UPSC prelims, Mains and Final cutoff 2014

UPSC prelims, Mains and Final cutoff 2014  is listed below,this is the official cutoff and official answer key to UPSC CSAT prelims 2014 Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Category wise Cutoffs: CSE-2014
ExamCS(Prelim)CS(Main)CS(Final)
General205678889
OBC204631844
SC182631830
ST174619811
PH-1167609816
PH-2113575778
PH-3115449713
Maximum Marks38517502025

upsc 2014 cutoff

UPSC prelims, Mains and Final cutoff 2014 will be update  once the official conformation comes, thank you .For debatable questions Mrunal Bhai wrote a detailed post.

GS Paper 1 UPSC Mains 2014

This is the General studies paper 1 Mains 2014 conducted today,Tried to keep it error and Typo free,Any mistakes please Ignore.Also write your answers in the comments sections.

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  1. To What extent has the urban planning and culture of the Indus Valley Civilization provided inputs to the present day urbanization?Discuss.
  2. Gandhara Sculpture owed much to the Romans as to the Greeks.Explain
  3. Taxila University was one of the oldest universities of the world with which were associated a number of renowned learned personalities of different disciplines.Its strategic location caused its fame to flourish, but unlike Nalanada it is not considered as a  university in modern sense .Discuss
  4. The Third Battle of Panipat was fought in 1761 .Why were so many empire shaking battles were fought at Panipat ?
  5. Sufis and Medieval mystic saints failed to modify either the religious ideas and practices or the outward structure of Hindu/Muslim societies to any appreciable extent.Comment.
  6. examine critically the various facets of economic policies of the British in India form Mid-eighteenth century till independence.
  7. In what way did the naval mutiny prove to be the last nail in the coffin of the British colonial aspirations in India?
  8.  What were the major political economic and social developments in the world which motivated the anti-colonial struggle in India?
  9. What were the events that led to Suez canal in 1956?How did it deal a final blow to Britain’s self-image as a world power ?
  10. The New economic policy 1921  of Lenin had influenced the policies adopted by India soon after Independence .Evaluate.
  11. How does patriarchy impact the position of a middle class working woman in India?
  12. why do some of the most prosperous regions of India have an adverse sex ratio for women?give your Arguments.
  13. The life cycle of a joint Family depends on economic factors rather than social values.Discuss.
  14. Discuss the various economic and socio-cultural forces that are driving increasing feminiazation of agriculture in India.
  15. How does Indian debates on secularism differ from the debates of the west?
  16.  Most of the unusual climatic happenings are explained as an outcome of the El-Nino effect.Do you agree?
  17. Why are  the worlds fold mountains systems located along margins of continents?Bring  out the association between the global distribution of fold mountains and the earthquakes and volcanoes.
  18. Explain the formation of thousands of Islands in Indonesian and Philippines archipelagos.
  19. Tropical cyclones are largely confined to south china sea ,bay of Bengal and Gulf of Mexico.Why?
  20. Bring out the relationship between the shrinking Himalayan glaciers and the symptoms of climate change in the Indian sub-continent.
  21. Whereas the British planters had developed tea gardens all along the shivlaiks and lesser Himalayas from Assam to Himachal Pradesh,In effect they did not succeed beyond the Darjeeling area.Explain.
  22. Why did the Green Revolution in India virtually bypass the eastern region despite fertile soil and availability of water?
  23. Account for the change in the spatial pattern of the Iron and Steel Industry in the World.
  24. Critically evaluate the various resources of the oceans which can be harnessed to meet the resource crisis in the world.
  25. How does India see its place in the economic space of rising natural resources rich Africa?

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