Pratiyogita Darpan
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Pratiyogita Darpan

Pratiyogita Darpan
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Founder(s)Shri Mahendra Jain
HeadquartersAgra, India

Pratiyogita Darpan (Hindi? ) is an Indian bi-lingual magazine on current affairs and general knowledge specially useful for civil service exams and similar competitive exams.[1]

History and profile

Pratiyogita Darpan was established by Shri Mahendra Jain in 1978.[2] Published by Upkar Prakashan based in Agra,[3] it is a widely read and popular magazine for exams and covers wide areas from current affairs, economy, geography, history, politics and constitution of India.[4] The magazine also has an online version, and is published in English and Hindi languages.

According to Indian Readership Survey (IRS), with an average issue readership (AIR) of 2.154 million, in 2011 Q2, it topped the list of career/ education magazines in India [5] it also had a total readership of 5 million, and was the 3rd largest magazine in India.[6]


  1. ^ "IRS 2010 Q1: Top magazines, except Pratiyogita Darpan, continue to lose readers". afaqs. 5 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Pratiyogita Darpan". Readwhere. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ Sankar, K. N. Murali (20 February 2008). "Books for competitive exams up for grabs". The Hindu. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ Ghatwai, Milind (28 September 2006). "MPPSC lifts questions off magazine". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "RS 2011 Q2: Outlook remains glum for career/ education magazines". exchange4media. 21 October 2011.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "IRS 2011, Q2: Tamil weeklies emerge as biggest losers in the last one year". afaqs. 10 October 2011.

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