The syllabus of General Studies paper of IAS is given below.
Current Affairs: Events of national and international importance
History of India and Indian National Movement
Indian and World Geography: Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
Indian Polity and Governance: Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development: Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change (no subject specialization required)
Syllabus in Detail
Events of national and international importance
PIB is focusing on the following in their releases.
Government plans and policies
Achievements of India
So, if you are tracking authentic updates on these objective then it is recommended to read regularly pib releases, Newspaper Analysis and a good monthly magazine.
History of India
The History of India for General Studies begins with the birth of the Indus Valley Civilization and ends with post-independence consolidation. History is not limited to political. History of India must be read by the following categorisation.
Art and Culture History
Indian National Movement
The Indian Independence movement was a series of activities whose ultimate aim was to end The British Raj.
It encompassed activities and ideas aiming to end the East India Company rule and the British Raj in the Indian subcontinent.
Polity and Governance
Indian Constitution Comparison with Constitution of other countries
In geopolitics, a political system defines the process for making official government decisions. It is usually compared to the legal system, economic system, cultural system, and other social systems.
the Panchayati Raj generally refers to the system of local self-government in India introduced by a constitutional amendment in 1992, although it is based upon the traditional panchayat system of the Indian subcontinent.
Public policy is the principled guide to action taken by the administrative executive branches of the state with regard to a class of issues, in a manner consistent with law and institutional customs.
A rights issue or rights offer is a dividend of subscription rights to buy additional securities in a company made to the company’s existing security holders. When the rights are for equity securities, such as shares, in a public company, it is a non-dilutive pro rata way to raise capital.
Economic and Social Development
Economic development that is conducted without the depletion of natural resources.