Question Paper III- General Studies I- CGPSC Mains Updated/lattest

PART – 01 History of India:-

Indus Civilization, Vedic Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism, Rise of Magadh Empire, Mauryan Polity and Economy, Sunga, Satavahana period, Gupta Empire, Development of Art, Architecture, Literature & Science In Gupta Vakataka Period. Major dynasties of south india, Medieval Indian History, Sultanate and mughal periodVijaya Nagar Kingdom, Bhakti Movement, Sufism, Growth of Literature in regional Languages, Rise of Marathas, Advent of Europeans and factors leading to the British Supremacy, Expansion of British Empire- Wars and diplomacy, Rural Economy-Agriculture,Land Revenue Systems – Permanent Settlement, Ryotwari, Mahalwari, Decline of handicrafts, Relation of East India Company with States, Changes in Administrative Structure, Urban Economy after 1858, Development of Railways, Industrialization, Constitutional Development. Socio- Religious Reform Movements – Brahmo Samaj, Arya Samaj, Prarthna Samaj, Ram Krishna Mission., Rise of Nationalism, The Revolt of 1857, Establishment of Indian National Congress, Partition of Bengal and Swadeshi Movement, Rise and Growth of Communalism, Revolutionary Movements, Home Rule Movement, Gandhian Movements, Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements, Quit India Movement, reform movement among Dalits, reform movement among Muslisms, Aligarh Movement, Indian National Army, Independence and Partition of lndia, Merger of States,

PART – 02 Constitution & Public Administration:

Constitutional Development of India (1773-1950), Formation of the Constitution and Salient Features, Preamble, Nature of Constitution,. Fundamental Rights and Duties. Directive Principles of State Policy. Union Executive, Legislative and Judiciary. Right to Constitutional Remedies, Public Interest Litigation, Judicial Activism, Judicial Review, Attorney General. State Executive, Legislature and Judiciary, Advocate General. Centre-State Relationship- Legislative, Executive and Financial. All India Services, Union Public Service Commissions and State Public Service Commissions. Emergency Provisions, Constitutional Amendments. Concept of Basic Structure. Govt. of ChhattisgarhLegislative, Executive and Judiciary (High Court and Subordinate Judiciary). Public Administration Meaning, Scope, Nature and Importance. Public Administration and Private Administration under Liberalization. New Public Administration, Development Administration and Comparative Public Administration, New dimensions of Public Administration. State vs. market. Rule of Law, Organiz0ation- Principles, Approaches, structure. Management- leadership, policy determination, decision making theory. Instruments of Administrative Management- Coordination, Delegation, Communication, Supervision and Motivation, Administrative Reforms, Good Governance,E-GovernanceBureaucracy, District AdministrationControl over Administration in India- Parliamentary, Financial, Judicial and Executive Control. Lokpal and Lok Ayukta. Right to Information, Panchayats and MunicipalitiesParliamentary and Presidential, Federal and Unitary Government. Theory of Separation of Power. Administrative Structure of Chhattisgrah.

PART – 03 History of Chhattisgarh:

Pre-historic Age, History of Chhattisgarh from Vedic age to Gupta Period, Major dynasties like Rajarshitulya Kula, Nala, Sharabhpuriyas, Pandu,Somvanshis etc. The Kalchuris and their Administration, Chhattisgarh under the Marathas, Former princely states of Chhattisgarh and Zamindaris, British Rule in Chhattisgarh, Feudatory States, Revolt of 1857, Freedom Movement in Chhattisgarh, Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements, Constitution of Chhattisgarh State.


FAQs on  Question Paper III- General Studies I- CGPSC Mains Updated/lattest of Chhattisgarh

 What is the CGPSC Mains Exam Question Paper III?

The CGPSC Mains Exam Question Paper III is one of the seven papers in the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) Mains examination. It covers General Studies I, which includes topics like History of India and Chhattisgarh, Constitution of India, and Public Administration.

 Where can I find the latest/updated syllabus for CGPSC Mains Question Paper III?

The official CGPSC website is the most reliable source for the latest and updated syllabus. You can usually find it under the “Examinations” or “Syllabus” section. Make sure to download the official notification for the most accurate information.

 What are the main topics covered in the History of India and Chhattisgarh section?

The History of India and Chhattisgarh section covers topics like:

  • Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Indian History
  • Freedom Struggle and Indian National Movement
  • History and Culture of Chhattisgarh
  • Tribal Movements and Revolts in Chhattisgarh

 What are the important topics from the Constitution of India section?

The Constitution of India section includes topics such as:

  • Preamble and Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Union and State Governments (Executive, Legislature, Judiciary)
  • Constitutional Amendments and Significant Articles

 What should I study under the Public Administration section?

The Public Administration section typically includes:

  • Theories and Principles of Public Administration
  • Public Policy and Governance
  • Administrative Reforms and New Public Management
  • Government Budgeting and Financial Management
  • E-Governance and Digital Initiatives

 Are there any resources available for previous years’ question papers?

Yes, you can find previous years’ question papers on the official CGPSC website or other online platforms like:

 Are there any specific books or resources recommended for CGPSC Mains Question Paper III?

While the recommended books may vary, some popular choices for General Studies I include:

  • History of India: NCERT textbooks, Spectrum’s “A Brief History of Modern India”
  • History of Chhattisgarh: Hari Singh Thakur’s “Chhattisgarh Ka Itihas”
  • Constitution of India: M. Laxmikanth’s “Indian Polity”
  • Public Administration: M. Laxmikanth’s “Public Administration,” Nicholas Henry’s “Public Administration and Public Affairs”

 How should I approach the answer writing for CGPSC Mains Question Paper III?

Some tips for answer writing include:

  • Structure your answers logically with an introduction, body, and conclusion.
  • Use relevant facts, figures, and examples to support your points.
  • Write in clear, concise language, and avoid grammatical errors.
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