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Top 10 Competitive Exam Preparation Magazines in India

by Jaya Pathak

Top 10 Competitive Exam Preparation Magazines in India

In order to excel in the competitive examination, candidates search for the magazines that assist them in their journey to succeed. There are certainly some best magazines that contains the editorial from experienced journalist or columnist.

Magazines are available in both Hindi as well as English, therefore eliminating the ‘language barrier’ from the path of success. Though the journey of preparation is not easy, henceforth it is very important to choose the ‘right’ study source as you can not rely on every information provided in other sources.

There are plenty of magazines available in the market. It becomes quite confusing for the students to choose the appropriate one. Keeping this in view, in this blog we shall discuss about the top 10 magazines that you can consider in your preparation journey.

Here we are sharing the top 10 magazines in India that you can read to prepare for the competitive exams:-

01. Pratiyogita Darpan:-

Pratiyogita Darpan

The name appears quite familiar to those candidates who are preparing for any competitive exams. It is a bilingual magazine that is available in both hindi as well as English. It has been one of the best magazines for the competitive examination purpose. It contains the detailed description of the material related to history, polity, economics, geography, general language and current affairs.

02. Chronicle:-


It is another famous magazine especially famous among the Civil Service aspirants. It is designed as per as its readers. It has been proved to be quite effective in terms of the information it circulates. It is a monthly magazine that contains the detailed description of topics that encompasses the wide range of history, polity, economics, geography, current affairs and general knowledge.

03. Competition Success Review:

Competition Success Review

It is one the trusted and popular magazine among the civil service aspirants. Many successful candidates have recommended to study from this magazine. It contains a very detailed description of the affairs related to general knowledge, which is one of the reasons that makes it a famous magazine among the aspirants. The magazine claimed itself ‘India’s largest magazine’ in this domain. The magazine also gives tips for the interviews, mock tests, solved papers etc

04. Yojana:


It is again a very famous name among those candidates who are preparing for any competitive examination. It is the best magazine for the job interviews as it gives a detailed analysis on the socio-political activities of the nation. It is a monthly magazine published by the Government of India and the ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

It also contains the topics related to current affairs and general knowledge. The magazine is available in 13 languages including Hindi, English, Punjabi, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujrati, Tamil, Telegu, Assamese, Kannada, Odiya and Malayalam.

05. Samanya Gyan Darpan:

Samanya Gyan Darpan

This magazine is the best for those candidates who are preparing for any government exams in Hindi medium. The content of the magazine comprises of general knowledge and economy. It also shares the same source publication that Pratiyogita Darpan magazine does.

06. The Economic Times:

The Economic Times

Here is another famous magazine among the students preparing for any competitive examination. Like its name suggests, it contains the issues related to economics and also deals with the problems and tries to give solutions partially or completely. The magazine also comprises of some articles that helps in the preparation journey of the candidates.

07. Kurukshetra:-


It is a monthly magazine that is published by the government of India. It tells the readers about the government schemes by presenting data and analysis on them. It is one of the best current affairs magazines as it presents the views on the recently launched government schemes or initiatives. The magazine deals with the topics that is proved to be quite beneficial for group discussions, essay writing and many more.

08. Civil Services Times:

Civil Services Times:

This is again a very profound magazine among the civil service aspirants. It can also be used for other competitive exams as well. It gives an analytical view on the topics related to national issues along with the solution.

If you are searching for a magazine that will give you in depth analysis of certain topic, just go for the magazine. It’s news and contents are from the reliable sources like PIB and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. You can take help of this magazine for your mains examination and the interview as well.

09. Competition Science Vision:-

Competition Science Vision

It is a monthly magazine that is published by the Pratiyogita Darpan group. It is especially designed for those candidates who wants to pursue their career in the field of science. Undoubtly, it is the best science magazine that is suitable for medical entrance preparation.

The magazine contains the topics of science and tech, general knowledge, toppers interviews, quiz, reasoning related question. Additionally, it contains the study materials related to physics, chemistry, botany and zoology along with model papers.

10. Exam Bazaar Monthly Current Affairs pdfs:-

Exam Bazaar Monthly Current Affairs pdfs

It is an e-magazine which can be accessed weekly as well monthly. It contains the description by dividing the information into different categories such as national, international, sports etc. The magazine is designed in such a way that it benefits the candidates preparing for UPSC, CLAT, SSC and other government examination. It is available at a very reasonable price.

These are the top 10 magazines that you might consider if you are preparing for any competitive exams. Generally, in all the competitive exams, General Knowledge, General Science and current affairs is asked. Therefore, you can go through these magazines.

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