Higher Education

Internationalisation of India’s Higher Education

India has an inspirational history of Nalanda, Takshashila and Vikramashila that served as the melting pot of scholars from across the world. Unfortunately, no Indian University is ranked in the top 150 universities globally. Only three Indian institutions – IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore and IIT Delhi- find a place in the top-200 of the QS […]

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The Judicial Presumption of Non-Citizenship

Abdul Kuddus, a resident of Assam had been declared a foreigner by the Foreigner’s Tribunal But his name had appeared in the final draft of the NRC for Assam along with his family There is a conflict in inclusion under NRC and exclusion under Foreigner Tribunals. This was a case asking the SC if the Foreigner Tribunal […]

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Combat

Combating Desertification

India on the occasion of World Day to combat desertification and drought said as in the past it will play a leadership role and will lead by example in combating desertification.  India will be hosting the fourteenth session of Conference of Parties (COP – 14) from 29th August – 14th September 2019. As per the […]

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Teenage Pregnancies Increase Chance of Child Malnutrition By 10%-WHO Report

Recently, Global Childhood Report 2019 released by UK-based NGO Save the Children has stated that India has been gradually improving its performance in preventing child marriage and related health indicators. According to the report, India has strived to bring down the number of married girls in the age group of 15-19 years by 51% in […]

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FIRST PAST THE POST SYSTEM

A first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins. This is sometimes described as winner takes all. First-past-the-post voting is a plurality voting method. FPTP is a common, but not universal, feature of electoral systems with single-member electoral divisions, and is practised in close […]

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UCT QUESTION AND ANSWER FOR ECONOMY

1.   Which of the following statements related to the Human Development Index is/are correct? 1.   It measures the social and economic development of the nations. 2.   The HDI assigns equal weight to all dimension indices such as knowledge and understanding, a long and healthy life, and an acceptable standard of living. 3.   HDI includes dimensions […]

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UCT QUESTION AND ANSWER FOR SCIENCE AND TECH

1.   Which of the following statements related to the applications of semiconductors is/are correct? 1.   Photodiodes are used for detecting optical signal in electronics devices like smoke detectors, remote controls television.SCIENCE 2.   Photovoltaic devices convert electrical energy into light.       Select the correct answer using the codes given below: (a)  1 only                       (b) 2 only […]

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UCT Question and Answer for Ecology and Environment

1.   Living organisms provide many ecological services free of cost that are responsible for maintaining ecosystem health. Which of the following can be characterized as ecosystem services? 1. Biodiversity helps in regulating and stabilizing water run-off. 2. Wetlands and forests act as water purifying systems. 3. Biodiversity helps in recycling of nutrients found in the […]

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