Group 1 Model Question and Cinema Awards

Film Awards

National Film Award

  • It is the most prestigious film award ceremonies in India which was established in 1954 and was first awarded on 10th October 1954.
  • Since 1973, the Indian Directorate of Film Festivals directs the ceremony along with other major film events in India annually.
  • The awards are categorized in three sections; Feature Films, Non-Feature Films and Best Writing on Cinema. Each section having its individual aims, Feature Film and Non-Feature Film sections aim at encouraging the production of films of aesthetic and technical excellence and social relevance.
  • All the award winners are awarded with a Medallion, cash prize and a certificate of merit. The award ceremony is held in New Delhi, where the President of India presents the awards.

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General Knowledge Literary awards

Literary awards

Sahitya Akademi Award 
• This award is annually conferred on writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit in any of the major
Indian languages recognised by the Sahitya Akademi,New Delhi.
• The award was established in 1954. It comprises of a plaque (designed by the Indian film-maker Satyajit Ray)
and a cash prize of ` 100,000.
• The purpose of the award is to recognize and promote excellence in Indian writing and also acknowledge new
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TNPSC Group I Syllabus & Notes and Sports Awards

Sports Awards

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

  • It is India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports, given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
  • The award is named after the late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India.
  • It brings a medal, a scroll of honour and a cash prize of ` 750,000.
  • The award was instituted in the year 1991–92 to supply the lack of a supreme national accolade in the field of sports. The award is conferred for outstanding sporting performance, either by an individual or a team and includes all sporting disciplines in a given year.

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Peacetime Gallantry Awards

Peacetime Gallantry Awards

Ashoka Chakra

  • It is India’s highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valor, courageous action or self-sacrifice

away from the battlefield.

 

  • The award was formerly established on 4 January 1952 as the “Ashoka Chakra, Class I”.

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BASICS TO REMEMBER IN EXAMINATION HALL

In the examination centre, be attentive and your attentiveness starts with reading each and every instruction given in the front page of the question paper. Therefore, read each and every instruction before answering the questions.
♦♦ The two hours time to answer is just sufficient to answer all the questions.
♦♦ As soon as you get the question booklet and the answer-sheet, it is advisable to begin answering after fulfilling the initial formality of writing your name, roll number, etc. and then go on answering. (more…)

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Wartime Gallantry awards

Wartime Gallantry awards

Param Vir Chakra (PVC)
• The award is India’s highest military decoration awarded for the highest degree of valour or self-sacrifice in the
presence of the enemy.
• The award was instituted on 26th January 1950 by the President of India, with effect from 15th August 1947.
• The medal has been awarded 21 times, 14 of which were posthumous awards (20 are from the Indian Army and
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