Polity mock test 2 for civil service preliminary (level medium)

All the best. Test contains 15 questions and ideal time to complete is 15 minutes. Feedback regarding level of questions will be highly appreciated.


Polity mock test 1 for Civil service Preliminary (Level easy)

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Free Mock Test series for Civil service Exam

In order to help the Civil service aspirants, i am taking a further step. I am introducing series of complete Mock test and sectional mock test for civil service exam. I am going to add at least three mock tests every week. All of them are free. On the successful completion of the mock test, you will be redirected to a page which shows your score. Tentative schedule of upcoming Mock test is given below.

1. Polity Mock Test (Level: Easy)              27-02-2015

2. Polity Mock Test (Level:Medium)          28-02-2015

3.Polity Mock Test (Level:Tough)              29-02-2015

4.Economics Mock Test (Level: Easy)       06-03-2015

5. Economics Mock Test (Level:Medium)   07-03-2015

Complete schedule will be posted soon. Above mock test link will be active around 9 pm on the concerned day.

2015 is the awesome year to get a government Job

If you are still having dream of getting a government, 2015 is the perfect year for you. There are plenty of jobs coming up for you. This article will be based on the upcoming exams in 2015 and includes guide on how to prepare for the exam. There will be at least 5o,000 plus vacancies available in this year. Grab your dream job this year. Start your preparation today and all the best !!!


Exam Name Notification date Exam date
Combined Civil Service Examination-II
(Group-II Interview Posts)Vacancies :908
3rd week of February 2015 10.05.2015(Prelims)26.09.2015(Mains)23.05.2015
 Combined Civil Service Examination-III (Group-IIIA) (Interview Posts) Vacancies: 25 1st week of march 17.05.2015
IES and Geologist’s exam  07.02.2015  23.05.2015
Rectt.of SI in CAPFs, ASI in CISF and SI
in Delhi Police Examination -2015
28.02.2015 24.05.2015
 14.03.2015 12.06.2015
Combined Graduate Level (Tier-I)
Examination- 2015
14.03.2015 14.06.2015
and 21.06.2015
 TNPSC Group 1 First week of April, 2015 05.07.2015
 Combined Higher secondary Level exam(10+2) 11.04.2015 12.07.2015
 TNPSC Group 2-A Second week of May, 2015 16.08.2015
 CSP 16.05.2015 23.06.2015
 Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical &
Mechanical) Examination – 2015
29.03.2015 30.08.2015
 IBPS RRB CWE for Officers Scale I,II and III and Office assistants July 2015 05.09.2015, 06.09.2015, 12.09.2015, 13.09.2015, 19.09.2015,
20.09.2015, 26.09.2015 & 27.09.2015
 Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’
Examination – 2015
09.05.2015 06.09.2015
 IBPS PO/MT August, 2015 03.10.2015, 04.10.2015, 10.10.2015 &11.10.2015(Prelims)31.10.2015(Mains)
 TNPSC VAO 1st week of July, 2015 04.10.2015
 Multi Tasking (Non –Technical) Staff
Examination – 2015
01.08.2015 08.11.2015
 TNPSC Group 4 1st week of August, 2015 15.11.2015
 IFS mains From 21-11-2015
 IBPS clerk October,2015 05.12.2015, 06.12.2015, 12.12.2015, 13.12.2015,
19.12.2015 & 20.12.2015(Prelims)03.01.2016(Mains)
 Civil service Mains 16.05.2015 From 18-12-2015
 IBPS Specialist officer November,2015 30.01.2016 & 31.01.2016

Note: All dates are tentative and above time table gives you idea of the important upcoming exams. SBI PO and clerk exam schedule is not yet out. As soon as they are out, we will update them.

Preparation guides and study plan:

1.Civil service guide

2. Civil service study plan

3. Civil service suggested books and preparation tips

4.Group 1 suggested books and preparation tips

5.Group 2 suggested books and preparation tips

6.Group 4 suggested books and preparation tips

7. How to prepare for any banking exam

8. SBI clerical cadre Guide

Previous question papers:

1. UPSC question papers collection

2. TNPSC group 1 question papers

3.TNPSC group 2 and 2A question papers

4.TNPSC group 4 question papers

5. TNPSC VAO question papers

Free books for civil service and Group 1 in PDF format

More guides , question paper collection and study plan will be updated. Stay tuned!!!

Previous year UPSC Question papers collection (PDF)

Students preparing for any UPSC exam should not restrict them to refer question papers of their exam alone. Here is the complete collection of UPSC exam question papers since 2009. This collection will be extremely useful for the preparation of civil service exam.

Question papers that are useful for the preparation of CSP, 2015

Practicing many mock tests is the crucial step in the preparation of high level exam such as civil service exam. Previous year question papers is a never miss asset for every serious civil service aspirants. I have complied more than 80 objective type UPSC questions papers into a single RAR file and i hope they will be highly useful during the Civil service preliminary exam preparation.

How to use this collection effectively for CSP preparation?

SCRA and STENOGRAPHER question papers have HSC level syllabus. Believe it or not. 25% of the CSP questions are of HSC level. So even lower exam exam helps you in your preparation. Other exam question papers provided in the collection is of Degree level and so they are directly useful in your civil service preparation. Download link of the collection is given below.

Collection of UPSC question papers since 2009  (Size: 122 MB)

Note: This collection does not contain specialized exam papers such as Medicine, Maths, Engineering, Economics, etc. In other words this collection has only General studies and Aptitude question papers.

Exam wise Question paper collection:

Following section has individual collection for all important UPSC exams.

