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Important Acts For UPSC 2021 PDF Download

Important Acts For UPSC 2021 PDF Download

Important Acts For UPSC 2021: The polity section in UPSC is very important and hence plays a major role in getting a good rank in UPSC final list.

Hence in polity also there are must-read sections like Important acts they are must because every year at least one or more question are surely asked from this topic.

On this page you will find:

  1. Most important Acts and Bills
  2. the Best way to understand and read these acts.

Why Acts are Important for UPSC?

There are some obvious reasons for this they are:

  1. Direct questions come from these topics
  2. You will understand why and how behind many governments’ actions or decisions.
  3. Many times newspapers and gist are not completely covered in different sources hence we need the proper source to understand the basic things.

Being a UPSC aspirant, you should be knowing what is happening around you and in the correct context and rightful information. You must know the most important acts, the pros and cons of different legislations, and to what and how they are going to affect the people of this country, etc.

So, to clear the toughest you have to be bravest and stay ahead of all aspirants, hence a multidimensional approach is necessary to clear the UPSC Exam.

So, We have taken some efforts to reduce your tension about different acts and policies in India. Also, we have provided some short tricks so that you can memorize them well and never forget them during the exam.

Also Read: Indian History Timeline 1857-1947

The following table will help you understand the Acts, bills, and amendments that shaped India.

Acts for UPSC [History/Freedom Struggle]

Regulating Act, 1773Amending Act of 1781
Pitt’s India Act, 1784Charter Act, 1793
Charter Act, 1813Charter Act, 1833
Charter Act, 1853Government of India Act, 1858
Indian Councils Act, 1861Indian Councils Act, 1892
Indian Councils Act, 1909 (Morley-Minto reforms)Criminal Tribes Act, 1871
Government of India Act, 1919Government of India Act, 1935
Ilbert BillDefence of India Act, 1915
Rowlatt ActIndian Independence Act, 1947

Acts for UPSC [Polity and Governance]

Representation of People Act, 1951Right to Education Act (RTE)
Right to Information Act (RTI)Roshni Act [Jammu & Kashmir]
Official Secrets Act, 1923Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897
44th Amendment Act42nd Amendment Act
Disaster Management Act, 2005Road Safety and Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill, 2019
Drug Price Control Order, 2013National Medical Commission Bill, 2019
Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation Amendment Bill, 2015MGNREGA
Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019Information Technology Act, 2000
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS Act)73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992 – Panchayati Raj
Government of NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991
102nd Amendment ActPrevention of Corruption Act, 1988

Acts for UPSC [Environment & Ecology]

Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 CAMPA LawNational Water Framework Bill, 2016
Forest Rights ActBiological Diversity Act, 2002
Environment (Protection) Act, 1986Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act of 1981
Forest Conservation Act, 1980Wildlife Protection Act, 1972

Acts for UPSC [Business/Economy/Labour]

Major Port Authorities Act, 2021Code on Social Security, 2020
Consumer Protection Act, 2019Indian Companies Act
Competition Act, 2002Fiscal Responsibility & Budget Management (FRBM) Act
SARFAESI Act  Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), 2016FERA and FEMA
Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA)Industrial Disputes Act, 1947  Labour Codes
Prevention of Money Laundering Act Occupational SafetyHealth and Working Conditions Code 2020
Code on Wages Bill, 2019Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018
Inland Vessels Bill, 2021Indian Patents Act

Acts for UPSC [Women & Children/Marginalised Groups]

Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) ActPOCSO Act
Juvenile Justice ActHindu Widow Remarriage Act, 1856
Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act
2019 [Triple Talaq Act]Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018
Indecent Representation of Women Act (IRW), 1986Surrogacy Regulation Bill
Sexual Harassment of Women LawsMedical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2021
Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act (ITPA)

Acts for UPSC [Internal Security/Terrorism]

National Security Act, 1980

Acts for UPSC [Agriculture/Food]

National Food Security Act, 2013Farm Laws, 2020

Acts for UPSC [Science and Technology]

DNA Technology Bill

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