Contents of State PSC Preliminary Examination Study Kit

Contents of State PSC Preliminary Examination Study Kit

Contents of (Part - 1)

Paper –I General Studies

INDIAN HISTORY

ANCIENT INDIAN HISTORY

  • Sources of Indian History
  • The Harappan Civilization
  • The Vedic
  • The Mauryan
  • Post Mauryan period (200 BC-300 AD)
  • Gupta & Post - Gupta period: Society, Economy & Polity

MEDIEVAL INDIAN HISTORY

  • Chronology of Events in Medieval India
  • North India between 750-1200
  • The Sultans of Delhi
  • The Mughal Kings
  • The Marathas
  • Vijayanagar Empire
  • The Saints of Medieval India

MODERN INDIAN HISTORY

  • Indian in the Eighteenth Century
  • Rise of the Regional Powers
  • Economic Impact of The British
  • Indian Renaissance and Reform Movement
  • Early Uprisings Against The British
  • The Revolt of 1857
  • Nature and Causes For The Rise of National Movement
  • The Rise of Neo-Nationalists or Extremistss
  • The Beginning of the Gandhian Era
  • The National Movements in 1940s
  • Chronology of The National Movement INDIAN GEOGRAPHY PHYSICAL

GIST OF N.C.E.R.T

  • The Harappan Culture: Bronze Age Civilization
  • The Later Vedic Phase
  • Territorial States And The First Magadhan Empire
  • The Delhi Sultanat
  • Architecture
  • Mughal Empire
  • Social and Cultural Awakening in the First Half of the 19th Century
  • The Revolt of 1857
  • Growth of New India - Religious and Social Reform After 1858
  • Nationalist Movement

GEOGRAPHY

WORLD GEOGRAPHY GENERAL

  • North America
  • Middle America
  • South America
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Asia
  • Antartica
  • Climatic Region of the World

WORLD GEOGRAPHY PHYSICAL

  • Lithosphere
  • Atmosphere
  • World Climatic Type

INDIAN GEOGRAPHY PHYSICAL

  • India Physical

INDIAN GEOGRAPHY GENERAL

  • Land and the People
  • States and Union Territories
  • Non-Conventional Energy
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Conventional Energy in India
  • Electricity / Power in India

GIST OF N.C.E.R.T

  • India Location
  • Drainage System
  • Climate
  • Natural Vegetation
  • Soils
  • Land Use and Agriculture
  • Mineral and Energy Resource
  • Sugar Industry
  • Transport and Communication
  • Our Solar System
  • Land Form
  • Composition and Structure of Atmosphere

INDIAN POLITY

  • Outstanding features of the Indian Constitution
  • Preamble
  • Union and its Territory
  • Citizenship in India
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Fundamental Duties
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Constitution Amendment
  • Emergency Provisions
  • President of India
  • Vice-President
  • Attorney General of India
  • Parliament of India
  • Office of Profit
  • The Judiciary
  • Lokpal and LokAyukta
  • Federal System
  • Governor
  • Anti—defection law
  • Inter State Council
  • Electoral System in India
  • Panchayatraj Institutions
  • Nagarapalikas
  • Delegated Legislation
  • Public Service Commission
  • Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  • Delimitation of Constituencies
  • River Water Disputes India
  • Right to Information
  • Good Governance
  • Seventh Schedule and Taxation Powers
  • Professional Tax
  • Order of Procedence
  • Delhi Government
  • Article 371
  • Fifth and Sixth Schedules
  • Current Affairs : National Polity updates

GIST OF N.C.E.R.T.

  • Why Do We Need A Constitution?
  • Philosophy of the Constitution
  • Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution
  • Executive
  • Legislature
  • Judiciary
  • Local Governments
  • Elections and Democracy

INDIAN ECONOMY

  • Economics :An Introduction
  • Economic Planning in India
  • Fiscal System
  • Monetary and Credit Policy
  • Money Market and Capital Market in India
  • Stock Markets in India
  • Taxation System in India: Concepts and Policies
  • Inflation : Concepts, Facts and Policy
  • Public Sector
  • Banking System in India
  • Poverty and Inequality Concepts, Data Policy and Analysis
  • Unemployment
  • Agriculture
  • Important Indices
  • Bretton Woods Institutions and Others
  • GATT and WTO
  • Foreign Trade
  • External Sector
  • Economy Updates

GIST OF N.C.E.R.T.

