GS Prelims - Study Material & Mock Tests

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Prelims Study Material and Practice Tests

In this paper, UPSC asks 100 questions as UPSC Prelims Syllabus. The below material includes 75 short e-books and 55 practice tests on fundamentals of all the seven disciplines of General studies. For covering current affairs, we are providing fortnightly CGS documents for both Prelims and Mains. Further, 75% questions in Prelims 2018 Test Series are on current affairs topics.

Prelims Modules

For a UPSC prelims examination of any difficulty level, GKToday’s documents / tests provide a very strong basis. This material can help anyone to prepare for prelims in less than 100 days if done properly. Kindly make your own schedule and do them as per your wish, but try to make sure that you attempt each practice and mock tests such a way that you can later answer the questions without referring to other sources; and you are well versed with the topics and concepts touched in questions.

Prelims Practice Tests

Since Target 2011 till 2017, we had meticulously framed a large number of Multiple Choice Questions for UPSC Prelims examinations. Instead of using the same questions again and again for yearly programmes, we have arranged static subjects questions from them systematically in such a way that you are able to practice these questions for multiple times and master the art of tackling complex MCQs.

Indian Culture & Heritage

Indian Culture Modules ReadDownload
Indian Culture: Basic CompendiumClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-1: National Insignia and LanguageClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-2: Handlooms & HandicraftsClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-3: Indian PaintingsClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-4: SculptureClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-5: Indian Architecture- Ancient and Early MedievalClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-6: Indian Architecture- Medieval and ModernClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-7: Indian Performing ArtsClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-8: Fairs and Festivals of IndiaClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-9: Religion, Sects and Philosophy BasicsClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture-10: Indian LiteratureClick Here Click Here
Indian Culture Practice Tests Online Test PDF
Indian Culture for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-1]Click HereNA
Indian Culture for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-2]Click HereNA
Indian Culture for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-3]Click HereNA
Indian Culture for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-4]Click HereNA

Indian Polity and Constitution

Indian Polity Modules ReadDownload
Indian Polity-1: Constituent Assembly & PreambleClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-2: Union & Its Territories, CitizenshipClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-3: Fundamental Rights and Duties, DPSPClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-4: Union Legislature and ExecutiveClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-5: States and Union TerritoriesClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-6: JudiciaryClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-7: Local Bodies, Scheduled and Tribal AreasClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-8: Constitutional Bodies, Amendment & EmergencyClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-9: Special Provisions and Important FactsClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity-10: Important Non-constitutional and Statutory BodiesClick Here Click Here
Indian Polity Practice Tests Online Test PDF
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-1]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-2]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-3]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-4]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-5]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-6]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-7]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-8]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-9]Click HereNA
Indian Polity for Prelims [Practice Test-10]Click HereNA

Geography for Prelims

Geography for Prelims Modules ReadDownload
Geography-1: Astronomy BasicsClick Here Click Here
Geography-2: Earth BasicsClick Here Click Here
Geography-3: Plate Tectonics, Earthquake, Volcano, TidesClick Here Click Here
Geography-4: Oceanography BasicsClick Here Click Here
Geography-5: Land Relief, Land Forms, Rock & MineralsClick Here Click Here
Geography-6: Atmosphere and ClimatologyClick Here Click Here
Geography-7: India’s Geology and ClimatologyClick Here Click Here
Geography-8: Physiography of India-1Click Here Click Here
Geography-9: Physiography of India-2Click Here Click Here
Geography-10: Human & Economic Geography BasicsClick Here Click Here
Geography for Prelims Practice Tests Online Test PDF
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-1]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-2]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-3]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-4]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-5]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-6]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-7]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-8]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-9]Click HereNA
Geography for Prelims [Practice Test-10]Click HereNA

Environment and Ecology Fundamentals

Environment for Prelims Modules ReadDownload
Environment -1: Ecology & BiomesClick Here Click Here
Environment-2: Biodiversity, Fauna and FloraClick Here Click Here
Environment-3: Wetlands and ForestsClick Here Click Here
Environment-4: Pollution Related TopicsClick Here Click Here
Environment-5: Domestic Laws on PollutionClick Here Click Here
Environment-6: Climate Change ConceptsClick Here Click Here
Environment-7: Miscellaneous Concepts in EnvironmentClick Here Click Here
Environment for Prelims Practice Tests Online Test PDF
Environment & Biodiversity for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -1]Click HereNA
Environment & Biodiversity for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -2]Click HereNA
Environment & Biodiversity for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -3]Click HereNA
Environment & Biodiversity for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -4]Click HereNA
Environment & Biodiversity for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -5]Click HereNA
Environment & Biodiversity for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -6]Click HereNA
Environment & Biodiversity for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -7]Click HereNA

General Science for Prelims

General Science for Prelims Modules ReadDownload
General Science-1-Biochemistry and Cell BiologyClick Here Click Here
General Science-2: Plant KingdomClick Here Click Here
General Science-3: Animal KingdomClick Here Click Here
General Science-4: Human Body SystemsClick Here Click Here
General Science-5: Evolution and Genetics BasicsClick Here Click Here
General Science-6: Everyday ChemistryClick Here Click Here
General Science-7: Everyday Physics Part-IClick Here Click Here
General Science-8: Everyday Physics Part-IIClick Here Click Here
General Science-9: Information Technology & TelecommunicationsClick Here Click Here
General Science-10: Current Science and Technology ReviewClick Here Click Here
General Science for Prelims Practice Tests Online Test PDF
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -1]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -2]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -3]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -4]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -5]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -6]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -7]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -8]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -9]Click HereNA
General Science for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -10]Click HereNA

Indian History for Prelims

Indian History for Prelims Modules ReadDownload
Indian History-1: Prehistory and Indus Valley CivilizationClick Here Click Here
Indian History -2: Vedic CivilizationClick Here Click Here
Indian History -3: From Mauryas to GuptasClick Here Click Here
Indian History-4 : Early Medieval North and South IndiaClick Here Click Here
Indian History-5 : Medieval Indian HistoryClick Here Click Here
Indian History-6 : East India Company Rule Till 1858Click Here Click Here
Indian History-7 : Political Events from 1858 to 1915Click Here Click Here
Indian History-8 : Events from 1915 to 1947Click Here Click Here
Indian History-9 : Revolts | Freedom Struggle PersonalitiesClick Here Click Here
Indian History-10 : Socio-Religious MovementsClick Here Click Here
Indian History for Prelims Practice Tests Online Test PDF
Indian History for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-1]Click HereNA
Indian History for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-2]Click HereNA
Indian History for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-3]Click HereNA
Indian History for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-4]Click HereNA
Indian History for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-5]Click HereNA
Indian History for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-6]Click HereNA
Indian History for Prelims [Practice Mock Test-7]Click HereNA

Indian Economy for Prelims

Indian Economy for Prelims Modules ReadDownload
Indian Economy-1: Basic Agriculture DataClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-2: Food Grains ProductionClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-3: Oil Seeds and Cash Crops ProductionClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-4: Horticulture Crops, Cropping PatternsClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-5: Allied Sectors in AgricultureClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-6: Green Revolution and Rainbow RevolutionClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-7: Foodgrains Management and Food SecurityClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-8: Irrigation and Agriculture Development PolicyClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-9: Seeds, Fertilizers and Farm TechnologyClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-10: Industry and Infrastructure Part-IClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-11: Industry and Infrastructure Part-IIClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy -12: Banking Industry BasicsClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-13: Money Markets, Capital Markets, InsuranceClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy -14: Public Finance, Taxation and InvestmentsClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy-15: Poverty, Population, UnemploymentClick Here Click Here
Prelims Economy Refresher: Basic Concepts & TermsClick Here Click Here
Indian Economy for Prelims Practice Tests Online Test PDF
Indian Economy for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -1]Click HereNA
Indian Economy for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -2]Click HereNA
Indian Economy for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -3]Click HereNA
Indian Economy for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -4]Click HereNA
Indian Economy for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -5]Click HereNA
Indian Economy for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -6]Click HereNA
Indian Economy for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -7]Click HereNA
Indian Economy for Prelims [Practice Mock Test -8]Click HereNA

Prelims GS Test Series - 2018

Mock Test*Tentative DateLink
2018-Prelims Mock Test-1October 16, 2017Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-2November 10, 2017Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-3November 28, 2017Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-4December 28, 2017Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-5January 28, 2018Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-6February 28, 2018Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-7March 28, 2018Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-8April 28, 2018Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-9May 5, 2018Click Here
2018-Prelims Mock Test-10May 10, 2018Click Here
*Each Mock Test is made of 100 questions of which around 65 -75 questions are on current topics.

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