• General Studies – 1
  • General Studies – 2
  • General Studies – 3
  • General Studies – 4

India after Independence

  1. Indian Independence Act
  2. Adoption of Indian Constitution
  3. Partition Of India
  4. Re-Organisation Of Indian States
  5. Wars Fought By India
  6. Period of Emergency
  7. License Raj
  8. Economic Struggle of Late 80’s
  9. Era of Globalisation Liberalisation and Privatisation
  10. Year of Boom in Indian Economy
  11. Global Meltdown of 2008
  12. Terrorism and India
  13. India and Climate Change
  • India Since Independence by Bipin Chandra
  • India After Gandhi- Ramachandra Guha

2014 MAINS

  1. What were the events that led to the Suez Crisis in 1956? How did it deal a final blow to Britain’s self-image as a world power?

2013 MAINS

  1. Critically discuss the objectives of Bhoodan and Gramdan Movements initiated by Acharya Vinoba Bhave and their success.
  2. Write a critical note on the evolution and significance of the slogan, ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’.
  3. Discuss the contributions of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad to pre- and post- independent India
  4. Analyze the circumstances that led to the Tashkent Agreement in 1966. Discuss the highlights of the Agreement.
  5. Critically examine the compulsions which prompted India to play a decisive role in the emergence of Bangladesh.