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GENERAL STUDIES – 1
Topics: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern
times. – What is Tablighi Jamaat? ; Who are Nihangs?; National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India ;Ambubachi Mela ;Basava Jayanti; Raja Ravi Varma
Topics: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. -Jallianwala incident ;Khudai Khidmatgar
Topics: Women and women related issues. -How countries are dealing with the surge in domestic violence under COVID-19 lockdown?
Topics: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues –Global Report on Food Crises ;The Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID 2020)
Topics: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. -What is earth’s seismic noise? ;Ozone Hole… ;IMD releases new list of cyclone names…
GENERAL STUDIES – 2
Topics: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure; Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries. -What is Article 142? ;Governor right in ordering floor test: Supreme Court ;Basic structure and the Kesavananda Bharati case ;Constitutional Provisions regarding Minority Educational Institutions…
Topics: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. -J&K domicile rules ;Autonomous District Councils
Topics: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. -National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) ;No 100% quota for tribal teachers: SC
Topics: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies -Article 164(4) of the Indian Constitution
Topics: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. -Price Monitoring & Resource Unit (PMRU) -National Wildlife Board ;Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)
Topics: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. -Punjab Village and Small Towns Act -Counter cyclical capital buffer (CCyB) for banks ;What is the National Security Act? ;MPLADS suspended ;PCPNDT Act… ;Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 ;Government amends the extant FDI policy ;Why govt is encouraging ethanol production? ;Vijay Mallya loses extradition appeal in UK ;Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2019
Topics: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes. -Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) ;Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) ;Charting a Common Minimum Relief Programme ;Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) ;Ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 ;Who are Chakmas and Hajongs?
Topics: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. -Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination ;What is cytokine storm? ;Coronavirus containment plan ;“State of the World’s Nursing” report ;World Chagas Disease Day ;Measles ;Civil Defence volunteers ;Colour coding to help manage COVID-19 pandemic… ;What is post-intensive care syndrome?… ;Types of human coronaviruses… ;How Kerala’s Kasaragod has fought coronavirus? ;Classical swine fever… ;World Malaria Day… ;ADB’s COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support (CARES) Program ;What is a multi-system inflammatory state?
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Topics: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other
measures. -RBI to set up Wing for banking fraud oversight ;Online training platform- iGOT ;What is contact tracing? ;World Press Freedom Index 2020
Topics: India and its neighbourhood- relations. -Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ;Additional trade barriers violate WTO’s principle of non-discrimination: China ;Study on China dams brings the Brahmaputra into focus
Topics: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. -Euro Corona bonds – International Monetary and Finance Committee (IMFC) -Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
Topics: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. -What is 1930s Great Depression? ;EU €500bn corona rescue deal ;Who are the developing countries in the WTO? ;Special Drawing Rights (SDR) ;Why oil prices fell below zero? ;World Bank report on remittances ;South China Sea dispute ;What is an “immunity passport”? ;USCIRF 2020 annual report… ;Global Terrorism Index (GTI) ;Annual Special 301 report
Topics: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. -Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) ;Interpol ;UN Women ;Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID) ;UN Peacekeeping ;How is WHO funded? ;ASEAN ;International Energy Agency (IEA) ;World Heritage Day ;Islamophobia and IOC ;COVID-19 Rural Poor Stimulus Facility ;New Development Bank ;In News- World Food Programme ;WB Commodity Markets Outlook ;United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) ;The report on Trends in World Military Expenditure ;Petersberg Climate Dialogue ;Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ;India’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations
GENERAL STUDIES – 3
Topics: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. -Ways And Means Advances ;What is marginal cost of funds-based lending rate or MCLR? ;Long-term repo operations (LTROs) ;Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme ;What is helicopter money? ;How the RBI is handling ‘The Great Lockdown’? ;What Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)? ;Operation Twist
Topics: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. -Business Correspondents
Topics: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers -National Agriculture Market ;Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan… ;Swamitva Yojana to boost rural economy
Topics: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution Systemobjectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions;
economics of animal-rearing. -MSP for MFP ;PM KISAN
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Topics: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. -Draft Electricity Act (Amendment) Bill, 2020 ;Hydrogen Fuel
Topics: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. -National Innovation Foundation ;Novel blood plasma therapy for COVID-19 ;CollabCAD ;Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) ;TriboE masks and triboelectricity ;Reverse Vaccinology
Topics: Awareness in space -SunRISE mission ;GRACE-FO mission ;Artemis Program ;Lithium rich red giants ;Artificial Neural Networks based global Ionospheric Model (ANNIM) ;First merger of two black holes with unequal masses detected
Topics: Awareness in the fields of IT, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. ;What is geofencing?…; Bio fortified crops ;What is pool testing of Corona? ;Chitra GeneLAMP-N ;Feluda and Crispr technology ;Berberine and Alzheimer’s
Topics: Conservation related issues, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. – Anti-smog guns ;Uranium Contamination in Ground Water ;Fly ash ;NGT raises concern over COVID-19 bio-medical waste disposal ;Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan ;Topics: Disaster and management. ;How India will tackle its water woes amid ‘wash your hands’ directive?
Topics: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention -What is Round-tripping?
Topics: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. -Role of Armed forces in coronavirus outbreak battle
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GENERAL STUDIES – 4
How COVID-19 outbreak slipped through China’s system? ;What are human challenge trials, and why are they controversial?
FACTS FOR PRELIMS -Bear bile: Sodium hypochlorite:Patriot air defence missiles:Operation Sanjeevani:What is National Cadet Corps? AarogyaSetu:During India coronavirus lockdown, the laws that come into play (Relevant for both Prelims and Mains):IAS, IPS officers’ associations form ‘Caruna’, an initiative to fight Coronavirus:Delhi’s ‘5T’ war against virus: Samadhan challenge:World Health Day: About Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR):Important awards by ICCR:Gamosa:Operation Shield to fight Covid-19:Neighbouring rights law: What is Paralympics?Bharat Padhe online: World Homoeopathy Day:Technology Development Board (TDB): About CAT:YUKTI portal:What are Primordial Black Holes (PBH)? What is a virosome? What is wormivet? Different festivals being celebrated in several parts of country- April 13 and 14:Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF):Google Journalism Emergency Relief Fund: Thrissur Pooram festival:MK 54 lightweight torpedo:What is order books, inventories and capacity utilisation survey (OBICUS)? Various pandemics and how have they influenced the course of human history?KISAN RATH MOBILE APP: What is remdesivir?What are Blazars?…Goa is now COVID free: Bangalore Blue variety of grape: What is “milk tea alliance”?West Texas Intermediate (WTI):World Wide Help (WWH): Matterhorn:Daporijo Bridge:Earth Day: Saiyam: World Book Day:CIVIL SERVICES DAY: About Technology Development Board: Sepsis:VIDYADAAN 2.0: Kasowal Bridge: Education for Justice: Team Mask Force: Noor satellite:Khongjom Day: What are deep nudes? Panchayati Raj Diwas:Anthurium: e-GramSwaraj Portal and Mobile App:Devanahalli Pomelo:Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging:Unified Geologic Map of the Moon:Total Nobels for the Curie family:Rohtang Pass: Yemen separatists declare self-rule in south: Pitch Black 2020: CERT-In: Ruhdaar: Operation SHIELD HCARD: What are Estrogen and progesterone? Kerala govt brings out ordinance to enforce salary cut:
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