Paper-I: General Studies is common for all streams.

  1. Current events of national and international importance.

  2. History of India and Indian National Movement.

  3. Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.

  4. Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.

  5. Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.

  6. General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialisation.

  7. General Science