UPSC Prelims 2015 Question Papers, Answer keys and Analysis Important Links

This post contains UPSC Prelims 2015 Question Papers, Answer keys and Analysis Important Links from all the good sources, the keys vary from Institute to Institute, personally I believe that Shankar IAS academy Key is best.

Update :

Official UPSC prelims 2015 question paper  with answers.

Shankar IAS Academy Answer keys.

Insights on India Paper 1 Answer key with detailed analysis

[Download] UPSC Prelims 2015 Question Paper 1 & 2 PDF in high resolution by Mrunal Bhai.

  1. Download UPSC Prelim 2015 GS1 Paper
  2. Download UPSC Prelim 2015 GS2 Paper

Coming to cutoff, dont listen to any one on first 10 days, slowly dust will settle and after some days approximate number will come , that too just guess work, so If you are scoring decent enough score, don’t waste time ,prepare for mains, if you are not sure but have attempts left , then also don’t waste time, either way stop reading speculations and boasting of the few attention seekers on the net and start reading for mains. Knowledge never goes waste so please don’t think about result , just keep improving and getting better every day.

All the best Friends

Tomorrow is a big day for all of us, Just wanted to wish you all good luck. Stay cool stay calm and half the work is done, this exam is about nerves, so believe in your self and be cool. All the best friends.

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No updates till AUGUST 23rd

Hello Friends, Now that even hall tickets are out, its assumed that question papers are set too. So from Tomorrow on wards till august 23 this site will not be updated, Unless,except if any thing really useful comes up. Its more logical to revise the static topics than reading any thing new or chase current affairs.

As Exam is near we need to focus more on prelims, hope you all understand and support this decision, for all those preparing for 2016 start with NCERTs. Going offline till prelims, Thanks for your support. All the very best.

Complete Topics Listing of Current Affairs For PT 2015

These are topics listing of current affairs for PT 2015 covering following areas Culture,Economy,Polity & Governance Environment and Science & Technology topics listing will be updated soon.This list is prepared by GS score, just topics are listed, and no material, just to help you revise.

Current Affairs Issues Listing – 4 (Environment )

• IPCC 5th Assessment Report
• Lima Climate Change Conference (COP-20)
• Climate Risk Index
• India’s Stand on Montreal Protocol
• First UNEP Adaptation Gap Report
• India’s Stand on Climate Change Issues
• Government Reconstitutes The Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change
• Major Initiatives to Boost Clean Energy in India
• U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change
• Miscellaneous News Related to Ecology & Environment
• Forest Survey of India report, 2013
• IUCN ‘Red List’
• IUCN Red List of Birds
• Methodology of Tiger Census
• New Tiger Reserves in India
• Eco Sensitive Zones
• Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority
• National Board for Wildlife (IBWL)
• Lion Census Report, 2015
• Steps Taken by Government to Balance Forest Conservation and Development
• What is Polluters Pay Model?
• Namami Ganga Project
• Yamuna Revitalization Plan 2017
• National Air Quality Index (NAQI)
• Task Force on “Waste to Energy”
• T S R Subramanian Panel Report
• Biodigestor Toilets by DRDO for Swatch Bharatabhiyan
• Green Building Rating System
• Green Cities or Eco-cities Concept
• Global E-Waste Monitor 2014: UN Report
• National Aquifer Mapping and Management Programme
• National Green Tribunal and Recent Judgments
• Green Climate Fund to be Operational in India
• What is Family Farming?
• GM Crops and Environment
• Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) Green Rating Project
• Miscellaneous Concepts Related to Climate Change

Current Affairs Issues Listing – 3 (Polity & Governance )

• Merger of PIO and OCI card
• NRI allowed to vote via e-postal ballots
• Election Commission sets up Committee to allow Migrants to vote
• Introduction of NOTA in Elections
• Provision of Compulsory Voting
• Uniform Civil Code
• Controversy Over Article 370
• Freedom of Press vs. Censorship
• Acid Attacks and Safeguarding Mechanism
• RTI and Political Parties Issue
• Real Estate (Regulation And Development) Bill, 2013
• The National Waterways Bill, 2015
• Road Transport and Safety Bill
• Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Amendments Proposed in Prevention of Corruption Act
• The Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts and Commercial Bill, 2015
• Land Acquisition Bill, 2015
• Supreme Court strikes down section 66A of Information Technology Act
• Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2011
• Whistleblowers Bill
• Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
• Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
• Digital Gender Atlas For Girls’ Education In India Launched
• ‘USTAAD’ Scheme for Traditional Artisans
• BetiBachao, BetiPadhao
• National Skill Mission
• Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushal Yojana
• Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna
• Atal Pension Yojana
• Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
• (SETU) Self-Employment and Talent Utilization
• Pradhan Mantri Vidya Lakshmi Karyakram
• Van Bandhu Kalyan Yojana
• Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
• Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
• Socio-Economic Caste Census
• Gender Inequality Index
• February 21 Celebrated as Matribhasha Divas
• Revised Norms for Disaster relief
• Nirbhaya Fund
• Devolution Index for Panchayati Raj
• Tripura Withdraws AFSPA,1958 from the State
• Seventh Pay Commission
• Attorney General is a Public Authority and Comes under RTI
• Scrapping of GOMs and EGOMs
• Importance of Leader of Opposition
• Reservation for women in Legislature
• Kiran Aggarwal Committee
• Prevention of Atrocities Amendment Bill, 2014
• National Judicial Appointments Commission Act
• The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2014
• Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014
• Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014
• Bezbaruah Committee
• XAXA Committee
• Child Labour Issue in India
• Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) Platform
• Report on Electoral Reforms by Law Commission of India
• National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication Programme Launched
• Ordinance and Issues Related to it
• Illegal immigration: A threat for Internal Security
• National Register of Citizens
• Censor Board and Film Certification Type in India
• Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation and Smart Cities Mission
• ‘Housing for all by 2022’ Mission
• Immunisation programme in India
• Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate ‘Visually Impaired’ people
• Interstate water dispute
• Standing Committee Report on Strengthening of Subordinate Courts

