Here you can find GS paper 1 for IAS Main exam 2012. The exam was held on 5 October 2012(Friday). The paper carries 300 marks and it was of three hours duration. Go through all the questions one by one and upgrade your exam preparation for the upcoming state civil services exam and other competitive exams. It will also help you make a comparison of this year’s question paper with the previous years’ question papers.
GS Question paper 1 comprises questions from History, Geography, Political Science and current Issues of national Importance.
If we analyse the importance of GS paper 1 in the year 2012, the major part of the question number 1 was from Current Affairs , which is in contrast with the earlier pattern where the question paper 1 usually started with the History questions. The terms like Innovation, Desertification, Endosulfan were asked this time. The issue of tiger reserve forests in the country was also asked this time, which has been in news recently.