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Study Material for Prelims 2018

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INDIAN POLITY

DEMOGRAPHY

NATURAL RESOURCES 

Salient Features :

  • Comprehensive Coverage of GS Prelims
  • The material is prepared keeping in mind the necessity of the Aspirants with respect to changing UPSC Pattern
  • GS Prelims material has been designed in point format
  • Updated material with respect to current issues important for IAS 2018 will be provided later. (Before Exams)
  • Economic Survey and Budget 2018 will be provided

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The material consist of following Chapters :

POLITY & GOVERNANCE

A. POLITY-Part 1
1. Making of the Indian Constitution
2. Salient features of the Indian Constitution
3. The Preamble
4. Territory of the Union and Formation of States
5. Citizenship
6. Fundamental Rights
7. Directive Principles of State Policy
8. Fundamental Duties

B. POLITY-Part 2
1. The Union and State Executive
2. The Union and State Legislature
3. Central State Relations
4. Union Territories
5. Special status of Jammu & Kashmir

C. POLITY-Part 3
6. The Judiciary
7. Administrative Tribunal
8. Panchayats and the Municipalities
9. Scheduled & Tribal Areas
10. Services Under the Union and the States
11. Elections
12. Special Provisions Relating to Certain Classes
13. Official Language
14. Emergency Provisions Under the Indian constitution
15. Provisions related to the Amendment

GOVERNANCE
1. Introduction to Governing Institutions
2. Institutions to Facilitate Cooperative Federalism
3. Constitutional Bodies
4. Institutions Related to Social Welfare
5. Regulatory Bodies
6. Institutions for Maintaining Transparency
7. Institutions Related to Health
8. National Institutions Related to Education
9. Civil Services Reform
10. Police Reforms in India
11. Citizen Charters
12. E-governance
13. Right to Information
14. Central Secretariat

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

A. GEOMORPHOLOGY
1. Origin and Evolution of the Earth’s Crust
2. Physical conditions of the Earth’s interior
3. Factors controlling landform development
4. Geosyncline and Mountain Building
5. Vulcanicity
6. Earthquakes
7. Geomorphic process
8. Landforms and their evolution
9. Applied Geomorphology

B. CLIMATOLOGY
1. Atmosphere
2. Inversion of Temperature
3. Insolation and Temperature
4. The Tricellular Meridional Circulation
5. Planetary Winds
6. Local Winds
7. Monsoons
8. Jet Stream
9. Air Masses
10. Fronts
11. Temperate and Tropical Cyclone
12. Climatic Zones of the World
13. Climate Change and Global warming

C. OCEANOGRAPHY
1. Submarine Relief
2. Temperature and Salinity of Oceans
3. Ocean Deposits
4. Marine resources
5. Ocean Currents
6. Ocean Tides
7. Coral Reefs
8. Sea level Changes
9. Tsunami

D. BIO-GEOGRAPHY
1. Factors responsible for soil formation
2. Soil Forming Processes
3. Soil Profiles and Horizons
4. Soil Classification
5. Soil Erosion and Conservation
6. Social and Agro Forestry

INDIAN GEOGRAPHY

A. THE HIMALAYAN REGION
1. Physiography
2. The Himalayan River Systems
3. Climate
4. Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
5. Soils
6. Natural Hazards and Disasters
7. Environment
8. Demography of Himalayan
9. Human Development in Himalayan Region
10. Land Utilization and Agriculture
11. Mineral Resources In Himalayan Region
12. Energy Resources In Himalayas
13. Manufacturing Industries
14. Transport and Communication
15. Tourism

B. THE GREAT NORTHERN PLAINS
1. The Great Plain of North India
2. Drainage system of the Great Northern Plains
3. Climate
4. Soils
5. Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
6. Natural Hazard and Disasters
7. Environment
8. Demography of the Great Northern Plains
9. The Economy of the Great Northern Plains Water Resources and Irrigation
10. Crop Combination Of Northern Plains
11. Mineral Resources
12. Energy Resources
13. Manufacturing Industries
14. Transport and Communication
15. Tourism

