GK: Who brought ‘Exam’ first in the world, when was it first time in India?

Exams are such a thing, which we keep giving from childhood till we grow up. It starts from school days itself, which continues till college. Many children take part in competitive exams even after college. In such Exam There is something that remains a major part of our life from childhood till growing up. Actually, the exam is conducted so that it can be checked that how much knowledge we have about a subject. However, students all over the world also believe that they get stressed due to exams.

Actually, students say that they get stressed because of exams, because there is pressure on them to perform well. In such a situation, the question arises that how the exam started after all. Who invented exam? What was the exam like in ancient India? Usually such questions are asked in many government exams as well. In such a situation, let us know some questions of general knowledge related to the exam.

Question 1: Who invented exam?

answer: American Philanthropist and businessman Henry Fishel came up with the idea of ​​examination in the 19th century. He prepared a test, through which the knowledge of the students on a general topic was to be tested.

Question 2: What was the IAS called during the British period?

answer: After the revolt of 1857, the power of the East India Company came to an end and all the powers came in the hands of the British Raj. After this the administrative service came to be known as the Indian Civil Service.

Question 3: How were exams conducted in ancient India?

answer: There was no such concept as exam in ancient India. Every Guru used to perform Samvartan after each stage of learning in front of a large number of fellow Gurus and the general audience, that is, they were given farewell by preaching from the Gurukul to do good in the future.

Question 4: When were the administrative exams conducted for the first time?

answer: For the first time, the administrative examinations were conducted on 14 December 1958. The teachers went from Cambridge to different parts of England via train to get the exam done.

Question 5: When was the first exam held in India?

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answer: The exam was conducted for the first time in India in 1853. This exam was held to select civil servants. At the same time, Kautilya Arthashastra was written by either Chanakya or Vishnugupta in the Maurya period in 313 BC. Kautilya Arthashastra is the first known book, which made rules for recruitment of public servants. However, there is controversy regarding the author of this book.

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