List of Important Rivers in India with their Origin and Length

List of Important Rivers in India:  In this article, we have provided you the list of all important rivers in India with their origin and length. This section from Indian Geography plays very crucial role in Defence examination as at least one question is asked from this section, hence having good knowledge about this topic is must.

List of Important Rivers in India

Following list shows the names of rivers in India with their lengths, origins and tributaries.

S.No. Rivers Origin Length (km) End
1. Ganga Gangotri Glacier (Bhagirathi), Uttarakhand 2,525 Bay of Bengal
2. Yamuna Yamunotri Glacier, Uttarakhand 1,376 Merges with Ganga at Allahabad (Triveni Sangam – Kumbh Mela spot
3. Brahmaputra Himalayan Glacier in Tibet, but enters India in Arunachal Pradesh 1,800 Merges with Ganga and ends in Bay of Bengal
4. Chambal Tributary of Yamuna river, starting at Madhya Pradesh 960 Joins Yamuna river in UP
5. Son Tributary of Ganga, starting at Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh 784 Joins Ganga just above Patna – also considered part of Vindhya river system
6. Gandak Nepal; Ganges tributary at Indo-Nepal border (Triveni Sangam) 630 Joins Ganga near Patna
7. Kosi Starts from Bihar near Indo-Nepal border 720 Joins Ganga near Katihar district of Bihar
8. Betwa Tributary of Yamuna, rises at Vindhya region, MP 590 Joins Yamuna at Hamirpur in UP
9. Gomti Tributary of Ganga, starting at Gomat Taal, UP 900 Joins Ganga in Varanasi district
10. Ghaghara Himalayan Glacier in Tibet, tributary of Ganga 1080 Joins Ganga in Bihar
11. Hugli (Hooghly) Tributary of Ganga near West Bengal 260 Merges with Ganga at Bay of Bengal
12. Damodar Tributary of Hugli near Chandwara, Jharkhand 592 Merges with Hugli in West Bengal
13. Mahananda Paglajhora falls, Darjeeling, West Bengal 360 Merge in Ganga
14. Alaknanda Satopanth & Bhagirathi-Kharak glacier 190 Merge in Ganga, Devprayag, Uttarakhand
15. Bhagirathi Gaumukh, Uttarakhand 205 Merge in Ganga, Devprayag, Uttarakhand
16. Indus Originates in Tibetan plateau, Enters India in J&K 3180 Merges into Arabian sea near Sindh
17. Chenab Upper Himalayas in the Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh 960 Merges with Indus
18. Jhelum Tributary of Chenab river, Punjab 725 Merges with Chenab at Jhang (Pakistan)
19. Ravi Starts from Bara Bhangal, Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh 720 Joins Chenab in Pakistan
20. Sutlej Tributary of Indus river, originates at Rakshastal, Tibet 1500 Meets Beas river in Pakistan and ends at Arabian sea
21. Beas Rises at Himalayas in central Himachal Pradesh 470 Joins Sutlej river in Punjab, India
22. Parbati Mantalai Glacier near Pin Prabati Pass Mixes with Beas River at Bhuntar, near Kullu of Himachal Pradesh
23. Suru Panzella Glacier, Pensi La Pass, Kargil 185 Indus, Nurla, Skardu, Pakistan
24. Dras Machoi Glacier, Zoji La, ear Sonamarg, Jammu & Kashmir 86 Suru River at Kharul, Kargil
25. Zanskar Doda River (First Branch), Kargyag and Tsarap River (Second Branch) Indus River near Nimmu in Ladakh
26. Tsarap Pankpo La, Sarchu 182 Zanskar River, Padum, Kargil
27. Doda Drang-Drung Glacier, Pensi La 79 Zanskar River, Padum, Kargil
28. Kaveri Talakaveri in Western Ghats in Karnataka 765 Ends in Bay of Bengal
29. Krishna Originates in the Western Ghats near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra 1400 Ends in Bay of Bengal near Andhra Pradesh
30. Godavari Starts in Maharashtra and passes through 7 Indian states 1465 Empties in Bay of Bengal
31. Tungabhadra Tributary of Krishna river staring at Karnataka 531 Joins Krishna river along the border of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
32. Tapti Rises in Eastern Satpura Ranges, Madhya Pradesh 724 Empties into Gulf of Khambhat, Gujarat
33. Mahi Rises in Madhya Pradesh 580 Flows into Arabian sea from Gujarat
