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GS (Prelims) Test Series (Batch: 7th Sep., 2019)

GENERAL STUDIES (Prelims)
– TEST-SERIES-2020 

Course Fee: Online (Rs.7500) | Classroom (Rs.9500) | Postal (Rs.11000) (GST included)

26 TESTS (11 Sectionwise Test + 3 Revisions + 2 Current Affairs + 10 Full Mock Tests with CSAT)

General Studies – Test Schedule   Batch: 7th September

Test No. Date/Day Sections Covered Topics Covered Suggested Books
Test 1 7th Sep 2019
(Saturday)
(Batch 1 & 2 only)
Art & Culture + Ancient India + Medieval India + Current Affairs News Art & Culture
=> Questions will be asked from Ancient time to Modern Era
Ancient India:

Prehistoric Times
Harappan/Indus Valley Civilization
Vedic Age
Mahajanapadas
Religious Reforms
Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan
Guptas & Post Guptas/Vardhana
Sangam Age
Ancient Art & Culture
Medieval India:

Early Medieval Period
– North India (Rajput Period)
– South India (Cholas & Others)

Sultanate Period
– The Delhi Sultanate
– Vijayanagar & other Kingdoms

Religious Movements
– Bhakti Movement
– Sufi Movement

Mughal Period
Maratha State and Maratha Confederacy
Medieval Art and Culture
Current Affairs’ News:

Art and Culture
(1) NCERT (Class 6 to 12)
(2) CCRT
(3) NIOS
(4) News of Ministry of Culture
(5) Current News (News Paper PIB, etc.)
(6) Elite IAS Class Matter.
(7) Archaelogocial Survey of India website
Ancient India
(1) NCERT (Class 6 to 12) (Old & New)
(2) Archaelogical Survey of India website.

Current Affairs
• PIB
• National Newspaper
• Yojna & Kurukshetra
• Reports (National
• & International)
• Elite Current Affairs Magazine
• India Yearbook 2019
• Manorama Yearbook.

Test 2 21 Sep 2019 (Saturday) (Batch – 1 & 2 only) Modern India (1757 to 1884) + Current Affairs News Modern India
India in the late Eighteenth Century
The advent of the Europeans and British conquest of India
The British Administrative Structure, Reform, Impact and Organization of Government of India
Social – Religious Movements in 19th – 20th centuries
Freedom Struggle

The Revolt of 1857 and change after 1857

Modern India
NCERT (Old & New) – 6 to 12
History of Modern India- Bipan Chandra
Current Affairs

PIB
National Newspapers
Yojna & Kurukshetra
Reports (National & Internationals)
Elite Current Affairs Magazine
India Yearbook 2019
Manorama Year book

Test 3 6th Oct 2019 (Sunday) (Batch 1 & 2 only) Indian Constitution & Political System
(Part I) + Current Affairs
Indian Constitution & Political System:
The Union & its Territory, Citizenship
Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties
Indian Constitution & Political System

(1) NCERT (Old) – 11 & 12
(2) Constitution of India- M Laxmikant
(3) Bare Act
(4) Current News (Newspaper, PIB, Ministry website … etc.)
Current Affairs

PIB
National Newspaper
Yojna & Kurukshetra
Reports (National & International)
Elite Current Affairs Magazine
India Yearbook 2019
Monorama Yearbook

Test 4 20th Oct, 2019
(Sunday)
(Batch 1 & 2 only)
Indian Constitution & Political System
(Part II)
+
Current Affairs News
Indian Constitution & Political System
Central Government: President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Central Council of Minister, Parliament
State Government: Governor, Chief Minister, State Council of Minister, State Legislature
Emergency Provision, Amendment of Constitution
Election & Political Parties: Problems and Processes
Local Self Government: Panchayati Raj
Urban Local Government
Judiciary: Supreme Court, High Court, District Court
Constitutional and Non-constitutional Bodies
Governance in India:

Governance:
Good Governance, e-Governance
Transparency & Accountability:
RTI, Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption
Empowerment:
Civil Society, People Participation
Reforms: Police Reforms, Administrative Reforms, Judicial Reforms, Political Reforms etc.
Social Audit
Public Policy: Making, Implementation, Evaluation and monitoring
Strengthening Leadership in Government Organization, Public Sector Management
Public-private partnerships (PPP)
Rights and Issues

India 2019

Indian Constitution & Political System

(1) NCERT (Old) – 11 & 12
(2) Constitution of India- M Laxmikant

(3) Bare Act

(4) Current News (Newspaper, PIB, etc.)

Current Affairs

PIB
National Newspaper
Yojna & Kurukshetra
Reports (National & International)
Elite Current Affairs Magazine
India Yearbook 2019
Manorama Yearbook

Test 5 2th Nov, 2019
(Saturday)
(Batch 1 & 2 only)
General Science
+
Current Affairs New + Revision
Physics
Mechanics
Heat
Sound
Optics
Electricity
Modern Physics

+ Applied Science and Modern Day Technology/Latest Research

Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Bio-Chemistry

+ Applied Science and Modern Day Technology/Latest Research

General Studies

(1) NCERT (8, 9, & 10)(2) Science and Tech- Spectrum
(3) Science Reporter magazine

(4) Current News (Newspaper, PIB etc.)

