About Anugrah
Which stage of the UPSC civil services examination is the most unpredictable?
 
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Personality Test
 
ianugrah aims to reduce the unpredictability of Personality Test by providing the candidates a platform to interact with and learn from former senior civil servants / accomplished professionals who bring in their practical experience and insight to guide young aspirants in their journey.
 
What We Offer
At ianugrah, we bring out and nurture the hidden potential of the civil services aspirants so that they are at their best before the UPSC Personality Test Board.
 
Apart from detailed discussions on current affairs, we use customized soft-skill development modules to impart competitive edge to the aspirants.
 
Guidance is provided both in English and Hindi.
 
News & Announcements
  • Reaching for the stars

    Last week, ISRO launched a record 104 satellites on a single launch vehicle. 

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    Court self-corrects

    SC decision on surveys critical of judiciary is a step towards bringing 

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  • No half measures

    To address rising NPAs, consider divesting government holdings in state-owned banks, including by strategic sales

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    All roads need not lead to Delhi

    The symbolic importance of Independence Day

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  • No pass marks

    Restoring Class X exams

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    Govt Prepares to Switch Off Incandescent Bulbs in 3 Years

    Gradual bans likely on sale of the

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  • Why graded action is a good idea, but tough to implement

    The intention is to take  progressively 

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    Not letting it go waste
    Waste-to-energy plants could sustainably dispose of municipal solid waste, while generating electricity
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  • Growth amidst gloom

    Agriculture GDP bucks the trend of decline in other sectors.

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    Your not-so-secret ballot

    The government must adopt the new technology that restores poll privacy

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  • Move over GM, ‘gene-edited‘foods are on their way

    ‘It’s like moving the cursor in a word processor

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    MDR

    What is ‘Merchant Discount Rate’ levied on plastic money

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  • PAC: watchdog for govt spending; panel of consensus, controversy

    After asking the RBI Governor tough questions and threatening to call in the PM

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    Biggest reasons for farm labour suicide is illness, family problems

    3 out of 5 agricultural labourers who committed suicide were pushed by these factors

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  • Shoring up our digital identities

    The eKYC scheme eliminates

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    A note to RBI

    Its reputation has taken a beating, needs salvaging. It could start with being more transparent, communicative

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  • Handle With Care

    Benami property legislation is an important addition to toolkit to combat black money

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    The 3 New I’s Of Indian Politics

    Intention, Initiative and Ideas:Netas do not require anything

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  • Heaping The Burden

    CBSE's latest decisions represent a backward step for school education

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    What the Constitution law say on anthem

    What are the constitutional and legal provisions relating to the national anthem?

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  • How a headless body solved a 50-year border row

    The meandering river Meuse had created enclaves that both countries found difficult to police.

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    The power of heroism

    Very few leaders of the 20th century held sway over as many people around the world as Fidel Castro did.

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  • India’s golden moment

    Demonetisation is an ethical step. It can help us leave behind culture of illegality

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    How Money Travels

    KHUSHBOO NARAYAN & SHAJI Vikraman trace the route of the Indian currency note

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  • 1914 Revisited: Open World Order Is Breaking Apart

    Likely fallout of globalisation's retreat is slower growth, higher inflation and rising conflict

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    The arhar solution to pollution

    It will also promote indigenous research and science, incentivise pulses production, rationalise pricing.

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  • India and US, polls apart

    India’s election system is marked by its simplicity, and a fully empowered but fiercely independent EC

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    How not to make America great again

    You are running for US president with the slogan “Make America Great Again”. 

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  • Beijing’s Two-Fold Underestimation

    Sorry, Beijing, but you don't get Pakistan

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    Automation Monster Coming for Our Jobs

    According to World Bank research, automation imperils 69% of jobs in India

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  • Pursuit Of Equality

    Centre champions women's rights, denounces triple talaq as unconstitutional

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    A tall order

    Crop stubble burning causes health hazards. But dealing with it requires engagement with farmers

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  • The next big farm solution – cutting production costs

    In a scenario of depressed crop prices, a unique PPP model in milk shows the way out.

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    Normal monsoon, with some erratic features

    The 2016 Southwest monsoon season officially ends today. 2 years of drought are over, 

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  • Can’t sweep it under the carpet

    The challenge of garbage is set to grow. Solid waste management plans need to be implemented

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    A Good Call

    Decision to ratify Paris climate accord will hold India in good stead

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  • Six wise persons

    Constitution of monetary policy committee promises an institutional arrangement more transparent, accountable

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    India’s Great Drying Out

    Cauvery dispute manifests growing water shortage, how does India tackle it?