34. Narmada Starts from Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh 1315 Drains into Arabian sea via Gulf of Cambay
35. Indravati Dandakaranya range, Kalahandi district, Odisha 535 Godavari near border of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Telangana
36. Pranhita Confluence of Wardha and Wainganga, near Sirpur Kaghaznagar 113 Godavari, near Kaleshwaram, Telangana
37. Wardha Satpura range, Multai, Betul district of Madhya Pradesh 528 Pranhita River
38. Kolab (Sabari) Sinkaran hills, Koraput, Odisha 200 Godavari
39. Manjira Balaghat hills 724 Godavari, near Kandakurthi, Karnataka
40. Wainganga Satpura range, Mundara, Seoni district, Madhya Pradesh 579 Pranhita River
41. Painganga Ajanta range, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 676 Wardha river, Chandrapur district, Maharashtra
42. Vedavathi Confluence of Veda and Avathi Tungabhadra river, near Siruguppa
43. Bhima Bhimashankar 861 Krishna river, near raichur
44. Indrayani Lonavala, Maharashtra Bhima river
45. Pavana Sahyadri range, Lonavala Maharashtra 58 Mula river
46. Ghataprabha Western ghats, Sindhudurg, Maharashtra 283 Krishna river, Almatti
47. Venna Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra 130 Krishna river, Satara, Maharashtra
48. Koyna Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra 130 Krishna river, near Karad, Satara
49. Amravati Anamalai hills, Pambar, Chinnar rivers 282 Kaveri river at Karur, Tamil Nadu
50. Bhavani Silent valley National Park, Kerala 135 Kaveri river at Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu
51. Hemavati Western Ghats, Chikmagalur, Karnataka 245 Kaveri river near Krishna Raja Sagara, Karnataka
52. Mahanadi Dhamtari, Dandakaranya, Chhattisgarh 858 Bay of Bengal, near False Point, Kendrapara, Odisha
53. Subarnarekha Chota Nagpur plateau, near Ranchi, Jharkhand 395 Kirtania Port, near Talsari, Bay of Bengal
54. Kangsabati Chota Nagpur plateau, Purulia district, West Bengal 465 Bay of Bengal near Haldia
55. Penner (Penna) Nandi Hills, Chikkaballapur district, Karnataka 597 Bay of Bengal, near Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
56. Palar Nandi hills, Kolar district Karnataka 348 Bay of Bengal, near Vayalur, Tamil Nadu
57. Vaigai Varusanadu Hills, Tamil Nadu 258 Palk Strait, Tamil Nadu
58. Vellar Shevaroy Hills 150 Bay of Bengal, near Parangipettai, Tamil Nadu
59. Ponnaiyar Nandidurg, Chikkaballapur 400 Bay of Bengal
60. Noyyal Velliangiri Hills, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu 180 Kaveri river
61. Gomai Satpura Range Tapti river, near Prakasha, Nandurbar, Maharashtra
62. Panzara Near Pimpalaner, Dhule, Maharashtra Tapti river
63. Purna Satpura Range, Betul, Madhya Pradesh Tapti river, near Changdev, Maharashtra
64. Kolar Vindhya Range, near Sehore district, Madhya Pradesh 101 Narmada, near Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh
65. Tawa Satpura Range, Betul, Madhya Pradesh 172 Narmada near Hoshangabad district
66. Sabarmati Dhebar lake, Aravalli range, near Udaipur, Rajasthan 371 Gulf of Khambhat
67. Zuari Hemad-Barshem in western ghats 34 Arabian sea
68. Ulhas Near Rajmachi hills, Sahyadri range 122 Vasai creek, Mumbai
69. Mithi Vihar lake and Powai lake 15 Arabian sea, Mahim creek, Mumbai
70. Mandovi Bhimgad, Karnataka 77 Arabian sea
71. Kali Kushavali, Karnataka 184 Arabian sea
72. Netravati Kudremukh, Chikmagalur, Karnataka Arabian sea, near Mangalore, Karnataka
73. Sharavati Western Ghats, Tirthahalli, Karnataka 128 Arabian sea, near Honnavar, Uttar Kannada district, Karnataka
74. Periyar Sivagiri hills, Sundaramala, Tamil Nadu 244 Lakshadweep sea, Kerala
75. Bharathappuzha Anamalai Hills, Tamil Nadu 209 Lakshadweep sea, Ponnani, Kerala
76. Pamba Pulachimalai Hills, Western Ghats 176 Vembanad Lake
77. Chaliyar Elambaleri Hills, Western Ghats, Wayanad, Kerala 169

Lakshadweep sea, Kerala

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How to Score Good Marks in CDS 2021 Mathematics Section?

