22nd July

Q.1) Danger of a technological cold war between the US and China is compelling countries around the globe to join one camp or the other. In this context, highlight the implications of such a slugfest on countries around the globe and India. (15 marks -250 words)

Q.2) Considering the dwindling situation of the agricultural sector, suggest some steps to revamp the sector. 10 marks (150 words).

Q.3) A formal revival and re-invigoration of the Quad is needed after careful cost benefit analysis by India. Critically analyse. (15M, 250 Words)


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                                                                                                     23rd July

Q.1)  The limitations placed by the state must be necessary and proportionate to the goal that the State seeks to achieve. Analyze the above statement in the context of internet ban in the region of J & K.  (15 marks - 250 words)

Q.2) What is the appropriate remedy if two or more parties claim to form a government in a state in between the term of legislative assembly? 10 marks (150 words)

Q.3)  Explain the ambit of contempt of court power vested under the Supreme Court of India. Comment. 10 marks (150 words)

Q.4) Do you agree that Abolition of Triple Talaq by the parliament has ensured gender equality and inclusive development. Discuss. (15 M, 250 Words)


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                                                                                                      24th July

Q.1) Bal Gangadhar Tilak played a vital and major role in transforming India’s freedom struggle into a mass movement. Discuss (15 marks - 250 words)

Q.2)National security law belongs to the sovereignty of a country and the authority of the Central government. Critically analyze the above statement in the light of recently passed national security law in Hong Kong. Also, elaborate on the implications of the same on India.

Q.3) The current geopolitical scenario calls for deepening India- South Korea ties. Comment. 10 marks (150 words)


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                                                                                                    25th July

Q.1) In recent times, the kind of politics Indian democracy has inflicted upon, requires a debate on the need to explore a democratic form of government that delivers progress to the people. Comment (15 marks - 250 words)

Q.2) The current phase in India-Sri Lanka relations is one where New Delhi is “patching up with the Rajapaksas”. Elaborate.

Q.3)  The Anti Defection Law was formulated to ensure stability of government but is not free from drawbacks. Comment. 15 marks (250 words)


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                                                                                                     27th July


Q.1) Remembering Dadabhai Naraoji’s brand of nationalism is the need of the hour for India as a nation. Comment (10 Marks - 150 words)

Q.2) Why are the Himalayas more prone to earthquakes? Discuss (10 Marks - 150 words)

Q.3) Governor has been given discretionary powers for smooth and effective functioning but does the same extends to undermining the elected government of the day. Comment 15 marks (250 words).


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                                                                                                  28th July

Q.1) To address the current crises, India has to reconsider its foreign policy trajectory. Comment (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Q.2) Though India is among the top 10 water-rich countries almost a third of the country is parched. Discuss the concerns with the Ground water management in India. Suggest way forward that makes water use efficient, sustainable. (15M, 250 Words)

Q.3) The Governor is the head of state but is often charged with a parisian behaviour towards the centre. Comment. 10 marks (150 words)


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                                                                                                   29th July,

Q.1) Anti-defection law has not been very effective in curbing the defections. Discuss the reasons and suggest the measures to make the law more effective. (15 marks - 250 words)

Q.2) The COVID -19 pandemic has induced reverse migration from the Gulf region towards South Asia. Discuss. 15 marks (250 words)


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                                                                                                  30th July

Q.1) What is the aerial seeding technique of plantation? Highlight its advantages over conventional methods. Can it replace conventional methods of plantation? (15 marks - 250 words)

Q.2) We are at an incipient stage of looking for “cyber norms” that can balance the competing demands of national sovereignty and transnational connectivity. Comment.

Q.3) What is a cryptocurrency? Discuss the feasibility of “digital rupee” as the official currency of India. (250 Words, 15 Marks)

Q.4) The changing global landscape calls for India to become self sufficient in AI (Artificial Intelligence) space. Comment 10 marks (150 words)


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                                                                                                    31st July

Q.1) To bring genuine change in the socio-economic status of women in India, free education, coupled with job guarantees, especially for those from rural areas and vulnerable social locations is the need of the hour. Discuss (15 marks - 250 words)

Q.2) Indo- Mauritius Cooperation can help in development of Indian Ocean Region as a whole and can bestow mutual benefits. Comment. 10 marks (150 words)

Q.3) What are the various concerns plaguing the Indian Telecom sector? Discuss. Also suggest a way forward for the recovery of the telecom sector (250 words, 15 Marks)


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