2017-18: Tentative Worksheet

2017 CGS Documents

This is the tentative Schedule of 2017-CGS-Documents to be provided in Target 2017 Programme. The dates are tentative. The archive of CGS documents since September, 2015 is located here.

Document NameTentative DateDownload Link /Status
2017-CGS-1December 26, 2016Click Here
2017-CGS-2January 2, 2017Click Here
2017-CGS-3January 9, 2017Click Here
2017-CGS-4January 23, 2017Click Here
2017-CGS-5January 30, 2017Click Here
2017-CGS-6February 6, 2017 Click Here
2017-CGS-7February 20, 2017Click Here
2017-CGS-8February 27, 2017 Click Here
2017-CGS-9March 6, 2017 Click Here
2017-CGS-10March 20, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-11March 27, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-12April 3, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-13April 17, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-14April 24, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-15May 1, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-16May 15, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-17May 22, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-18May 29, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-19June 12, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-20June 19, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-21June 26, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-22July 10, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-23July 17, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-24July 24, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-25August 7, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-26August 14, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-27August 21, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-28September 4, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-29September 11, 2017 ⏰
2017-CGS-30September 18, 2017 ⏰
Mains-CGS-1-50October 9, 2017 ⏰
Mains-CGS-51-100October 16, 2017 ⏰
 All dates are tentative

General Studies Mains Test Series – 2017

The details of this Test Series is available here.

Sr. No.SubjectDateQuestion Paper LinkHint / Model Answers
1GS-116-Jan-17Click HereClick Here
2GS-213-Feb-17Click HereClick Here
3GS-313-Mar-17Click HereClick Here
4GS-415 July 2017Click HereClick Here
5GS-125 July 2017Click HereClick Here
6GS-25 August 2017Click HereClick Here
7GS-315 August 2017Click HereClick Here
8GS-420 August 2017Click HereClick Here
9GS-130 August 2017Click HereClick Here
10GS-210 September 2017Click HereClick Here
11GS-315 September 2017Click HereClick Here
12GS-420 September 2017Click HereClick Here
* The above tests were conducted as part of Target 2017 Integrated General Studies Programme.

Core General Studies Documents

The below list is for our internal use only and reflects the documents which we wish to prepare and upload in GS Mains Material Section in future. No date is fixed for their upload in GKToday.

Document TitleStatus
Modern Indian History [Select Topics for Mains]  ⏰
Modern Indian History Q+A ⏰ 
2017 Q+A Supplement on Modern World History
Role of Women and Women’s Organizations [Current & Static]
Current Issues: Population, poverty and developmental issues ⏰ 
Current Issues: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. ⏰ 
Select Topics: World Physical Geography ⏰ 
Select Topics: Distribution of Natural Resources ⏰ 
Select Topics: Important Geophysical Phenomena ⏰ 
Select Topics: Geographical Features ⏰ 
GS-II ⏰ 
Devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. ⏰ 
Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries. ⏰ 
Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. ⏰ 
Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary ⏰ 
Ministries and Departments of the Government; ⏰ 
Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. ⏰ 
Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders. ⏰ 
Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; ⏰ 
Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. ⏰ 
Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests ⏰ 
Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests ⏰ 
Indian diaspora ⏰ 
Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. ⏰ 
Current Issues: Planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. ⏰ 
Current Issues: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. ⏰ 
Current Issues: Government Budgeting  ⏰
Current Issues: Indian Agriculture: Crops, Livestock; Marketing; Technology  ⏰
Current Issues: Subsidies, Buffer Stocks, PDS & Food Security  ⏰
Current Issues: Industries and Industrial Policy  ⏰
Current Issues: Land, Energy and Infrastructure  ⏰
Current Issues: Investment models.  ⏰
Indian Achievements in Science [Backgrounders]  ⏰
Current Issues: Recent Achievements of Indians in Science & Technology  ⏰
Current Issues: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology.  ⏰
Current Issues: Developments in IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology  ⏰
Current Issues: intellectual property rights.  ⏰
Current Issues: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.  ⏰
Current Issues-2017: Internal and External Security Updates ⏰