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[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: Critically Examine the Need to abolish No-Detention Policy under Right to Education Act (150 words)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GSM2: No Detention Policy INTRODUCTION (DEFINE / ORIGIN) Body: Why abolish NDP Alternative-BODY: Why we should not abolish NDP Conclusion: YES Abolish करना मंगता है! MISTAKES in the NDP Answer-writing Mock Question for UPSC Mains GSM2: No Detention Policy Q2. What is the “no-detention policy” under the Right to Education Act? Examine critically the need …

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[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: Explain the signifiance of ‘Affordable Housing’ in Human & Economic Development of India (150 words)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GSM1/ GSM2: Introduction Body#1: Affordable housing helps in human development Body#2: Affordable housing helps in Economic Development Conclusion: futuristic note, Agree and Appreciate MISTAKES in Affordable Housing Question Mock Question for UPSC Mains GSM1/ GSM2: Q. Explain the significance “Affordable Housing for All” in the human and economic development of India. 150 words, 10 marks. …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: Why did Govt. propose Triple Talaq Bill / Ordinance? List Salient Features (150 words)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GSM2: Triple Talaq Bill Introduction (Define / Origin) Salient Features of the Bill / Ordinance Conclusion (welcome the bill / judgement) ERRORs in Triple Talaq Answers Mock Question for UPSC Mains GSM2: Triple Talaq Bill Q. Why was Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 introduced in the Parliament OR Why is Triple …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: Diplomacy- Modi’s De-hyphenation Policy vs Nehru’s NAM Policy (250 words, 15 Marks)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2/IR Introduction (Define De-hyphenation Policy) Body#1: Similarities between Nehru & Modi’s Foreign Policies Body#2: Differences between Nehru’s NAM & Modi’s De-hyphen Conclusion (both good in their own merits) Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2/IR Compare and contrast PM Modi’s ‘De-hyphenation foreign policy’ with PM Nehru’s ‘Non-Alignment policy. (250 words, 15 …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: Son Meta-Preference impact on India’s Gender Inequality Index (GII) at UNDP (250 words)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Introduction (Define / Origin) How it impacts Gender Inequality Index? Reproductive Health Education and Occupation Conclusion (futuristic note: yes कुछ तो करना होगा) Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 What do you understand by the term “Son Meta-Preference”? How does it impact India’s performance in the Gender Inequality Index …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: Ayushman Bharat-NHPM: Features, Fiscal & Administrative challenges (250 words, 15 marks)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Introduction (Origin / Data) Body#1: How different from predecessors Body#2: Fiscal Challenges Body#3: Administrative Challenges Conclusion (futuristic note: yes positive step) Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 How is Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM)  different from the previous centrally sponsored schemes  on health insurance? Identify the fiscal and …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: 15th Finance Commission’s Terms of Reference (TOR)- Why are States apprehensive? (250 words)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Introduction (Origin) Body#1: Terms of References States fear#1: Performance based incentives States fear#2: New India-2022 States fear#3: Census-2011 States fear#4: Debt and Grants Conclusion (futuristic note) Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 What are the terms of reference of the 15th finance commission? Why are some state governments apprehensive …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: Law Commission Report#276: Legalizing Sports-Betting in India. Discuss your Stand (250 words)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Introduction (Origin of issue) Body#1: Arguments in Favour Body#2: Arguments against the Legalization Conclusion (Yes / No / Fence-sitter) Don’t be a fence-sitter in every question Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 The Law Commission of India, in its 276th report, has recommended the legalisation of Sports-betting and gambling …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: National Register of Citizens (NRC) & Assam Accord: Features & Interconnections (250 words)

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(Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Introduction (Origin of Why Assam Accord) Body#1: Assam Accord Features Body#2: What is NRC, How it is connected with Assam Accord? Conclusion Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Enumerate the major points of the ‘Assam accord (1985)’. How is it associated with the present issue of the National Register …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: Article 239AA & Lieutenant Governor’s Absolutism Post-SC Judgement

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Introduction (Origin of Article 239AA) Body#1: Why accusations of LG’s absolutism / totalitarianism? Body#2: SC Judgement brought clarity to LG’s role? Conclusion (welcome the SC judgement) Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Does Article 239AA provide a room for absolutism to the office of the Lieutenant Governor? Examine in …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: OBC Sub-categorization: Constitutional and Legal dimensions (150 words, 10 marks)

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Introduction (Origin) Body: Constitutional and Legal angles Conclusion Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Discuss the constitutional and legal dimensions related to the issue of OBC sub-categorization. 150 words 10 marks. ओबीसी उप-वर्गीकरण के साथ जुड़े हुए संवेधानिक व् क़ानूनी पहेलुओ पर चर्चा करे. Relevance to Syllabus? mechanisms, laws, …

[Model Answer] UPSC GSM2: American Senate is more powerful than Indian Rajya Sabha. Analyse

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Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 Introduction (Origin) Body#1: Upperhouse’s power against Lowerhouse Body#2: Upperhouse’s power against Executive Conclusion Mistakes and Self-Assessment Benchmarks (SAB) Mock Question for UPSC Mains GS2 "Constitutionally, the American Senate is the more powerful than Indian Rajya Sabha"- Analyze. (150 words, 10 marks.) “संवेधानिक रूप से अमरीकी सेनेट भारतीय राज्यसभा से ज्यादा शक्तिशाली है.” परिक्षण कीजिए. …

[Full Length Mock] UPSC Mains GS2: Set#2- US Senate vs Rajya Sabha, Modi’s De-hyphenated Policy vs Nehru’s NAM

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Instructions Polity, rights issues, various bodies (90 marks) Welfare, Protection & HDI (60 marks) Governance, Pressure Groups, Civil Services (50 marks) International Relation (50 marks) Instructions Here is a mock question paper for GS2 for the upcoming UPSC Civil Services IAS/IPS Mains exam. Time: 3 hours, Max. Marks: 250 All sections, and all questions are compulsory. Write answer in blank …