UPSC IAS prelims 2022 will be held on June 5 in pen and paper mode. The IAS preparation is the interaction of important UPSC Syllabus topics. Check out the list of important topics for the UPSC prelims below and pave the way to score 110+.
Certain topics seem to be important for the UPSC prelims exam, but they are not asked in the exam. The UPSC primarily inquires about the context of current events. Ideally, UPSC asks about four aspects of a topic in one question with multiple options, with only one correct answer. Only those perplexing questions can be answered by the candidate who has a firm grasp on the subject. Candidates should balance their preparation in static General Studies topics and current affairs topics so that they can connect the two.
Prelims is an elimination round. Those who learn & analyze everything may get eliminated. It’s all about utilizing your subjective recognition rather than critically analyzing.
The syllabus for the prelims exam does not go into great detail about the topics. Candidates should understand the prelims’ demand by analyzing the UPSC syllabus and question papers concurrently. Overall preparation necessitates over a year of focused preparation in the right direction with the right strategy. Important Prelims exam topics are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the syllabus. Important topics guide will guide preparation in the right direction to sit for UPSC Mains 2022.
So, our highly experienced toppers’ teachers & mentors group has prepared the most trusted list of the most important topics.
Expect many questions in UPSC civil services Preliminary exam – 2022 (also in mains 2022). You need to prepare 4-5 points on each of these topics keeping in mind the nature of questions that were asked in Prelims 2020 & 2021.
Must Read Topics For Prelims 2022 (Static + Current Affairs & Combination of Both)
Electronic voting machine (EVM)
Balance of rights and duty
Recent amendments and Bills
One election- one nation- Amendments required
RPA 1951 and 1950
Office of the governor and discretionary powers
PESA Act, 1996
Inflation (2 questions expected- conceptual)
Conceptual questions based on interlinking between fiscal policy, inflation, and monetary policy (2-3 questions)
Banking in India
Taxation (1 question)
GDP Estimates (1 question)
Modern Indian Hist.
-Personality (1 question)- focus on prominent freedom fighters, social reformers, viceroys
– Chronology- focus on the time between 1925-35 and 1939-47
– British wars
– NCM, CDM, quit India
– Congress sessions
History & Culture
Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple
Sun Temple of Konark (In the news)
Architecture (1 question on temple, 1 from medieval history)
Dance (classical and folk)
World Physical Geography:
– Geomorphology- landforms and major terminologies, origin and evolution of the earth, volcanism and earthquake, plate tectonics and continental drift theory – Oceanography – warm and cold currents, and rests other chapters.
Indian Physical Map
Rivers: Pannchnad, Himalayan rivers(Ganga, Brahmaputra, Yamuna), Peninsular rivers(Damodar, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri, Periyar)- Tributaries b. North to the south alignment of mountains in Eastern ghat and Western ghat c. Major Cities in India
World Physical Map as well of various places & regions according to Current Affairs.
Recent schemes on Agriculture, Vulnerable sections, MSMEs, Banking, ETC.
Science & Technology
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
Assistant reproductive technique
Emerging technologies (5G, AI, Machine learning) & ETC.
Digital education issues
New acts and amendments (1-2 question)
India State Forest Report (ISFR) 2021
Zero Budget Natural Farming
Net Zero Producers Forum
National parks and wildlife sanctuaries, tiger reserves and wetlands (mapping)
Reports and indices (1 question)
Development induced displacement
Pollution related current affairs & Many other hot topics.
Top defense dealers and importers
India’s missile program
Recent amendments in NIA, UAPA acts etc.
We have covered all these issues in both test series and current affairs. But if you can give special focus on these topics, you will definitely reap extra benefits.
All The Best.