UPSC IAS 2020: Important Topics of Current Affairs highly expected for Prelims exam

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UPSC IAS Important Topics 2020: Check Important Current Affairs topics for UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2020 that can be expected in the IAS Prelims 2020 examination. Check here the complete list of topics that need your attention to crack the IAS examination.

Important topics for UPSC IAS Prelims 2020: The Union Public Service Commission will conduct the UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 exam on 31st May 2020. Candidates who have applied for the UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2020 will be required to sit for the IAS Prelims exam.

It is the right time for the candidates to work on the most important Current Affairs topic to ace the IAS Prelims Exam 2020. Here we have prepared a crisp and useful list of current affairs topics. If you cover the listed topics, it is certain that you will get hold of the latest happenings and developments.

Current Affairs forms the major part of the IAS Prelims General Studies (I) paper. As per the UPSC IAS Previous Years Paper 2019, the difficulty level of the Current Affairs questions asked in the exam was ‘Moderate to Difficult’ level. It is highly expected that the same trend will be seen in UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 exam.

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Generally, most of the questions asked in the UPSC IAS exam are related to the current issues and events that have occurred in the recent past. Considering this, we have listed some important Current Affairs topics that will be useful during the preparation of the UPSC IAS Prelims as well as Mains Exam. Have a look:

Current Affairs Topics for IAS Prelims & Mains 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Citizen Amendment Act
National Register of Citizens (NRC)
Article 370 
Environmental conventions
New acts passed by Parliament
Triple Talaq Bill
Issues concerning Elections in India
India & Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
Interstate water disputes
Artificial Intelligence
Impact of Social Media
Increasing Heat Waves
Swachh Bharat Mission
Ease of Doing Business
International Criminal Court
US & China Trade war
Data Protection – Technology and Privacy
#MeToo Movement in India
India’s air pollution
Supreme Court Judgements
Reconstitution of Cabinet Sub-committees
Decriminalisation of Politics
Iran nuclear deal
Ayushman Bharat – PMJAY Scheme
Draft Model Contract Farming Act 2018
Environment Performance Index
Women Safety
Cyber Security
Election funding
Cryptocurrency
Rural Women Empowerment
Jobless growth in India
Extreme Weather and Health Hazards
Police Reforms in India
India’s growing underwater capability
Malimath Committee report
Current & future prospect of Indian economy
Digital Economy
Kashmir unrest & dispute
US withdrawals from various International alliances
Parliamentary disruptions
Uniform civil code
Privatisation of certain Healthcare Services
Marital rape
The merger of PSU banks
Privatisation of Air India
Capital Punishment/death sentence
Politics and Economics of farm loan waiver
National Medical Commission Bill
Barring MPs from practising law
Controversy over changing the Constitution
Section 377: Constitutionality Vs Morality
Data Localisation
Crisis in the sugar sector
National Policy on Biofuels
Live streaming of SC proceedings
Doubling the Farmer’s income
Mob lynching
RTI amendments
Minimum Support Price
Non Performing Assets
Lokpal
Power & Role of RBI