Prelims (General Studies) Paper I – (200 marks)

  1. Current Events of National and International Importance.
    1. Recent Current Affairs.
      1. National News
      2. International News
      3. Government Schemes
  2. History of India and Indian National Movement.
    1. Ancient Indian History
    2. Medieval Indian History
    3. Indian National Movement
      1. Advent of Europeans
      2. Conquest of Bengal
      3. Revolt of 1857
      4. Establishment of Congress
  3. Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
    1. Physical Geography
    2. World Geography
    3. Indian Geography
  4. Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
    1. Constitution of India
    2. Administrative Machinery
    3. Government Schemes
    4. Panchayati Raj
    5. Public Policy
  5. Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  6. General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity, and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.
  7. General Science.
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