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General Knowledge section in any competitive exam; be it Banking, Insurance, SSC, Railways etc.  Besides GK will also be asked in Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) Superintendent, Junior Superintendent, Food Corporation of India (FCI), NTPC- 2019 or Central/ State Government exams. Most importantly GK consists of various types of questions. Questions on important Days/dates or events form a major part of this section. We are familiar with some of these Important Days/ Dates like Independence Day, Republic Day etc.
Moreover, Important Days/ Dates are easy to learn and memorise. In the exam, they are generally asked with the theme on which a particular day was observed in the current year.
Therefore, here we are giving a month-wise list of important days and events.


Date Event Theme
January 4 World Braille Day  
January 9 Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas/ NRI Day Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India.
January 10 World Hindi Day
January 12 National Youth Day Channelizing Youth Power for Nation Building
January 15 Indian Army Day
January 24 National Girl Child Day
January 25 National Voters Day
January 26 International Customs Day
January 26 70th Republic Day
January 27 International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust
January 27 World Leprosy Day
January 30 National Martyr’s Day


Date Event Theme
February 1 Indian Coast Guard Day  
February 2 World Wetlands Day Wetlands and Climate Change
February 2 – February 10 Kala Ghoda Arts Festival  
February 4 World Cancer Day I am and I will
February 6 International Day of Zero Tolerance to female genital mutilation  
February 10 National Deworming Day  
February 10 World Pulses Day  
February 12 Darwin Day  
February 12 National Productivity Day


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February 13 World Radio Day Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace
February 20 World Day of Social Justice If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice
February 21 International Mother Language Day Indigenous languages matter for development, peacebuilding and reconciliation
February 22 World Scout Day  
February 24 Central Excise Day  
February 27 World NGO Day  
February 28 National Science Day Science for the People and the People for Science


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