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The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual 2017

Currently in its 15th edition, The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual has been a best seller for more than a decade, encapsulating contemporary information across various domains and presenting abundant material that reflect current trend in competitive examinations. The book compiles chapters on Geography, History, Indian Economy, International organizations, Science, Computer, and Current Affairs at the national and international levels. In addition, there are sections that help in understanding key developments around the world. It is designed to be an ideal companion for students who wish to brush up their general knowledge, as also for those who intend to sail through competitive examinations.

  • AuthorsSHOWICK THORPE :: EDGAR THORPE
  • ISBN9789332575196
  • ImprintPearson Education
  • Pages688
  • BindingPaperback
  • List PriceRs. 250.00

Salient Features

1. Includes 1100+ Previous Years' Questions from key examinations like UPSC, State PSC, Banking Examinations, SSC, LIC, NDA, etc.
2. Provides 4000+ practice questions arranged in a topic-wise manner for effective revision
3. Sections on National & International Events and Indian economy have been thoroughly updated
4. Facts-based approach with features like 'Quick Facts', 'Key Terms', 'Concept Links' have been included for faster preparation.
5. Based on current-trends in the general knowledge questions set by UPSC, SSC, Banking Services, Railway Recruitment Boards, LIC, NDA etc.

Content List of Book


  • Geography of India
  • India at a Glance
  • Constitution of India
  • Indian Economy
  • National Insignia and other India Miscellanea
  • Physical and World Geography
  • Glimpses of World History
  • International Organizations
  • Everyday Science
  • Computers
  • Basic General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Bonus Chapter: Banking


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