UPSC Syllabus for Bengali

Bengali Optional-UPSC Syllabus PAPER -I History of Language and Literature. [Answers must be written in Bengali] Section A: Topics from the History of Bangla language 1. The chronological track from Proto Indo-European to Bangla (Family tree with branches and approximate dates). 2. Historical stages of Bangla (Old, Middle, New) and their linguistic features. 3. Dialects… Continue reading UPSC Syllabus for Bengali

Boundary issues between Assam and Mizoram

Context: Residents of Assam and Mizoram have clashed twice over territory, injuring at least eight people and set fire to a few huts and small shops. What were the recent clashes about? Residents of Lailapur village in Assam’s Cachar district clashed with residents of localities near Vairengte in Mizoram’s Kolasib district. According to an agreement between… Continue reading Boundary issues between Assam and Mizoram

NEP and analysis

Source: The Indian Express Syllabus: GS-2- Education Context: NEP focuses on equity and critical learning as it also addresses present and future challenges. Explain the changes introduced by the NEP in an elaborate manner? NEP is only the third education policy propagated by the Centre; the other two being the policies vocalized by Prime Ministers… Continue reading NEP and analysis

Food security to nutritional security in India

Context: Strong food security in India systems will have to be built back as the world is not on track to achieve global targets by 2030. What is a food system? It is a framework that includes every aspect of feeding and nourishing people: from growing, harvesting and processing to packaging, transporting, marketing and consuming… Continue reading Food security to nutritional security in India

Quality issues in higher education system in India

Source: The Indian Express Syllabus: GS-2- Education Context: Delhi University’s high cut-offs in admissions is not a reflection of standards as there is no connection between one’s intellectual ability and performance in examinations. Comment on the current education system. Rote learning and exaggerated marks point out the lack of pedagogic imagination and show a highly… Continue reading Quality issues in higher education system in India