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GS (Prelims) Test Series (Batch: 20 January, 2018)

GENERAL STUDIES (Prelims)
– TEST-SERIES-2018 

Course Fee: Rs.7,400/- (Inclusive all Taxes)
18 TESTS (12 Sectionwise Test + 2 Revision + 4 Full Length Test)

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General Studies – Test Schedule   Batch: 20 Jan.

Test No. Date of Test Sections Covered Topics Covered
Test 1 20 Jan., 2018
Sat.
Modern India 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
– Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905)

  • Freedom Struggle: Extremist Phase (1905 – 17)

– Reason for the emergence of Extremist & Leaders
– The Partition of Bengal
– Montey-Minto Reform
– Swadeshi Movement, Home Rule Movement etc.

  • Freedom Struggle: The Gandhian Era (1917 – 47)

– Gandhi – Advent and Achievement
– Rowllat Act, Jalianwala Bagh Massacre and Khilaphat Movement
– Non-Cooperation, Civil Disobedience and Quit India Movement
– British Response and Negotiations
– INA and Subhash Chandra Bose

  • Miscellaneous: Reforms/Acts/Committee, Congress Session, Governor-General, Viceroys etc.

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 2 03 Feb., 2018
Sat.
Indian Geography 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 & General Awareness

Test 3 17 Feb., 2018
Sat.
Indian Constitution & Political System Indian Constitution & Political System: 

  • The Union & its Territory, Citizenship
  • Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties
  • 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 Government: Panchayati Raj, Local Urban Government
  • Judiciary: Supreme Court, High Court, District Court
  • Constitutional and Non-constitutional Bodies

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 4 24 Feb., 2018
Wed.
Governance in India Governance in India: 

  • Governance:

– Good Governance, e-Governance
– Local Governance: Panchayat Raj, Urban Governance

  • Transparency & Accountability:

– RTI, Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption

  • Empowerment:

– Civil Society, People Participation
– Reform: Police Reform, Administrative Reform, Judicial Reform, Political Reform etc.

  • Social Audit
  • Public Policy: Making, Implementation, Evaluation and monitoring
  • Strengthening Leadership in Government Organization, Public Sector Management
  • Public-private partnerships (PPP)
  • Rights Issues

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 5 10 March, 2018
Sat.
REVISION

Modern India

Indian Geography

Indian Constitution & Political System

Governance in India

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
– Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905)

  • Freedom Struggle: Extremist Phase (1905 – 17)

– Reason for the emergence of Extremist & Leaders
– The Partition of Bengal
– Montey-Minto Reform
– Swadeshi Movement, Home Rule Movement etc.

  • Freedom Struggle: The Gandhian Era (1917 – 47)

– Gandhi – Advent and Achievement
– Rowllat Act, Jalianwala Bagh Massacre and Khilaphat Movement
– Non-Cooperation, Civil Disobedience and Quit India Movement
– British Response and Negotiations
– INA and Subhash Chandra Bose

  • Miscellaneous: Reforms/Acts/Committee, Congress Session, Governor-General, Viceroys etc.

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

Indian Constitution & Political System

  • The Union & its Territory, Citizenship
  • Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties
  • 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 Government: Panchayati Raj, Local Urban Government
  • Judiciary: Supreme Court, High Court, District Court
  • Constitutional and Non-constitutional Bodies

Governance in India:

  • Governance:

– Good Governance, e-Governance
– Local Governance: Panchayat Raj, Urban Governance

  • Transparency & Accountability:

– RTI, Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption

  • Empowerment:

– Civil Society, People Participation
– Reform: Police Reform, Administrative Reform, Judicial Reform, Political Reform etc.

  • Social Audit
  • Public Policy: Making, Implementation, Evaluation and monitoring
  • Strengthening Leadership in Government Organization, Public Sector Management
  • Public-private partnerships (PPP)
  • Rights Issues

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: 

  • World Population, Distribution & Density, Races & Tribes, Settlement & Migration

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 6 24 March, 2018
Wed.
Indian Economy (I) Indian Economy (I)

  • Understanding Economics:

– National Income, Economic Growth and Development
– Fiscal Development & Public Finance
– Prices & Monetary Management
– Financial Intermediation & Markets
– BOP & International Trade
– FDI

  • Planning and Development Strategies till 1991
  • Economic Reforms since 1991
  • Five Year Plans

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 7 31 March, 2018
Sat.
Ancient India (Indian History)

Medieval India

Ancient India (Indian History): 

  • Prehistoric
  • Harappan/Indus Valley Civilization
  • Vedic Age
  • Mahajanapadas
  • Religious Reforms
  • Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan
  • Guptas & Post Guptas/Vardhana
  • Sangam Age

