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All India PT Mock Test (OMR Based) Across 20 Cities

will be conducted on 6th May and 20th May, 2018. Click here for Test Schedule & Online admission.

Test Center List:

  1. Delhi
  2. Jammu
  3. Chandigarh
  4. Ahmedabad
  5. Bhopal
  6. Lucknow
  7. Allahabad
  8. Patna
  9. Ranchi
  10. Kolkata
  11. Bhubaneswar
  12. Raipur
  13. Jaipur
  14. Mumbai
  15. Pune
  16. Nagpur
  17. Hyderabad
  18. Chennai
  19. Coimbatore
  20. Bengaluru

IAS 2018 : Prelims Special Current Affairs – Volume 4

Polity & Governance

  • Prasar Bharti Act
  • Atal Bhoojal yojana
  • Sex Ratio at Birth Dips in 17 States
  • Inter-state Water Dispute
  • Women’s Cooperative Societies
  • Declaration of Assets and Liabilities by Elected Candidates
  • Nirbhaya Fund Scheme – MP Govt Paying Meagre Compensation
  • Swachhta Pakhwada
  • KBK (Kalahandi-Bolangir-Koraput) Plan
  • Watan Ko Jano Programme
  • Government to Set up 562 more Ekalavya Schools
  • Cabinet Approves Creation of National Urban Housing Fund
  • Jaipur’s Gandhinagar Railway Station Becomes 1st Fully Women Operated Non Suburban Railways Station
  • Prohibition of Liquor Ban – States can Relax Highway Liquor Ban
  • Development Schemes for Daman & Diu
  • Jammu & Kashmir State Government Constituted the State Council for Promotion of Urdu Language
  • ‘Assistance to States and UTs for Narcotics Control’ Scheme
  • Swajal Yojana
  • Antyodaya Aahaar Yojana
  • Khalistan Movement


  • Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill
  • E-way Bill for Inter-state Goods Movement
  • Cabinet Approval for Opening up of Coal Mines for Private Sector
  • Cabinet Approves Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  • RBI Launches Ombudsman Scheme for NBFCs
  • Draft National Automotive Policy
  • Country’s Goods Trade Deficit Widened to $16.30 Billion
  • National Conference – “Agriculture 2022- Doubling Farmers’ Income”
  • Punjab Plans to Set up Cooperative Rural Hubs
  • Micro ATM
  • Nasscom’s ‘Future Skills’ Platform
  • The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Tele-communication (SWIFT)
  • RBI Monetary Policy Panel Raised Concern over Inflation
  • Currency in Circulation Improved
  • Currency Derivative Trade Limit
  • Understanding India’s Blacklist
  • Foodgrain Production to touch a New Record of 277 Million Tonnes in 2017-18.

Science & Technology

  • 5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines
  • Drug Eluting Stents
  • Chandrayan-2 – India’s Second Lunar Mission
  • Hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune
  • World Congress on Information Technology
  • Mumbai to have India’s First Artificial Intelligence Centre
  • M2M’ Communications
  • Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)
  • India’s First Locally Developed 4G/LTE Telecom System


  • Environment Performance Index 2018
  • NGT Seeks Report on Ganga Rejuvenation
  • International Solar Alliance
  • MoU Signed between Botanical Survey of India and Natural History Museum, UK
  • Wild Horses have gone Extinct
  • Assam to Observe ‘Rhino Day’ on September 22
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Karnataka Amendment) Bill

Art & Culture

  • Extinction of Languages
  • National Banana Festival
  • Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa
  • Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple
  • Khajuraho Dance Festival
  • 8th Theatre Olympics at Red Fort
  • What is Khadi?
  • Primitive Art: Neanderthals were Europe’s First Painters
  • Ancient Weapons Unearthed in Orissa
  • Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav
  • Chardham Mahamarg Pariyojana

International Affairs

  • FATF has Decided to Place Pakistan on “Greylist”
  • Venezuela becomes First Country to Launch Virtual Currency ‘Petro’
  • India-Iran Agreements
  • H-4 Visas – Indians in US
  • Myanmar Approves 15 Million for Border Fencing
  • China Turkey Block US from Putting Pakistan on Terror List
  • India sign MoU with International Development Research Center
  • Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Start Business Without Male Permission
  • India has Invited Saudi Participation in Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) Programme.
  • Corruption Perception Index 2017

Miscellaneous News

  • ‘Paschim Lehar’
  • Indo-Seychelles Joint Army Exercise ‘Lamitye’ in Seychelles
  • Andaman & Nicobar Command to host Milan 2018
  • Garuda Shakti Exercise
  • Prime Minister’s Shram Awards
  • India’s Umang App, Aadhaar win Awards at World Government Summit
  • India Contributes USD 1 Million Aid to Tonga
  • Defence Industry Corridor
  • World Sustainable Devlopment Summit (WSDS 2018)
  • Goa Government Launches Motorcycle Ambulance Service
  • Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as new President of South Africa
  • P. Sharma Oli takes over as new PM of Nepal
  • Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi
  • Dara Shikoh
  • N Gopalaswami Committee
  • Y H Malegam Committee
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