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General Studies -I 250 Marks

(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Archit­ecture from ancient to modern times.
Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present signif­icant events, person­ali­ties, issues.
The Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contri­butors or contri­butions from different parts of the country.
Post-i­nde­pen­dence consol­idation and reorga­niz­ation within the country.
History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolu­tion, world wars, redrawal of national bounda­ries, coloni­zation, decolo­niz­ation, political philos­ophies like communism, capita­lism, socialism etc. - their forms and effect on the society.
Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
Role of women and women's organi­zation, population and associated issues, poverty and develo­pmental issues, urbani­zation, their problems and their remedies.
Effects of global­ization on Indian society.
Social empowe­rment, commun­alism, region­alism & secula­rism.
Salient features of world's physical geography.
Distri­bution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcon­tin­ent); factors respon­sible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India).
Important Geophy­sical phenomena such as earthq­uakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geogra­phical features and their location - changes in critical geogra­phical features (including waterb­odies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

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