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GENERAL SCIENCE

  Physics: Nature of Universe-General Scientific laws-Inventions and discoveries-National scientific laboratories-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical quantities, standards and units-Force, motion and energy- Magnetism, electricity and electronics -Heat, light and sound

   Chemistry: Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides

   Botany: Main Concepts of life science-Classification of living organism- Nutrition and diet etics-Respiration

   Zoology: Blood and blood circulation-Repr oductive system-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene-Human diseases including communicable and non ? communicable diseases - prevention and remedies-Animals, plants and human life

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CURRENT EVENTS

  History- Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of States- Eminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors - Awards & honors?-India and its neighbors Political Science- 1. Problems in conduct of public elections-2. Political parties and political system in In dia-3. Public awareness & General administration-4. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility

  Geography-- Geographical landmarks-

  Economics-- Current socio-economic problems

  Science- Latest inventions on science & technology

GEOGRAPHY

   Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climate- Water resources --- rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography-population-density and distribution - Natural calamities -Disaster Management.

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HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA AND TAMIL NADU

  Indus valley civilization-Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas-Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis-South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people-India since independence-Characteristics of Indian culture-Unity in diversity ?race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state-Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes

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INDIAN POLITY

  Constitution of India--Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend duties-Fundamental rights- Fundamental duti es- Human rights charter- Union legislature - Parliament- State executive- State Legislature - assembly- Local government - panchayat raj - Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India - Rule of law/Due process of law-Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIII- Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures - CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG - Right to information- Empowerment of women- Consumer protection forms

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INDIAN ECONOMY

  Nature of Indian economy- Five-year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agriculture-Application of scie nce in agriculture-Industrial growth- Rural welfare oriented programmers-Social sector problems ? population,education, health, employment, povert y-Economic trends in Tamil Nadu

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INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT

National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore- Different modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others-

APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS

Conversion of information to data-Collection, compilation and presentation of data - Tables, graphs, diagrams -Analytical interpretation of data - Simplification-Percentage-Highest Common Factor (HCF)-Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)-Ratio and Proportion -Simple interest-Compound interest- Area-Volume-Time and Work-Logical Reasoning- Puzzles-Dice-Visual Reasoning-Alpha numeric Reasoning-Number Series.

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