UKPSC Study Material 2021 - Download Study Notes PDFs of all subjects

UKPSC Study Material 2021 - Download Study Notes PDFs of all subjects

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Jul 16, 2021Uttarakhand Public Service Commission conducts the UKPSC exam fro various Group 1 and Group 2 services. Check here UKPSC PCS 2019 notification, exam date, vacancies, online form, fee, eligibility, exam pattern syllabus, salary and more for exam preparation.
Uttarakhand Public Service Commission conducts the UKPSC exam fro various Group 1 and Group 2 services. Check here UKPSC PCS 2019 notification, exam date, vacancies, online form, fee, eligibility, exam pattern syllabus, salary and more for exam preparation.
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UKPSC PCS Study Material 2021

The choice of study material is very important for the preparation for the exam. Here we have come up with the best UKPSC Study Material for the interested candidates. The study material is designed by the expert faculty for the best result. We have provided the material in Hindi and English language. Candidates can download the UKPSC Study Material PDF free of cost from the links provided. Candidates preparing for UKPSC Exam 2021 must follow this page closely for regular updates on the examination process. The UKPSC prelims exam has two papers and the mains exam has 7 papers. Download the study material for all subjects here.

Uttarakhand PCS Exam Pattern 2021

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UKPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

PapersSubjectTotal QuestionsDuration of PaperMaximum Marks
Paper- IGeneral Studies1502 Hours150
Paper-IIGeneral Aptitude and English1002 Hours150

UKPSC Mains Exam Pattern

PaperSubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Paper- ILanguage3 hours200
Paper-IIIndian History & National Movement, Social & Culture3 hours200
Paper- IIIIndian Administration, Social Justice & International Relations3 hours200
Paper- IVIndia Geography & World Geography3 hours200
Paper- VEconomic & Social Development3 hours200
Paper- VIGeneral Science and Technology3 hours200
Paper- VIIGeneral Interest and Science3 hours200

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UKPSC Study Material 2021 Topic-wise

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History Notes 

Sr. No.

Topic

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1

Timeline of Indian History

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2

Indus Valley Civilization (IVC)

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3

Early Vedic Period (1500 BC - 1000 BC)

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4

Later Vedic period (1000 BC - 500 BC)

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5

Buddhism and Jainism

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6

Mahajanapadas, Haryana Dynasty, Shishunaga Dynasty, Nanda Dynasty

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7

Mauryan Empire

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8

Foreign Invasions in India

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9

Kushana Rule

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10

Gupta Empire

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11

Sangam Period

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12

Pallavas and Chalukyas

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13

Palas, Pratiharas and Rashtrakutas

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14

Rajputana

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15

Vijayanagara and Bahamani Kingdoms

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16

Sultanate of Delhi Part-1

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17

Sultanate of Delhi Part-2

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18

Mughal Empire Part-1

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19

Mughal Empire Part-2

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20

Mughal Empire Part-3

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21

Mughal Empire Part-4

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22

Bhakti and Sufi Movements

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23

The arrival of Europeans in India

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24

Peasant Uprisings

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25

Tribal Revolts in India

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26

Organizations Before INC

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27

Governors-General and Viceroys of India

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28

Indian National Movement Part-1 (1885-1905)

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29

Indian National Movement Part-2(1905-1917)

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30

Newspapers and Journals 

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31

Indian National Movement Part-3(1917-1947)

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32

Education system during the British Rule

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33

Revolutionary Movements

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34

Development of Press during the British Rule

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35

Post Independence Consolidation of India

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36

Land Revenue System

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37

Notes on Gandhi

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 38

Chronology of Important Events in Indian History

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Art and Culture Notes

S.No.

Topic 

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1

Indian monuments and their builders 

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2

Dances(Classical and folk) and Martial Arts

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3

Paintings

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4

Important Temples in India

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5

Schools of Ancient Indian Philosophy

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6

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Sites in India

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7

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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8

GI Tags

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9

Theatre Forms, Musical Instrument, Puppetry

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10

Architecture during Mughals

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11

Delhi Sultanate Architecture

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12

Ancient Indian Architecture

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Indian Polity Notes

S.No.