How to Score Good Marks in CDS 2021 Mathematics Section: Combined Defense Services Examination(CDSe) is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission twice every year (around Feb and Nov) for the induction of the officials into the Indian Armed Forces i.e Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy.  Online Benchers will help you in clearing the written and SSB Interview with India’s best defense faculties . In this article we have given you chapter-wise weightage of marks in Mathematics Section, and strategy to score good marks in this section.

How to Score Good Marks in CDS 2021 Mathematics Section

Elementary Mathematics includes

● Number System
● Decimal fractions.
● Time and distance,
● Time and work,
● Percentages,
● Simple and compound interest,
● Profit and loss,
● Ratio and proportion,
● Division algorithm.
● H.C.F. and L.C.M.
● Logarithms to base 10,
● Theory of polynomials,
● Solutions of quadratic equations,
● Linear equations in two variables and their solutions.
● Laws of indices.
● Trigonometry
● Simple cases of heights and distances.
● Geometry
● Lines and angles,
● Mensuration
● Statistics

High weightage topics:

Topic No. of questions
Number System 20-22
Mensuration 14-16
Geometry 10-12
Trigonometry 10-12
Algebra 10-11

Moderate weightage topics:

Topic No. of Questions
Time, Speed and Distance 6-7
Statistics 7-8
Time, speed and Distance 6-7
Time and Work 4-5
Percentage 3-5

 

Low weightage topics:

Topic No. of Questions
DI 2-3
Profit and Loss 1-2
Ratio and Proportion 1-3
Simple Interest 1-2
Compound Interest 1-2
Miscellaneous 1-4

Defence aspirants must keep in mind that if they want to get admission in the IMA/INA/AFA than they have to appear in this examination and even score good marks.(Min 20 out of 100).  All those candidate who have Maths back ground find it easy to clear the math exam but those who are not good should keep in mind that they should cover the chapters which are easy and can help you to score at least 30-50 marks in the exam. Solve previous year question paper to know the type of questions asked in CDS Mathematics section. Watch YouTube free Video for CDS  2021 Mathematics Sections to score good marks in exam.

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State wise-List of National Parks in India

State wise-List of National Parks in India: Static GK plays a very important role in defence examination. Candidates must go through this topic very well. Every Defence exam like CDS, AFCAT, NDA and CAPF have questions from this part. In this article we have provided you the State-wise  List of national Parks in India.

State wise-List of National Parks in India

State/Union Territory Name of the National Park
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Campbell Bay National Park
  • Galathea National Park
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (Wandur National Park)
  • Middle Button Island National Park
  • Mount Harriet National Park
  • North Button Island National Park
  • Rani Jhansi Marine National Park
  • Saddle Peak National Park
  • South Button Island National Park
Andhra Pradesh
  • Papikonda National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  • Sri Venkateswara National Park
Arunachal Pradesh
  • Namdapha National Park
  • Mouling National Park
Assam
  • Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Manas National Park
  • Nameri National Park
  • Orang National Park
Bihar
  • Valmiki National Park
  • Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary
  • Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary
Chhattisgarh
  • Indravati National Park
  • Kanger Ghati National Park (Kanger Valley)
  • Guru Ghasi Das (Sanjay) National Park
Goa
  • Bhagwan Mahavir (Mollem) National Park
Gujarat
  • Vansda National Park
  • Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar
  • Gir National Park
  • Gulf of Kachchh Marine National Park
Haryana
  • Kalesar National Park
  • Sultanpur National Park
Himachal Pradesh
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Pin Valley National Park
  • Inderkilla National Park
  • Khirganga National Park
  • Simbalbara National Park
Jammu and Kashmir
  • Dachigam National Park
  • Hemis National Park
  • Kishtwar National Park
  • Salim Ali National Park
Jharkhand
  • Betla National Park
  • Dimna National Park
  • Hazaribag National Park
Karnataka
  • Anshi National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  • Bandipur National Park
  • Bannerghatta National Park
  • Kudremukh National Park
Kerala
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Mathikettan Shola National Park
  • Periyar National Park
  • Silent Valley National Park
  • Anamudi Shola National Park
  • Pambadum Shola National Park
Madhya Pradesh
  • Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Mandla Plant Fossil National Park
  • Kanha National Park
  • Madhav National Park
  • Panna National Park
  • Pench National Park
  • Sanjay National Park
  • Satpura National Park
  • Van Vihar National Park
Maharashtra
  • Chandoli National Park
  • Gugamal National Park
  • Navegaon National Park
  • Pench National Park
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park or Borivili National Park
  • Tadoba National Park
Manipur
  • Keibul Lamjao National Park
  • Sirohi National Park
Meghalaya
  • Balphakram National Park
  • Nokrek National Park
Mizoram
  • Murlen National Park
  • Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park
Nagaland
  • Ntangki National Park
Orissa
  • Bhitarkanika National Park
  • Nandankanan National Park
  • Simlipal National Park
Punjab
  • Harike Wetland
Rajasthan
  • Darrah National Park
  • Desert National Park
  • Keoladeo National Park
  • Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Sariska National Park
Sikkim
  • Khangchendzonga National Park
Tamil Nadu
  • Mudumalai National Park
  • Mukurthi National Park
  • Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) National Park
  • Guindy National Park
  • Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park
Tripura
  • Bison( Rajbari ) National Park
  • Clouded Leopard National Park
Uttar Pradesh
  • Dudhwa National Park
Uttarakhand
  • Gangotri National Park
  • Govind Pashu Vihar
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Nanda Devi National Park
  • Rajaji National Park
  • Valley of Flowers National Park
West Bengal
  • Gorumara National Park
  • Buxa National Park
  • Neora Valley National Park
  • Singalila National Park
  • Jaldapara National Park
  • Sundarbans National Park

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CDS 1 2021 Result Out: Direct Link to Download the Result

CDS 1 2021 Result Out: On the basis of the results of the COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION (I), 2021 held by the Union Public Service Commission on 7th February, 2021, 6552 candidates with the following Roll Numbers have qualified for being interviewed by the Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence, for admission to (i) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 152th Course commencing in January, 2022 (ii) Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala, Course commencing in January, 2022 (iii) Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course (211 F(P)) commencing in January, 2022 (iv) Officers Training Academy, Chennai 115th SSC Course (NT)(for Men) commencing in April, 2022 and (v) Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 29th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April, 2022.

Candidates who qualified in the written exam and given their first choice as Army (IMA/OTA) are required to register themselves online on the Recruiting Directorate’s website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in in order to enable them to receive call up information for SSB interview.Those candidates who have already registered on the recruiting directorate website are advised not to register again.

The marks-sheet of candidates who have not qualified, will be put on the Commission’s website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result of OTA (after conducting SSB Interview) and will remain available on the website for a period of 30 days.

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CDS 1 2021 Expected Cutoff: Get Details Here

CDS 1 2021 Expected Cutoff: UPSC CDS Exam, was successfully conducted on 7th of February. UPSC would be declaring CDS 1 2021 result  in the month of April 2021 and successful candidates will be appearing for the SSB interviews for IMA, OTA, AFA, and INA. CDS 1 2021 cut off will be published by the UPSC later after the final result of CDS 1 2021. Here, we have provided you with the expected cutoff of CDS 1 2021 as per the previous year analysis.

CDS 1 2021 Expected Cutoff: Get Details Here

Marking system of CDS  exam
SECTION No. of questions Marks
1.   English         120 100
2.   General Knowledge         120 100
3.   Elementary Mathematics         100 100
Total marks 300

For Officer Training Academy, there is no mathematics.

SECTION No. of questions Marks
1.   English        120 100
2.   General knowledge        120 100
Total marks 200
CDS Paper English GK Mathematics
Maximum Marks 100 100 100
Marks for Correct answer +0.83 marks for each correct option +0.83 marks for each correct option +1 marks for each correct option
Negative marking -0.27 marks for each wrong answer -0.27 marks for each wrong answer -0.33 marks for each wrong answer
For IMA, INA, AFA
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 hrs 100
General Knowledge 2 hrs 100
Elementary Mathematics 2 hrs 100
For OTA
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 hrs 100
General Knowledge 2 hrs 100

CDS 1 2021 Cut Off Marks [Expected]

S.No Academy Expected Cut Off
1 OTA (Women) 90 – 100
2 OTA (Men) 90 – 100
3 IMA 130 – 140
4 INA 130 – 140
5 IAF 140 – 150
S.No Academy Sectional Cut Off
1 OTA (Women) 20% in each paper
2 OTA (Men) 20% in each paper
3 IMA 20% in each paper
4 INA 20% in each paper
5 IAF 20% in each paper

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Trophies and Related Games: Static GK plays important role in defence examination especially in CDS, AFCAT, INET and NDA. In this article we have provided you with the important trophies related to various games that is important from the exam point of view.

1-Football:

Vittal Trophy, UEFA Cup, Supercup Trophy, Subroto Cup, Mukherjee Trophy, Santosh Trophy, Rajiv Gandhi trophy, Raghbir Singh memorial cup, Nehru Gold cup, Lal Bahadur Shastri Trophy, Kalinga cup, Indira Gandhi trophy, Greek cup, Begum Hazrat Mahal cup, B. C. Roy trophy

2-Cricket:

Ashes, Asia Cup, Bose Trophy, Champions Trophy, C. K. Nayudu Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, Gavaskar-Border Trophy, G. D. Birla Trophy, Ghulam Ahmad Trophy, ICC World Cup, Irani Trophy, Merchant Trophy, Prudential Cup (World Cup), Rani Jhansi Trophy, Ranji Trophy, Rothmans Cup, Sahara Cup, Sharjah Cup, Sheesh Mahal Trophy, Sheffield Shield, Singer Cup, Texaco Cup, Titan Cup, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Vijay Merchant Trophy, Wisden Trophy, Wills Trophy, World Series Cup.

3-Badminton:

Agarwal Cup, Chadha Cup, European Cup, Harilela Cup, Konica Cup, Narng cup, Sophia Kitiakara Cup, Konica Cup, S. R. Ruia Cup, Thomas Cup, Tunku Abdul Rahman Cup, Uber Cup.

4-Hockey:

Agha Khan Cup, Azlan Shah Cup, Bhim Sain Trophy, BMW Trophy, Bombay Gold Cup, Clarke Trophy, Dhyan Chand Trophy, Esanda Champions Cup, European Nations Cup, Gurmeet Trophy, Guru Nanak Cup, Intercontinental Cup, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Cup, Kuppuswamy Naidu Cup, Lady Rattan Tata Cup (women, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup, Obaidullah Gold Cup, Prime Minister’s Gold cup, Ranjit Singh Gold Cup, Sanjay Gandhi Trophy, Scindia gold Cup, Shriram Trophy, Wellington Cup

5-Golf

Canada Cup, Eisenhower Trophy , Muthiah Gold Cup, Nomura Trophy, Paralamdi Trophy, President’s Trophy, Prince of Wales Cup, Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, Topolino Trophy, Walker Cup, Waterford Crystal Trophy.

6-Kabaddi

Federation Cup

7-Polo

Ezar Cup, Gold Cup, King’s Cup, President Cup, Prithi Singh Cup, Radha Mohan Cup, Winchester Cup.

8-Table Tennis

Asian Cup, Berna Bellack Cup, Corbillion Cup (women), Electra Gold Cup, Gasper-Giest Prize, Grand Prix, Jayalaxmi Cup (women), Kamala Ramanunjan Cup, Marcel Corbillon Cup, Pithapuram Cup (men), Swaythling Cup (men), Travancore Cup (women)

9-Tennis

Ambre Solaire Cup, A T&T Cup, ATP President’s Cup, Davis Cup, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Cup, Edgbaston Cup, Evert Cup, Federation Cup, Ghafar Cup, Grand Prix, Grand Slam Cup, Nations’ Cup, Wimbledon Trophy, World Cup, World Team Cup.

10-Wrestling

Bharat Kesari, Burdwan Shield, World Cup.

11-Yachting

America Cup

12-Snooker

North Wales Cup, Welsh Grand Prix.

13-Chess

Naidu Trophy, Khaitan Trophy, Limca Trophy, Linares City Trophy

14-Boxing

Aspy Adjahia Trophy, federation Cup, Val Ibaker Trophy

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Important List of Dams and Reservoirs in India: Check here

List of Dams and Reservoirs in India: Static General Knowledge plays crucial role in defence examination. Every year at least 2-3 questions are asked from this section in defence Exams. Candidates now, we have limited time left for AFCAT 2021 and static GK section is major part of the exam. In this article we are providing you the important list of dams and reservoir in India.

