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Summary on the Settlements and Urbanisation in India

Jan 6, 2017

Human Settlement is a form of human habitation which ranges from a single dwelling to large city. In other words, it is a process of opening up and settling on a previously uninhabited area by the people. Here, we are giving ‘Summary on the Settlements and Urbanization in India’ which is very useful as GK study material for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Summary on the Physiography of India

Jan 5, 2017

India has a unique culture and is one of the oldest and greatest civilizations of the world. It stretches from the snow-capped Himalayas in the north to Sun drenched coastal villages of the south and the humid tropical forests on the south-west coast, from the fertile Brahmaputra valley on its east to the Thar Desert in the west. Here, we are giving ‘Summary on the Physiography of India’ as a quick revision capsule which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations.

Summary on Climate of India

Jan 4, 2017

The climate of India may be broadly described as tropical monsoon type. The term “monsoon” is derived from Arabic word ‘mausim’ which means seasonal reversal in the wind direction. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) designates four official seasons. Here, we are giving the ‘Summary on Climate of India’ which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Indian Drainage System: A Detailed Summary

Jan 3, 2017

India is a country of rivers. More than 400 big and small rivers are found, which can be divided into 23 large and 200 small river basins. More than 400 big and small rivers are found, which can be divided into 23 large and 200 small river basins. Here, we are giving the ‘Indian Drainage System: A Detailed Summary’ which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Summary on the Fairs and Festivals of Bihar

Dec 29, 2016

Fairs and Festivals are integral part of culture and history of Bihar. It is famous for its tourist places, fair and festivals which are grouped under Buddhism, Jainism, Hindu, Sikh, Sufi etc. Here, we are giving the complete study material related to the ‘Summary on the Fairs and Festivals of Bihar’ for the aspirants who are preparing for the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state level examinations.

Summary on the Indian Shipping Industry

Dec 28, 2016

The Indian shipping industry plays an important role in the Indian economy as almost 90% of the country’s international trade is conducted by the sea. Here, we are giving summary on the Indian Shipping Industry which can be used as quick revision GK study material in the preparation of different competitive examinations.

List of the Railway Production Units in India

Dec 28, 2016

The industry based on railway equipment was established as ‘Peninsular Locomotive Company’ at Singhbhum district of Jharkhand in 1921. Later, it was named as ‘Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company (TELCO)’. Here, we are giving the list of the Railway Production Units in India which can be used as quick revision GK study material in the preparation of different competitive examinations.

List of the Major Railways Zones in India

Dec 28, 2016

The Indian Railways is divided into 16 zone and around 73 sub-divisional headquarter. North Zone is the largest Railway Zone of Indian Railways. There are three types of rail lines in India: Broad Gauge; Meter Gauge; and Narrow Gauge. Here, we are giving the list of the Major Railways Zones in India which can be used as quick revision GK study material in the preparation of different competitive examinations.

List of Indian Cities and their Nicknames

Dec 27, 2016

The nicknames of the cities or regions are associated with the unique characteristics such as unique geographical position, natural beauty, natural formations like lakes, type of industry, large and quality production of particular agriculture products etc. Here, we are giving the list of Indian Cities and their Nicknames which will be very helpful for the preparation of different competitive examinations.

List of Indian States and their Symbols

Dec 27, 2016

India i.e. Bharat, shall be Union of 29 States and 7 Union Territories rather than Federation of the states and UTs. Every Indian states and union territories have their symbols like state animal, state bird, state flower etc. Here, we are giving the list of Indian states and their Symbol with their common name and scientific name.

Geographical Structure of Bihar: Geology | Physiology | Plain |Plateau

Dec 15, 2016

The Geographical Structure of Bihar is embedded with younger geological structure in the North by Dharwarian rocks and older in the South by quaternary rocks. Here, we are giving brief outline of Geographical and Physiological Structure of Bihar which will be helpful for the aspirants as revision capsule to those who are preparing for the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state level examinations.

Awards and Honours of Bihar

Dec 13, 2016

The Government of Bihar State gives awards and honours  to distinguished persons of different fields on the occasion of 26th January, 15th August or other special occasions. The awardees are given citation, cash prizes and shawl. Here, we are giving brief outline of the important awards and honours, and also list of academy that involves in awards and honour giving which will help the aspirants who are preparing for the State PSC Examinations like BPSC.

Medieval History of Bihar

Dec 8, 2016

Medieval History of Bihar is commemorated with the foreign invasion and dynasty that ruined the glory Bihar. Bihar was ruled directly or indirectly by Slave Dynasty, Khilji Dynasty, Tughlaq Dynasty, Noohani Dynasty, Cher Dynasty, Bhojpur’s Ujjaini Dynasty, Sur Dynasty and Mughal Dynasty.

List of the famous personalities of Bihar

Dec 6, 2016

Bihar is a land of many extraordinary people whose work and contributions have strongly influenced the course of events of the history of Bihar. Nationalist, writers, poets, artists, musicians, theatre artist, all have their fair share of contribution to the land. Here, we are briefly outline the major contribution of some great personalities which will help the aspirants who are preparing for the State PSC Examinations like BPSC.

