COMBINED CIVIL SERVICES - I
Group I Services
General Studies ‐ Degree standard
TOPICS FOR OBJECTIVE TYPE
UNIT – I : General Science
Physics ‐ Universe ‐ General Scientific laws ‐ Scientific instruments ‐ Inventions and
discoveries ‐ National scientific laboratories ‐ Science glossary‐Mechanics and
properties of matter‐Physical quantities, standards and units‐Force, motion and
energy‐ electricity and Magnetism ‐ electronics & communications ‐ Heat, light and
sound‐Atomic and nuclear physics‐Solid State Physics‐Spectroscopy – Geophysics ‐
Astronomy and space science.
Chemistry ‐ Elements and Compounds‐Acids, bases and salts ‐ Oxidation and
reduction – Chemistry of ores and metals ‐Carbon, nitrogen and their compounds‐
Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides‐Biochemistry and biotechnology‐Electrochemistry‐
Polymers and plastics.
Botany ‐ Main Concepts of life science‐The cell‐basic unit of life‐Classification of living
organism‐Nutrition and dietetics‐Respiration‐Excretion of metabolic waste‐Bio‐
Zoology ‐ Blood and blood circulation‐Endocrine system‐Reproductive system‐
Genetics the science of heredity‐Environment, ecology, health and hygiene, Bio‐
diversity and its conservation‐Human diseases, prevention and remedies‐
Communicable diseases and non‐ communicable diseases‐Alcoholism and drug
abuse‐Animals, plants and human life.
UNIT ‐ II: Current Events
History - Latest diary of events – National ‐ National symbols ‐Profile of States‐
Defence, national security and terrorism‐World organizations‐pacts and summits‐
Eminent persons & places in news‐Sports & games‐Books & authors ‐Awards &
Honours‐Cultural panorama‐Latest historical events‐ India and its neighbours‐ Latest
terminology‐ Appointments‐who is who?
Political Science - India’s foreign policy ‐ Latest court verdicts – public opinion ‐
Problems in conduct of public elections‐ Political parties and political system in India‐
Public awareness & General administration‐ Role of Voluntary organizations & Govt.,‐
Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility.