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syllabus & sample question papers

IOGK

The detailed Syllabus is provided here.

Summarized Syllabus

The examination is being conducted for all classes from I to XII with the following details. 

  • For classes 1-10: There will be 30 questions and the time duration will be of 60 Minutes.*
  • For classes 11-12: There will be 40 questions and the time duration will be of 40 - 60 Minutes.*

The details of the manner in which the test is to be conducted will be sent with the question papers. The questions will be objective type in nature with multiple choice answers. There will be no negative marking. For classes 6th to 12th OMR Answer sheets will be provided in which answer will be marked by the students. For classes 1st to 5th, question paper cum answer sheet shall be returned to the Society with the answers marked by the students. The students of classes 6th to 12th are allowed to retain their question papers, whereas the answer sheets shall be returned to the Foundation for assessment and marking.

CLASSWISE TOPIC DETAILS
Class I

TOPICS

  • Unit I | Our Surroundings | Our Dresses | Family and Relations | Domestic Animals | Wild Animals | Our Country
  • Unit II | Vegetables | Fruits | Flowers | Festivals | Indian Dances
  • Unit III | Indian Personalities, Festivals and Places of Worship | Water Animals | Our Helpers | Our Sense Organs
  • Unit IV | Parts of Body |Indian Players |Means of Transport |Buildings and Monuments | Indoor and Outdoor Games
  • Unit V | Our Leaders | Mixed Question & Answer | Cities & Rivers | Important Days | Tourist Places
Class II

TOPICS

  • Unit I | Our Surroundings | Parts of Plants | Use of Plants | Our Body | Home of Animals
  • Unit II | Sound of Animals | Sports | My Country | Insects | Common Birds
  • Unit III | Games | People of the World | Dresses of India | Seasons | Personalities (India & World)
  • Unit IV | Important Day | Books and Authors |The Universe | Food of Animals | National, Religious and Family Festivals
  • Unit V | Abbreviations | Film Industries| Sports- Players |People and Their, Profession | Current Affairs
Class III

TOPICS

  • Unit I | Our Neighboring Countries | Great Moments | Different Games | Religious Places in India | Music and Dance
  • Unit II | Sports | Continents and Oceans | Indian Personalities | About Insects | Books and Authors
  • Uni t III | Historical Buildings and Monuments | People and Places |Great Personality of India | Sports | Famous-Places of the World
  • Unit IV | Places in India | Means of Livelihood | Our Solar System | Abbreviations | National Symbols
  • Unit V | Tallest, Biggest, Greatest | Inventions | Flags of Various Countries | Great Women of India | Current Affairs
Class IV

TOPICS

  • Unit I | States and its Capitals | Country and its Capital | Our Neighboring Countries | Great Monuments | Different Types of Sports and Major Sporting Events | Inventions & Inventors Unit II | Religious Places in India | Types of Dances | Inside our Body | Continents and Oceans | Actors and Actresses
  • Unit III | Famous Authors and their Books| Indian Monuments | Places and People of India, Great Personality of India| Sports
  • Uni t IV |The Animal Family | Famous Site of the World | Different Types of Professions
  • Uni t V | Famous Sports and Sports Person | Our Universe | Abbreviations | Religion | Current Affairs
Class V

TOPICS

  • Unit I | State and its Capital | Country and its Capital | Persons Associated with Sports | Religious Place and its Importance | Rivers, Cities and Countries | Famous Buildings of the World
  • Unit II | Countries and its Capitals | Flag of Various Countries | Major Inventions and Discoveries | Major Mountain Chains of the World | Famous Authors | Religions of the World
  • Unit III | Inventors | Women in Cinema | Dams and Waterways | Major Sporting Events
  • Unit IV | Hill Stations | First in India and World | Books and Authors | Famous Personalities of the World | Longest in India
  • Uni t V | Airports and Airlines | Deserts and Plateaus of the World | Famous Institutions |Sanctuaries and Parks | Abbreviation
Class VI

TOPICS

  • Unit I | Features of India | Books and Authors | India and its History | Art and Artist | First in India | Freedom, Struggle
  • Unit II | Awards and Honors | Freedom Fighters of India | Important Dates | Around the World | Biggest in the World
  • Unit III | Places of the World | Abbreviations | U.N.O & Its Agencies | First in Space | Largest, Longest, Highest
  • Unit IV | Our Constitution | Indian Railways & Airways | National Symbols | Nation, Currency, Flag |Historical Buildings and Monuments in India
  • Unit V | Major Rivers of the World | Highest Honours of Various, Countries | Discoveries and Inventions | National Award | Current Affair
Class VII

TOPICS

  • Unit I | Dates and Events (World) | Books & Authors | Indian Politics | Abbreviation
  • Unit II | First in India | NickName | My Country | Important Books | Important Places of India
  • Unit III| Festival of India | Indian Personalities | First in India | Important Dates in History | Important Years & Dates | Freedom Struggle
  • Unit IV | Film |Invention & Discoveries | Sports- Terms & Measurement | Our Universe
  • Unit V | Parliament & State Assemblies | Slogans | Old and New names | Our Constitution | Current Affairs
Class VIII

TOPICS

  • Unit I | Solar System | Important Dates | Abbreviations | Inventions & Discoveries
  • Unit II | U.N.O | NAM |SAARS | Major Ports of India/Hill Station | Foreign Policy of India Unit III | Books and Authors | National Parks and Game Sanctuaries | Major Airports of India | Cities and Rivers | Atomic Research Centers in India
  • Unit IV |Indian Constitution | Dates and Events | Battles and Wars | World War I & II | Buddhism and Jainism
  • Unit V |National Flag |National Animal, Bird, Flower, Symbols | India & its Neighboring Countries | Parliament | Current Affairs
Class IX

TOPICS

  • Unit I | Constitution/ Fundamental Rights | Democracy | Parliament | Judiciary in India & World | Election in India
  • Unit II | French Revolution | Russian Revolution | Rise of Hitler |The Story of Cricket | UNO and its Agencies
  • Unit III | Famous Sites/ Major Ports of India | Towns and Places | National Parks | Important Rivers | Names of Parliament
  • Unit IV | Currencies | Inventions and Discoveries | U.N.O and its Agencies | SAARC |National & International Awards
  • Unit V | Sectors of Indian Economy | National Freedom Movement | Multi Purpose River- Valley Project | Money and Banking | Current Affairs | Major Stock Exchanges of the World
Class X

TOPICS

  • Unit I | Democracy | Economic Development/Planning | Globalization | Money & Credit | Consumer Awareness |Major Stock Exchanges of the World
  • Unit II | Constitution | President/ Vice President/ Parliament | National Freedom Movement | Human Right | Public Service Commission
  • Unit III | U.N.O & its Agencies | Indian Town Associated with Industries | Important Day and Year |Human Diet, Vitamins, Balance Diet | Awards and Honors
  • Unit IV | Sports | Science | History & Geography | India’s Relation with its Neighboring Countries | Medical Equipments
  • Unit V | National Highways | First in India & World| Railways & Banking | Five Year Planning & Economic Policy | Current Affairs
Class Xi

TOPICS

Class Xii

TOPICS

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