  • Sectors of the Indian Economy
  • Liberalization
  • Human Capital and Human Development
  • Growth and Changing Structure of Employment
  • India’s economic interaction with the World

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT CONCEPT

  • Organisms and the Environment
  • Environment, Habitat and Niche
  • Environmental Factors
  • Ecological Adaptations
  • Population, Biotic Community and Succession
  • Ecosystem: Structure and Function
  • Natural Resources and their Conservation
  • Biodiversity
  • Pollution and Global Environmental Change

BIODIVERSITY

  • Biosequestraton
  • Conservation
  • Commission on sustainable Development (1992)
  • Nagoya Protocol PROTOCOL
  • National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai
  • Project Tiger (1973)
  • The Biological Diversity Act 2002 and Rules 2004
  • Concerns & Issues
  • The Biological Diversity Act 2002
  • Biological Diversity Rules 2004
  • Biodiversity Act/Rules and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Iprs in the context of protection of Plant varieties and Farmer’s RightAct
  • Recommended Actions
  • The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • Country Implementation
  • The International Year of Biodiversity (IYB)
  • Background
  • United Nations Decade on Biodiversity
  • Top 10 Famous Bird Sanctuaries of India
  • Types of Biodiversity
  • Genetic Diversity
  • Species Diversity
  • Ecosystem

POLLUTION AND ENVIRONMENT

  • Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management (CBIPM)
  • Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

ENVIRONMENT MOVEMENT

  • United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (1972)
  • Brutland Commission (1983)
  • The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development (1992)
  • Kyoto Protocol (1997)
  • 1997: Rio+5 Conference, New York
  • Johannesburg Summit 2002
  • Copenhagen Climate Council (2007) and Summit (2009)
  • Bali Action
  • 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference

INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES

  • Alliance of Small Island and States (AOSIS)
  • Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate
  • The International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP)
  • Land use, Land-Use Change and Forestry
  • Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)
  • The Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB)

NATIONAL INITIATIVES

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Green Development Initiative (GDI)
  • National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)
  • Indian Network on Climate Change Assessment
  • The National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR)

ENERGY

  • Jawaharlal Nehru National SolarMission144
  • Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission
  • Nuclear Power in India
  • Solar Power in India
  • The Energy Conservation Building Code
  • Wind Energy Programme in India

GENERAL SCIENCE

  • Tissue
  • Muscular and Skeletal System
  • The Nervous System
  • The Endocrine System
  • Lymphatic System and Immunity
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Circulatory System
  • The Integumentary System
  • The Reproductive System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Excretory System

PHYSICS

  • Gist of Physics from NCERT Books

CHEMISTRY

  • Gist of Chemistry from NCERT Books

BOTANY

  • Photosynthesis
  • Digestion in Plants
  • Plant Reproduction

ANIMAL KINGDOM

  • Diversity in Living Organisms
  • The Animal Kingdom

WHAT, WHY & HOW?

  • Gist of What, Why & How?

VARIOUS PROGRAMMES OF INDIA

  • India’s Nuclear Programme
  • India’s Defence Programme
  • India’s Space Programme
  • Science and Technological Development in India

UNIVERSE

  • Universe

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • Science and Technology in India: Policy Planning
  • Space Research
  • Atomic Research
  • Defence Research
  • Oceanographic and Antarctic Research
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Health Sector
  • Laser
  • Super Conductivity
  • Internet/Computer Glossary

Paper – II General Aptitude Test

  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning, analytical and mental ability
  • Basic numerical skills; numbers, magnitudes, percentages, numerical relation appreciation
  • Data analysis; Graphic presentations, charts, tables, spreadsheets.

Contents of (Part - 2)

  • Specials Current Affairs for State PSC Exam