Syllabus (2018 Updated) for IAS Mains UPSC CSE

Upated 2018 syllabus for languages, general studies, optionals papers for mains exam of Indian Administrative Services

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  • 1 📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional Paper 1 Section a 2018 - (Part 1) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Q. 1 a) Landscape is a function of structure, process and stage. Critique this statement: Trio Theory, Davis – Cycle of landform development, Stage (time) is same. ‘Complete cycle of river life’ in his essay on The Rivers and Valleys of Pennsylvania (1889).

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  • 2 📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional Paper 1 Section a 2018 - (Part 2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Q. 3 a) Explain the process, origin and retreat of Indian Monsoon and its impact on Indian economy. - (Indian Monsoon), (Tibet Plateau), (NCERT Class 9 Chapter 4) Climate of India.

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    IAS Mains Geography Optional 2018 Solutions: Paper 1 Section A

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  • 3 📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional Paper 1 Section B 2018 (Part -1) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Q. 5 a) “Geography is a contested and multiparadigmic discipline with a strong eurocentricity that has only recently been challenged. ” Comment. - Geography is multidimensional with sociology, anthropology, philosophy and more.

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  • 4 📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional Paper 1 Section B 2018 (Part -2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Q. 7 a) “Famine is a social phenomena rooted in institutional and political economic arrangements, which determine access to food by different classes and strata. ” Comment. - Food Security, Nutrition and Famine:

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  • 5 📹 UPSC GS Paper 1 – Set 1 2017 (Part - 1) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Q. How do you justify the view that the level of excellence of the Gupta numismatic art is not at all noticeable in later times? (150 words): Gupta Age – Golden Age of coins in India, Known for gold coins (abundance led to “rain of gold” phrase).

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  • 6 📹 UPSC GS Paper 1 – Set 1 2017 (Part - 2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Q. “Inspite of adverse environmental impact, coal mining is still inevitable for development”. Discuss (150 words): We are moving for renewable resources but coal is important for thermal power plants – those cannot be abandoned.

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