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

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 8 04 April, 2018
Wed.
General Science 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

Biology

  • Introduction
  • Cell Biology
  • Gene
  • Human System
  • Disease
  • Nutrition
  • Biological Diversity
  • Discoveries
  • Plant Biology

+ Applied Science and Modern Day Technology/Latest Research

Test 9 07 April, 2018
Sat.
Social Development

Social Sectors Initiatives

Ecology & Environment

Social Development

  • Human Capital Development
  • Poverty & Unemployment
  • Inclusion
  • Sustainable Development
  • Rural Development
  • Health, Literacy and Education
  • Demographics
  • Women & Child
  • Social Security

Social Sectors Initiatives

  • Poverty alleviation programme
  • Employment generation programme
  • Basic amenities: Housing/Drinking waters/Sanitations
  • Health and Family welfare
  • Women and Child development
  • Social Welfare etc.

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 Impact Assessment
  • Energy Crisis and Non conventional source
  • Environment Education and Environment Law

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 10 14 April, 2018
Wed.
Physical 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

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 11 18 April, 2018
Sat.
REVISION

Indian Economy (I)

Ancient India (Indian History)

Medieval India

General Science

Social Development

Social Sector Initiative

Ecology & Environment

Physical Geography

Indian Economy (I)

  • Understanding Economics:

– National Income, Economic Growth and Development
– Fiscal Development & Public Finance
– Prices & Monetary Management
– Financial Intermediation & Markets
– BOP & International Trade
– FDI

  • Planning and Development Strategies till 1991
  • Economic Reforms since 1991
  • Five Year Plans

Ancient India (Indian History)

  • Prehistoric
  • Harappan/Indus Valley Civilization
  • Vedic Age
  • Mahajanapadas
  • Religious Reforms
  • Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan
  • Guptas & Post Guptas/Vardhana
  • Sangam Age

Medieval India

  • Prehistoric
  • 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

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

Biology

  • Introduction
  • Cell Biology
  • Gene
  • Human System
  • Disease
  • Nutrition
  • Biological Diversity
  • Discoveries
  • Plant Biology

+ Applied Science and Modern Day Technology/Latest Research

Social Development

  • Human Capital Development
  • Poverty & Unemployment
  • Inclusion
  • Sustainable Development
  • Rural Development
  • Health, Literacy and Education
  • Demographics
  • Women & Child
  • Social Security

Social Sectors Initiatives

  • Poverty alleviation programme
  • Employment generation programme
  • Basic amenities: Housing/Drinking waters/Sanitations
  • Health and Family welfare
  • Women and Child development
  • Social Welfare etc.

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 Impact Assessment
  • Energy Crisis and Non conventional source
  • Environment Education and Environment Law

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
Test 12 21 April, 2018
Wed.
Economic Geography (World)

Human Geography

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: 

  • World Population, Distribution & Density, Races & Tribes, Settlement & Migration

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 13 28 April, 2018
Sat.
India Economy (II) India Economy (II)

  • Agriculture
  • Industry
  • Services
  • Energy, Infrastructure and Communication
  • Foreign Trade Relations
  • India and IMF, WTO, WIPO
  • India and International Institution

+ Current Affairs & General Awareness

Test 14 05 May, 2018
Wed.
Current Affairs Current Affairs

  • Economic Survey 2017 -18
  • Budget 2018
  • Current Affairs section of INDIA YEAR BOOK 2018 and Manorama Year Book 2018
  • International events
  • National events
  • Economy
  • Polity
  • Ecology
  • Persons in News
  • Places in News
  • Sports
  • Science and Technology
  • Defence
  • Miscellaneous
Test 15 12 May, 2018
Sat.
FULL LENGTH
MOCK TEST – I
[Morning Session: 10 AM to 12 NOON]
Complete Syllabus of Paper I
Test 16 19 May, 2018
Wed.
FULL LENGTH
MOCK TEST – II
[Morning Session: 10 AM to 12 NOON]
Complete Syllabus of Paper I
Test 17 26 May, 2018
Sat.
FULL LENGTH
MOCK TEST – III
[Morning Session: 10 AM to 12 NOON]
Complete Syllabus of Paper I
Test 18 30 May., 2018
Wed.
FULL LENGTH
MOCK TEST – IV
[Morning Session: 10 AM to 12 NOON]
Complete Syllabus of Paper I
CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAM, 2018 : 03.06.2018 (SUNDAY)

Number of Mock Tests: 18
Nature: Flexible : Reschedule on the request of the candidate.
Note: Students can postpone but not prepone the test date based in the schedule.


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