C. THE PENINSULAR INDIA, COASTAL PLAINS & ISLANDS
1. The peninsular India, Coastal Plains & Island
2. Drainage system of Peninsular India
3. Climate of Peninsular India
4. Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
5. Soils
6. Natural Hazard and Disasters
7. Environment
8. Demography of Peninsular India
9. Mineral Resources
10. Energy Resources
11. Manufacturing Industries
12. Transport and Communication

D. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
1. Human Settlement (Rural and Urban)
2. Concept of Smart City
3. Demography Theories
4. Census 2011 Data
5. Family Planning and Population Policy
6. Ethnic Composition
7. Tribes in India
8. Concepts related to Migration
9. Socio-Economic Caste Census

WORLD ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
1. Minerals Resources
2. Energy Resources
3. Sectors of Economy
4. Agriculture
5. Industries

HISTORY & CULTURE

A. ANCIENT HISTORY
1. Pre-historic India
2. Indus valley civilization
3. Vedic age
4. Jainism and buddhism
5. The mahajanapadas
6. Mauryan empire
7. Post-mauryan india
8. Sangam age
9. Formation of new states in the peninsula
10. The gupta period
11. Harsha vardhana (606-647 a.d.)

B. MEDIEVAL HISTORY
1. Major dynasties of north India (750-1200)
2. South Indian kingdoms
3. Early muslim invasions
4. The Delhi sultanate (1200-1400 ad)
5. The Delhi sultanat (economic, social & cultural life)
6. Vijayanagar and Bahmani kingdoms
7. Other regional states
8. Mughal (Babur & Humayun) and Sur dynasty
9. Mughal dynasty (Akbar onwards)
10. Mughal administration, society and culture
11. The maratha
12. Religious development in medieval India
13. Advent of Europeans

C. MODERN HISTORY
1. Indian states and society in 18th century
2. Advent and growth of East India Company
3. British expansion in India
4. Second phase of British expansion in India
5. Administration before 1857
6. Economic policies of the Britishers
7. Peasant and tribal movements
8. The Revolt of 1857
9. Introduction of English education
10. Press under British rule
11. Socio-religious reform movement
12. Evolution and growth of Indian Nationalism
13. Indian national congress
14. Indian national Movement (1905-18)
15. Indian National Movement (1918-29)
16. Revolutionary nationalism
17. Indian National Movement (1930-47)
18. Governor Generals during British India
19. Constitutional Development

D. CULTURE
1. Paleolithic art
2. Art & culture during Indus Valley civilization
3. Religion and Indian philosophy
4. Architecture and sculpture Since mauryan age
5. Indian paintings
6. Classical forms of dance
7. Folk dance forms
8. Classical music
9. Musical instruments
10. Drama/theatre
11. Puppet forms of India
12. Indian pottery
13. Indian literature
14. Government institutions related to art and culture
15. Miscellaneous information
16. Terminologies associated with Indian culture

INDIAN ECONOMY
1. Concepts related to national income
2. Banking
3. Monetary policy
4. Inflation
5. Fiscal policy
6. Financial markets
7. Balance of payment
8. India’s foreign trade
9. Industry
10. Agriculture
11. Planning
12. Poverty and unemployment
13. Human development

ENVIRONMENT

1. Ecosystem and its Components
2. Ecology and its Principles
3. Ecological Succession
4. Interaction between Species
5. Terrestrial Ecosystem
6. Aquatic Ecosystem
7. Population Ecology
8. Biogeochemical Cycles
9. Biodiversity
10. Threats to Biodiversity
11. Biodiversity Conservation
12. Land Degradation
13. Soil Erosion
14. Deforestation
15. Surface and Ground Water Degradation
16. Solid Waste Management
17. E-Waste Management
18. Climate Change
19. Environmental Governance

BIOLOGY
1. The living world discipline
2. Cell & genetics
3. Virus
4. Bacteria
5. Algae
6. Fungi
7. Diet & nutrition
8. Digestive system
9. Skeletal system
10. Muscular system
11. Respiratory System
12. Transport System
13. Nervous System
14. Sensory Organs
15. Excretion & Osmoregulation
16. Endocrine System
17. Reproductive System
18. Human Diseases

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

1. Nanotechnology
2. Space
3. Biotechnology
4. IT
5. Telecom
6. Robotics
7. Defence

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