Topics

Links

1

Important Articles of the Constitution

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2

Evolution of the Constitution (Regulating Act, Charter Act, GOI Act)

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3

Constituent Assembly & sources of the constitution

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4

Preamble, Union and Its Territory, Citizenship

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5

Fundamental Rights (FR) & Fundamental Duties (FD)

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6

Directive Principles & State Policies (DPSP)

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7

President of India 

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8

Vice President of India

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9

Parliament of India

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10

Judiciary Notes

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11

Constitutional Bodies

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12

Non-Constitutional Bodies

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13

Governor, Chief Minister, and Council of Ministers

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14

Lokpal and Lokayukta Act

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15

Representation of People's (RPA) Act

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16

Basic Structure of the Constitution

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17

Anti-Defection Law

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18

Right to Information Act

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19

Public Interest Litigation (PIL)

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20

Political Philosophies

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21

Important Amendments to the Constitution of India

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22

Local Governance

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23

Essential Commodities Act

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Indian Economy Notes

S.no.

Topics

English Link

1

Economic Planning in India

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2

National Income (GDP, GNP, NNP, Personal Income, etc.)

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3

Price Indices in India (CPI, WPI, CPI-AL, CPI-RL, etc.)

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4

RBI and its Monetary Policy

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5

Types of Unemployment

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6

Inflation (MCQ Link)

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7

Poverty in India

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8

History of Banking in India

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9

Money Market(MCQ Link)- Banking System in India (MCQ Link)

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10

Capital Market (MCQ link)

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11

Balance of Payment

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12

Introduction of Union Budget

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13

Microeconomics Notes: Economic Theory 

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14

World Trade Organisation

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15

NITI Aayog and its Important Reports

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16

Role of International Labour Organization (ILO) in Social Security

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17

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

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18

Contribution of MGNREGA in Strengthening the Rural Economy

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Geography Notes

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Topic 

English Link

1

India and the Administrative Units; the States and Union Territories (Part I)

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2

Physiography of India-1 (Himalayas, Northern Plains)

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3

Physiography of India-2(Peninsular Plateau, Coastal Plains, Islands)

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4

Drainage System in India

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5

Soils and Agriculture in India

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6

Important Lakes in India

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7

Indian Climate Notes: Monsoon, El Nino Effect, Koeppen's Classification

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8

Natural Vegetation in India (Different type of forest in India)

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9

Solar System

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10

Census 2011

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11

Important Dams in India

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12

Minerals in India

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13

World Geography-1: Mountain Ranges, Peaks, Rivers, Lakes

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14

World Geography-2: Desert, Trenches, Straits

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15

World Geography: Ocean Currents, Volcanoes, Boundary Lines Between Countries

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16

Interior Structure of the Earth

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17

Landforms: Fluvial, Glacial, Karst, Coastal & Arid

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18

Geomorphic Processes: Endogenic and Exogenic Process

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19

Classification of Clouds

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20

Climate: Introduction and factors affecting it 

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21

Important Tribes of India

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22

Important Straits

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23

Mediterranean Climate

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24

Steppe Climate

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25

Agriculture in India

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26

Ozone Layer, Ozone Hole Recovery 

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 27

List of Nuclear Power Plants & Thermal Power Plants

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Science & Technology Notes

General Science

S.No.

Topic

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1

Biology, Chemistry, Physics

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2

Scientific Laws and Theories

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3

Diseases and their Affected Area

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Biotechnology

Biotechnology and Its Applications

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Defense Technology

1

Missile Technology

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2

Brahmos: Supersonic Cruise Missile

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3

Chinook Helicopter (Boeing CH-47)

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4

Apache AH-64E Helicopter

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5

List of Nuclear plants in India

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 Space Technology

Mission Shakti

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Chandrayaan-2

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Environment & Ecology Notes

S.no.

Topic

Link

1

Basic Terminology on Environment & Ecology Part-1 

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2

Basic Terminology on Environment & Ecology Part-2

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3

Biodiversity Hotspots in India & World

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4

Tiger Reserves in India

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5

Biosphere Reserves in India

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6

National Parks

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7

Ramsar Wetlands

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8

Environmental Conventions and Protocols

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9

Coral Reefs: Introduction, Types, Formation, Locations

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10

List of Environmental Organization in India

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11

What is Acid Rain: Causes, Effects, Solutions?

