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Current Affairs


International Relation and Politics


Positive turn in Bangladesh
Positive turn in Bangladesh The Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s (BNP) decision to... Read More
Land Unlocked
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A Big Deal For Ankara
A Big Deal For Ankara Will Turkey-US cooperation against IS bring more... Read More
China on course to shed one-child policy
China on course to shed one-child policy The debate regarding the... Read More
SCO can help ease India-Pak. tensions
‘SCO can help ease India-Pak. tensions’  ‘It can boost prospects of... Read More

Internal Security


New atomic regulator
New atomic regulator: Nuking the autonomy red flag IAEA had, in March,...Read More
Digital dreams, cyber security nightmares
Digital dreams, cyber security nightmares Government initiatives in increasing Internet-enabled services...Read More
Nuke sub Arihant to test-fire N-capable missile
A first: Nuke sub Arihant to test-fire N-capable missile   Nuclear-powered submarine,...Read More
Mastering rocket science, failing basics
Mastering rocket science, failing basics India has mastered atomic, space and...Read More
Non-traditional threats stalk Kolkata-Kunming corridor
Non-traditional threats stalk Kolkata-Kunming corridor Institutional tie-ups needed to tackle problem Leading...Read More


Politics and Governance


rarest of the rare
Trial and error The Supreme Court, in its 1980 Bachan Singh vs...Read More
Supreme Court allows states to release life convicts but with riders
Supreme Court allows states to release life convicts but with...Read More
Get priorities right
Get priorities right The business of Parliament is legislation, not disruption With...Read More
Obsolete laws
Old but not gold Much remains to be done in the project...Read More
Manipur Regulation of Visitors, Tenants and Migrant Workers Bill, 2015
Controversial Bill on migrants goes The Joint Committee was...Read More

Economice Issues


Monetary policy: A 13-year debate on unshackling the Reserve Bank
Monetary policy: A 13-year debate on unshackling the Reserve Bank In 2002,...Read More
Financial sector legislative reforms
A code too soon This is not the time for comprehensive financial...Read More
National Agri Market inclusive for small farmers​
Make National Agri Market inclusive for small farmers​ The recently announced...Read More
P-Notes
The problem with P-Notes, why tackling them has proved tricky With more...Read More
An ideal MPC for India
No Proof Required: An ideal MPC for India The most desirable monetary...Read More


Environmental and Ecological issues


‘Compensatory Afforestation’
Sowing the seeds of a disaster The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill...Read More
National Renewable Energy Act, 2015
Proposed RE Act gives sweeping powers to the Centre CHENNAI, JULY...Read More
World Bank’s first price auction lends hope for carbon market revival
World Bank’s first price auction lends hope for carbon market...Read More
UN global summit charts a plan to finance its new development goals
UN global summit charts a plan to finance its new...Read More
The climate for cuts
The climate for cuts What can India take away from China’s contribution...Read More

Science and Technology Events


All eyes on Pluto
All eyes on Pluto The icy dwarf planet may be located...Read More
Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system
Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside...Read More
Satellite-based navigation system launched
Satellite-based navigation system launched Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi...Read More
A first: NASA spacecraft flies by Pluto
A first: NASA spacecraft flies by Pluto Planet larger than thought ...Read More
ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C28 carrying 5 UK satellites
ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C28 carrying 5 UK satellites SRIHARIKOTA: Heralding a...Read More


Social issues


HumanTtrafficking
In search of freedom With 2.5 million people a...Read More
Constitutional conversations on Adivasi rights
Constitutional conversations on Adivasi rights A little used provision in the...Read More
Socio-economic census data
Picture of neglect Socio-economic census data show that inclusive growth is...Read More
MDG report
India making tardy change on maternal mortality: MDG report   Though India...Read More
Unregulated surrogacy: Law yet to deliver
Unregulated surrogacy: Law yet to deliver The ICMR has to draft...Read More

Other National Events


APJ Kalam
A.P.J.Abdul Kalam: A visionary and dreamer   ...Read More
Law-making by Ordinance is not like baseball
Three strikes and you are out! Law-making by Ordinance is not...Read More
How the North-East can earn more revenue
How the North-East can earn more revenue GAUTAM SEN Raising the ceiling...Read More
Conversations with Tavleen Singh and Pratap Mehta
Conversations with Tavleen Singh and Pratap Mehta The pervasive elitism of higher...Read More
States want freedom to frame their own land acquisition laws
States want freedom to frame their own land acquisition laws Prime...Read More

Classroom Programme

General Studies (Foundation) 6 Months
General Studies (Advance) 6 Months
CSAT IInd Paper 4 Months
English Comprehension & English Precis 40 Days

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Online Tests

The nature and standard of questions in the General Studies papers will be such that a well-educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study. The questions will be such as to test a candidate's general awareness of a variety of subjects, which will have relevance for a career in Civil Services.

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DSDL Programme

DSDL programme is meant for those students who are not physically present in a traditional classroom system. The principal characteristic of our distance learning is that the student does not need to be present in a classroom in order to participate in the instruction.

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