List of "Firsts in India" Study Notes, Material - All Teaching Exams

By Ashish Kumar|Updated : January 16th, 2022

In this article, we should read related to the "Firsts in India", Important for the DSSSB PRT & TGT exam.

Read the most Important Firsts in India:-

First British to Visit IndiaThomas Roe
The first Indian Naval ChiefVice-Admiral R.D. Katari
The first Indian PilotJ.R.D. Tata (1929)
The first Indian to cross the English ChannelMihir Sen
The first Indian to get Nobel Prize in PhysicsC.V.Raman

"Firsts in India"

  • Governor-General of Indian Union: Rajgopalachari
  • Indian ICS Officer: Satyendra Nath Tagore
  • Indian Man to Swim Across the English ChannelMihirSen
  • Man to Climb Mount Everest: Sherpa Tenzing
  • Man to Climb Mount Everest twice: Nawang Gombu
  • Muslim Woman to sit on the throne of Delhi: Razia Sultana
  • President of the Indian National Congress: W. C. Banerjee
  • Woman President of the Indian National Congress: Annie Besant
  • President to Die in Office: Dr. Zakir Hussain
  • Prime Minister to Lose an Election: Indira Gandhi
  • Prime Minister to Resign from Office: Morarji Desai
  • Deputy Prime Minister: Vallabhbhai Patel
  • Test-tube Baby: Indira (Baby Harsha)
  • Woman Central Minister: Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
  • Woman Chief Minister of a State: Mrs. Sucheta Kripalani
  • Woman Governor: Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
  • Woman Minister: Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
  • Woman to Climb the Mt. Everest: Bachendri Pal
  • Woman to Win the Nobel Prize: Mother Teresa (1979)
  • Woman to become ‘MissWorldReeta Faria
  • Speaker, LokSabha: G. V. Manavalankar (1952-57)
  • Chairman RajyaSabha: S. V. Krishnamoorthy (1952)
  • Indian to Pass ICS: Surendra Nath Banerji (1869)
  • Indian Pilot: JRD Tata (1929)
  • To Reach Antarctica: Lt. Ram Charan (1960)
  • Vernacular Daily: Kolkata (1727)
  • Telegraph Line Installed: Calcutta to Diamond Harber (1853)
  • Silent Movie: Raja Harish Chandra by Dada SahebPhalke (1913)
  • Coloured Cinemascope Film: Pyar ki Pyas (1961)
  • Satellite launched: Aryabhatta (1975)
  • Indigenously built satellite: Aryabhatta (1975)
  • The atomic device exploded at Pokharan in Rajasthan (1974)
  • Large-scale Nuclear Reactor: Apsara (1956)
  • Indigenously designed and built missile: Prithvi (1988)
  • Member of the Dalit Community to become the President of India: K. R. Narayanan
  • DNA typing forensic Laboratory set-up at Kolkata

 This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REETUPTETCTETSuper TETDSSSBKVS etc.

Suggested Books:

Serial No.Book NameAuthor Name
1.General Knowledge 2021Manohar Pandey
2.Lucent's General Knowledge
 R. P. Suman, Renu Sinha, Sanjeev Kumar, Vinay Karna, Manvendra Mukul
3.General Knowledge 2020Arihant Experts
Note: All the study notes are available in Hindi as well as the English language. Click on A/अ to change the language.


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  • Rajgopalachari was the first Governor-General of the Indian Union.

  • The President to Die in Office was Dr. Zakir Hussain.

  •  The first Woman Chief Minister of a State was Mrs. Sucheta Kripalani.

  • The first Indian Pilot was  JRD Tata (1929).

  • The first DNA typing forensic Laboratory was set up in Kolkata.

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