GS-2 (Mains), Mains-2018 (English)

Lateral Entry in Civil Services – Analysis

  Lateral Entry in Civil services refer to a system where in personnel’s other than regular bureaucrats are hired for mid-level and above hierarchy due to various reasons like expertise, specialization in particular field etc. Raghuram Rajan, Urjit Patel, Arvind Subramaniam, Manmohan Singh are some examples. The idea of lateral induction is not new. It… Continue reading Lateral Entry in Civil Services – Analysis

GS-3 (Mains), Mains-2018 (English)

Big Data – Applications & Challenges

Big data is a term for data sets that are so large or complex that traditional data processing application software is inadequate to deal with them. Big data challenges include capturing data, data storage, data analysis, search, sharing, transfer, visualization, querying, updating and information privacy. The data could be from social networks, web server logs,… Continue reading Big Data – Applications & Challenges