Author Dr. Mahesh Bhatnagar, Dr. S.D. Tiwari, Dr. B.D. Joshi
ISBN 9789387925069
List price Rs 350.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 356
Book size 242 x 305 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher Source Books
Published in India by Source Books
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book


Based on Latest NCERT Pattern

  •  A concise book of General Knowledge for all readers
  •  Based on the latest NCERT pattern
  •  A basic guide to the vast discipline of General Knowledge
  •  Designed and developed to meet the requirements of all career aspirants
  •  Containing a range of useful information on the various disciplines that General Knowledge comprises
  •  Handy for the aspirants in self-appraisal at different stages of their preparation
  •  Completely based on authentic, reliable and updated sources of information
  •  Compilation of properly selected, collated and verified facts and data   
  •  Developed in a lucid style employing a thoroughly intelligible language and easy approach
  •  Adds-on in the form of boxed features to lend variety and depth to the content


Chapter 1. History of India • ANCIENT PERIOD • The Stone Age • Indus Valley Civilisation • Vedic Period • The Age of Mahajanapadas • New Religions and Ideas • The Mauryas: India’s First Empire Builders • Successors of the Mauryas • Southern Kingdoms: The Sangam Age • Kingdoms of Foreign Origin • The Imperial Guptas and Other Major Kingdoms • New Kingdoms After the Guptas • MEDIEVAL PERIOD • Regional Powers in Early Medieval India • The Delhi Sultanate • Regional Kingdoms • Mughal Empire • Medieval Architecture • Popular Religious Movements • Regional Cultures • Later Mughals and New Political Entities • MODERN PERIOD • English East India Company (EEIC): Early Years • Administrative Set Up • Rural Life and Revenue Administration • Peasant and Tribal Revolts • Crafts and Industries in Colonial Period • The Revolt of 1857 Education and Reform • Pioneers of Social Reform and Change • Transport Communication and Growth • Arts and Architecture in British India • Independence Movement • India After Independence

Chapter 2. World History • Ancient World (From Antiquity to 500 CE) • Middle Ages • Modern World • What Does ‘Modernity’ Signify? • Russian Revolution of 1917

Chapter 3. Geography of India • India: Shape and Extent • India: Borders • Physical Features of India • Rivers of India • Climate of India • Natural Vegetation • Soils of India • Agriculture in India • Water Resources and Multipurpose River Valley Projects • Mineral Resources • Industries • Transport • Tribes

Chapter 4. World Geography. • The Universe • The Solar System • The Earth • Lithosphere • Hydrosphere • Atmosphere • Continents • Economic Geography • Miscellaneous

Chapter 5. Indian Constitution and Polity • Indian Constitution • Organs of Government • President of India • Vice Presidents of India • Prime Minister of India • Indian Parliament • Judiciary in India • State Governments: Structure, Roles and Responsibilities • Local Government • Election Commission of India • Political Parties in India

Chapter 6. Indian Economy Basics • Historical Background • Economy and Planning after Independence • Indian Economy and Reforms • Indian Economy: Key Sectors and Measurement • Demography and Human Resource • National Income • Poverty in India • Food Security • Employment • Tools of Development • Rural Development • Money and Banking • Government Budget

Chapter 7. Computer and Information Technology • Background • Computer Basics • Information Technology (IT)

Chapter 8. General Science • Physics • Chemistry • Biology

Chapter 9. Environment and Ecology • Ecology and Environment • Ecology • Environment • Types of Environment • Factors Responsible for Changing Human-Nature Relationships • Natural and Physical Component

Chapter 10. Sports and Games • Major Sporting Events • ICC World Twenty-20 • Grand Slam (Tennis) • Sports and Games: Key Facts

Chapter 11. Miscellaneous/Mixed Bag • Important Abbreviations • World Scenario: Organisations and Countries • First in the World • India: Our Country • Awards and Honours

Target Audience:

A handy, useful and dependable information treasure for everyone who wants to crack:-

SSC: CGL (Tier-I), DEO, MTS, CHSL, Income Tax Inspector, Central Excise Inspector, Assistant Grade & Auditor etc. Bank: IBPS, RBI, SBI, UBI & NABARD (PO/MT, Clerk & Specialist Officer) etc.

Railway: ASM, Goods Guard, TC & CC etc. Police Recruitment: CPO-SI, ITPF, CRPF, CISF, CBI, IB & Constable etc. Other Exams: UPSC & State-PSC, NDA, CDS, MAT, LIC & GIC (AAO), Insurance Company, B.Ed. and All other Competitive Exams.


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