Current Affairs News

PIB
National Newspaper
Yojna & Kurukshetra
Reports (National & International)
Elite Current Magazine
India Yearbook
Manorama Yearbook
India 2019

Test 6 16th Nov, 2019
(Saturday)
(Batch 1 & 2)
Indian Geography
+
Current Affairs News
Indian Geography
Introduction: Location, Area and Boundaries
Structure and Physiography
Drainage System
Climate
Soils
Natural Vegetation, Plant and Animal Life
Land Resources and Agriculture
Mineral and Energy Resources
Population, Migration, Settlements, Human Development
Manufacturing Industries
Transport and Communication
Current Affairs’ News:
India 2019 (Chapters 18, 23, 24 and 25
Indian Geography

(1) NCERT (6 to 12)
(2) Atlas
(3) Spectrum
(4) Indian and World Geography- Mazid Hussain
Current Affairs

PIB
National Newspaper
Yojna & Kurukshetra
Reports (National & International)
Elite Current Affairs Magazine
India Yearbook
Monorama Yearbook

Test 7 1st Dec, 2019
(Sunday)
(Batch 1 & 2)
Physical Geography
+
World Geography +
Economy Geography
Physical Geography
The Earth: Solar System, Latitude & Longitude, Motions
The Atmosphere: Structure, Weather & Climate, Solar Radiation, Heat Balance & Temperature, Pressure & Wind, Water in the Atmosphere
The Hydrosphere: Ocean water and their circulation
The Lithosphere: Inside the Earth, Land Form, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Erosion, Soil
World: Rivers and Lakes, Mountain and Peaks, Plateaus
Natural Hazards and Disasters
Continents (Land, Climate, Resources etc): Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe and Australia
Economic Geography (World):

Agriculture, Industry, Mineral, Infrastructure, Forestry, Power, Industrial Product and Leading Producer, Major product of various natural region, Important boundary line, Important cities etc.
Human Geography:

Indian Constitution & Political System

(1) NCERT (Old) – 11 & 12
(2) Constitution of India- M Laxmikant
(3) Bare Act
(4) Current News (Newspaper, PIB, Ministry website … etc.)
Current Affairs

PIB
National Newspaper
Yojna & Kurukshetra
Reports (National & International)
Elite Current Affairs Magazine
India Yearbook 2019
Monorama Yearbook

Test 8 15th Dec 2019
(Sunday)
(Batch 1 & 2)
Environment & Ecology
+
Current Affairs News
Ecology & Environment
Basic Concepts and Components of the Environment
Understanding of the Environment and Ecology
Natural Resource conservation
– Forest Conservation
– Wildlife Conservation
Biodiversity
Environmental Problems
– Water and Air Pollution
– Acid Rain
– Soil Degradation
Environmental Problems
– Ozone Depletion
– Global Warming
– Climate Change
– Hazardous Waste
– Oil Spills etc.
Environmental Monitoring and Environment Impact Assessment
Energy Crisis and Non conventional source
Environment Education and Environment Law
India 2019 (Chapters : 28, 29 and 30)
Ecology & Environment
Ecology & Environment (Oxford University Press)
NCERT
Current News (Newspaper, Reports etc.)
Down to earth magazine
Current Affairs

PIB
National Newspaper
Yojna & Kurukshetra
Reports (National & International)
Elite Current Magazine
India Yearbook
Manorama Yearbook.
India 2019

Test 9 28th Dec, 2019
(Sunday) (Batch 1 & 2)
Indian Economy:
Social development
(Part – I)
+
Budget 2019 + Economy Survey 2018
Current Affairs
Indian Economy (I) Economic & Social Development
Understanding Economics:
National Income, Economic Growth and Development
Fiscal Development & Public Finance
Prices & Monetary Management & Banking
Financial Intermediation & Markets
BOP & International Trade
FDI
Various International Organisations
Foreign Investments & Debts
Social Development

Human Capital Development
Poverty & Unemployment
Employment & Social Security Programmes
Poverty: Various aspects
Demography

India: Population
India: Urbanisation
World: Population & Urbanisation
Interim Budget 2019
India: Chapter – 5, 6, 9

Indian Economy
Indian Economy- Ramesh Singh
Indian Economy – Lal and Lal
Current News (Newspaper, PIB, etc.)
Economy Survey & Budget
Test 10 11th Jan 2020
(Saturday)
(Batch 1 & 2)
Indian Economy : Social development
(Part – II)
Indian Economy (II)
Agriculture
Industry
Services
Energy, Infrastructure and Communication
Foreign Trade Relations
India and IMF, WTO, WIPO
India and International Institution
+ Budget
Indian Economy
Indian Economy- Ramesh Singh
Indian Economy & Lal and Lal
Current News (Newspaper, PIB
Test 11 26th May, 2020
(Sunday)
General Studies Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 12 8th Feb, 2020
(Saturday)
CSAT Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 13 23rd Feb, 2020
(Sunday)
CSAT Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 14 8th March, 2020
(Sunday)
CSAT Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 15 15th March, 2020
(Sunday)
Budget 2020 + India Year Book 2020 + General Studies Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 16 22nd March 2020
(Sunday)
S&T + History + General Studies Full Syllabus Do
Test 17 29th March, 2020
(Sunday)
CSAT Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 18 5th April, 2020
(Sunday)
Govt Schemes + CA+Social Issue + Bodies + General Studies Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 19 12th April, 2020
(Sunday)
CSAT Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 20 17th March, 2020
(Friday)
General Studies Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 21 22nd April, 2020
(Wednesday)
CSAT Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 22 27th April, 2020
(Monday)
General Studies Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 23 2nd May, 2020
(Saturday)
CSAT Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 24 7th May, 2020
(Thursday)
General Studies Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 25 12th March, 2020
(Tuesday)
CSAT Full Syllabus — Do —
Test 26 17th May, 2020
(Sunday)
General Studies Full Syllabus — Do —

Note :
– Total Tests No. 26
– You can postpone the test but not prepone.


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