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  • Yes, justice is delayed but guess who can help speed it up?

    In April this year, the Chief Justice of India shed a tear. Photographs taken

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    Cauvery row shows why India needs a low-water economy

    All over the country, every day, there are a million conflicts around water,

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  • If the rupee drifts down, RBI should smile and do nothing

    Three years ago, all emerging markets including India suffered a huge outflow of dollars.

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    Wrangles Over Water

    As Karnataka and Tamil Nadu slug it out, Pakistan wages a water war on India

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  • Courting Trouble

    India must ready for a future where more literacy will mean more litigation

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    Hasten Slowly On GST

    Some states may be bumping Up their current VAT since Compensation will be on The basis of past revenue 

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  • Use tech, up vigil along rivers, says post-Pathankot review
    `Laser Walls Not Yet Installed In Infiltration-Prone Areas'
     
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    Seize the crisis

    In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi counted his government’s achievements. 

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  • A place in the club

    India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group membership bid requires quieter, more creative diplomacy

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    The Past Reloaded

    New evidence on Indus Valley civilisation demands objective relook at Indian history

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  • Supping With Superpowers

    Modi has succeeded in improving relations with both China and America

     
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    Not Plassey 1757 but Samugarh 1658:

    Fateful tipping point that fixed the subcontinent's future course

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  • The heat is really on now

    Asia is increasingly prone to the ravages of drought. Policymakers need to act quickly to avoid water conflicts

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    A roadmap that suits India’s needs

    A 15-year long-term vision to replace the five-year plan model was long overdue.

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  • Expand the digital footprint
    The Jan Dhan, Aadhar and Mobile combination will get a boost if restriction-free Internet is added
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    Here is Food for Scary Thought
    Green Revolution? Think again
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  • How TCS Bridged the Gulf With an All-Woman BPO ?
    Tackling challenges like restrictive laws and perceptions was no mean feat
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    Haryana assembly passes Jat quota Bill

    The law will raise the state’s quota to 67% while an apex court judgement has fixed an upper limit of 50%.

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  • Private partners for a healthier nation

     

    Unlike in several other global economies, healthcare is a state subject in India

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    De-link welfare schemes from poverty line

    A Niti Aayog task force has advocated delinking government 

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  • Fiddling while Rome is built

    Aadhaar bill is one of the most transformative economic reforms ever. But does anyone care?

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    CASTE IN A NEW MOULD

    Quota agitations by dominant castes like Jats,

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  • Take Off From The Coast
    A few Shenzhen-style coastal economic zones can start a manufacturing revolution in India
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    Traffic, pollution need a bit of homework

    If you ask a city dweller what troubles her more — traffic or pollution

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  • Start-up initiative could jumpstart employment generation
    In quest for expansion, our economy has acquired the dubious
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    Global eye - To Tame A Dragon

    Obama attempts to stiffen Asean's spine on aggressive Chinese moves in South China Sea

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  • Climate change forces birds to rethink migration patterns

    As Delhi stayed warm this winter, 

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    Modi’s idea of India-1

    As his second Republic Day closes

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  • How new crop insurance scheme can be a game-changer

    Under the Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, farmers

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    Why the winter has arrived late and why the cold will last

    A southward shift of two wind systems has allowed 

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  • I-T dept should speed up refunds, pay 12% interest on delays: Panel

    Taxpayers should get refunds within six months 

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    The Saudi blueprint

    The desert kingdom is striving to dominate its region and modernise its economy at the same time

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  • Discover, invent in India

    A country that aspires to become an economic superpower must first become a science & technology superpower

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    Explained: How a warm Pacific has stolen your winter

    Among the biggest El Niños in history

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  • Rabi crop fine for now.

    Field reports suggest that the mustard crop — currently about 70-90 days old and at the reproductive 

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    Fast, Faster or Fastest Train?

    New Delhi has reportedly cleared a $14.7-billion Japanese bid to build its first high-speed rail (HSR),

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  • Oil drop: Crude slide notwithstanding, retail prices remain viscous

    On Tuesday, the price of the Indian crude oil basket was pegged at just a shade over $40 to a barrel.

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    Want to Get Richer? Accept Refugees

    As political debates about Syrian refugees rage on both sides of the Atlantic...

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  • The pulse of the matter

    Farmers tend to lose out irrespective of whether crop prices go up or down. Government needs to rectify this.

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