Important List of Dams and Reservoirs in India

Name of Dam
State
River
Dindi Reservoir
Telangana
Krishna River
Lower Manair Reservoir
Telangana
Manair River
Tatipudi Reservoir Project
Andhra Pradesh
Gosthani River
Gandipalem Reservoir
Andhra Pradesh
Manneru River
Himayat Sagar Reservoir
Telangana
Osman Sagar
Shriram Sagar Reservoir
Telangana
Godavari River
Gobind Sagar Reservoir
Himachal Pradesh
Sutlej River
Maharana Pratap Sagar Reservoir
Himachal Pradesh
Pong Dam Lake
Ghataprabha Reservoir
Karnataka
Ghataprabha River
Hemavathi Reservoir
Karnataka
Hemavati River
Tawa Reservoir
Madhya Pradesh
Tawa River
Balimela Reservoir
Odisha
Sileru River
Aliyar Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Aliyar River
Chittar Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Chittar River
Krishnagiri Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Thenpennai River
Manimuthar Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Tamirabarani River
Pechiparai Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Kodayar River
Shoolagiri Chinnar Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Chinnar River
Thunakadavu Reservoir
Tamil Nadu
Thunacadavu River

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List of National Parks in India: General Knowledge plays important role in every defence examination. AFCAT exam always have 2-3 questions from static GK. In this article, we have provided you the list of national parks in India, which are important for upcoming AFCAT and other defence examination. Below is the State-wise list of National Parks in India.

List of National Parks in India

State/Union Territory Name of the National Park
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Campbell Bay National Park
  • Galathea National Park
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (Wandur National Park)
  • Middle Button Island National Park
  • Mount Harriet National Park
  • North Button Island National Park
  • Rani Jhansi Marine National Park
  • Saddle Peak National Park
  • South Button Island National Park
Andhra Pradesh
  • Papikonda National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  • Sri Venkateswara National Park
Arunachal Pradesh
  • Namdapha National Park
  • Mouling National Park
Assam
  • Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Manas National Park
  • Nameri National Park
  • Orang National Park
Bihar
  • Valmiki National Park
  • Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary
  • Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary
Chhattisgarh
  • Indravati National Park
  • Kanger Ghati National Park (Kanger Valley)
  • Guru Ghasi Das (Sanjay) National Park
Goa
  • Bhagwan Mahavir (Mollem) National Park
Gujarat
  • Vansda National Park
  • Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar
  • Gir National Park
  • Gulf of Kachchh Marine National Park
Haryana
  • Kalesar National Park
  • Sultanpur National Park
Himachal Pradesh
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Pin Valley National Park
  • Inderkilla National Park
  • Khirganga National Park
  • Simbalbara National Park
Jammu and Kashmir
  • Dachigam National Park
  • Hemis National Park
  • Kishtwar National Park
  • Salim Ali National Park
Jharkhand
  • Betla National Park
  • Dimna National Park
  • Hazaribag National Park
Karnataka
  • Anshi National Park
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  • Bandipur National Park
  • Bannerghatta National Park
  • Kudremukh National Park
Kerala
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Mathikettan Shola National Park
  • Periyar National Park
  • Silent Valley National Park
  • Anamudi Shola National Park
  • Pambadum Shola National Park
Madhya Pradesh
  • Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Mandla Plant Fossil National Park
  • Kanha National Park
  • Madhav National Park
  • Panna National Park
  • Pench National Park
  • Sanjay National Park
  • Satpura National Park
  • Van Vihar National Park
Maharashtra
  • Chandoli National Park
  • Gugamal National Park
  • Navegaon National Park
  • Pench National Park
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park or Borivili National Park
  • Tadoba National Park
Manipur
  • Keibul Lamjao National Park
  • Sirohi National Park
Meghalaya
  • Balphakram National Park
  • Nokrek National Park
Mizoram
  • Murlen National Park
  • Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park
Nagaland
  • Ntangki National Park
Orissa
  • Bhitarkanika National Park
  • Nandankanan National Park
  • Simlipal National Park
Punjab
  • Harike Wetland
Rajasthan
  • Darrah National Park
  • Desert National Park
  • Keoladeo National Park
  • Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Sariska National Park
Sikkim
  • Khangchendzonga National Park
Tamil Nadu
  • Mudumalai National Park
  • Mukurthi National Park
  • Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) National Park
  • Guindy National Park
  • Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park
Tripura
  • Bison( Rajbari ) National Park
  • Clouded Leopard National Park
Uttar Pradesh
  • Dudhwa National Park
Uttarakhand
  • Gangotri National Park
  • Govind Pashu Vihar
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Nanda Devi National Park
  • Rajaji National Park
  • Valley of Flowers National Park
West Bengal
  • Gorumara National Park
  • Buxa National Park
  • Neora Valley National Park
  • Singalila National Park
  • Jaldapara National Park
  • Sundarbans National Park