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12

Ozone Depletion: Causes, Effects, Solutions

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13

Ocean Acidification: Introduction, Causes, Effects, and Solutions

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14

Environment Pollution: Types, Causes, Effects

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15

Biogeochemical Cycles

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16

Climate Change 

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17

E-waste Management in India

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18

Solid Waste Management in India

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Study Material: Miscellaneous Notes

1

Important facts about India Part-1

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2

Important facts about India Part-2

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3

List of nicknames of Indian Cities

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4

List of Important Indian Cities on River Banks

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5

Famous Sports Personalities in India

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6

International Organisations Notes

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7

Government Schemes: Ministry of Finance

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8

National Symbols of India

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9

Tricks to Remember Wildlife Sanctuaries

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10 

Major Sea Ports of Eastern Coast of India

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11 

List of Prime Ministers in India & Office Tenure

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12Tricks to Remember All Presidents of IndiaClick Here
13

Tricks to Remember Important Organizations, their Headquarters, and their Function

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14 

Tricks to Remember Nobel Laureates of India

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15Tricks to Remember the Names of All Sikh Gurus and Their AchievementsClick Here
16Tricks to Remember Famous TemplesClick Here

Old & New NCERT Books

Old & New NCERT Books (Class 6th to Class12th) 

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General Mental Ability

 S. No.

Topic

Notes Link

1.

Basics of Number Series

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2.

Percentage

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3.

Age-Related Questions

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4.

Profit, Loss & Discount 

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5. 

Simple Interest

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6.

Compound Interest

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7.

Ratio and Proportion

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8.

Mixture & Alligation

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9.

Time and Work & Work and Wages

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10. 

Data Interpretation- Basics

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11.

Data Interpretation- Pie Chart

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12.

Data Interpretation- Mixed Graph

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13.

Basics of Permutation & Combination

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14.

Probability 

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15.

Quadratic Equations

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16.

Simplification

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17.

Mensuration

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 18

 HCF & LCM

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19

Speed, Distance & Time

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20 Average  Click Here
21 Pipes and Cisterns Click Here

Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability

S. No.

Topic

Notes Link

1.

Direction Test

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2.

Coding-Decoding

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3. 

Blood Relations

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4. 

Data Sufficiency

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5. 

Syllogism

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6.

Seating Arrangement & Puzzles

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 7

Clock 

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 8

Ranking & Arrangement

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9

Logical Arrangement of Words

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10

Analogy

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11

Venn Diagrams

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 12

Statement and Conclusions

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General English

S. No.

 Topic

Notes Link

1.

Reading Comprehension

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2. 

Spotting Errors

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3. 

General Rules for Convert Direct Speech into Indirect Speech

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4. 

Tips on Adverb

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5.

Conjunction

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7.

Reported Speech

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8. 

Para jumbled Words

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9

Subject Word Agreement

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10

Noun

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11

Pronoun

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12

Preposition 

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13

Articles

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14

Active Passive Voice

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15 

Types & Parts of Sentences and Tenses

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16

Gerunds

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17

Verb and its Usage

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18

Adjectives

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19

How to solve Cloze Test questions in English Section

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20Important Idioms and PhrasesClick Here
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General Hindi

S No.TopicsNotes Link 

संधि पर स्टडी नोट्स

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अलंकार पर स्टडी नोट्स 

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समास पर स्टडी नोट्स

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छंद पर स्टडी नोट्स

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उपसर्ग एवं प्रत्यय पर स्टडी नोट्स

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वाक्य सुधार पर स्टडी नोट्स

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रिक्त स्थान हल करने की युक्तियाँ एवं तरकीबें

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मुहावरे पर स्टडी नोट्स

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पर्यायवाची एवं विलोम शब्द पर स्टडी नोट्स

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वर्तनी की त्रुटि पर स्टडी नोट्स

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11

लोकोक्तियां पर स्टडी नोट्स

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12

अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द पर स्टडी नोट्स

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13

क्रमबद्धता की युक्तियाँ एवं तरकीबें

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14

गद्यांश पर हिंदी भाषा के स्टडी नोट्स

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15

पद्यांश पर स्टडी नोट्स

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भाषा शिक्षण पर नोट्स

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