Climate and Soil Profile of Bihar

Nov 28, 2016

Bihar is located in the eastern part of the country. The state enjoys a continental monsoon type of climate. Great distance from sea, adjoining Himalayan Mountains and changes in the upper air circulation affects its climate. Distribution of soils here has bearing of climate, parent material and topography. Here, we are giving the complete study material related to the ‘Climate and Soil Profile of Bihar’ for the aspirants who are preparing for the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state level examinations.

Ancient History of Bihar

Nov 26, 2016

The Ancient History of Bihar extends to the very dawn of human civilization and also associated with the advent of earliest myths and legends of Sanatana Dharma. Here, we are giving the complete study material of ‘Ancient Bihar History’ that will be ease the journey of aspirants to crack the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state level examinations.

List of major Rivers in Bihar

Nov 26, 2016

The Rivers of Bihar  flow through alluvial deposits where slope is very small, forming wide flood plains but the catchment area of the these rivers are large. Here, we are sharing the list of major rivers in Bihar that enhance the general knowledge of Bihar which is used by the students who are preparing for BPSC and other state level examinations as a reference study material.

List of Waterfalls and Hot Springs in Bihar

Nov 25, 2016

Bihar is endowed with a number of beautiful natural spots varying from waterfalls and hot springs that contributes the idyllic setting of the state. Here we are giving waterfalls in Bihar and list of hot springs which will be helpful in the preparation of State PSC exam especially Bihar PSC or BPSC.

Summary on Buddhism: Teaching of Buddha | Buddhist Council |Causes of Decline

Nov 23, 2016

Buddhism was atheistic in nature and accompanied by cosmic rise and fall. It never questioned on the existence of God but they believe that there is nothing like supernatural of different form man except in their greater happiness and power. Here, we are sharing summary of Buddhism that will help the aspirant to learn- what is Buddhism, teaching of Buddha, how it spread and its contribution on the Indian culture.

Summary on Jainism: Teaching of Mahavira | Spread of Jainism

Nov 23, 2016

Jainism made tremendous impact on the orthodox religious practices through heterodox sects. It advocated the interests of the people in a simple, short and intelligible way of salvation. Here, we are sharing the summary on Jainism along with the teaching of Mahavira and how it spread that will be very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

Summary of the Vedic Age: Polity | Society | Position of Women

Nov 18, 2016

Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda, Atharvaveda, the Brahamanas, the Aranyakas, Upanishads and Vedangas are most important sources of knowledge about Aryans and Vedic period. Here, we are giving the “Summary of the Vedic Age: Polity | Society | Position of Women” which is very useful for the aspirants who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Summary on the important Buddhist Pilgrimage sites in Bihar

Nov 18, 2016

Bihar is known for the centre of power, learning, and culture in India for 1000 years during classical Indian History. Most of the powerful kingdoms of Ancient India rise in the region. Here, we are giving the ‘Summary on the important Buddhist Pilgrimage sites in Bihar’ which is helpful for those students who are preparing not only for Bihar PSC Exam but also other State-PSC Exams.

Modern History of Bihar

Nov 16, 2016

Bihar is situated on the one of the fertile regions of the world which is drained by river Ganga. It was famous for its cotton, textile, saltpetre and indigo. This makes reason of enticing for European to open trade factories and centre for trade.  Here, we are sharing “Modern History of Bihar” which is helpful for those students who are preparing for Bihar PSC Exam.

List of Tribal Revolt in Bihar

Nov 15, 2016

The Tribal Revolts of Bihar were mostly unorganised, localised and periodic which were mainly against Britishers exploitative relation with tribes and tribal land and also transfer of land to outsiders. Here, we are giving the list of ‘Tribal Revolt of Bihar’ along with date, people who were associated with the revolt and nature & objective as well.

Summary on the Dynasties of Sangam Age

Nov 11, 2016

Sangam Age was started from 3rd century to 4th century BC and it is called Sangam because age was referred to the Sangam academies of poets and scholars. Here, we are sharing the summary on the Dynasties of Sangam Age which very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

List of Rig Vedic Gods & Goddesses

Nov 11, 2016

The Vedic People personified the natural forces and looked upon them as living beings to which they gave human or animal attributes. Here, we are giving the list of Rig Vedic Gods & Goddesses which very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

Summary on Soil Profile of India

Nov 10, 2016

Soil is the mixture of mineral and organic components which are the basis of plants growth. It is formed from breakdown of parent rocks or physical and chemical changes of parent rocks. Here, we are giving a detailed summary on soil Profile of India which is very useful in the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Census 2011: Population in States and Union Territories of India

Oct 14, 2016

India is a union of 29 states and 7 union territories. As per census 2011, population of India was 1.2 billion. India occupies 2.4 percent of the world's land surface area and is home to 17.5 percent of the world's population. Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state of India. It has 16.50% population of whole India.

Census 2011: Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio in India Since 1901 to 2011

Oct 13, 2016

A person aged seven or above, who can both read and write with understanding in any language is termed as the literate. Sex ratio is defined as the number of females /1000 males. As per census 2011 India has the literacy of 74.04 and sex ratio at the 934females/1000 males.

Census 2011: Population Growth in India

Oct 13, 2016

As per census 2011, Nagaland is the only Indian state which has negative growth rate of -0.58% in census 2011while Indian population grown at the rate of 17.69% from 2001 to 2011.

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