UPSC IAS Mains 2019: Updated Current Affairs Topics for Mains exam

Most Important topics for IAS Mains 2019: Here are some of the most important Current Affairs Topics that can be expected in the UPSC IAS Mains 2019 examination. Check here the complete list of topics that need your attention to crack the IAS examination.

Jun 24, 2019 12:42 IST
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 UPSC IAS Mains 2019
UPSC IAS Mains 2019

Important topics for UPSC IAS Mains 2019: The UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 results will soon be declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on its website The qualified candidates will be required to sit for the IAS Mains 2019 exam scheduled on September 20, 2019. It is the right time for the candidates to work on the most important Current Affairs topic to ace the IAS Mains Exam 2019. Here we have prepared a crisp and useful list of current affairs topics. If you cover the listed topics, it is certain that you will get hold of the latest happenings and developments.

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The UPSC conducted the Civil Services IAS Prelims 2019 on June 2, 2019. The Current Affairs formed a major part of the IAS Prelims 2019 General Studies (I) paper. As per the feedback shared by the candidates who appeared for the IAS Prelims 2019, the difficulty level of the Current Affairs questions was of ‘Moderate to Difficult’ level. It is highly expected that the same trend will be seen in UPSC IAS Mains 2019 exam.

Generally, most of the questions asked in the UPSC IAS exam are related to the current issues and events that have occurred in the recent past. Considering this, we have listed some important Current Affairs topics that will be useful during the preparation of the UPSC IAS Main 2019 Exam. Have a look:

Current Affairs Topics for IAS Mains 2019

BIMSTEC Summit 2019


India & Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

Interstate water disputes

Artificial Intelligence

Triple Talaq Bill

Issues concerning Elections in India

Impact of Social Media

Increasing Heat Waves

Swachh Bharat Mission

National Register of Citizens (NRC)

Ease of Doing Business

International Criminal Court

US & China Trade war

Data Protection - Technology and Privacy

#MeToo Movement in India

India's air pollution

Supreme Court Judgements

Reconstitution of Cabinet Sub-committees

Decriminalisation of Politics

Iran nuclear deal

Ayushman Bharat – PMJAY Scheme

Draft Model Contract Farming Act 2018

Environment Performance Index

Women Safety

Cyber Security

Election funding


Rural Women Empowerment

Jobless growth in India

Extreme Weather and Health Hazards

Police Reforms in India

India’s growing underwater capability

Malimath Committee report

Current & future prospect of Indian economy

Digital Economy

Kashmir unrest & dispute

US withdrawals from various International alliances

Parliamentary disruptions

Uniform civil code

Privatisation of certain Healthcare Services

Marital rape

The merger of PSU banks

Privatisation of Air India

Capital Punishment/death sentence

Politics and Economics of farm loan waiver

National Medical Commission Bill

Barring MPs from practising law

Controversy over changing the Constitution

Section 377: Constitutionality Vs Morality

Data Localisation

Crisis in the sugar sector

National Policy on Biofuels

Live streaming of SC proceedings

Doubling the Farmer’s income

Mob lynching

RTI amendments

Minimum Support Price

Non Performing Assets


Power & Role of RBI


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