General Studies



  1. Allopathic, Indian System of Medicine, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH)
  2. Circulatory System
  3. Control of Pests and Disease
  4. Digestive System
  5. Diseases – Communicable diseases, Endemic diseases
  6. Epidemic diseases
  7. Excretory System
  8. Food bio technology
  9. Food safety and Microbial standards, Food quality standards



  1. Corossion of metals
  2. Laboratory method of preparation acetic acid
  3. Metallurgy 1
  4. Metallurgy 2
  5. Metallurgy of Copper
  6. Metallurgy of iron
  7. Preparation of hydrogen
  8. Preparation of nitrogen
  9. Preparation of Oxygen



  1. Advance Infrastructure in Rural Areas
  2. Economic reforms in india
  3. Facing Global Competition
  4. Regional imbalances and income inequalitiies in India
  5.   Role of Foreign Capital
  6. Structural changes in the Indian Economy
  7. Utilization of public fund


FAQs on General Studies for Assam

What are the prominent ancient kingdoms of Assam?

Kamarupa, Varman dynasty, Salastambha dynasty, Pala dynasty.

Discuss the significance of the Ahom kingdom in Assam’s history.

Ruled for 600 years, unique administration (Paik system), cultural contributions (language, architecture, arts).

When did the British annex Assam, and what was its impact?

Annexed in 1826 after Treaty of Yandabo. Introduced tea, infrastructure, education, but also exploitation and displacement.

What are the major physiographic divisions of Assam?

Brahmaputra Valley, Barak Valley, Karbi Anglong and North Cachar Hills, Barail Range.

Name the major rivers and wildlife sanctuaries of Assam.

Brahmaputra, Barak, Subansiri, Manas, Dhansiri; Kaziranga, Manas, Dibru-Saikhowa, Nameri, Orang.

What are the primary natural resources and environmental concerns of Assam?

Resources: Petroleum, natural gas, coal, limestone, forests, tea. Concerns: Floods, erosion, deforestation, pollution, loss of biodiversity.

Who is the current Governor of Assam, and how are they appointed?

Gulab Chand Kataria, appointed by the President of India.

What is the structure of the Assam Legislative Assembly and its term?

126 seats, five-year term unless dissolved earlier.

Explain the Assam Accord and its key issues.

1985 agreement addressing detection, disenfranchisement, and deportation of illegal immigrants post-1971.

What is the state of Assam’s economy and its main source of revenue?

Primarily agrarian with a growing service sector. Revenue sources: Agriculture, services, industry (oil, tea).

What are the major crops and industries of Assam?

Crops: Rice, tea, sugarcane, jute, potato, pulses, oilseeds. Industries: Petroleum, tea processing, fertilizer, sugar, jute, silk.

Discuss the economic challenges and potential growth areas for Assam.

Challenges: Poverty, unemployment, infrastructure deficits, floods. Potential: Agriculture, tourism, renewable energy, manufacturing.

Stay updated on recent developments in Assam, such as government policies, infrastructure projects, social issues, and environmental concerns.

Refer to newspapers (The Assam Tribune, The Sentinel), online portals (Chronicle India, Pratidin Time), government websites, and social media.

Additional Tips

  • Focus on conceptual understanding: Don’t just memorize facts, try to understand the reasons behind them.
  • Relate current affairs to static topics: This helps in better application of knowledge.
  • Practice answer writing: This is crucial for the Mains exam.
  • Refer to standard textbooks and reference materials: Choose reliable sources for your preparation.


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