[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 …

[Update] My distant Education degree is valid for IAS Exam or not?

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Update on my earlier blogpost regarding Distant Education Learning degree and its validity for IAS / other Government  jobs. Here is the update, [Thanks to Kenneth Lyngwa’s email throwing light on this]   In short if you’ve got a degree from some Distant Education course, you need to first see whether its recognized by DEC ( Distant Education council) or …

[Strategy] Zoology Optional for UPSC Civil service Mains Exam

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Tips for Zoology Paper I Tips for Zoology Paper I Booklist for Zoology Optional Syllabus for Zoology in UPSC civil service Exam It’s better to keep answers diagrammatic and less verbose. Students should also not hesitate in drawing colour diagrams. Tips for Zoology Paper I Section A Non-chordata and chordata: Classification should be done thoroughly as it’s given in Barnes’ …

[Strategy] Telugu Literature Optional for UPSC Civil service Exam

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Telugu Literature: Introduction Tips for Paper1 Tips for Paper2 How to handle long Answers: How to handle yakhyanas: Telugu Syllabus for Mains 2014 Telugu Literature: Introduction Telugu Literature is a popular optional for all the aspirants who are well-versed in this language. That does not mean that one has to be a literature graduate (B.A or M.A in Telugu). The …

[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. …

[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 …