Current Affairs Issues Listing – 2 (Economy)

• Minimum Support Price / Ramesh Chand Committee
• Compensation to Farmers/ Unseasonal Rains/ Crop Insurances
• Mint Rural Distress Index
• DD Kisan
• Shanta Kumar Committee of FCI Restructuring
• Soil Health Card (SHC)
• Essential Commodities Act-1955
• The National Commission on Farmers headed by M.S. Swaminathan
• Price Stabilization Fund
• Dr B. Meenakumari Committee on Deep Sea Fishing
• Panel on Urban Cooperative Bank
• PJ Nayak Committee on Bank Governance
• Nachiket Mor Committee on Financial Inclusion
• SARFAESI Act to Cover NBFC
• MUDRA Bank to Fund the ‘Missing Middle’
• Parliament Passes Regional Rural Banks (Amendment) Bill 2014
• Capital Infusion in PSU Banks, Based on Efficiency
• Instant Money Order and Electronic Money Order
• New GDP Base Year
• Chit Funds
• The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014
• The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Justice AP Shah Committee on Direct Taxes/MAT
• 14th Finance Commission
• The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill 2015
• Inflation Targeting: Union Government and RBI Sign Agreement to keep Inflation Below 6%
• Urjit Patel Committee on Strengthening Monetary Policy Framework
• The Delhi Stock Exchange (DSE) De-recognized
• Crowdfunding
• National Judicial Reference System
• Advance Pricing Agreements (APA)
• Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)
• Re-Commerce
• Maya Ram Committee Recommendations
• Capital Account Convertibility
• The Tax Administration Reforms Commission
• Ashok Lahiri High Level Committee
• Highlights of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015- 2020
• Ease of Doing Business
• SEBI’s New Norms for Financial Centres/ GIFT City
• E-Biz (G2B)
• India now 3rd Biggest Steel Producer
• Warehousing Corporations (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Corporate Governance
• Companies Act and the Women Director
• Union Government Launches FAME India Scheme to Boost Electric, Hybrid Vehicle Sales
• Make in India
• Special Economic Zones
• Disinvestment
• Micro, Small and Medium Entreprises Act Purposed Amendments
• Ashok Chawla Committee and Coal Auction
• The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act
• Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2015
• Committees for Railway
• Telecom Spectrum Auctioning
• Smart Cities
• Pancheshwar Multi Purpose Project
• Green India Mission Merged with MNREGA
• Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)
• Integrated National Waterways Transport Grid (INWTG)
• Bharat Mala
• KG D-6
• NHDP- Phase V
• TPP/ TTIP/ RCEP
• Charleston EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize 2015
• International Intellectual Property (IP) Index
• New Development Bank and Contingency Reserve Arrangement
• Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
• Oil Prices Fall/Reasons
• Poultry Product Import Leg Piece
• RBI Signs $400 Million Currency Swap Pact with Sri Lanka
• Energy Subsidy Report by IMF
• Grexit
• Labor Reform Overview
• The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2014
• The Apprentices (Amendment) Bill, 2014
• Apprentice ProtsahanYojna
• Bill to Streamline Labour Laws
• Industrial Disputes Act
• Amendment to Contract Labour Act, 1970
• Shramev Jayate Karyakaram
• Minimum Wages Act 1948
• Second National Labour Commission
• Shram Suvidha Portal
• Transparent Labour Inspection Scheme in Central Sphere for Random Selection of Units for Inspection
• Portability through Universal Account Number (UAN) for Employees Provident Fund
• Digital Jeevan Pramaan/ Life Certificate
• Subsidies in India: Overview
• Housing for All
• Rangarajan Committee Recommendation on Poverty in India
• JAM Trinity
• Skill India
• Priority Sector Lending Norms Changed
• Gold Schemes: Gold Monetisation, Sovereign Gold Bonds And Gold Coins
• Niti Aayog
• PM Jan Dhan Yojana
• Rupay

Current Affairs Issues Listing – 1 (Culture )

• Project Mausam by Ministry of Culture
• HRIDAY Scheme
• National Cultural Fund
• Adarsh Smarak Yojana
• Buddhist Circuit
• Swadesh Darshan and Prasad Scheme
• Rakhigari: The biggest Harappan Site
• International Yoga Day
• Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014
• Miscellaneous News Related to Culture