Gist of Yojana

gist of yojana

Yojana is a monthly magazine published by the Government of India that covers socio-economic issues in India.

It is one of the resources widely recommended by many experts, to be included in the UPSC Civil Services Exam Preparation as it covers in detail, important social and economic issues briefed in the newspapers. Before starting with Yojana, it is important for the aspirants to understand the relevance of Yojana for UPSC Exam Preparation as this will give them an idea on how to pick and choose important topics and identify the areas to be focused on in an edition.

Importance of Yojana for IAS

  • Covers important socio-economic issues
  • Covers many topics including current affairs important for GS paper 1 and GS paper 2
  • Reading the Yojana also helps in the UPSC personality test/interview
  • It contains authentic information that is reliable as it comes from the government itself – hence, can be safely used in the UPSC exam
  • It generally gives both sides of the coin, i.e., both the pros and cons of an issue
  • Topics covered include polity, governance, schemes, agriculture, economy, international relations, federalism, budget, banking, etc.
  • Recommended by most IAS toppers

Also see:

Understanding the relevance of Yojana for UPSC Exam Preparation

Top 5 Magazines For UPSC Preparation

Yojana Summary for UPSC

Here, in this section, IAS Aspirants can find the list of Yojana monthly issues from the year 2015 till the recent editions. The gist of the topics of each month’s issue can be found in this section.

Click on the links below to download the PDF of Monthly Yojana Issues and their gists from 2015 till 2018.

UPSC Exam Preparation: Gist of Yojana-2019 Monthly issues Yojana Magazine 2019 The Yojana magazine is one of the most important and widely Read More
UPSC Exam Preparation: Gist of Yojana January 2019 Issue: Innovation Table of Contents: Innovation 1. Innovation: Making a Difference 2. Read More
UPSC Exam Preparation: Gist of Yojana December 2018 Issue: Digital India Table of Contents: Digital India 1. Introduction 2. Towards An Inclusive Read More
UPSC Exam Preparation: Gist of Yojana November 2018 Issue: Swachhata- From Idea To Reality Table of Contents: Swachhata- From Idea To Reality 1. Read More
UPSC Exam Preparation: Gist of Yojana October 2018 Issue: Women Empowerment Table of Contents: Women Empowerment 1. Empowering the Nation with Read More
UPSC Exam Preparation: Gist of Yojana September 2018 Issue: Employment and Self Employment Table of Contents: Employment and Self Employment 1. Read More