1. SCRA (9.75 MB)

2. CDS (26.5 MB)

3. NDA (17.0 MB)

4. Stenographer (9.61 MB)

5.CAPF (4.67 MB)

6.CISF (3.49 MB)

7. Civil service exam (68.4 MB)

Question paper collection for Civil service Mains will be posted soon

Computing abbreviation part 2

FIFO: First in first out is a queue model in which service is offered on first come first serve basis. Classical example of FIFO is traditional railway ticket booking in the counter.

FTP: File transfer protocol is a network protocol for transferring files from one computer to another computer over TCP/IP based network.

GIF: Graphic Interchange Format is a image format and this format supports animations.

GPRS: General packet radio service is a data transfer service for GSM enabled mobile phoned.

GSM: Global system of Mobile communication is commonly used mobile standard for 2G mobile technology.

GUI: Graphic user interface is a interactive interface that enables user to interact with any electronic device by the means of icons and dialog box. GUI was initially introduced in computers and it is extended to almost all electronic devices. Traditional computer’s interface was command based interface but GUI superseded it.

HTML: Hypertext mark up language is a programming language that is used to design a web page. (For more info, read network basics)

HTTP: Hypertext transfer protocol is a protocol for the exchange of information between web server and client.

HTTPS: Hypertext transfer protocol is a protocol for the secure exchange of information between web server and client. Most of the websites uses HTTPS to encrypt website user’s data in transit.

IC: Integrated circuit is a single chip in which multiple electronic devices are fabricated.

ICMP: Internet control message protocol is a important network protocol that sends error message,whenever there is a problem in the network.

IGMP: Internet group message protocol is a network protocol for sending message to many people (i.e Group message).

IDS: Intrusion detection system detects unauthorized access to the network or system.

IMAP: Internet message access protocol is a protocol for the retrieval and storage of email. Unlike post office protocol(POP), it supports multiple email access at a time.

IP: Internet protocol is the basic protocol for the transfer of data over a network.

IPS: Intrusion prevention system prevents unauthorized access to the network or system.

IPTV: Internet protocol television network is nothing but the television service over internet.

ISP: Internet service provider provides internet service to the clients. Famous Internet service providers in India are Airtel, vodafone and Reliance.

ISDN: Integrated services digital network is a group of standards for the transmission of audio, video and data over Public switched telephone network(PSTN).

LAN: Local area network is a network of devices in a small area usually of the size of an office or a residential building.

LCD: Liquid crystal display is a output device that displays output based on the optical properties of the liquid crystal.

LED: Light emitting diode is a semiconductor based light source. Main feature of LED is minimal energy consumption.

LIFO: Last in first out is a queue model in which latest requests are served first.

MAC: Media access control is a important network protocol as it addresses devices connected to the network and and it controls the access of physical transmission medium. MAC address: Media access control Address is a 48 bit unique address assigned to the hosts and routers in the network under MAC protocol.

Computing abbreviations Part 1

ADC: Analog to digital converter is a physical device that converts analog signal to digital signal.

ADSL: Asymmetric digital subscriber Line is a data communication technology in which download speed is not equal to the upload speed.

AES: Advanced encryption standard is a standard of encrypting data and it is more secure than than than data encryption standard (DES).

ARP: Address resolution protocol maps the IP address with the physical address of the device i.e MAC address of the device.

AI: Artificial Intelligence is the study of intelligence exhibited by the machines. This technology will replace the human from decision making process.

ALU: Arithmetic Logic unit is the vital unit of CPU and it performs arithmetical and logical operations.

ANN: Artificial Neural networks are sophisticated learning algorithms which are inspired from the biological neural system. They are used in pattern recognition, computer vision and facial recognition.

API: Application programming Interface enables user to create software applications. It acts as an interface between user and computer for software programming.

ARPANET: Advanced research project agency network was developed by US military to facilitate message sharing between its research center. It acts as a precursor of today’s internet.

BASIC: Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code are class of programming languages which are relatively easy to use.

BIOS: Basic input and output system is a firmware that is programmed into computer’s ROM so that it tests computers hardware every time the system is booted.

CAD: Computer aided design is the use of computer for a design process.

CAM: Computer aided manufacturing is the use of computer for the manufacturing of any goods.

CCTV:Closed circuit television is a method of surveillance by the use of video camera.

CD: Compact disk is a optical disk that uses optical technology to store data in it. Maximum size of data that can be stored in CD is 700 MB (For more info, visit components of computer)

CG: Computer graphics is the process of creating and editing pictures, using computers.

CISC: Complex Instruction Set Computer is used to refer computers that executes many operation with single or few instructions.

DAC: Digital analog converter is a device that converts digital signal into analog signal.

DBMS: Database management system is the software that is used to manage the database. Commonly used DBMS are Oracle, Microsoft SQL server, SAP and MySQL.

DIP: Digital image processing is the use of computing algorithms to process a image.

DES: Data encryption standard is a standard of encrypting data developed in late 1970’s and this standard is now considered as insecure.

DOS: Disk operating system was a operating system that were used before the advent of Graphical user interface based operating system.

Dos: Denial of service is a computer network attack that is intended to deny network’s access to its users.

DDoS: Distributed denial of service is a DOS attack done by more than one computer at a time.

DNS: Domain name system is used for naming any devices or resources which are connected to the network.

DPI: Dots per inch is a measure of printing or scanning quality.

DSL: Digital subscriber line is a data communication technology in which data are transmitted over telephone line.

DSP: Digital signal processing is the manipulation of the digital signal by the means of software or hardware.

DTP: Desktop publishing is the process of creating documents in a personal computer.

DVD: Digital versatile disc is the optical disk and its maximum storage space is 4.7 GB.

DVR: Digital video recorder is device or software that helps in storing video.