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[CSE P-M-I 2017] Art and Culture Preparation

Given the ever increasing competition and uncertainty, it is high time to take each and every part of the syllabus seriously. It is no longer the time when one used to ignore Art and Culture and hope to get a good rank in UPSC. This post is to discuss various facets of preparing the Art and Culture portion. The discussions may include -
a. Material List
b. Approach
c. Answer writing (Mains)

Also, the ones with interview experience, can share the questions asked by the panels. Try to keep the discussion within the above mentioned contours. Any relevant issue is definitely welcome.
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  • PMI? Purchasing Manager's Index?
    Dead and departed general caste player. RIP.
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  • is thread ko banane wale ko...... bharat ratna ..diya jaana chahiye.......
    You talk when u cease to be at peace with your mind
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  • is thread ko banane wale ko...... bharat ratna ..diya jaana chahiye.......

    Bhai Bharat Ratan rahne do...bas UPSC mein selection ho jaye :D
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  • is thread ko banane wale ko...... bharat ratna ..diya jaana chahiye.......

    Bhai Bharat Ratan rahne do...bas UPSC mein selection ho jaye :D
    :D ... Jaroor hoga...poori psychopath community ki duaayen aapke saath hai......
    Bas answer writing main woh spark chahiye..... Jaroor hoga...
    You talk when u cease to be at peace with your mind
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  • What topics one should read from CCRT website? Seniors please enlighten.
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  • What topics one should read from CCRT website? Seniors please enlighten.

    everything. there is a lot of interconnectedness between the topics and unless you are broad in your coverage, you will not be able to answer the questions that especially are designed on the basis of such interconnectedness.

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  • Read XI and XII fine arts ncerts books first...it will cover most of ccrt material
    Make Life Beautiful Again!!
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  • edited March 17
    canune said:

    What topics one should read from CCRT website? Seniors please enlighten.

    everything. there is a lot of interconnectedness between the topics and unless you are broad in your coverage, you will not be able to answer the questions that especially are designed on the basis of such interconnectedness.

    Thanks for the reply, will try to see the interconnectedness between the topics :)

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  • Read XI and XII fine arts ncerts books first...it will cover most of ccrt material

    I have read the XI class fine arts ncert, will start the XIIth one.
    Thanks for the reply. :)
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  • Read XI and XII fine arts ncerts books first...it will cover most of ccrt material

    Any review of Nitin Singhania's TMH book? Especially from Mains POV.
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  • CCRT is the most comprehensive and important source for culture. Though it is lengthy but do it thoroughly, it will be very useful for both prelims and mains point of view.
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  • Read XI and XII fine arts ncerts books first...it will cover most of ccrt material

    Any review of Nitin Singhania's TMH book? Especially from Mains POV.
    Read that only for prelims and Mains..was able to solve questions in prelims and 1 question in mains. It will cover the fundamentals, which probably every source will cover. Read it if you have no time.
    Prelims - 3, Mains - 2*, Interview - 0.
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  • History Ncerts + Nitin singhania; is it sufficient?
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  • shubh1 said:

    History Ncerts + Nitin singhania; is it sufficient?

    Is prashn ka uttar to ...srishti ke rachayita k paas bhi nahi hai..... ;)
    You talk when u cease to be at peace with your mind
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  • shubh1 said:

    History Ncerts + Nitin singhania; is it sufficient?

    Is prashn ka uttar to ...srishti ke rachayita k paas bhi nahi hai..... ;)
    :D
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  • ye 12 ki fine arts ki kaun book hai? I have only known of the 11th NCERT- Intro to fine arts. Is there a fine arts bookk for 12th also? Hai toh koi sajjan link post kar dein.
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  • oldrusty said:

    ye 12 ki fine arts ki kaun book hai? I have only known of the 11th NCERT- Intro to fine arts. Is there a fine arts bookk for 12th also? Hai toh koi sajjan link post kar dein.

    Haan bhai koi sajaan purush/istri link share kar do...
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