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March 11, 2014

SSC CGL Study Materials - Indian Democracy


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Friends, as you know the general elections are going to be held next month, this will be one of the important topics for our upcoming competitive exams (especially for the exams like SSC and Postal Assistants). So, in this post we shall discuss a few points about the Indian democracy. Happy Reading.
  • Democracy - Greek words (Demos + Kratia)
    • Demos - People
    • Kratia - Rule
  • Abraham Lincoln - Democracy is the Government of the people, by the people, for the people
  • Constitution - Fundamental law of the land
  • Dissent - Difference in opinion
  • Right to vote - Suffrage, Franchise
  • Electroate - Body of Voters
  • Electroral Roll - List of Voters
  • Percentage of Voters in 1937 - 14%
  • Article 326 - Adult Franchise
  • Election Commission - Autonomous Body
  • Returning Officer - To supervise and conduct elections in a constituency
  • Presiding Officer - In-charge of Polling booth
  • General Election - Held at regular intervals (5 years)
  • Bye election - held to fill in vacancies
  • Mid-term election - held before expiry of 5 years tenure
  • Important points about 2014 Elections 
    • General elections
    • Longest election in the country's History (9 phases)
    • to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha in India
    • Electoral Strength - 81.45 crores
  • Present Election Commissioner - V. S. Sampath
Important years to remember :
  • 1884 - The electoral principle was first introduced in India for local bodies
  • 1892 - The electoral principle was first introduced in india for provincial councils
  • 1950 January 25th - Election commission was formed ( celebrated as National Voters' day)
  • 1952 - First general elections
  • 1977 - Sixth General elections
  • 1999 - 13th general elections
  • 2004 - 14th general elections
  • 2009 - 15th general elections
  • 2014 - 16th general elections (7th April to 12th May)
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  1. sir/mam kya ye enough hai gk bcz mai sb padhta hu apke notes.......plz help me more

  2. thank you so much

  3. Ma'am plz do reply is there ur videos related to maths & reasoning available on YouTube?

  4. mam it is too short, plz give more about history

  5. thanks for this valuable material .

  6. Is there negative Mark in postal assistant exam

  7. hello admin u r doing a great job..!
    and so many job aspirants are very very thankfull to ur team....
    can u please provide complete GE part ( History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research) in a single file...! plz plz

  8. thankuuuuuuu sooo much
    u r the best

  9. thnku su much....plz keep updating . nd plz provide material for indian history as mostly people are lack in this.....

  10. how to discrepant key mistakes to ssc ???
    anybody known about it?

  11. Community development programme strated in 1952 but as per SSC MTS key it was started in 1950

    1. yes Ques. No 103 in 040 NJ 5 ans 1952 but they were given it as 1950 in keysheet

  12. igot 92 marks in clerk cutoff 63 gen ... intrview ask only 4 questions ...answered well ... full form of postal "pin".... what is "cts " ... related to subject in computers "phissing"... tell me about u r native place in local language i replied well ..i done mistakes at the end of interview i am nt saying thanks... and starting of interview i am nt whishing to panel .... wt are muy chances....

  13. mam plz upload current affairs of march 2014 reply plzzzzzzzzzzz

  14. mam pls tell me, is it enough to read, cos i am just refering this site only.

  15. thanx for posting this, and i want pdf file for every posting of every topic

  16. thax for posting and i want pdf files of all these....

  17. Good and extraordinary material.
    I want this material"s with pdf file. please help to me.

  18. nice job. but is dis enough for postal assistants? i need all dez in pdf format plz waitn fr ur pdf files
    thanq in advance


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