data Interpretation) 4 Reasoning 4 Data and GRaph interpretation 4 Quantitative aptitude / Mental ability 5 Conventional mental ability 5 English language (No Hindi questions here) 5 Decision Making (no penalty for any question) 5 Conclusion (again not looking for debates) 7 Speed calculation vs Speed … Read More

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[Topicwise Analysis] General Studies (GS) 2011 CSAT Prelims paper

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Introduction Broad analysis History Polity Geography Climate change-biodiversity Science and technology Economy Social economical development, rights issue, empowerment etc Current international affairs Public policy or yearbook stuff Person in news, sports and awards Conclusion Introduction CSAT 2011 exam was taken on 12 June 2011. There were 100 questions worth 2 marks each. Majority of them were “4 statements true and … Read More

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[Economy] 3 Methods of calculating GDP

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Got this question from mail, what are these income,production and expenditure methods in calulating GDP?how do terms like NNP, NDP, GNP,GDP,NNPFC,NNPMP DIFFER FROM EACH OTHER. what is difference between gdp at constant prices and current prices. its very confusing I’ll deal with each question in one post. First, lets refresh the concepts again. GDP (Gross Domestic Product) means, Money value of … Read More

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[Quote Book 2010] For Civil Service Aspirants- Time Management, Study tips, Failure and more

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How to prepare for this Exam? How to Study Strong Determination Time management, Excuses, Excuses Jealousy & Hatred Failure in Prelims / Mains / Interview For History people While writing Essay remember [Quote Book 2010] For Civil Service Aspirants- Time Management, Study tips, Failure and more How to prepare for this Exam? How to Study   It’s a funny thing, … Read More

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[Q] mains answering the question with different phrases like Discuss, Critically analyse, Evaluate, Elucidate

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Q. Can you clarify the meaning and approach one should follow while answering the question with different phrases like Discuss, Critically analyse, Evaluate, Elucidate etc. -Pratap Following is Copy paste from Sivaharimani’s thread on IO forum How to Write Answers The civil services main exam consists of descriptive type of questions. It focusses on testing the candidate on various levels. … Read More

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[WARNINING]for Newcomers in 2010’s prelim

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Read this thread only if REFORM IN EXAM System Optional subject (whether to prepare or not?) DO FINISH YOUR OPTIONAL SUBJECT’S SYLLABUS IGNORE SECOND OPTIONAL FOR THE TIME BEING? CRUCIAL GOLDEN TIME (NOVEMBER-DECEMBER) FINISHING THE SYLLABUS MAGIC PILLS CURRENT AFFAIRS TEST SERIES EXAM ORIENTED PREPARATION WORKING PROFESSIONALS (who’re yet to finish syllabus) Read this thread only if You’ve never appeared … Read More

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