List of “Firsts in India” Study Notes, Material – All Teaching Exams

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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

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 India Thomas Roe
The first Indian Naval Chief Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari
The first Indian Pilot J.R.D. Tata (1929)
The first Indian to cross the English Channel Mihir Sen
The first Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics C.V.Raman

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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 Name Author Name
1. General Knowledge 2021 Manohar Pandey
2. Lucent’s General Knowledge
 R. P. Suman, Renu Sinha, Sanjeev Kumar, Vinay Karna, Manvendra Mukul
3. General Knowledge 2020 Arihant Experts
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