The majority of the aspirant those who are preparing for the Civil Service Examination have had this question “How to read the Hindu?”. The Hindu ‘ is a highly recommended newspaper for the civil services examination, in light of the fact that the vast majority of the questions are triggered from that point. According to […]
UPSC General Studies Syllabus of IAS Preliminary Exam
The UPSC General Studies (GS) Syllabus for Preliminary Exam mainly deals with the current affairs for which the IAS aspirants have to keep themselves updated with the national and international happenings by reading major newspapers like The Hindu, The Indian Express, Business Standards, Press Information Bureau (PIB). Candidates can also refer our Daily Comprehensive News Analysis to stay update about UPSC Current Affairs.
Daily Comprehensive News Analysis (CNA) is an edge by BYJU’s to simplify current affairs for the all the IAS aspirants, so just referring our CNA candidates need not refer for many other newspapers for current affairs.
Under CNA, the news is divided into individual topics, sub-topics and categorised according to the subjects mentioned in the UPSC Syllabus.
UPSC Prelims GS Syllabus -(200 marks) – Duration : 2 hours
- Current events of national and international importance.
- History of India and Indian National Movement.
- Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
- Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
- Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
- General issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialisation General Science.
Organise your IAS Exam preparation syllabus and keep a track on what all the topics you have covered or need to be covered by downloading the PDF of UPSC Prelims General Studies (GS) Paper-I Syllabus.
The Great North Indian plains are homogeneous surface with an invisible slope. These are alluvial fertile plains formed by the deposition process of the Himalayan Rivers. Along with the Himalayan Rivers, the Vindhyan Rivers are also having a prominent role in making the land fertile. It deposits a large amount of sediments along the foothills. […]
The Himalayas, the abode to the highest peaks on earth, are incredible mountain system of Asia and a great wall between the Plateau of Tibet to the north and the alluvial plains of the Indian subcontinent to the south. It is divided longitudinally into 5 divisions from west to east. Know more | UPSC Syllabus […]
The rivers of India play a significant role in the lives of the Indian society. The river systems provide irrigation, drinking water, economical transportation, power, as well as grant livelihoods for a large number of population. This straightforwardly demonstrates that why all the major cities of India are positioned by the banks of the river. […]
The world has seen several breakthrough advancements around climate change in the last year. It includes the landmark Paris Agreement also. The COP22 of Marrakesh climate conference ended with underwhelming and disappointed. There was no fraternizing of political pioneers of significant forces, and no important choices to create worldwide energy. The principle plan was to […]
India is bestowed with a wide range of flora and fauna. The natural vegetation is the endowments of nature. They grow naturally by following the climatic variables. Due to a diverse geographical and climatic condition, an extensive range of natural vegetation grows in India. The types of natural vegetation differ according to precipitation, soil, climate […]
The first scientific classification of soil was done by Voelekar and Leather. According to them, Indian soils were classified into four categories. Alluvial Regur (black) Red soil Lateritic soil The All India soil and land use survey organization attempted a classification on the basis of texture, color, structure, pH value, porosity etc in 1957. After […]
The planning commission which has a legacy of 65 years has replaced by NITI Aayog. The utility and significance of the Planning Commission had been questioned for long. The replacement seems to be more relevant and responsive to the present economic needs and scenario in the country. EVOLUTION OF NITI AAYOG NITI AAYOG The […]
Biosphere reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal or marine ecosystems or its amalgamation. The biosphere reserve network was launched in 1976, two years after the initiation of MAB- Man and the biosphere programme. Government of India established 18 biospheres in the country (categories generally relating to IUCN Category V Protected areas). Read more | […]
“The path of social reform like the path to heaven at any rate in India is strewn with many difficulties. Social reform in India has few friends and many critics.” – Dr. B R Ambedkar The nation can progress only if the Union and State Governments work hand in hand. There are many challenges to […]