UPSC Mains-2018 – General Studies 3 Hit Ratio

Dear readers,

As you all aware about our Mains Course-2018 (A Comprehensive course to cover Complete Basics and Syllabus for Mains) which started on September 1st week 2018. In this Course , Complete Syllabus of Mains has been covered including Daily Editorial analysis from top Newspapers namely The Hindu, Indian Express and Live Mint. And FOCUS Mains Booklets (Covering Current Affairs of Last 1.5 years)


We are happy to announce that our subscribers given positive feedback regarding UPSC Mains Exam-2018. Here is a summary of few questions which can be easily answered using our study material whether it is

  1. Mains Notes (syllabus)
  2. Daily Editorials
  3. Daily Current Affairs
  4. GS Notes. {OR}
  5. Focus Mains Booklet (Covering Current Affairs of Last 1.5 years)

Note: – These questions can be answered using our study material (to the point analysis) + General Intelligence + Smart Linkage of Current affairs with the Static portion

GENERAL STUDIES 3

 

Question 1

 

“Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is a sine qua non to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs).” Comment on the progress made in India in this regard. (150 words) 10

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. FOCUS MAINS Booklet #8
  2. Editorial analysis-Date: 1st November (editorial 1)
  3. General Studies -3 Notes – Energy sector in India
  4. General Studies -3 Notes -Potential of Solar Energy in India
  5. General Studies -3 Notes -The National Energy Policy

 

Question 2

 

What do you mean by Minimum Support Price (MSP)? How will MSP rescue the farmers from the low-income traps? (150 words) 10

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. General Studies -3 Notes -Minimum Support Price and Small farmers
  2. Mains Course- Day #02

 

Question 3

 

Examine the role of supermarkets in supply chain management of fruits, vegetables and food items. How do they eliminate the number of intermediaries? (150 words)10

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. Mains Course- Day #05
  2. More analysis / data required for this question

 

Question 4

 

What is wetland? Example the Ramsar concept of ‘wise use’ in the context of wetland conservation. Cite two examples of Ramsar sites from India. (150 words)10

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. The Hindu Analysis-Date: 10th July (Science & Tech.)
  2. General Studies -3 Notes -All about Wetlands and Wetlands Rules, 2017

 

Question 5

 

Sikkim is the first ‘Organic State ‘in India. What are the ecological and economical benefits of Organic State? (150 words)10

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. More analysis / data required for this question

 

Question 6

 

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is viewed as a cardinal subset of China’s larger “One Belt One Road” initiative .Give a brief description of CPEC and enumerate the reasons why India has distanced itself from the same. (150 words)10

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. FOCUS MAINS Booklet #19
  2. There is a huge list of Editorials Covered from this topic

 

Question 7

 

Left Wing Extremism (LWE) is showing a downward trend, but still effects many parts of the country. Briefly explain the government of India’s approach to counter the challengers post by LWE. (150 words) 10

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. General Studies -3 Notes -Maoism in India
  2. Mains Course Notes on Internal Security
  3. Smart Linkage of Current affairs with the Static portion

 

Question 8

 

How are the principles followed by the NITI Aayog different from those followed by the erstwhile planning commission in India? (250 words)15

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. Editorial analysis-Date: 22 and 24 September

 

Question 9

 

How would the recent phenomena of protectionism and currency manipulations in world trade effect macroeconomic stability of India? (250 words) 15

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. There is a huge list of Editorials Covered from this topic. i.e protectionism and Donald trump policy

 

Question 10

 

How has the emphasis on certain crops brought about changes in cropping patterns in recent past? Elaborate the emphasis on millets production and consumption. (250 words) 15

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. Mains Course- Day #01
  2. Smart Linkage of Current affairs with the Static portion

 

Question 11

 

With growing energy needs should India keep on extending its nuclear energy programme? Discuss the facts and fears associated with nuclear energy. (250 words)15

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. General Studies -3 Notes -Nuclear power in India
  2. General Studies -3 Notes -India- Japan on Nuclear Energy Cooperation
  3. General Studies -3 Notes -Basics about India-US Nuclear Deal
  4. There is a huge list of Editorials Covered from this topic
  5. Smart Linkage of Current affairs with the Static portion

 

Question 12

 

How does biodiversity vary in India? How is the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 helpful in conservation flora and fauna? (250 words) 15

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. The Hindu Analysis-Date: 10th July (Only basics here)
  2. The Hindu Analysis-Date: 29th June
  3. More analysis / data required for this question

 

Question 13

 

Describe various measures taken in India for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) before and after signing ‘Sendai Framework for DRR (2015-2030)’. How is this framework different from ‘Hyogo Framework for Action, 2005’? (250 words)15

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP)
  2. Basics Covered in Yojana Issue

 

Question 14

 

Data security has assumed significant importance in the digitized world due to rising cybercrimes. The justice B.N Sri krishna Committee Report addresses issues related to data security. What, in your view, are the strengths and weaknesses of the Report relating the protection of personal data in cyberspace? (250 words)15

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. There is a huge list of Editorials Covered from this topic

 

Question 15

 

What are the impediments in disposing of the huge quantities of discarded solid wastes which are continuously being generated? How do we remove safely the toxic wastes that have been accumulating in our habitable environment? (150 words)10

Importance of Mains Course

 

  1. General Studies -3 Notes -Solid Waste Management in India
  2. More analysis / data required for this question

 

GS ANALYSIS

GENERAL STUDIES 1

GENERAL STUDIES 2

GENERAL STUDIES 3


 

MAINS COURSE HIT RATIO

GENERAL STUDIES 1

GENERAL STUDIES 2

GENERAL STUDIES 3


MAINS COURSE-2019


 

A Short Brief about Mains Course-2019 (A Comprehensive course to cover Complete Basics and Syllabus for Mains)

 

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Mains Course is meticulously designed, 200 days Complete Preparation Course for UPSC Mains-2019.

This Course is for those aspirants preparing for UPSC with Self-Study and / or for working professionals.

What new Features has been added this Year.

In PDF Format

  1. Mains Notes (syllabus)
  2. Daily Editorials Analysis
  3. The Hindu News Analysis
  4. Special GS Notes.
  5. Indian Express Weekly Round-up
  6. Focus Mains Booklet (Covering Current Affairs of Last 1.5 years)

 

Online Courses from our Web Portal

  1. Government Schemes for Prelims and Mains
  2. RSTV- The Big Picture
  3. RSTV- Security Scan (for GS 3)
  4. RSTV- India’s world (for GS 2)
  5. All India Radio Spotlight Analysis
  6. Important topics for Prelims and Mains.
  7. Economic Survey-Basic to Master
  8. Reports and Indices for Prelims
  9. Bills-Acts-Laws for UPSC

 

Recently Added Online Courses

  1. PIB Weekly
  2. Important Multilateral Organizations / treaties
  3. Important Days You must know
  4. Important Wars and Treaties in Indian History
  5. Important Species in News
  6. Environment Conventions, Protocols, Declarations

 

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CHECK QUESTION PAPERS HERE

 

GENERAL STUDIES 1

GENERAL STUDIES 2

GENERAL STUDIES 3

 

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