What is UPSC? Everything about UPSC IAS Exam

What is UPSC? The Union Public Service Commission also simply referred to as the UPSC is India’s central recruiting agency. Civil Services Examination (UPSC) is one of the most competitive and prestigious exams, popularly known as IAS is conducted by UPSC to recruit candidates for Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service, and several …

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UPSC cut off 2020 for Prelims and Mains Examination

In this article, you can see expected UPSC cut off 2020 and previous year cut off for Prelims and Mains Examination. The Union Public Service Commission commonly abbreviated as UPSC is India’s premier central recruiting agency. Every year, the UPSC (Union Public Services Commission) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) to shortlist candidates for various …

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Volcanism and Volcanic landforms: Geography UPSC

VOLCANOES: Volcano is an opening or vent through which molten lava, ash, gases, etc. comes out from the earth’s interior. Most of the volcanoes are concentrated at convergent and divergent plate boundaries but others, located in the interior of plates are associated with hot spots. Types of Volcanic eruptions: Icelandic: it flows as a fissure …

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Tsunami and its causes & Tsunami Warning Systems | UPSC

The seismic waves traveling through the ocean and seawater results in high sea waves which are known as tsunami. ‘Tsunami’ is a Japanese term represented by two characters: “tsu” and “nami”. The character “tsu” means harbor, while the character “nami” means wave. which has been universally adopted to describe a large seismically generated sea wave.  …

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UPSC Syllabus: Complete IAS Syllabus with Micro Topic Analysis – 2020

Welcome to Lotus Arise! Here, you will find the complete UPSC IAS syllabus for the Civil Services Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The Civil Services Examination is widely considered as one of the toughest and the most prestigious examinations conducted in India. To understand the UPSC exam, one needs to understand …

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Exogenic Forces: Denudation & Weathering | UPSC

We have been discussing geomorphic processes in our previous articles in the Geography section. We have already seen that geomorphic processes are classified into endogenic processes and exogenic processes. As endogenic processes are already covered in detail, in this post we focus on exogenic forces and exogenic processes. Exogenic (Exogenetic) processes are a direct result of stress-induced in earth materials due …

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Endogenic forces: Epeirogenic and Orogenic | UPSC

We have already seen that Geomorphic processes can create landforms. We also know that endogenic forces (internal) and exogenic forces (external) are the two main types of geomorphic processes. In this article, let’s study endogenic forces in detail. Geomorphic: relating to the form of the landscape and other natural features of the earth’s surface. The endogenic and …

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Geomorphic Processes: Endogenic and Exogenic forces | UPSC

The endogenic and exogenic forces causing physical and chemical changes on the earth‘s surface are known as geomorphic processes. Geomorphic =relating to the form of the landscape and other natural features of the earth’s surface. Geomorphic agents: mobile medium (like running water, moving ice masses or glaciers, wind, waves, currents, etc.) which removes, transports and …

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