Syllabus of General Studies Paper II PSC Mains Chhattisgarh

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
The Syllabus of General Studies Paper II PSC Chhattisgarh is presented in this section.

Part - I General Introduction of Chhattisgarh

- General Introduction of Chhattisgarh, situation and area, topography and structure. physical and geographic areas and climate.
  • Natural Resources of Chhattisgarh:
    • Mineral Wealth ;
    • Forest Wealth and Wild Life;
    • Agriculture and Live stock; Regional distribution of crops, planned development of Agriculture, Green Revolution, Development of Live stock
    • Water Resources : Development of Irrigation and Irrigation projects.
  • Human Resources - Population, , Density, Urban and Rural population, Literacy , Labour.
  • Energy resources -Convertional and non- conventional.
  • Industries - Large, Medium and Small Industries, Cottage Industries.
  • Environment and its protection
  • Five year plan, various programmes of Urban and Rural Development, Economic Planning and its evaluation.
  • Administrative Structure of Chhattisgarh- Administrative Units. District, Tehsil and Development Blocks, Administrative system
  • Panchayati Raj, Urban Administration
  • Sports in Chhattisgarh

Part II- Culture, Literature , Music, Arts and History of Chhattisgarh

Various aspects of Culture in Chhattisgarh :

Introduction of Literature, Languages, Arts and Culture.
(1) Literature-
(a) (i) Ancient - The study of folk literature of C.G.
(ii) Medieval-Main roll in folk literature and nagar liturature.
(iii) Modern- Study of folk literature of Chhattisgarh
(b) Folk Literature /Dialects-Sounds and Linguistic study of grammatical forms, various sub-dialects of Chhattisgarh
Music and Dance Tradition - Major style of folk music, Major folk dance.
fine Arts -
(i) Modern Painting styles and important painters
(ii) Folk Painting


(i) Major styles and theatre
(ii) Major folk theatres

2. Major Scheduled Tribes of Chhattisgarh:
(a) Names, characteristics and habitats;
(b) Cultural characteristics - Major fairs and festivals

3. Activities of Government of Chhattisgarh in the field of culture :
(a) Various institutions, established in the field of Literature , Music and Fine Arts
(b) awards established by the Chhattisgarh Government in the above field
(c) Important Cultural festivals

4. Archaeological heritage of Chhattisgarh:
Major Historical , Archaeological, and Tourist places

5. Brief history of Chhattisgarh and Freedom Movement in Chhattisgarh
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