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CDS 1 2021 Expected Cutoff: Get Details Here

CDS Previous Year Cutoff Analysis:  Combined Defence Services Exam cutoff is the minimum qualifying mark that candidates need to score to clear the written exam. UPSC releases the cutoff marks after the complete process of the UPSC CDS exam. The final UPSC CDS cutoff is calculated based on the marks of the last recommended candidate after final selection. The minimum qualifying marks in each subject are 20 marks, i.e. 20%., which keep varying as per the UPSC norms. On the basis of cutoff declared by UPSC, candidates are called for Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) respectively.

Factors Affecting CDS Cutoff

The CDS exam cut off marks are determined based on the following factors.

  • Number of vacancies
  • Total number of appeared candidates
  • The Difficulty level of the exam

Below, we have provided you the previous year cutoff of all Armed Forces Academies year wise.

CDS 1 2021 Expected Cutoff

CDS 1 2021 Cut Off Marks [Expected]

S.No Academy Expected Cut Off
1 OTA (Women) 90 – 100
2 OTA (Men) 90 – 100
3 IMA 130 – 140
4 INA 130 – 140
5 IAF 140 – 150

CDS Previous year Cutoff Analysis

Previous year cut-offs for IMA

CDS 2 2019 134
CDS 1 2019 116
CDS 2 2018 116
CDS 1 2018 118
CDS 2 2017 120
CDS 1 2017 125
CDS 2 2016 105
CDS 1 2016 72
Previous year cut-offs for INA
CDS 2 2019 122
CDS 1 2019 105
CDS 2 2018 102
CDS 1 2018 98
CDS 2 2017 111
CDS 1 2017 118
CDS 2 2016 90
CDS 1 2016 63
Previous year cut-offs for AFA
CDS 2 2019 148
CDS 1 2019 129
CDS 2 2018 131
CDS 1 2018 138
CDS 2 2017 135
CDS 1 2017 144
CDS 2 2016 135
CDS 1 2016 123

Previous year cut-offs for OTA

CDS 2 2019 95
CDS 1 2019 78
CDS 2 2018 80
CDS 1 2018 69
CDS 2 2017 86
CDS 1 2017 82
CDS 2 2016 72
CDS 1 2016 68

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Last Minutes Tips to Crack CDS 1 2021: Know Here

Last Minutes Tips for CDS 1 2021: Union Public Service Commission conducts CDS Exam twice a year for the recruitment of officers in the Indian Armed Forces. CDSe examination have total three paper namely English, General Knowledge, Mathematics. CDS is going to be conducted on 7th of February and knowing last minute tips to crack CDS 1 2021 is very important. Here we have provided you important last minutes tips to crack CDS 1 2021.

Last Minute tips for CDS 1 2021

  • Just revise the key points from each topic and do not overthink at the last moment and take stress.
  • Revise formulas of Mathematics and keep solving  mock tests to increase the accuracy.
  • Revise important topics of  Ancient History, Medieval History and Modern History, and solve mock tests.
  • Revise all static GK Part and Geography, Physical Geography, Indian Geography and World Geography.
  • Revise all current affairs related to National, International and Economic affairs, awards and honors and sport events and all defence related major happenings, military exercises.
  • Plan your journey to exam center well in organized manner and carry all important documents for the exam i.e Admit Card and Govt ID Card.
  • Reach the exam hall at least one hour before to avoid any rush as social distance would maintained while entering the exam premises.
  • While attempting questions, be very calm read the question  properly and have presence of mind while answering it.
  • Attempt those questions in which you have adequate knowledge. Don’t do guess work as negative marking is there in the exam and it will have negative impact on your marks.
  • Believe in your preparation, give your best.  Uniforms awaits you!!!

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