Prof. V.P. Gupta,Director, Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru This article caters to the Social section of General Studies – Paper I & II and for Essay Paper in the UPSC Main Examination “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of […]


An average adult laughs about 10 times a day. Put that up against the 300 laughs that an average child enjoys in a single day. No wonder why the little ones are happier, healthier and more enthusiastic than the grown-ups. And this claim is not just a possibility, it is a fact understood from years […]

POLITICS OF CASTE AND RELIGION A Challenge To Indian Democracy?

One long-held shibboleth which defined the bedrock foundation of our nation, ‘Unity in Diversity’ now needs urgent replacement with ‘Unity in Adversity’. Of late, many incidents were given communal colour including murder, rape and conflicts. These cases have laid bare the quantum of bitterness and hatred running profusely among different sects and sections of our […]

A Champion Puts All He Has In Every Punch

Dear Friend, With an overhaul in economic policies, introduction of GST and with a new approach towards Digital India, the country today offers far greater opportunities than ever before to our youth. Those young men and women who have faith in themselves, the courage and the urge to reach great heights can find many openings […]


New And Hot Areas Of Specialisation An MBA degree is one of the most prestigious degrees in the world and it is often preferred by employers in the business field who are seeking to fill management and supervisory positions. It is, in fact, a storehouse of exhilarating opportunities that boost up one’s career prospects. Acquiring […]


“Personality is the unbroken chain of successful interactions.” Personality Test or the Interview Test is the final lap of the Civil Services selection process. It carries 275 marks (with no minimum qualifying marks). Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (written examination) as well as Interview would determine their final ranking. Candidates will […]

The Ghadarites

The Ghadarites played an important role in the national struggle for freedom. They placed before them the ideal of complete independence from the inception of their struggle and were thus the forerunners of the Purna Swaraj (complete independence) resolution of the Indian National Congress passed at its Lahore session on December 31, 1929. They derived their […]

The Union Judiciary—Supreme Court

The Supreme Court plays a unique role in the scheme of Constitutional government in the country as the highest appellate judicial authority and the final interpreter of the Constitution as well as the guardian of our Fundamental Rights. Although the Constitution establishes a Federal System of Government, unlike many other countries with Federal Constitutions, India […]


These words by Thomas Jefferson hold true even till date and will hold gravity till times immemorial. There is a tremendous paucity of audacious people, who venture towards unexplored horizons to achieve something big in their life. The world teems so much with such timid souls that those who go off the beaten path and […]


India as a nation is faced with a massive problem of unemployment. Unemployment can be defined as the state of being without any work both for an educated and uneducated person, for earning one’s livelihood. Unemployment may be elaborated as a state of not finding work by an individual who is fit and willing to […]


Inhaling polluted air is not fair! Spread solution, not pollution! Air is the Earth’s atmosphere. When Earth was formed 4.6 billion years ago from a hot mix of gases and solids, it had almost no atmosphere. The surface was molten. As Earth cooled, an atmosphere was formed mainly from gases spewed from volcanoes. After about […]

IAS Topper 2016-17 Talks To You

Competition Success Review Is Comprehensive, Crisp And To The Point —Sahil Gupta, IAS Topper 2016-17 (19th Rank) Mr. Sahil Gupta has secured the 19th Rank in the 2016-17 Civil Services Examination (CSE). He made it into the prestigious IAS in his third attempt. Mr. Gupta is a B.Tech. (Civil Engineering) from VIT University. He did […]